Dressage at Circle E Equestrian Stables Seymour, WI


 
 
 
 Dressage
at
Circle
E
Equestrian
Stables
 Seymour,
WI
 
 July
9‐10,
2016
 #334409
–
a
USEF‐licensed
/
USDF‐recognized
Level
#2
Dressage
Compet...
Author: Jayson Maxwell
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 Dressage
at
Circle
E
Equestrian
Stables
 Seymour,
WI
 


July
9‐10,
2016
 #334409
–
a
USEF‐licensed
/
USDF‐recognized
Level
#2
Dressage
Competition
 


2016
OFFICIAL
QUALIFYING
COMPETITION
FOR:
 the
Great
American
Insurance
Group/USDF
Regional
Championships
•
the
USDF/Dover
Saddlery
Adult
Amateur
Medal
Progam
 
 


Competition
Address
&
 Contact
Info:
 Approved
By:



 Judges:
 Technical
Delegate:
 Manager:
 Secretary:


Competition
Mgmt.
&
 License:
 Closing
Date:



 Levels:
 Entries:


W1424
County
Road
Vv
•
Seymour,
WI

54165
 (920)
819‐2891
–
Contact
phone
during
the
show
only
(Friday,
Saturday,
and
Sunday)
 United
States
Equestrian
Federation,
Inc.
(USEF)
‐
#327041
 United
States
Dressage
Federation
(USDF)
 American
Quarter
Horse
Association
(AQHA)
 NEW
Dressage
Association,
Inc.
(NEWDA)
 Wisconsin
Dressage
&
Combined
Training
Association,
Inc.
(WDCTA)
 
 Cindy
Canace
'S'
(NJ)
&
Others
TBA
 **Show
Management
reserves
the
right
to
vary
or
add
officials,
as
needed,
based
upon
entries.**
 Barbara
Zukowski
'r'
(IA)
 Patti
Eisenreich
 (920)
609‐5257
‐
Cellphone
•
[email protected]
 Deborah
Heier
 P.O.
Box
12812
•
Green
Bay,
WI
54307‐2812
 (920)
819‐2891
‐
Cellphone
•
[email protected]
 Circle
E
Equestrian
Stables,
LLC
 June
29,
2016
 *Entries
must
be
sent
to
the
show
secretary
at
the
address
above.
Entries
must
be
postmarked
by
 the
closing
date.
If
scheduling
allows,
late
entries
will
only
be
accepted
online.
Please
contact
the
 show
secretary
as
soon
as
possible
regarding
late
entries.
Late
entries
will
be
assessed
a
late
fee.

 
 USDF
Introductory
through
FEI
Grand
Prix,
including
Open,
Junior/Young
Rider
and
Adult
Amateur
 classes,
as
well
as
Opportunity
Classes.
 Online
Entries
at
www.equestrianentries.com

 One
entry
per
horse/rider
combination
–
please
print
clearly.
Completed
entries
(all
three
 signatures,
copies
of
all
association
cards
and
a
copy
of
a
negative
2016
Coggins
Test
(with
horse's
 show
name
–
per
USEF
rule
GR907.4)
and
a
copy
of
horse’s
vaccination
records
(per
USEF
rule
 GR845))
must
to
be
with
entry.
Entries
must
be
postmarked
by
the
closing
date.
Please
be
 prepared
to
show
original
coggins,
when
you
check‐in
(per
state
law).
USEF
and
USDF
non‐ membership
fee(s)
are
not
required
for
Intro
Classes
and
Opportunity
Classes.
Horses
are
limited
 to
a
maximum
of
three
Dressage
rides
per
day
at
Fourth
Level
and
below
(including
Rider
Tests)
or
 two
Dressage
rides
per
day
above
Fourth
Level.
Horses
competing
at
both
Fourth
Level
and
Prix
St.
 Georges,
or
their
equivalents,
are
limited
to
two
Dressage
rides
per
day.
Dressage
Seat
Equitation,
 Quadrille,
Pas
de
Deux
and
Materiale
classes
are
excluded
from
the
maximum
limit
of
rides
per
day
 and
horses
in
these
classes
may
compete
at
any
level
for
which
they
are
otherwise
eligible
during
 the
same
competition.
See
USEF
Rule
DR119.2.
Horses
may
enter
no
more
than
two
consecutive
 levels,
Freestyle
levels
included,
at
any
one
competition.
See
USEF
Rule
DR119.2.
 -1-

Awards:


