SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016
Celebrated for nearly 20 years, the Fairmount Park Horse Show is held in the spring each year at Northwestern Equestrian Facility. This premier equestrian event provides an opportunity for horse enthusiasts to watch students from NWS lesson program and other park stables showcase their talents in a schooling show. Riders must dress appropriately but do not need formal show attire.
The show is fun for the entire family even if you don’t know a rider that’s participating! We have food and raffle prizes. Proceeds and donations from this fun-filled event help sustain our lesson and community programs.
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Our riders and horses make Northwestern Stables what it is today. Through riding lessons and other equine related programs our students come to understand responsibility, community, compassion and self esteem.
PRIZE LIST AND SCHEDULE
Grooming & Showmanship: Open to all ages. May be asked to lead horses at trot. Judged on grooming, handling and overall impression.
High Schooling Hunter: Open to adults and children. Jumps to be 2’6″. Judged on horse’s way of going and overall impression of horse/rider.
Low Schooling Hunter: Open to adults and children. Jumps to be 2’3″. Judged on horse’s way of going and overall impression of horse/rider.
Adult/Junior Modified Hunter: Open to adults and children. Jumps to be up to 2’. Rider may not have previously competed higher than 2’6″. Judged on horse’s way of going and overall impression of horse/rider.
Beginner Equitation: Open to riders 17 & under. Jumps to be cross rails one time around the ring. Judged on rider’s equitation and horse’s way of going.
Leadline: Open to riders 17 & under. Judged on rider’s equitation, form, position.
Mini-Stirrup Equitation: Open to riders 10 & under. Judged on rider’s equitation, form, position and secondly on horse’s way of going.
Long Stirrup Equitation: Open to riders 18 & older. Jumps to be cross rails. Judged on rider’s equitation, form, position and secondly on horse’s way of going.
RULES & REGULATIONS
- Riders should be respectfully dressed wearing long pants or breeches, safety helmet and boots.
- All participants should be enrolled in a lesson program and must sign a waiver to compete.
- Martingales are not permitted in any under saddle or equitation class.
- The show committee reserves the right to alter, combine or cancel classes as needed.
- All decisions by the judge are final.
- Horses may not be tied to trees or fences.
- Dogs must be on leash and under control.
- Stallions are not permitted on Show Grounds.
- Alcohol is prohibited on the show grounds.
Registration for the 2016 Fairmount Park Horse Show is NOW OPEN. The show is open to all NWS lesson students, boarders and riders from local barns. This is a schooling show, rain or shine. Have more questions? Read our Horse Show FAQ on our Facebook page.
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