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Bath Pony Club
August 18, 2019

Open: 7/2  Close: 7/30

October 6, 2019

Open: 8/20  Close: 9/17

Erie Hunt & Saddle
August 4, 2019

Open: 6/18  Close: 7/20

Date Change!
Hackamore Farm
June 30, 2019

Open: 5/14  Close: 6/11

Date Change!
Rolling Rock Hunt
August 11, 2019

Open: 6/25  Close: 7/23

South Farm
July 21, 2019

Open: 6/4  Close: 7/2

Open: 7/23  Close: 8/20

Sept 8, 2019
Stone Gate Farm
June 23, 2019

Open: 5/7  Close: 6/4

July 28, 2019

Open: 6/11  Close: 7/9

Chagrin Valley Farms
August 25, 2019

Open: 7/9  Close: 8/5

New Location!

Mini Trial Divisions, Heights & Fees

Protective vests, ASTM/SEI helmet & ground person are MANDATORY. Medical armbands are recommended.

 

HELMET RULE:

In accordance with the USEF helmet rules for dressage and eventing, the Mini Trials Association will require that all riders must wear properly fitting protective headgear which passes or surpasses ASTM/SEI standards for equestrian use & carries the SEI tag. Harness must be secured. So if you still own one of those flimsy little helmets, toss them out as you won't be able to wear them at any competitions.

*Please note the NEW 2019 Intro B test for Very Green & Intro Divisions! Also for dressage only, there are NEW Intro A, B & C, Training Level Tests 1-3 & First Level Tests 1-3! (New tests can be found on the downloads pg)

Note: Please call to verify cross country schooling is available (weather permitting) 

Fees for schooling cross-country: Competitor......$25.00  Non-Competitor.....$35.00

 

Schooling Dressage Show Tests & Fees

Not available at all locations

$20 per class

Sections

Open/Rider Sections:

Each of the six divisions are divided into two sections. The first section is called "open". This section is for horses and/or riders with experience at levels higher than the division being entered. Professionals may compete in these sections. The "rider" section is for less experienced riders on horses of any experience level. Professionals may not compete in the rider section.

 

 

 

Training Division:

The Training division is recommended for competitors who have successfully competed a year or more at the novice level. This is a standard USEA division. The cross country course may include banks, water, ditches and drops. Note: Cross country fences & stadium fences may be up to 5'3" wide at the base and up to 3'3" high. The stadium course will emulate a jumper course. Penalty points will be accrued for going too fast or too slow on cross country, & too slow in stadium. This division is for experienced eventers. (Max heights/widths will probably not be reached). XC optimum time: 420 mpm. Speed limit: 520 mpm.

 

Novice Division:

The Novice division is recommended for competitors who are confident cantering & jumping obstacles. This is a standard USEA division. The cross country course may include up banks, water & ditches. The stadium course will emulate a basic jumper course. Penalty points will be accrued for going too fast or too slow on cross country, and too slow is stadium. Pony Club recommendation: C-1's, strong D-3's. XC optimum time: 325 mpm. Speed limit: 420 mpm.

 

Starter Division:

The Starter division is recommended for riders who are comfortable cantering & jumping small obstacles, and horses with some experience. The dressage test consists of walk, trot & canter and 20m circles. The cross country & stadium course consist of simple jumping efforts. Penalty points will be accrued for going too fast on cross-country. Stadium is not timed. Pony Club recommendation: D-3's, strong D-2's. XC optimum time: 280 mpm. Speed limit: 350 mpm.

 

Very Green Division:

The Very Green division is recommended for lower level riders with basic jumping skills or inexperienced horses. The dressage test consists of walk, trot & 20m circles. The cross country and stadium course consist of straight forward jumping efforts (same course as Starter division). Penalty points will be accrued for going too fast on cross country. Stadium is not timed. Pony Club recommendation: D-2's. XC optimum time: 240 mpm. Speed limit: 325 mpm. Dressage reader is permitted.

 

Intro Division:

The Intro division is recommended for lower level riders who would like an introduction to eventing or for inexperienced horses. The dressage test consists of walk, trot & 20m circles. The cross country course & stadium course may be completed at the walk, trot or combination of the two. Penalty points will be accrued for going too fast on cross country. Stadium is not timed. The stadium course will consist of small cross rails, verticals & brush boxes. Pony Club recommendation: D-2's, strong D-1's. XC optimum time: 200 mpm*. Speed limit: 325 mpm. Dressage reader is permitted.

 

*Optimum time (OT) for Starter, Very Green & Intro are for breaking ties only. No penalty points accrued for going too slow, just for going too fast.

 

Divisions

Divisions Explained