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ACCEPTED ENTRIES

 

Acceptances were all sent by Saturday, September 23. If your name appears on any qualifying list and you have not received your acceptance, please email cindy@nhs.org.

 

Your acceptance e-mail was sent to the address linked to your Show Management System™ account or the contact point you provided on your paper entry blank. The acceptance e-mail will contain instructions on how you can accept or decline your invitation and pay any remaining balance through the electronic platform. If you haven't created an account yet at Show Management System™ you will be given the opportunity to do so and your paper-submitted entries will be imported into that account. Instructions will be included in the acceptance e-mail.

The Acceptance Process must be completed by 5:00 pm (EDT) on Wednesday, October 11th or your spot will be given to a waitlisted entry.

 

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

The state of Kentucky requires that all horses entering the state provide a negative Coggins test within one year of entry as well as a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (Health Certificate) signed by a licensed veterinarian within 30 days of entry. Horses originating within the state of Kentucky are required to have a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection within 150 days. All horses entering the grounds must be accompanied by documentation of Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus (Rhinopneumonitis) vaccinations within six months prior to entering the grounds and the date of vaccination must be noted on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection or documented by means noted in USEF GR845.

To facilitate the inspection process by Kentucky Department of Agriculture personnel upon arrival this paperwork must accompany the horses upon arrival and be available throughout their stay.

It is recommended that all horses arrive between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. If it is absolutely necessary to arrive at any other time you must call the Stable Office at least 24 hours before arrival to make those arrangements.

 

RIDER RESTRICTIONS

Junior Hunter 3’6” Exhibitors: No rider may ride more than three (3) horses in the Junior Hunter 3’6” Division, and not more than two horses per section. Junior Hunter 3’3” Exhibitors: No rider may ride more than two (2) horses in the Junior Hunter 3’3” Division. Riders may not cross enter into any class at 3’6” or higher in the hunter division or higher than 1.1m in the jumper division at the same competition. Amateur Owner Hunter Exhibitors: No rider may ride more than two (2) horses in the Amateur Owner Hunter 3'6" Division. No rider may ride more than two (2) horses in the Amateur Owner Hunter 3'3" Division. Riders may cross enter between the Amateur Owner 3’3” and the Amateur Owner 3’6” sections. Horses may not cross enter between the sections. Amateur Owner/ Junior Jumper Exhibitors: No rider may ride more than two (2) horses in the Amateur Owner/Jr Jumper Division. Horses and/or riders competing in the International Open Jumper section are not eligible to compete in the Junior or Amateur Owner Jumper Division. Under 25 Jumper Championship Exhibitors: One horse per rider. Riders may compete on a different horse (s) in either the Open Jumper Division or in the Amateur Owner/Jr Jumper Division. No rider may compete in all three divisions (Amateur Owner/Jr Jumper, Under 25 Championship and the Open Jumper Division).

EARLY AND LATE STABLING

Stalls will be available at 8 am on Monday, October 30, 2017 and must be vacated by 8 am on Monday, November 6, 2017. If you need to arrive before 8 am on Monday, October 30 or depart after 8 am on Monday, November 6 you must notify the stabling office at 859-739-0386 beginning October 27, 2017. Early and late stabling will be charged at $75 per day and invoiced at the show.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THOSE HORSES SHOWING IN THE REGULAR NATIONAL HORSE SHOW CLASSES WILL BE STABLED IN THE BARNS (22 – 24) IN THE ALLTECH ARENA COMPLEX. ALL MACLAY HORSES AND ANY NON-SHOWING HORSES WILL BE STABLED IN BARNS 12 – 21. TACK STALLS ARE AVAILABLE, BUT LIMITED IN BARNS 22 – 24. IF YOU WISH TO REQUEST EXTRA STALLS IN BARNS 22 – 24 YOU MAY DO SO, BUT DO NOT PAY FOR THEM WITH YOUR ACCEPTANCE PAYMENT. UNLIMITED EXTRA STALLS ARE AVAILABLE IN BARNS 12 – 21 AND SHOULD BE PAID FOR WITH MACLAY ENTRIES. PLEASE STAY IN TOUCH ABOUT STABLING AND EXTRA STALLS WITH DAVID ORLANDO AT HARRISBURG OR BY CALLING 859-739-0386 BEGINNING OCTOBER 27TH.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

FEED & BEDDING

For feed and bedding contact Dever Inc. (859) 233-9702 or www.deverinc.com.

GOLF CART RENTAL

For golf cart rental contact Cunningham's  (859) 233-7921 or www.cunninghamgolfcar.com.

CREDENTIALS

Credentials (3 per horse) will be distributed through the show office upon arrival.

DRESS CODE

Proper attire is required for all persons entering the competition ring (i.e. appropriate riding clothes or attire which an exhibitor would wear to compete in a model class). No person may jog a horse or walk any course unless properly attired. Jeans and tennis shoes are not considered proper attire while in the competition ring. Black tie preferred for Thursday & Saturday evenings. DOGS: Dogs are permitted on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park but must be leashed.

NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED AT ANY TIME IN THE ALLTECH ARENA OR SCHOOLING AREA WHETHER LEASHED OR UNLEASHED.