Accumulator Cup Info

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, 12 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.   Times will be posted on Friday, 13 July as to what time competitors will be competing.

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 Shannon 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 1 — Intro B, Class 2– Prelim 18.  You can compete in Class 3 — Novice 20 even if you are not doing the whole of the Accumulator.

Rosettes for Places 1 – 6

Attire:

All participants are to wear either cream or white jodphurs, 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.

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SHOW JUMPING

This will start at 1:30pm and be held in our jumping field.

You may compete in the following Classes:

Class 1 — Cavaletti (<30cm); Class 2 — 50cm; Class 3 — 70cm

For the Accumulator Cup you must compete in Class 3 — 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 jodphurs, white shirt, plain tie with pin or cravat with pin, dark jacket, boots and gloves.

IMG_20150322_143907Cross 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.