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ENTRIES CLOSE MAY 12, 2014

AMATEUR CARDS

See USEF GR 1306: Every person who has reached his 18th birthday and competes in classes for amateurs under USEF rules must possess an Amateur Card issued by the Federation (send copy with entry). Application may be made at the Horse Show Office, paid by CHECK ONLY.
USEF MEMBERS - No Fees. USEF SHOW PASS - Adult & Juvenile Non-Members fee $30.00

STALL ASSIGNMENTS, STABLING AND HORSE VAN PARKING

Stalls with doors will be assigned as entries are received with preference given to previous and consistent exhibitors. Only the Manager has the authority to assign or reassign stalls. ALL HORSES MUST BE STABLED. IF YOU INTEND TO HAUL HORSES IN FOR THE NIGHTLY SESSIONS, THEY MUST ARRIVE, BE UNLOADED AND STABLED PRIOR TO 5:00 PM. HORSE VAN PARKING WILL BE PROVIDED ON THE SHOW GROUNDS ONLY FOR VANS HAULING HORSES FOR NIGHTLY PERFORMANCES AND NOT STABLING HORSES OVERNIGHT. ALL HORSE VANS REQUIRING PERMANENT PARKING FOR THE WEEK MUST BE PARKED AT BOWMAN FIELD AIRPORT. THE STALL MANAGER MUST ESCORT YOUR VAN IN AND OUT OF THIS FACILITY AS IT WILL BE LOCKED AT ALL TIMES.

ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AND GROUNDING

All equipment, regardless of power source, must comply with all Federal, State and local safety codes. All extension cords must be a 3 wire grounded type. All exposed non-current carrying metal parts of fixed equipment, which are liable to be energized, shall be grounded.

ENTRIES

Send copies of registration papers, ASHA membership cards and AHHS membership card of the owner and trainer, and USEF membership cards and ARHPA for owner, rider, and trainer. The Horse Show Committee reserves the right to reject any entry.

JUNIOR EXHIBITORS

The age of a Junior Exhibitor on December 1st, 2013 shall be maintained throughout the entire year.

DOGS

Dogs must be on a leash at all times in accordance with Local Ordinance.

PONY MEASUREMENTS

Every pony must have a current measurement card or form issued by the USEF or CEF and must present it to the Show Secretary before receiving numbers. Please include copies if possible with entry. PONIES WILL BE MEASURED AT 5:00 PM, TUESDAY, JUNE 3 and as needed. NON-MEMBER HORSE/PONY MEASUREMENT FEE: $40.

POST ENTRIES

Entries at the regular fee must be postmarked no later than MAY 14, 2014. POST ENTRIES will be accepted at the regular entry fee plus $10 per horse up to TWO HOURS before the session entered. FOR ENTRIES MADE ONE (1) HOUR OR LESS BEFORE THE SESSION THERE WILL BE A POST ENTRY FEE OF $100.00. ENTRIES MAY BE FAXED. PLEASE NOTE AND OBSERVE THIS DEADLINE.

PRIZE MONEY

Prize money will be paid by check drawn to the order of the PAYEE designated on entry form. Payment will be made promptly by mail thirty (30) days following the closing of the show. PLEASE INDICATE ON ENTRY FORM TO WHOM CHECKS ARE PAYABLE (PAYEE) and include SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OF PAYEE. FAILURE TO INCLUDE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OF PAYEE MAY DELAY RECEIPT OF PRIZE MONEY.

STALLS

One night stalls will be available at $70.00 per night. If you enter more than two times you will be charged full stall fee. All stalls have doors. PLEASE NOTIFY THE OFFICE BEFORE 12 NOON IF YOU WANT A STALL FOR THE NIGHT.

RULES

Every class offered herein is covered by the rules and specifications of the current United States Equestrian Federation rulebook and will be conducted and judged in accordance therewith. Exhibitors are requested to thoroughly acquaint themselves with the rules of the USEF and the Horse Protection Act of 1979 as amended. Any change in the current USEF rulebook will automatically become a part of the Premium list.

USEF SB 101.2
In the event a person files a false affidavit or an affidavit to show change of ownership or change of name without having taken the steps to make the change with the ASHA, the Federation will levy a fine against that person in the amount of $200.

DRUGS AND MEDICATIONS
In compliance with the drug and medication rule, a $16.00 fee will be collected on all horses entered, including equitation's horses. Payment to be included with entries (Drug and medications $8.00, USEF $8.00).

CANCELLATION-REFUNDS
Exhibitors canceling entries in writing prior to the closing date of entries May 12, 2014 shall be entitled to a full refund. Exhibitors canceling entries in writing after May 12 and before May 31, 2014 shall be entitled to a refund of all fees less a $25.00 handling charge only if supported with Veterinarian Certificate giving comprehensive diagnosis.

