OF ATV's DURING FIELD TRIALS
Section 1. All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) have been utilized by field trial clubs to aid in the release of birds used as part of scheduled field trials at designated field trial sites. This has proven to be an efficient and effective method to place birds prior to the beginning of the field trial. With this in mind, the following policy will govern the use of ATVs on state sites by field trial clubs:
Section 2. All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) may be utilized at field trials to enable physically challenged dog handlers to participate in scheduled field trials at designated field trial sites. This accommodation is available to provide dog handlers with disabilities a reasonable means to participate in field trials. The following provisions will govern the use of ATVs by field trial dog handlers on state sites:
A. Authorization from the Site
Superintendent must be obtained. The authorization will include the permissible
areas of operation.
B. The dog handler must have a valid Standing Vehicle Permit from the Department's Office of Law Enforcement.
C. The dog handler must have written authorization from the field trial club conducting the field trial permitting the handler to handle dogs from an ATV.
D. During shoot-to-retrieve field trials dog handlers must either use a designated gunner who walks adjacent to the handlers ATV, or comply with the provisions of Administrative Rule 760-Section 760.30 [(e)(1) and (2)].
All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) may be used by the judges of scheduled National
Shoot-To-Retrieve Association (NSTRA) field trials on the Gallum Unit at Pyramid
State Park to judge field trials. The provision to use ATVs for this purpose
is necessary because ATVs have replaced the use of horses at some NSTRA field
trials as a means of conveyance for judging trials. The following provisions
will govern the use of ATVs at Pyramid State Park for judging NSTRA field trials: