Skidmore College Saratoga Horse 2019 Show

— 22 — RULES, REGULATIONS, AND GENERAL INFORMATION “EVERY CLASS OFFERED HEREIN WHICH IS COVERED BY THE RULES AND SPECIFICATIONS OF THE CURRENT USEF RULE BOOK WILL BE CONDUCTED AND JUDGED IN ACCORDANCE THEREWITH.” The Skidmore College Saratoga Horse Shows are governed by the rules and specifications of the USEF, USHJA, and Zone II. For more information, conditions, and specifications, please visit these websites: , , , , and This competition also is recognized by the CDHJC ( CONDITIONS OF COMPETITION: 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 $45 Show Pass 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 (exception: Friesian performance FR222) 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. NEW YORK STATE: New York regulations require that all equines be covered by official interstate health certificates, issued by a licensed veterinarian, showing that the animals are free from any symptoms of any infectious or communicable disease. The certificate shall include the name of the owner and address, destination in NY, number of horses examined, the name, registration number(s), if any, tattoo, if any, sex, age, rectal temperature, color, and markings of each animal listed. Health certificates will become void after 30 days from issue. Health certificates must show animals to be negative to an equine infectious anemia test within the past 12 months. Equine Influenza vaccines EHV 1 and EHV 4: within 6 months (180 days) of each show: Date of test and approved laboratory must be shown on health certificate. STABLING: Stalls will be temporary, housed under canvas and stall doors will be provided at a fee of $275 per week. Premier permanent stall fees are $325 per week and will be allocated through the stabling manager. The Management reserves the right to limit stalls . No refunds on stalls after the closing date of entries. SCHS does not permit the use of any nails, fencing staples, screws, duct tape , or any other things to be driven into any portion of the stalls or buildings, nor the signs to be affixed, with any type of material(s) that may cause damage, changes, alterations, repairs, painting or staining of any part of the stalls or buildings. Any erection or installation of equipment must be made with material(s) that are temporary and will not cause permanent damage such as zip-ties, Velcro, light duty staples, masking tape, etc. Trailers and vans may not park in the stabling area and may only park in an area specified by the Stabling Office. Horses that are entered but not stabled at the horse show will be charged a $100 grounds fee. PADDOCKS: Offered on a first come, first serve basis, 30’ x 30’ turn out paddocks and 60’ x 60’ turn out paddocks are available for $300/$350 per week respectively. Please order your paddocks on your entry blanks. FEED and BEDDING (Please pre-order prior to arrival): The Horse Show Office will process all orders for Feed and Bedding . Please send your order with your entries, using enclosed order form. Credit card or open check is required and No delivery on Sundays . 24 hours is required between order and delivery prior to show. Orders must be made by 12:00 PM for same day delivery during the show . No outside bedding will be permitted on the show grounds. A $100 clean out fee will be charged to those bringing in outside bedding. Only shavings may be used in the stalls. Bedding on straw is prohibited except when the horse’s health is at issue. Please obtain prior approval from the Horse Show Office. Additional cleanout fee may apply. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE: Horses may arrive no earlier than NOON on the Monday prior to the show and leave no later than 9 PM, on the final day of the show. Any exceptions must be cleared with management. The rings will be closed on Mondays. HORSE SHOW OFFICE: THE OFFICE will be open one (1) hour prior to the start of the show and will close one-half (1/2) hour upon the conclusion of that day’s classes. Saratoga Spring Show : The office will be open Monday, April 29 th from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Tuesday, May 7 th from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Tuesday May 14 th from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm for Rider Number pickup. Saratoga Classic : The office will be open Monday, June 10 th from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Tuesday June 18 th from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm for Rider Number pickup. Saratoga Summer : The office will be open Monday, August 12 th from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm for Rider Number pickup. The HORSE SHOW SECRETARY must be notified of any splitting of horse show bills (i.e./tack stalls, tables etc.) by noon FRIDAY of each horse show week. ENTRIES: Entries accepted on a first come, first serve basis . ENTRIES CLOSE and must be RECEIVED by Wednesday, April 10 for the Saratoga Spring Show, Wednesday, May 15 for the Saratoga Classic, and Friday, July 19 for the Saratoga Summer Show. No entry will be processed for acceptance unless accompanied by a completed and signed entry form AND payment in full by check or valid credit card for the stall and office fees for each horse entered. Open checks WILL NOT be accepted for stall, office, and nomination fee payment. Entry forms will be accepted only when signed by the owner, trainer and each rider, or their authorized agent and accompanied by payment for the above mentioned fees. PAYMENT in full for each show must be made individually. Payments are due no later than one hour after the last class on the last day of each scheduled competition. Horses/Riders will not be allowed to compete in subsequent weeks until payment in full is received for the prior week. Exhibitors shall be responsible for all entry, office, stall, and nomination fees of all horses entered by them or their agent. RETURNED CHECKS : A fee of $50.00 will be charged for any checks returned for any reason . Horses that show in a class in which they are not entered will be charged double the entry fee for that class. NON-SHOWING HORSES: Due to the limited number of stalls available, non-showing horses will be required to pay a fee of $150 in addition to their stall fee. Horses must be registered on an entry form with the show secretary and with the stabling manager. Management reserves the right to charge any horse not accumulating entry fees of $100 an additional non-showing fee. POST ENTRIES : Post Entries, if able to be accepted and will be charged a late fee of $50.00 . SCRATCHES: Once entered, no horse may be scratched without a vet certificate. Entry fees will be refunded after a scratch fee of $50.00 is deducted. If the entry fee is by division only, no money can be refunded after the start of the division. STALL AND OFFICE FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE. PRIZE MONEY : All recipients of prize money must complete an IRS form W-9 and may receive an IRS form 1099. Prize Money will be applied to your bill. Recipients of prize money that is deducted from their show bill must also complete a W-9 form. Any prize money over the amount of the bill will be mailed within thirty (30) days of the close of the competition. Checks will be payable to the owner, unless otherwise stated and will be paid only when a completed W-9 has been provided to the Horse Show office.