2013 Brandon Light Horse & Pony Society Inc.
Wheat City Classic Hunter/Jumper Horse Show The BLHPSI Wheat City Classic is a sanctioned as: Bronze Competition member of Equine Canada, 2685 Queensview Drive, Suite 100 Ottawa, Ontario, K2B 8K2 and is governed by the rules of EC.
Keystone Centre Brandon, MB Westoba Agricultural Centre of Excellence May 24-26, 2013 Entry Deadline: May 15, 2013 Judge: Robyn Baechler, Senior designation hunter, jumper, equitation & hack judge, Petersburg ON* Course Designer: Mike Giovinazzo, Senior designation course designer, Waterloo ON* Show committee: Robyn Brown, Karen McKay, Barb McConnell, Sue Karashowsky, Katie Boisvert & Lynda Stiles Manager: Kim Rushinka General Information Arrival Barns will open at 12:00 pm on the Friday of the show.
All entries will have stall assigned prior to arrival.
Departure by 11:59 pm Sunday.competitors wishing to remain longer must make arrangements with the Keystone Centre ($12.00 per night) Stabling costs see entry form.
Pets Dogs cannot be loose and must be properly leashed at all times on the show grounds.
Entries Entries must be received by Tuesday, May 15th, 2013 The entry form should be filled out and mailed, dropped off, e-mailed or faxed to: Kim Rushinka, Secretary/Competition Manager Box 50015 Brandon, MB R7A 7E4 E-mail: email@example.com www.blhpsi.com Entries will be available on www.horseshowtime.com * Please do not phone in entries.
Cheques payable to B.L.H.P.S.I Post entries will be accepted, a late fee of $20.00 per entry will apply In the event of a cancellation of an entry a vet’s certificate must be presented.
Administration and stall fees will not be refunded.
Prize Money * Prize money will be distributed at the show Ribbons from first to fifth will be presented for each class.
The a list of entries prior to each class will be posted indicating the minimum number of entries and prize money to be paid out as per (Article A702 AddBack) General Rules & regulations Every class offered herein is covered by the Rules and specifications of the current rules of the E.C. 2013 rule book and will be held and judged in accordance with said rules book.
It is the responsibility of exhibitors and visitor to familiarize themselves with these rules.
Rule Books will be available at show office for viewing.
Memberships For insurance purposes all riders must have current membership in the Manitoba Horse Council or own Provincial Council.
Bronze level membership will be required.
Temporary memberships can be purchased at the show office.
B.L.H.P.S.I memberships are required. (Junior -$20, Senior-$25, Family-$50) * Certain divisions will count towards MHJA points.
A MHJA membership is needed for points for count.
Show Rules 1.
Beginners are riders in their first 2 years of showing. 2.
Horse/rider or pony/rider combination entering cross-rail division is limited to entering the 2’0 and/or 2’3 divisions. 3.
Well behaved stallions may be shown by junior A riders at the discretion of the show committee 4.
If a rider falls off, he/she must leave the ring and is allowed to re-enter the ring at the same height if they are physically able, at the show committee’s discretion. 5.
After a horse/pony’s second refusal, they will be excused from the class. 6.
Adults are only permitted to ride pony’s in warm up area’s and in non judged schooling classes.
Exception: Adult Amateurs are permitted to show large ponies in adult amateur classes only.
A pony shown, by an adult amateur cannot be shown by a junior in the same competition.
On Sunday, a competitor can choose to move up one level in height or down one or two levels in height.
However the total number of over fences classes from Saturday divisions may not be increased. 8.
Divisions having less than 3 entries will not qualify for year end points. 9.
Absolutely no smoking in all barn areas. 10.
The order of jumping in hunters will be determined by sign up prior to class.
The first three classes must sign up the previous night.
The order of go for jumper classes will be posted at least 30 minutes prior to each class.
Article G806 11.
Any exhibitor not ready to enter the show ring when called will be allowed a period of two minutes and will then be eliminated. 12.
People wishing to ride have precedence over those wishing to lunge.
The person wishing to lunge needs to ask permission. 13.
The Horse Show Committee reserves the right to itself, to refuse, limit, accept conditionally, or to canceling awarded prizes; to change any course, or to change rings or officials, to reschedule classes, after due notice to exhibitors and to intercept all questions and conditions in regard to, or arising out of, or incident to the show without claims for damages or recourse of any kind.
Posted notice will be given to all exhibitors in the event of a change in the program. 14.
The abuse or inhumane treatment of a horse will not be tolerated.
Any unsportsmanlike conduct, or use of abusive language by any person towards any other person will not be tolerated.
Contemptuous comments and any interference towards officials will not be tolerated.
