Articles: Press Release
Deadline for Submission of Proposed Rule
USA Equestrian, Inc.
(Formerly American Horse Shows Association)
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Web site: www.ahsa.org
For Immediate Release
September 14, 2001
USA Equestrian (formerly AHSA) announced today that a presidential
modification to Article 342 of the Rules relating to the schedule for
receiving rule change proposals has been granted for this year only. This
will allow for an extension of the due date for rule change proposals from
Saturday, September 15, 2001, to Monday, September 24, 2001. The extension
applies to submissions from USA Equestrian committees, councils and staff.
According to Article IV, Sec. 2 of the USA Equestrian Constitution. "The
President (or the Vice-President if the President is unavailable, or the
Secretary if they both are unavailable, or the Treasurer if all three are
unavailable) shall make modification in the application of the Rules under
special circumstances and shall report any such modification granted to the
Executive Committee at its next meeting." USA Equestrian President Alan F.
Balch issued the presidential modification following the national tragedy on
Tuesday, September 11, owing to the extreme difficulties US citizens are
encountering in communication and travel.
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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
77,000 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