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HK Pleasure. Replace Shall 18-035

RC#: 18-035 Housekeeping Section: Driven Dressage Proponent: Rules Committee, Pleasure Driving Committee Status: received 10May17, posted 20Jun17 The word “must” replaces the word “shall,” or “shall” removed as unnecessary to meaning 207.1.a (iii) Unless otherwise specified, the driver [delete shall; add] must wear a hat, an apron or knee rug and gloves. … b. Grooms: Grooms of either sex may Read more

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RCS PD 201 Pleasure Officials 18-011

RC#: 18-011 Rule/Article: PD – 201 Change Type: New Proponent: Diane Kern Status: 24May17 received; 26May17 posted and sent to committee. Not Recommended by the Pleasure Driving Committee (posted 4Aug17). Current Wording: none New Wording: A show with fewer than 25 competitors at the event may have obstacles judged by the TD or other competition knowledgeable person. Reason for Change:  Read more

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RCP PD 207.3.b Nosebands 18-006

RC#: 18-006 Rule/Article: PD 207.3.b Change Type: Modify Proponent: Jeffrey Morse Status: 13Mar17 received; 26Apr17 posted and sent to committee. Recommended by the Pleasure Driving Committee (posted 25July17.) Current Wording: Bridles should fit snugly to prevent catching on the vehicle or other pieces of harness. A throatlatch and a full noseband are mandatory. A full noseband is defined as a Read more

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RCP PD 255.1 Spares, Quarter Sheets 18-001

RC#: 18-001 Rule/Article: PD 255.1 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Lonnie Leavitt Status: 7Feb17 received; 9Feb17 posted  and sent to committee with Note below. Recommended by the Pleasure Driving Committee (posted 25July17). Current Wording: Article 255 Spares 255.1 Spares must be carried on each vehicle during a pleasure drive. They are as follows: Wheel wrench to fit axle nuts Knife Cooler or quartersheet Read more

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HK – PD 202.2 correction 17-023

Housekeeping RC#: 17-023 Rule/Article: PD 202.2 Proponent: Jeff Morse Date: posted 31May2016 Current Wording: 202.2 Arena Driving and Two-Phase competitions may be presented concurrently with pleasure driving. Horses may compete in both competitions at management’s discretion. New Wording: 202.2 Driven Dressage, Arena Driving and Two-Phase competitions may be presented concurrently with pleasure driving. Horses may compete in both competitions at Read more

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XRCP PD 209.1 WITHDRAWN 17-022

WITHDRAWN by ADS Pleasure Driving Committee RC#: 17-022 Rule/Article: PD 209.1 Proponent: Jeff Morse Date: posted 31May2016, revised 22Jun2016 Current Wording: 209.1 Minimum requirements: a. Four-in-hand and unicorn turnouts (except VSE): two grooms or passengers capable of rendering assistance at all times. b. Pairs, tandems, VSE four-in-hand and unicorn turnouts: one groom or passenger capable of rendering assistance at all Read more

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HK – PD 247 Penalties 17-019

Housekeeping RC#: 17-019 Rule/Article: PD 247 Proponent: ADS Pleasure Driving Committee Date: posted 31May2016 Current Wording: Article 247 Penalties Unless otherwise specified, these penalties will apply to all Time and Specialty Obstacle classes. Additional penalties will apply as specified in individual class rules. (See Article 211 Break in Gaits). New Wording: Article 247 Penalties Unless otherwise specified, these penalties will apply Read more

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RCP PD 250.1 Fault and Out 17-018

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Pleasure Driving Committee. RC#: 17-018 Rule/Article: PD 250.1 Proponent: ADS Pleasure Driving Committee Date: posted 31May2016 Current Wording: 250.1 Fault and Out Obstacles c. If all the obstacles are driven cleanly before the allowed time expires, the driver will begin the course again, starting with obstacle #1, without having to pass through the Start markers. Read more

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RCP PD 249.6g (see 17-015) 17-017

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Pleasure Driving Committee. RC#: 17-017 Rule/Article: PD 249.6.g Proponent: ADS Pleasure Driving Committee Date: posted 31May2016 Strike Article 249.6g Current Wording: 249.6 Your Route/My Route Obstacles g. Omitting an obstacle or driving an obstacle twice in the second half of the round results in Elimination. Passing through the Start and Finish markers more than Read more

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RCP PD 244 Off-Course 17-015

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Pleasure Driving Committee. RC#: 17-015 Rule/Article: PD 244 Proponent: ADS Pleasure Driving Committee Date: posted 31May2016 Strike Article 238.4 and modify 244 Current Wording: 238.4 Unless otherwise specified in class rules, if an entry disturbs any part of an obstacle out of its driving sequence or if any obstacle or start or finish line is Read more

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RCP PD 216.1 remove rule 17-014

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Pleasure Driving Committee. RC#: 17-014 Rule/Article: PD 216.1 Proponent: ADS Pleasure Driving Committee Date: posted 31May2016 Current Wording: 216.1 Classes offered for donkeys and/or mules may be divided by size. New Wording: Delete entirely Reason for Change: If it is not prohibited, it is permitted. This is an unnecessary rule.

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RCP PD 249.3 Clarify Double Jeopardy 17-013

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Pleasure Driving Committee. RC#: 17-013 Rule/Article: PD 249.3 Clarify Double Jeopardy Proponent: ADS Pleasure Driving Committee Date: posted 31May2016 Current Wording: b. After passing through the Start markers, the first driver shall proceed through each obstacle and through the designated Finish markers for the first course and come to a halt. The time is stopped until Read more

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HK – PD 207.4a Jr headgear 17-012

Housekeeping, match rules between GR and PD RC#: 17-012 (see 17-011) Rule/Article: PD 207.4 Modify Proponent: Rules Committee Date: posted 10Feb2016, modified 31July2016 Current Wording:  Safety Equipment: a. All juniors in all competitions must wear properly fastened protective headgear which meets or exceeds current ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials)/SEI (Safety Equipment Institute) standards for equestrian use and carry Read more

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RCP GR 2.7 add Jr driver table 17-010

This proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Pleasure Driving Committee as modified RC#: 17-010 Rule/Article: GR 2.7 + 5.11 Clarify Proponent: ADS Pleasure Driving Committee Date: posted 27Jan16, chart modified 31July2016   Current Wording: Junior and adult competition participants, e.g., anyone who rides on a vehicle at any time at an event, are defined as follows: a. The “competition Read more

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RCP PD 250.3 Clarify Gamblers Choice 17-009

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Pleasure Driving Committee. RC#: 17-009 Rule/Article: PD 250.3 Clarify Proponent: ADS Pleasure Driving Committee Date: posted 25Jan16 Current Wording: e. No points will be awarded for an incorrectly completed obstacle. If the obstacle is incorrectly driven, but not disturbed, it may be attempted again. New Wording: e. No points will be awarded for an Read more