Show Series 2017

Dressage

  • Online Entry Form
  • Self-selected ride time(s) after payment received
  • Schooling – any available space (indoor, side ring, field, etc.)
  • Entries close at midnight on the Wednesday for Sunday shows and Sunday for Tuesday summer shows before show day
  • Call x
  • Click to download Show Program or email friends@fryingpanpark.org
  • Cancellations with full refund if received 7 days before show date
 
  • The summer series is designed for practice and fun.  Tests are scored and available for pickup (no classes/ribbons).  Tests returned shortly after ride completion

  • The winter series is…….
  • Special awards – Judge’s discretion to award:
    • Excellent Horsemanship
    • Excellent Turnout
    • Improved on 2nd ride

Hunter

 

Summer Shows:

  • Schooling Show Ring 3:00 – 3:45
  • Schooling – any available space (indoor, side ring, field, etc.)
  • All classes $12 if pre-registered by midnight the day before the show
  • Classes are $15 day of show
  • Call (571) 577-1324 after 3pm the day of show, if needed
  • All classes will be held outside

Winter Shows:

Lead Line Division
Open to riders 7 years old and under. Riders may not cross enter into any other division.
     1. Lead Line (100% Pony)
     2. Lead Line (100% Rider Equitation)
     3. Lead Line (50% Pony/50% Rider Equitation)
Pre-Short Stirrup Division
Division open to riders 10 years old and under. May only cross enter into Short Stirrup Walk/Trot.
     4. Pre – Short Stirrup – Walk
     5. Pre – Short Stirrup – Walk, Trot
     6. Pre – Short Stirrup – Walk, Trot, Two Point
Short Stirrup Division
Open to riders 12 and under. To be judged 100% on Horse. May not jump higher than 2′ at this show. Martingales permitted.
     7. Walk, Trot
     8. Walk, Trot, Canter
     9. Walk, Trot, Canter – 2 jumps at 18″

Pleasure Division
Will not start before 4:30pm. Pleasure Classes – Open to all. No Martingales.
     10. Walk, Trot
     11. Walk, Trot, Go As You Please
     12. Walk, Trot, Canter
2’ Warm up will not start before 5:00pm
     13. 2’ Warm up
2’ Hunter Division
     14. 2′ Hunter Over Fences
     15. 2′ Hunter Over Fences
     16. 2′ Hunter Under Saddle
2’3” Hunter Division
     17. 2’3” Hunter Over Fences
     18. 2’3” Hunter Over Fences
     19. 2’3” Hunter Under Saddle
     20. 2’6” Warm up
2’6” Hunter Division
     21. 2’6″ Hunter Over Fences
     22. 2’6″ Hunter Over Fences
     23. 2’6″ Hunter Under Saddle
2’9” Hunter Division
     24. 2’9” Hunter Over Fences
     25. 2’9” Hunter Over Fences
     26. 2’9” Hunter Under Saddle

High Point Awards
Frying Pan Farm Park will offer grand high point awards to the horse/ rider combinations and trainers having the highest accumulated points throughout the show series. All points accumulated in any division count towards year end awards. All ages are determined as of 12/1/2016.
Awarded to the top two eligible trainers based on the cumulative points of their registered horse/rider combinations as recorded in the show entry. Trainers please make sure your riders put your name on all entry forms.

  • Grand High Point Trainer ($150.00)
  • Reserve High Point Trainer ($100.00)

Division Awards
There will be year-end high point division awards in all divisions. You must show in at least two of the series’ shows to be eligible.
Lead Line, Pre Short Stirrup, Short Stirrup, Pleasure, 2’ Hunter, 2’3” Hunter, 2’6” Hunter, 2’9” Hunter

