RCP2014#55 – Pleasure Drive – Pace – Break in Gait

2014 RCP #
54
Summary
Pleasure Drive – Pace – Break in Gait
Date Received
01Jun13
Proponent
Pleasure Driving Committee
Change Date
Next Rulebook
Status
Closed for comments – 01Sep13
Activity
Initial Posting: 01Jun13
PDC – Recommended: 31July13

Current Wording – Article 68 Pleasure Drive – Pace

  1. Walk Section: Management has the option of adding a walk section near the midpoint, not to exceed 1 km. To be clearly marked with “walk” and “resume trot.” In a multiple turnout, all horses must break for a penalty to be assessed.
  2. Mandatory Trot: The last kilometer (.6 mile) must be driven at the trot. The start of the trot shall be marked “mandatory trot.” In a multiple turnout, all horses must break for a penalty to be assessed.
  3. One penalty is assessed for each second too early or too late. 5 penalties for each break in gait to a canter or gallop as defined in Article 28A.
    Walk Section and mandatory Trot Sections: 5 penalties for each break in gait as defined in new Article 28A for 1st, 2nd and 3rd breaks, 4th break is Elimination.

Suggested Wording – Article 68 Pleasure Drive – Pace

  1. Walk Section: Management has the option of adding a walk section near the midpoint, not to exceed .6 mile (1 km). To be clearly marked with “walk” and “resume trot.” In a multiple turnout, all horses must break for a penalty to be assessed.
  2. Mandatory Trot: The last kilometer ( .6 mile ) (1 km).must be driven at the trot. The start of the trot shall be marked “mandatory trot.” In a multiple turnout, all horses must break for a penalty to be assessed.
  3. One penalty is assessed for each second too early or too late. Five 5 penalties for each break in gait to a canter or gallop as defined in Article 28A.
    Walk Section and mandatory Trot Sections: 5 penalties for each break in gait as defined in new Article 28A for 1st, 2nd and 3rd breaks, 4th break is Elimination.

Reason for change

Related change if RCS2014#54 is adopted

1 Response(s)

  1. rules says :

    August 30, 2013

    On behalf of Audrey Bostwick:

    Yes

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