SPPHASA State & Open Dressage Championships

Danson Dressage

Standardbred Pleasure & Performance Horse Associat
04/10/2020
04/10/2020
02/08/2020
Closed
08:45

2020 SPPHASA Dressage STate Championsips feat. Open Championship
DANSON DRESSAGE INDOOR  | OCTOBER 4th 2020


-State Championships are open to only SPPHASA members and registered horses.
-Preparatory classes are walk/trot. SPPHASA horses competing in open ridden classes, are not eligible for Preparatory Championships .
-The Open Competition is open to ALL, no memberships or registrations are required to compete and on any breed horse.  
-Those who are not SPPHASA or EA Members will be required to pay a $10 day membership fee. 
-Horses must compete in both tests from each level to be eligible for the Championships. Scores will be combined to determine Champ/Reserve
 -Horses must be ridden by the same rider in both tests. 
-SPPHASA Members may also enter the Open Competition. The applicable tests will only need to be ridden the once, with those results going towards both the SPPHASA and Open Championships.
-Horses are able to do a maximum of 3 tests. SPPHASA Horses competing in Preparatory are welcome to compete in one Preliminary Class HC, (non competitive) and will NOT affect eligiblity in Walk/Trot classes going forward - likening it to a 'graduation class'.
- Any SPPHASA W/T horses competing NON-HC in Preliminary, will no longer be W/T eligible.
Open SPPHASA horses competing Preliminary, may enter Preparatory as their 3rd HC only
Horses may also compete in the third test with a different rider. 

 
Judge: Heather Currie (TBC) 
All tests: Ribbons to 5th
SPPHASA Championships: Champion– V-Neck Sash, Embroidered Woollen Rug, Garland
 Runner Up—V-Neck Sash + Embroidered Cotton Rug

(SPPHASA) Child/Junior Award– to the most successful child rider of the day.
Open Championships: Champion: Sash and Saddle Blanket
Reserve: Sash and Fleece Bell Boots 

Awards will be presented at the completion of tests.
Presentations will be unmounted—no show, no prize. 

Entries close: September 18th 2020. Enter by post, email or Nominate
Draw: All tests will be run by a draw, which will be released no later then 4 days prior to the day
Refunds: No refunds will be given unless a vet certificate or doctor’s certificate is provided within 7 days, either side, of the competition.
Numbers: All horses and riders must wear numbers, either on bridle, saddle or number holder.  If competitors have EA or Club assigned numbers, they are welcome to use them; please supply them on forms.
Dress Code/Presentation: Jacket, or SPPHASA polo. White, beige or cream jodhpurs/breeches. Riders under 18 must wear short boots.   All riders must wear correct shoes, and approved helmets. Horses are expected to be plaited for the State Championships.
Callers: Test callers are allowed and are to be organised by the competitor. 
Scratching's: Please notify the committee of scratching's at the earliest convenience. 

Catering: TBA

Photography: TBA

 

Tests: Preparatory A + C   | Preliminary 1A + C    |  Novice 2A + 2C
Tests can be found here: http://www.dressage.net.au/australiatests.html
STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS - $35 per combination (for both tests)
OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP -$30 per combination (SPPHASA Member)/ $35per combination (Non-Member)

ENTER VIA GATE 1

#
Class
Status
Notes
Test
Fee
0
Closed
$0.00
1
SPPHASA Preparatory A
Closed
$17.50
10
Open Novice 2C
Closed
$17.50
2
SPPHASA Preparatory C
Closed
$17.50
3
SPPHASA Preliminary 1A
Closed
$17.50
4
SPPHASA Preliminary 1C
Closed
$17.50
5
Open Preparatory A
Closed
$17.50
6
Open Preparatory C
Closed
$17.50
7
Open Preliminary 1A
Closed
$17.50
8
Open Preliminary 1C
Closed
$17.50
9
Open Novice 2A
Closed
$17.50

Event Notes

N/A

Contact Details

Claire Chandler (please message)
04333584205
Claire Chandler
0433584205
Claire Chandler
0433584205

2020 DRESSAGE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS CONDITIONS OF ENTRY (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)
1. The lodging of any entry shall bind the exhibitor to the conditions of entry and the regulations set out here in and the signature of any exhibitor on the entry form shall constitute acceptance of these conditions.
2. SPPHASA Inc. Committee shall have the power without giving reason to:
-Reject or cancel any entry at any time
-Alter the program, the scheduled event or class start time/draw
-Remove any exhibitor from the show grounds for displaying abuse towards their horse
-Combine/split any classes

3. Horses competing in open ridden events are ineligible to compete in walk/trot events.  Preparatory classes are walk/trot.

