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Ulster League

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BALLYWARD EQUESTRIAN / ULSTER REGION

HORSE SUMMER TOUR 2019

 

The tour will once again cover the length and breadth of the region with classes for all athletes from 90cms up to our 1.35m Grand Prix.  Starting off the tour for 2019 will be Causeway Coast Arena on the 20th April. The Finals are to be held at the Meadows Equestrian Centre on 24th August 2019.

 

Venues and dates

20th - April – Causeway Coast Arena

12th -  May - Kernan’s Equestrian Centre

18th – 19th May – Cavan Equestrian

26th – May - Connell Hill Equestrian Centre

1st - June - Enniskillen Horse and Pony Show

8th -  June - Banbridge Horse and Pony Show

15th – June - Meadows Equestrian Centre

23rd – June - Portmore Equestrian Centre

29th – June - Mid Antrim Horse Show

5/6th – July- Omagh Agricultural Show

15th – July - National Balmoral 

27th – July - Antrim Agricultural Show

24th – Aug - Meadows Equestrian Centre (Final)

 

ARTICLES  

90cms – Legs will be run under 274.5.1,

1m- Legs will be run under 274.5.3

1.10m- Legs will be run under 274.5.3

1.20m- Legs will be run under 238.2.2 or only where time is a constraint may be run under 274.5.3

1.35m- Legs must be run under 238.2.2

 

**VENUES WITH 1 ARENA MUST START WITH 90CM CLASS AT 8.30AM AND ADDITIONAL CLASSES TO THE ABOVE SCHEDULE ARE NOT PERMITTED UNTIL AFTER THE 1.35M CLASS**

Final- All classes in final will be run under 238.2.2. 

PRIZES AND PRIZE FUNDS

All League Prizes to follow SJI prize breakdown rule.

Final - Rugs to League winner and rosettes 1st to 3rd.

A Perpetual Cup / Trophy to be awarded to highest place Junior/Young Rider in 1.35m section.

Porches Diamond Memorial Cup presented by Gillian Lee to the winner of the 1.35m League leg at the Meadows Equestrian Centre 15th June.

 

 PRIZE FUNDS AND ENTRY FEES FOR LEGS 1-14

                       Minimum Prize Fund                                    Maximum Entry Fee

90cms                          £150                                                    £20/€22

1m                               £150                                                    £20/€22

1.10m                          £200                                                    £20/€22

1.20m                          £250                                                    £20/€22

1.35m                          £1000/€1200                                       £30/€35*

* Entry fee may be increased by €5 for Prize Fund of €1,500 and for any further €500 increase in Prize Fund.

TOTAL PRIZE FUNDS FOR LEAGUE WINNERS

                                                                   

90cms                          £350                                        1st £200, 2nd £100, 3rd £50

1m                               £350                                      1st £200, 2nd £100, 3rd £50

1.10m                           £500                                        1st £280, 2nd £145, 3rd £75

1.10M YR                     £500                                      1st £280, 2nd £145, 3rd £75            

1.20m                           £750                                        1st £280, 2nd £145, 3rd £75

1.20m YR                      £750                                      1st £350, 2nd £250. 3rd £150                      

1.35m                          £3,000                                     1st £1,750, 2nd £850, 3rd £400

                                     

 

PRIZE FUNDS FOR FINAL LEG

                      Prize Fund (1st -6th placings)                  Maximum Entry Fee

90cms                          £450                                                   £20/€22

1m                               £450                                                    £20/€22

1.10m                           £650                                                   £20/€22

1.10m YR                     £650                                                  £20/€22

1.20m                           £1,000                                                £20/€22

1.20m YR                     £1,000                                                £20/€22

1.35m                          £3,500                                                 £30/€35*

A separate leaderboard will be created for Young riders in 1.10m and 1.20m classes.  Young Riders are requested to clearly indicate this on their ticket.  It is the responsibility of the athlete to ensure this is done.  

