Show Jumping This Section is sponsored by ASTRA PRINTING GROUP Judges: Mr J F Doney, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Mrs G Walker, Dursley, Gloucestershire. Mr J S Youngs, Wokingham, Berkshire. Course Builder: Kelvin Bywater, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. ENTRIES CLOSE: 29 APRIL 2009 ENTRIES RECEIVED BY FAX WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. COUNTDOWN TIMING WILL BE USED. THURSDAY 21 MAY MAIN RING SJ1 ACCUMULATOR BSJA Rule 274 with a joker. For registered horses. speed 375mpm. Height of fences approximately 1.25m to 1.40m. The joker will be a maximum of 1.60m. ENTRY FEE: £20.00 - inc. VAT (Payable at time of entry) PRIZE MONEY: £400, £300, £200, £150, £120, £30 SJ2 EASIBED NATIONAL 1.40M OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Table A7, Open to registered horses and riders, speed 375mpm, Rule 301. Two double clears qualifies for the BSJA/Scope Festival 2009 National 1.40m Final. ENTRY FEE: £33.00 - inc. VAT (Payable at time of entry) PRIZE MONEY: £800, £600, £400, £300, £200, £100 FRIDAY 22 MAY MAIN RING SJ3 INTERNATIONAL STAIRWAY Supported by the BSJA BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP Under Table A9 - Speed 400mpm. Fences maximum height 1.50m in the first round. For registered horses in Grade A ridden by Adult, Associate or Pony Associate members. The best 5 scores, or, if necessary, all clear rounds, will go forward to the second round, which is against the clock. In event of equality, faults and time will decide i.e. The fastest four faulters will qualify. All scores in the first round will be carried forward to the second round. Competitors in the second round will start in reverse order of merit or the slowest four faulters will go first, the fastest clear last. If necessary, those who do not reach the second round, faults and time in the first round will determine the placings. If a competitor withdraws from the second round they will not be replaced and they will receive the placing from the first round. ENTRY FEE: £85.00 - inc. VAT (Payable at time of entry) PRIZE MONEY: £2,500, £1,750, £1,250, £950, £500, £300, £150, £100 All eight scheduled prizes will be awarded. Each horse & rider combination placed in this class will be awarded League Points. The points will be awarded based on the following system. Points will be awarded to riders placed 8th = or higher on the following scale. 1st – 12 points, 2nd – 9 points, 3rd – 8 points, 4th – 7 points, 5th – 6 points, 6th – 5 points, 7th – 4 points and 8th – 3 points. Horse/Rider combinations placed equal will share equally the total points attributed to the combined placings (for example, four riders placed 4th equal receive 7 + 6 + 5 + 4 divided by 4 = 5.5 points each.) The highest eight placed horse/rider combinations on the league table following the last qualifier at Royal Berkshire Show will receive bonus Rider Ranking Points to the value of: 1st place - £10,000 rider ranking points, 2nd place - £8,000 rider ranking points, 3rd place - £7,000 rider ranking points, 4th place - £6,000 rider ranking points, 5th place - £5,000 rider ranking points, 6th place - £4,000 rider ranking points, 7th place - £3,000 rider ranking points & 8th place - £2,000 rider ranking points. NOTE – these are bonus Rider Ranking Points to the value of the sum shown above and not cash awards. SJ4 EASIBED NATIONAL 1.40M OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP For Registered Horses. Speed 375mpm, BSJA Rule 286a & 301. Two double clears qualifies for the BSJA/Scope Festival 2009 National 1.40m Final. ENTRY FEE: £26.00 - inc. VAT (Payable at time of entry) PRIZE MONEY: £700, £500, £350, £250, £200, £100 SATURDAY 23 MAY MAIN RING SJ5 ASTRA PRINTING GROUP 1.20M OPEN For Registered Horses and Riders. Table A7, Speed 350mpm, Open to competitors residing in BSJA Region J (Devon, Cornwall, Somerset & Dorset) ENTRY FEE: £20.00 - inc. VAT (Payable at time of entry) PRIZE MONEY: £500, £350, £250, £175, £125, £100 SJ6 AREA TRIAL For Registered Horses in Grades A & B, Table A9, Speed 400mpm, BSJA Rule 291a. The best 5 scores, or, all clear rounds, will go forward to the second round, which will be against the clock. In the event of equality, faults and time will decide i.e. the faster four faulters will qualify. All scores in the first round will be carried forward to the second round. Competitors in the second round will start in the reverse order of merit or the slowest four faulters will go first, the faster clear last. If necessary, those who do not reach the second round, faults and time in the first round will determine their placings. If a competitor withdraws from the second round he/she will not be replaced and he/she will receive the placing from the first round. At least five prizes have to be awarded. ENTRY FEE: £44.00 - inc. VAT (Payable at time of entry) PRIZE MONEY: £1,000, £750, £500, £300, £225, £100, £75, £50 The Rose Bruford Bowl offered for Perpetual Competition by Brufords of Exeter to the winner of the Area Trial. PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME THURSDAY 21 MAY 2009 TIME CLASS NO COMPETITION MAIN RING 1430 1 Accumulator 1750 2 Easibed National 1.40m Open FRIDAY 22 MAY 2009 TIME CLASS NO COMPETITION MAIN RING 1345 3 International Stairway Series 1830 4 Easibed National 1.40m Open SATURDAY 23 MAY 2009 TIME CLASS NO COMPETITION MAIN RING 0830 5 1.20m Open for Region J 1325 6 Area Trial This programme is provisional and the Association reserves the