Divisions
(Junior/Young,
Adult
Amateur,
Open)
will
be
run
concurrently
as
one
class
and
pinned
 separately.
Riders
must
clearly
specify
division
choice.
When
no
designation
is
made,
riders
will
 automatically
be
entered
as
OPEN
‐‐
exhibitors
enter
with
this
understanding
and
agreement.
 Riders
may
enter
only
one
division
per
class.
Ribbons
to
6th
place
and
trophy
in
all
 classes/divisions
with
4
or
more
entries
that
ride
the
test.
A
Champion
ribbon
will
be
awarded
at
 each
level,
Intro
thru
FEI,
for
the
highest
percentage
ride
at
that
level.
A
Grand
Champion
ribbon
 will
be
given
to
the
highest
percentage
ride
for
the
entire
show.
USDF
Intro
classes,
opportunity
 classes,
rider
and
materiale
tests,
and
musical
freestyles
are
not
eligible
for
the
Grand
Champion
 ribbon.
 Sharps
Containers:
 Sharps
containers
will
be
placed
on
the
south
side
(parking
lot)
of
the
indoor
stabling
area.
Per
 USEF
Rule
GR1210.4,
Competition
Management
may
fine
any
individuals
including
trainers,
 owners,
exhibitors,
or
their
agents
up
to
$100
for
improper
disposal
of
needles
or
other
sharp
 disposable
instruments.
 Definitions:
 Adult
Amateur
=
Individuals
possessing
current
amateur
certification
are
only
eligible
as
Adult
 Amateurs
from
the
beginning
of
the
calendar
year
in
which
they
reach
age
22.
USEF
rule
DR119.3.
 Only
active
United
States
Equestrian
Federation
members
may
obtain
amateur
status.
(Exception:
 Equine
Canada
members
in
possession
of
current
EC
membership
may
sign
for
USEF
Amateur
 status
on
a
show
by
show
basis
at
no
cost).
Participants
must
possess
current
USEF
Amateur
status
 and
qualify
under
the
USEF
Amateur
rules.
If
opportunity
classes
at
Dressage
Competitions
are
 restricted
to
amateurs,
riders
are
required
to
have
an
amateur
status
with
USEF.
 
 Junior/Young
Rider
=
Open
to
Junior
&
Young
Riders
only.
Individuals
are
eligible
as
JR’s
until
the
 end
of
the
calendar
year
in
which
they
reach
the
age
of
18.
Individuals
are
eligible
as
YR's
from
the
 beginning
of
the
calendar
year
in
which
they
reach
age
16
until
the
end
of
the
calendar
year
in
 which
they
reach
the
age
21.
See
USEF
rule
DR119.3
 
 Fees:
 $
30
 Equitation
and
Materiale
 $
30

 Introductory
and
Training
 $
35
 First
and
Second
Levels
 $
40

 Third
and
Fourth
Levels
 $
45
 All
Musical
Freestyles
 $
45

 FEI
Levels/Young
Horse/Developing
Horse
 $
10

 Add
to
Level
fee
for
GAIG/USDF
Qualifying
Classes
 $
30

 Office
fee
(online)
per
horse/rider
combination,
per
day
(Non‐refundable)
 $
35

 Office
fee
(mailed
entries)
per
horse/rider
combination,
per
day
(Non‐refundable)
 $
16

 USEF
Fee
(Includes
$8
D&M
and
$8
USEF
Admin.
fee)
 $
30

 USEF
Show
Pass
Fee
(formally
the
Non‐Member
Fee)
 $
25

 USDF
Non‐Member
Fee
 $
5
 USDF
Affidavit
Fee
 $
25
 USDF
Horse
ID
Fee
 $
90

 Stabling
for
Entire
Show
(Tack
stalls
will
not
be
available)
 $
9

 Bedding
(Per
Bag)
 
 Late
Entries:
 $25
–
if
postmarked
and
received
after
the
closing/received
by
date.
 Post
Entries:
 $10
plus
normal
class
fee
–
Post
entries
accepted
ONLY
if
time
allows.
 Non‐competing
horses:

 $35
per
day
–
for
horses
not
competing
in
the
show.
Must
fill
out
entry
form
for
number
and
pay
 office
fee.
No
USEF/USDF
fees
need
to
be
paid.

 Confirmation
of
Entry:
 Confirmation
of
entry
will
be
e‐mailed
to
the
rider.
All
e‐mail
addresses
must
be
clearly
printed.
 Make
sure
you
turn
off
your
spam
filter
for
Fox
Village.
 Great
American/
USDF
 Please
indicate
that
the
class
is
to
count
for
qualifying
by
placing
a
Q
after
the
class
number.
 Qualifying
Classes:
 Qualifying
will
not
require
a
separate
ride.
An
exhibitor
riding
in
the
Open,
Adult
Amateur,
or
 Junior/Young
rider
classes
will
pay
an
additional
$10
USDF
fee
(must
be
paid
prior
to
start
of
the
 class)
to
have
the
score
entered
in
the
Great
American/USDF
qualifying
division
at
that
level.
 Qualifying
classes
count
towards
the
2015
Great
American/USDF
Regional
Championships.