 

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR LEAGUE PRIZES COMPETITORS MUST JUMP IN THE FINAL LEG AND BE PRESENT FOR THE PRESENTATION OF PRIZES HOWEVER THE ULSTER REGION COMMITTEE MAY IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION WAIVE THIS REQUIREMENT WHERE EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES ARISE.

 

POINTS

Points awarded as follows: Horse/Rider Combinations.

90cms- 3pts for competing, 3pts for clear first round and 3 pts clear 2nd round- maximum score 9pts

1m/1.10/1.20 & 1.35m- 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 1

 

All classes will receive the following points in the final (no other points awarded)

1st- 15, 2nd-12, 3rd- 10.5, 4th- 9, 5th- 7.5, 6th- 6, 7th- 4.5, 8th- 3, 9th- 1.5 & 10th- 1.5

 

6 ULSTER TOUR LEG placings PLUS the FINAL count towards the total of each combination’s points. If a combination competes in more than 6 League Legs and the final, then the best 7 results will be taken for the total points awarded. In the case of equal points after the final leg, the highest placed combination (in the final leg) of those on equal points will be deemed the winner. HORSE / RIDER Combinations must compete in a minimum of 4 legs in each height category prior to the final leg to be eligible to compete in that section in the final leg for League points and prize money.

 

OFFICIALS:

90cm, 1m, 1.10m, 1.20m & 1.35m Summer Tour

National Judge or above, plus 1 others from Judges Panel plus 1 marker.

Senior National Course Designer/ or above.

Experienced / competent Starter.

 

Appeals:  If necessary the appeal committee can be formed ad hoc and should consist of at least 3 officials, one of which must be a national judge and 2 other SJI officials, for example senior course designer, stipendiary steward, field steward not related to a party interested in the result of the objection.

SHOW START TIME:

Starting time for all 1 arena venues to be not later than 8.30am.

 

RULES SPECIFIC TO ULSTER REGION 1.35M SUMMER TOUR

ALL 1.35m TOUR CLASSES MUST BE PRE-ENTERED ON LINE. DECLARATIONS CLOSE THURSDAY PRIOR TO CLASS AT 4PM AS PER SJI RULES.  

Prizes for placings 1st – 6th and if more than 40 competitors in accordance with SJI Rules for 1 in 5 Prizes. (Not less than the Entry Fee or 8th place prizemoney whichever is least). 

ONE   LATE   ENTRY   ONLY   PER   RIDER   MAY   BE ACCEPTED ON  THE  DAY  WITH  AN  ADDITIONAL FEE  OF  £30 / €35 ADDED  TO ADVERTISED  ENTRY PRICE-   THESE   COMPETITORS   MUST   JUMP  AT START OF CLASS.

 

DRAWN   ORDER   MUST   BE   ADHERED   TO.   THIS APPLIES TO COMBINATION, NOT JUST THE RIDER.

Riders are restricted to competing with 3 horses only.

 

With permission of the Ground Jury, prior to commencement of the class, a rider OR a horse may be substituted but under no circumstances can both be substituted.

 

Riders   must   present   themselves   mounted   and   correctly dressed for the Prize Giving----NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

Start Time: Ulster League 1.35m mini Grand Prix competitions should start at a Prime Time where possible and no later than 4pm.

 

RULES SPECIFIC TO ULSTER REGION 90cms, 1m, 1.10m & 1.20m CLASSES

ENTRIES FOR THESE CLASSES SHALL BE ENTRY ON THE DAY. THE   COURSE   MUST   BE   CHANGED AFTER EACH CLASS.

For 90cms- all double clears will receive rosettes. 

1m, 1.10m & 1.20m- Prizes for placings 1st-6th AND if more than 30 competitors in accordance with SJI rules for 1 in 5 prizes---- not less the entry fee or 6th place whichever is least. 

 

These classes will run as part of the normal classes at the show and, where possible, on the same day as the 1.35m mini GP Ulster region Tour class.

Riders are restricted to competing with 4 horses per class. (Applies to 90cm, 1m, 1.10m and 1.20m classes)

Riders   must   present   themselves   mounted   and   correctly dressed for the Prize Giving----NO EXCEPTIONS.