right to amend or cancel according to necessity or prevailing conditions. Ollie Allen Devon County Show Secretary In order to substitute A CURRENT VALID REGISTRATION CARD MUST BE PRODUCED WITHOUT FAIL. It is not possible to make a substitution without this card as it will be required for the Bar Code to be swiped. DECLARATIONS MUST BE MADE NOT LESS THAN 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE ADVERTISED STARTING TIME OF THE CLASS. BSJA RULING 82.21 No member shall allow a stallion for which he/she is responsible as owner, lessee, authorised agent or rider to compete, or be prepared to compete, in any show jumping competition without taking adequate precautions to ensure other members or the public are not put at risk of injury. SHOW JUMPING RULES AND REGULATIONS Entries are confined to Registered horses ridden in accordance with BSJA Rule 79. Prize Money will be awarded in accordance with BSJA Rule 76.6. 1. ENTRIES: Entries Close on Wednesday 29 April 2009. Faxed or e-mailed entries will NOT be accepted. Should classes be over-subscribed, the Show reserves the right to ballot. 2. ARRIVAL: Exhibitors must enter the Showground by the Blue Gate. All horses must be on the Showground at least one hour before the advertised time of their classes. THE BLUE GATE WILL BE OPEN BETWEEN 0600 HOURS AND 2000 HOURS ON SHOW DAYS AND BETWEEN 1400 AND 2100 ON WEDNESDAY 20TH MAY 2009. For Devon County Show follow the road signs for "Westpoint". 3. BSJA RULES: All Jumping Competitions will be judged under Rules approved by the British Show Jumping Association. Entries are confined to horses registered with the BSJA and must be ridden by members in accordance with BSJA Rule 79. 4. PAYMENT OF ENTRY FEES: All entry fees are payable at the time of entry. The entry fee will not be refunded for horses, which do not jump except in accordance with BSJA Rule 79.4. 5. PRIZE MONEY: Prize Money will be awarded in accordance with BSJA Rule 76.6. 6. DECLARATION: Declarations should be made at the Horse Office, not less than one hour before the Class is scheduled to commence. To make a substitution a current valid registration card MUST be produced without fail. 7. Tickets. Vehicle passes are ONLY for use on horseboxes or vehicles containing equine exhibits. The vehicle pass does not admit the driver, every person will need a badge. Admission tickets for additional guests can be purchased prior to the Show at reduced rates. 8. Residential Vehicles. Permits for vehicles/caravans used solely as living quarters are available for a reserved area just outside the Showground perimeter in the Green Car Park at £35.00 each inc. VAT. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 9. Private Cars. Any vehicle wishing to gain entry to Blue Park and not carrying horses or ponies can only do so under the deposit system as outlined below. Devon County Show 2009 - Vehicle Entry at Blue Gate A deposit system will be in force for vehicles other than those transporting horses, due to the fact the Blue Park is now almost full to capacity. This will apply to ANY vehicle not carrying horses or ponies and wishing to gain entry to Blue Park to deliver tack or riding equipment. The Deposit System will work as follows. During the Show (including Wednesday 20th May), there will be no vehicle entry or exit at Blue Gate between 2000 and 0600. A deposit of £50.00 (CASH) is required on entry at the Blue Gate for non-horse transporting vehicles wishing to deliver tack and other equipment. The vehicle will have up to ONE HOUR to off load passengers and equipment. All occupants, including the driver of the vehicle must be in possession of a valid admission ticket. The £50.00 deposit will be refunded at Blue Gate, as long as the vehicle leaves within the time period allowed. Any vehicle leaving after the time period allowed will forfeit the deposit paid. On exiting Blue Park vehicles may park in either Green or White Car Parks. All of the Show public car parks offer free parking. Anyone attempting to exit the Showground at another Gate will automatically forfeit their deposit. The deposit will be forfeited if the above conditions are not adhered to. Goods or packages will not be accepted by Officers of the Show on behalf of anyone and should not be sent unless you, or a representative, are available to receive them at point of delivery. 10. STABLES: Exhibitors wishing to hire a Stable must apply on or before 29 April 2009 paying the additional fee for each Stable. The charges are £37.00 for one night, £69.00 for two nights and £90.00 for three or more nights. Drop hessian fronts and mangers are not provided. Under no circumstances can fees paid for Stables be returned. Straw is not provided by the Devon County Show and Exhibitors are requested to make their own arrangements. Applications for stabling must be made on the relevant form. It is the responsibility of the owner to ensure that any stallion stabled on the Showground is adequately secured. It is ESSENTIAL that the STABLE MANAGER be NOTIFIED if the horse occupying a stable is any other than the nominated horse for which the stable was booked. 