Award Rules & Point System

1. Frying Pan Farm Park employees are not eligible for awards.
2. All riders must declare their age in the appropriate box on the entry form. This is the exhibitor’s responsibility. Undeclared riders will not be eligible.
3. Juniors, amateurs, and professionals are defined by USEF/USHJA rules. All ages are determined as of 12/1/2016.
4. Awards to be offered at the shows are included in this prize list.
5. The point structure for the 2017 Schooling Summer Series Divisions/Classes will consist of Base Points, plus Bonus Points, to equal Final Points.
6. First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Base Points are 10, 6, 4, 2, 1, and ½ points, respectively. Bonus Points will be determined by the number of horses or po-nies shown successfully (completed the course) in the first performance (over fences) class of all Hunter Divisions and the number of horses or ponies shown in the first class of all Hunter Pleasure Divisions. These numbers will be added to the Base Points to equal the Final Points. Example – a 1st place in a class of 5: 10 pts + 5 exhibitors (bonus points) = 15 points. Bonus points cannot exceed 10 Points.
7. Three entries are required to fill a class but Champion and Reserve will be award-ed, if there are a minimum of three entries in any two of the three classes offered in a division. Exceptions are Leadline and Pre-Short Stirrup Equitation, with two required entries.

 

1. The show will be run with U.S.E.F. rules as guidelines.
2. All entries must show a current negative Coggins test (taken within 12 months) before a number will be issued. If you are shipping from out of state, you will be required to show a current health certificate.
3. Class fees are $15 each day of show. With pre-registeration at www.fryingpanequestrian.org, class fees are $12 each. To be eligible for the reduced fee, pre-registrations must be submitted by midnight the night before the show.
4. New back/bridle numbers will be issued at each show, unless otherwise requested by the rider on their entry form.
5. Entry fees will not be refunded for a class once that class has begun. If you need to scratch a class, you must do so one class prior to that class. With failure to scratch one class prior, no refund will be given.
6. Any class shown in and not entered before the class starts will be charged the entry fee plus a $10.00 office charge.
7. All equitation classes will be judged on hands, seat, guidance, and control.
8. Frying Pan Farm Park; Fairfax County Park Authority; Founders, Benefactors, Supervisors, Friends of Frying Pan Farm Park; their employees; and volunteers will not be responsible for any accident, injury, or loss occurring during the shows. Exhibitors enter the shows under this condition.
9. Scores based on 1st – 10, 2nd – 6, 3rd – 4, 4th – 2, 5th – 1, 6th – 1/2 points. Bonus Points: Champion 10, reserve 6.
10. Entries showing “unjudged” will be limited to the end of the class, if time permits. Unjudged entries pay the same entry fee for each round.
11. At the option of management, a dotted line may be enforced.
12. A three minute gate call will be given for all classes. If no rider enters the ring when the class is called during the three minute time period, the class will be cancelled. Entry fees will still be owed by rider(s) who miss their class and did not fill out and submit a class scratch card by one class prior.
13. Hard hats are required at all times while mounted. Juniors must wear safety helmets with approved (USEF or USPC) harness fastened.
14. Judge’s decisions are final.
15. No credit will be given in any classes with fewer than three entries. The exceptions are Leadline, Pre Short Stirrup and Working Hunter, which only require two entries.
16. Proper attire required in all classes. Please reference the VHSA/USHJA Rule books for specifics.
17. Management reserves the right to cancel, combine, or split classes, if necessary.

Jumper

  • Online Entry Form
  • Schooling – any available space
  • Jumper Divisions
    Junior Hopeful Jumper Division
    Open to junior riders under the age of 18 as of Dec 1, 2017 only.
    Judged Riders in this class are not eligible for classes 12-26 at this show.
     
    Adult Amateur Hopeful Jumper Division
    Open to all adult riders.
    Judged Riders in this division are not eligible for classes 12-26 at this show.
     
    Puddle Jumper Division
    Open to all Junior and Adult riders on horses or ponies. Fence height 2’-2’3”
     
    Novice Jumper
    VHSA Associate/BHSA. Open to horses and ponies in their 1st or 2nd year of showing in jumper classes at 2’ 6”
    or higher as of Dec 1 of the current show year. Horses and ponies in this division may cross enter into Novice Child/Adult Amateur if rider is eligible, and Low Jumper. Fence Height2’3”-2’6”.
     
