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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
125-16 AR 106 mane and tail
232-16 AR 106.1 shoeing regulations
233-16 AR 107.1 requirements for competition management
052-16 AR 107.8 western dressage
235-16 AR 109.18 falls
236-16 AR 110.2 abbreviations
128-16 AR 112.12 attire
127-16 AR 123.4
129-16 AR 160.7 measurement card
237-16 AR 177.3 scoring
231-16 AR 178.6 fall of horse or rider
056-16 AR 210.3 working cow horse
124-16 AR 217 ranch horse riding
238-16 AR 223.2 trail course designers
139-16 AR 236.1 appointments Hunter/Jumper seat equitation
239-16 AR 239 western horsemanship
123-16 AR 244 showmanship faults
141-16 AR 247 AHA Medal Class requirements


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