UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION

The United States Equestrian Federation®, Inc. (USEF), as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 20 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As the country's largest multi-breed organization, the Federation has over 90,000 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 these shows.  VISION STATEMENT --The vision of the United States Equestrian Federation® is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of America by promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grassroots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its human and equine athletes.

                            
                2018/2019 USEF RULE CHANGES                        View Complete List of USEF Rule Changes  

The USEF Board of Directors recently approved some extraordinary rule changes and clarifications that are to be effective 9/1/18 and 12/1/2018.     It is important to note that one of these changes affects DR 129.9,  increasing the minimum score requirement to ride a freestyle to 63%. 

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USEF LIVE is a new video platform presented by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), designed to showcase some of the very best live action equestrian sport in America.  


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RESSAGE SHOWS & RULE CHANGES           
Rule Book Changes by Year


Competitors - Please Note !!!  The USEF has recently changed MANY rules for dressage competitions this year, adding more permissible bits, prohibiting previously permissible bits, redefining the requirements for a halt, scoring, drugs, medications, and more!   Remember, it is the competitors responsibility to know the rules of USEF competitions.  
Did you know?  USEF Rule DR102.1 The halt must be shown for at least 3 seconds and the halt should be shown throughout the salute.  


USEF VISION STATEMENT

The vision of the United States Equestrian Federation® is to provide leadership for equestrian sport in the United States of America by promoting the pursuit of excellence from the grassroots to the Olympic Games, based on a foundation of fair, safe competition and the welfare of its human and equine athletes.

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