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Playing by the Rules: The Role of the Horse Show Steward

As an Equestrian Canada (EC) and United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) official, one of my roles as a judge is to makes sure I know my horse show rules. Each time a competitor enters the show ring, I am not only judging their performance, I am also watching to make sure no rule infractions occur in my ring. If little Suzie has two refusals during her jumper round at an EC show (three refusals at USEF shows), she is eliminated from the class and it is my job to instruct the announcer to let Suzie know she is excused from the ring. If Suzie decides to use the whip after she has been eliminated, which is strictly against the rules, I radio down to the horse show steward and ask them to speak to Suzie when she comes out of the ring about not using the whip after elimination. When…

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