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RCS GR-2.5 Replace “Management” with “Organizer” 19-047

RC#: 19-047 Status: Posted 15 Jun18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC, Boots Wright for ESC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Replace “Management” with “Organizer” Rule #: GR-2.5 Current Wording: 2.5 The term “management” used herein refers to the person(s) responsible for organizing and running the competition New Wording: 2.5 The term “organizer” used herein refers to the Read more

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RCS GR-5.2 Condense Text 19-046

RC#: 19-046 Status: Posted 15 Jun18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC, Boots Wright for ESC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Condense Text Rule #: GR-5.2 Current Wording: 5  Responsibilities of Drivers and Officials 5.2 All officials and management should constantly be on the lookout for unsafe actions by any participant or equine or unsafe equipment. Such unsafe Read more

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RC CD 928.2 Marathon Dress (Vests) 19-044

THIS RULE HAS BEEN PASSED BY THE BOD AND GOES INTO EFFECT 1Jan2019.  15Nov17 BOD did not approve , Feb2018 BOD passed this as modified below New Wording:  2.2 Athletes and Grooms must wear securely fastened Protective Headgear [add: and Protective Vests] [delete: a back protector] in the Marathon [add: or any competition that includes marathon-type obstacles] that is in Read more

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RCS AC.2.14 Para requirements for Motorized Vehicles 19-038

RC#: 19-038 Status: Posted 12 Jun18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: AC Para requirements for Motorized Vehicles Rule #: AC.2.14 Current Wording: AC.2.14 Motorized Vehicle Notice: At any ADS-recognized event, minors who do not have a valid driver’s license which allows them to operate a motorized vehicle in the jurisdiction in which they reside Read more

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RCS CD 945.3 Groom assistance 19-015

RC#: 19-015 Status: Posted 5Jun18 Name: Marc Johnson / CDC Chair ADS #: 9050 Subject: Groom assistance Rule #: 945.3 Permitted assistance  Current Wording: The following are considered to be permitted outside assistance:  • Assistance during compulsory rests and in neutral zones between Sections.  • Assistance to avoid accidents.  • Assistance to Horses as a result of Read more

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RCS CD 913.3.2 Concise Eligibility 19-012

RC#: 19-012 Status: Posted 5Jun18 Name: Marc Johnson / CDC Chair ADS #: 9050 Subject: Eligibility for ADS-recognized Events Rule #: 913.3.2 – 913.3.4 Current Wording: 913.3 Eligibility for ADS-recognized Events 3.2 Preliminary division a. The driver has completed* at least two recognized CDEs or two DTs or had other equivalent driving experience. b. Limit classes Read more

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RCS DR 520.18 Groom speaking 19-010

RC#: 19-010 Status: Posted 7May18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: Subject: Groom speaking in dressage Rule #: 520.18 Current Wording: Any intervention by a third party not riding on the vehicle, whether solicited or not, with the object of facilitating the task of the Competitor or his horses, is forbidden as Outside Assistance. Grooms must remain Read more

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RCS DR 520.1 Groom speaking 19-009

RC#: 19-009 Status: Posted 7May18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: Subject: Groom speaking in dressage Rule #: 520.1 Current Wording: The dressage test must be driven from memory. New Wording: Add: Groom(s) speaking will incur 10 penalty points – to be given only once per test. Reason for Change: to go along with same RCS in Read more

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RCS CD 957 Update Chart 19-005

RC#: 19-005 Status: Posted 14Feb18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: 1187 Subject: Groom speaking in Dressage penalty Rule #: 957 – 12. box Current Wording: Groom speaking or giving indications 945.2 10 penalties (once) See ADS exception Elimination New Wording: Groom speaking or giving indications 945.2 10 penalty points (once) DELETE: [See ADS exception Elimination] Reason Read more

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RCS CD Appx CD-B Grooms 19-004

RC#: 19-004 Status: Posted 14Feb18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: 1187 Subject: Grooms speaking penalties Rule #: Appendix CD-B Arena Trials Current Wording: 1.10 Grooms May ride in/on the vehicle in competition. During Driven Dressage or Obstacles/Cones competitions, grooms giving verbal or physical directions or sliding, lifting or moving the vehicle in any way will incur Read more

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RCP GR-B, PD-A, CD 14, CD-H, AC2.4 must have ADS official 18-061

BOD approved 15Nov17 RC#: 18-061 Rule/Article: GR-B, also PD-S, CD 14, CD-H, AC2.4 Change Type: New Proponent: Licensed Official Committee Status: Accepted as exceptional rule change at BOD meeting 15Oct17. New Wording: Organizers of ADS-approved events must secure the services of at least one ADS-licensed official. (Rule effective July 1, 2018) Reason for Change: Prevent ADS event from Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 965.3.2 Obstacle penalties 18-060 WITHDRAWN

Withdrawn by CDC 1Nov 17 RC#: 18-060 Rule/Article: CD 965.3.2 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 30July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. Article 965 Obstacle Penalties 965.3.2 Once Grooms have dismounted they are not required to get back onto the carriage and need not follow the Athlete through any of the Compulsory Gates Read more