EQUIPMENT & REQUIREMENTS: The Host will NOT provide horses for rent.
Private parties may have a limited number of horses available, but this was not certain at the time of publication.
Contact the Host for specifics. Competitors shall supply their own personal equipment (ie, ropes, hats, spurs, saddlery, buckets, etc.).
Helmets, as recommended per FEI rules, shall be worn during competition.
No competitor shall enter and ride more than one horse in any event.
A Schedule of Events and Dress Code Requirements shall be forwarded with the Confirmation Letter. Following are brief descriptions of some of the events.
Detailed descriptions of all events, including patterns where applicable, shall be forwarded with the Confirmation Letter (May, 2003).
For more immediate information, contact the Host Equestrian Coordinator. DRESSAGE DESCRIPTIONS.
Training Level (Preliminary): a test demonstrating 3 basic paces, and to include confirmation that the horse moves freely forward in clear and steady rhythm, accepting contact with the bit.
First Level (Novice): an extension of Training Level which includes confirmation that the horse has developed thrust and balance at a medium trot with an emphasis on greater lateral flexion.
Second Level (Elementary): adds the commencement of lateral work, including leg-yielding and shoulder-in, and the initial commencement of collection and medium canter and is reliably on the bit, with a greater degree of straightness, thoroughness, self-carriage, etc.
Than the First Level. SHOWJUMPING CLASSES & FENCE HEIGHTS: Level 2 (Preliminary): to 100 cm (approx. 3’ 3”).
Level 3 (Novice): to 110 cm (approx. 3’ 6”).
Level 4-5 (Elementary): to 120 cm (approx. 4’). WESTERN REINING: Open (only). HORSE TRIALS: Novice (only); obstacle height 110cm. IMPORTANT; LIVESTOCK REQUIREMENTS: All competitors must provide the following for their mounts: A negative Coggins test, conducted within 6 months of the first date of competition; and, a current (within 30 days of the first date of competition) health certificate from a licensed veterinarian.
Each competitor will be required to present these documents upon arrival at the venue.
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITORS TRAVELING WITH THEIR MOUNTS are subject to the Spanish livestock and quarantine requirements.
These competitors will need 3 ADDITIONAL documents: 1) a Certificate of Border Crossing; 2) a Certificate on the Protection of Animals during Transport; 3) Vaccination Passport; and, 4) A Route Plan.
Contact the Host for further details. A mandatory Riders’ Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 30 July.
The Confirmation Letter will provide details about this meeting which will include technical instructions and veterinarian control procedures. STALL FACILITIES MUST BE RESERVED IN ADVANCE.
Tack Stalls are available at the venue at a cost of $ 80.00 (approx. 90 Euros) covering the duration of the competition.
Advance reservation of stalls, bedding and stall fees are the responsibility of the competitor.
Horse feed and hay will also be available for purchase at the venue.
Further details will be provided upon request to the Host and will be contained in the Confirmation Letter. — I.
DRESSAGE: (FEI Rules) PRELIMINARY: A Dressage test demonstrating three basic paces, straightness and free forward movement. NOVICE: An extension of Preliminary to include medium trot with an emphasis on greater lateral flexion. ELEMENTARY: The commencement of lateral work, including leg-yielding and shoulder-in, and the initial commencement of collection and medium canter. Dressage – Scheduling: Dressage is scheduled for the duration of Day One of the Equestrian competition. Dressage – General Rules: Copy of Dressage Tests to be forwarded to competitors upon receipt of Entry Form. II.
SHOWJUMPING (FEI Rules) Individual: Preliminary: A test demonstrating three (3) basic paces, straightness and free forward movement. Novice: An extension of Preliminary to include medium trot with an emphasis on greater lateral flexion. Elementary: Adds the commencement of lateral work, including leg-yielding and shoulder-in, and the initial commencement of collection and medium canter. Showjumping – Scheduling: Showjumping is scheduled for the duration of Day 2 of the Equestrian competition, and is to be held in conjunction with the Gymkhana and Western events. III.
HORSE TRIAL EVENTS: (FEI Rules) Novice Horse Trials (Maximum heights and spreads of obstacles are to be identical to those stipulated by the national FEI-affiliated body.) Horse Trials – Scheduling: The Horse Trials should be scheduled for the last day of Equestrian Competition V.
WESTERN: (AQHA or N/S affiliate Rules) (FEWI Rules) Open Rider Class – Reining:
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