1 Any rider without a helmet while mounted is immediately disqualified.
2 Any rider entering an obstacle backward (without the red flag on the right) will be disqualified.
3 Failing to enter dressage arena within 45 seconds of being called or signaled to enter arena.
4 Failing to cross start line in Ease of Handling or Speed within 45 seconds of being called or signaled to start.
5 Failure to salute Judge
6 Mistreatment of any horse
7 Fall of horse or rider.
8 Three refusals at one obstacle
9 Blood on the horse.
10 Lameness of the horse.
11 In Dressage Phase, the horse leaving arena with all four feet
12 A rider may be disqualified if the Judge or a member of the Jury has reason to feel that a horse/rider combination may be a danger to themselves or others.
13 Beginning any Phase without permission to go
14 Not completing an obstacle
15 Failing to start and finish at the designated start and finish lines.
16 Showing the horse an obstacle prior to beginning the test.
17 Failing to complete the obstacles in the assigned order
18 Failing to ride the compulsory movements in the dressage test.
19 More than three errors of course in any of the phases.
20 An error in the course in the Ease of Handling and Speed phases.
21 Refusal of more than 15 seconds to perform an obstacle in Ease of Handling and Speed phases.
22 All four of the horse's feet leaving an obstacle
23 More than three complete strides of canter in the Walk Trot or Novice level Ease of Handling or Speed phase. (Effective January 1, 2012)
24. Falsification or misrepresentation of entry.