The cross-country controller leeps track of riders on course usually by communication via radio with officials and others. This position requires some experience and
familiarity with cross-country and eventing rules and procedures and is not an entry-level position. Necessary experience with cross-country course procedures, able to multi-task with officials, starter, and volunteers and operate a radio, along with recording data accurately and completely, etc. A controller is responsible for
relaying course holds from officials to volunteers and communicating clearly in case of situations requiring assistance.