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Current Corona Measures for (Equestrian) Sports

The Prime Minister Mark Rutte and the Minister of Health Hugo de Jonge announced last Tuesday, November 17th, during the press conference that the extra measures that were effective on October 13th, 2020 will lapse as of November 19th, 2020. Horse riding is still possible, although strict rules apply. Below, you will find the corona measures with regard to the (equestrian) sport effective as of November 19th 2020:

  • A maximum of 4 people can play sports together (indoors and outdoors), keeping a distance of 1.5 meters from each other.
  • For indoor sports (and group lessons), a maximum of 4 people applies (excluding instructor). And a maximum of 30 people per independent area.
  • For outdoor sports (and group lessons) a maximum of 4 people applies (excluding instructor). They must keep a distance of 1.5 meters from each other.
  • Multiple groups and group lessons next to each other is possible, as long as they do not mix. And as long as there is a clear demarcation between the groups (for example with lines on the field or vests).

Sports for adults is only allowed if it is possible to keep 1.5 meters distance.

  • Competitions are not allowed.
  • Exceptions apply to top athletes.
  • Children up to and including 17 years of age do not have to keep a distance of 1.5 meters from each other during sports. But no competitions are played against athletes from other associations. Mutual training competitions are allowed. Children with health complaints must stay at home.
  • Children over 13 years old are not allowed to come together with more than 4 people after exercising.
  • Audience during the (equestrian) sports is not allowed.
  • Sports canteens, changing rooms and showers are closed.

If you have any questions, please contact Irma Uwe-Ntukabumwe.

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