SADDLE UP Show Series

At Donida Farm 

Saddle Up Shows provide riders of all ages the chance to enjoy a real horse show experience in a relaxed and friendly setting. Classes include Halter & Showmanship, Western, English & Obstacle. Compete in 4 of the 6 shows in the series and you’ll be eligible to win one of our Series High Point Divisional Championships! Shows are held indoors in our large covered arena, and we even offer an indoor arena for warm up and schooling. The show series runs from October through April.

SADDLE UP Series Dates

2021 – 2022 Dates TBD

October 9,2021
November 20, 2021
December 18, 2021

February – TBD
March – TBD
April – TBD

 

Congratulations to our

2020-2021 Saddle Up Schooling

Show Series Champions

UPDATED CLASS LIST TBD

* Class does not count toward Age Division High Point Awards
** Only Classes that count toward Novice Rider High Point

1 WESTERN HALTER, OPEN
2 WESTERN HALTER, THOROUGHBRED ONLY*
3 WESTERN SHOWMANSHIP GREEN HORSE/NOVICE HANDLER**
4 WESTERN SHOWMANSHIP OPEN
5 WESTERN WALK ONLY PLEASURE GREEN HORSE*
6 WESTERN WALK ONLY PLEASURE NOVICE RIDER**
7 WESTERN WALK ONLY PLEASURE OPEN
8 WESTERN WALK ONLY EQUITATION NOVICE RIDER**
9 WESTERN WALK ONLY EQUITATION OPEN
10 WESTERN WALK/JOG PLEASURE GREEN HORSE*
11 WESTERN WALK/JOG PLEASURE NOVICE RIDER**
12 WESTERN WALK/JOG PLEASURE 12 & UNDER
13 WESTERN WALK/JOG PLEASURE 13-17
14 WESTERN WALK/JOG PLEASURE 18 & Over
15 WESTERN WALK/JOG PLEASURE OPEN
16 WESTERN WALK/JOG PLEASURE THOROUGHBRED ONLY*
17 WESTERN WALK/JOG EQUITATION NOVICE RIDER**
18 WESTERN WALK/JOG EQUITATION 12 & UNDER
19 WESTERN WALK/JOG EQUITATION 13-17
20 WESTERN WALK/JOG EQUITATION 18 & Over
21 WESTERN WALK/JOG EQUITATION OPEN
22 WESTERN PLEASURE GREEN HORSE*
23 WESTERN PLEASURE 13-17
24 WESTERN PLEASURE 18 & Over
25 WESTERN PLEASURE OPEN
26 WESTERN PLEASURE THOROUGHBRED ONLY*
27 WESTERN EQUITATION 13-17
28 WESTERN EQUITATION 18 & Over
29 WESTERN EQUITATION OPEN
30 ADVANCED WESTERN EQUITATION
  LUNCH BREAK (OCT Costume Class)
31 ENGLISH HALTER, OPEN
32 ENGLISH HALTER, THOROUGHBRED ONLY*
33 ENGLISH SHOWMANSHIP GREEN HORSE/NOVICE HANDLER**
34 ENGLISH SHOWMANSHIP OPEN
35 ENGLISH WALK ONLY PLEASURE GREEN HORSE*
36 ENGLISH WALK ONLY PLEASURE NOVICE RIDER**
37 ENGLISH WALK ONLY PLEASURE OPEN
38 ENGLISH WALK ONLY EQUITATION NOVICE RIDER**
39 ENGLISH WALK ONLY EQUITATION OPEN
40 ENGLISH WALK/TROT PLEASURE GREEN HORSE*
41 ENGLISH WALK/TROT PLEASURE NOVICE RIDER**
42 ENGLISH WALK/TROT PLEASURE 12 & UNDER
43 ENGLISH WALK/TROT PLEASURE 13-17
44 ENGLISH WALK/TROT PLEASURE 18 & OVER
45 ENGLISH WALK/TROT PLEASURE OPEN
46 ENGLISH WALK/TROT PLEASURE THOROUGHBRED ONLY*
47 ENGLISH WALK/TROT EQUITATION NOVICE RIDER**
48 ENGLISH WALK/TROT EQUITATION 12 & UNDER
49 ENGLISH WALK/TROT EQUITATION 13-17
50 ENGLISH WALK/TROT EQUITATION 18 & OVER
51 ENGLISH WALK/TROT EQUITATION OPEN
52 ENGLISH PLEASURE GREEN HORSE*
53 ENGLISH PLEASURE 13-17
54 ENGLISH PLEASURE 18 & OVER
55 ENGLISH PLEASURE OPEN
56 ENGLISH PLEASURE THOROUGHBRED ONLY*
57 ENGLISH EQUITATION 13-17
58 ENGLISH EQUITATION 18 & OVER
59 ENGLISH EQUITATION OPEN
60 ADVANCED ENGLISH EQUITATION
   
101 OBSTACLE – IN HAND
102 OBSTACLE – WALK ONLY
103 OBSTACLE – WALK/TROT
104 OBSTACLE – WALK/TROT/CANTER

 

Next show: October 9, 2021

 

SHOWMANSHIP PATTERNS:

NOVICE/GREEN  – TBD
OPEN – TBD

STABLING:

 

PRE-ENTRIES ARE NOW ~OPEN~

 

 
 
We are thrilled that this is turning into such a popular event and we are looking forward to seeing you all!!!
***Please note to mark your calendars for Pre-Entry deadline for October’s Saddle Up Show is going to be SUNDAY OCTOBER 3rd at 5:00pm. We need the entire work week to get stalls ready and class lists prepared for shows that may continue to be this big.
 