 Check
the
www.usdf.org
for
regional
qualifying
dates,
score
requirements
and
locations
of
 championships.
 
 -2-

Payment:


Payment
is
due
at
the
time
entries
are
mailed
to
show
management
in
US
funds.
This
competition
 accepts
payment
with
personal
check,
cashier's
check
or
money
order.
Entries
not
accompanied

 by
fees
will
be
considered
late
and
not
entered
until
fees
are
received
including
any
late
or
post
 entry
fees.
Please
contact
show
secretary
with
any
questions.

 
 Online
entries
taken
at
www.equestrianentries.com
with
a
credit
card
or
echeck.
Make
checks
 payable
to
CIRCLE
E
EQUESTRIAN
STABLES
and
mail
to
the
COMPETITION
SECRETARY.


 Entry
Cancellation
and
 Cancellations
only
in
writing
either
by
mail
or
e‐mail
prior
to
or
on
the
closing
date.

 Refunds:
 Entry
fees
refunded
with
veterinarian
or
doctor's
certificate
before
closing
date,
minus
the
office
 fee.
NO
REFUNDS,
including
stall
and
office
fees,
for
any
reason
after
the
OFFICIAL,
PUBLISHED
 closing
date,
even
if
the
closing
date
is
extended.
SEE
USEF
rule
GR911
for
substitution
of
rider.

 No
Shows:
 All
“No
Shows”
that
have
not
contacted
the
show
office,
prior
to
the
start
of
the
show,
will
be
 considered
a
scratch
for
the
rest
of
the
show
and
time
slots
will
be
filled.
Exhibitors
enter
with
this
 understanding
and
agreement.
 Ride
Times:
 Unofficial
ride
times
will
posted
to
www.foxvillage.com
after
6:00
p.m.
on
Tuesday,
July
5th.
It
is
 the
responsibility
of
the
rider
to
inform
show
management
of
any
time
conflicts
as
soon
as
 possible
after
receiving
the
unofficial
ride
times.
Please
DO
NOT
call
for
ride
times.
Official
ride
 times
will
be
posted
in
the
show
office
by
NOON
the
day
before
the
competition
starts.
 Opportunity
Classes:
 Open
to
those
new
to
showing
dressage.
Horses
and
riders
competing
in
“opportunity”
classes
are
 exempt
from
USEF
and
USDF
membership
requirements,
and
do
not
have
to
pay
non‐member
or
 HID
fees
or
USEF
drug
fees.
“Opportunity”
riders/horses
will
be
allowed
to
cross‐enter
into
other
 recognized
classes
at
the
show,
but
must
pay
all
applicable
USEF
and
USDF
fees.
 
 Opportunity
classes
follow
all
USEF
Dressage
Division
rules
and
applicable
USEF
general
rules,
 including
dressage
and
saddlery.

 
 Opportunity
classes
cannot
be
used
as
qualifying
classes
for
the
Great
American/USDF
Regional
 Championships.

 
 Stabling:
 Permanent
stalls
are
10’
x
10’
and
well
constructed
with
metal
doors.
Stall
bedding
is
not
included.
 You
may
bring
your
own
shavings
or
purchase
bags
through
the
show
office
–
please
do
not
use
 straw
or
pellets
for
bedding.
To
do
so,
please
indicate
the
number
of
bags
you
wish
to
receive
on
 your
entry
form.
The
bags
you
order
will
be
outside
your
stall
when
you
arrive.
Tack
stalls
will
NOT
 be
available
–
tack
lockers
are
available
on
a
first‐come,
first‐serve
basis
only.
Stalls
available
after
 2:00
p.m.,
Friday.

 
 No
arrivals
after
9:00
p.m.
on
Friday,
unless
show
management
is
notified.
Stallion
owners
need

 to
bring
suitable
equipment
to
close
off
the
stall
if
necessary,
for
the
safety
of
your
horse
and
 those
stabled
near
him.
 
 Weather/Acts
of
 Management
reserves
the
right
to
cancel
any
classes
due
to
hazardous
weather,
Acts
of
God,
 God/Accidents
or
 Accidents
or
Emergencies.
Every
effort
will
be
made
to
reschedule
with
priority
given
to
any
 Emergency
Policy:
 Championship
or
qualifying
classes
being
offered.
No
refunds
for
cancellations
due
to
hazardous
 weather,
Acts
of
God,
Accidents
or
Emergencies.
 Arenas/Footing:
 All
rings
are
outside
(indoor
ring
will
NOT
be
used);
four
outdoor
riding
arenas
are
a
mixture
of
 sand,
limestone
and
rubber
footing.
Main
competition
ring
is
150'
x
400'.
The
main
warm‐up
ring
is
 128'
x
224'
with
two
smaller
72'
x
128'
and
104'
x
128'
rings
for
additional
warm‐up
and
lunging.
 Medical:
 Medical
personnel
will
be
on
grounds.
Ambulance
on
call.
 Farrier:
 Will
be
on
call;
see
show
office.
 Veterinarian