Any of the above actions might result in removal from show, and possible exclusion from exhibiting for one or more years. 15.
The judge should not be approached, issues must be addressed through the show committee. 16.
It is the riders/owners/trainers responsibility to be aware of rules and rule changes. 17.
Should a prize be found to have been awarded in error on the part of the judges, clerks, or director in charge, or false evidence, or by misrepresentation or violation of any of the rules, the money will be withheld or if paid in error, must be returned. 18.
Hors concours may be allowed in Jumper classes at the discretion of the show committee.
Hors concours is not allowed in Hunter Classes.
Article G501 Numbers All Competitors will receive a set of numbers for each horse for a deposit of $5.competitors who own their own set of numbers are asked to indicate this on the Entry form.
Horse numbers must be worn by horses at all times (including practice area) with the exception of the barn area Article A814.
Drug fee All horses are assessed a $3.50 per horse/pony drug fee and are subject to drug testing.
Any horse entering in any class at a competition subject to the requirement to pay drug testing fees and may, while on the competition grounds be selected for equine medication control testing. (see E.C.
Rule, Article A1008).
All owners agree that by making their entry, they will allow their horses to be tested.
Medical During schooling and show hours medical volunteers with be in attendance.
ABSOLUTELY NO RIDING except during schooling and show hours.
Farrier /Vet A farrier and Vet will be available on an on call basis.
Please contact the show office.
If ponies need to be measured it will be done Friday, May 24th at 7PM.
Practice Areas and Schooling Hours Schooling will only be permitted in designated areas at designated times.
Flat riding only: Friday 12:00pm- 3:00pm Friday open warm-ups: 3:30 to 10:00, Saturday morning open warm ups: 6:00am- 7:30am A warm up of $15 per horse must be paid before doing a warm up round Riders Meeting There will be a riders meeting on the Friday evening before the show.
All riders are expected to attend.
Times will be posted at the show.
Protests / Complaints All protests / complaints must be made out to the B.L.H.P.S.I.
In writing and presented to the show committee accompanied by a deposit of $25 cash or certified cheque.
A protest must contain a specific statement of an alleged violation of a rule or condition of a class and must give full name and address of the accused.
The maker of the protest must be prepared to substantiate the protest or charge by personal testimony at a hearing and such protest must be filed within eight hours of the holding of the class concerned.
In the event the protest is not sustained, the deposit shall be forfeited to the horse show.
All protests will be decided by the BLHPSI executive at a time and place of their decision, but within 24 hours and their decision shall not be subject to appeal.
Attire Competitors should be neatly and suitably dressed in coat, shirt and tie, choker or stock, breeches or jodhpurs and boots.
Black or brown smooth leather half chaps are permissible providing they match the boot color.
Shirts must be neatly tucked into riding breeches.
In hunter classes in extremely hot weather coats are optional at discretion of show committee.
In jumper classes riders in extremely hot weather may be permitted to wear dress or riding shirts with or without chokers and ties or polo shirts at the discretion of the show committee.
At all EC sanctioned competitions, all competitors, including foreign competitors, in EC National classes must wear ASTM(American Society for Testing Materials) or BSI approved helmets, with safety harness correctly fastened at all times while mounted on the competition grounds. Liability Neither the Keystone Centre, Manitoba Horse council, the Brandon Light Horse & Pony Society Inc., the Show Committee, nor any of its members, staff or agents shall be in any way liable for any accident, injury, damage, loss of for any other matter that may happen, from any cause or circumstances whatsoever, to exhibitors, competitors or members or their agents or to any one on the exhibition ground or to any animal or article exhibited or to any property brought on the show grounds or for any other loss, claim, matter, circumstance or event whatever in connection with or arising out of or attributable to the show or any journey to any journey to or from the show.
It is to be understood and agreed that under no circumstances shall the Keystone Centre, Manitoba Horse council, the Brandon Light Horse & Pony Society Inc., the Show Committee, nor any of its members, staff or agents be liable for any loss, damages, claims, or costs occasioned or suffered by an exhibitor, competitor, member or their agents, directly or indirectly, howsoever arising, including without limitation, losses, damages, costs, or claims as a result of the Keystone Centre, Manitoba Horse council, the Brandon Light Horse & Pony Society Inc., the Show Committee, nor any of its members, staff or agents negligence, and you agreed to indemnify and save harmless the Keystone Centre, Manitoba Horse council, the Brandon Light Horse & Pony Society Inc., the Show Committee, nor any of its members, staff or agents from and against any and all liability arising out of any such loss, damages, claims or costs.
STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES Equine Canada (EC), the national equestrian federation of Canada, supports adherence to humane treatment of horses in all activities under its jurisdiction.
