Articles: Press Release
USEF Approves New Helmet Rule for Combined Driving Events
United States Equestrian Federation, Inc.
4047 Iron Works Parkway,
Lexington, KY 40511-8483
Tel: (859) 258-2472
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sarah Lane (859) 225-6974
Lexington, KY - On March 15, the Executive Committee of the United
States Equestrian Federation (USEF) approved an extraordinary rule
change to rule DC147.2, for Combined Driving Events. Effective April 1,
2005, all drivers competing in obstacles on the marathon must wear
protective ASTM/SEI certified headgear.
The rule has been amended as follows:
DC147. Add new and renumber. Effective 4/1/05
At USEF sanctioned National Events
b. It is compulsory for all drivers competing in Section E (Obstacles)
on the Marathon to wear properly fitted protective headgear that meets
or exceeds ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials)/SEI (Safety
Equipment Institute) standards for equestrian use and carries the SEI
tag. The helmet must be properly fastened with harness secured.
For more information, please contact Joyce Hamblin, liaison for Driving,
either by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by
telephone at (859) 225-6939.