Irish eventing guru Andrew Fell has been appointed British Eventing’s new Regional Coordinator for the South West.
Based in Wiltshire, Fell originally hails from Ireland where his family own and run the Ballindenisk competition venue in Co. Cork which host an international horse trials twice a year, along with several other equestrian events.
Andrew Fell is a ‘List A’ Cross-Country Course Designer and Gold Cross-Country Course Builder. He had worked in various roles in the sport, including as a Technical Adviser and FEI Technical Delegate. Fell is also on the BE Cross Country Advisory Group, and is part of an experienced panel who advise on cross country specific issues to the Safety Committee.
“I am delighted to be appointed as Regional Coordinator for the South West and am looking forward to working with such a great team of organisers, officials and riders to support and enhance the South West region,” Fell said.
Supporting BE Affiliated events in the South West, the role combines sport development within the designated region and maintaining relationships between events, staff and the BE Head Office. Acting as the first point of contact for event organisers, Regional Coordinators ensure events in the region meet the required standards and their smooth running, including managing the distribution of BE Officials.
Fell will also be responsible for helping to develop more opportunities and provide advice and support to events across the South West as well as acting as Chair to the new Regional Committee.
BE Chief Executive David Holmes said the role of the Regional Coordinator was a vital part of British Eventing’s structure to enable and support the development of the sport. “It is great to have Andrew as a part of the team who are working together with all our stakeholders in order to deliver British Eventing’s Strategic Plan.”