RC#: 19-007 Status: Posted 15Feb18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: 1167 Subject: Grooms Standing in Dressage Rule #: 9184.108.40.206 Current Wording: 2.1.2 In Dressage and Cones, Grooms must remain seated in their proper positions between entering and leaving the Arena. ey are not permitted to handle the reins or the whip (will incur 20 penalties). For Read more
RC#: 19-006 Status: Posted 14Feb18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: 1187 Subject: Groom speaking in Dressage penalty Rule #: CD 945.2 Current Wording: 945.2 Prohibited outside assistance At ADS-recognized events, no person, either on or o a competing carriage entry may give verbal or physical directions to an Athlete with the exception of persons on the Read more
RC#: 19-005 Status: Posted 14Feb18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: 1187 Subject: Groom speaking in Dressage penalty Rule #: 957 – 12. box Current Wording: Groom speaking or giving indications 945.2 10 penalties (once) See ADS exception Elimination New Wording: Groom speaking or giving indications 945.2 10 penalty points (once) DELETE: [See ADS exception Elimination] Reason Read more
RC#: 19-004 Status: Posted 14Feb18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: 1187 Subject: Grooms speaking penalties Rule #: Appendix CD-B Arena Trials Current Wording: 1.10 Grooms May ride in/on the vehicle in competition. During Driven Dressage or Obstacles/Cones competitions, grooms giving verbal or physical directions or sliding, lifting or moving the vehicle in any way will incur Read more
RC#: 19-003 Status: Posted 14Feb18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: 1187 Subject: Help entering the Dressage Arena Rule #: CD 952.1 Current Wording: 952.1 Entering the Arena An Athlete who enters the arena before the starting signal or who fails to enter the arena within 90 seconds of the starting signal may be Eliminated, at the discretion Read more
RC#: 19-002 Status: Posted 14Feb18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: 1187 Subject: Groom speaking penalty Rule #: CD 952.2 Current Wording: 952.2 Memory The FEI Driven Dressage Test must be driven from memory. Speaking or indication given by a groom will incur 10 penalties (10 penalties can only be given once per Test). At ADS-recognized events Read more
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RC#: 19-001 Status: Submitted 28Jan18 Name: Linda Yutzy Subject: Change rule Phone: Rule (Article) Number: 975.2.7 Current Wording: 975.2.7 Grooms must be seated in their proper places between the start and finish lines. For penalties, see ARTICLE 981. In ADS-recognized competitions, the groom may advise the Athlete a whistle/bell has sounded. If carriage does not have Read more
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