Please note the following changes to the rulebook from january 2011
H6 Endurance Horse and endurance horse Logbook
6.2 Every horse issued with an Endurance Horse Logbook must be identified by a microchip implant plus a certified veterinary identification of same which must include any legible brands, the details of which will be recorded in the Endurance Horse Logbook for that horse. If a prohibited substance is administered during this procedure, the appropriate withholding period must be observed.
(Please note: the compulsory microchip only applies to horses progressing to Endurance Status after the 31/12/2010.)
H7 Issuing of new or replacement Logbooks
b) If a Division
Registrar State Management Committee becomes aware
that a horse registered with a breed association has been issued with a Logbook
in a name different from its registered name, the Registrar State Management Committee must require
the member responsible for that horse to return the Logbook so that the name of
the horse is changed and the database is adjusted accordingly; a)
an average of the
distances between standard veterinary checkpoints must not be greater than 40
kilometres; and b)
distance of any one leg must not exceed 50 kilometres.
a) for rides of 85klm or less, an average of the distance between standard veterinary checkpoints must not be greater than 42.5klm;
b) for rides of over 85klm an average of the distances between standard veterinary checkpoints must not be greater than 40klm: and
c) the maximum distance of any one leg must not exceed 50klm.
V4 END OF RIDING-LEG VETERINARY EXAMINATIONS
c) A horse with the clinical signs of synchronous diaphragmatic flutter (“thumps”) is eliminated for metabolic reasons.
d) Examine all horses as in rules V.3.2 through V.3.4.
Click on the pdf document below for the AERA Rule Book 2010:
Please note that there are 2 new rules: (1) re the Prohibited Substance Rule (2010 Rule Book page 47) and (2) re VGIH/FEI Rides (2010 Rule Book page 6) and these you will find below . The following Rules have been amended in the Rule Book - Rules re Minimum Riding Times A14.3 (Rule Book page 8), A45.5 (Rule Book page 17), R3.6a (Rule Book page 21), H5.4a (Rule Book page 26) and Rule re Weighing In at Rides R5.7 (Rule Book page 22). Please alter these in your copy of the Rule Book.
Prohibited Substance Rules
That in accordance with the agreement with the EA, AERA takes all necessary steps to implement the EA Anti Doping and Medication Control rules
AERA VGIH/FEI Rides
That a new rule is created and the rule book amended:
“that if an AERA VGIH ride is run in conjunction with an FEI ride that the Organising Committee has the option for the AERA ride to be conducted under prevailing FEI criteria for heartrate and present times.”
Rule A12.1 is amended to add
“unless run in conjunction with an FEI ride as per rule (XX above)”