2022 Schooling Show Series - Last Show of 2022 - Oct 15th - 16th
Show Managers: Kim Arnette (512) 567-4784 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Sally Francis (512) 914-4668 Facility Contact: Lily Sellers (512) 894-2390 Show Secretary: Melissa Jefferson (512) 801-6409 email@example.com ****Show office will be open from 1-7pm on the Friday, 7am - close of show Saturday, and 7am - close of show Sunday**** ******Check in for Stalls will start at 1pm on Friday. Special arrangements for trainers with large groups of horses can be accommodated if management is notified far enough in advance. Management reserves the right to assign stalls if entry numbers warrant. Attention!! Management reserves the right to deny or accept entries and/or accept or deny SAME DAY class add-ons based on the size of the show, occurring at approximately 280+ Jumping rounds.
Show Information & Rules Closing Date: The closing date for the show is Wednesday, the week before the week of the show. Stalls will be given to those who enter prior to the closing date and counted as entries come in. Please get your entries in early, as our stalls are somewhat limited! Please include on your entry form if/and how many tack stalls are needed! There are a select few double stalls available, please indicate if a double stall will be needed on the entry form.
Entries: Riders may ONLY enter online using the Google doc Link found on theDSRPRidingSeries.comwebsite. Copy of Coggins and signed liability release can be attached, or bought to show for check -in. A check or credit card number will be required to be left with the show office upon arrival before horse is allowed in the show facility. Please put scheduling and stalling requests in the requests section of the entry form. Show management will do our best to accommodate all requests. Please submit one entry per horse/rider combination. A minor rider’s PARENT or LEGAL GUARDIAN, NOT TRAINER, must sign the Liability Release if rider is under the age of 18. There is a $50 fee for checks returned NSF.
Late Entries – Late Fee $20. Depending on the size of the show, entries may be cut off at entry close date, which will be the Wednesday the week before the the week of the show. In the case of a large show, late entries will be allowed at the Show Management’s Discretion! A late fee will be added to each horse/rider combination entry.
Stalls: Stalls are available within the covered event center. See online form for stall fees. Please mark if/and how many tack stalls are needed! There are a select few double stalls available, please indicate if a double stall will be needed.Shavings must be purchased through DSRP. No Outside Shavings Allowed!!! Shavings will be sold for $9/bag, with a minimum purchase of 2 bags! For stalling requests please note on request section of entry form. Not all requests may be fulfilled Horses must always have water within their stalls. All buckets must be hung from stall wall unless approved by DSRP Management. * Owners are responsible for the cost of repairs for any damage to stalls.DSRP Staff has the right to relocate or ask for the removal of horse(s) from stall if they continuously paw, kick, or cause disturbance to those around them.
Arena Size/Type: The show will be held in an indoor, lighted arena with sandy loam footing. A covered warm-up arena is also available.
Grounds Fee: Please note that there will be a $15 grounds fee charged per day for all horses attending this event, even if not stabled to defray event costs. ALL horses on the property must check-in with the show office and show proof of negative Coggins.
Proof of Negative Coggins Required: This is required of all horses on the property regardless of their entry status.
Attire & Tack: All riders must wear appropriate safety gear to include, at a minimum, shoes with a heel and a properly fitting and secured (with a chin strap) helmet - ASTM/SEI standards. No rider is allowed on the Show Grounds without a proper helmet or attire. Jumper Riders must wear a polo shirt or show shirt with collar and breeches. Coats are OPTIONAL for Hunter Riders!! A polo shirt or Show Shirt with a collar is allowed for the hunter/equitation classes. Tall boots or paddock boots with garter straps are preferred, however Half chaps with matching paddock boots are allowed. Numbers must be displayed on rider or pinned on the saddle pad at all times. Appropriate tack should be used in accordance with traditional standards. Properly fitted standing martingales are allowed for the Hunters. Properly fitted running martingales and standing martingales are allowed for Jumpers. Martingales will not be allowed in the flat classes. Please direct any additional questions concerning tack to management prior to the Show.
Inclement Weather / Cancellation of Activities / Refunds: Due to limited scheduling options at the park, there is no rain date set for this event. However, if cancellation of the show occurs prior to the start date/time due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, refunds will be given of class fees. Once begun, however, the show will go on unless the weather becomes life-threatening; no refunds will be made after the show starts. Refunds for stalls will not be given once a horse has been present in that space. If in doubt, call Kim at (512) 567-4784 or Sally (512) 914-4668 before you haul!
Cancellations/Scratches: Cancellations/scratches will be allowed up until the show number has been picked up. If you must scratch your entry once number has been assigned at the show, the office/medic fee and stall fees must still be paid!! Class fees will be waived. In good faith, management has held this time(s) and space(s) for you, possibly to the exclusion of others. Thus, due to the costs incurred to put on a horse show and in fairness to other competitors, there can be no exceptions to this policy.
