UPDATED: July 7/2016
Date: July 7 & 8
Location: Magrath Ag Society Complex
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Western – Thursday July 7 - 9:00am
English – Friday July 8 - 9:00am
Events and Age Groups: Ages as of January 1st of the current year
A. Pee Wee 11 years and under– English Riding
B. Junior 12-14 years
C. Intermediate 15-17 years
D. Senior 18 years and over
Open Rider Classes – Walk/Trot/Canter
1. Equitation A/B/C/D2. Pleasure A/B/C/D
Beginner Rider Classes
*Open to all competitors in their first or second year of riding. Entrants in these classes cannot cross-enter with any other classes.
3. Walk/Trot Equitation- 16 and under
4. Walk/Trot Equitation- 17 and over
5. Walk/Trot Pleasure- 16 and under
6. Walk/Trot Pleasure- 17 and over
Open Rider Command Classes
Open Rider- Equitation Over Fences8. Cross Rails- 16 and under (May not enter any other over fences classes)
9. Cross Rails- 17 and over (May not enter any other over fences classes)
10. 2’ Maximum- 16 and under
11. 2’ Maximum- 17 and over
12. 2’6 Maximum- B/C/D
13. 2’ Maximum
14. 2’6 maximum
15. 3’ maximum
16.Beginning Rider- CADORA Walk/Trot Level B- 16 years and under
17.Beginning Rider- CADORA Walk/Trot Level B- 17 years and over
18.CADORA Training Test B- 16 years and under
19.CADORA Training Test B- 17 years and older
20.CADORA First Level Test B- 16 years and under
21.CADORA First Level Test B- 17 years and older
– Western Classes
22. Showmanship- A/B/C/D
Open Rider Classes- Walk/Trot/Canter
23. Equitation- A/B/C/D
24. Pleasure- A/B/C/D
Beginner Rider Classes- Walk/Trot
*open to all competitors in their first or second year of riding. Entrants in these classes cannot cross-enter with any other classes.25. Walk/Trot Equitation- 16 and under
26. Walk/Trot Equitation- 17 and over
27. Walk/Trot Pleasure- 16 and under
28. Walk/Trot Pleasure- 17 and over
Open Rider Command Classes29. A/B/C/D
Open Rider Matched Pairs Class
30. All Ages
Open Rider Reining classes
31. 16 and under
32. 17 and over
Open Rider Trail Classes33. A/B/C/D
Keyhole36. A/B/C/DRegional Representation:
•Participants are eligible to participate in as many Equestrian events as they choose
1. No stallions allowed in the competition.
2. Amateur status is required. Alberta Equestrian Federation defines amateurs as anyone certified as an Instructor of Beginners, or its equivalent or below.
Rules and Regulations:1. Competition to be governed by the Alberta Equestrian Federation Wild Rose Rulebook, 2015 edition. This rule book can be
found at www.albertaequestrian.com
2. ALL RIDERS OF ANY AGE AND MOUNTED AT ANY TIME MUST WEAR ASTM/SEI APPROVED PROTECTIVE HEAD GEAR AT ALL
TIMES. Any rider not wearing a helmet will be asked to dismount. Failure to comply with request will eliminate the rider from
further competition. This is an insurance and safety issue.
3. The Host Community along with the Equestrian Chairman reserve the right to decide any point not covered by the rules, and
corrects any error or makes any necessary alterations in the rules: it shall be referred to the Host Community Committee and
that decision shall be final.
4. Every horse/rider will be assigned a number which must be visible and worn in each class.
Numbers must be picked up during registration.
5. Horses may be shared within these limits. English; The number of times a horse can compete over fences will be limited to 2
times in each class (with a different rider) with a total of 8 over fences classes per day. This does not include flat classes
or trot poles. Western; The number of times a horse can compete in an event will be 2(with a different rider). This does not
include Showmanship. “Event” is defined as Barrels, Poles, Western Horsemanship, etc.
6. Riders can use bitless bridles but may not use mechanical hackamores or horse hair bosals.
7. An unruly horse may be excused from the ring at the discretion of the judge.
8. The arena equipment required for a class may not be used for practicing before the class event begins; the penalty will be
disqualification from the event.
9. The Host Community along with the Equestrian Chair reserve the right to reject any entry at any time for disrespect of the
rules, intoxication, rough treatment of animals or for any other reason.
10. Participants are requested to report scratches at least one hour prior to the announced time for the class.
11. Any participant using the wrong number in the ring or having no number may be excused from the class or may be disqualified
in the event of a subsequent protest.
12. Proper attire and equipment must be used at all times in the ring.
13. Tie downs and wraps are allowed only in Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, and Key Hole Race.
14. No person other than the officials, steward, attendants on duty, and the judges of the class may enter the show ring without
permission – with the exception of 6 and under who may have a helper.
15. All dogs must be kept on a leash with the owner.
16. Gate announcements are a courtesy call only. It is up to the competitor to be ready for their class.
Gates will not be held and late arrivals are not permitted.
17. A participant may enter more than one horse in a class, but the rider may ride only one horse when a performance includes
18. Junior horses may be ridden with 2 hands.
19. Senior Western horses (6 years and older) must be shown with one hand on the reins.
20. Horses may wear leg protection for reining, Western speed events, and Jumpers.
Registration Deadline:Registration Deadline as designated by the Regional Director.
All registrations are done through your Regional Director, who will determine the Regional Deadline. The registration fee must also be submitted to your Regional Director. Signed consent forms must accompany the waivers. No late registrations will be accepted.
Events will be cancelled if there are one or less individuals or teams registered. Should any event be cancelled due to lack of registrations, the athletes being affected by the cancellation will be given an opportunity to re-register in another suitable category provided that event is scheduled to run.
Magrath Agriplex Fees:
Day use Stall fee including shavings - $25
On-site Camping is available - $10 a night, no hookups
Haul-in Fee per horse/rider combination - $5
Contact the Manager, Kristin Wolf, email@example.com