International Equestrian Federation (FEI) 5* judge Linda Zang from the US has been appointed to the Judges Supervisory Panel. Uwe Mechlem, German judge in retirement, has also been reappointed to the Panel. He had already been part of the Panel of 2010, when the Panel first had been introduced. The Panel’s responsibility is the supervision of the judge’s decisions at Olympic Games and major Championships. Three members of the Panel are present at Championships; they can intervene by adjusting scores in case of considerable differences between the judges. They also are able to correct definitive technical mistakes in the judging. The members of the Panel are appointed for terms of a two-year duration.