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FEI – RCP FEI Annex 8 Oxer 18-055

BOD approved 15Nov17 RC#: 18-055 Rule/Article: CD FEI Annex 8 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI proposed change (posted 30July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. From CDC 1Nov 17: forward to BOD Revised wording:  FEI Annex 8. Oxer in Cones course 973.1.6 An oxer will be composed of 2 pairs of cones in a Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 966.1.2 Last Transfer judge 18-054 WITHDRAWN

Withdrawn by CDC 1Nov 17 RC#: 18-054 Rule/Article: CD 966.1.2 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. Revised wording:  966.1.2 One member of the Ground Jury must be at the end of [delete: Section B, add: Last Transfer section] Last Transfer section to supervise the inspection of carriages, Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 964.6.3 Stopping 18-053 WITHDRAWN

Withdrawn by CDC 1Nov 17 RC#: 18-053 Rule/Article: CD 964.6.3 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. DELETE 964.6.3 If an obstacle is situated within 300m of the finish line, an Athlete is allowed to stop to carry out necessary repairs to the harness or carriage (missing or disconnected Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 964.5 Dismounting 18-052 WITHDRAWN

Withdrawn by CDC 1Nov 17 RC#: 18-052 Rule/Article: CD 964.5 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. Revised Wording: Outside the obstacles in Section B, Grooms and Athletes are not allowed to dismount unless the carriage is stationary. If the vehicle is not stationary, either or both groom(s) dismounting Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 964.3/964.4 Incorrect Pace 18-051 WITHDRAWN

Withdrawn by CDC 1Nov 17  RC#: 18-051 Rule/Article: CD 964.3, 964.4 and 964.6 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. Delete 964.3 Deviation from the Course Delete 964.4 Incorrect Pace Add New: 964.6. Incorrect pace [numbering revised pending approval of deleting 964.3, .4] At ADS-recognized events, should Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 963.5.2 Time penalty 18-050 WITHDRAWN

BOD approved 15Nov17 later WITHDRAWN due to FEI decision not to change. Penalties remain at 0.25 per second. RC#: 18-050 Rule/Article: CD 963.5.2 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. From CDC 1Nov 17: forward to BOD Revised Wording: 963.5.2 Athletes completing [delete: Section A and B, Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 963.5.1 Time penalty 18-049 WITHDRAWN

BOD approved 15Nov17 later WITHDRAWN due to FEI decision not to change. Penalties remain at 0.25 per second. RC#: 18-049 Rule/Article: CD 963.5.1 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. From CDC 1Nov 17: forward to BOD Revised Wording: 963.5.1 In all Sections, Athletes will be penalised Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 963.2.3 Min Time Sect B 18-048 WITHDRAWN

Withdrawn by  CDC 1Nov 17  RC#: 18-048 Rule/Article: CD 963.2.3 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. Revised Wording: 963.2.3 The Minimum Time for Section B is [delete: three, add: two] two minutes less than the Time Allowed. Reason for change: change the time allowed window in Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 961.3.2 30m signs 18-047

BOD approved 15Nov17  RC#: 18-047 Rule/Article: CD 961.3.2 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. From CDC 1Nov 17: forward with FEI revision* to BOD Revised Wording: 961.3.2 The Entry and Exit of each Obstacle must be marked by Red and White Flags (red on the Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 960.6 Remove last 300m rules 18-046 WITHDRAWN

Withdrawn by CDC 1Nov 17 RC#: 18-046 Rule/Article: CD 960.6 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. Revised Wording: 960.6 Paces Delete 6.1 & 6.2: 6.1 The finish of Section B must not be more than 300 m from the exit of the last Obstacle unless Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 960.3.1 Compulsory rest 18-045

BOD approved 15Nov17 RC#: 18-045 Rule/Article: CD 960.3.1 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: CDC-recommended FEI change proposals (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. From CDC 1Nov 17: forward to BOD Revised Wording: 960.3.1. There must be a compulsory rest of not less than 10 minutes in the designated rest area prior to the start of Read more

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FEI – RCP CD 960.2.9 Speed chart 18-044 Not Approved, see 18-022

Not Approved by BOD in favor of 18-022, 15Nov17 RC#: 18-044 Rule/Article: CD 960.2.9 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: Submitted and recommended by CDC (posted 30July17).Subject to FEI approving changes and final wording. from CDC 1Nov17: was approved by CDC to forward to BOD… from RC: however this RCP – 18-044 – adds last transfer which did not 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 928.4.2 Whip penalty 18-039

