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RCP2015#92 – HK – Clarify references 987.1.4

2015 RCP # 92 (was 74, split into 91 & 92) Summary Clarify references  Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 987.1.4 For ADS-recognized events see Article 524 (Combined Driving, Driven Dressage and Read more

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RCP2015#96 – HK – Change reference to Appendix CD-H

2015 RCP # 96 Summary Change to use Appendix CD-H Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for Approval: 07Sept14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 986 Judges At ADS-recognized events, the provisions of this paragraph do not apply. See Appendix GR-B. Read more

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RCP2015#95 – HK – Correct non-existent reference (FEI)

2015 RCP # 95 Summary Housekeeping – Correct non-existent reference Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Article 948.2 Starting Order.Starting order for CAIOs and Championships 948.2.3 In the Event of Athletes having equal Read more

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RCP2015#94 – HK – Driving Trial definition clarified

2015 RCP # 94 Summary Driving Trial definition clarified Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – 901.10 Overview of Categories and competitions 10.3 A “Driving Trial,” usually taking place on one day, consists of Read more

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RCP2015#93 – HK – Remove “formerly” article references from CD Section

2015 RCP # 93 Summary Housekeeping. In CD Section, remove references to former article numbers. Example: “901.1 Classes: [formerly Article 904.4]” Date Received 04Aug14, rev 03Sep14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Example – change for Read more

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RCP2015#90 – Compulsory Rest

2015 RCP # 90 Summary Safety check during compulsory rests Date Received 1June14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Status Open for comments – 1June14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Modification of RCS2015#66 by CDC Current Wording – CDArticle960.3 960.3 Compulsory rests A safety check of the turnout must be made Read more

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RCP2015#89 – Clarification of minimum clearance

2015 RCP # 89 Summary Clarification of minimum clearance Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 974 Cones Competition Summary 974.1 Single Obstacles and Open Multiple obstacles ** In ADS-recognized competitions, the minimum Read more

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RCP2015#88 – Clarification to settings increase

2015 RCS # 88 Summary Clarification to settings increase Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for Approval: 07Sept2015; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 973 Obstacles 973.1.8 At ADS-recognized events electing to use standard Cones settings, the following table shall apply: PRESENTATION Read more

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RCP2015#87 – Shortened courses for VSEs

2015 RCP # 87 Summary Clarification regarding shortened course Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 960 The Course.Marathon: 960.2.9 Speeds at ADS-recognized Marathon competitions: Note: The Organizing Committee, with the approval of Read more

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RCP2015#86 – Clarify paces entering/exiting obstacles

2015 RCS # 86 Summary Clarify paces entering/exiting obstacles Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; CDSC recommended 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – CD-Article 960 The Course.Marathon: 960.2.8 Distances and Pace at ADS-recognized Marathon competitions: ** Exception: Preliminary entering and exiting obstacles Read more

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RCP2015#85 – HK – Reference addition to Dressage Penalties

2015 RCP # 85. Previously RCS#37 Summary Reference addition to Dressage Penalties Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee. Sent to Dressage Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended for Approval 14Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14; RC10/14Assigned to DC only 20Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Current Wording – CD-Article 957 Summary of Driven Dressage Penalties Read more

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RCP2015#84 – Clarification – follow dressage tests

2015 RCS # 84 Summary Clarification – follow dressage tests Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee. Given to Dressage Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Not recommended by DC Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14Assigned to DC only 20Oct14 Current Wording – CD-Article 954.11 Movements and their descriptions.Stretching the frame 954.11 Stretching the frame Read more

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RCP2015#83 – Calling CDE Training Level Dressage Test

2015 RCP # 83 Summary Calling CDE Training Level Dressage Test Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14 DC not recommended Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14Assigned to DC only 20Oct14 Current Wording – Article 952.2 Conditions.Memory 952.2 Memory The FEI Driven Dressage Test must be driven from memory. Speaking Read more

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FEI2015#02 – Clarification of Breeching Requirement

2015 FEI # 02 Summary Clarification of Breeching Requirement Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14Recommendation subject to final FEI wording Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Article 940 Harness, Carriage and Horses.Harness 940.1.14 Whenever a single Horse/Pony is harnessed to a carriage, breeching is compulsory. Failure Read more

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FEI2015#01 – HK: Clarification of trace measurement

2015 FEI # 01 Summary Clarification of trace measurement Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14Recommendation subject to final FEI wording Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Article 940 Harness, Carriage and Horses.Harness 940.1.1 The distance between Horse/Pony and carriage must be not less than 50cm at Read more

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RCP2015#82 – Clarification of lamps/reflector requirements

2015 RCP # 82 Summary Clarification of lamps/reflector requirements Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; Recommended 14Oct14 by CDC; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Article 938 Equipment 938.1 Dressage Carriages must be fitted with forward facing lamps and rear lamps or reflectors Read more

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X RCS2015#81 – see #91

2015 RCS # 81 Summary Add Intermediate II and remove exception Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14; modified 16 Sept2015 Current Wording – Article 937 Weights and Dimensions.General 1.1 In all Classes, if the carriage has no brakes, breeching is compulsory . Failure Read more

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RCP2015#80 – ADS division eligibility reformatted

2015 RCS # 80 Summary Readability in format Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14 Recommended for Approval: 07Sept14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Current Wording – Article 916 Entries 916.16 Eligibility for ADS-recognized Training Division Events [formerly Article 905.12] An entry may be: a. A Read more

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RCP2015#79 – New Competition Category

2015 RCS # 79 Summary New Competition Category Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14; CD Recommended for Approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14 Suggested Wording – 901.10 Overview of Categories and competitions 10.5 “Combined a-la-carte (CAC) event” may use any of the above formats,the Read more