 Great
Lakes
Equine
Wellness
Center,
Inc.
•
Hortonville,
WI
•
(920)
779‐4444
 (On
Call):
 www.glequinewellness.com

 Equine
Surgical
Facility:
 UW‐Madison
School
of
Veterinary
Medicine
&
Veterinary
Medical
Teaching
Hospital
 2015
Linden
Drive
•
Madison,
WI

•
(608)
263‐7600
 Food:

 Will
be
available
on
the
show
grounds
during
normal
show
hours.
 Warning:
 Under
the
Equine
Activity
Liability
Act,
each
participant
who
participates
in
an
equine
activity
 expressly
assumes
the
risks
of
engaging
in
and
legal
responsibility
for
injury,
loss,
or
damage
to
 person
or
property
resulting
from
the
risk
of
equine
activities.
 -3-

Other:


Freestyle
Entries:


Protective
Headgear:


Accommodations:


Directions:
 
 


Per
USEF
rule
(GR1301.6):
Dogs
are
not
permitted
to
be
loose
on
competition
grounds
and
must

 be
on
a
leash
(not
to
exceed
6
feet
in
length)
or
otherwise
contained
(in
a
tack
stall/cage
etc.).
 Individuals
must
not
lead
dogs
on
a
leash
while
mounted.
Dog
owners
failing
to
comply
with
this
 rule
may
be
subject
to
penalty
by
USEF,
as
well
as
issuance
of
warning
cards.
Loose
animals
or
 animal’s
left
in
vehicles
in
distress,
etc.,
can
and
will
be
removed,
from
the
grounds
at
the
owner's
 expense.
 In
order
to
enter
a
freestyle
class
at
any
level,
a
horse/rider
combination
must
have
received
a
 minimum
score
of
60%
in
the
highest
test
of
the
declared
freestyle
level
or
any
test
of
a
higher
 level
at
a
USEF
Recognized
Competition
prior
to
the
start
of
the
competition.
A
photocopy
of
the
 test
verifying
eligibility
must
be
submitted
with
the
entry
for
a
freestyle
class.
See
USEF
Rule
 DR129.9.
Training
Level
musical
freestyles
are
ineligible
for
Regional
Championship
qualifying.
 
 Music
must
be
on
good
quality
CD
and
must
be
presented
to
the
show
office
at
least
two
hours
 before
scheduled
ride.
The
schedule
for
sound
checks
will
be
posted
at
the
show.
 From
the
time
horses
are
officially
admitted
to
the
competition
grounds
by
competition
 management,
anyone
mounted
on
a
horse
at
any
time
on
the
competition
grounds,
including

 non‐competing
riders,
riders
on
non‐competing
horses,
and
those
competing
in
all
classes
and
 tests,
including
Para‐Equestrian
tests,
must
wear
protective
headgear
as
defined
by
this
rule
and
 otherwise
in
compliance
with
GR801.
Any
rider
violating
this
rule
at
any
time
must
immediately
be
 prohibited
from
further
riding
until
such
headgear
is
properly
in
place.
See
USEF
Rule
DR120.6.
 Cobblestone
Hotel
and
Suites
(920)
822‐0822
•
Country
Inn
&
Suites
(920)
884‐2000
•
Comfort
 Suites
(920)
499‐7449
•
AmericInn
Lodge
&
Suites
(920)
434‐9790
•
Sleep
Inn
&
Suites
(920)
338‐ 8800
•
Super
8
(920)
494‐2042
•
Fairfield
Inn
(920)
497‐1010
•
Comfort
Inn
(920)
498‐2060
•
 Hampton
Inn
(920)
498‐9200
•
Baymont
(920)
494‐7887
•
AmeriHost
Inn
(920)
406‐8200.
 Five
miles
west
of
Green
Bay
off
of
Hwy.
29,
left
on
VV
just
past
County
Y
on
the
right.




-4-

NOTE!
Classes
listed
are
NOT
necessarily
in
the
order
of
go.

 Every
class
offered
herein
which
is
covered
by
the
rules
and
specifications
of
the
current

 USEF
Rule
Book
and
will
be
conducted
and
judged
in
accordance
therewith.
 


