RCS2015#05 – Eliminate Need for Second Carriage

2015 RCS #
05
Summary
Eliminate need for second carriage at ADS Advanced
Date Received
24Mar14
Proponent
Terry Merritt
Change Date
2015
Status
Open for comments – 05May14
Activity
Initial Posting: 05May14

Current Wording – Article CD937.3 (partial)

Dressage Carriages must comply with the following: (A table follows listing carriage requirements at USEF/FEI).

At ADS-recognized events Dressage and Cones Competitions, the following table applies to Training, Preliminary and Intermediate divisions. (A table follows listing carriage requirements for Training, preliminary and intermediate).

(937 3 b) (1) In Dressage and Cones, ADS-Advanced division entries follow all vehicle requirements under FEI CAI* 2 rules.

Suggested Wording

Dressage Carriages must comply with the following:                                                    At ADS-recognized events the following table does not apply. (A table follows listing carriage requirements at USEF/FEI).

At ADS-recognized events Dressage and Cones Competitions, the following table applies to Training, Preliminary, Intermediate and ADS Advanced divisions. (A table follows listing carriage requirements for Training, Preliminary, Intermediate and advanced).

(937 3 b) (1) Delete this sentence entirely.                                                                

Reason for change

To encourage current intermediate athletes to try competing at the ADS Advanced level without incurring the expense of possibly having to purchase a different vehicle and harness and possibly horse trailer.