RCP2015#41 – HK – Deletes criteria for judging freestyle dressage from CD rules

2015 RCS #
41
Summary
Deletes criteria for judging freestyle dressage from combined driving rules
Date Received
18May14
Proponent
Hardy Zantke
Change Date
2015
Status
Open for comments – 25May14; Recommended for Approval: 28June14
Activity
Initial Posting: 25May14

Current Wording – DArticle518.3

518 .3 Freestyle Tests . Provided it is not part of a Combined Driving Event, Organizing Committees may arrange a Freestyle dressage competition with or without music . The method of scoring must be clearly explained in the ADS Omnibus . In principle, the Judges should give one set of marks for content and another for general impression . The program selected by the Competitor may not exceed six minutes . The President of the Ground Jury must ring the bell for the first time after five minutes . The bell will be rung again after six minutes to indicate that the Competitor must bring his performance to an end immediately . Criteria for judging is set out in the FEI Guidelines for Organizers and Officials .

Suggested Wording

518 .3 Freestyle Tests. Provided it is not part of a Combined Driving Event, Organizing Committees may arrange a Freestyle dressage competition with or without music . The method of scoring must be clearly explained in the ADS Omnibus. In principle, the Judges should give one set of marks for content and another for general impression . The program selected by the Competitor may not exceed six minutes . The President of the Ground Jury must ring the bell for the first time after five minutes . The bell will be rung again after six minutes to indicate that the Competitor must bring his performance to an end immediately . Criteria for judging is set out in the FEI Guidelines for Organizers and Officials. For judging please see Appendix “DR-E

(Move current Appendix C from the CDE Section (yellow pages) to the ADS Dressager Section – Pink Pages as Appendix DR-E.)

Reason for change

Freestyle Tests are not part of CDE Competitions, and are not anymore part of FEI competitions so should be moved to the ADS Dressage Section = Pink Pages.

[Note: see also RCS#40 and #42 — RC]