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E.d.r.c. Epworth & District Riding Club

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Epworth & District Riding Club 2019


Sunday 4th August 2019

We are planning another of our Arena ODE this season to bv. The Schedule is as follows:

Judging:  Section I           Run up  

                                               To be followed by (Time allocated to saddle up)

                 Section II          Dressage

                                              To be followed immediately by

                Section III          Jumping

                                              All clear rounds qualify for section IV

                Section IV          Ride round

Entry Fee:                  £25.00 per combination per Class

Class:           Horses and Ponies to compete together

                        classes may be split if entries justify

                           1.    Intro C + 60 - 70cm Jumping

                           2.   Prelim 12 (20x40m arena) or Prelim 15 (20x60m arena) + 70 – 80cm Jumping

Rosettes:         1st – 6th      

Prize Money:  (if entries justify 1st, £20 /2nd £15 /3rd £10


1. Open to all horse ponies over 4 years old as 1st Jan 2019

2. No tack restrictions relating to section II Dressage

3. Back protectors are compulsory

4. Dress code Tweed/Navy/Black Jackets, Tie or Stock

Plain light coloured jodhpurs, long boots or matching gaiters

5. Jumping whips only allowed (75cm max)

6.  Pre Entry only Closing Date 7th August 2018

7. Time allocated for start

8. Judges decision  is final

9. In the event of low class entry prize money will be replaced with EDRC vouchers to the same value


It is advised to warm up dressage and jumping before section I start.

 Time allocated for saddle/boot up between section I & II only

Section I       Run up

In Hand Horse in Riding Bridle. No Martingales / Boots or Bandages

Judged on: Presentation, Turn Out, Movement,

To be followed by: (Time allocated to saddle/boot up)

Section II Dressage  

 (40m x 20m) Arena Test to be ridden from memory

 No tack restrictions martingales/ boots/bandages/ jumping whip allowed

To be followed immediately by:

Section III Jumping

 10 jumps to include Show / X Country & Working Hunter Jumps.

 Fall of Horse or Rider or a total of three refusals will result in elimination

 Schooling whips will not be allowed in jumping section

After the last jumping round all clear rounds qualify for section IV. In the case of no clear rounds jumping faults will be taken into account. It is the responsibility of the rider to present themselves in time for this section which will take place 10-15 minutes after last horse jumping

Section IV Ride Around = Suitability and Potential

  Showing Walk, Trot, Canter each rein as a group

Showing Gallop one at a time


Section I Run up 1-5 Points (1 = good 5 = poor)

Section II Dressage Percentage = Points (highest % = lowest Points)

Section III Jumping Faults = Points

Section IV Ride Round Placing = Points (1st = 1 / 2nd = 2) etc  

Combination accumulating the lowest points after all sections wins the class

TO enter please send a completed entry form - click here to download - via email to edrc@hotmail.co.uk or by post to Debdhill Farm, Haxey Road, Misterton, DN10 4BA along with payment as chash, cheque payable to EDRC or by BACS to Bank: HSBC Account Number: 30333697 Sort Code: 40-20-39 with Reference: Your name 04/08/18. Entries will close on Tuesday 30th July so please if you want to take part get your entries in by this date along with payment. You WILL NOT be entered until both entry form and payment have been received. Times will be available from Wednesday 31st July.