Or, stop by any of our retail stores to speak with a dover saddlery product adviser. For the definition of amateur status, please refer to the usef rules for eventing, appendix 3. United states equestrian federation usef is pleased to have the continuing support of equestrian safety gear manufacturer charles owen. As we transition to this modified format, there may be interruptions to service. Feb 21, 2017 usef efforts were preceded by the riders4helmets helmet safety symposium, held in wellington, fla. Music fills the air on fourth day of 2019 us dressage finals presented by adequan a long journey pays off on third day of 2019 us dressage finals presented by adequan a victory thats all in the family on second day.
Top 3 crosstraining exercises for eventing horses us. Since 2017, charles owen has been the official helmet supplier of us equestrian, as well as a safety education partner. Dressage at circle g is governed by the rules and specifications of the current usef rule book and the current usdf region rule book. If a whip is carried in the crosscountry andor jumping test, or while jumping any obstacle before these tests, it must not be weighted at the end or exceed 75cm 30. These tests can be used for training or showing purposes.
Appointment of eventing officials guidelines for championshipsgames. Eventing is often known as the triathlon of the equestrian world. Rusty cook usef rdressage td dressage at rebecca farm is an official qualifying competition for. The current usef rule on protective headgear will be enforced at all shows. As of december 1, 2017, all hunters, jumpers and equitation horses will need to have microchips in order to accumulate points.
Youll find news, information, photos, training session schedules. Usef efforts were preceded by the riders4helmets helmet safety symposium, held in wellington, fla. Nov 30, 2016 the fei has quietly released the new rules for eventing for 2017. The federation and the usea recognize three types of eventing competitions. The idcta strongly recommends that you read chapter dr dressage division and chapter ev eventing division of the usef rule book. Updated march 22, 2019 the purpose of this pamphlet is to assist exhibitors as well as usef dressage technical delegates, dressage judges and stewards who officiate dressage classes at any federation licensed competition. The fei has quietly released the new rules for eventing for 2017. The united states equestrian federation usef is in charge of creating and maintaining the rules for eventing. The united states eventing association usea is a nonprofit 501c3 corporation whose core mission is to advance the sport of eventing through education of riders, trainers, officials, and organizers, with the health and wellbeing of the horse of paramount importance. These rule changes, primarily impacting saddlery and errorspenalties, are effective immediately. In 2001, the organization changed its name to usa equestrian usae and, in 2003 it merged with the united states. Here we quote the 2017 usef rule book for dressage show attire, and follow each rule with tips from dover saddlery s. Every class offered herein which is covered by the rules and specifications of the current usef rule book will be conducted.
Rule change type effective date draft received board action. A copy of the usef rules may be obtained from their web site free of charge. Rule change type effective date draft received board action standard 1212018 831 2017 proposed change gr844 poling chapter 8f welfare of the horse gr844 poling 1. Usef extraordinary rule changes for dressage chronicle forums.
The united states equestrian federation us equestrian is pleased to announce the appointment of erik duvander as the new performance director for eventing, effective october 16, 2017. The usef rule book is now available for ios and android devices. These rules are carefully and sometimes densely worded but definitely worth the read. Usef to continue eventing frangible technology grant program. The following exceptions to usef rules are permitted at esdcta dressage schooling shows. Usef passes dressage and eventing helmet rules expert. Your quick guide to the usef rules that passedand a few. Sep 09, 2018 the idcta strongly recommends that you read chapter dr dressage division and chapter ev eventing division of the usef rule book.
Rule change type effective date draft received board. If youre like most people and need to see the red markups to fully catch all of the changes, the markedup version is here. For those who have memorized the rulebook word for word, you can check out the clean version here. Fei releases 2017 rules for eventing eventing nation. Following the usef midyear board of directors meeting this week in lexington, ky. Read all about it general rules 401 through 4 outline the procedures for testing and enforcement and explain in general what is and isnt permitted. United states equestrian federation 4001 wing commander way lexington, ky 40511 p. Us equestrian rules for eventing us equestrian rules for eventing 11 usea horse registration and yearend awards policy preliminary and above participation in usef recognized competitions to participate in u. She was named the usefs 2005 developmental coach of the year and has served as developing riders coach for the u. If a licensed competition allows manual poling and the relevant state laws do not prohibit such practices, it must be done in the designated schooling areas.
The first change introduces a new category of rules called prohibited practices to the usef rule book which will take effect dec. Us equestrians new learning center with video lessons from many of the top professionals in equestrian sports, usef network, us equestrian magazine, equestrian weekly newsletter, memberperks, safesport training and much more. All updated texts, showing the latest changes, can be found under approved rule changes in the rule book section of. Kim severson eventing llc is based in charlottesville, virginia. Exhibitors and officials must be familiar with usef dressage rules dr120 and dr121 in the current usef rule book. Smooth leather or leather like halfchaps may be worn if combined with matching colored paddock boots at all levels at schooling shows. Entry blanks will be accepted only when signed by the owner or his exhibitors agent, trainer and rider and accompa. By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. The new rule is 23 pages long, so a brief summary is tough, but if you want to read the whole thing, its available at the usef website. Rule change proposals can be submitted to the usef morgan rules committee or to the amha office. Every class offered herein which is covered by the rules and specifications of the current federation rulebook will be conducted and judged in accordance therewith.