BOD passed 15Nov17 RC#: 18-039 Rule/Article: CD Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: Submitted and recommended by CDC (posted 29July17). Subject to FEI approving change and final wording. from CDC 1Nov 17: forward to BOD FEI Revised Wording: 928.4.2 An Athlete must start the competition with a whip in hand or incur [delete: 10, add: 5]  5 penalty points. 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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RCP CD-H Required CD Officials 18-026

BOD approved 15Oct17  RC#: 18-026 Rule/Article: Appendix CD-H Change Type: Modify and New Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: received 7Jun17 and posted 10Jun17, corrected and reposted 11Jun17. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Changed Wording and addition for Driving Derbys SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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RCP CD-C Art. 4 Derby officials 18-025

BOD approved 15Oct17  RC#: 18-025 Rule/Article: Appendix CD-C, Article 4 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: received and posted 7Jun17. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording: One licensed CD-judge. Derbies over 25 entries also require a licensed CD-TD or a second CD judge. Officials may not officiate and compete at the same event Read more

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RCP CD 928.2.1 Shorts 18-024 (was 18-002)

BOD approved 15Nov17 RC#: 18-024 Rule/Article: CD 928.2.1 Change Type: Clarify Proponent: Combined Driving Committee Status: 2June17 #18-002 withdrawn, this update submitted and posted. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording: 928.2 Dress in Marathon and Combined Marathon 2.1 Less formal dress is acceptable in Marathon for the Athlete and Grooms. Shorts are not permitted. Infringement will Read more

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RCP CD-C 8.2.c Derby cones 18-023

BOD approved 15Oct17  RC#: 18-023 Rule/Article: CD-C 8.2.c Change Type: Clarify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted 1June17. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD. Current Wording: 8.2 Width of gates: c. the cones-type gates can be set at either: (i) 175 cm for all classes except for four-in-hands which should be set at 200 cm, Read more

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RCP CD 965.7.1 Training scores 18-021 – NOT APPROVED

BOD did not approve RC 15Oct17  RC#: 18-021 Rule/Article: CD 965.7.1 Change Type: Modify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted 1June17. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD See also 18-003 Current Wording: … At ADS-recognized events other than Arena Trials, Obstacle elapsed time for Training division competitors shall not be provided. The five-minute time limit shall apply (See Read more

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RCP CD 943.2.18 Advanced requirements 18-020

BOD approved 15Oct17  RC#: 18-020 Rule/Article: CD 943.2.18 Change Type: Clarify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted 1June17, Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording: Athletes competing in Hybrid divisions and CAC classes offering Advanced Dressage and Cones must follow all FEI requirements pertaining to Athlete and Groom participation New Wording: Athletes (except VSE and Small Pony turnouts) Read more

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RCP CD 943.2.16 Clarify Table 18-019

BOD approved 15Oct17  Rule/Article: CD 943.2.16 Change Type: Clarify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted 1June17. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording: At ADS-recognized events, the following table shall apply for Training, Preliminary, and Intermediate divisions. New Wording: At ADS-recognized events, the following table applies for Training, Preliminary, and Intermediate divisions and for VSE and Small Ponies in Advanced Dressage Read more

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RCP CD 938.1 Lamps 18-018

BOD approved 15Nov17 RC#: 18-018 Rule/Article: CD 938.1 Change Type: Clarify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording: 938.1 Dressage Carriages must be fitted with forward facing lamps and rear lamps or reflectors in Dressage only (penalties: see ARTICLE 957). Lamps or reflectors are not compulsory in Cones. At ADS-recognized events, the provisions Read more

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RCP CD 937.3.b(1) Vehicle Requirements 18-017

BOD approved 15Nov17 RC#: 18-017 Rule/Article: CD 937.3.b.(1) Change Type: Clarify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording: b. At ADS-recognized events, there are no required track widths. (See APPENDIX CD-E. QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE FOR CDES). Exceptions: (1) Entries in Hybrid Divisions offering Advanced Dressage and Cones must follow all vehicle requirements Read more

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RCP CD 937.3 Clarify Table 18-016

