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RCP2015#114 – Enclosed Arena not required, but Jr B VSE needs adult

2015 RCS # 114 Summary To allow junior drivers to compete in an open arena Date Received 18Oct14 Proponent Event Standards Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 22Oct14; BOD returned to EC 23Oct14; Revised 10Nov14; BOD APPROVED 13Nov14 Current Wording – Article GR2.7 b) “Junior A” – competition age: 10 and below. Junior Read more

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RCP2015#113 – HK – CP3.b – Modify to agree with GRs

2015 RCP # 113 Summary Modify to agree with General Regs Date Received 21Oct14 Proponent Rules Committee Status Recommended for Approval: 21Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 21Oct14 Current Wording – Competition Personnel 3. Veterinarian b. The Veterinarian shall assist management in all matters pertaining to the health and welfare of the animals in competition. Read more

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RCP2015#112 – HK – Appx GR-B – Modify to agree with CD-H

2015 RCP # 112 Summary Appx GR-B – Modify to agree with CD-H Date Received 21Oct14 Proponent Rules Committee Status Recommended for Approval: 21Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 21Oct14 Current Wording – GR-B Competition Personnel Suggested Wording GR-B Reason for change To reference CD-H for requirements

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RCP2015#54a – Clarifies Nosebands (see also #54b PD)

2015 RCS # 54 Summary Clarifies nosebands and encourages gullet straps Date Received 1June14 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14Recommended for Approval: 3Aug14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording – GR17 GR 17.2 Bridles should fit snugly to prevent catching on Read more

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RCP2015#111 – Rules for ‘Derby Driving’ (was #51, see also #103)

2015 RCS # 111 (was #51) Summary Creates rules for Derby Driving Date Received 30May14 Proponent Jennifer Matheson Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; Approved EC; CDC recommends amended version 14Oct14; BOD returned to CDC 23Oct14; BOD APPROVED AS MODIFIED 13Nov14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14; Replaced with Read more

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FEI2015#04 – FEI proposed time penalty modification

2015 FEI # 04 Summary Proposed modifications/clarifications Date Received . Proponent CDC Change Date 2015 Status Open for commentsRecommendation subject to final FEI wording  Activity Initial Posting: 9Sept2014 Current Wording  963.4.2 If an Athlete is not ready to start Section A at his scheduled time, the Timekeeper will start him at the earliest available time at his Read more

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FEI2015#03 – FEI proposed modifications/clarifications

2015 FEI # 03 Summary Proposed modifications/clarifications Date Received . Proponent CDC Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments Recommendation subject to final FEI wording Activity Initial Posting: 9Sept2014 Proposed Wording  Please see attached pdf file from FEI. Also please see FEI2015#04 FEI proposed modifications2015

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RCP2015#110 – New “Partner Entry”

2015 RCS # 110 Summary New “Partner Entry” Date Received . Proponent CDC Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments Recommended; BOD returned to CDC 23Oct14; BOD NOT APPROVED 13Nov14 Activity Initial Posting: 7Sept2014 New Wording, revised 11/10/14 943.2.16 At the Organizer’s discretion, competitors may be invited to participate under one “Partner Entry.” This classification Read more

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RCP2015#109 – HK – Reference removal

2015 RCP # 109 Summary Reference removal Date Received . Proponent CDC Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – ; Recommended for Approval: 07Sept14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 7Sept2014 Modified Wording  957. Contravening the Rules on Advertising // 941.3 // Yellow Warning Card See ADS exceptions Reason for change no reference

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RCP2015#98 – Remove ADS items, see new Glossary #97

2015 RCS # 98 Summary Remove ADS additions to FEI Annex 9 Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 9Sep14 Recommended for Approval: 7Sept2014; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 5Sep14 Suggested Wording  FEI Annex 9 – Definitions Children: See GRs Appendix A – Definitions At ADS-recognized events, this Read more

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RCP2015#108 – HK – Reference and text clarification

2015 RCS # 108 Summary Reference and text clarification Date Received . Proponent CDC Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – ; Recommended for Approval: 07Sept2015; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 7Sept2014 Modified Wording – 960.2.8 Distances and Pace at ADS-recognized Marathon competitions (table) *All divisions – Walk or trot only from last obstacle or last Read more

