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QUALIFYING New Jersey Pony Club - 2024 Dressage Rally

Presented By New Jersey Pony Club

May 5, 2024 - May 5, 2024

Open: 3/18/2024
Close: 4/14/2024

United States Equestrian Team Foundation

Peapack and Gladstone, NJ

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This competition is only open to members of New Jersey Region Pony Club. This is a qualifying event for Pony Club Championships.


Additional instructions with Class and Rally descriptions can be found under the "Special Directions" section.

This competition is only open to members of New Jersey Region Pony Club. This is a qualifying event for Pony Club Championships.


Additional instructions with Class and Rally descriptions can be found under the "Special Directions" section.

Competitions and Levels

  • Pony Club

    • REGULAR Qualifying Champs
      $100
      Please Indicate Tests in Notes Before Checkout
      Must add either Freestyle OR Pas de Deux
    • REGULAR Qualifying Champs - Freestyle Option
      $0
      Add on for REGULAR Qualifying Champs
    • REGULAR Qualifying Champs - Pas de Deux Option
      $0
      Add on for REGULAR Qualifying Champs
    • MODIFIED Qualifying Champs
      $100
      Please Indicate Tests in Notes Before Checkout

Event Details

Policies

See Current 2024 Dressage Rulebook, Article 36—Competitor Attire

https://www.ponyclub.org/ContentDocs/Activities/Rulebooks/2024/2024%20Dressage%20Rulebook%20WEB.pdf

Coggins Required for ALL HORSES: Your entry is not considered complete until we have this document. All documents must be received by April 22.

Late entries past April 14 will be charged an additional $50 fee.

Test changes past April 14 will be charged an additional $50 fee.


No Refunds, Entries, or Changes after April 22!

All Competitors: USET liability form are required and can be uploaded directly to your account on Blue Horse. Your entry is not considered complete until we have this document. All documents must be received by April 22.


DCs: Must submit Coaches forms and Stable Manager info with releases to Secretaries prior to the day of the event.


Non-Qualifying competitors who want obtain approval of prohibited bits or equipment: Email NJ Regional Supervisor Katie Bunca at katiebunca@gmail.com

Logistics

North Field, exact per trailer parking instructions to follow.

Qualifying Rally

7 a.m. Trailers may begin arriving 

8 a.m. Rally officially begins 

8:15 a.m Stable area will be closed to parents

8:20 a.m. HM briefing

8:45 a.m. Jogs for participants 


Non-Qualifying Rally

11 a.m. Participants to arrive 

12 p.m. Stable area will be closed to parents 

12:15 p.m. HM briefing 


**Individual ride times will be posted on StartBox**

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4EA9A82BA7F49-48827722-dressage#/

Other

Rising Star

(Sponsored by A Hope Equestrian Lebanon, NJ http://www.ahopeequestrian.com/)

Given to the rider with the highest combined score who is competing in their first qualifying dressage rally.


Stable Manager

(Sponsored by Coat Defense https://coatdefense.com/)

Given to the stable manager with the overall highest team management score.


Best-Turned Out

(Sponsored by Dover Saddlery Branchburg, NJ https://stores.doversaddlery.com/new-jersey/branchburg-nj)

Awarded to the best turned out horse and rider combination as chosen by the horse management judge.


Spirit of Barbara Hay Award

(Sponsored by New Jersey Region Pony Club)

Named for the legendary horsewoman Barbara Hay, this award celebrates a rider or stable manager that embodies good sportsmanship, horsemanship, respect, camaraderie, organization, and elegance. This person pays tribute to her enduring legacy of dedication, grace, and skill in the horse industry as chosen by the TD and/or horse management judge.


Food and Beverages

Angelo's Kitchen food truck will have food for purchase 8am to 4pm (including Mexican for Cinco de Mayo)

https://angeloskitchen21.com/

Water jug refill stations will be placed through the grounds. Spectators and competitors are encouraged to bring a bottle of water to assure they stay hydrated.