BOD approved 15Nov17 RC#: 18-016 Rule/Article: CD 937.3 Change Type: Clarify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording: At ADS-recognized Dressage and Cones competitions, the following table applies for Training, Preliminary, and Intermediate divisions. New Wording: At ADS-recognized Dressage and Cones competitions, the following table applies for Training, Preliminary, Intermediate and all Advanced division classes Read more

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RCP CD 937.1.1 Grooms 18-015

BOD approved with changes 15Nov17, verification from CDC resolved conflict and resulted in no change from original RCP RC#: 18-015 Rule/Article: CD 937.1.1 Change Type: Clarify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted; updated 2Jun17 & 7June17. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD with note from RC noting conflict between 937.1.1 and RCP CD 937.3.b(1)   Final Revised Wording:  1.1 … At ADS-recognized events, Read more

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RCP CD 912 Age of Athletes and Grooms 18-014

BOD approved 15Nov17 RC#: 18-014 Rule/Article: CD 912 Change Type: Clarify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted.Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD. Also mark 912.6 as At ADS does not apply Current Wording: Article 912 Minimum Age – Athletes and Grooms For ADS-recognized events, the provisions of 1-4 of this article do not apply. See GR-2.7 for Read more

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RCP CD 928.2.5 Marathon headgear 18-013

BOD approved 15Nov17 RC#: 18-013 Rule/Article: CD 928.2.5 Change Type: Modify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording:  At ADS-recognized events: 2.5 All persons on the vehicle during Marathon must wear properly fastened protective headgear which meets or exceeds ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials)/SEI (Safety Equipment Institute) standards for equestrian Read more

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RCP CD 928.2 Marathon Dress (Vests) 18-012 – NOT APPROVED

BOD did NOT approve 15Nov17 RC#: 18-012 Rule/Article: CD 928.2.2, 2.3, 2.4 Change Type: Modify Proponent: CD Committee Status: 31May17 received and posted. Recommended by CDC 25July17. From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD. From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording:  2.2 At ADS-recognized events, the provisions of this paragraph do not apply. Athletes and Grooms must wear securely fastened Protective Headgear and a back protector in Read more

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RCS CD 960.5.1 Course Markers 18-008

Not recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). RC#: 18-008 Rule/Article: CD 960.5.1 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Penny Nicely Status: 26Apr17 received; 28Apr17 posted and sent to committee. Not recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). Current Wording: 960.5.1 Sufficient red and white compulsory turning flags must be positioned on the Course to ensure that all Athletes follow the designated track. Athletes must leave the Read more

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RCS CD 963.4.2 Start of A 18-009

Not recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). RC#: 18-009 Rule/Article: CD 963.4.2 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Penny Nicely Status: 26Apr17 received; 28Apr17 posted and sent to committee Current Wording: 963.4.2 [FEI] If an Athlete is not ready to start Section A at his scheduled time, the Timekeeper will start him at the earliest available time at his discretion, and record the actual Read more

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RCP CD 975.2.7 Grooms seated 18-007

BOD approved 15Oct17  RC#: 18-007 Rule/Article: CD 975.2.7 Change Type: Modify Proponent: Penny Nicely Status: 26Apr17 received; 27Apr17 posted and sent to committee. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording: 975.2.7 Grooms must be seated in their proper places between the start and finish lines. They are not allowed to indicate the course or to speak Read more

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RCS CD 945.2 Outside Assistance 18-005

Not recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). RC#: 18-005 Rule/Article: CD 945.2 Change Type: Clarify Proponent: Hardy Zantke Status: 13Mar17 received; 19Mar17 posted and sent to committee. Current Wording: 945.2 Prohibited outside assistance At ADS-recognized events, no person, either on or off a competing carriage entry may give verbal or physical directions to an Athlete with the exception of Read more

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RCP CD 965.7.1 Timing Obstacle for Training 18-003

BOD approved 5Oct17  RC#: 18-003 Rule/Article: CD 965.7.1 Change Type: Clarify Proponent: Hardy Zantke Status: 13Mar17 received; 15Mar17 posted and sent to committee. Recommended by CDC (posted 25July17). From CDC 25Oct17 for BOD Current Wording: 965.7 Timing 7.1 The Athlete will be timed from when the nose of the leading horse passes between the entry flags until the nose Read more