**
Riders
must
clearly
specify
division
choice
–
Junior/Young,
Adult
Amateur
or
Open.**
 


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 157
 158
 159
 160
 161
 174
 175
 176
 100
 105
 106
 107


Sunday
 201
 202
 203
 208
 209
 210
 204
 211
 212
 213
 214
 221
 222
 223
 224
 231
 233
 233
 241
 242
 243
 250
 251
 252
 253
 254
 255
 256
 257
 258
 259
 260
 261
 274
 275
 276
 200
 205
 206
 207


Class
 USDF
Introductory
Level
Test
A
 USDF
Introductory
Level
Test
B
 USDF
Introductory
Level
Test
C
 USEF
Training
Level
Test
1
 USEF
Training
Level
Test
2
 USEF
Training
Level
Test
3
 USEF
Training
Level
Rider
Test
(updated
12.1.14)
 USEF
First
Level
Test
1
 USEF
First
Level
Test
2
 USEF
First
Level
Test
3
 USEF
First
Level
Rider
Test
(updated
12.1.14)
 USEF
Second
Level
Test
1
 USEF
Second
Level
Test
2
 USEF
Second
Level
Test
3
 USEF
Second
Level
Rider
Test
(updated
12.1.14)
 USEF
Third
Level
Test
1
 USEF
Third
Level
Test
2
 USEF
Third
Level
Test
3
 USEF
Fourth
Level
Test
1
 USEF
Fourth
Level
Test
2
 USEF
Fourth
Level
Test
3
 FEI
Prix
St.
Georges
(Ed.2009/Updated
2016)
 FEI
Intermediate
I
(Ed.2009/Updated
2016)
 FEI
Intermediate
II
(Ed.2009/Updated
2016)
 FEI
Intermediate
A
(Ed.2016)
 FEI
Intermediate
B
(Ed.2016)
 FEI
Grand
Prix
(Ed.2009/Updated
2016)
 FEI
Grand
Prix
Special
(Ed.2009/Rev.2014/Updated
2016)
 FEI
TOC
(state
test
on
entry,
no
freestyles
and
no
Q)
 USDF
Musical
Freestyle
TOC
(state
test
on
entry)
 FEI
Musical
Freestyle
TOC
(state
test
on
entry)
 USEF
Dressage
Seat
Equitation
 USEF
TOC
(state
test
on
entry,
no
freestyles
and
no
Q)
 Young
Horse
TOC
(USEF
or
FEI)
 Materiale:
Four
and
Five‐year
old
Mares
 Materiale:
Four
and
Five‐year
old
Stallions
&
Geldings
 USEF
Training
Level
Test
1
Opportunity
Class
 USEF
Training
Level
Test
2
Opportunity
Class
 USEF
First
Level
Test
1
Opportunity
Class
 USEF
First
Level
Test
2
Opportunity
Class


Division
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 JR‐YG/AA/OPEN
 OPEN
 OPEN
 OPEN
 
 
 
 


Notes
 
 
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 
 *†
 
 
 
 *
 
 
 *
 *
 *
 *
 
 
 *
 
 
 *
 *
 
 
 
 
 
 •
 •
 •
 •


Cost/Q*
 $30
 $30
 $30
 $30
 $30
 $30/$40
 $30
 $35
 $35
 $35/$45
 $35
 $35
 $35
 $35/$45
 $35
 $40
 $40
 $40/$50
 $40
 $40
 $40/$50
 $45/$55
 $45/$55
 $45/$55
 $45
 $45
 $45/$55
 $45
 $45
 $45/$55
 $45/$55
 $30
 Level
Price
 $45
 $30
 $30
 $30
 $30
 $35
 $35




*GAIG/USDF
qualifying
Classes:
Please
indicate
that
the
class
is
to
count
for
qualifying
by
placing
a
“Q”
after
the
class
number
and
pay
an
 additional
$10
USDF
fee.
Qualifying
will
not
require
a
separate
ride.
Qualifying
Classes
count
towards
the
2016
GAIG/USDF
Regional
 Championships.
Training
Level
Musical
Freestyles
are
ineligible
for
qualifying.
 


†USDF/Dover
Saddlery
Adult
Medal
Class:
Second
Level,
Test
3
SATURDAY
ONLY.
 


•Opportunity
Classes:
Open
to
those
new
to
showing
dressage.
Horses
and
riders
competing
in
"opportunity"
classes
are
exempt
from
USEF
 and
USDF
membership
requirements,
and
do
not
have
to
pay
non‐member
or
HID
fees
or
drug
fees.
"Opportunity"
riders/horses
will
be
 allowed
to
cross‐enter
into
other
recognized
classes
at
the
show,
but
must
pay
USEF
and
USDF
fees.
 -5-

Other
Rules
&
Specifications
 
 USEF
rules
are
in
force
from
the
moment
show
management
allows
access
to
the
show
grounds.
This
includes
conduct,
correct
 saddlery
and
equipment,
and
attire.
Visit
the
USEF
website
for
the
most
current
rulebook,
www.usef.org.
 
