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 – 25Aug14
Recommendation 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 all times, fender rolls, 40cm .
940.1.2 Dressage Carriage:
940.1.2.1 Horses: the distance between traces must not be less than 60 cm . (Ponies: minimum 50 cm)
940.1.2.2 Traces must not cross each other . Swingle trees may not cross the center line of the carriage.

Suggested 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 all times, fender rolls, 40cm.
940.1.2 Dressage Carriage:
940.1.2.1 Horses: the distance between traces must not be less than 60 cm. (Ponies: minimum 50 cm)
940.1.2.2 Traces must not cross each other. Swingle trees may not cross the center line of the carriage. The space between the traces should be measured directly in front of the swingle trees (max. 10 cm).

Reason for change

FEI clarifications issued May 27, 2014