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 A drivers may not compete in any classes held outside a securely enclosed arena and must be accompanied by a knowledgeable adult horseman at all times.

c)“Junior B” – competition age 11, 12, 13.
Junior B drivers must be accompanied by a knowledgeable adult horseman at all times.
EXCEPTION: Junior “B” drivers competing with a single Very Small Equine (VSE defined by Articles 29.3 or 914.2) turnout in a securely enclosed arena need not be accompanied by a knowledgeable adult horseman unless required by the organizer.

Suggested Wording, Modified 10Nov14

b) “Junior A” – competition age: 10 and below.
Junior A drivers may not compete in any classes held outside a securely enclosed arena and must be accompanied by a knowledgeable adult horseman at all times.

c)“Junior B” – competition age 11, 12, 13.
Junior B drivers must be accompanied by a knowledgeable adult horseman at all times.
EXCEPTION: Junior “B” drivers competing with a single Very Small Equine (VSE defined by Articles 29.3 or 914.2) turnout in a securely enclosed arena need not be accompanied by a knowledgeable adult horseman unless required by the organizer.

Reason for change
Safety