• USEF Network Reminder, if you missed last weekend's @platinumperf /USEF Talent Search Finals East, all the phases are on demand: http://t.co/rWn0vVDgFb 10/8/2015 4:27:26 PM
  • USEF Network .@Noelle_Floyd You are correct, our bad! 10/8/2015 1:43:18 PM
  • USEF Network We will have the @nsbits /USEF Junior Jumping Championship and Pessoa/USEF Medal Final available to watch on-demand early next week 10/7/2015 5:04:58 PM
  • USEF Network @cnnsport chatted with Laura Sumrall about her winning freestyle reining performance to Frozen's 'Let it Go': http://t.co/2HQGd21Zw0 10/6/2015 4:10:05 PM
  • USEF Network .@PicChick1 The top 10 results were just live streamed. Top 4 in order: Tori, McKayla, Hunter, TJ. Will post complete results ASAP 10/4/2015 2:42:38 PM
  • USEF Network .@PicChick1 We streamed all the way through the awards. If you missed it we will have it all available on demand early next week. 10/4/2015 2:41:16 PM
  • USEF Network We have posted the 4 rides from the final round of the ride-off on our Facebook page for anyone that missed it: https://t.co/vW5x7JMsgd 10/4/2015 2:36:30 PM
  • USEF Network Leading Trainer: Andre Dignelli 10/4/2015 2:32:42 PM
  • USEF Network Grapa Trophy (Best Horse) winner: Skyfall owned by Linda Langmeier 10/4/2015 2:31:23 PM
  • USEF Network Talent Search Finals East 2015 Champion: Tori Colvin riding Avalanche 10/4/2015 2:24:43 PM

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Rule Book : Summary of Proposed Rule Changes

The following list of proposed rule changes is updated regularly. It is organized by rule reference. Click on the Tracking ID to view a PDF report.

Deadline for members to submit proposed rule changes to be considered by the Board of Directors at the 2016 Annual Meeting is June 1st. Deadline for committees and affiliates to submit a proposed rule change is September 1st.  The current form for submission of rule changes is available as an on-line form.

Any rule changes approved at Board of Director meetings are published on  our web site.   The appropriate sections of the rule book will be updated on the effective date of new rules.

Current members of USEF are encouraged to comment on any of the rule change proposals.

Where applicable, linked rule changes are grouped together.

Tracking # Rule Reference Web Comments
061-15 AR 107.8 Purebreds and Half Arabians competing together
422-15 AR 107.10 schooling areas
461-15 AR 110 class specifications - juniors
472-15 AR 110.2 class specifications - junior
413-15 AR 110.4 Amateur owner classes
415-15 AR 110.4 amateur owner classes
467-15 AR 110.8 class specifications - junior
469-15 AR 116 handling requirements for each ring
393-15 AR 123.1 performance halter
468-15 AR 124 performance halter
401-15 AR 157.1 conduct
396-15 AR 159.1 courses and course designers
417-15 AR 159.1 working hunter course
059-15 AR 160.1 height of obstacles
400-15 AR 160.1 height of obstacles
456-15 AR 160.1 height of obstacles
399-15 AR 161.1 appointments
397-15 AR 162 working hunter divisions
058-15 AR 162.3 working hunter class specifications
418-15 AR 162.5 working hunter class
395-15 AR 162.6 working hunter class specifications
405-15 AR 162.9 working hunter class specifications
404-15 AR 163.1 divisions and championships
459-15 AR 165.1 course designers
460-15 AR 170.1 conduct
411-15 AR 176 sport horse showmanship
471-15 AR 213.3 reined cow horse
392-15 AR 214.3 reined cow horse
470-15 AR 215 cutting
420-15 AR 229.1 hunter seat equitation
416-15 AR 229.5 hunter seat equitation
419-15 AR 231.6 western seat equitation
466-15 AR 233.5 causes for elimination
406-15 AR 232.3 western horsemanship
465-15 AR 233.1 class conduct
407-15 AR 234.1 extended gaits
458-15 AR 239.1 AHA medal class requirements
421-15 AR 239.2 AHA medal class requirements
463-15 AR 240 showmanship score sheet
464-15 AR 241.2 class conduct
408-15 AR 242.1 judging guidelines
410-15 AR 243 tests from which the judge may choose
409-15 AR 244.1 showmanship faults
414-15 AR 247.2 walk-trot appointments
423-15 AR 248.1 qualifying gaits
462-15 AR 251 sport horse under saddle
394-15 AR 253 walk-trot cross rails


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