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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
385-15 EQ 102.1 judging
295-15 EQ 103.2 eligibility to compete
294-15 EQ 103.3 eligibility to compete
296-15 EQ 105.2 appointments
374-15 EQ 105.5 martingales
225-15 EQ 105.6 Appointments - Black Stirrups
297-15 EQ 105.6 appointments - stirrups
280-15 EQ 106.3 division of classes
524-15 EQ 106.3 division of classes
376-15 EQ 108.2 juniors - ages
234-15 EQ 108.13 Planks
387-15 EQ 108.15 course requirements
232-15 EQ 110.4 Medal cap
235-15 EQ 110.5 Planks
298-15 EQ 110.5 US Hunter Seat Medal Class
375-15 EQ 110.5 requirements for specific classes
272-15 EQ 110.8 Maclay cap
503-15 EQ 110.8 requirements for specific classes
506-15 EQ 110.10 WIHS equitation
507-15 EQ 110.10 WIHS equitation finals
293-15 EQ 110.11 West Coast National Championship
386-15 EQ 111.1 ushja zone, regional, and national championships
249-15 EQ 114.1 appointments - permanent hearing impairment
243-15 EQ 115.3 USEF Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal Classes
241-15 EQ 117.12 USEF Saddle Seat Medal Class
242-15 EQ 117.12 USEF Saddle Seat Medal Class


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