Additional Staff

Onsite EMT –  Sean & Melissa Lynch

Vet for Jogs – Dr. Michael Fugaro, Mountain Pointe Equine


Please plan to bring water for your horses. There will be a spigot on property for horse drinking water and wash buckets, but it may not be nearby your location.


There will be a plant sale fundraiser on premises to benefit Somerset Hills Pony Club.


No Dogs or Other Pets Allowed



ALL ENTRIES


*PLEASE REVIEW THE TEST COMBINATIONS AND QUALIFYING INFO TO DETERMINE WHAT TO ENTER.

*All tests will be split into JUNIOR (youth) and SENIOR (adult) divisions.

*Please indicate your CLUB NAME in the "Pony Club Affiliation" and “Team Name” sections.

*Remember to indicate your tests of choice in the special requests box on the final page of your entry.

*For Regular Qualifying Riders ONLY, if signing up for a Regular Qualifying test you must also register for a Freestyle or Pas de Deux.  


*Here is how to get a minor added to Blue Horse Entries:

1) Under profile settings, click on the Rider Under 18 tab. 

2) Complete a brief, one-time ID verification process that enhances security and safety by ensuring accuracy of parent and guardian information. 

3) Click to add a rider under 18 and add their details. 

4) Once saved to an account, when they go to register for an event, they will select either themselves or their child as the rider on the first step of the entry process.



QUALIFYING RALLY INFO (REGULAR AND MODIFIED)


Who may qualify:

Regular Champs -  C1 or higher, 12 years of older 

Modified Champs - D2 or higher, 10 years or older 


Arena: 

Tests will be ridden in the large (20m x 60m) area 


Tests: 

Regular Champs competitors will ride Test #2 and #3 at their chosen level from Training Level to Fourth level and will ride a musical or Pas de Deux.

Modified Champs competitors will ride Test #1 and Test #2 at their chosen level from Training Level to Fourth level.

Please enter according to the list below. Please indicate your chosen tests on entry.

REGULAR Qualifying Champs - C1 Riding or higher, Junior and Senior Divisions

(Choose Test #2 and Test #3 at Training - Fourth Level)

REGULAR Qualifying Champs - Freestyle - C1 Riding or higher, Junior and Senior Divisions

REGULAR Qualifying Champs - Pas de Deux - C1 Riding or higher, Junior and Senior Divisions

MODIFIED Qualifying Champs - D2 Riding or higher, Junior and Senior Divisions

(Choose Test #1 and Test #2 at Training - Fourth Level)


Special Notes:

**NO Whips no longer than 47.2 inches including the lash.

**Please review the new USDF bit rules.**


Championships Eligibility Requirements:

For Modified Training Level—Complete a standard or modified Dressage rally at the competition level and earn a minimum score of 55% on Test 2.

For Regular Training Level—Complete Test 2, Test 3, and a musical freestyle at standard Dressage rally at the competition level. Earn a minimum score of 60% on Test 3.

For Modified First Level and Up- Complete a standard or modified Dressage rally at the competition level and earn a minimum score of 55% on Test 2.

First Level and Up— Complete Test 2, Test 3, and a musical freestyle at standard Dressage rally at the competition level. Earn a minimum score of 60% on Test 3.


Governing Rules:  

USPC Rulebook for Dressage Competition 

USPC Horse Management Handbook & Rules for Competition



Name
Sara Silkotch
Email
saras@njregionpc.org
Name
Laura Marcelli
Email
luabean@aol.com
Name
Erin Laurent
Role
Dressage: Judge
Name
Annemarie Cochrane
Role
Dressage: Judge
Name
Peggy Hipple
Role
Dressage: Judge
Name
Annette Ruths
Role
Pony Club: Judge
Name
Elizabeth Williams
Role
Technical Delegate

United States Equestrian Team Foundation

1 School House Lane

Peapack and Gladstone, NJ 07934

New Jersey Pony Club
Organizer of QUALIFYING New Jersey Pony Club - 2024 Dressage Rally