Usef rates equine competitions, licenses judges and other officials, and publishes and enforces competition rules. In an effort to minimize the financial impact of the new rule on organizers, the united states eventing association usea awarded usef a generous grant to ensure all who applied received a. The united states equestrian federation usef or us equestrian is the national governing body for most equestrian sports in the united states. It is a shameful piece of junk not worthy to be called a rule book. If a whip is carried in the crosscountry andor jumping test, or while jumping any obstacle before these tests, it must not be. The new eventing rules issued by the fei to come into effect on 1 st january 2017 are now available and include several proposed changes including significant changes in the areas of new penalty points, stricter mers, level of difficulty at world championship. Updated april 1, 2020 the purpose of this pamphlet is to assist exhibitors as well as usef dressage technical delegates, dressage judges and stewards who officiate dressage classes at any federation licensed competition. Please contact the usopc athlete ombudsman office at 719 8665000, or email. Rule change type effective date draft received board action standard 1212018 8312017 proposed change gr844 poling chapter 8f welfare of the horse gr844 poling 1. These rules are to be used by affiliated pony clubs organising eventing for pony club grades. If you are unclear about whether you qualify as an amateur or profes. Your quick guide to the usef rules that passedand a few that. One of the most notable developments from the 2016 usef annual meeting was the passing of a rule requiring ushja registered horses to be microchipped eq103.
Equestrian federation licensed competitions at the preliminary level or. For members who do not participate in usef licensed competitions as. Jan 21, 2016 one of the most notable developments from the 2016 usef annual meeting was the passing of a rule requiring ushja registered horses to be microchipped eq103. The system will automatically verify that all usef and usdf cards are current for the 2017 show year this includes, horse, rider, owner, trainer and coach. Complete 2019 usef rulebook complete 2020 usef rulebook. All fei eventing rules can be accessed at this link. Please visit the us equestrian website for the current usef rules for eventing. Here we quote the 2017 usef rule book for dressage show attire, and follow each rule with tips from dover saddlery s product advisors to help you make the right choices for riding training through fourth levels. Uniting the equestrian community by ensuring fairness, safety, and enjoyment since 1917. The usea is a nonprofit 501c3, educational organization committed to providing eventing enthusiasts with a competitive level suited to their individual skills.
Ev eventing division usef 2017 sponsored by hagyard euine medical institute chapter ev eventing division subchapter ev1 general rules for all eventing competitions ev101 introduction 1. Regular competitions, eventing competitions at the preliminary level or above and combined driving competitions at the advanced. National governing body for equestrian sport in the united states. Rule tracking draft proposal type effective date proponent status usef 9 2 212017 approved 1142017 ev 105. It began on january 20, 1917, as the association of american horse shows, later changed to the american horse shows association ahsa. Congratulations new 2019 usdf l education program graduates. Representatives from usef, the united states eventing association, the united states dressage foundation, the united states hunter jumper association, racing, polo, helmet manufacturers, helmet testing authorities, leading equestrians and medical experts met with the goal of. The licensed officials task force is proposing to strike gr1040 as appears in the 2017 rule book through gr1078 and move that language into a new us equestrian licensed officials policies and procedures document. Feb 21, 2017 following the usef midyear board of directors meeting this week in lexington, ky.
By assisting and educating competitors, event organizers and officials. Oct 04, 2017 education starts with understanding what is and isnt legal. An eventing competition includes one or more tests from the following branches of equitation. Life, senior active and junior active members shall be eligible to participate in all classes at. National eventing rules effective 1 january 2018 latest update december 2017 the equestrian australia national eventing rules may also be found on the equestrian australia website. Pcawa rules for eventing 2017 6 1 preamble these pcawa eventing rules are effective from 1st january 2017 as from this date, all other texts covering the same matter i. All updated texts, showing the latest changes, can be found under approved rule changes in the rule book section of the usef website, and listed in the links below. Representatives from usef, the united states eventing association, the united states dressage foundation, the united states hunter jumper association, racing, polo, helmet manufacturers, helmet testing authorities, leading equestrians and medical experts met with the goal. Suppenkasper named adequanusdf grand prix horse of the year. Olympic gold medallist blyth tait has announced his retirement from major competition. Athletes wishing to file a grievance challenging a denial or threatened denial to participate in competition, please see the athletes guide to filing a grievance regarding opportunity to participate and grievance form. Correct attire for the dressage ring training through fourth levels for more assistance or to request a catalog call 18009891500. Usa eventing is part of us equestrians family of 29 breeds and disciplines. Since 2017, charles owen has been the official helmet supplier of us equestrian, as well as a safety education partner and learning center content partner.1328 657 936 240 335 656 1319 1612 1270 309 1474 179 1585 642 1535 1214 739 122 152 612 892 7 1062 331 996 747 548 673 190 52