Hook-ups: RV hook-ups are available at $45/Night/30 amp or $45/Night/50amp.
Check-in: Check-in at the Show Office is REQUIRED of ALL horses upon arrival on the property to secure a show number for your horse(s) and to verify all information pertinent to you and you and your horse’s entry. You must check-in before your first ride.
Arena Availability & Schooling: ****New This Fall: On Friday, we will be limiting amount of riders allowed in the main show arena for schooling if the show has a large turnout! Please school in a timely manner to allow everyone an opportunity to school in the big arena! Friday Schooling - Big Show Arena: Approx. 1:30pm - 6:30pm (open to all) 6:30pm - 7:30pm (Only Cross-rails and Pole Class Riders) ******Big Arena Closes at 7:30pm for water and drag Saturday Schooling - Big Show Arena: 6:30-7:30am (Only Cross-rails and Pole Class Riders) ****After Course Set for Hunters - 9pm (Schooling for all Hunter Riders) Sunday Schooling - Big Show Arena: 6:00 - 6:30am (Schooling for all Hunter Riders) *****6:30 - 7:00am Closed for course Change and Drag 7:00 - 7:30am(Schooling for Pole and Cross-rail Hunters) *****Small Warm up Arena - Open for warm up at all times, except when drags occurring. *****Lower Small Arena - Open for Lunging at Warm up at all times. Schooling is allowed only for horses entered in the show, or for those who have paid a schooling fee as well as the office/medic fee and stall or grounds fee. Lunging is not permitted in the Big Show Arena but is allowed in the warm-up arena until 15 min prior to start of show. The Lower Small Arena is available for lunging during show.
Medic: Medic will be onsite during the hours of schooling on Friday and beginning at the start of the horse show until the finish of the horse show, both Saturday and Sunday. Outside these hours, the medic will not be onsite. Lodging: Please contact the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center for a complete list of motels and lodging options – (512) 858-4740.
Dogs: Friendly dogs are welcome but must be attached to a responsible human by a leash or be in a kennel. Dogs near arenas must not be disruptive. If so, the dog and attached human will be asked to leave the area. No dogs may be left unattended or tied and left unattended.
Stallions: No Stallions Allowed on the Show Grounds.
Smoking: No smoking, please, in any of the event or barn areas! Show Mission Statement/Show Organizer/Manager's Rights: The purpose of this show is to give riders of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to practice hunter/jumper classes in a fun and safe environment. Management has the right to prohibit, stop, or regulate any action during the course of the activity or while occurring on the site of the activity that the Management deems improper, unsafe, inhumane, or contrary to the best interests of horse sports. Judges’ and management’s decisions are final. Management reserves the right to ask anyone who is acting contrary to the mission of this show to leave the show grounds. Any act of discourtesy or disobedience to the judges or any show officials on the part of owner, manager, trainer, coach, rider, or groom shall disqualify the horse, and the owner shall forfeit his entry and other fees. Please remember we are a show put on mostly with volunteer help. Please be kind to our show staff! Management also reserves the right to limit the classes a horse is entered in, if it is deemed that a horse is being ridden too excessively. Showing in more than 6 over fences classes per day is deemed excessive.
Class Specifications Jumper Divisions
Ground Pole Jumper Division - May only be cross-entered with the Cross Rail Division. Fences: Poles on the Ground - Entry Fee $25/class This division was created to give BEGINNER riders new to the jumper division (both young and older!) an opportunity to practice simple jumper courses, over poles on the ground. Classes will be judged according to Optimum Time. This means that the course must be ridden at the appropriate speed for that level (275m/sec). We are looking for a good trot or steady canter rhythm on a long track, avoiding tight turns or going too fast. The rider with the fewest refusals who knows their courses, and who gets closest to the Optimum Time WINS! 1.Ground Pole Jumpers - Optimum Time, Time 1st Jump-off (1st round- Rider must complete the posted 1st round course correctly, and without refusals. If they do this, they are allowed to stay in the arena, and ride the jump-off course.) 2.Ground Pole Jumpers - Optimum Time, Time 1st Round (All one round. Remember the speed is a good trot or steady canter to be judged according to optimum time.)
Cross Rail Jumper Division - May only be cross-entered with the ground pole jumper division OR the 2’Jumper division, but not BOTH. Fences: Cross Rail. Entry Fee $25/per class 3.Cross Rail Jumpers - Time 1st Jump-off (Optimum Time) 4.Cross Rail Jumpers - Time 1st Round (Optimum Time)
2’ Jumper Division Fences 2’. Open to all. Entry fee: $25/class 5.2’Jumpers (Time 1st Jump-off). 6.2’Jumpers (Time 1st Round).
