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FEI RCP CD-955 Condense Dressage General Impressions 19-070

RC#: 19-070 Status: Posted 30 July 18, Exceptions proposed by CDC and DDC ​ Name: FEI ADS #: Subject: Condense General Impression Rule #: CD 955 Current Wording Article 955 General Impression 955.1 Principle There are five boxes at the end of the Judges Score Sheets for marks on General Impression observed by the judges throughout Read more

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FEI RCP CD-946 Substitution During Event 19-069

RC#: 19-069 Status: Posted 30 July 18 ​ Name: FEI ADS #: Subject: Substitution During Event (linked to FEI RPC on article 935.5.3) Rule #: CD 946 Current Wording: 946.2 Substitutions during an Event 2.1 Substitution of Horses or Athletes during a Competition is not permitted. The penalty will be Disqualification. New Wording: 946.2 Substitutions during Read more

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FEI RCP CD-940 Added Exception to Elimination 19-068

RC#: 19-068 Status: Posted 30 July 18 ​ Name: FEI ADS #: Subject: Additional Exception to Elimination of Athlete Rule #: CD 940.13.1 Current Wording: 940.13 Penalties 13.1 Contravention of any paragraph in this Article in Competition will incur Elimination of the Athlete, exception for 940.1.1 to 940.1.13. New Wording: 940.13 Penalties 13.1 Contravention of any Read more

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FEI RCP CD-935.5.3 Substitute Horse Cones 19-067

RC#: 19-067 Status: Posted 30 July 18 ​ Name: FEI ADS #: Subject: Substitute Horse Cones Competition Rule #: CD 935.5.3 Current Wording: 935.5 In-Harness Inspection before Cones 5.1 The In-Harness Inspection must be carried out before any horse starts Cones, only when Cones follow Marathon. It must be performed by an Inspecting Committee consisting of Read more

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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 PD-240.1 Remove Unnecessary Measurement Instruction 19-055

RC#: 19-055 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Remove Unnecessary Measuring Instruction Rule #: PD-240.1 Current Wording: 240.1 Obstacle courses should be accurately measured with a measuring wheel, if possible, or tapeline. New Wording: Delete Reason for Change: Unnecessary. Obvious SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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RCP PD-239.3 Remove Unnecessary Instruction 19-054

RC#: 19-054 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Remove Unnecessary Instruction Rule #: PD-239.3 Current Wording: 239.3 Care should be taken when numbers are placed to ensure that the numbers do not protrude inside the markers where they might be disturbed without hitting the obstacle Read more

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RCP PD-203.1 Judge Approves Vehicle Substitution 19-051

RC#: 19-051 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Recommended by PDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Judge Approves Vehicle Substitution Rule #: PD-203.1 Current Wording: 203.1 Unless otherwise specified in the Omnibus, an entry is defined as a combination of horse(s), vehicle and driver and must be assigned a specific entry number. In Read more

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X-RCP GR-2.5 Replace “Management” with “Organizer” 19-047 WITHDRAWN

RC#: 19-047 Status: Posted 15 Jun18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC, Boots Wright for ESC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Replace “Management” with “Organizer” Rule #: GR-2.5 Current Wording: 2.5 The term “management” used herein refers to the person(s) responsible for organizing and running the competition New Wording: 2.5 The term “organizer” used herein refers to the Read more

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RCP GR-5.2 Condense Text 19-046

RC#: 19-046 Status: Posted 15 Jun18, Reccommended by PDC & ESC, R with Mods by CDC 19July18 Name: Jeff Morse for PDC, Boots Wright for ESC ADS #: 4667 Subject: Condense Text Rule #: GR-5.2 Current Wording: 5  Responsibilities of Drivers and Officials 5.2 All officials and management should constantly be on the lookout for unsafe Read more

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RC CD 928.2 Marathon Dress (Vests) 19-044

THIS RULE HAS BEEN PASSED BY THE BOD AND GOES INTO EFFECT 1Jan2019.  15Nov17 BOD did not approve , Feb2018 BOD passed this as modified below New Wording:  2.2 Athletes and Grooms must wear securely fastened Protective Headgear [add: and Protective Vests] [delete: a back protector] in the Marathon [add: or any competition that includes marathon-type obstacles] that is in Read more

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RCP CD-962.3 Para Course Inspection 19-043

RC#: 19-043 Status: Posted 12 Jun18, Recommended by ESC & R with Mods by CDC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: Para Course Inspection Rule #: CD-962.3 Current Wording: 962.3 Inspection of the Course by Athletes. 3.5 The Obstacles may only be inspected on foot. No motor vehicles or bicycles may be taken inside Read more

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RCP CD-955.5 Judging requirements for Para Athletes 19-042

