The CHSA Board of Directors met on November 15, 2007 and approved many rule changes.  A few highlights include:

Pre-Children's Equitation is now a year end award eligible division.

Open to junior riders who are eligible for Limit Equitation over fences as of December 1 of the current show year and have never shown over fences exceeding 2’6” at a recognized hose show.  Fence height 2’.0”. At the same show riders may not cross enter into Children's Equitation, Children's Hunter Pony, Pony
Hunters or any class where fences exceed 2'6"." No combinations.

Changes to Year-End Awards for 2008 Season:

X.E. Year-End Awards (p. 26) 
3.    There will be placings to eighth in all divisions.
4.    To be eligible for year-end awards horses or riders must have earned a minimum of 50 points and must compete in at least five shows during the show season, or at least 50% of the shows offering their classes.

IN ORDER FOR POINTS TO COUNT, MEMBERS AND HORSES/PONIES MUST SHOW UNDER THEIR REGISTERED NAMES.

Lifetime Horse or Pony Membership:
Lifetime Horse or Pony Membership:  An owner may nominate his horse or pony for Lifetime Membership for the fee of $100.  Should the horse or pony be sold or transferred to a new owner, in order for the points to count, the new owner must be a CHSA member and apply for transferal with a registration fee.

Please view all the new rule changes including several new and changed rules for Show Managers.