FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarians
ROLE OF THE PERMITTED TREATING VETERINARIANS
Permitted Treating Veterinarians attend and treat horses during events and may not work in an Official capacity during the same Event. It is important that Permitted Treating Veterinarians understand the FEI General, Veterinary and Equine Anti-Doping & Controlled Medication Regulations, particularly given their liability as Support Personnel or additional Persons Responsible, they must also be aware of the Clean Sport concept.
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REQUIREMENTS OF FEI PERMITTED TREATING VETERINARIANS
To become listed by the FEI as a Permitted Treating Veterinarian, the veterinarian must be acknowledged as a qualified and licensed veterinarian/ veterinary surgeon by their National Federation (NF) within their NF country and provide contact names of 2 veterinarians (referees), of which 1 should be an FEI Official, to their NF as character reference. Additionally, they must have an understanding of English and to have agreed to the FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarian codex.
Please note that from 1 January 2013, subject to GA approval, applicants for FEI Official Veterinarian must first be listed as Permitted Treating Veterinarians.
APPLICATION FOR FEI PERMITTED TREATING VETERINARIAN
1. Application to National Federation
Veterinarians wishing to be work at an Event as Permitted Treating Veterinarians need to apply through their National Federations using the application form, which can be downloaded here.
2. Consideration by National Federation
National Federation should ensure that applicant Permitted Treating Veterinarians are qualified and licensed Veterinarians/ Veterinary Surgeons within their NF country, before approving or rejecting their application.
3. FEI ID
Following NF approval, the Veterinarian will receive an email from the FEI providing a link to the FEI user system and their FEI ID.
4. Account Creation
Using the link provided in the email, Veterinarians must update their personal details, accept the FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarian Codex and set their password to create their personal FEI user account.
The applicant will then be able to login to their FEI user account and access the examination platform.
5. The Examination
The examination will consist of questions on the current FEI Veterinary, Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations and Clean Sport. It is intended to be taken as an ‘open book’ examination and therefore the time and number of attempts permitted will not be restricted.
The questions will be presented in a multiple choice question (MCQ) format, and 25 questions will be randomly selected from the question database.
Please prepare for the examination be reviewing the regulations first.
The prototype examination can be accessed here. Please note that his is not the actual exam. To access the actual exam, you will have to go on the FEI database and login with your FEI ID number and password to access your account. When logged in on your account, you will be able to access the link to the exam, which can be found at the bottom of the page.
6. Re-Taking & Re-Starting
Applicants will be able to re-start the examination as required, and may re-take the examination, if they are unsuccessful.
7. Successful Examination
On successful completion of the examination, the applicant will immediately be provided with access to the PDF ID document. This PDF document should be printed, and the marked credit card sized region cut out, a photograph should be added and this ID card carried during attendance at FEI events.
The FEI will inform the FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarian’s NF, via email, when an applicant successfully completes the examination.
Should you have any further questions, please contact FEI Veterinary Department at VeterinaryEducation@FEI.org.
Promotion for FEI Official Veterinarians
For information regarding promotion to FEI Official Veterinarian status, for any discipline, please see the FEI Official Veterinarian webpage.
Lists of FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarians
A list of current FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarians will be available through the FEI webpage and should be consulted when selecting and appointing Treating Veterinarians for Events.
Frequently Asked Questions
I want to be registered as a Permitted Treating Veterinarians, what do I need to do to obtain the FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarian ID Card?
Any Veterinarian wishing to treat horses during Events must apply through their National Federation, using the Permitted Treating Veterinarian application form above. You will then receive an email from notification@FEI.org [FEI User Management], requesting you activate your FEI User Account and take the online examination. When you have successfully completed the online examination you will be provided with your FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarian ID Card at the end of the examination.
I have sent my Permitted Treating Veterinarian application form to my National Federation and have not received an email to activate my FEI User Account. What should I do?
Please check your inbox and spam filter for an email from notification@FEI.org [FEI User Management], sent to the email address you entered on your application form.If you did not receive this email, please contact your National Federation directly to ensure they received your application and request when they expect this to be processed.
I have applied as a Permitted Treating Veterinarian and the link has expired on the email I received to activate my FEI User Account to access the online examination. What should I do?
Please contact our support team: firstname.lastname@example.org, providing them with your name and FEI ID number.
I want to apply as a Permitted Treating Veterinarian. Do I need to take the online examination?
Yes, the online examination is required by those veterinarians wishing to be listed as Permitted Treating Veterinarians.
I want to apply as a Permitted Treating Veterinarian. Do I need to attend a FEI Veterinarian Course?
No, attendance at a FEI Veterinarian Course is not required. Although it is recommended for Team and Treating Veterinarians.
If you attended a FEI Veterinarian Course between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2012 you are eligible to receive the FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarian Card without taking the examination.
I attended a FEI Veterinarian Course and wish to apply as a Permitted Treating Veterinarian. What should I do?
You must apply in the usual way for Permitted Treating Veterinarians, through their National Federation, using the Permitted Treating Veterinarian application form above. You will then receive an email from notification@FEI.org [FEI User Management], requesting you activate your FEI User Account and take the online examination. Please ignore this request to take the online examination and instead complete the information below and kindly return to: VeterinaryEducation@FEI.org.
Given Name Family Name FEI ID Email address Course Attended (City) Course Country Course Dates
We will then verify your course attendance details and will notify you by email when your FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarian ID Card has been uploaded to your FEI User Account.
I am an FEI Official Veterinarian. Do I need to take the online examination?
No. The online examination is required by those veterinarians wishing to be listed as Permitted Treating Veterinarians only.
I have a Permitted Treating Veterinarian ID Card, what should I do to become an FEI Official Veterinarian?
The process to apply as a FEI Official Veterinarian is explained here. Please apply in the usual way.
I have an FEI Official Veterinarian ID Card, what should I do to obtain the Permitted Treating Veterinarian ID Card?
It is not necessary to obtain the Permitted Treating Veterinarian ID Card. You may work as either an Official Veterinarian or a Permitted Treating Veterinarian at any given Event using your FEI Official Veterinarian ID Card to request accreditation.
I am an Endurance Treatment Official Veterinarian, what card do I need?
Endurance Treatment Official Veterinarians must obtain their FEI Permitted Treating Veterinarian ID card in the usual way.
I have an FEI ID and login information, how do I access the Login page?
The URL required is: https://data.fei.org, please click the “Login” tab on the top right of the page.
Should you wish to access your certificate and ID card at any time in order to re-print it, you will need to go on the FEI Database, login with your FEI ID number and password you have set up.