Competitor information

2020 Sydney CDI CANCELLED due to the Coronavirus

Draws/Start List and Results   Stables/Camp/Cabins

Competitor Information 

- 16 October: Refunds via Nominate will be processed as soon as possible. Entries will be refunded in full including the admin fee. DNSW will absorb the Nominate processing fee.

- Entries close 18 March 2020.  Performances from DJWTS and other events up to end of March will be considered. Competitors must enter by the due date and make a note on the entry re pending results. It is the riders responsibility to forward copies of the results as soon as possible after the event.

- 17 Feb 2020: Competitor News newsletter

- Event merchandise - preorder and pick up at the event:  More info here

Enter Here

2020 Conditions of entry & Schedule  COE_Entry_Schedule_Sydney_CDI_2020.pdf
FEI Approved Schedule DS DEF NF Sydney (AUS) 29 April - 03 May 2020 Updated II.pdf
 Biosecurity Horse Health Declaration   Biosecurity_Declaration_Sydney_CDI_2020.docx
 Venue layout  CDI_SIEC_Map.pdf

Enquiries: Toni Venhaus 0418 686 781 or  e-mail  Toni on:  [email protected]  or Cathie Drury Klein 0417 224 432 or email Cathie

FEI Registration  - Renew on line here

All riders and horses participating in FEI sanctioned events (CDIs) must be registered on the FEI database. Registrations must be renewed each calendar year (in January). Registration forms are available on the EA web site or contact the National Office 02 8762 7777. FEI registration is required for all horses and riders taking part in the CDI 3*, U-25, CDI-Y, CDI-P, CDI-J competitions. 

FEI Requirements re Passports etc explained:  FEIRequirementsSydney_CDI_from_2017.pdf

Find your FEI Registration number [here

EA National Identification Documents & Recognition Card  & FEI Passports 

All horses entered in the CDI3* events  competitions must have either an FEI Passport or an FEI Horse Recognition Card to go with an EA Horse Identification Document. Refer entry conditions. Contact the National Office to arrange for a Horse Identification Document on 02 8762 7777. The procedure takes some time so don't leave it till the last minute. For horses entered in the CDI-Y/J/P & U-25 it is not compulsory to have an FEI Passport however horses registed after the 1/1/17 must have a National Passport before applying for FEI registration.  See below.

NEW National Passports

From 1/1/17 all horses/ponies applying for FEI registration will need to be identifiable by the EA Passport.  This does not apply to any horse with a current FEI registration number or overseas national passports (KWPN, German Hannover Document etc or a passprt issued by the A.C.E. Group (updated of August 2017).  More information

The above does not apply to horses taking part in CDN competitions such as the National PSG,Inter I, Inter II, GP CDN, the FEI Medium Tour, the Advanced and young horse competitions at this event.

Apply for FEI Registration or FEI Passports [Here]

Rules and Regulations regarding Sponsor Logos on Saddlecloths and Jackets

Athlete Anti-Doping

Equestrian Australia Athlete anti-doping information 2016_anti_doping_rider_bulletin.pdf

FEI Cleansport
New Equine Anti-Doping and controlled Medication Regulations and Equine prohibited substances list go LIVE for all FEI events. [More

FEI Vets
All Vets attending horses in the CDI competitions must have an FEI Recognition Card. FEI_Vet ID card_A3 Poster.pdf 

Medication log books are required to be kept by owners of horses entered in FEI sanctioned events.
Participants in FEI events (CIs - this means CDI competitions held at the Sydney CDI event) will need to keep a medication logbook for their horses. [More

Health Professionals
Competitors please read this notice regarding protocol and procedures that will be in place for this event regarding health professionals and personnel providing alternate treatment for horses. [File to be updated]

Other Links

  • FEI website for dressage rules and tests [More]