October 2, 2021
Equestrian Canada Rules Apply
Entries: First come, first served - Limited to 12 Entries
Special Qualifications: Proof of insurance coverage Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation
Levels/Divisions: Training Level - walk and trot only, no cantering
Classes: VSE & Donkey, Pony, Horse, Single, Pairs
Prizes: Ribbons and prizes awarded
Organizers: NSDS Members, Sue & Steve Karrel & Brian Irving
Potluck Contribution for lunch.
Limited stabling so competitors need to work from their trailer.
9:00 am: Registration - Coffee, Tea and Muffins
10:00 am: Briefings and walk the cones course
10:30 am: Dressage - ADS Training Level Test B
Cones: After Dressage in adjacent field so no need to unhook. Clearance is the carriage with the largest track width plus 40 cm
12:00 noon: Potluck Lunch
1:30 pm: Marathon
- 4 obstacles in a large field with a good view for spectators and 3 obstacles on the wood road trail. Trail obstacles are in a grove of sugar maples in the meadow, a water hazard at the end of the wood road, and the 3rd obstacle is a grove of old hemlocks off the wood road. There are small gentle hills in an open field and a wood road on sandy footing. Walk or trot only, cantering is not allowed. Helmets required in all classes. In marathon a safety vest is required for juniors and recommended for adults, both driver and groom. Groom can go on more than one entry. Distance approximately 6 km including hazards. VSE will be shorter. (1-2 km in a large field with 4 hazards.)
3:00 pm: Presentations
Spectators and Volunteers Welcome!