Accumulator Cup Info

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The Accumulator Cup is an annual One Day Event type competition.  The rules for each show are specific and must be adhered to.  Any competitor wishing to participate must book in advance, with entries closing on Thursday, 16 July at 4pmAll entries received after this time will be returned.  No exceptions.

GENERAL RULES

Each participant may compete in as many or as few shows as they desire.

No horse may compete twice in the same show.

Head Judge’s decision is final. Any appeal to the show judge must be made immediately.

Inappropriate turnout will result in disqualification from that event.

Lateness to your event will result in disqualification from that event.   Dressage times will be posted on Friday, 19 July after 4pm on our social media and websites.

Any disqualification or elimination will not be refunded the show fee.

Points are awarded as follows:

1st = 6, 2nd = 5, 3rd = 4, 4th = 3, 5th = 2, 6th = 1, Judges Special = 0

There will be a Winner’s Medal for the highest placed rider who does all 4 disciplines but not the Accumulator Classes.

SHOWING

This Show will begin promptly at 10:30 am.

All participants are expected to know the basic information about their horses and be prepared to walk and trot their horses on both reins.

Each pair  will judged on their proper turnout, confirmation and presentation.

Placing positions from 1st to 6th

THIS SHOW IS IN-HAND.

Attire:  All participants must be dressed appropriately to their gender.

Female:  An appropriate flared skirt (for running) no shorter than the knee, plain blouse or camisole, jacket, boots, hat and gloves.  Hats may be straw with small decoration.  Gloves should be complementary colour.  Your outfit may be as bright or as dark as you like but should compliment the colour of your horse.  You may carry a small showing cane or whip.

Male:  Beige or light coloured trousers, shirt, waistcoat, plain tie with tie stick or pin, jacket, hat and gloves.  Hats may be straw in the summer but must be bowler in the winter. You may wear a button, but it must coordinate with your outfit and your horse. Gloves should be complementary colour.  Your outfit may be as bright or as dark as you like but should compliment the colour of your horse.

Horses:  May be plaited or unplaited depending upon breed.  All horses will be marked on cleanliness, conformation and presentation.  Hooves should be painted.  Small showing bows are allowed.  Please place the appropriate ribbon in your horses tail if necessary.

If you have any questions, please contact Kimberly or Fiona in the Office for clarification.

Female Attire                           Male Attire

DRESSAGE SHOW

All competitors for the Cup will be using the Novice Test.  This test is walk, trot & canter.
If you are wanting to compete solely in Dressage, then the following Tests will be used:  Class 30 — Intro B, Class 31– Prelim 18.  You can compete in Class 32 — Novice 34 even if you are not doing the whole of the Accumulator, and Class 33 – Elementary 42.
Rosettes for Places 1 – 6
Attire:
All participants are to wear either cream or white jodhpurs, white shirt, plain tie with pin or cravat with pin, dark jacket, boots and white gloves.
Competitors with hair longer than collar length must wear a hair net.
All hats to meet the appropriate Pas 015 Kitemark and must be black in the majority.
You may carry a schooling whip and use spurs if necessary if you are not using a Sunshine Riding School horse.
All horses must be plaited or unplaited as per their breed.

SHOW JUMPING
This will start at 1:30pm and be held in our jumping field.
You may compete in the following Classes:
Class 2 – Introduction: 7 jumps over 40cm cross poles
Class 3 – Standard: 7 jumps over 50cm cross poles and uprights
Class 4 – Lower Novice: 8 Jumps over 60cm cross poles, upright and fillers
Class 5 – Upper Novice: 8 Jumps over 70cm cross poles, uprights, fillers and spreads
Class 6 – Advanced: 9 Jumps over 85cm uprights, fillers, spreads and Liverpool.
For the Accumulator Cup you must compete in Class 5– 70cm.
All competitors are to jump fences 1 to 9 in order with a follow-on Jump Off Round.
Faults are as follows:
Dropped Fence………4
Refused Fence ………4
Run Out ……………….4
Stopping At All ……..4
Crossing Tracks* …. 4
Missed Fence ………..8
3 Refusals ………………Elimination
Falling Off ………………Elimination
*Judges discretion
Rider & horse may retire from the course at any point.  Once a horse has retired, they may not re-enter or re-try that class. There are no refunds should the combination retire.
Attire:
All participants are to wear either cream or white jodhpurs, white shirt, plain tie with pin or cravat with pin, dark jacket, boots and gloves.
Cross Country
This is a follow-on event from the Show Jumping so there will be no change of clothes required. If you wish to have your horse wear cross-country boots, you will allowed to dismount and put them on.

Classes:
Showing – Single Group, All Ages
Class 28: In Hand Showing – to be done in Head Collar with Lead Rein.
Dressage – All Ages
Class 30: Introduction – Test B (2009)
Class 31: Preliminary – Test 17A (2017)
Class 32: Novice (Accumulator) – Test 37A (2017)
Class 33: Elementary – Test 42 (20080
Jumping – All Ages
Class 2 – Introduction: 7 jumps over 40cm cross poles
Class 3 – Standard: 7 jumps over 50cm cross poles and uprights
Class 4 – Lower Novice: 8 Jumps over 60cm cross poles, upright and fillers
Class 5 – The Accumulator Class: 8 Jumps over 70cm cross poles, uprights, fillers and spreads
Class 6 – Advanced: 9 Jumps over 85cm uprights, fillers, spreads and Liverpool.
Cross Country –
Class 27 – 12 Jumps over natural and created obstacles.
Whole Accumulator
Classes 28, 32, 5, and 27