Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center in Remington, Va., hosts an event and jumper derby day on July 26, 2014. The VHSA and BHSA show starts at 8:30 a.m. with eventers (dressage); jumpers will not start before 10 a.m.
The Event Derby is run under USEA Rules as a combined test; the show jumping will have solid obstacles and terrain, to include hedge, grob, stonewall, liverpool, coops, and berm. It will be the same extended course. For Jumper Derby, each division will consist of a power and speed round, a timed jump-off round, and a derby round.
There will be a derby hat contest and tailgating near the Dressage and Jumper Arenas. The first place hat winner will receive a free, one weeknight’s stay; judges are Bill and Linda Willoughby at 1p.m. at the secretary’s stand.
The jumper judge is Gegi Winslett; dressage judge is Eileen Kenney. Closing date for entries is July 21 for Event Derby; ride times will be posted online by July 23. For a prize list and entry form, email email@example.com, call 540.399.1800, or visit http://www.kellysfordequestrian.com.