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RCP CD-Appendix H Add CT 19-066

RC#: 19-066 Status: Posted 16 Jun18, Recommend with Mofidifications by CDC 19July18 ​ Name: CDC ADS #: 9050 Subject: Add CT to Appendix H, Update Driving Derby Rule #: CD-Appendix H Current Wording: No CT info currently in Appendix H, DD needs update New Wording: Reason for Change: We need guidelines for both Combined Tests and Read more

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RCP GR 1.8 New Para Rules Special Dispensations 19-036

RC#: 19-036 Status: Posted 11 Jun18, Recommended by ESC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: GR New Para Rules Special Dispensations Rule #: GR 1.8 Current Wording: New Wording: 1.8.7 Special Dispensations – At all ADS competitions, when Athletes are tied to the carriage (as allowed by dispensation,) the Athlete must have an able-bodied person Read more

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RCP GR 1.8 New Para Rules Organizer Approval 19-035

RC#: 19-035 Status: Posted 11 Jun18, Recommended by ESC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: GR New Para Rules Written approval by Organizer Rule #: GR 1.8 Current Wording: New Wording: 1.8.6 Written approval by Organizer – Upon the ADS entry of an athlete requesting dispensation, the organizer shall acknowledge in writing to the Athlete Read more

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RCP GR 1.8 New Para Rules Dispensation Notice to the Jury 19-034

RC#: 19-034 Status: Posted 11 Jun18, Recommended by ESC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: GR New Para Rules Dispensation Notice to the Jury Rule #: GR 1.8 Current Wording: New Wording: 1.8.5 Dispensation Notice to the Jury – The Organizer shall distribute the Athlete’s dispensation(s) to each member of the Jury and attach Read more

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RCP GR 1.8 New Para Rules Dispensation Required on Entry 19-033

RC#: 19-033 Status: Posted 11 Jun18, Recommended by ESC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: GR New Para Rules Dispensation Notice Required on Entry Rule #: GR 1.8 Current Wording: New Wording: 1.8.4 Dispensation Notice Required upon Entry – All relevant details regarding an Athlete’s dispensation, to include the Dispensation certificate from the USEF or Read more

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RCP GR 1.8 New Para Rules Seeking dispensations 19-032

RC#: 19-032 Status: Posted 11 Jun18, Recommended by ESC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: GR New Para Athletes Rules Seeking dispensations Rule #: GR 1.8 Current Wording: New Wording: 1.8.3 Seeking dispensations – To seek USEF or FEI dispensation, the Athlete shall comply with the requirements of the USEF or FEI to include USEF Read more

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RCP GR 1.8 New Para Rules Temporary 19-031

RC#: 19-031 Status: Posted 11 Jun18, Recommended by ESC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: GR New Para Athletes Rules Temporary Rule #: GR 1.8 Current Wording: New Wording: 1.8.2 Temporary – At ADS-recognized events, Athletes with temporary verifiable physical impairments who are capable of independently driving, are encouraged to compete. These Athletes who desire Read more

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RCP GR 1.8 New Para Athletes Rules Permanent 19-030

RC#: 19-030 Status: Posted 11 Jun18, Recommended by ESC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: GR New Para Athletes Rules Permanent Rule #: GR 1.8 Current Wording: New Wording: 1.8.1 Permanent – At ADS-recognized events, Para Athletes with permanent verifiable physical impairments who are capable of independently driving, are encouraged to compete. Dispensation grants Read more

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RCP CD 960.2.8.1 Two-Section Marathon 19-017

RC#: 19-017 Status: Posted 5Jun18, Recommended with Mods by CDC Recommended by ESC 19July18 Name: Marc Johnson / CDC Chair ADS #: 9050 Subject: Add two-section marathon Rule #: NEW 960.2.8.1 Current Wording: New Wording: 2Dec18 BoD:  Make clear this is an OPTION for Organizers. Reason for Change: Add two-section Marathon, distances and section speeds to ADS Read more

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RCP CP-8 (NEW) Scorer responsibility 19-008

RC#: 19-008 Status: Posted 7May18, Recommended with Mods by CDC, Recommended by ESC 19July18 Name: Penny Nicely ADS #: 4259 Subject: Scoring Rule #: New (Competition Personnel) Current Wording: None New Wording: The scorer at any ADS recognized event is responsible for completing the scoring for an event/show and determining the placings and/or points applicable to Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 960.2.8 Distance/Pace chart 18-043

from CDC 1Nov17: RC questioned conflict with withdrawal of 960.1.3 (18-040): HOUSEKEEPING Last Transfer Column removed and footnotes edited RC#: 18-043 Rule/Article: CD 960.2.8 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: Submitted and recommended by CDC (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. FINAL VERSION Reason for Change: Add specifications for Last Transfer section; notes for modifying minimum Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 960.2.7 ADS sections 18-042

