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WAECI ARCA Winter Challenge- Working Hunter

Horsemens Pony Club (Whiteman Equestrian Club)

21/07/2019
21/07/2019
20/06/2019
Closed
8.00am

Working Hunter

 

A Working Hunter should be of good conformation and soundness. A hunter should be able to carry its rider over a variety of terrain, they should exhibit boldness and be tractable with a free moving and balanced gait. They should work calmly and obediently without displaying over exuberance but still be happy and eager in their work.

 

The Working Hunter Event is conducted in three phases:

  • Jumping
  • Flat workout
  • In-hand presentation.

 

All horses must be a minimum of 4 years of age to enter

 

Club Turn Out/Presentation Award 8.00 Sharp. The best presented club award will require a minimum of 2, maximum of 4 horses and riders from each club to present in uniform with clean horses, gear and appearance. ONE team per club, so choose your best 4! All 3 judges will be judging!

 

High Point Trophy and Handicap Trophy winners will be announced at the end of the event. All competitors are encouraged to be there for presentations to support one another and receive ribbons/prizes/trophies.

 

Ring 1 Jumping Judge: Diane Bennett

Ring 2 Flatwork Judge: Shush Kingham

Ring 3 Conformation Judge: Ange Sorrenson

 

Jumping Classes:

Poles-30cm

45cm

65cm

80cm

95cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flatwork Classes:               

Walk/trot

Walk/trot/canter

 

 

 

 

Program of Events

Wanneroo Adult Equestrian Club Inc. are hosting the ARCA Winter Challenge

Horsemen’s Pony Club Grounds, Gnangara Road
Course Walk: 7.30-8.30
Starts: 8.00am (Best Presented) 

Entry Fee: $50

Ground Fee: $10 per horse

Yard Fee: $10 per horse
Day Membership: $10 (non-WAECI or EA Insured)

Camping: $15 per float

Entries via: www.nominate.com.au
Enquiries: Emily (email: rallycoordinator@hotmail.com)
Entries Close: Friday 12th July unless filled prior

  • Entry includes 2 jump rounds, 1 flat workout and 1 conformation presentation.
  • Rounds must be consecutive heights; the same height may be completed twice, however the 2nd round will be considered non-competitive. Those who choose consecutive heights will receive points from their highest round towards the hi-point trophy.
  • From the classes below, choose TWO classes:

Class

Class:

1

Poles-30cm walk/trot up to 40yrs

2

Poles-30cm walk/trot 40yrs+

3

Poles-30cm walk/trot/canter up to 40yrs

4

Poles-30cm walk/trot/canter 40yrs+

5

45cm walk/trot up to 40yrs

6

45cm walk/trot 40yrs+

7

45cm walk/trot/canter up to 40yrs

8

45cm walk/trot/canter 40yrs+

9

65cm walk/trot/canter up to 40yrs

10

65cm walk/trot/canter 40yrs+

11

80cm walk/trot/canter up to 40yrs

12

80cm walk/trot/canter 40yrs+

13

95cm walk/trot/canter up to 40yrs

14

95cm walk/trot/canter 40yrs+

                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: if you choose walk/trot you will be completing the walk/trot workout at the back of the program. If you choose walk/trot/canter you will be completing the walk/trot/canter workout at the back of the program. Classes may be split at the discretion of the committee.

 

 

 

Conditions of Entry/General Rules

 

  • All competitors MUST be financial members of ARCA affiliated clubs
  • All non-Wanneroo Adult Equestrian Club Inc OR EA members MUST sign a waiver and pay a Day Insurance Levy.
  • All clubs with riders entered MUST supply helpers
  • The committee of WAECI reserves the right to cancel, alter, combine any classes they deem necessary on the day.
  • Riders MUST wear a current EA approved safety helmet and riding boots at all times whilst mounted on their horse.
  • WAECI reserves the right to interpret or decide on any protests or disputes arising.
  • WAECI, it’s committee, judges and officials DO NOT accept liability for any accident, loss, damage, illness or injury to horses, owners, riders, spectators or any other person or property whatsoever. Entry to the grounds is at your own risk.
  • Strictly NO dogs
  • No judge is to be approached by a competitor or spectator without speaking to a committee member.
  • Walk Trot rings are for green horses and riders who are not confident in cantering.
  • Enter walk/trot OR Walk/trot/canter, not both!
  • All gear must be safe and serviceable and adhere to the ARCA rules.
  • Plaiting is recommended, but optional.
  • Club uniform MUST be worn
  • All rubbish and manure must be cleaned up and, in the bins provided prior to leaving the grounds.
  • There is to be only ONE entry per adult affiliated rider
  • There is a one horse/rider combination limit
  • This is open to ALL breeds, stallions welcome, BUT must be well behaved and ridden by a competent rider. All stallion owners must contact the WAECI committee one month in advance to get written consent and references for the stallion.
  • Entries will close Friday 12th July unless filled prior
  • Please note: there will be NO ambulance or vet present throughout the event. There will be trained first aiders on site, so If you fall you MUST present to the first aid person on site. In the event of an accident, the decision about whether or not to call an ambulance/vet is made by the club’s attending medical officer, and NOT by the injured member. By entering this event you understand any expenses incurred by an ambulance/vet trip will be your responsibility.

