Introducing the Halter Ego Quarantine Classic, to be held virtually April 11, 2020, judged by USEF 'S' Dressage Judge, Joan Darnell, and benefitting Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship! We are super excited about this fun virtual dressage show to keep our horses on track during this suspended competition season.
HOW IT WORKS: Enter here with a YouTube video of you practicing a test of your choice, Training Level through FEI, filmed from the letter C and pay the $45 entry fee before April 10, 2020. Please make sure your video is 'public' on YouTube, as all videos will be listed on the website on the competition day so competitors and spectators can enjoy viewing as the scores are being posted. You will receive an email with your scores and comments after the completion of your class. We will have prizes for first place, as well as high point awards sponsored by Halter Ego. There are buttons on this page for an additional donation to Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship, which teaches adaptive horseback riding to children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities, as well as to the Pacific Coast CDI, to support international dressage competition on the West Coast. We hope you will consider a donation to either or both of these organizations!
There will also be an option to enter hors concours (HC) to have your ride judged and scored without having your video posted. The score will not be published and you will not be eligible for any awards. This is a great opportunity to receive feedback from a licensed dressage judge without having a public video. If you choose the HC option, please make sure the video is 'unlisted' on YouTube so our judge can still view it.
Quarantine rules not allowing you to go visit your horse? Don't worry! You can submit an older video as long as it is not from a USEF licensed competition. Don't have one of those? We will also be offering a $0 Stick Horse Grand Prix Freestyle sponsored by Darnell Dressage and judged by spectators. Requirements for this will be posted here soon!
While we have organized this as a fun opportunity to keep training toward our competition goals while supporting organizations and small businesses that are near and dear to us, we do want to make sure first and foremost that everyone is SAFE during this very scary time. Please continue to follow the recommendations of the CDC as well as local and national government, and wash your hands!