THE ROYAL HORSE SHOW GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS The RAWF competition is a sanctioned as: a Gold/Platinum/Silver, competition member of Equine Canada, 2685 Queensview Drive, Suite 100, Ottawa, Ontario, K2B 8K2 and every class offered herein is covered by the rules and specifications of the current rules of EC and will be held and judged in accordance with the EC Rule Book.
MEMBERSHIP: The RAWF is a Platinum rated show for all FEI Classes, a Gold rated show for all Hunter, Equitation, Junior Amateur Jumper, Talent Squad, CET Medal and National Jumper classes and a Silver rated show for Hackney Horse Division, Single Hackney or Harness Pony Pleasure Driving Division, Special Hackney Horse and Hackney Pony Division, Hackney Roadster Pony Division, Harness Pony Division, Road Horse Division, Shetland Performance Division, Welsh Pleasure Driving Division and Hackney, Sport Horse, Governor Generals Cup, Lieutenant Governors Cup, Shetland, Thoroughbred, Welsh and Sportpony Breeding classes.
All owners, riders/drivers, lessees, and agents must be holders of current EC Platinum/Gold/ Silver Sport Licences or the equivalent USEF membership.
All Line handlers are exempt from EC membership but must provide copies of their PSO membership or Proof of Insurance.
If you do not have the required License, you have the following two options: 1. 2. Purchase a Single Event Upgrade (A211) or Licence Transfer (A212) for an upgrade from Bronze to Silver Sport Licence or Silver to Gold Sport Licence Purchase a Temporary Sport Licence (A208) (available for Amateurs and does not accrue points) You must provide proof of a current Provincial Membership to purchase Temporary Sport Licence. general info All Canadian Riders competing in the FEI Divisions, both CSI4*-W must possess a valid Platinum Sport License, Ontario Equestrian Federation membership and dressage riders must also possess a current Dressage Canada Membership.
International riders, including those from the United States, must provide proof of membership in their home countries National Federation.
All Seniors competing in Amateur classes must possess a valid EC Amateur Card and must include a photocopy with their entry.
Sport Licence and designation (Gold, Silver or Bronze) numbers MUST be included on the entry form and photocopies of Sport Licence cards MUST accompany the entry form.
Heavy Horse Line and Performance are exempt however it is mandatory that competitors provide proof of $2,000,000 current liability Insurance coverage with specific clauses stating coverage while horses are both hitched and/or unhitched and on/off their farm property. 9 1. COGGINS TEST: All horses and ponies from Canada exhibited at the RAWF must have a negative Immunodiffusion Test (Coggins Test) as of May 1st of the current year.
Exhibitors will be required to produce a certificate to this effect issued or endorsed by a Veterinarian of the Veterinary Inspection, Food Productions and Inspection Branch, Agriculture Canada.competitors should be prepared to produce the Original Coggins Test upon request.
Foals under 6 months are exempted.
Horses and ponies originating from outside Canada and accompanied by proper certification to permit their entry into Canada, will be allowed admittance to the RAWF.
For details, please contact a Veterinarian of the US Department of Agriculture, or Federal Department of Agriculture of the country of departure, as applicable.
See General Information – CUSTOMS.
AMERICAN EXHIBITORS: May take advantage of the 30-day exemption of veterinary inspection at the US border.
Please make inquiries at US Veterinary Services for further information.
MEMO From: To: Livingston Event Logistics – Commercial Conventions and Trade Shows Customs Brokers Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Equestrian Event Participants 2. If you are bringing horses into Canada for the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, and do not intend on leaving them here, you will be required to have the following certificates: 1.
Federal Health Certificate (Must have two signatures: credited Vet & Federal Vet) 2.
Coggins (EIA) Test valid within the last six months.
Providing all is in order with these two items, no veterinary inspection will be required: CONTACTS: Department of Agriculture Dr.
Art King 905-871-4000 Canada Customs (Border) 800-461-9999 Detroit Ambassador Bridge. – Dr.
Viswanath, Veterinarian 313-226-4428 Cell – 517-930-2205 Fax – 313-226-5823 RETURNING TO U.S.A.
If you return to the U.S.A.
Within 30 days within the date of your veterinary inspection, you do not need to do anything for the USDA.
If you return after 30 days, you must cross the border between 8:00 a.m.
And 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday.
You must have Health Certificate and be prepared with bank cheque or money orders, payable to USDA, to pay $42.00 per head.
IF YOU ARE NOT BRINGING ANY HORSES AND ARE BRINGING EQUIPMENT ONLY, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE FOR CUSTOMS DOCUMENTATION: Mario Mendes, Event Coordinator 1-800-665-4628 x 106 3. HORSE STABLING: ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING IN THE STABLES ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN THE STABLES IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED GOLF CARTS, SCOOTERS, SKATEBOARDS, ROLLERBLADES ARE PROHIBITED.
Exhibitors are prohibited from bringing Golf Carts, Gator style, and/or other 10 similar vehicles in to the Horse Palace at any time.
Those wishing to use such vehicles to travel to and from the camper area must park them at their own risk outside the Horse Palace on the grassed area at the west end by the walk in doors.
They are not to be parked in or driven in the barn at any time.
Stalls, in the two-storey stabling facility, will be allotted by the Stall Allotment Committee and assigned by the Barn Superintendent.
