Status: Posted 14Feb18, Recommended by CDC &ESC 19July18
|Subject:||Groom speaking in Dressage penalty|
|Rule #:||CD 945.2|
|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 persons on the carriage during Marathon and Cones competitions. Athletes receiving verbal or physical assistance except for permitted outside assistance as listed in 943.2 shall be eliminated at the sole discretion of the Ground Jury.
|New Wording:||delete entirely|
|Reason for Change:||To bring the ADS into sync with USEF & FEI and penalize groom speaking in dressage with only 10 penalty points – as already stated under 918.104.22.168 – instead of elimination.|
|Type of change:||Modify|