Jumping Phase

 

  • Horse/pony may compete in 2 consecutive height rounds, if you wish to enter both rounds at the same height, only your first round will be classified as competitive.
  • The course will be open for walking at 7.30am, and shortly between height changes.
  • You may be required to complete your in-hand and/or flat workout prior to your jumping.
  • Not all fences will be set at maximum height, but a minimum of 1 fence will be at the maximum height.
  • If a horse/pony jumps the incorrect fence, you will be eliminated, however you can continue onto the next phase.
  • In the event of a fall of the rider or horse, the competitor will be eliminated and must leave the arena un-mounted and present to first aid.
  • The jumping course will be numbered and include start and finish flags.
  • Horse boots and martingales are permitted for the jumping phase ONLY
  • The course includes a number of natural obstacles such as a brush, hay bales and rustic rails.
  • There will be approximately 8 obstacles with a variety of verticals and spreads, the track is open and flowing, with some changes in direction.
  • Dummy spurs are permitted, however points MAY be deducted
  • Crops can be carried to a maximum length of 75cms.

 

Jumping Phase Scoring:

 

· For each obstacle cleared competitors will be given a mark as follows:

  • 3 marks = insufficient
  • 7 marks = good
  • 10 marks = excellent

 

· The following Jumping penalties will apply:

  • Knockdown – minus 10 marks
  • 1st Refusal – minus 10 marks
  • 2nd Refusal – minus 20 marks
  • 3rd Refusal – Elimination

 

· In addition, competitors are given a mark out of 30 for jumping style and manners (submission and obedience).

 

Flatwork Phase

 

  • This phase comprises of a workout similar to a show hunter that MAY include a hand gallop and a change of canter lead. (Not for the Walk/trot class)
  • All boots, bandages and martingales must be removed before the flatwork phase; however, you MUST complete this phase in the same saddle as the jumping phase
  • Competitors MUST know the set ridden workout prior to entering the ring
  • ARCA approved bridles/bits ONLY
  • Dummy spurs are permitted, however points MAY be deducted
  • Crops can be carried to a maximum length of 75cms.
  • You are to choose the appropriate class for your horse i.e. Walk/trot OR Walk/Trot/Canter, if you are deemed to be in the wrong class, the committee have the right to change your classes or eliminate your points. These classes are based on an honesty system.

 

Flatwork Scoring:

 

  • A mark out of 20 for Action and Paces
  • A mark out of 15 marks for Manners (submission and obedience)
  • A mark out of 10 marks for rider and horse attire

 

In-hand Phase

 

  • No workout is necessary
  • The horse/pony is assessed while standing
  • The horse/pony is to be presented to the judge for conformation unsaddled

 

In-hand Scoring:

 

  • A mark out of 30 for hunter type
  • A mark out of 25 for conformation

 

Determining the Placing and Results:

In the event that there is an equality of scores, the jumping score will preside. In the event that there is still a tie, the “Type” mark will be the deciding factor.

#
Class
Status
Notes
Test
Fee
01
Poles-30cm walk/trot up to 40yrs
Closed
$0.00
02
Poles-30cm walk/trot 40yrs+
Closed
$0.00
03
Poles-30cm walk/trot/canter up to 40yrs
Closed
$0.00
04
Poles-30cm walk/trot/canter 40yrs+
Closed
$0.00
05
45cm walk/trot up to 40yrs
Closed
$0.00
06
45cm walk/trot 40yrs+
Closed
$0.00
07
45cm walk/trot/canter up to 40yrs
Closed
$0.00
08
45cm walk/trot/canter 40yrs+
Closed
$0.00
09
65cm walk/trot/canter up to 40yrs
Closed
$0.00
10
65cm walk/trot/canter 40yrs+
Closed
$0.00
11
80cm walk/trot/canter up to 40yrs
Closed
$0.00
12
80cm walk/trot/canter 40yrs+
Closed
$0.00
13
95cm walk/trot/canter up to 40yrs
Closed
$0.00
14
95cm walk/trot/canter 40yrs+
Closed
$0.00

Event Notes

Yards will be allocated
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Contact Details

Emily
0407201870
WAECI
rallycoordinator@hotmail.com
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