Why did you think you might be breaking a rule?? In the United States, dressage has different categories of riders based on age and amateur or professional status. So-called working students, whose duties often include riding sales and young horses, navigate this gray area on a regular basis. Serve as an intern for college credit or course requirements at an accredited institution provided one has never held professional status with the Federation or any other equestrian National Federation. So I posted a counter-example. Leslie Raulin - LeslieRaulin gmail.
If you really want to out an illegitimate amateur, your best bet is to file a formal protest. Adult amateur in the news! Active Competitors If you are an active competitor, you can print all your membership cards and verification certificates , download the competition evaluation form PDF , download tests including musical freestyle and quadrille , check results , scores and qualifying lists for horses and riders , and access preliminary rankings for various award programs. Maybe you had a bad fall or your horse went off and so you switch disciplines. Laura Lemon Sep 1, - 6:
All the way up the levels and countless times within each level you will be start again and again at the beginning. The recipients will be able to spend a week or more just to bond with their horse; to have the time to feed them, graze them, give them a spa bath, or just stand around in the stall with them, and to give the rider and horse concentrated time with a trainer. Sometimes Good, Sometimes Bad, Mollie Bailey Nov 14, - 3:
Btw, the addition of unrated low-level classes at the few Gold shows we have here also allows the sellers of horses to claim in their ads: Equestrian Federation Rules for Eventing, Appendix 3. See division rules for further information governing amateur status within divisions. In order to regain your amateur status after you have given it up for any of the above reasons, you must not have participated in any of those activities for a full two calendar years. The Open divisions and divisions for green horses have always been the domain of the professionals: You may never train or compete on a horse and receive remuneration for it. Individuals declaring such status must present, upon demand, an audited financial statement in support of the claim of eligibility; failure to do so will be deemed a violation.