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FEI – 981 Cones penalty chart 17-051

FEI rule change RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee RC#: 17-051 Rule/Article: 981 Penalties in Cones chart Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 1Aug2016 Article 981 Summary of Penalties in Cones 1 Clarification: Line 3: Driving without a whip in the arena competition 1 New: Add last line: Grooms standing between the start and Finish / 975.2.7 / 5 Read more

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FEI – CD 973.1.2 Cones (oxer) 17-048

FEI rule change RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee RC#: 17-048 Rule/Article: 973.1.2 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 1Aug2016 Current wording: All obstacles consisting of a single pair of cones will constitute a single obstacle. New wording:  All obstacles consisting of a single pair or double pair (oxer) of cones will constitute as a single obstacle.

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FEI – CD 965.3.2 Groom down 17-047

FEI rule change RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee RC#: 17-047 Rule/Article: 965.3.2 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 1Aug2016 Current wording: Once Grooms have dismounted they are not required to get back onto the carriage and need not follow the Athlete through any of the Compulsory Gates in the rest of the Obstacle. Grooms do not have to be Read more

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XRCS [Withdrawn] CD 965.7.1 Time Training Obstacles 17-046

This RCS has been WITHDRAWN by the CDC 21Sept2016. RC#: 17-046 Rule/Article: CD 965.6.1 965.7.1 (rule number corrected 3Aug2016) Proponent: Ellen Ettenger / Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 2 July 2016 (received June 1) Current Wording: The Athlete will be timed from when the nose of the leading horse passes between the entry flags and the nose of the leading horse Read more

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RCP CD CD-A Driving Trials, reword Divisions 17-045

This Proposal is suggested as amended by the Combined Driving Committee. RC#: 17-045 Rule/Article: CD-A Driving Trials, 2. Divisions Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 7June2016, revised 28July2016 Appendix CD-A #2 Current Wording: Driving Trial Divisions may be include Training, Preliminary, Intermediate, Advanced or hybrid divisions including Intermediate-II or Preliminary-II or combinations thereof. Organizers should limit the number Read more

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XHK – [Withdrawn] CD 981 add to penalty chart 17-044

Withdrawn by CDC 21Sept2016 Housekeeping RC#: 17-044 Rule/Article: 981 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 8June2016 981 – Summary of Penalties in Cones Correct Wording: Add Elimination for groom not seated as per Article 975.2.7. Reason for Change: The penalty was not on the chart when the FEI rulebook was reorganized. The reference to the chart is currently in the Read more

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HK – CD 960.2.8 fix chart 17-042

Housekeeping RC#: 17-042 Rule/Article: 960.2.8 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 7June2016 960.2.8 – Distances and Paces at ADS-recognized Marathon competitions: (chart) Correct Wording: Remove Intermediate-II line from Chart. Reason for Change: It should have never been in there in the first place. There is no such thing as an Intermediate-II Marathon. Type of Change: Housekeeping  

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XRCS [Withdrawn] CD 960.2.9 remove VSE 2-section option_17-041

This RC has been withdrawn by the CDC 21Sept2016 This suggestion has not been recommended.  RC#: 17-041 Rule/Article: 960.2.9 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 7June2016, revised 27July2016, corrected 5Aug2016 to match 17-040 see also 17-040 Current Wording: (in italics, second sentence) At ADS-recognized events with Section A, VSE entries in Training and Preliminary Divisions may compete on Read more

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RCP CD 960.2.9 Reword Int-II_17-040

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee. This proposal only changes the wording to replace Intermediate-II. The option to also remove the option of a two-section marathon is RC# 17-041 Please note correction to new (red) text.  Apologies for the late change. (5Aug2016) RC#: 17-040 Rule/Article: 960.2.9 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 7June2016, revised 27July2016, Read more

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RCP CD 960.2.7 Reword_17-039

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee. RC#: 17-039 Rule/Article: 960.2.7 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 7June2016 Suggested Wording: 960.2.7 At ADS-recognized events: a. Training [insert] Marathon competitions [delete division events] other than Driving Trials, Sections A, Walk and B must be used with a total distance up to 12 km, with up to five obstacles Read more

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RCP CD 951 Reword Int-II_17-038

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED as revised by the Combined Driving Committee RC#: 17-038 Rule/Article: 951 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 7June2016, revised 27July 2017 Current Wording: At ADS-recognized events, current ADS Driven Dressage Tests must be used as published for Training, Preliminary and Intermediate divisions and for Advanced division in Arena Trials. Advanced divisions in Driving Trials and Read more

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HK – CD 943.2.14 Update chart 17-037

Housekeeping RC#: 17-037 Rule/Article: 943.2.14 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 4June2016 2.14 At ADS-recognized events, the following table shall apply [insert] for Training, Preliminary and Intermediate divisions. Change header “Dressage” to “Dressage & Cones” Add reference to 943.2.16 after “None required”  

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RCP CD 938.1 Reword Int-II for FEI requirements_17-036

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee RC#: 17-036 Rule/Article: 943.2.16 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 4June2016, revised 27July2016 Current Wording: Intermediate-II division drivers must follow all FEI rules for Advanced Competition for Dressage and Cones. New Wording: Athletes competing in Hybrid Divisions and CAC classes offering Advanced Dressage and Cones must follow all FEI rules Read more

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RCP CD 937.3 b(1) Reword Int-II_17-035

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee RC#: 17-035 Rule/Article: 937.3 b(1) Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 4June2016, revised 27July206 Current Wording: In Dressage and Cones: Intermediate-II division entries must follow all vehicle requirements under FEI 2* rules. New Wording: Entries in Hybrid Divisions offering Advanced Dressage and Cones must follow all vehicle requirements under FEI Read more

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RCP CD 937.1.1 Reword Int-II_17-034

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee RC#: 17-034 Rule/Article: CD 937.1.1 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 4June2016 Current Wording: (in italics, second sentence) For divisions other than Intermediate-II and Advanced, a groom is optional for single horse and pony drivers in Dressage and Cones Competition only and also for all single equine turnouts less Read more

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RCP CD 914.3.4 Reword Int-II_17-033

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee RC#: 17-033 Rule/Article: CD 914.3.4 913.3.4 (corrected article number 2Aug16, thank you Hardy) Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 4June2016 Current Wording: Intermediate-II division – the driver has completed* at least four Preliminary or Intermediate division CDEs. New Wording: Hybrid divisions offering Advanced Dressage and Cones – the driver has Read more