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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#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#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

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RCP2015#57 – Allows juniors to wear body protectors in pleasure classes

2015 RCS # 57 Summary Allows juniors to wear body protectors in pleasure shows without penalty 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 recommend for approval as amended 14Oct14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14; Read more

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RCP2015#56 – Gives authority to judge to split class

2015 RCS # 56 Summary Gives the authority to the judge to decide to split a class Date Received 1June14 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14PD Recommended for Approval: 3Aug14Withdrawn by PD 14Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording – PDArticle204 204.1 Large classes Read more

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RCP2015#55 – Clarifies where House Rules are published

2015 RCS # 55 Summary House rules must be published in both Omnibus and Prize List 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 – PDArticle202 If show management Read more

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RCP2015#54b – Clarifies Nosebands and encourages gullet straps (see also #54a GR)

2015 RCS # 54 Summary Clarifies nosebands and encourages gullet straps Date Received 1June14 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date As soon as possible in 2014 Status Open for comments – 1June14; BOD APPROVED 23Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 1June14 Current Wording – PD 207.3 Harness b.         Bridles should fit snugly to prevent catching on the vehicle Read more

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RCS2015#28 – Consider splitting classes if over 6 entries

2015 RCS # 28 Summary Suggests considering splitting classes if over 6 entries Date Received 13May14 Proponent Su Zi Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 17May14; PD does not recommend for approval 14Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 17May14 Current Wording – Article PD204.1 ………….Unless the ring is very large, classes of more than 14 entries should Read more

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RCP2015#25 – Delete article referencing “different” obstacle courses at Pleasure shows

2015 RCS # 25 Summary Delete Article 237.4 referring to “different” obstacle course Date Received 24Mar14 Proponent Mike Rider Change Date 2015 Status Open for comments – 07May14; Recommended by PD 14Oct14 Activity Initial Posting: 07May14 Current Wording – Article PD237.6 An obstacle course will be considered “different” if its pattern is reversed or its Read more

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RCP2014#82 – Wording – add “Obstacles”

2014 RCP # 82 Summary Wording – add “Obstacles” Date Received 31Jul13 Proponent PDC Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 31Jul13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Suggested Wording Add the word “Obstacles” after all existing Obstacle class titles where it is missing, such as: Town and Country Obstacles, Double Read more

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RCP2014#81 – Remove Reference

2014 RCP # 81 Summary Remove Reference Date Received 31Jul13 Proponent PDC Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 31Jul13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Suggested Wording – Article 58A – Specialty Time Competitions:Scurry Obstacle Refer to Article 28A – Break in Gaits. Reason for change Redundant PDC Submitted

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RCP2014#80 – USEF pony measurement card honored

2014 RCP # 80 Summary Additional Definitions Date Received 31Jul13 Proponent PDC Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 31Jul13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Suggested Wording – Article 29 – Divisions Based on the Horse The height indicated on USEF pony measurement cards will be honored for ADS Pleasure Read more

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RCP2014#75 – Update Hitch/Unhitch sequence for singles

2014 RCP # 75 Summary Update Hitch/Unhitch sequence for singles Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 88/89 Sequence to Unhitch /Hitch – Single To UnhitchDetach breeching, disconnect off trace, near trace, remove the Read more

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RCS2014#74 – Update for Road Carts

2014 RCS # 74 Summary Update for Road Carts Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Withdrawn:31July31 Current Wording – PLEASURE DRIVING APPENDIX A, Section 2.8 – VEHICLES Road or Jogging Cart Definition: Light road carts are used for Read more

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RCP2014#73 – Clarify insurance coverage period

2014 RCP # 73 Summary Clarify insurance coverage period Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 126.9 Responsibility of Management That liability insurance coverage, either permanent or temporary, is in effect for the entire Read more

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RCP2014#72 – New Classes Ladies/Gentlemen Driving

2014 RCP # 72 Summary New Classes Ladies/Gentlemen Driving Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments: 01Sep13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 Suggested Additions Ladies Driving Class Entries are judged primarily on the suitability of the turnout for a lady with emphasis on manners. To Read more

