Kentucky Spring Premier Horse Show

April 13-15, 2017

   

 

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT THE KENTUCKY SPRING PREMIER SHOW! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KENTUCKY SPRING PREMIER HORSE SHOW

ENTRIES CLOSE APRIL 3, 2017

KENTUCKY SPRING PREMIER HORSE SHOW
RULES AND REGULATIONS
ALL OWNERS AND EXHIBITORS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY CAUSED OR CONTRIBUTED TO BY THEM, THEIR AGENTS OR THEIR ANIMALS TO BARNS OR OTHER PROPERTIES AND TO PERSONS ON THE SHOW GROUNDS AND WILL BE BILLED ACCORDINGLY. IN NO INCIDENT WILL THE KENTUCKY HORSE PARK OR THE KENTUCKY SPRING PREMIER HORSE SHOW BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE IN ACCIDENTS OR DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR ANIMALS OR LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY SUSTAINTED IN ANY WAY TO EXHIBITORS, SPECTATORS, EMPLOYEES OR ANY OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES. NOR WILL THE KENTUCKY HORSE PARK OR THE KENTUCKY SPRING PREMIER HORSE SHOW AND ITS MANAGEMENT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ARTICLES LOST OR STOLEN. IT WILL BE THE CONDITIONS OF ANY ENTRY AT THE KENTUCKY SPRING PREMIER TO HOLD BLAMELESS ANY PARTIES CONNECTED TO THE SHOW FOR ANY TYPE OF LOSS.

·         ENTRY DEADLINE: All Entries close April 3, 2017.  Entries postmarked after this date will be charged post entry fees regardless of qualification date. POST ENTRIES ARE REGULAR FEE PLUS $10 per class.  ENTRIES CAN NOT BE ACCEPTED UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY CHECK INCLUDING STALL FEES.  STALLS WILL NOT BE RESERVED WITHOUT PAYMENT IN FULL.

·         Entries may also be paid by credit card by calling 859-457-0841 or on the entry.

·         YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY OR FEDERAL TAX ID NUMBER IS REQUIRED TO RECEIVE A PREMIUM CHECK

·         There will be no open charge accounts without an open check in the office.

·         Every exhibitor, owner, agent or trainer must sign the entry blank and be accompanied by a check covering all fees and charges.

·         All Entries are required to have a Certificate of Equine Infectious Anemia Test (Coggins Test) within the past twelve months as required by the Kentucky State Veterinarian. No exceptions. ALL HORSES MUST HAVE A HEALTH CERTIFICATE issued by a veterinarian within the past 120 days with a temperature on each animal.

·         STALLS: Horse and tack stalls are $130 each for the entire show. Grounds Fee $30 per Entry (Showing with no Stall). NO FIRST BEDDING PROVIDED. All stalls are 10 X 10 PVC panel permanent box stalls equipped with sliding doors and equimix asphalt flooring.

·         BARN AISLES: Horses may be unloaded in the barn area but VANS MUST BE REMOVED FROM AREA IMMEDIATELY THEREAFTER. VEHICLES MUST BE PARKED ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREAS. ANY VEHICLE PARKED IN THE BARN AREA, ON THE GRASS OR AREAS OTHERWISE DESIGNATED AS NON-PARKING AREAS WILL BE TICKETED AND TOWED per rules from the Kentucky Horse Park.

·         COURTESY TO OFFICIALS: Any act of discourtesy to the judges on the part of any exhibitor, owner, trainer or groom shall disqualify the horse and rider.

·         CONTROL OF HORSES: Horses must be kept under control at all times. At the discretion of the judges and/or steward, horses may not be allowed to compete. Owner will forfeit entry fees.

·         UNITED PROFESSIONAL HORSEMAN’S ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP: All exhibitors showing in Challenge Cup Classes must be Junior Members of UPHA.

·         TIME OUTS: Only one (1) 5-minute time out may be requested per exhibitor per class. In case of casting a shoe or breakage of equipment in the paddock, the gate may be held no more than 3 minutes. There will be no delay after the first horse enters the ring, at which time the gate will be held for 2 minutes.

·         THE HORSE SHOW COMMITTEE decision shall be final and shall decide all questions not covered in these rules and regulations.

·         PARKING: All exhibitors will be required to pay a one-time fee of $5 upon arrival and/or may purchase a parking pass for the remainder of show days. Please park only in designated areas.

·         PARKING (Grounds Fee) DAY PASS: Horse trailer day passes are required for all competitors showing out of their trailer and must be purchased for $30. All trailers must park in approved lot.  NO PARKING is allowed in the Barn area

·         CANCELLATION/SCRATCHES: Exhibitors canceling their entries after the official closing for any reason shall forfeit the accumulation of entry and stall fees. All scratching of horses at the show must be done at the show office one hour before the start of the session in which they are to compete. PLEASE MAKE SCRATCHES EARLY AND BE CONSIDERATE TO OTHER EXHIBITORS.

·         CHAMPIONSHIPS: To be eligible horses must have been entered, shown and judged in any other class of its division or section. The Horse Show officials may exercise their rights to limit Championship/Stake Class entries to the ribbon winners from the qualifying classes.

·         STAKES: Horses need not qualify to be eligible to show in Stakes Classes.

·         RING DIMENSIONS: Show Ring 135 feet x 309 feet –clay/river sand mix footing – Indoor Show Arena with Indoor Make up Area.

·         VETERINARIAN:  Dr. Ashley Craig DVM , Lexington, Kentucky will serve as the official Horse Show Veterinarian Service and will inspect such horses designated by the judge(s) or steward to be considered unsound and will pass on any question pertaining to the soundness of any horse before being excused from the class. Her decision will be final.

·         PAYMENT OF PREMIUMS: All prize money will be paid by check drawn to the order of the payee as listed on the entry blank. Checks will be forwarded by mail within 30 days after the show. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OF THE PAYEE MUST BE INCLUDED ON ENTRY FORM BEFORE PAYMENTS ARE MADE.

 

PRIZE MONEY DISTRIBUTION

PREMIUM

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

$250

$80

$60

$45

$30

$20

$15

$500

$160

$120

$90

$70

$40

$20

FEES

Stall.............................................................................................................................$130

Parking Grounds Fee (charged by Kentucky Horse Park)............................................. $30

Office Charge per Entry................................................................................................$25

Horses may not arrive on the grounds before Wednesday, April 12, 2017 without permission

You may order bedding for stalls from Devers, Inc. Horses must be removed from the Kentucky Horse Park stalls by 7:00 PM Sunday, April 16, 2017. A stall map posted in the show office will show your stall location. UNDER NO CONDITIONS ARE YOU TO STABLE HORSES IN ANY OTHER STALLS THAN THOSE DESIGNATED FOR YOU.

BARN CALLS!  Entries must be prepared and report to the makeup area at least 10 minutes prior to the class in which they are entered.  Kentucky Spring Premier will make every effort to announce the progress of the preceding class over speakers to the stable area.  Barn calls are a courtesy of the show.  It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to present your horse prior to the gate closing.

·  Entries may also be paid by credit card on the entry or by calling 859-457-0841.

ANY OTHER INFORMATION NEEDED MAY BE OBTAINED BY CONTACTING:

Scarlett Mattson - Show Manager............................................................................. (270) 547-2407

Lori Nelson – Entry Secretary.................................................................................... (859) 457-0841

Chuck Walker – Show Chair....................................................................................... (859) 333-1406