Event Rider Masters has
conducted a full risk assessment of the rapidly evolving Coronavirus
Covid-19 situation in line with the recommendations of the relevant health
authorities in order to evaluate whether the health and safety of all ERM
Staff, Contractors, Organisers, Volunteers, Riders and Rider’s Staff can
The ERM 2020 series is spread
over 3 countries, all of whom are currently affected by Covid-19
and involves a production team of 60 people travelling from 6 different
countries. The ERM Riders throughout each season represent at least 20
different nations. The logistics of moving the multinational production
team from venue to venue is impossible to implement in a manner that has
an acceptable risk level.
As a result of this assessment,
it is clear that there are too many risks associated with conducting
the ERM Series this year and regrettably ERM has made the decision to
cancel the 2020 Series.
Currently all individual host
venue events: Burnham Market, Chatsworth, Arville and Jardy are
planning on running their own events.
partners and backers of ERM are committed to making the series run in 2021.
in 2016, the Event Rider Masters series links together multiple Equestrian
Eventing competition venues; where each venue encompasses 3 phases, where
each phase is completed by the same horse and rider combination. Phase 1
Dressage, Phase 2 Show Jumping and Phase 3 Cross Country; all at the CCI4*S
level of Federation Equestrian Internationale (FEI) approved competition.
Dressage and Show Jumping are arena based, while Cross Country covers a track
of between 3.4 kms and 4kms in length comprising between 30 – 35 solid jumping
obstacles over natural terrain.