2’3” Jumper Division Fences: 2’3”. Planks, Flowers, Walls and Gates will possibly be added at the 2’3 Division and stay through the remaining classes. Open to all. Entry fee: $25/class 7.2’3” Jumpers (Time first jump-off) 8.2’3” Jumpers (Time 1st Round)
2’6” Jumper Division Fences: 2’6”. Open to all. Entry fee: $25/class 9.2’6” Jumpers (Time first jump-off) 10.2’6” Jumpers (Time 1st Round)
2’9” Jumper Division Fences: 2’9” Open to all. Entry fee: $25/class 11.2’9” Jumpers (Time first jump-off) 12.2’9” Jumpers (Time 1st Round)
3’ Jumper Division Fences: 3’ Open to all. Entry fee: $25/class 13.3’ Jumpers (Time first jump-off) - Table II, 2(b) 14.3’ Jumpers (Time 1st Round)
3’3” Jumper Division Fences: 3’3” Open to all. Entry fee: $25/class 15.3’3” Jumpers (Time first jump-off) - Table II, 2(b) 16.3’3” Jumpers (Time 1st Round) Hunter Divisions
Ground Pole Hunter/Equitation Division Fences: Course will consist of single poles on the ground with no fill. Course will be shortened with at least one change of direction. Division may only be cross entered with the Cross Rail Hunter/Equitation Division only. Entry Fee: $25/per class. 17.Ground Pole Hunter 18.Ground Pole Equitation 19.Ground Pole Hunter US 20.Ground Pole Equitation on Flat
Cross Rail Hunter/Equitation Division Fences: Course will consist of cross rail hunter jumps with minimal fill, if any (flowers or brush). Course will be shortened with at least one change of direction. Division may only be cross-entered with the ground pole hunter/equitation division OR the 18”/2ft hunter/equitation division, but not BOTH! Entry Fee: $25/per class. 21.Cross Rail Hunter US 22.Cross Rail Equitation on Flat 23.Cross Rail Hunter 24.Cross Rail Equitation
18”/2’ Hunter/Equitation Division Fences: Course will consist of a blend of 18”/2’ Hunter Jumps with minimal fill, if any (flowers or brush). Entry Fee: $25/per class. 25.18”/2’ Hunter 26.18”/2’ Equitation 27.18”/2’ Hunter US 28.18”/2’ Equitation on Flat
2’3” Hunter/Equitation Division Fences: Course will consist of 2’3” Hunter Jumps with fill (such as walls, gates, planks, flowers, and brush). Entry Fee: $25/per class. 29.2’3” Hunter US 30.2’3” Equitation on Flat 31.2’3” Hunter 32.2’3” Equitation
2’3” Hunter Derby (2’6” Option Fence) Fences: Course will consist of 2’3” Hunter Jumps with fill (such as walls, gates, planks, flowers and brush). Option Fence will be set at 2’6”. Entry Fee: $35 Judging: Horse-pony/rider combinations will receive one bonus point for jumping the high option without major fault in both rounds. Handiness points awarded in Round 2 will be computed into overall score. Numeric round scores and bonus points will be announced separately and will be combined for the total round 2 score. Round 1 and 2 scores will be combined to determine final placings. In the case of ties in the overall placings, the handy round scores will be used to break any ties. Round 1 Hunter Classic Course: To be shown over a hunter classic course with some obstacles that simulate those reminiscent of the hunt field. To be judged on performance, hunter pace and style, quality and substance, movement, and brilliance. Round 2 Handy Hunter Course: Course will include a minimum of two "handy options". To be judged on style, brilliance, and handiness. 33. 2’3” Hunter Derby (2’6” Option Fence)
2’6” Hunter/Equitation Division Fences: Course will consist of 2’6” Hunter Jumps with fill (such as walls, gates, planks, flowers and brush). Entry Fee: $25/per class. 34.2’6” Hunter 35.2’6” Equitation 36.2’6” Hunter US 37.2’6” Equitation on Flat
2’9” Hunter/Equitation Division Fences: Course will consist of 2’9” - 3ft Hunter Jumps with fill (such as walls, gates, planks, flowers and brush). Entry Fee: $25/per class. 38.2’9” Hunter US 39.2’9” Equitation on Flat 40.2’9” Hunter 41.2’9” Equitation
Awards -Rosettes awarded for 1st through 6th place in each class. -Champion and Reserve Ribbons will be awarded to both junior and senior age groups in the Jumpers, Hunters and Equitation divisions! *****Due to Covid: Masks are encouraged but not required in the recycled air spaces at DSRP, as well as the arena and stall area where social distancing cannot take place.