11. RESPONSIBILITY: Neither the Devon County Show, nor any of its Officers or Servants, shall be in any way responsible or accountable for anything that may happen from any infectious or contagious disease, on any other cause, or circumstance whatever to Exhibitors or their Servants, or to any animal or article exhibited or property brought into the Showground; or otherwise for anything else in connection with or arising out of, or attributable to, the Devon County Show, or these or any other condition or regulation prescribed by the Devon County Show in relation thereto; each Exhibitor shall be solely responsible for any consequential or other loss, injury or damage done to or occasioned by, or arising from, any animal or article exhibited by him, including any infectious or contagious disease, and shall indemnify the Devon County Show against all legal and other proceedings in regard thereto. 12. INTERPRETATION OF REGULATIONS: The Devon County Show reserves to itself the sole and absolute right to interpret these or any other prescribed regulations, conditions and prize lists, and to settle finally and determine all or any matter, question, difference, in regard thereto, or otherwise arising out of, or in connection with, any incident in connection with the Show; also to substitute Judges for those announced in the prize lists or make additional appointments as may be deemed necessary. The right is reserved to cancel, add or amend any of the classes, as necessities of the Programme may require. All Exhibitors and other persons admitted to the Showground shall be subject to the Rules, Orders, Conditions and Regulations of the Council of the Devon County Agricultural Association. 13. HEALTH AND SAFETY LEGISLATION: Exhibitors must comply with the latest Health and Safety guidance relating to animal handling, as well as relevant legislation. Protective headgear, with the chinstrap fastened, must be worn whilst mounted on the Showground or Stable Area. It is a condition of entry that all exhibitors keep within designated routes, that all reasonable precautions are taken to prevent accidents and that guidance is taken from Officials or Stewards at crossing points etc. 14. Smoking is not permitted in the stables area or in the vicinity of any inflammable substances! 15. All exhibitors must acknowledge that they are taking part in a risk sport and be a competent rider for the level of competition that they are entering. 16. Veterinary. Exhibitors are reminded that production of a passport on site is essential for veterinary treatment of a horse if drugs are needed. In the event of an animal injury or fatality, it is the responsibility of the exhibitor to arrange for removal of the animal from the Devon County Show at his/her own cost within such period as the Society's Veterinary Officer shall direct; if the exhibitor fails to do this the Society may make the arrangements and recover the cost from the exhibitor. Exhibitors are advised to examine the cover provided by their insurance policies. 17. All relevant General Regulations as listed in the Devon County Show Horse & Pony Schedule apply to all Show Jumping Exhibitors. Regulations Relating to Fire, Health & Safety Procedures HEALTH AND SAFETY The Devon County Show (Devon County Agricultural Association / DCAA) operates to a high Health & Safety standard. Exhibitors and / or their representatives and / or contractors are expected to meet that standard and comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, which is held in the Show (DCAA) Office. It is a condition of Show entry that exhibitors and / or their representatives and / or contractors must satisfy the Devon County Show that they have and will operate a full Health & Safety management programme, which includes carrying out and implementing risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work for all of their activities. QUAD BIKES, MINI MOTORBIKES. Exhibitors are NOT permitted to use either quad bikes or mini motorbikes on, or in, any area of the Showground, car or lorry parks. HEATING & COOKING APPLIANCES. Heating or cooking appliance are not permitted to be installed or used inside a tented structure which is not specifically laid out for this purpose and is at a safe distance from combustible materials. Appliances must be fixed securely on a firm, non-combustible heat-insulating base and surrounded on three sides by shields of similar material, e.g. fire-resisting insulating board. The shields are to be at least 2ft/0.6m away from combustible materials and care must be taken to ensure that no combustible materials can be blown against the apparatus. The Devon County Show (DCAA) reserves the right of inspection by its appointed Officials or representatives of the Fire Service of all tented or other structures and any vehicle. The Officials / representatives shall have full authority to order the use of appliances or equipment to be discontinued immediately if, in their opinion, they constitute a danger. All tented structures, caravans / vehicles with living accommodation using bottled gas are required to have the installation certified by a qualified fitter to ensure the apparatus is safely installed. The decision of the Devon County Show (DCAA) on this matter must be accepted as final. All exhibitors are required to supply suitable fire extinguisher(s) in the interest of fire precautions. Exhibitors will realise that these precautions are necessary in the interest of both themselves and the general public. Failure by Exhibitors and / or their representatives and / or contractors to maintain satisfactory standards will result in immediate removal from the Showground and loss of all monies paid. Smoking is not permitted in temporary or permanent structures and public places especially the stables area and Blue Horse Park or in the vicinity of any inflammable substances!