 Numbers
must
be
worn
at
all
times
when
a
horse
is
out
their
stall
either
being
exercised
or
ridden.
 
 Liability
–
Horses
by
their
inherent
nature
present
a
risk.
This
show,
the
management,
the
USEF
Licensee,
and
the
facility
will
 not
be
responsible
for
any
loss
or
damage
or
injury
to
horses
exhibited,
or
for
any
article
of
any
kind
or
nature
that
may
be
lost
 or
destroyed,
or
in
any
way
injured.

Each
exhibitor
will
be
responsible
for
any
injury
that
may
be
occasioned
to
any
person,
 whomsoever,
by
any
horse
owned
or
exhibited
by
said
exhibitor
and
shall
indemnify
the
show,
the
management,
the
show
 committee
and
volunteers,
the
USEF
Licensee,
the
USEF
and
USDF,
or
any
member
thereof,
against
all
claims
and
demands,
of
 any
nature
or
kind,
that
may
grow
out
of
any
injury
occasioned
by
any
horses
owned
or
exhibited
by
them,
or
arise
from
the
 negligence
of
the
person
in
charge
of
any
such
horse.

All
horses
exhibited
in
this
show
participate
entirely
at
the
owners
risk.
 Neither
the
Organizing
Committee,
show
volunteers
and
staff,
the
facility
or
its
owners,
any
host
GMO,
USEF
or
USDF
or
their
 members
will
be
responsible
for
any
damage,
injury,
or
loss
to
persons,
horses,
or
property
of
exhibitors
or
spectators.
All
 owners
and
competitors
are
personally
responsible
for
damages
to
third
parties
caused
by
themselves,
their
employees,
their
 agents
or
their
horses.
They
are
therefore
strongly
advised
to
take
out
third‐party
insurance
providing
full
coverage
for
 participation
in
equestrian
events
at
home
and
abroad,
and
to
keep
the
policy
up
to
date.
 
 USEF
MEMBERSHIP
STATEMENT
(GR901.9):

Life,
senior
active
and
junior
active
members
shall
be
eligible
to
participate
in
all
 classes
at
Regular
Competitions,
Eventing
Competitions
at
the
Preliminary
Level
or
above
and
Combined
Driving
 Competitions
at
the
Advanced
Level,
Dressage,
Reining
and
Vaulting
Competitions
and
Endurance
Rides.
A
non‐member
may
 participate
as
a
handler,
rider,
driver,
owner,
lessee,
agent,
coach
or
trainer
at
Regular
Competitions,
Eventing
Competitions,
 Dressage
Competitions,
Reining
Competitions
and
Combined
Driving
Competitions
upon
payment
of
a
$30
Show
Pass
fee.
 Participants
in
the
following
classes
are
exempted
from
the
Requirements
of
this
rule:
1)
leadline;
2)
exhibitions;
3)
games
 and
races;
4)
classes
for
4‐H
members;
5)
walk
trot
and
academy
classes
(academy
classes
are
classes
limited
to
horses
used
 regularly
in
a
lesson
program);
6)
USDF
introductory
level
tests,
pas
de
deux
and
quadrille
classes;
7)
NRHA
Endorsed
Reining
 Competitions.
8)
Opportunity
classes,
9)
citizens
of
other
nations
who
have
proof,
in
English,
of
current
membership
in
good
 standing
of
their
own
National
Federation,
10)
USEA
beginner
novice
division;
and
11)
assistant
handlers
in
Dressage
Sport
 Horse
Breeding
classes.
 
 NON‐U.S.
CITIZENS
(AS
DEFINED
BY
GR901.9)
AND
FOREIGN
COMPETITORS
(AS
DEFINED
BY
GR828.4):
must
provide
proof,
in
 English,
of
current
membership
in
good
standing
in
their
respective
National
Federation,
or
hold
current
membership
in
good
 standing
with
the
USEF.
 
 MOTORIZED
VEHICLES
AND
MINORS
USEF
Rule
GR901.29/GR1301.7:
Minors
who
do
not
have
a
valid
driver’s
license
which
 allows
them
to
operate
a
motorized
vehicle
in
the
state
in
which
they
reside
will
not
be
permitted
to
operate
a
motorized
 vehicle
of
any
kind,
including,
but
not
limited
to,
golf
carts,
motorcycles,
scooters,
or
farm
utility
vehicles,
on
the
competition
 grounds
of
licensed
competitions.
Minors
who
have
a
valid
temporary
license
may
operate
the
above‐described
motorized
 vehicles
as
long
as
they
are
accompanied
by
an
adult
with
a
valid
driver’s
license.
The
parent(s),
legal
guardian(s),
or
individual
 who
signs
the
entry
blank
as
a
parent
or
guardian
of
a
minor
operating
a
motorized
vehicle
in
violation
of
this
rule
are
solely
 responsible
for
any
damages,
claims,
losses
or
actions
resulting
from
that
operation.
Violations
of
this
rule
will
be
cause
for
 sanctions
against
the
parent(s),
guardian(s)
and/or
trainer(s)
who
are
responsible
for
the
child
committing
the
offense.
Penalties
 may
include
exclusion
of
the
child,
parent(s),
guardian(s),
and/or
trainer(s)
from
the
competition
grounds
for
the
remainder
of
 the
competition
and
charges
being
filed
against
any
of
the
above
individuals
in
accordance
with
Chapter
6.
Wheelchairs
and
 other
mobility
assistance
devices
for
individuals
with
disabilities
are
exempt
from
this
rule.
 
