Rule 4.3 Judges

  1. An individual may not judge more than 25% of the Group II Shows per year. Individuals Judging Hunters or Equitation may not judge two consecutive Group II Shows as a Hunter or Equitation Judge. A judge may officiate at two consecutive Group II Shows as long as one is as a Jumper judge with no Equitation Classes.
  2. No member of a judge’s family or any of the judge’s clients may compete as exhibitor, rider, handler, owner, or lessee in any show unless the relationship is terminated 30 days prior to the competition. Exception: The Jumper Division will follow USEF rules regarding judge’s restrictions.
  3. No one may show before a judge that boards, shows, or trains any horse under the exhibitor’s ownership or lease, within a period of 30 days prior to the competition. Stud fees and broodmare Board are excluded.
  4. Judges must be approved by the CHJA Officials Committee.