RCP2014#70 – More move speeds & Break in gaits

2014 RCP #
70
Summary
More move speeds & Break in gaits
Date Received
01Jun13
Proponent
Marsha Himler
Change Date
Next Rulebook
Status
Closed for comments – 01Sep13
Activity
Initial Posting: 01Jun13
PDC – Recommended:31July13

Current Wording – Article 68 Pleasure Drive – Pace

  1. Drivers are given the distance of the course and the speed they are to drive (suggested: 14 kph horses, 12 kph Large ponies, 11 kph Small ponies, and 9 kph for VSEs) and they must try to come to the finish line exactly on time.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Suggested Wording – Article 68 Pleasure Drive – Pace

  1. Drivers are given the distance of the course and the speed they are to drive (suggested: 14 kph horses, 12 kph Large ponies, 11 kph Small ponies, and 9 kph for VSEs) and they must try to come to the finish line exactly on time.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Reason for change

English equivalent added to Art 63 ; re; multiples – already covered in Article 28A

1 Response(s)

  1. rules says :

    August 30, 2013

    On behalf of Audrey Bostwick:

    Yes

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