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2004 U.S. EQUESTRIAN RULE
United States Equestrian
The National Equestrian
of the United States
a member of the
Federation Equestre Internationale
and of the United States Olympic Committee.
THIS BOOK SUPERSEDES
ALL PREVIOUS EDITIONS
PUBLICATION DATE: NOVEMBER
Published by USA Equestrian,
4047 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511
THE RULES PUBLISHED HEREIN
EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2003 UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED
AT THE TIME OF THEIR ENACTMENT
AND REMAIN IN EFFECT EXCEPT AS SUPERSEDED BY
RULE CHANGES ENACTED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AS PUBLISHED IN EQUESTRIAN,
THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE FEDERATION,
AND/OR AS PUBLISHED ON THE FEDERATION'S WEB SITE AT
OR BY SUBSEQUENT EDITIONS
OR SUPPLEMENTS TO THE RULE BOOK
NOTICE: Text printed in
red and a block () at the beginning of an Article or Chapter indicate
a new or revised rule, as of December
1, 2003, unless date otherwise specified. Text printed in any
color denotes a second change to the article with coordinating
approval information in the same color. The meeting (BOD for
Board of Directors or EC for Executive Committee), meeting date,
effective date are indicated after each new or revised rule.
Deleted, as well as added and/or revised text, are reflected in
changes listed here.
Rules published in this Rule Book are subject to additions
or revisions pursuant to Rule III, Chapter XI of the Rules. Please
see EQUESTRIAN and/or the Federation's web site here for any changes subsequent to the publication date of this
While every effort has been
made to avoid mistakes in this publication, neither USA Equestrian,
nor U.S. Equestrian assumes
to anyone for errors or omissions. Corrections and additions
are published in EQUESTRIAN and/or on the Federation's web site
© Copyright 2003 by USA Equestrian, Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction without permission is strictly prohibited. These rules
may be used only by U.S. Equestrian Recognized Competitions or
with the Federation’s advance written permission. When
the Federation Rules are being used at a competition, it is the
of each exhibitor to ascertain that the competition is U.S. Equestrian
recognized or that written permission has been given to the competition.
The Federation disclaims any responsibility whatsoever, for negligence
or otherwise, for any losses, injuries, or other claims arising
out of any unrecognized competition or from any unauthorized
use of these Rules. The Federation requests that any unauthorized
of these Rules be reported to it.