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    I notice today's communication of steps to be...

    I notice today's communication of steps to be undertaken has no mention of rule changes. After all it is the. current judging system that causes the problems at least in hj.
    But no surprise it would...
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    Rule is HU106.3 Unless the OP is in Zone 9 (ID...

    Rule is HU106.3

    Unless the OP is in Zone 9 (ID WA OR MT WY) which does have it's own PreGreen specs or in Zone 11 - Hawaii which does not list PreGreen on their spec sheet there are no Zone rules...
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    Not really Most zones use the usef standard and...

    Not really
    Most zones use the usef standard and that rule governs
    Eligibility for ushja per green program.
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    Use of poling via offsets is legal for hunters...

    Use of poling via offsets is legal for hunters and this is a discussion about hunters
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    The problem with this is you are incorrect about...

    The problem with this is you are incorrect about what a steward is responsible for. While you may think they should do various tasks what matters is the rules, not a mistaken POV.
    As noted by others...
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    The reason I question the spur mark eliminations...

    The reason I question the spur mark eliminations is because if the violation was serious enough to get the rider eliminated there should be a follow up charge filed with USEF for abuse. I'm not...
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    If this was a USEF rated show the steward should...

    If this was a USEF rated show the steward should be reported.
    But for exceeding their authority.
    There are no illegal h/j bits so no reason for a steward to be looking in a horses's mouth.
    Length...
  8. Breeders tend to price their sales horses at what...

    Breeders tend to price their sales horses at what it's cost them to produce the horse. This certainly does not equal the market value.
    You need to get a buyer to agree to an inflated price instead...
  9. Nonsense There is no such rule.LMAO Of course...

    Nonsense
    There is no such rule.LMAO

    Of course there are requirements for each show level. A jumbotron is simply one item on a menu list of 17 items in Group I, 8 of which are required for a AA...
  10. HITS Saugerties - 7 day health cert 72 hour...

    HITS Saugerties - 7 day health cert
    72 hour declaration - horse has not had a fever been ill etc
    West Nile
    Tetanus
    E & W Enceph
    Flu
    EHV1 EHV4
  11. I think you will find that this is the ' new...

    I think you will find that this is the ' new normal' after the mess in Florida.
    Many shows and show series require the same or similar criteria.
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    Side saddle classes at USEF rated competitions...

    Side saddle classes at USEF rated competitions are subject to GR 801.2 just like any other H/J class.

    I think this rule change for dressage was announced quite a while ago. Why does it seem like a...
  13. Testing is already very expensive . $8 a horse...

    Testing is already very expensive . $8 a horse per show.
    Most of the proposals discussed here would triple or quadruple the cost.
    With two horses showing at 20 shows a year it's already a bit...
  14. That's essentially what happens today. In an...

    That's essentially what happens today.
    In an area in the NE that primarily runs 1 day C and B shows no drug testing took place for 10-15 years.
    Zone divisions have some prestige but they are all C...
  15. You'd be wrong. Very wrong. I have the original...

    You'd be wrong. Very wrong.
    I have the original packaging material from 11 years ago.
    One a month IM after loading dose.
    Could care less what your so called knowledgeable yet says. LMAO
    ...
  16. Why? Change the rules so excessive time on the...

    Why?
    Change the rules so excessive time on the line is not needed.

    If the current judging standard contributes to the problem then change the standards.
    And by all means go after people like...
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    The rule changed this year. In most cases there...

    The rule changed this year.
    In most cases there must be pay involved the word AND was added in many cases.
    There are many barn managers showing horses for free that belong to the farm they run....
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    no it does not. Being a Barn Owner or Manager is...

    no it does not.
    Being a Barn Owner or Manager is specifically excluded in the rules.
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    Before you say that someone is a pro an...

    Before you say that someone is a pro an understanding of the rules is helpful.
    Running a board facility does not make you a pro.
    Exercising horses for pay is something else but how do you know the...
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    Perhaps a better, more intelligent solution is to...

    Perhaps a better, more intelligent solution is to change or remove the rules that cause the 'pros' to 'need' to cheat to win .

    USHJA started down that path with a rule change last year. Hoping...
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    Apparently you were not. She already won a GP....

    Apparently you were not. She already won a GP. Seems like there are a usually a few pros in the GP.
    you said: "She can't compete in FEI classes until she is 18 can she? I seem to remember Reed...
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    Most of the US GP's are not FEI events. They run...

    Most of the US GP's are not FEI events. They run under USEF rules. Lots of them, 25K Thursday GP and Sunday main event.
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    Are you an Adult or a Junior? psst. If you're...

    Are you an Adult or a Junior?

    psst. If you're an adult you probably are no longer an Amateur and would be ineligible for Adult AMATEUR jumper.
  24. Right, it is too vague. However, consider that...

    Right, it is too vague.

    However, consider that you have a snowball's chance in hell of getting whatever the proposal is approved.

    Nothing directly to do with the topic of the proposal but every...
  25. You need to get out more !!

    You need to get out more !!
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