4. Points awarded towards the State High Points for the 2019 Dressage State Championships will be as follows:  (Points are cumulative)
- 1st place - 15 points - Champion - 25 points
- 2nd place - 10 points - Reserve Champion - 15 points
- 3rd place - 7 points - >40% - 15 points
- 4th place - 5 points - 40-50% - 20 points
- 5th place - 3 points - 50-60% - 25 points
- 6th place - 2 points - <60% - 30 points

5. Placings will be given for all tests to 5th. 

6. All Exhibits in the State Championships are to be registered with SPPHA, and All Exhibitors must be current financial members of SPPHA. The registration and membership numbers must be quoted on the entry form. Pending registrations and memberships are not acceptable.

7. All new registrations and memberships to SPPHASA Inc. must be received by the membership and registration officer by 31st August 2020, to ensure they are processed in time for close of entries.  Online Memberships may be done anytime prior to close of entries.

8. Members of SPPHA outside of South Australia are required to send photocopies of membership and/or registration as proof of current membership.

9. EA Members must supply their membership number and scan of membership card with entries.

10. All Exhibits must be able to be identified by their brands and or markings in accordance with the Certificate of Registration. Altering the appearance of an exhibit such as change of coat colour or adding white markings is prohibited and may result in disqualification.

11. Stallions and Colts must only be handled, ridden, or driven by persons 18 years old, or over, and be fitted with correctly fitting headgear, and correctly fitting bit. Stallions and colts are to be double tied when tied to floats or trucks.

12. All mares, geldings and foals must wear correctly fitting headgear and be under control at all times.

13. Number holders are to be worn by all exhibits when competing. Numbers will be supplied in the competitor packs.

14. Any exhibit deemed as a “kicker” will be required to wear a red ribbon in their tail.

15. Please clean up manure and hay. Float areas must be left as exhibitors arrived, or will incur a $20 clean up fee.

16. No dogs are permitted onto the grounds.

17. SPPHASA Inc. will not be held responsible for loss of or damage or injury occasioned to any exhibitor or the property of any exhibitor for any cause what so ever.

18. The exhibitor and exhibits enter entirely at their own risk. In any case of an exhibit, whilst on the showgrounds causing or being the cause of injury or damage to any other exhibitor or exhibit, OR to the person or property of ANY member of SPPHASA Inc., its officers, officials and members from and against all damages, costs, claims, expenses or liabilities incurred with such an incident. The exhibitor shall be liable to SPPHASA Inc. its officers, officials and members for any damage or loss occasioned to any of them by the exhibit or exhibitors or agents.

19. When mounted or in the driving seat, all riders and drivers must wear properly fitted ASA approved helmets with chinstraps fastened in accordance with SPPHASA Risk Management Policy. Helmets are required to be less than 5 years old.

20. All handlers must wear closed footwear at all times.

21. Riders under the age of 18 years are permitted to wear long boots for this event.

22. Horses must move at walking pace at all times when outside the exhibition ring or exercise area.

23. Hot weather policy applies. In accordance with Channel 9 news the Friday before the event, should the forecast be over 36 degrees, the event will be cancelled / postponed. Details of cancellation / postponement will be advertised on the SPPHASA website http://www.spphasastbs.webs.com, Facebook page and myaushorse http://www.myaushorse.com/ on the weekend of the show.

24. Entry Fees (less $5 Admin Levy) will only be refunded upon production of a Veterinary or Doctor’s Certificate verifying that an entered horse, or rider, is unfit to compete, within 7 days, either side of the competition. 
27. SPPHASA Inc. reserves the right to test any exhibit to determine whether any drug or stimulant has been administered to such exhibit. SPPHASA shall not be liable for death, injury or damage, which may be sustained by an exhibit due to this test being carried out. Please note: Section 8.3 of the SPPHASA Rules of the Association (revised 2012) apply.
28. All prizes listed are not guaranteed and may change.
29. Horses must be bitted as per EA rules.
30. In all other instances not listed above, this event will be run under EA rules.

IF AT ANY TIME YOU ARE UNSURE OF YOUR ABILITY TO PERFORM / COMPLETE AN ACTIVITY, YOU SHOULD CONSIDER DISCONTINUING THAT ACTIVITY OR SEEK ADVICE FROM THE JUDGE, LEADER, OR A MEMBER OF THE SPPHASA COMMITTEE

 

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