Equestrian Announces Deadlines For Proposed Rule Changes
note that, according to Article 342 of the USA Equestrian rules,
standard proposed rule changes submitted by the general membership
must be received in the Federation's office by June 1, 2002. Article
342 reads, in part, as follows:
All proposals for rule changes from the general membership must
be submitted to the office of the Federation in writing on the
official form for proposed rule changes provided by the Federation
by June 1 for forwarding to the Legislative Committee. Rule changes
from individuals must be submitted by a proponent named on the
proposal regardless of any committee positions held.
Proposed rule changes must be received from USA Equestrian committees
and councils by September 15, 2002 and must be accompanied by
minutes or certification with appropriate signatures. The USA
Equestrian staff has a September 15 deadline also.
NOTE: Individual members are encouraged, but not required, to
work through appropriate committees for submission of proposals.
Committees and staff liaisons are listed on the USA Equestrian
web site at www.equestrian.org/committee.
Rule change forms and information can be found at www.equestrian.org/rulechange
* Rule Change Proposal forms, including an on-line form (alternatively,
you may contact Marie Murphy (859) 225-6922 for a printed copy
of the Rule Change Proposal form)
* Instructional brochure to assist in the preparation of proposals
* 2002 proposed rule changes (Summary of Proposed Rule Changes)
Please contact Marie Murphy (859) 225-6922 or email@example.com
questions regarding the above.
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.