Blenheim EquiSports Young Hunter Series, Presented By Brookway Stables
$28,000 IN OVERALL PRIZE MONEY
PLUS discounted stabling and complimentary show fees
18 Qualifying Events to be held throughout the Blenheim EquiSports 2019 Horse Show Season, March thru September, Finals to be held in September – qualifying season commences March 20 & concludes September 11, 2019
Entry Fee: $0
Prize Money: $1000
Format: Two Round Hunter Classic using a designated class within each division as the First Round of the Classic; Round Two to include the Top 12 from all Young Hunter age group sections, based on scores received in Round One, returning to compete over a second round classic hunter course at their respective height as shown in Round One; 3’6” to commence first in Round Two, followed by 3’3” & 3’;
Eligibility: Open to all Young Hunter age group sections (5 & U – 3’; 6 & U – 3’3”; 7 & U – 3’6”); Six horses are required to compete for the Young Hunter Classic to be considered held — Horses to receive USEF HOTY points for each Classic placing; Horses may be ridden by a professional, junior or amateur; There is no limit to the number of horses a rider may compete.
The 2019 Blenheim EquiSports Young Hunter Finals, presented by Brookway Stables, will offer $10,000 in prize money and will be held during Blenheim Fall Tournament, September 11 – 15, 2019.
- All Horses must have competed in ONE (1) Blenheim Young Hunter Classic within the stated qualifying period OR pay the $250 Pay to Compete Fee plus the additional Finals entry fee;
- To be officially considered, the Blenheim EquiSports Young Hunter Final Declaration Page provided by Blenheim EquiSports must also be completed upon entry deadline (entries will be required to prove eligibility);
- Riders are not required to have participated in the Blenheim Young Hunter Series to compete in the Final;
- There is no restriction on the number of horses any one rider may compete and horses may be ridden by a professional, junior, or amateur rider;
- Six entries are required to be entered and have competed for the Finals to count toward USEF HOTY points.
Order of Go: Random – Computer Drawn; Seven Years old and Under to compete first in Round One, followed by the Six Year Olds, and then Five Years Old; Five Years Old to compete first in Round Two, followed by the Six Year Olds and then the Seven Year Olds.
Format: Two Round Hunter Classic format; to be scored under the open numerical judging system. To be shown over a classic type course set at 3’, 3’3” & 3’6” in height. The top 12 horses will return to jump a second round in reverse order of their scores from Round One—see Order of Go for additional format; In case of ties, order of those tied will be drawn. Scores will be averaged from both rounds to determine the overall placing. In case of a tie for first place only, the tied horses will jump a third round over a shortened course to break the tie. In all other ties, the prize money will be added and divided equally and riders will toss a coin for the ribbons. The Finals will not count towards a Show or USEF Championship; however, horses will receive points – using the USEF “Hunter Classic” point structure – towards USEF HOTY A
Attire/Awards: Formal Attire. Trophy to first, one set of Ribbons thru 12th place; prize money divided as follows: 30%, 22%, 13%, 8%, 6%, 5%, 4%, 3%, 3%, 2%, 2%, 2%; Additional Awards to be presented to the Winning Owner, Winning Trainer, Best Turned Out Horse, Winning Rider, and to the Highest Placing Horse within each Age Group section.
Entry Fee: $350 plus the $250 Pay to Compete Fee if applicable
Blenheim Equisports Young Hunter Championships, presented by Brookway Stables
The Marcia “Mousie” Williams Perpetual Trophy
Karli Postel aboard SEBASTIAN
Allison LaJoie aboard PLAYBOY