WELCOME TO THE HORSEMANSHIP SHOWCASE CONTEST 2022!

SHOW US WHAT YOU’VE GOT!

This year we will be running one contest – 2 categories

NOVICE – INTERMEDIATE  – UK ONLY

non professional, grass roots and up – you know who you are and which group you should place yourself in!

ADVANCED – INTERNATIONAL – UK INCLUDED

ie Professionals, horse trainers, instructors, those competing at a high level or those of you perfecting your craft!  you know who you are and which group you should place yourself in!

We want to see what you’ve got! Show us the very best of what you can do with your horse! 

Be creative, there are no rules (well there are some, listed below, but none that will rain on your parade!). We welcome every discipline, all ages, and any combination. Showcase your relationship with your horse!

Work with multiple horses or in teams, on the ground, at liberty, in the saddle, Liberty riding, jumping, working cows, bareback, bridle-less. Inspire us and others with what you can do!

Remember nothing is to simple, it’s about 

HORSEMANSHIP – Defined by the harmonious relationship, connection, effortless cues, and positive responses.
SHOWMANSHIP – Defined by creativity, choreography, timing, music, and wow factor!
DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY – Exactly what it says!

All entries will be subject to PUBLIC vote during the time that the Contest voting remains open, which will be for just 2 weeks!  14th Oct – 28th Oct

The top 3 will go to the judges’ votes!

Once the contest is closed, the three entries with the highest number of stars in each category will go forward to the judges final, where a winner will be selected and the top 3 placed!

Judging will take place at

HORSEMANSHIP SHOWCASE

THE HORSEMANSHIP EVENT OF THE YEAR

5th &6TH NOVEMBER – BURY FARM

PRIZES

Novice – Intermediate

1ST – £500

  • Or £500 towards a rider place on any OE UK clinic in 2023, the bonus here is that you get the pick of ALL the clinic for a rider place, sometimes these clinics are pretty hard to get a place on!
  • 1st Gorgeous HS ROSETTE
  • An invitation to be part of the Horsemanship Showcase Event!
  • An interview

2ND – £50 & Rosette 

3RD – £25 & Rosette 

4th Onwards – HS Rosette (UK category only) A rosette for everyone that enters!

Advanced – International

1ST – £500 

  • Or £500 towards a rider place on any OE UK clinic in 2023, the bonus here is that you get the pick for a rider place, sometimes these clinics are pretty hard to get a place on!
  • 1st HS ROSETTE
  • An invitation to be part of the Horsemanship Showcase Event!
  • An interview 

2ND – £50 & HS 2nd Rosette

3RD – £25 & HS 3rd Rosette

ENTRY FEE

Entry is £25  per entry or FREE if you have a weekend ticket to Horsemanship Showcase 2022

Once you have paid your entry fee, or brought your weekend ticket.

Please send entries ASAP, the entries will go up onto the website once they are processed (this usually takes 48 hours) the sooner they are up and in the better!

Please send your videos by email to: info@organisedequestrianl.com (we recommend using www.wetransfer.com). You can also send smaller files via WhatsApp to: 07958527693. In both cases, please state your full name and which Contest category the entry is for.

RULES

  • No tie downs i.e., side reins, martingales, flash nosebands etc
  • You may enter a maximum of 2 different entries per person,  each entry will need a separate entry fee ticket of £25.
  • The judges decision is final
  • To enter the Contest, you must have paid your entry fee of £25, or your video will not be posted. 
  • Please make sure you have permission from all parties within your video. 
  • Videos must be no longer than 5 minutes.
  • You may edit together many pieces of footage, or film in real time, be it filmed in one day or over years.
  • Anyone scoring a fellow competitor with a crazy low rating will be disqualified (we can see this back of house!) We know NO one deserves 1 or 2 stars after all!
  • No slander on social media.  Anyone found to have posted negative comments will be immediately disqualified.
  • Entries – send as soon as possible, as we will likely have many to process, the closing date for entries is 4pm on the 26th October.
  • No cheating!

This is a fun contest to raise the level of Horsemanship and get the community involved in this event, this contest is for FUN, please don’t take it too seriously, enjoy it, be inspired, hopefully win some prizes and get some awesome feedback along the way!

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!

Love, the Horsemanship Showcase Team!