Box Stalls measure 3.5 m x 3.5 m.
The Horse Palace Superintendents office is open daily from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm during the Fair.
Exhibitors arriving outside of these times must phone the Superintendents office in advance for instruction.
In so far as possible, allotments will be made in accordance with the requests of exhibitors.
Stalls must be occupied only by horses and ponies entered in the RAWF.
It is not permissible to remove any stall doors.
All stalls must be cleaned and have refuse in the aisle by 6:00 am each day.
It is permissible to clean stalls after 11:00 pm.
INITIAL BEDDING WILL NOT BE PROVIDED.
To order bedding before October 30th, please contact K&A Feed Depot, fax orders to 519-357-2335.
After October 30th, please contact K&A Feed Depot directly at (289) 259-FARM (3276).
A). No exhibitor has the right of use to any stall at succeeding Shows.
Therefore the RAWF reserves the right to enter any stall and remove fittings left by an exhibitor when, for any cause, it is deemed necessary to so do.
IF AN EXHIBITOR OCCUPIES STALLS OTHER THAN THOSE ALLOTTED, THE COMMITTEE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.
Horses and/or ponies found in stalls that they have not ordered or paid for will be charged double the stall rate.
FEES: $50 per single standing stall $125 per box stall FOR BREEDING LINE HORSES/PONIES ONLY* *Please note departure times $150 per box stall $150 1st tack room $175 each additional tack room general info c). TIME of ARRIVAL: Barn will be available starting at 10:00 a.m., Sunday, October 28th.
No horses allowed into the Horse Palace until 8:00 a.m.
On Monday, October 29th.
All Exhibitors requiring stalls must check with the Barn Superintendent.
In the event stalls are not available at certain times, some exhibitors may be requested to delay the time of arrival until stalls occupied by horses scheduled to be judged, have been vacated. Breeding and line exhibitors need to refer to their individual sections regarding move in and move out dates for their stalls.
D) TACK ROOMS: All tack room curtains must be made out of fire retardant material.
Ceiling covers for the stalls are not allowed.
Absolutely no plastic will be permitted.
No cooking will be allowed in tack rooms.
Exhibitors must have available a ten (10) pound ABC type fire extinguisher.
This will be strictly enforced.
Failure to comply will result in immediate dismissal on the authority of the City of Toronto Fire Marshall.
To enable proper access and ensure safety, the RAWF requests that exhibitors limit the amount of decorating space along the perimeter of the tack rooms to one (1) meter so that traffic is not impeded.
E) CATTLE WALK: Competitors should note that Manitoba Drive will be closed from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm on Thursday November 1st, Friday November 2nd and Sunday November 4th and from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm on Saturday November 3rd to allow the cattle to walk from the Cow Palace to their evening tie outs.competitors 11 should avoid arriving during those times to move into the Horse Palace.
F) ENVIRONMENTAL/AMBULANCE FEE: An Environmental and Ambulance/ Paramedic fee of $25.00 will be applied to each horse entered. 4. PASSES: Accepted Entries will be sent an Entry Acknowledgement Card which permits a one time entry into the buildings.
Entry Acknowledgement Cards will be exchanged for two wristband passes per entry at the Horse Show Entry Office.
There will be no wristbands issued without presentation of entry acknowledgment cards.
Additional wristbands may be ordered on the entry form or purchased at the Horse Show Entry office at the Fair.
Passes for November 2 – 6th are $75, passes November 7 – 11th are $100, season passes (full show) are $135.
Please mark on the form provided and entry blank how many you require of each wristband.
Exhibitors showing in the Breeding Horse section are considered Horse Show exhibitors.
Exhibitors should note that no wristband access will be allowed into the Coliseum during performances that are sold out.
This will apply in particular to closing Saturday night.
Exhibitors that have an entry competing in one of the classes during a sold out performance will be issued a separate performance specific wristband at no charge for entry into the Coliseum.
ENTRIES: Due to limitations of time and space, we are required to restrict the number of horses/ponies to be shown at the RAWF Horse Show.
The following is a list of the approximate number of horses/ponies to be accepted in these divisions. Combined Working Hunter Amateur Owner Working Hunter Adult Amateur 18-35 Working Hunter Adult Amateur 36 & Over Working Hunter Small Working Hunter Ponies Medium Working Hunter Ponies Large Working Hunter Ponies Junior Working Hunter Children’s Working Hunter Junior/Amateur Jumpers Equitation – Jump Canada Equitation – CET 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 20 16 20 24 16 5. — to follow Lt.
Cup to follow Thoroughbreds 9:00 am ½ hour after the Breed Classes 126 HOTEL INFORMATION The Official Hotel of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair: Royal York Hotel 416-368-2511 or 800-441-1414 For a complete list of other supporting hotels, visit www.royalfair.org. 127 THE FOLLOWING MUST BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR ENTRY FORMS: IF APPLICABLE: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. COPY OF RIDER’S PSO and E.C./USEF MEMBERSHIP COPY OF OWNER’S PSO and E.C./USEF MEMBERSHIP COPY OF BREED ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP COPY OF E.C.
HORSE LICENSE NEGATIVE COGGINS TEST COPY OF AMATEUR CARD COPY OF INSURANCE COVERAGE REGISTRATION PAPERS STALL REQUEST FORM PAYMENT ENTRY FORMS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED WITHOUT THE ABOVE. 128
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