Just doublecheck the rulebook before you pack your tack trunk. For rules not covered in the usef rulebook in regard to arabian competitions, the. When dividing by age of rider, no horse may compete in. For a copy of the full 2017 rule book click the link below. Guidelines for dressage bits by united states equestrian. The usef rule book is now available for ios and android devices. Chapter hu hunter division subchapter hu1 definitions hu100 horse welfare. The usef bylaws, general rules, and dressage rules are found here on the usef website. Countyenglish pleasure bridle shall be a single snaffle,full cheek, or half cheek. Horses must return to the ring for conformation or soundness wearing a snaffle, pelham or full bridle with a caves. All classes are run under the general rules of the usef unless otherwise specified. Usef dressage test for 4year old horses, a plain snaffle bridle is required.
Please be advised that the usef dressage department only gives advisory opinions, not binding opinions, regarding the rules since ultimately it is the federation hearing committee which applies facts and. Refer to the current copy of the national reined cow horse association rule book, chapter 20 for patterns and. Learn more about us equestrians rules, regulations, and related policies. Annex a is a supplement to the usef dressage rules. New health and medical insurance benefits for us equestrian members. Dressage test for 4year old horses, a plain snaffle bridle is required, as above dr121. At federation licensed competitions, the c2 steward, or the person who is under the direction of the.
Standard snaffle bits are permitted in any class on a junior horse five years old and under. Language was struck from the rulebook regarding the minimum diameter of snaffles in the dressage. Judges may penalize, but may not eliminate, a horse or pony that competes in a snaffle, pelham, or full. A bridoon is defined as a snaffle bit used together with a. All classes are run under the general rules of the usef unless otherwise. For all junior horse performance classes, all snaffle bits must have a round.
The point counts have reset to zero, and a new set of rule changes is in. America, the pony of the americas club, the national snaffle. Exhibitors and officials must be familiar with usef dressage rules dr120 and dr121 in the current usef rule book. The usef network features livestreaming and ondemand video from a wide range of exciting equestrian events each year. Junior horses may be shown in a snaffle or a bosal in western. A rounded snaffle bit made of metal, leather, rubber or plastic material is permitted for all tests. Complete 2019 usef rulebook complete 2020 usef rulebook. Dr 121 annex a 1 page effective april 1, 2020 updated march 19, 2020 annex a is a supplement to the usef dressage rules. What you need to know to compete in 2020 the chronicle of the.
The rules published in this rule book are subject to additions or revisions. In order to compete, all horses must be registered with the american saddlebred registry or the canadian livestock records corporation. Aha omnibus 2017 by arabian horse association issuu. Snaffles are permitted and must have a minimum diameter of. Fei issues clarification after confusion over snafflelink ban. For fei tests ridden at national competitions, a plain snaffle bridle or simple double bridle may be. Refer to general rules, gr6 regarding amateur status. Usef rules for eventing equestrian canada rules for eventing british. Us equestrian members receive full access to over 2,000 hours of content, including commentary from the top u. Usef updates rulebook with extraordinary rule changes. Entries will be shown and judged under the class specifications set forth in the arabian division of the usef rule book for english pleasure junior horse, except entries must. Due to its location in the rule book, a portion of the approved rule change tracking. Thank you in advance for your understanding and patience.424 920 1045 1419 448 1388 4 953 925 1120 245 1030 112 637 1225 217 1280 953 1090 949 650 1271 239 904 86 1457 1096 313 120 345 336 155 140