Laura Lemon May 26, - It focuses on what makes competitive riding, for a ribbon or a huge purse, bad for horses. The first thing that popped into my head reading this post is how all kids on teams now get a trophy regardless of participation, success or talent in their respective sport. Photo by Mollie Bailey. Then I went to law school and then starting practising as a lawyer.
Stay Legal! The Rules and Implications from Amateur to Pro, presented by The Clothes Horse
At my barn, there are three different trainers. Accept reimbursement for any bona fide expenses directly related to the horse i. Each horse is at a different stage of training and has different talents, just like the riders that ride them. Is that a suggestion then that EC sanctioned shows are not properly balanced in class choices for amateur vs professional? According to this rule, farm employees are not allowed to ride any horse belonging to a friend merely because they work for a trainer. Accept reimbursement for any bona fide expenses directly related to the horse i. Otherwise it defeats the whole idea of having the separation — fairness in competition.
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Riding equipment is tax-deductable? What about catch riding? The USEF has to receive funding from someone. No, pursuant to Chapter 13, GR Equestrian Federation Rules for Eventing, Appendix 3. But then again, there are tons of people out there who show as amateurs even though they clearly cross the lines, and nobody really says anything. To keep a sponsor, you have to make yourself an asset to the company.
It's hard to see it as a small time competitor, but we little peons do benefit from what the big boys and girls are doing nationally and internationally. It might also be a puzzling topic for those who don't know the rules and just assume that since they are not Professionals , they must clearly have amateur status. I have never taken a student to a recognized show. Second Show - July Bakersfield Dressage approved! Accept educational competition or training grant s. So I save my outrage for all the people who are flat-out abusing amateur status.