c. Delay of Game: A player in possession of the ball, marked by approximately 2 horse lengths or less by an opposing player, must keep moving. Should the player in possession of the ball either stop or reduce his speed to a walk or walking speed, that player (and any member of that player’s team) will have 5 seconds to either hit away or run with the ball. An infraction of this rule will result in a penalty against the team in possession of the ball.
25. DELAY OF GAME c…INTERPRETATIONS: The purpose of this rule is to keep the play moving. If the player stops or checks because an opponent has infringed or entered the right of way, a foul should be called against the opponent.