• Eventing Nation Watch the replay of @DuttonEventing and Mr Candyman's winning performance @PlantationField on @USEFNetwork https://t.co/iWpPfxJTO4 Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/24/2016 12:54:37 PM
  • USEF Network Watch Olympic Bronze Medalist @DuttonEventing ride Mr. Candyman to win the CIC3* @PlantationField!… https://t.co/xDh1jLOUg1 9/22/2016 5:00:16 PM
  • EquiRatings Great work by @jenniautry on the Live Stream. Really enjoyable afternoon watching @PlantationField https://t.co/sZreowUmjW Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/18/2016 4:16:35 PM
  • USEF Network .@DuttonEventing and Mr. Candyman win the CIC3* @PlantationField! https://t.co/jBkb2yuw9j 9/18/2016 4:09:22 PM
  • USEF Network Ryan Wood and Powell over the big shelter at 5 and open oxer at 6 @PlantationField https://t.co/0Nmw46iJsF 9/18/2016 3:02:10 PM
  • USEF Network .@DuttonEventing and Z through the keyhole @PlantationField! Watch live https://t.co/i8tJDp1FIR https://t.co/yjve4hPjVY 9/18/2016 2:15:33 PM
  • Eventing Nation Phillip Dutton has his first of three rides in the CIC3* home clear with time on Z #PlantationField Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/18/2016 2:13:23 PM
  • Cheri G Too rainy to ride, but not too rainy to watch #PlantationField cross-country -- thanks @USEFNetwork 🐴👍🏼 Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/18/2016 1:27:53 PM
  • U.S. Eventing #PlantationField CIC3* times have been pushed back - XC will now begin at 1pm. Follow scores here: https://t.co/NTekiJqOp4 Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/18/2016 12:33:58 PM
  • Eventing Nation The @PlantationField CIC3* cross country has been moved to 1:00 p.m. EST. Watch live on @USEFNetwork! https://t.co/WKAyY8BF1Y Retweeted by USEFNetwork 9/18/2016 12:33:17 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
199-16 DC remove FEI rules
174-16 DC 1 driven dressage arena
195-16 DC 4 tandem
197-16 DC 5 tandem
198-16 DC 9 show ground
156-16 DC 900 Combined Driving Events
158-16 DC 900 combined driving events
159-16 DC 901.1 categories and levels
160-16 DC 910 official results
161-16 DC 911.2 yellow warning card
157-16 DC 914 National Championships
162-16 DC 917 schedule of the event
163-16 DC 928.2 protective headgear
175-16 DC 930.4 height
164-16 DC 935.1 examinations and inspections of horses
176-16 DC 937.1 weights and dimensions
177-16 DC 938.1 lamps
178-16 DC 939.1 tires
179-16 DC 940 bitless bridles
165-16 DC 943.2 participation
166-16 DC 944 identification number
180-16 DC 945.2 outside assistance
181-16 DC 946.1 substitutions before an event
167-16 DC 948.1 starting order
182-16 DC 949 driven dressage
168-16 DC 951 approved tests
183-16 DC 953.3 judging tandems and unicorns
184-16 DC 955 general impression
185-16 DC 956.3 scoring
186-16 DC 960.2 marathon course
169-16 DC 964.1 whip
170-16 DC 966.1 judges
187-16 DC 967.3 officials
188-16 DC 972.1 VSE courses
189-16 DC 973.1 obstacles
171-16 DC 973.2 obstacles
190-16 DC 974 cones competition
191-16 DC 975.2 cones competition
192-16 DC 978.3 time competition
172-16 DC 984.1 conflict of interest
173-16 DC 988.1 technical delegate
193-16 DC 989.1 course designers
194-16 DC 990 chief steward


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