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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
154-15 DC introduce CAN-O classes
290-15 DC App B Young Horse Competitions
160-15 DC 5 serpentine and zig zag measurements
144-15 DC 901.2 introduce CAN -O classes
281-15 DC 901.7 Young Horses
145-15 DC 901.10 introduce CAN-O classes
159-15 DC 912.2 minimum ages - athletes and grooms
146-15 DC 913.3 introduce CAN-O classes
156-15 DC 924.1
488-15 DC 928 protective headgear
489-15 DC 935 horse inspections
147-15 DC 936 introduce CAN-O classes
490-15 DC 940 hackamores/bitless bridles
491-15 DC 945 outside assistance
505-15 DC 946 substitutions
492-15 DC 947 starting order
493-15 DC 954 canter
157-15 DC 960
494-15 DC 960 marathon cones
148-15 DC 960.2 introduce CAN-O classes
158-15 DC 960.2 marathon
161-15 DC 960.2 marathon course distances
495-15 DC 961 combined marathon course
496-15 DC 965 grooms
499-15 DC 969 penalties - marathon
498-15 DC 974 cones
149-15 DC 974.2 introduce CAN-O classes
150-15 DC 987.1 introduce CAN-O classes
201-15 DC 987.1 composition of the ground jury
151-15 DC 988 introduce CAN-O classes
200-15 DC 988.2 technical delegate
153-15 DC 989.1 introduce CAN-O classes
152-15 DC 990.1 introduce CAN-O classes


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