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RCP2014#75 – Update Hitch/Unhitch sequence for singles

2014 RCP # 75 Summary Update Hitch/Unhitch sequence for singles Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 88/89 Sequence to Unhitch /Hitch – Single To UnhitchDetach breeching, disconnect off trace, near trace, remove the Read more

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RCS2014#74 – Update for Road Carts

2014 RCS # 74 Summary Update for Road Carts Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Withdrawn:31July31 Current Wording – PLEASURE DRIVING APPENDIX A, Section 2.8 – VEHICLES Road or Jogging Cart Definition: Light road carts are used for Read more

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RCP2014#73 – Clarify insurance coverage period

2014 RCP # 73 Summary Clarify insurance coverage period Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 126.9 Responsibility of Management That liability insurance coverage, either permanent or temporary, is in effect for the entire Read more

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RCP2014#72 – New Classes Ladies/Gentlemen Driving

2014 RCP # 72 Summary New Classes Ladies/Gentlemen Driving Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments: 01Sep13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 Suggested Additions Ladies Driving Class Entries are judged primarily on the suitability of the turnout for a lady with emphasis on manners. To Read more

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RCP2014#71 – Whip requirements

2014 RCP # 71 Summary Whip requirements Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 72.1 Dress Gloves and a hat (or protective headgear) are required. Aprons are recommended but optional. A whip must be Read more

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RCP2014#70 – More move speeds & Break in gaits

2014 RCP # 70 Summary More move speeds & Break in gaits Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Marsha Himler Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 68 Pleasure Drive – Pace Drivers are given the distance of the course and the speed Read more

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RCP2014#69 – Move Pleasure Drive speeds

2014 RCP # 67 Summary Move Pleasure Drive speeds Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Marsha Himler Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 67.2 Pleasure Drive – Timed Time Allowed in the trot section shall be calculated from the distance and required Read more

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RCP2014#68 – Pleasure Drive Penalty additions

2014 RCP # 68 Summary Pleasure Drive Penalty additions Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Suggested Addition – Article 65B Pleasure Drive Penalties Spares: each item omitted – 1 penalty point Spares: complete omission – 20 penalty Read more

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RCP2014#67 – Pleasure Drive Appointments

2014 RCP # 67 Summary Pleasure Drive Appointments Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 65.1 Spares and Appointments Spares and appointments must be carried on each vehicle during a pleasure drive. They are Read more

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RCP2014#66 – Pleasure Drive – Walk section scoring

2014 RCP # 66 Summary Pleasure Drive – Walk section scoring Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 64 Observers on Course In a walk section, official observers should be placed where the entire Read more

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RCP2014#65 – Pleasure Drive suggested speeds

2014 RCP # 65 Summary Pleasure Drive suggested speeds Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Marsha Himler Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 63 Timing The timing method must be clearly explained in the prize list. The course designer should take into Read more

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RCS2014#64 – Cross Country Obstacles – Spares requirements

2014 RCS # 64 Summary Cross Country Obstacles – Spares requirements Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Simon Rosenman Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Not recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 60.A Fault Competitions:Cross Country A. Cross Country After passing through the Start markers, the driver shall Read more

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RCP2014#63 – Reference for Scurry Obstacles

2014 RCP # 63 Summary Reference for Scurry Obstacles Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 58A.A.5 Specialty Time Competitions:Scurry Obstacle Refer to Article 28A Break in Gaits. Suggested Wording – Article 58A.A.5 Specialty Read more

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RCS2014#62 – Reference in Penalties

2014 RCS # 61 Summary Reference in Penalties Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Simon Rosenman Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Not recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 571.l Penalties Exceeding time limit (twice time allowed) – Elimination Suggested Wording – Article 57.1.l Penalties Exceeding time limit Read more

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RCP2014#61 – Alternative markers for Reverse Psychology

2014 RCP # 61 Summary Alternative markers for Reverse Psychology Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Current Wording – Article 49.1 The Course The course may consist of Start and Finish markers, decorative materials and driveable Read more

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RCP2014#60 – Participating more than once

2014 RCP # 60 Summary Participating more than once Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Current Wording – Article 46 Participation A driver may not compete more than once in the same obstacle class or in Read more

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RCP2014#59 – No marathons in Pleasure Driving

2014 RCP # 59 Summary No marathons in Pleasure Driving Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Current Wording – Article 43 Concours d’Elegance The class may be judged: As a separate class. In conjunction with the marathon Read more

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RCP2014#58 – Clarify turnout requirements

2014 RCP # 58 Summary Clarify turnout requirements Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Current Wording – Article 35 Turnout A Pleasure Driving class in which entries are judged primarily on the performance and quality of Read more

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RCP2014#57 – Added Special Vehicle Divisions

2014 RCP # 57 Summary Added Special Vehicle Divisions Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Current Wording – Article 32 Other Divisions Configuration of turnout – Single, Pair, Tandem, Unicorn, and Four-in-hand. If entries warrant, singles Read more