    Novice Children’s/Adult Amateur Jumper
    VHSA Associate/BHSA Open to children and adult amateurs in their 1st or 2nd year of showing in Jumper classes 2’6”or higher as of Dec 1, of the current show year. Riders in this division may cross enter into Novice Jumper, if eligible, and Low Jumper at the same show. Fence height 2’3”-2’6”
     
    Novice Jumper and Novice Child/Adult Amateur divisions may be combined if entries are light.
     
    Low Jumpers VHSA Associate/BHSA Open to all. Fence Height 2’6”-3’
    Children’s/Adult Amateur Jumpers. VHSA Associate/BHSA. Open to those that qualify. Fence Height: 2’6”-3’3”
     
    Schooling Jumpers. VHSA associate/BHSA. Open to all riders. Fence Height: 3’-3’6”
     
    Class Specifications
    Table II, Sec. 1. The first round is decided by adding together the faults incurred over the course and any penalties for exceeding the Time Allowed. Horses with clean rounds or equal faults will be classified according to their time taken to complete the course.
     
    Table II, Sec. 2 (a/b). Each exhibitor has the option of taking part in the jump-off at the completion of their round as in 2(b), or after all exhibitors have completed the first round as in 2(a).
There will be Champion and Reserve Champion for each division:
Junior Hopeful Jumper Division
Adult Hopeful Jumper Division
Novice Jumper Division
Novice Child/Adult Amateur Jumper Division
Low Jumper Division
Children/Adult Jumper
Schooling Jumper Division
 
Year end high point division awards will be given in all divisions.  Riders must show in two (2) out of the five (5) shows to be eligible.
Frying Pan Farm Park employees are not eligible for awards.
2. Juniors and amateurs must declare eligibility by checking the appropriate box on the entry form. This is the exhibitor’s responsibility. Undeclared riders will not be eligible.
3. Juniors, amateurs and professionals are defined by U.S.E.F. rules.
4. Scores based on 10, 6, 4, 2, 1, 1/2 Champion 10, reserve 6.
5. Awards to be offered at the five shows are included in the prize list.
6. Grand high point awards will be accumulated scores from the five shows.
7. In the event of a tie, a coin toss may be used determine the winner.
1. ASTM/SEI Certified Helmets with harness fastened must be worn when mounted.
2. Entries for each class will close when the course walk for that class begins
. The jumping order will be determined by draw and will be prepared and posted during the course walk before each class. Anyone riding more than one horse that needs to change horse’s order of go must see the announcer before the class begins. Otherwise, failure to jump in the designated order will result in elimination.
3. The protocol for showing jumpers is different than for showing hunters. Riders who are not familiar with the protocol are encouraged to speak with the show secretary before the start of the show.
4. A current negative Coggins (taken within 12 months) must be shown before a number will be issued.
5. The show will be run with U.S.E.F. rules as guidelines.
6. Frying Pan Farm Park, Fairfax County Park Authority, Founders, Benefactors, Supervisors and Friends of Frying Pan Farm Park, their employees and volunteers will not be responsible for any accident, injury or loss occurring during the shows. Exhibitors enter the show under this condition.
7. There will be six ribbons in all classes. Champion and Reserve will be awarded in all divisions.
8. Horses and ponies may cross enter where eligible
9. No horse, whether judged or un-judged, may enter in more than nine classes
in any show.
10. Entries showing un-judged will be limited to the end of the class. Un-judged entries pay the same entry fee for each round.
11. There will be an order of go established for each class. Riders must be ready to go in the posted order, and within one minute of being called, or risk elimination.
12. Frying Pan Farm Park employees are not eligible for awards.
13. Juniors and amateurs must declare eligibility by checking the appropriate box on the entry form.  This is the exhibitor’s responsibility. Undeclared riders will not be eligible.
14. Juniors, amateurs and professionals are defined by U.S.E.F. rules.
15. Scores based on 10, 6, 4, 2, 1, 1/2 Champion 10, reserve 6.
16. In the event of a tie below first place, a coin toss may be used to determine the winner.