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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
134-16 WD 102 membership
245-16 WD 102.2 participation
243-16 WD 104.5 jog
248-16 WD 110.3 transitions
242-16 WD 114 turn on the forehand/haunches
122-16 WD 120 tack
247-16 WD 125.6 judging of tests
241-16 WD 129 tests
246-16 WD 130.2 musical freestyle
244-16 WD 141 western dressage seat equitation


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