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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
263-16 JP walk rails
264-16 JP 4 jumper schooling
278-16 JP 103.2 schooling supervision
277-16 JP 105.1 judges
280-16 JP 103.5 certified jumping schooling supervisor
088-16 JP 103.9 cell phones/ear buds
279-16 JP 116.4 five year old jumper
276-16 JP 116.4 five year old jumper
275-16 JP 116.5 classes restricted by age of horse
281-16 JP 117.2 amateur jumper
260-16 JP 117.5 amateur
274-16 JP 117.5 classes restricted to junior, amateur owner or young riders
273-16 JP 118.4 classes restricted to children, adult amateurs or ponies
259-16 JP 121.4 thoroughbred jumper
261-16 JP 122.4 standards
262-16 JP 122.4 American Standard
258-16 JP 122.7 fence dimensions
272-16 JP 131.2 speed
271-16 JP 135.14 Hors de Concours
270-16 JP 142.3 breaking ties
267-16 JP 145.3 faults and time
269-16 JP 142.8 breaking ties
268-16 JP 145.3 faults and time
266-16 JP 147.1 faults converted into seconds
265-16 JP 150.12 starting order
081-16 JP 150.12 multiple horses


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