EC is committed to: Upholding the welfare of the horses, regardless of value, as a primary consideration in all activities; Requiring that horses be treated with kindness, respect and the compassion that they deserve, and that they never be subjected to mistreatment; Ensuring that owners, trainers and exhibitors or their agents use responsible care in the handling, treatment and transportation of their horses as well as horses placed in their care for any purpose; Providing for the continuous well-being of horses by encouraging routine inspection and consultation with health care professionals and competition officials to achieve the highest possible standards of nutrition, health, comfort and safety as a matter of standard operating procedure; Continuing to support scientific studies on equine health and welfare; Requiring owners, trainers and exhibitors to know and follow their sanctioning organizations rules, and to work within industry regulations in all equestrian competition; Reviewing, revising and developing competition rules and regulations that protect the welfare of the horses. The standard by which conduct or treatment will be measured is that which a person, informed and experienced in generally accepted equine training and exhibition procedures, would determine to be neither cruel, abusive nor inhumane.
HAY AND STRAW Will be available from Chris Arthur.
Orders must be placed by Thursday, May 23rd , noon to insure delivery on Friday, May 24h.
To order, please phone Chris at (204) 720-5475, Straw $3.50 per bale and Hay $5.50 per bale.
Arrangements for payment must be made with Chris and will not be going through the Horse Show office. The Jockey Club T.I.P.
Hunter High Point Thoroughbred The Jockey Club T.I.P.
Jumper High Point Thoroughbred A high point ribbon, prize and US $100 purse will be awarded to the Registered Thoroughbred (through the Jockey Club) with the highest points in all hunters and another for the highest points in all jumpers.
Eligibility For purposes of eligibility for all Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) classes and awards, a “Thoroughbred” is defined as any horse that has been registered with The Jockey Club.
All horse shows must require riders to verify registration on the day of the horse show through one of the following methods: -The Jockey Club Certificate of Foal Registration or a copy of thereof -The horses lip tattoo, horses 5-cross pedigree and the successful tattoo lookup result from The Jockey Club’s Tattoo Identification Services (located at www.registry.jockeyclub.com -If neither of the above is available, a letter from The Jockey Club verifying the horses Identity.
Entry To be included with entry: -Thoroughbred’s registered name with The Jockey Club -Thoroughbred’s show name (if different than above) -Thoroughbred’s registration number or tattoo number -Thoroughbred’s sire and dam name For more information on The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Incentive Program, please visit: www.tjctip.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hunter Divisions To be judged on even hunting pace, manners, way of going and jumping style.
Conformation will not be considered.
Hunting soundness only is required.
Dropped nosebands are prohibited.
Martingales and breastplates are optional.
ENTRY FEE: $15 per division PRIZES: Regular Classes: $15 $10 $7 $5 $3 Stake Classes: $40 plus $3 from each entry divided as follows: 1st- 30% 2nd- 25% 3rd-20% 4th-15% 5-10% Beginner Crossrail Hunter -not rated for EC awards Open for riders that are in their first 2 years of showing.
Riders are restricted to classes under 2’6 at the show.
BC1- BEGINNER CROSSRAIL BC3- BEGINNER CROSSRAIL STAKE Open Crossrail Hunter-not rated for EC awards No oxers.
Riders are restricted to classes under 2’6 at the show.
OC1- OPEN CROSSRAIL HUNTER OC3- OPEN CROSSRAIL HUNTER STAKE Beginner 2’0 Hunter-not rated for EC awards Open for riders that are in their first 2 years of showing. No oxers.
B1- BEGINNER CROSSRAIL HUNTER B3- BEGINNER CROSSRAIL HUNTER STAKE Open 2’0 Hunter- not rated for EC awards No oxers.
O1- OPEN 2’ HUNTER O3- OPEN 2’ HUNTER STAKE Beginner 2’3 Hunter-not rated for EC awards Intended for riders that are in their first 2 years of showing.
B4- BEGINNER 2’3 HUNTER B6- BEGINNER 2’3 HUNTER STAKE Open 2’3 Hunter- not rated for EC awards Open to horses and ponies.
O4- OPEN 2’3 HUNTER O6- OPEN 2’3 HUNTER STAKE Beginner Undersaddle (BUS) – not rated for EC awards Open to riders that have entered the following classes BEGINNER CROSSRAIL, BEGINNER 2’0 HUNTER, BEGINNER 2’3 HUNTER Open Undersaddle (OUS) – not rated for EC awards Open to riders that have entered the following classes OPEN CROSSRAIL, OPEN 2’0 HUNTER, OPEN 2’3 HUNTER
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