GR Professional/Amateur Status: An Adult Amateur is permitted to do the following (only items related to dressage are listed here): Accept reimbursement for actual expenses associated with conducting classroom seminars for a not-for-profit organization, therapeutic riding programs, or programs for charitable organizations approved in advance by the Federation. GR Amateur Status. Only active Federation members may obtain Amateur status. Every person who has reached his/her 18th birthday and competes in classes for amateurs under Federation rules must possess current Amateur status issued by the Federation. (Exception: This is not required for opportunity classes except for the dressage division.
GR Professional/Amateur Status GR Amateur Status accompanied by an adult with a valid driver’s license. The parent/legal guardian or individual who signs the entry 4. Federation horse recordings for USEF/USDF qualifying classes for dressage championships and USEF/USDF Dressage Championships (see DR). 5. Registration. Here is a breakdown of some ways you can get in the competition ring. You can find more information under the competition tab above. If you are a USDF member and need to know your current USEF Adult Amateur status for competing you can verify it here. For questions regarding your USEF Amateur status visit the USEF website.
“1. Only active Federation members may obtain amateur status. Every person who has reached his/her 18th birthday and competes in classes for amateurs under Federation rules must possess current amateur status issued by the Federation. (Exception: This is not required for Opportunity classes except for the Dressage Division. The term “Adult” within USDF membership applies to all members age 21 and over. The term adult amateur applies primarily for competition purposes and is defined within the rules of the US Equestrian (USEF) that provides the body of rules by which dressage is governed. Any questions regarding official AA status should be directed to USEF.
The general criteria to hold amateur status at EC sanctioned competitions are as follows: All adults competing in EC amateur classes must possess a current amateur card. Competitors in FEI sanctioned competitions must comply with the FEI’s definition of amateur as outlined in the FEI Regulations (which may vary by discipline). This Fund was seeded with donations received in special remembrance of Carol Lavell’s great dressage horse, Gifted. Its purpose is to “give permission” to adult amateur riders to set aside quality time, in concentrated training, away from the daily pressures of job and family.