This proposal is RECOMMENDED by the Pleasure Driving Committee as modified
Rule/Article: GR 2.7 + 5.11 Clarify
Proponent: ADS Pleasure Driving Committee
Date: posted 27Jan16, chart modified 31July2016
Junior and adult competition participants, e.g., anyone who rides on a vehicle at any time at an event, are defined as follows:
a. The “competition age” of an individual will be the age reached during the current calendar year.
b. “Junior A” – competition age: 10 and below. Junior A drivers must be accompanied by a knowledgeable adult horseman at all times.
c. “Junior B” – competition age 11, 12, 13. Junior B drivers must be accompanied by a knowledgeable adult horseman at all times.
EXCEPTION: Junior “B” drivers competing with a single Very Small Equine (VSE) turnout in a securely enclosed arena need not be accompanied by a knowledgeable adult horseman unless required by the organizer.
d. “Junior C” – competition age 14, 15, 16, 17, 18. Junior C drivers competing with a single horse/pony turnout at their discretion need not carry a groom/passenger unless required by the competition.
e. “Junior” – Unless otherwise defined: Competition age under 19.
f. “Adult” – Competition age 19 and over.
New Wording: Add new chart in addition to text
Reason for Change: To add speed and ease of comprehension to rules about Junior Drivers