Donida Farm 2020 Best Practices

Best Practices

For this show, we will be observing the following practices and expect competitors to comply with all signage and published information. Updates and additions to this list may be published at any time and will be distributed electronically to all competitors.

It is your responsibility to disseminate the information to everyone in your group.

Temperatures  –  Will be taken upon entering the facility every day. You should check your temperature before leaving for the show. Temperatures need to be 99.5 F (37.5 C) or below. If temperature is above 99.5 please contact show management and stay home.

USEF Waiver  –  Everyone entering the show grounds will be signing a NEW USEF Waiver and Release form.  Once you have signed the form you will receive a wrist bracelet that must be warn all weekend.  This includes all people in your group, owner, trainer, coach, groom and parent.

Face Masks   –  Are required and everyone is expected to bring their own. A participant may choose to wear a facemask or face covering when mounted on a horse and cannot be disqualified or penalized for doing so while competing. If you have a problem following the face mask or temperature rule you may be asked to leave the show grounds by show management. If you have a doctor’s note stating you have a medical condition that prevents you from wearing a mask, you must submit it to the show office.

Social Distancing  –  A minimum, of six feet is the separation required. Groups who travel together may work out their own distancing but face masks must be worn at all times other than when mounted.

Hand Washing  –  Must be done often in addition to the use of sanitizers.

Office Contact  –  Will be by text, email or phone. If a problem is deemed to be too complicated, the office will be open. Masks must be worn and social distancing observed by everyone needing assistance. Rider packets will be available at the show office on a table for pickup.

Warm-u  –  On show days, do not expect to enter any warm-up arena more than one hour prior to your designated time. Any equipment/attire/grooming/training items left unattended in any “common” area within the showgrounds will be removed.

Allowed on grounds  –  Coaches, riders, grooms and Parent will be allowed on the grounds. Each individual must be recorded with the office, must sign the USEF releases and must wear a wrist band at all times. No exceptions! (Each rider gets two additional persons which includes: Coach, groom, and/or Parent for a minor rider.)

Hospitality  –  All bleacher seating and hospitality areas will be closed. There will be some food available on the show grounds. Management will be providing water for all competitors. It will be available by the arenas.

Spectators  –  No spectators will be allowed on the show grounds.

Awards  –  Awards will be on a table near the show office and competitors are to observe social distancing when picking up their tests, ribbon and/or trophy. The competitor may also bring a self-addressed, stamped envelope for tests to be mailed.

Scoreboard  –  Classes will be on and the final results for the day will be posted at the show office and competitors are to observe social distancing when at the score board. Results may be emailed to competitor upon request