Donida Dressage Schooling Show Series

Donida Farm Dressage Schooling Shows provide the opportunity to ride a dressage test in a recognized show setting but with the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of a schooling show. Perfect for riders new to competition or young horses starting their show careers. Classes are held both indoors and outdoors. Pending weather. Classes offered range from Intro Level all the way to Grand Prix, as well as USEA Eventing dressage tests and USEF Western dressage tests. You can also compete in Musical Freestyle in front of a judge or ride a practice freestyle test. 

Donida Dressage Dates

Ride & Run –

September 19, 2020

November 14, 2020

December 5, 2020

February 20, 2021

RETURNING TO TRADITIONAL DRESSAGE SCHEDULING

March 20. 2021

April 10, 2021

 
 

Class List

1. Intro Level Test A (short court)
2. Intro Level Test B (short court)
3. Intro Level Test C (short court)
4. USEA Eventing Dressage TOC (short court)
5. USEF Western Dressage TOC (short court)
6. Training Level Test 1
7. Training Level TOC
8. Training Level Test 3
9. First Level Test 1
10. First Level TOC
11. First Level Test 3
12. Second Level TOC
13. Third Level TOC
14. Fourth Level TOC
15. FEI TOC
16. Musical Freestyle
17. Sport Horse In-Hand Triangle
18. Fix Feet on the Ground

We are returning to regular Dressage Scheduling (with Covid precautions)

Until we are relieved of the Covid 19 Health Regulations,

Please read through all of the Rules before making a decision to attend.

IF you are not prepared to comply with the COVID Protocol, please do NOT sign up!

Here is the ruling: Due to Covid-19 a *Temporary* $5.00 Covid Fee will be charged to cover the additional costs of upholding the regulations until the additional steps are no longer required by the county/state.
* Riders and One person are allowed. sorry NO outside spectators.* please be aware that human temperature will be requested at the facility entrance.
* Masks must be worn by all non mounted persons, unless health restricted with a doctor’s note

 Dressage Schooling Show – MARCH 20, 2021 ENTRIES are

Open ~HERE~

FINAL DRESSAGE SCHEDULE

ALL RIDERS MUST SIGN THE DONIDA FARM COVID BEST PRACTICES & CODE OF CONDUCT FORM

Please print from the link below, fill it out and bring it with you to the show

COVID schooling show w code of conduct

Note: All entries must be submitted online. Entries close at 5pm on the Sunday before the show unless the show fills sooner. DO NOT WAIT to get your entries in, we expect to fill three rings

STABLING:

Stabling: Stalls will be available after 1pm on the Friday before the show. If you have ANY stabling issues/requests you MUST contact Denise – 253-334-9842/dlsunick@yahoo.com. Riders are NOT allowed to make changes to the stabling ie: moving stall labels. We assign stabling for a variety or reasons and any/all changes MUST go through Denise.


About the Show

Classes may be combined, divided or cancelled upon manager’s decision.

WE WILL BE USING THE 2019 TESTS (not all tests have changed)

Riders may ride more than once in each class. Be sure to indicate which test you are riding in the Test of Choice (TOC) classes. If you do not indicate a test, we will put you in Test 3. Ride times will be posted on here by Wednesday pm.

Prizes: 1-5 place ribbons awarded in each class. Award to first with 3 or more entries in the class.

Warm Up and Schooling: We provide an indoor arena for warm-up in addition to our spacious outdoor rings. Lunging is permitted in designated outdoor lunging areas only.

Ride Times: Preliminary Ride Times will be posted online by Wednesday evening. Finals will be posted in the show office

Riders with Multiple Horses entered in the show will be scheduled with the goal to give you 45 minutes between rides. Please be prepared with your own support to be able to accommodate whatever horse/tack changes you need to make. Riding multiple horses in the same class may not be feasible. Hors Concours: Riders may opt to ride in front of a judge and receive comments and scores but not be placed in the class. These rides may be out of order to meet time/spacing requirements of the rider who isn’t concerned with the placings or awards. Hors Concours (HC) riders shall wear their number upside down while riding to indicate they are not competing.

Concessions are available on the show grounds.

Stabling: Stalls will be available after 3pm on the Friday before the show. If you have ANY stabling issues/requests you MUST contact Denise – 253-334-9842/dlsunick@yahoo.com. Riders are NOT allowed to make changes to the stabling ie: moving stall labels. We assign stabling for a variety or reasons and any/all changes MUST go through Denise.

*No refund of entry fees without a vet or physicians certificate. The only exception would be if the weather forces cancellation or shut down of show. In the event of a show cancellation: Class & stall fees will be automatically refunded. No Roll-Over of fees to any other show.

STAFF

Show manager: Gwen Blake 360-507-9306 (phone or text) go410s@aol.com
Show secretary: Jeannette Parrett, horseshowjet@hotmail.com

SHOW RULES

1. A signed copy of the Rules Form must be turned in prior to your first class.
2. Anyone under 18 years of age must wear an ASTM/SEI-approved equestrian safety helmet.
3. This is a schooling show, show attire not required. All participants must wear boot with at least 1” heels. No shorts please.
4. Participants must pay for all classes in full prior to the start of the show.
5. The judges’ decisions are final.
6. Grounds for disqualification and expulsion w/o a refund: unsportsmanlike conduct, use of severe bits or training devices, unruly or out-of-control horses, mistreatment of any horse as determined by show staff or judges, or exhibiting a horse that is exhausted, injured, or lame.
7. Any disputes or problems during the show should be brought to the attention of the show manager at the show office.
8. Horses should not be tied to any arena fence, stall, or any place that would constitute a hazard. Horses may not be tied to trailers. Owners will be responsible for any damages
9. Park horse trailers in designated trailer parking area only.
10. Spectator parking in designated area only.
11. Keep fire lanes open at all times.
12. No horses allowed onto facility without being stalled and release signed. Use only your assigned stall. Donida Farm Boarders have the right to use the warm-up areas.
13. No dogs allowed on the show grounds
14. Please lunge in designated areas only.
15. Use manure wagons to dispose of stall manure only. Please clean stall of manure & urine soiled bedding before you leave.
16.Pick up garbage and place in or next to dumpster or cans.
17. A-barn wash-racks for boarder residents only. Public rack outside “C” barn, “D” barn, and “E” barn
18. No stall construction changes allowed. Any damage to stalls will incur a fee.
19. No nails in stall. Tack stalls will be charged $20.00 for nails.
20. No riding on racetrack
21. Scored tests, ribbons & awards will be available on the deck of the large indoor arena when a class is complete. Results will be posted on the large board outside of the show office and results will be announced on the PA generally within one(1) hour of the end of the final ride in each class. Unclaimed tests & ribbons will be held in the show office only until the following show or 30 days from the final show. Please designate someone to pick up your tests & ribbons if you can not stay for results. We do not mail tests or prizes.