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1200 Foster Rd Napa, CA 94558
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - Sunday, May 6, 2018
|Sat - 05/05||JC||Judge's Clinic at Napa Valley Horsemen's Association||
|Sun - 05/06||OC||Getaway Horseplay North Bay #1||
Napa Valley Horsemen's Association is located at the gateway of the world famous Napa Valley Wine Country. NVHA is the oldest horse association in California, founded in 1939 under the direction of first Chairman, Judge David Wright. The property consists of 32 acres, with a clubhouse, two arenas, arena office/concession stand, restrooms and a 20 stall barn. There is plenty of parking.
Reservations for overnight camping and horse pens GETAWAYHORSEPLAY
Getaway Horseplay North Bay #1
Napa Valley Horsemen's Association
This is #1 in a series of four obstacle course events in Napa, Marin, Solano and Sonoma counties.
Every event will have 8 obstacles. Each obstacle has a challenge level (1) Novice, (2) Intermediate or (3) Advance. Choose whichever level, at any obstacle, that best suits you and your horse. Obstacles are not timed.
To qualify for the Getaway Horseplay North Bay Series Highpoint Tournament you must be an ETS member and have competed in 3 out of 4 events. The Tournament Awards ceremony will be held after event #4. You do not need to be present if you have already qualified, however, we hope you attend the last event!
STEP 1 EVENT REGISTRATION Click on Register at top of page. Join ETS unless you are already a member. (There is a daypass option for each event if you choose not to become a member)
STEP 2 COMPLETE PROCESS (additional fees)
Flat. Sand arenas.
Concession stand will be open
Ribbons 1st - 6th place at every event for Novice, Intermediate and Advance divisions.
ETS members can qualify for the Series Highpoint Tournament by competing in 3 of 4 Getaway Horseplay North Bay events! For more information visit the ETS Tournaments page.
Grand Champion Buckles and Reserve Champion Medals to Novice, Intermediate and Advance divisions.
ETS Lifetime Awards
EQUINE CARROT CLUB
Your equine will earn a beautiful kilt pin adding copper, bronze, silver and golden carrot charms as they progress through the levels. Equine Placement Points accumulate no matter who rides the equine.
STAR RIDER CLUB
You will earn a beautiful kilt pin adding copper, bronze, silver and golden star charms as you progress through the levels. This kilt pin will come with an Equine Trail Sports iron on patch to attach the kilt pin. Rider Placement Points accumulate no matter which equine is ridden.
These are additional fees per horse (if applicable)
$10 Facility fee Saturday
$10 Facility fee Sunday
$5 Mandatory CA EMMP fee for Sunday's event
You may pay in advance GETAWAYHORSEPLAY or during event check in. Cash, check or mobile payment accepted. Payments are made to "Getaway Horseplay"
HORSEMANSHIP Clinic - after lunch Saturday May 5th 1- 4pm
Cost $75 Limited to 6 riders. Any breed or discipline. Novice, Intermediate or Advance horses and riders.
Get useful tips for navigating obstacles, performing maneuvers and building a horse's confidence.
Gain an insider perspective of ETS judging! In this ETS Judging Clinic, the participating riders are asked to attempt the obstacles in the Judges' hands-on training. There will be approximately 6-7 obstacles Each rider gets to 'listen-in' to the discussion of the performance and the scores immediately after each attempt. Riders are encouraged to view all judges' materials (see below). LIMITED NUMBER OF RIDERS! Cost $50 Rider
This clinic is for both amateur horseman and equine professionals who wish to learn how to apply their expertise and knowledge to judging obstacles as per ETS Standards. This clinic features hands-on practice on example obstacles with real riders. Aspiring judges gain confidence through practice and feedback on their scoring from experienced ETS judges. FREE!
PREPARATION FOR THE CLINIC:
The ETS Judging Clinic consists of a short review of ETS Judging Standards with the bulk of the time spent actual practice judging on "live obstacles" with a few riders.
To prepare for the clinic, we ask that you complete the 'Classroom' portion by reviewing the Study Materials located on the Judge Certification page (JUDGE tab). You are asked to take the 'Knowledge Check' prior to the clinic.
Here is a quick link: JUDGE PREPARATION MATERIALS
There is no membership charge with the clinic, simply toggle the Daypass option when you register.
Napa Valley Horsemen Association
1200 Foster Rd
Napa, CA 94558
Use Google Maps directions
|SATURDAY Morning - Judges Clinic|
|8:30am||Judges and Participant riders Check In|
|Lunch||Horsemanship riders check in|
|SATURDAY Afternoon - Horsemanship Clinic|
|SUNDAY - Obstacle Course|
|8-9am||Riders Check In|
|10:00am||Obstacle Course BEGINS|
|Lunch||after you complete obstacles|
|Awards||after Judge Shout Outs!|