Selection trials to shortlist best Horse-Rider combinations for the show jumping team to represent the country at the Asian Games 2022 will take place from 9th March to 13th March at the TARC Equestrian Centre in New Delhi. This is the fourth selection trials and will be held in line with technical standards as per selection criteria issued by the Equestrian Federation of India (EFI). The Asian Games are scheduled to be held from 10th to 25 September at Hangzhou, China.
Show jumping is a part of equestrian event that test the stamina, speed and flexibility of the horses and the relationship shared by the horse with its riders. 25 Horse-Rider combinations are expected to take part in the selection trials in individual and team events in various categories. The fourth trial event will also include JNEC Category CSN Events to provide more exposure to the age groups of athletes. One more selection trials is scheduled after which final list for selected athletes will be prepared.
Col Jaiveer Singh, Secretary General, Equestrian Federation of India said, “After successfully conducting trials for show jumping at Bengaluru and twice in Mumbai, we are happy to conduct the trials in New Delhi. The upcoming Asian Games is an excellent opportunity for budding and experienced athletes to compete at the international stage and bring laurels for the country. EFI is committed to promote the sport and facilitate international exposure for Indian riders so that they can compete at the highest international levels”.
Schedule – The EFI Show Jumping CSN 1* & 3* and JNEC Category CSN Events will be held at TARC Equestrian Centre, Chattarpur wef 09 – 13 Mar 2022.
|Date & Time||Event||Venue|
|9 March 2022|
|1000H||CSN Children II Show Jumping||Show jumping Arena|
|10 March 2022|
|0700H||Course Walk||Show jumping Arena|
|0730H||Show Jumping 1.40 MRound I||Show jumping Arena|
|To Follow||CSN Children I Show Jumping||Show jumping Arena|
|1700H||Show Jumping 1.40 MRound II||Show jumping Arena|
|11 March 2022|
|0700H||CSN Junior Rider Show JumpingRound I||Show jumping Arena|
|To follow||CSN Junior Rider Show JumpingRound II||Show jumping Arena|
|12 March 2022|
|09:00h||Familiarization Round (CSN 1.50M)(As per Article 323 of FEI Rules for Jumping Championships and Games)||Show jumping Arena|
|To follow||CSN Young Rider Show JumpingRound I||Show jumping Arena|
|To follow||CSN Young Rider Show JumpingRound II||Show jumping Arena|
|13 March 2022|
|07:00h||Course Walk||Show jumping Arena|
|07:30h||Show Jumping 1.50 MRound I||Show jumping Arena|
|17:00h||Show Jumping 1.50 MRound II|