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RCP2015#107 – HK – Clarification

2015 RCP # 107 Summary Clarification Date Received . Proponent CDC Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 7Sept2014 Modified Wording –  Art.943.2.9 Passengers may not ride on the carriage during any competition all  competitions. Reason for change Clarification of wording

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RCP2015#106 – HK – Consolidate rule regarding participation to appear in one location

2015 RCS # 106 Summary Consolidate rule regarding participation to appear in one location Date Received 27June14 Proponent CDC Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD returned to CDC 23Oct14; BOD APPROVED AS AMENDED 13NOV14  Activity Initial Posting: 27June14 Original Wording 943.2 The Athletes and Grooms At ADS-recognized events, Drivers or Read more

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RCP2015#105 – CD-H – Clarifies officials required at ADTs, HDTs and CDEs (was#72)

2015 RCP # 105 (was 72) Summary Appendix H: To clarify wording and intent regarding required officials at ADTs, HDTs, and CDEs. Date Received 27June14 Proponent Erica Matulich Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 27June14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD returned to CDC 23Oct14; BOD APPROVED 13Nov14 Activity Initial Posting: 27June14 Modified and expanded by Read more

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RCP2015#102 Adds Course Inspection for Driving Trials

2015 RCP # 102 Summary Adds Course Inspection for Driving Trials Date Received 24July2014 Proponent CDC Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 9Sept2014; Modified and recommended for approval 14Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 7Sept2014; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Current Wording –  Suggested Wording – Appendix CD-A Driving Trials 11. Course inspection: if the same space is used for Read more

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RCP2015#101 Clarifies second entry for Driving Trials

2015 RCP # 101 Summary Clarifies second entry for Driving Trials Date Received 24July2014 Proponent CDC Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments; Recommended for approval as amended14Oct14  Activity Initial Posting: 7Sept2014; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Current Wording – Appendix CD-A Driving Trials 10. Participation Drivers and Navigators/grooms may compete more than once, scheduling permitting. Suggested Wording 10. Read more

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RCP2015#100 Clarifies Advanced specifications for Driving Trials

2015 RCP # 100 Summary Clarifies Advanced specifications for Driving Trials Date Received 24July2014 Proponent CDC Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments; Recommended for approval 14Oct14  Activity Initial Posting: 7Sept2014; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Current Wording – Appendix CD-A Driving Trials 9. All current specifications for divisions regarding speeds, distances and clearances are to be Read more

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RCP2015#99 – HK – Formatting 987.1.5

2015 RCP # 99 Summary Split 987.1.4 and update references Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 9Sep14; Recommended for Approval 14Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 5Sep14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Current Wording  Article 987.1.4… At ADS-recognized events the President and members of the Ground Jury must be chosen from: a. Read more

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RCP2015#97 – Add Glossary to CD section

2015 RCS # 97 Summary Add Glossary to CD section Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 9Sep14; Recommended for Approval: 07Sept14 Activity Initial Posting: 5Sep14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Suggested Wording  GLOSSARY The following definitions are specific to Combined Driving. See Article 2, Definition of Terms for additional terms. Read more

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RCP2015#91 – Mention Advanced Division in AT & DT events (was #74)

2015 RCS # 91 (was 74, split into 91 & 92) Summary Mention Advanced Division in AT & DT events Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 987 Composition of the Ground Jury Read more

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RCP2015#92 – HK – Clarify references 987.1.4

2015 RCP # 92 (was 74, split into 91 & 92) Summary Clarify references  Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 987.1.4 For ADS-recognized events see Article 524 (Combined Driving, Driven Dressage and Read more

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RCP2015#96 – HK – Change reference to Appendix CD-H

2015 RCP # 96 Summary Change to use Appendix CD-H Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for Approval: 07Sept14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 986 Judges At ADS-recognized events, the provisions of this paragraph do not apply. See Appendix GR-B. Read more

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RCP2015#95 – HK – Correct non-existent reference (FEI)

