Horse Trials 2017

July 2—July 23—August 13—October 1

Grasshopper:
2015 USDF Intro. Level Test B
Fences not to exceed 20"

Puddle Jumper:
2014 USEA Beginner Novice Test A
Fences approx. 2'

Beginner Novice:
2014 Beginner Novice Test B
Fences not to exceed 2'6

Novice:
2014 Novice Test A
Fences not to exceed 2'9

Also offered at each event: dressage and 2-Phase Divisions. In addition there is a "mix & match" division, choose your test and fence heights. Also--a team challenge; 3 riders who team up for the event and have highest total cumulative scores as a team at the end of the day will win great prizes! High point dressage of the day award.

Horse Amour Horse Trial Rules


1. Proper headgear is required at all times when mounted. ASTM certified helmet with secure harness. Equestrian protective vests required for the jumping phases. (Available in our Tack Shop, for sale or rentals will be made available at the start box of X/C and ingate of stadium, $10)

2. Current Negative coggins and proof of rabies required. Signed entry and release form required. ENTRIES CLOSE 4 DAYS PRIOR TO EVENT DATE. Late fee: $25.

3. Calling of test to 2-phase or 3-phase riders is discouraged, however it is a schooling show and will be allowed with permission from the show secretary, calling will be permitted for Judged Dressage. No unauthorized assistance on Cross Country, no calling of stadium fences. Calling of course will be penalized by 20 penalties per call.

4. After a third refusal, move on to the next fence. If you make a fourth attempt you will be asked to discontinue. Other than this there will be no elimination, unless safety of horse or rider is in question. Schooling by permission at conclusion of event, for anyone with a trainer and/or schooling issue on course. Schooling will be permitted for anyone for an additional fee.

5. No martingales in Dressage. Snaffle bits required, alternative bits must be approved by Horse Amour staff prior to beginning competition, and may carry an additional penalty from judge. Safety is our priority, pelhams, wonder bits, kimberwickes allowed for X/C with permission, alternative bits may be permitted by management w/prior declaration and approval.

6. Refunds before closing date less $20. After closing date no refund. In case of cancellation of competition, full refund.

7. Change of horse for year end points will be allowed only if the horse becomes unsound or is sold. Points may not be transferred to a different division. Enter"mix & match" division if you think you will be surfing the divisions throughout the season.

8. Overnite stabling or paddocks may be available, contact staff for availability & prices.

9. Contesting scores: you have 30 minutes to file a complaint after scores have been posted. Jump judges will remain available for this time. All judges decisions are final. Our fence judges are volunteers who help make this competition possible. Please be kind and appreciative.

10. Minimum time for Cross Country will be determined and posted before the event, and will be very reasonable. 10 penalties per minute will be accrued by riders exceeding the time limit.

11. Absolutely no unnecessary roughness or abuse of animals will be tolerated.

12. Judged Dressage and 2-Phase will be scored in penalty points to accomodate all divisions.

13. Copies of tests available on the website (www.horseamour.com).

14. This is a horse trials-- please make other arrangements for your dog.

15. We cannot prearrange fair weather. Our events will be held rain or shine, if weather becomes dangerous (i.e. lightening, hail) temporary delays will be enforced.

16. We are not governed by the rules of any equestrian associations. Our rules are our rules only. 

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