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FEI RCP CD-946 Substitution During Event 19-069

RC#: 19-069 Status: Posted 30 July 18 ​ Name: FEI ADS #: Subject: Substitution During Event (linked to FEI RPC on article 935.5.3) Rule #: CD 946 Current Wording: 946.2 Substitutions during an Event 2.1 Substitution of Horses or Athletes during a Competition is not permitted. The penalty will be Disqualification. New Wording: 946.2 Substitutions during Read more

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FEI RCP CD-940 Added Exception to Elimination 19-068

RC#: 19-068 Status: Posted 30 July 18 ​ Name: FEI ADS #: Subject: Additional Exception to Elimination of Athlete Rule #: CD 940.13.1 Current Wording: 940.13 Penalties 13.1 Contravention of any paragraph in this Article in Competition will incur Elimination of the Athlete, exception for 940.1.1 to 940.1.13. New Wording: 940.13 Penalties 13.1 Contravention of any Read more

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FEI RCP CD-935.5.3 Substitute Horse Cones 19-067

RC#: 19-067 Status: Posted 30 July 18 ​ Name: FEI ADS #: Subject: Substitute Horse Cones Competition Rule #: CD 935.5.3 Current Wording: 935.5 In-Harness Inspection before Cones 5.1 The In-Harness Inspection must be carried out before any horse starts Cones, only when Cones follow Marathon. It must be performed by an Inspecting Committee consisting of Read more

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RCP PD-236.2 Use of Course After Competition 19-060

RC#: 19-060 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Use of Course After Competition Rule #: PD-236.2 Current Wording: 236.2 Unless expressly permitted by the Organizer, driving, leading, or riding horses on any course used for competition at any time prior to or after the competition Read more

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RCP PD-207.3.f Delete Reference to Dressage 19-059

RC#: 19-059 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Delete Reference to Dressage Rule #: PD-207.3.f Current Wording: 207.3.f Boots – Bell boots, shin boots and wraps are allowed in Pleasure Drive classes and may be allowed at the discretion of the judge in other classes due Read more

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RCP PD-205.8, 205.9, 241.4 Clarify Outside Assistance 19-058

RC#: 19-058 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Clarify Outside Assistance Rule #: PD-205.8, 205.9, 241.4 Current Wording: 205.8 Drivers receiving outside assistance after the judging has begun will be penalized at the judge’s discretion or as specified by class rules unless that assistance has Read more

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RCP PD-240.1 Remove Unnecessary Measurement Instruction 19-055

RC#: 19-055 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Remove Unnecessary Measuring Instruction Rule #: PD-240.1 Current Wording: 240.1 Obstacle courses should be accurately measured with a measuring wheel, if possible, or tapeline. New Wording: Delete Reason for Change: Unnecessary. Obvious SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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RCP PD-239.3 Remove Unnecessary Instruction 19-054

RC#: 19-054 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Remove Unnecessary Instruction Rule #: PD-239.3 Current Wording: 239.3 Care should be taken when numbers are placed to ensure that the numbers do not protrude inside the markers where they might be disturbed without hitting the obstacle Read more

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RCP PD-239.2 Replace “Markers” with “Cones” 19-053

RC#: 19-053 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Replace “Markers” with “Cones” Rule #: PD-239.2 Current Wording: 239.2 On markers with perpendicular sides, adjustment for the widest part of the vehicle at the highest part of the marker may be made. New Wording: 239.2 On Read more

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RCP PD-203.1 Judge Approves Vehicle Substitution 19-051

RC#: 19-051 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Judge Approves Vehicle Substitution Rule #: PD-203.1 Current Wording: 203.1 Unless otherwise specified in the Omnibus, an entry is defined as a combination of horse(s), vehicle and driver and must be assigned a specific entry number. In Read more

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RCP PD-206.1 Organizer discretion on marathon vehicles 19-050

RC#: 19-050 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Organizer discretion on marathon vehicles Rule #: PD-206.1 Current Wording: 206.1 Management may restrict Combined Driving marathon vehicles from participation in Pleasure Driving competitions. New Wording: 206.1 Combined Driving marathon type vehicles are allowed only at the Read more

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RCP PD-204.3 Clarify final placings determination 19-049

RC#: 19-049 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Clarify final placings determination Rule #: PD-204.3 Current Wording: 204.3 Management has the option to have final placings determined by working off the leaders of each section or by awarding duplicate ribbons and/or trophies for each section as Read more

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RCP GR-5.2 Condense Text 19-046

RC#: 19-046 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Reccommended by PDC & ESC, R with Mods by CDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC, Boots Wright for ESC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Condense Text Rule #: GR-5.2 Current Wording: 5  Responsibilities of Drivers and Officials 5.2 All officials and management should constantly be on the lookout for unsafe Read more

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RC CD 928.2 Marathon Dress (Vests) 19-044

THIS RULE HAS BEEN PASSED BY THE BOD AND GOES INTO EFFECT 1Jan2019.  15Nov17 BOD did not approve , Feb2018 BOD passed this as modified below New Wording:  2.2 Athletes and Grooms must wear securely fastened Protective Headgear [add: and Protective Vests] [delete: a back protector] in the Marathon [add: or any competition that includes marathon-type obstacles] that is in Read more

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RCP DR Correct Appendix DR-C 19-029

RC#: 19-029 Status: Posted 11 Jun18, Recommended by DC & ESC 19July18 Name: Tracey Morgan / DR Chair ADS #: 13258 Subject: DR Correct Appendix DR-C Rule #: DR Appendix DR-C Current Wording: New Wording: ADVANCED LEVEL FEI Driving Dressage tests can be found at https://inside.fei.org/fei/your-role/organisers/driving/dressage-tests ARENA TRIALS Intermediate #1    6 mins         Read more

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RCP CD 960.2.8 Marathon Distance and Pace 19-018

RC#: 19-018 Status: Posted 5Jun18, Recommended with Mods by CDC & ESC 19July18 Name: Marc Johnson / CDC Chair ADS #: 9050 Subject: Marathon Distance and Pace Rule #: 960.2.8 Current Wording: New Wording: Reason for Change:  Replace Walk Section with Transfer Section. Preliminary should be allowed any pace throughout Section B to better align with Read more

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RCP CD 944.1 Identification Nos. 19-014

RC#: 19-014 Status: Posted 5Jun18, Recommended by CDC & ESC 19July18 Name: Marc Johnson / CDC Chair ADS #: 9050 Subject: Identification numbers for ADS/USEF/FEI Rule #: 944.1  Current Wording: At ADS-recognized events held in conjunction with USEF/FEI events, an identification number with a different background color or numbering scheme that differentiates the ADS entries from Read more

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RCP CD 945.2 Groom Speaking Dressage 19-006

RC#: 19-006 Status: Posted 14Feb18, Recommended by CDC &ESC 19July18 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 off a competing carriage entry may give verbal or physical directions to an Athlete with the Read more

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RCP CD 957 Update Chart 19-005

RC#: 19-005 Status: Posted 14Feb18, Recommended CDC & ESC 19July18 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: Read more

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RCP CD Appx CD-B Grooms 19-004

RC#: 19-004 Status: Posted 14Feb18, Recommended CDC & ESC 19July18 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 Read more