2015 RCP # 95 Summary Housekeeping – Correct non-existent reference Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Article 948.2 Starting Order.Starting order for CAIOs and Championships 948.2.3 In the Event of Athletes having equal Read more

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RCP2015#94 – HK – Driving Trial definition clarified

2015 RCP # 94 Summary Driving Trial definition clarified Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – 901.10 Overview of Categories and competitions 10.3 A “Driving Trial,” usually taking place on one day, consists of Read more

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RCP2015#93 – HK – Remove “formerly” article references from CD Section

2015 RCP # 93 Summary Housekeeping. In CD Section, remove references to former article numbers. Example: “901.1 Classes: [formerly Article 904.4]” Date Received 04Aug14, rev 03Sep14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Example – change for Read more

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RCP2015#90 – Compulsory Rest

2015 RCP # 90 Summary Safety check during compulsory rests Date Received 1June14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Status Open for comments – 1June14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Modification of RCS2015#66 by CDC Current Wording – CDArticle960.3 960.3 Compulsory rests A safety check of the turnout must be made Read more

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RCP2015#89 – Clarification of minimum clearance

2015 RCP # 89 Summary Clarification of minimum clearance Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 974 Cones Competition Summary 974.1 Single Obstacles and Open Multiple obstacles ** In ADS-recognized competitions, the minimum Read more

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RCP2015#88 – Clarification to settings increase

2015 RCS # 88 Summary Clarification to settings increase Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for Approval: 07Sept2015; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 973 Obstacles 973.1.8 At ADS-recognized events electing to use standard Cones settings, the following table shall apply: PRESENTATION Read more

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RCP2015#87 – Shortened courses for VSEs

2015 RCP # 87 Summary Clarification regarding shortened course Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 960 The Course.Marathon: 960.2.9 Speeds at ADS-recognized Marathon competitions: Note: The Organizing Committee, with the approval of Read more

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RCP2015#86 – Clarify paces entering/exiting obstacles

2015 RCS # 86 Summary Clarify paces entering/exiting obstacles Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; CDSC recommended 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 960 The Course.Marathon: 960.2.8 Distances and Pace at ADS-recognized Marathon competitions: ** Exception: Preliminary entering and exiting obstacles Read more

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RCP2015#85 – HK – Reference addition to Dressage Penalties

2015 RCP # 85. Previously RCS#37 Summary Reference addition to Dressage Penalties Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee. Sent to Dressage Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for Approval 14Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14; RC10/14Assigned to DC only 20Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Current Wording – CD-Article 957 Summary of Driven Dressage Penalties Read more

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RCP2015#84 – Clarification – follow dressage tests

2015 RCS # 84 Summary Clarification – follow dressage tests Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee. Given to Dressage Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Not recommended by DC Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14Assigned to DC only 20Oct14 Current Wording – CD-Article 954.11 Movements and their descriptions.Stretching the frame 954.11 Stretching the frame Read more

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RCP2015#83 – Calling CDE Training Level Dressage Test

2015 RCP # 83 Summary Calling CDE Training Level Dressage Test Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14 DC not recommended Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14Assigned to DC only 20Oct14 Current Wording – Article 952.2 Conditions.Memory 952.2 Memory The FEI Driven Dressage Test must be driven from memory. Speaking Read more

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FEI2015#02 – Clarification of Breeching Requirement

2015 FEI # 02 Summary Clarification of Breeching Requirement Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14Recommendation subject to final FEI wording Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Article 940 Harness, Carriage and Horses.Harness 940.1.14 Whenever a single Horse/Pony is harnessed to a carriage, breeching is compulsory. Failure Read more

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FEI2015#01 – HK: Clarification of trace measurement

2015 FEI # 01 Summary Clarification of trace measurement Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14Recommendation subject to final FEI wording Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Article 940 Harness, Carriage and Horses.Harness 940.1.1 The distance between Horse/Pony and carriage must be not less than 50cm at Read more

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RCP2015#82 – Clarification of lamps/reflector requirements

2015 RCP # 82 Summary Clarification of lamps/reflector requirements Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended 14Oct14 by CDC; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Article 938 Equipment 938.1 Dressage Carriages must be fitted with forward facing lamps and rear lamps or reflectors Read more