BOD approved 15Nov 17 RC#: 18-042 Rule/Article: CD 960.2.7 Change Type: Modify, New Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: Submitted and recommended by CDC (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. From CDC 1Nov 17: withdraw changes to a, b, c, and e. Adds Controlled warmup option. See also 960.1.3 18-040 Final Wording:  960.2.7 At ADS-recognized events: [NEW:] d. The Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 960.1.7 New optional warmup 18-041

BOD passed 15Nov17 RC#: 18-041 Rule/Article: CD 960.1.7 Change Type: New Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving change and final wording. From CDC 1Nov 17: forward to BOD New rule from FEI: 960.1.7. As an alternative option to the Phase A there can be used a controlled Warm-up (min 30 minutes before Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 960.1.3 ADS sections 18-040 WITHDRAWN

Withdrawn by CDC 1Nov 17  RC#: 18-040 Rule/Article: CD 960.1.3 Change Type: New Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: Submitted and recommended by CDC (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving change and final wording. See also 960.2.7 18-042 Current Wording: 960.1.3  At ADS-recognized events, the provisions this paragraph do not apply. ….. At ADS-recognized events, the Sections are A, Walk, Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 928.3.1 Jr. Vests/helmets 18-038

BOD passed 15Nov17  RC#: 18-038 Rule/Article: CD 928.3.1 Change Type: Modify, New Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: Submitted and recommended by CDC (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving change and final wording. from CDC 1Nov 17: revised FEI wording Final Wording: 928.3.1. At all times, whilst on a carriage, Athletes and Grooms under the age of 18 must wear a body/[add:back] back protector and a Read more

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FEI – 981 Cones penalty chart 17-051

FEI rule change RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee RC#: 17-051 Rule/Article: 981 Penalties in Cones chart Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 1Aug2016 Article 981 Summary of Penalties in Cones 1 Clarification: Line 3: Driving without a whip in the arena competition 1 New: Add last line: Grooms standing between the start and Finish / 975.2.7 / 5 Read more

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FEI – CD 973.1.2 Cones (oxer) 17-048

FEI rule change RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee RC#: 17-048 Rule/Article: 973.1.2 Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Date: posted 1Aug2016 Current wording: All obstacles consisting of a single pair of cones will constitute a single obstacle. New wording:  All obstacles consisting of a single pair or double pair (oxer) of cones will constitute as a single obstacle.

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RCP GR 6.3_Flu/rhino requirements_17-030

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Event Standards Committee as amended This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Combined Driving Committee as amended  RC#: 17-030 Rule/Article: GR 6.3 Proponent: Boots Wright Date: posted 2June2016, amended 3Oct16 New: GR 6.3 At American Driving Society recognized events, all equines entering the event location must be accompanied by documentation of Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Read more

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RCP AC 2.6 Require Accident Preparedness Plan 17-003

This Proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Event Standards Committee. RC#: 17-003 Rule/Article: Approval of Competitions (AC) 2.6 Proponent: Event Standards Committee Date: posted 3Jan16 Current Wording: AC.2.6 Provide qualified medical personnel (as defined by state or local EMS district) either present or on call (except marathon); a means of communication for accident notification to the central command area; a means of patient Read more

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RCS CD-NEW – [NR] Require groom for cones 16-032

RCS # 16-032 Article – New Summary – Require groom for cones Proponent – Katie Whaley Date Posted – 16July15 Change Date – 2016 Status –  Open for comments. Not recommended by CDC Current wording – none Suggested wording – All competitors must carry a groom/passenger in the cones  Reason for change – Safety. We have seen too many accidents Read more

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RCP PD 233 – NEW Picnic Class 16-031

RCS/RCP # 16-031 Article – PD-233 Summary – New rules for Picnic Class Proponent – Pleasure Driving Committee Date Posted – 30Jun15 Change Date – 2016 Status – Recommended by PDC Jul2015. Open for member comments. Modified Wording – Chapter 6 Class Specifications: Concours d’Elegance & Carriage Dog Class Specialty Classes New Wording – Article 233 Picnic Class 233.1 A picnic appropriate to Read more

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RCP PD 203.1 – New, modified Entry definition 16-019

RCS/RCP # 16-019 Article – PD-203.1 Summary – Entry definition Proponent – Pleasure Driving Committee Date Posted – 30Jun15 Change Date – 2016 Status –  Open for comments. Recommended by PDC Jul2015, with modifications 16Oc2015 Current Wording – Article 203 ENTRY 203.1 An entry is defined as a combination of horse(s), vehicle and driver and must be assigned Read more

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RCP CD-C New – Appx Driving Derby Start/Finish Line 16-016

RCS/RCP # 16-016 Article – Appx. CD-C new Summary – Driving Derby Start/Finish Line Proponent – Jeff Morse Date Posted – 29Jun15 Change Date – 2016 Status –  Open for comments. Recommended for approval by CDC with article number added Current Wording – None Suggested Wording – CD-C 7.9 The start and finish lines are neutralized for passing through Read more