An Amateur is permitted to do the following:. And I'm not a youth anymore either.. Mollie Balley May 2, - 3: We reap the benefits of their experience in the availability of judges, shows, trainers, and so on. No ribbons of course……. Is that a suggestion then that EC sanctioned shows are not properly balanced in class choices for amateur vs professional?
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Of course if you pick your Gold show right and the classes are small, you can take home a second place ribbon for a Dressage score of 55 in a class with two entrants. At least it was based on something tangible. Accepts remuneration AND rides, exercises, drives, shows, trains, assists in training, schools or conducts clinics or seminars. If you are receiving any form of remuneration for teaching lessons then you are not permitted to hold amateur status regardless of the certifications or programs with which you are associated. Amateurs are permitted to teach lessons so long as they are not receiving any form of remuneration note remuneration is not just financial compensation. I do it on such a small scale that I probably could have gotten away with it
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Why did you think anyone would think you were cheating? Advertising professional services such as training or giving lessons by way of business cards, print ads, or internet. If someone else gets paid when you coach, train or show, you are not an amateur. Mollie Bailey Nov 13, - 4: To us having a USEF Adult Amateur card, or not having it, should not be a roadblock to learning for our education programs.
GR Amateur Status 1. If you offer any professional services as defined in Chapter 13, GR After what I would think is a super embarrassing moment when someone publicly behaves like that, I began to investigate the rules. This status must be available for inspection or the competitor must have lodged with the competition secretary, at least one hour prior to such class, an application for such status provided by the Federation. When you are at schooling or local shows check the rules, and if there are no posted rules go ask management. If first-through-third is locked away out of reach, be darn proud of that fourth place award. Amateurs are not permitted to receive any form of remuneration discounted products in this scenario in connection with using their association as a horse person to advertise or promote the sale of products.