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FEI makes snaffle optional Up to CDI 2* level as of 2019

Little noise has been given to an important rule change that the FEI put in place as of 1 January 2019 until a watchful eye at Pferderevue in Austria spotted the alteration in the FEI rule book! As of 2019 riders competing up to 2* level will have the choice to compete their horses in a snaffle or double bridle!

The rule change does not count for CDI 3 * / 4 * / 5 * / U25, nor for Championships and World Equestrian Games.

Very few European shows host Grand Prix classes at a 1 and 2* level so for most Grand Prix riders the double bridle will continue to be mandatory.

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