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RCP2015#78 – Change use of “level” to “division”

2015 RCS # 78 Summary Change use of “level” to “division” Date Received 04Aug14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 25Aug14 Activity Initial Posting: 25Aug14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Current Wording – Example “ “…level…” Suggested Wording Global change of the term “level” to the defined term “division.” Change “Level” to “Division”: Read more

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RCP2015#77 – Established point system for Pleasure Driving Championships

2015 RCS # 77 Summary Establishes point system for Pleasure Driving Championships Date Received 3Aug14 Proponent Jeff Morse Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 3Aug14; PD Recommended for Approval: 3Aug14; PD recommends for approval as modified 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 3Aug14 Current Wording – PDArticle 217 Championships 217.1 When a championship for Read more

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RCP2015#76 – To restore original intent of Super Reinsmanship

2015 RCS # 76 Summary Restores original intent of Super Reinsmanship Date Received 28July14 Proponent Jeff Morse Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 3Aug14; PD Recommended for Approval: 3Aug14; PD recommends approval as modified 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 3Aug14 Current Wording – PD-Article 225 Super Reinsmanship Competitors enter the ring individually and Read more

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RCP2015#75 – HK – Clarifies requirements for Int. II

2015 RCS # 75 Summary Clarifies requirements for Intermediate II hybrid Date Received 2July14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 2July14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 2July2014 Current Wording – CDArt.937.1.1 At ADS-recognized events, drivers may use a two- or four-wheeled vehicle for single horse/pony/VSE classes. Read more

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XRCP2015#73 – see RCP#88

2015 RCS # 73 Summary Clarifies Table  Date Received 2july14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 2July14 Activity Initial Posting: 2July14 Current Wording – CDArticle 973.1.8 (Text below table:) * Increase settings by 10 cm for tandems, unicorns & four-in-hands Suggested Wording (Text below table:) * Note settings increased by 10 Read more

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RCP2015#71 – To clarify origin of modified CD rules

2014 RCS # 71 Summary Clarifies origin of modified rules Date Received 1June14 Proponent Marc Johnson Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 27June14 Recommended for Approval: 07Sept2014; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 27June14 Revised 7Sept2014 Current Wording – CDAppendix A1 1. A Driving Trial consists of Driven Dressage, Cones and a Section B Marathon Read more

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RCP2015#70 – Adds language for placing in PD cones classes

2015 RCS # 70 Summary Adds language for placing in high-point cones classes. Date Received 7June2014 Proponent Mike Rider Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 23June14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 23June14 Current Wording – PDArt244 Unless otherwise specified in individual class rules: • Low total time basis – For Read more

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RCP2015#69 – Allow flexibility for distance between obstacles

2015 RCP # 69 Summary Allows flexibility for distance between obstacles Date Received 1June14 Proponent Marc Johnson Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Revised 7Sept2014 Current Wording – CDAppendixA7 Distance between obstacles must not be less Read more

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RCP2015#68 – Clarifies Jury requirements

2015 RCS # 68 Summary Clarifies Jury requirements Date Received 1June14 Proponent Marc Johnson Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14Recommended for approval as amended 15Oct15Further revisions from 18Oct14 on 22Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording – CDAppendixA#5 5. Officials: See Appendix H. Suggested Read more

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RCP2015#67 – Adds Hybrid divisions to Driving Trials

2015 RCS # 67 Summary Adds Hybrid divisions to Driving Trials  Date Received 1June14 Proponent Marc Johnson Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; Recommended for approval 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Revised 7Sept2014 Current Wording – CDAppendixA2 2. Driving Trial Divisions may be Training, Read more

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RCP2015#66 – Adds Safety Checklist to rules

2015 RCS # 66 Summary Adds Safety Checklist to rules Date Received 1June14 Proponent Combined Driving Committee Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; Recommended for approva; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14l Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording – CDArticle942.6 Article 942 Safety [formerly Article 901.12] 6. At ADS-recognized events, Read more

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RCP2015#63 – Simplifies and clarifies PD obstacle numbering

2015 RCS # 63 Summary Simplifies and clarifies numbering and marking Pleasure Driving Obstacle Classes Date Received 1June14 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; PD Recommended for Approval: 3Aug14; PD recommended as modified; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording – PDArticle237 Read more

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RCP2015#62 – Requires allowing schooling entries to be published in Omnibus

2015 RCS # 62 Summary Requires allowing schooling entries to be published in the Omnibus Date Received 1June14 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; PD Recommended for Approval: 3Aug14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording – PDArticle236 236.3 Within any division, Read more

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RCP2015#61 – Adds suggested time limits to Freestyle Reinsmanship

2015 RCS # 61 Summary Adds suggested time limits to Freestyle Reinsmanship Date Received 1June14 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; PD Recommended for Approval: 3Aug14; PD recommended for approval as modified 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording – PDArticle224 Read more

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RCP2015#60 – HK – To conform with rulebook convention

2015 RCS # 60 Summary Housekeeping – deletes Prize List verbage  Date Received 1June14 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; PD Recommended for Approval: 3Aug14 and 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording – PDArticle215 Restrictions for any division must be Read more

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RCP2015#59 – HK- Adds metric measurements to PD horse heights

2015 RCS # 59 Summary Adds metric measurements to horse heights Date Received 1June14 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; PD Recommended for Approval: 3Aug14; PD recommended for approval with modifications 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording – PDArticle212 212.2 Read more

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RCP2015#58 – Define divisions based on status of driver in Omnibus

2015 RCS # 58 Summary Divisions based on status of driver must be described in the Omnibus Date Received 1June14 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; PD Recommended for Approval: 3Aug14; PD recommended as modified; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording Read more