* Food service will be provided.
* Classes may be size restricted and may be cancelled or combined by show management
* Awards, ribbons and prizes will be distributed in a manner that is considered safe
 

All Pre-Entries must be submitted online!

Note: all pre-entries must be submitted online. Pre-Entries close at 5:00pm on the Sunday before the show. Day-of-Show entries will be accepted in the show office.


ABOUT THE SHOW

Stabling: Stalls will be available after 3pm on the Friday before the show. If you have ANY stabling issues or requests, you MUST contact Denise – dlsunick@yahoo.com. or call 253-334-9842 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.

To keep costs down and fees from increasing, competitors are asked to please pick their stalls of soiled bedding and manure before departing. Stripping is not necessary.

You MUST pre-enter online to reserve an overnight stall for Friday night, no exceptions.

Pre-Entries always close on the SUNDAY before the show at 5:00pm

No refunds for cancellation after the closing date unless you have a doctor or vet slip

Same-Day Entries at Post Entry Pricing will be accepted. Stabling will be the portable stalls

DEFINITIONS FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SHOW SERIES

  • NOVICE RIDER: Any rider in their first 2 years of showing (May not Cross-Enter into Canter Classes)
  • GREEN HORSE: Any horse in it’s first or second year of showing (Green Horse classes do not count for high point)
  • RIDER AGE: Age as of the first show of the series (October 24, 2020)

DAILY HIGH POINT

Horse and Rider pairs who earn points in their Division will win a Daily High Point Award in one of the following:

  • Novice Western Rider
  • Western Rider 12 & Under
  • Western Rider 13-17
  • Western Rider 18 & Over
  • Novice English Rider
  • English Rider 12 & Under
  • English Rider 13-17
  • English Rider 18 & Over
  • Thoroughbred T.I.P. award

SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP

Horse and Rider pairs who earn points in a minimum of 3 of the 6 shows will be eligible to win a Series High Point Award in one of the following divisions:

  • Novice Western Rider
  • Western Rider 12 & Under
  • Western Rider 13-17
  • Western Rider 18-49
  • Vintage Western Rider 50 & Over
  • Novice English Rider
  • English Rider 12 & Under
  • English Rider 13-17
  • English Rider 18-49
  • Vintage English Rider 50 & Over
  • Thoroughbred (T.I.P. award) Awarded by TIP

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Thoroughbred Only Classes and High Points

The following Thoroughbred only classes are included at the show:

  • Halter – Thoroughbred Only
  • Western Walk/Jog Pleasure – Thoroughbred Only
  • Western Pleasure – Thoroughbred Only
  • English Walk/Trot Pleasure – Thoroughbred Only
  • English Pleasure – Thoroughbred Only

The points earned in these classes are added to the Age appropriate & Open points earned at the same show to calculate the weekend High Point Thoroughbred Overall To qualify for weekend High Point Thoroughbred Overall Award, you must show in 2 of the 3 Daily Thoroughbred Classes. The Series Champion will qualify by showing at least 4 of the 6 shows.

TIP Awards

The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) Series High Point Award uses the same point system. TIP High Point Awards are available at each show. Please join us to compete for those!!

All Thoroughbred Only Classes and High Point Awards are provided by the Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.). Winners must be registered with T.I.P. to qualify. Get More information and your Free T.I.P. number HERE

STAFF

Show & Stable Manager: Denise Sunick, dlsunick@yahoo.com
Show Secretary: Jeannette Parrett, horseshowjet@hotmail.com

 

SHOW RULES

1. A signed copy of this 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, or leave blank check with the show secretary.
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, 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.
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.
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.
16. “A” barn washracks are reserved for Donida Farm boarders only. Public rack outside “C” barn, “D” barn, and “E” barn
17. Pick up garbage and place in or next to dumpster or cans.
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. Please pick your stalls of manure & debris before you leave the show grounds
21. No riding on racetrack
22. Donida Farm boarders have the right to use the warm-up areas.

NOTE: Classes may be combined, divided or cancelled upon manager’s decision. Prizes: 1-5 place ribbons awarded in each class. Award to first w/ 3 or more. 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 Concessions are available on the show grounds.

Schooling only: If you just want to bring a horse to school, you will need to pay for a day stall ($25.00) and a schooling fee of $35.00 for warm up arena use only. Horses must wear their number and abide by the rules. Any dangerous horse may be asked to leave.

*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. Cancellation of entries with certificates will have class fees only refunded.