RCP2015#87 – Shortened courses for VSEs

2015 RCP #
87
Summary
Clarification regarding shortened course
Date Received
04Aug14
Proponent
Combined Driving Committee
Change Date
2015
Status
Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14
Activity
Initial Posting: 25Aug14

Current Wording – CD-Article 960 The Course.Marathon:

960.2.9 Speeds at ADS-recognized Marathon competitions:
Note: The Organizing Committee, with the approval of the Course Designer and Technical Delegate, has the right to lower speeds and distances to suit the weather, terrain, footing, the experience of competitors, or the size and/or condition of the animals.

At ADS-recognized events, VSE entries in Training, Preliminary and Intermediate divisions may compete on a shortened course. VSE entries in ADS-Advanced (name change to Intermediate-II effective 01Jan15) division will use the full course. When Section A is 1 kilometre or less, it may be driven on the track of the Walk Section and the walk section omitted entirely.

Suggested Wording – CD-Article 960 The Course.Marathon:

960.2.9 Speeds at ADS-recognized Marathon competitions:
Note: The Organizing Committee, with the approval of the Course Designer and Technical Delegate, has the right to lower speeds and distances to suit the weather, terrain, footing, the experience of competitors, or the size and/or condition of the animals.

At ADS-recognized events with Section A, VSE entries in Training ,and Preliminary and Intermediate divisions may compete on a shortened course. VSE entries in Intermediate/Intermediate II divisions will use the full course. When Section A is 1 kilometre or less, it may be driven on the track of the Walk Section and the walk section omitted entirely.

Reason for change

Clarification regarding shortened course

3 Response(s)

  1. Zantke says :

    September 11, 2014

    This should probably be an RCP by now, and no longer just an RCS.
    hardy

    1. rules says :

      September 15, 2014

      Sorry Hardy, you are correct. It has been updated

  2. Zantke says :

    September 15, 2014

    Thank you, great.
    hardy

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