The CHSA Board Of Directors approved the following rule changes at its recent meeting:

MODIFIED ADULT AMATEUR EQUITATION (REVISION –  effective 2/1/07)                         
Open to adult amateur riders who, as of Dec 1 of the current show year, have not won six blue ribbons at USEF, CHJA or CHSA recognized shows in Adult Equitation classes, excluding Modified Adult classes.  For amateurs who have won six blue ribbons, they are eligible for Modified Adult Equitation if, as of Dec. 1 of the current show year, they have not shown in classes with fences 3’ or higher at more than three recognized horse shows within the past two show years.  Fences not to exceed 2’6”.  Riders in this division cannot show in any other recognized classes at the same show where fences exceed 2’6”.  Optional USEF tests 1-7.

Short Stirrup Equitation: Judged at a walk, trot and canter both ways of the ring. May
be asked to halt and back. No more than eight to canter at one time. (Page 45 of the CHSA Rule Book)

Hunt Seat Equitation Divisions – i.e. Short Stirrup Eq, Children’s Eq., Junior Eq. etc.  In the CHSA 2006 rule book on page 45. Therefore, under the heading Specifications:  New first sentence:
" A hunt seat equitation division consists of 3 or more classes.  There must be at least two classes over fences and one on the flat.  To calculate equitation division championships in the event of a tie:  the rider with the most points over fences will become the champion, the other, reserve.  If after this calculation, there are an equal number of points over fences, the riders will remain tied."  Then delete "Championship is determined on points accumulated in each division." Continue to "Riders must remain on the same…….".    to end.

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