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USA Equestrian
Approved Rule Changes Now Available

The USA Equestrian Board of Directors approved rule changes to the 2003 USA Equestrian Rule Book on July 8, 2003.

Approved rule changes are located at on the Federation website. Additionally, the 2003 Rule Book on the website has been updated with all rule changes effective to-date. Note that the Rule Book sections are updated as rules become effective and those approved since the printing of the 2003 Rule Book are indicated by colored text. Copies of any and all rule changes are available upon request by contacting Marie Murphy at (859) 225-6922 or

Note: the veterinary form mentioned in rule change Tracking No. 018-03 referencing Art. 1205.1 has been posted on the Federation website,, under Downloads.

USA Equestrian Inc., as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As
the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation has over 80,000 members and recognizes more than 2,800 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.
The vision of USA Equestrian is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of America, promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grass roots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its horses, and embracing this vision, to be the best national equestrian federation in the world.


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