IMPORTANT - Anyone, including riders, grooms, officials and volunteers that are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with anyone displaying symptoms in the last fourteen days MUST NOT attend the show. If you have not filled in a Track & Trace form prior to arriving, you will be required to complete Track & Trace details upon arrival. Face masks are to be worn in and around the stable area or any other parts of the premises where close contact cannot be avoided. Face masks to be worn by anyone standing in the warm up arenas.
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PASSPORTS All horses must be vaccinated within 12 months of the competition date. Breeding details must be recorded in the horse's passport or breed papers. These are to be submitted before arrival via email. ARRIVALS AND PARKING On arrival all vehicles will be checked at the entrance point. No admittance to anyone not on the start list. No exceptions.
If you have not filled in a Track & Trace form prior to arriving, you will be required to complete Track & Trace details upon arrival. Face masks are to be worn in and around the stable area or any other parts of the premises where social distancing is difficult to maintain. Face masks to be worn by anyone standing in the warm up arenas.
Riders may be accompanied by one other person/groom, and one additional person for every additional horse entered. One owner per horse is permitted, unless owners arrive as a family from the same household or bubble. A parking attendant will allocate a parking pitch. All tacking up and preparation of horses must take place within your designated parking areas. Only visit the secretary if absolutely necessary - all information will be sent in your rider pack via email. If you do need to visit the secretary please adhere to the social distancing regulations. If it is a simple question please send a Whatsapp message or ask at the stable manager's office. Please clean up after your horse and do not leave any droppings in the lorry park or stable areas. It is private property and we expect it to be left in the condition it was found. Fines will be given to anyone not complying.
COLLECTING RINGS/WARM UP Warm up fences will be managed in accordance with each venue's Covid19 policies. Face masks to be worn by anyone standing in the warm up arenas.
COMPETITION All Riders & Horses to be dressed as for British Showjumping Number discs must be clearly displayed on both sides of horse/pony. Stallion discs must be worn. The 4 & 5 yr olds must be ridden in a snaffle bridle only. NO hind boots or bandages of any kind may be worn in the 4 & 5yr old classes. All other age groups - bits/bridles must comply with British Showjumping rules. The 4 & 5 yr old courses will be judged over one round, based on Style & Performance by our expert Grand Prix judges. In the event of equality of marks, the winner will be the combination with the highest mark for jumping. The 6yr & 7yr old classes will be judged under table A10 without style judging.
Times will be available on www.nexgenhorses.com Times must be strictly adhered to and competitors must compete in drawn order. Classes will run strictly to time allocation order. All marking is at the judges discretion. No appeals No prize giving will take place, results will be posted online at www.nexgenhorses.com Prize money will be sent on via online bank transfer. The number of people qualifying for the final will depend on entries for each age class. 1 in 4 combinations must score a minimum of 7.0 to qualify for the final. NEXGEN reserves the right to distribute wildcards at their discretion.
PRIZE MONEY All Prize money is listed on the NEXGEN website and will be paid via Bank Transfer after the show. Please ensure we have your correct bank details via Equipe or emailed to us within 14 days of the event. Failure to do so will result in your Prize money being withheld.
PAYMENT & REFUND POLICY Entries must be paid in full at the time they are made through the online.equipe.com entry system If you withdraw your entry, the entry fee can only be refunded (less a £5 admin fee) if we can replace your entry. If the event is abandoned more than 7 days before competition, for any reason, 50% of your entry fee will be refunded. If the event is abandoned within 7 days of the competition date, no entry fees will be refunded.
QUALIFICATION FOR THE FINAL ALL finalists must be the same horse and rider combination as they were when qualifying There will be no substitute of horse or rider allowed for the Finals. If there is an exceptional mitigating circumstance ie; injury of original rider, this may be considered by the organisers at their discretion.
AT THE VENUES Hand sanitiser will be available at key contact points. Catering will be available for takeaway service. Toilets will have enhanced/hand sanitiser/soap. Please only visit the secretary office only if absolutely necessary.
It is essential that the government guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic around social distancing are strictly adhered to for the successful continuation of equestrian sports. Anyone found not adhering may be asked to leave any of the sites.