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RCP2014#71 – Whip requirements

2014 RCP # 71 Summary Whip requirements Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 72.1 Dress Gloves and a hat (or protective headgear) are required. Aprons are recommended but optional. A whip must be Read more

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RCP2014#70 – More move speeds & Break in gaits

2014 RCP # 70 Summary More move speeds & Break in gaits Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Marsha Himler Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 68 Pleasure Drive – Pace Drivers are given the distance of the course and the speed Read more

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RCP2014#69 – Move Pleasure Drive speeds

2014 RCP # 67 Summary Move Pleasure Drive speeds Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Marsha Himler Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 67.2 Pleasure Drive – Timed Time Allowed in the trot section shall be calculated from the distance and required Read more

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RCP2014#68 – Pleasure Drive Penalty additions

2014 RCP # 68 Summary Pleasure Drive Penalty additions Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Suggested Addition – Article 65B Pleasure Drive Penalties Spares: each item omitted – 1 penalty point Spares: complete omission – 20 penalty Read more

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RCP2014#67 – Pleasure Drive Appointments

2014 RCP # 67 Summary Pleasure Drive Appointments Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 65.1 Spares and Appointments Spares and appointments must be carried on each vehicle during a pleasure drive. They are Read more

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RCP2014#66 – Pleasure Drive – Walk section scoring

2014 RCP # 66 Summary Pleasure Drive – Walk section scoring Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 64 Observers on Course In a walk section, official observers should be placed where the entire Read more

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RCP2014#65 – Pleasure Drive suggested speeds

2014 RCP # 65 Summary Pleasure Drive suggested speeds Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Marsha Himler Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 63 Timing The timing method must be clearly explained in the prize list. The course designer should take into Read more

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RCS2014#64 – Cross Country Obstacles – Spares requirements

2014 RCS # 64 Summary Cross Country Obstacles – Spares requirements Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Simon Rosenman Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Not recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 60.A Fault Competitions:Cross Country A. Cross Country After passing through the Start markers, the driver shall Read more

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RCP2014#63 – Reference for Scurry Obstacles

2014 RCP # 63 Summary Reference for Scurry Obstacles Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 58A.A.5 Specialty Time Competitions:Scurry Obstacle Refer to Article 28A Break in Gaits. Suggested Wording – Article 58A.A.5 Specialty Read more

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RCS2014#62 – Reference in Penalties

2014 RCS # 61 Summary Reference in Penalties Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Simon Rosenman Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Not recommended:31July13 Current Wording – Article 571.l Penalties Exceeding time limit (twice time allowed) – Elimination Suggested Wording – Article 57.1.l Penalties Exceeding time limit Read more

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RCP2014#61 – Alternative markers for Reverse Psychology

2014 RCP # 61 Summary Alternative markers for Reverse Psychology Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Current Wording – Article 49.1 The Course The course may consist of Start and Finish markers, decorative materials and driveable Read more

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RCP2014#60 – Participating more than once

2014 RCP # 60 Summary Participating more than once Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Current Wording – Article 46 Participation A driver may not compete more than once in the same obstacle class or in Read more

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RCP2014#59 – No marathons in Pleasure Driving

2014 RCP # 59 Summary No marathons in Pleasure Driving Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Current Wording – Article 43 Concours d’Elegance The class may be judged: As a separate class. In conjunction with the marathon Read more

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RCP2014#58 – Clarify turnout requirements

2014 RCP # 58 Summary Clarify turnout requirements Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Current Wording – Article 35 Turnout A Pleasure Driving class in which entries are judged primarily on the performance and quality of Read more

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RCP2014#57 – Added Special Vehicle Divisions

2014 RCP # 57 Summary Added Special Vehicle Divisions Date Received 01Jun13 Proponent Pleasure Driving Committee Change Date Next Rulebook Status Closed for comments – 01Sep13 Activity Initial Posting: 01Jun13 PDC – Recommended: 31July13 Current Wording – Article 32 Other Divisions Configuration of turnout – Single, Pair, Tandem, Unicorn, and Four-in-hand. If entries warrant, singles Read more