 Exhibitors
should
exercise
extreme
caution
before
medicating
their
horses
and
should
be
aware
of
the
USEF
rules
governing
 drugs
and
medications.
Any
questions
about
the
use
of
certain
medications
and
regarding
rules
should
be
directed
to
the,
 
 USEF
Federation
Equine
Drugs
and
Medications
Program
 956
King
Avenue,
Columbus,
Ohio

43212‐2655
 (800)
633‐2472
•
(614)
299‐7707
•
FAX
(614)
299‐7706
 
 
 A
trainer
is
defined
as
any
adult
who
has
responsibility
for
the
horse
on
the
competition
grounds
and
must
sign
the
entry
form.
 See
USEF
GR147.
 -6-


 WARNING:
Under
the
Equine
Activity
Liability
Act,
each
participant
who
participates
in
an
equine
activity
expressly
assumes
 the
risks
of
engaging
in
and
legal
responsibility
for
injury,
loss,
or
damage
to
person
or
property
resulting
from
the
risk
of
 equine
activities.
Please
be
aware
of
the
laws
specific
to
the
show
location.

 
 Show
Management
reserves
the
right
to
vary
or
add
officials
and
refuse
any
entry
for
a
cause;
to
disqualify
any
exhibitor
and/or
 his
or
her
horse
for
cause;
to
cause
an
exhibitor
to
forfeit
his
or
her
ribbons
and
winnings
for
cause;
to
return
any
entry
and/or
 stall
fee
before
or
during
the
show
for
cause;
all
without
being
liable
for
damage
or
compensation.
Show
management
reserves
 the
right
to
make
any
changes
deemed
necessary
for
the
safe
and
efficient
conduct
of
this
competition.
 
 ATTENTION
COMPETITORS:
Each
competitor
is
responsible
for
supplying
the
show
management
with
the
correct
and
required
 association
numbers
of
USDF
and/or
USEF
for
the
horse,
owner,
rider,
coaches,
and
trainer,
before
the
day(s)
of
the
 competition.
The
scores
of
competitors
who
fail
to
supply
correct
numbers
may
not
count
towards
national
awards.

 The
proof
of
these
numbers
must
be
in
the
form
of
either
their
actual
membership/registration
cards
or
a
facsimile
of
them.
 Proof
of
membership
must
be
included
with
entry
form.
Please
provide
the
USEF/USDF
Master
Verification
 (www.eqverification.org)
although
membership
cards
or
photocopies
of
cards
are
still
acceptable.
Failure
to
provide
proof
of
 USEF
and/or
USDF
membership
will
result
in
competitor
being
charged
non‐member
fees.
Members
that
are
unable
to
produce
 the
USDF
memberships
cards/registrations
or
a
facsimile
will
be
asked
to
sign
an
affidavit
and
pay
an
affidavit
fee.
All
entries
are
 taken
on
a
first
come,
first
served
basis.
Some
shows
return
late
arriving
entries
after
the
show
is
filled,
and
some
shows
place
 entries
on
a
wait
list
on
a
as‐received
basis.
Please
check
each
show
for
any
additional
policies.
Send
in
the
entries
as
soon
as
 possible
to
assure
entry
to
the
show.
Only
one
horse‐rider
combination,
per
entry
form,
per
show.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 HEALTH
PAPERS:
Riders
should
be
aware
that
Interstate
Health
Papers
are
required
to
be
in
your
vehicle
when
attending
shows
 not
within
their
home
state.
Some
states
also
require
health
papers
when
transporting
between
facilities
within
the
same
state.
 Please
contact
your
state
veterinarian
office
for
further
information.


-7-

The
2016
USDF/Dover
Saddlery
Adult
Amateur
Medal
Program
 
 The
USDF/Dover
Saddlery
Adult
Amateur
Medal
Program
is
designed
to
specifically
 recognize
and
encourage
adult
amateurs
riding
at
Second
Level.
 
 Awards:
 1.


2.
 3.