VETERINARIAN CERTIFICATES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED OR HONORED AFTER
JUNE 3, 2014
**** NO STALL REFUNDS will be made for any entry not canceled in writing prior to MAY 31 unless stalls can be resold. ****

ASHA, AHHS, & ARHPA MEMBERSHIP

To be eligible to show at a USEF Rated Shows all Owners and Trainers of American Saddlebred Horses and Hackney/Harness Ponies must show proof of current membership in the American Saddlebred Horse Association and the American Hackney Horse Society. All trainers, owners, and drivers of Roadster Horses must be members of the ARHPA.

FEES
Stalls $125.00. No first bedding.
One night Stalls - $70.00 per night
USEF Drug Fee per horse - $16.00 (Drugs and Medications - $8.00, USEF $8.00)
USEF Adult & Juvenile Show Pass Fee
OFFICE CHARGE $20.00 per exhibitor

NO STALL RESERVED WITHOUT PAYMENT

FOOTING: Limestone dust, sand and dirt. RING MEASURES: 260' X 125'
WARM-UP AREA: Sand, cinders and dirt

PARKING
A limited number of parking spaces will be available in the Christian Academy parking lot on the West Side of the show grounds at $75.00 each for TRAINERS ONLY. (Limit of one space per stable).

ADMISSION
GENERAL ADMISSION $10.00 per session Tuesday night thru Saturday night.
EXHIBITOR-GROOMS BADGES $35.00 each. All persons entering the show grounds must have a grooms badge or ticket.

PREMIUMS
Premium checks will be mailed promptly after close of show. The social security number of the payee must be given to the office.

Premium

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

$200

$45

$40

$35

$30

$25

$25

$250

$55

$50

$45

$35

$35

$30

$300

$65

$60

$55

$45

$40

$35

$500

$115

$100

$90

$75

$60

$60

$1000

$225

$200

$175

$150

$125

$125

Jackpot

35%

20%

15%

10%

10%

10%

CLOSING OF ENTRIES
Entries close May 12, 2014 except as provided in "Post Entries" section.

PLEASE MAIL YOUR ENTRIES PROMPTLY TO:
ROCK CREEK HORSE SHOW
65 OLD TAYLORSVILLE RD
SHELBYVILLE, KY 40065
PHONE (502) 647-0076

 

USEF MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Life, senior active and junior active members shall be eligible to participate in all classes at Regular Competitions, Eventing Competitions at the Preliminary Level or above and Combined Driving Competitions at the Advanced Level, Dressage, Reining and Vaulting Competitions and Endurance Rides. A nonmember may participate as a handler, rider, driver, owner, lessee, agent, coach or trainer at Regular Competitions. Eventing Competitions, Dressage Competitions, Reining Competitions and Combined Driving Competitions upon payment of a $30 nonmember registration fee. Participants in the following classes are exempted from the Requirements of this rule: 1) leadline; 2) exhibitions; 3) games and races; 4)classes for 4-H members; 5) walk trot and academy classes (academy classes are classes limited to horses used regularly in a lesson program); 6) USDF introductory level tests, pas de deux and quadrille classes; 7)NRHA Endorsed Reining Competitions; 8) Opportunity classes; 9) citizens of other nations who have proof, in English, of current membership in good standing of their own National Federation; 10) USEA beginner novice division; and 11) assistant handlers in Dressage Sport Horse Breeding classes.

MOTORIZED VEHICLES

GR 901.29. Minors who do not have a valid driver's license which allows them to operate a motorized vehicle in the state in which they reside will not be permitted to operate a motorized vehicle of any kind, including, but not limited to, golf carts, motorcycles, scooters, or farm utility vehicles, on the competition grounds of licensed competitions. Minors who have a valid temporary license may operate the above described motorized vehicles as long as they are accompanied by an adult with a valid driver's license. Violations of this rule will be cause for sanctions against the parent(s), guardian(s), and/or trainer(s) who are responsible for the child committing the offense. Penalties may include exclusion of the child, parent(s), guardian(s), and/or trainer(s) from the competition grounds for the remainder of the competition and charges being filed against any of the above individuals in accordance with Rule 7. Wheelchairs and other mobility assistance devices for individuals with disabilities are exempt for this rule.

ATTENTION DEVICES

In consideration of your fellow exhibitors and for the presenting the proper image of the American Saddlebred, attention-getting devices should be used with caution in the warm up and schooling areas. Items such as tape measures, blow horns, split bamboo poles or whips longer than six (6) feet, that would alter the performance of a horse or disturb another horse while performing in a class, will not be allowed at the entrance to the show ring or ringside. Explosives, fire extinguishers and laser beams used as training aids are prohibited on the show grounds before, during or after the show. All such items will be confiscated and offenders will be reported to the USEF. Will be enforced.

SHARPS CONTAINERS

Competition management shall place a minimum of one sharps container per each competition, whether or not stabling is provided. Additionally, at least one sharps container per fifty occupied stalls for the disposal of needles and other disposable sharp instruments in convenient locations in barns housing competition horses. Competition management may fine any individuals including trainers, owners, exhibitors, or their agents up to $100 for improper disposal of needles or other sharp disposable instruments.

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