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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
282-15 EV App 1 Modified level
271-15 EV App 2 specs for horse trials
264-15 EV App 3 Modified level
424-15 EV App 3 participation in horse trials
248-15 EV 104.2 participation
425-15 EV 105.1 loss of qualifications
245-15 EV 106.3 national entries
244-15 EV 114.1 protective headgear
247-15 EV 114.2 protective vests
138-15 EV 115.2 equine footwear
427-15 EV 132.2 individual final classification
426-15 EV 134.3 dressage rules
246-15 EV 139.1 cross country courses
268-15 EV 141 scoring - Modified
288-15 EV 149.6 height of obstacles
284-15 EV 149.7 obstacles maximum dimensions
266-15 EV 153.4 faults - training and modified
265-15 EV 154 eliminations - training and modified levels
262-15 EV 175 course designer - modified level
428-15 EV 177.5 additional officials


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