USDF/Dover
Saddlery
Medal
Recipient
 The
eligible
rider
with
the
highest
score
of
60
percent
or
better
in
the
designated
 Second
Level
Test
Three
class
or
applicable
test
of
choice
USDF/Dover
Saddlery
 Adult
Amateur
Medal
class
at
a
participating
competition
will
receive
a
handcrafted
 USDF/Dover
Saddlery
pewter
medal
and
neck
ribbon.
Winners
will
receive
a
$20
 Dover
Saddlery
gift
certificate
for
the
first
three
USDF/Dover
Saddlery
Medals
they
 win
during
the
competition
season.
 USDF/Dover
Saddlery
National
Merit
Award
 A
USDF/Dover
Saddlery
National
Merit
Award
will
be
awarded
to
riders
winning
 three
USDF/Dover
Saddlery
Medals
in
the
same
competition
year.
 Year‐End
Awards
 The
USDF/Dover
Saddlery
Medal
National
Champion
and
Reserve
Champion
are
 determined
from
the
average
of
the
top
three
winning
ride
scores
during
the
 competition
year.
The
champion
receives
a
$1000
Dover
Saddlery
gift
certificate
and
 the
reserve
champion
receives
a
$500
Dover
Saddlery
gift
certificate.



 Rider
Eligibility:
 1.
 Rider
must
have
a
current
USDF
Participating
or
Group
Membership
and
be
a
 member
in
good
standing
of
USDF
when
the
scores
are
earned.
 2.
 Rider
must
be
an
adult
amateur
in
accordance
with
Article
GR1306
of
the
USEF
 rules
and
be
designated
with
USEF
as
an
adult
amateur
at
the
time
the
scores
are
 earned.
 
 Owner
&
Horse
Eligibility:
 1.
 Horse
and
owner
must
meet
minimum
competition
eligibility
requirements
at
the
 time
scores
are
earned.
 
 Additional
Information:
 For
additional
information
and
an
updated
list
of
competitions
offering
the
USDF/Dover
 Saddlery
Adult
Amateur
Medal
Program,
please
visit,
 http://www.usdf.org/awards/performance/adultmedalprogram.asp
 


-8-

2016 Great American Insurance Group/ USDF Regional Dressage Championships A single Regional Dressage Championship program organized by the United States Dressage Federation (USDF), and recognized by the United States Equestrian Federation, Inc. (USEF), will be held in each of the nine USDF regions. In addition, Alaska and Hawaii may each hold state championships if an official request from a Group Member Organization (GMO) is received by April 1 of the prior year. The Regional Championship Program Rules can be found on the USDF website at www.usdf.org. Please refer to the 2016 USDF Member Guide for the comprehensive list of rules and requirements for this program.

Membership/Registration Requirements for Qualifying and Championships Rider: • Must be a USDF Participating* Member (PM) at the time qualifying scores are earned and at the time of the championships. • Must be a USEF member (Junior Active, Senior Active, or Life) at the time the qualifying scores are earned and at the time of the championships. Horse: • Must be USDF Lifetime Registered (LTR) at the time qualifying scores are earned and at the time of the championships. • Must be USEF (Annual or Lifetime) recorded at the time qualifying scores are earned and at the time of the championships. • USDF horse registration and USEF horse/recording must be in the name(s) of the current owner(s) or lessee(s) of record. • A horse is not required to have breed registry papers. Owner: • Must be a USDF member (PM* or Business Member (BM)) at the time the qualifying scores are earned and at the time of the championships. • Must be a USEF member (Junior Active, Senior Active, or Life) at the time qualifying scores are earned and at the time of the championships. *PMs are USDF members who join USDF directly. USDF Group Members (GM) are ineligible.

-9-

Minimum Qualifying Scores One set of nationally-standardized qualifying scores has been established for all USEF/USDF Regional Championships, for levels through Grand Prix, in three divisions: Open, Adult Amateur and Junior/Young Rider.  FEI Junior Rider and FEI Young Rider classes have only one respective division.  Freestyles have only Open divisions. The minimum percentages are as follows: Training Level (Test 3)

OPEN 68%

AA 63%

JR/YR 63%

First Level (Test 3)

66%

62%

62%

Second Level (Test 3)

64%

61%

61%

Third Level (Test 3)

62%

60%

60%

Fourth Level (Test 3)

62%

60%

60%

FEI Junior (Team Test)





60%

FEI Young Rider (Team Test)





60%

Prix St. Georges

60%

60%

60%

Intermediate I

60%

60%

60%

Intermediate II

60%

60%

60%

Grand Prix

60%

60%

60%

FREESTYLE First Level

OPEN 63%

AA —

JR/YR —

Second Level

63%





Third Level

63%





Fourth Level

63%





Intermediate I

63%





Grand Prix

63%



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