RC#: 19-042 Status: Posted 12 Jun18, Recommended by CDC & ESC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: Judging requirement for Para Athletes Rule #: CD-955.5 Current Wording: 955.5 Athlete 5.2 Para-Equestrian Athletes in able-bodied competitions. Athletes may salute with a nod of their head only. Hats must not be removed at the salute, and Read more

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RCP CD-943.2 “Para” to replace “disabled” 19-041

RC#: 19-041 Status: Posted 12 Jun18, Recommended by CDC & ESC 19 July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: Replace “drivers with disabilities” with “Para Athletes” Rule #: CD-943.2 Current Wording: 943.2 2.7 No person may be tied to the Carriage in any way during the Competitions. An Athlete may be secured by rope, webbing Read more

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RCP CD-940.5 Clarify Para Auxilliary reins 19-040

RC#: 19-040 Status: Posted 12 Jun18, Recommended by CDC & ESC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: Clarify permitted auxilliary reins for Para drivers Rule #: CD-940.5 Current Wording: 940.5 Auxiliary reins 5.1 Auxiliary reins (including any type of check reins) are not permitted when in harness. At ADS-recognized events for Training division only, Read more

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RCP AC.2.14 Para requirements for Motorized Vehicles 19-038

RC#: 19-038 Status: Posted 12 Jun18, Recommended by ESC 19July18 Name: Marcie Quist ADS #: 7910 Subject: AC Para requirements for Motorized Vehicles Rule #: AC.2.14 Current Wording: AC.2.14 Motorized Vehicle Notice: At any ADS-recognized event, minors who do not have a valid driver’s license which allows them to operate a motorized vehicle in the jurisdiction Read more

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RCP CD 940.1.4-940.1.5 Carriage measurements 19-026

RC#: 19-026 Status: Posted 6Jun18, Recommended by CDC & ESC 19July18 Name: Marc Johnson / CDC Chair ADS #: 9050 Subject: CD 940.1.4-940.1.5 Carriage measurements Rule #: CD 940.1.4 and CD 940.1.5 Current Wording: 1.4 Length of individual pole chains or pole straps: the length has to be minimum 30 cm. The measurement is taken from the Read more

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RCP CD 960.2.8 Marathon Distance and Pace 19-018

RC#: 19-018 Status: Posted 5Jun18, Recommended with Mods by CDC & ESC 19July18 Name: Marc Johnson / CDC Chair ADS #: 9050 Subject: Marathon Distance and Pace Rule #: 960.2.8 Current Wording: New Wording: Reason for Change:  Replace Walk Section with Transfer Section. Preliminary should be allowed any pace throughout Section B to better align with Read more

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RCS CD 945.3 Groom assistance 19-015

RC#: 19-015 Status: Posted 5Jun18, Not Recommended by CDC & ESC 19July18 Name: Marc Johnson / CDC Chair ADS #: 9050 Subject: Groom assistance Rule #: 945.3 Permitted assistance  Current Wording: The following are considered to be permitted outside assistance:  • Assistance during compulsory rests and in neutral zones between Sections.  • Assistance to avoid accidents.  • Read more

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RCP CD 937.3.1 Carriage for Dressage/Cones 19-013

RC#: 19-013 Status: Posted 5Jun18, Recommended CDC & ESC 19July18 Name: Marc Johnson / CDC Chair ADS #: 9050 Subject: Carriage for Dressage/Cones Rule #: 937.3.1  Current Wording: 3.1 The same Carriage must be used for Dressage and Cones for CA 2* and above (see Article 936).  At ADS competitions at the Training, Preliminary and Intermediate Read more

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X-RCS CD 913.3.2 Concise Eligibility 19-012 WITHDRAWN

RC#: 19-012 Status: Posted 5Jun18, Withdrawn by CDC 19July18 Name: Marc Johnson / CDC Chair ADS #: 9050 Subject: Eligibility for ADS-recognized Events Rule #: 913.3.2 – 913.3.4 Current Wording: 913.3 Eligibility for ADS-recognized Events 3.2 Preliminary division a. The driver has completed* at least two recognized CDEs or two DTs or had other equivalent driving Read more

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RCP CD 945.2 Groom Speaking Dressage 19-006

RC#: 19-006 Status: Posted 14Feb18, Recommended by CDC &ESC 19July18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: 1187 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 Read more

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RCP CD 957 Update Chart 19-005

RC#: 19-005 Status: Posted 14Feb18, Recommended CDC & ESC 19July18 Name: Hardy Zantke ADS #: 1187 Subject: Groom speaking in Dressage penalty Rule #: 957 – 12. box Current Wording: Groom speaking or giving indications 945.2 10 penalties (once) See ADS exception Elimination New Wording: Groom speaking or giving indications 945.2 10 penalty points (once) DELETE: Read more