Equestrian

Spring Series set for Ocean View Farm

  • Kirista Rabain at last year’s Spring Series (Photograph by Andy Gibbs and Le-Ann Perry)

The Auto Solutions RES Spring Series Show, the final competition of the 2018 series, takes place on Saturday and Sunday at Ocean View Farm in Smith’s, starting at 8.30am each day.

“We are extremely grateful to the generous invitation of Mr Ralph Terceira and family who have offered the use of Ocean View Farm, St Mark’s Road, Smith’s, for the venue of the final 2018 Auto Solutions RES Spring Show,” an official said.

“This beautiful property affords all competitors an opportunity to compete on grass. Along with the regular hunter/jumper and equitation classes, the RES show will also features driving classes on the Sunday; a Pleasure Driving Open Single carriage class and a carriage obstacle course, which should prove to be exciting. Additionally, a Western Pleasure Class has been added for the Saturday.”

The championship titles and special prizes will be awarded for the following divisions: Hunter Pony classes; Low Hunter Pony classes; Junior Hunter Horse classes; Working Hunter Horse over 15.2hh classes; Low Hunter Horse classes; Walk and Trot Equitation ten years and under classes; Short Stirrup Equitation 12 and under classes; Junior Equitation under 12 classes; Junior Equitation 12-14 classes; Junior Equitation 15-18 classes; Adult Equitation classes; Lead Line Equitation under and years classes; X-Rail Hunter under 12 years classes and 2’ Hunter 12 years & under classes.

Individual championships will also be awarded for various jumping classes.

“We welcome our visiting qualified judge Ms Susan Horn, USEF Licensed Hunter and Hunt Seat Equitation Judge of the US and FEI Jumper judges Pam Mahoney and Mary Frances Gaglio of Bermuda,” the official added.

“Signs will be posted clearly indicating approved parking areas off of St Mark’s Road.

“We would kindly ask everyone to abide by them as this is private property and we are able to host the show there by kind invitation.

“Please also note that no dogs will be permitted.”