Stewards are not the show police, but they are there to monitor the welfare of the horses and help ensure the smooth-running of the competition. The job of a steward demands the skills of a diplomat and ringmaster, an understanding of horsemanship and an encyclopaedic knowledge of the rules and regulations relating to equestrian events.
THERE ARE three levels of FEI steward and at the top you will find Dan Chapman, one of only two Level 3 stewards listed in the 2017 edition of the British Dressage handbook. He is well-known to riders competing at major . . .
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