2018 Currently Active Rule Change Proposals


Below are currently active rule change proposals that are being considered by USHJA committees, working groups and will be voted on by the USHJA Board of Directors at the USHJA Annual Meeting. The USHJA Board’s vote on these rule change proposals will be submitted to the USEF for consideration through their rule change proposal process and ultimately the USEF Board of Directors will determine what rule change proposals are approved for inclusion in the USEF Rulebook.

From Oct. 8 to Nov. 5, USHJA is requesting member input on these rule change proposals to inform the USHJA Board of Directors’ vote on them. The comment period is currently closed, and the input received during the comment period is being shared with the appropriate committees, working groups and the Board for consideration, and the information will be available at the USHJA Annual Meeting.

Rule Reference Tracking ID Proponent Description Comment
GROUPED RULES
HU 167.0 280-18 USHJA
Board of Directors
International Hunter Derby
HJ 201.2 281-18 USHJA
Board of Directors
International Hunter Derby
EQ 105.7 287-18 USHJA
Horse & Rider Advocates Committee
cell phones
HU 0.0 286-18 USHJA
Horse & Rider Advocates Committee
hunter schooling - devices
JP 103.9 285-18 USHJA
Horse & Rider Advocates Committee
schooling - devices
EQ 105.5 284-18 USHJA
Horse & Rider Advocates Committee
appointments
HU 126.2 283-18 USHJA
Horse & Rider Advocates Committee
curb chains
JP 111.0 282-18 USHJA
Horse & Rider Advocates Committee
curb chains
GR 1021.0 333-18 USHJA
Officials Committee
course designers
EQ 109.0 274-18 USHJA
Officials Committee
course designers
HU 116.2 273-18 USHJA
Officials Committee
course designers
HU 111.0 202-18 National Hunter Committee courses - height of obstacle
HJ 127.0 196-18 National Hunter Committee green hunter sections
GR 311.0 325-18 National Hunter Committee award rating classifications - hunter
GR 1131.3 324-18 National Hunter Committee hunter and equitation divisions
EQUITATION
EQ 104.1 289-18 USHJA
Board of Directors
horse welfare
EQ 105.2 176-18 National Hunter Committee coats
HUNTER
HU 127.3 288-18 USHJA
Horse & Rider Advocates Committee
shoeing
HU 144.3 278-18 USHJA
Hunter Working Group
hunter breeding
HU 107.2 174-18 National Hunter Committee coats
HU 157.8 025-18 Glena Wirtanen devices
HU 172.1 024-18 Glena Wirtanen measurement
HU 176.0 019-18 Glena Wirtanen
None
measurement surface
HU 188.0 117-18 Emily Anne Belin handlers
HU 188.6 118-18 Emily Anne Belin hunter breeding
JUMPER
JP 111.5 277-18 USHJA
Jumper Working Group
curb chains
JP 116.0 276-18 USHJA
Jumper Working Group
classes restricted by age of horse
JP 122.4 275-18 USHJA
Jumper Working Group
fence dimensions
JP 103.4 184-18 Jumper schooling
JP 103.3 185-18 Jumper schooling
JP 103.9 022-18 Glena Wirtanen schooling ring - devices
JP 108.7 183-18 Jumper prize money
JP 111.0 023-18 Glena Wirtanen tack and attire
JP 111.3 182-18 Jumper draw reins and german martingales
JP 117.1 165-18 Jumper classes restricted to junior, amateur/owner, amateur or young
JP 117.1 181-18 Jumper amateur owners
JP 117.7 171-18 Jumper classes restricted to junior, amateur/owner, amateur or young
JP 122.0 173-18 Jumper fence dimensions
JP 135.1 172-18 Jumper falls
GENERAL RULES
HJ 102.0 252-18 USHJA
Competition Standards Committee
requirements to obtain rating
HJ 113.19 279-18 USHJA
Safety Ad Hoc
medical personnel
HJ 102.0 307-18 Competitions Task Force requirements to obtain rating
HJ 141.1 177-18 National Hunter Committee measurement
GR 839.5 338-18 USHJA
Horse & Rider Advocates Committee
cruelty and abuse of a horse
GR 846.2 335-18 USHJA
Safety Ad Hoc
accident preparedness plan
GR 901.8 334-18 USHJA
Safety Ad Hoc
requirements - hunter, hunter breeding, jumper, and hunter/jumper - safety information
GR 1004.3 336-18 USHJA
Officials Committee
jumper course designer
GR 1301.9 337-18 USHJA
Horse & Rider Advocates Committee
emergency contact information
GR 301.0 322-18 Competitions Task Force Chapter 3
GR 309.0 321-18 Competitions Task Force Special Competitions
GR 609.0 349-18 Hearing Committee provisional suspensions
GR 204.0 323-18 Hearing Committee review of decisions
GR 703.0 214-18 Hearing Committee permanent ban
GR 846.0 350-18 Bonita Navin jog
GR 901.8 215-18 USEF Officers safety information
GR 1034.1 239-18 Licensed Officials steward and technical delegate responsibilities
GR 1109.0 212-18 USEF Officers commercial rights
GR 1214.1 130-18 Jumper results - jumper faults
GR 1214.0 326-18 USEF Officers results
GR 1301.7 213-18 USEF Officers motorized devices
GR 1304.25 015-18 Patra Stephenson certified jumper schooling supervisor

Recently, USEF and USHJA signed an agreement making unnecessary the 19 rule change proposals concerning USHJA program specification enforcement previously listed here. Therefore, USHJA has withdrawn them.