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VHSA Associate Rated Shows

Points can be accrued for the VHSA

Prize List for ECHSA Assoc. Rated Show

Prize List will be available 2 weeks prior to show.
Rated Division Defintions

Class Division Fences/Info
1, 2, 3 Baby Green Pleasure WT WT GAYP
4, 5, 6 Open Hunter 2' or 2'6" (Rider's Choice)
7, 8, 9 Green Pony/Pony Hunter* S 2'/M 2'3" /L 2'6"
10, 11, 12 Green Hunter Horse* 2'6"
13, 14, 15 VHSA Assoc Thoroughbred Hunter* 2'6"
16, 17, 18 Working Hunter* 2'6"
19 VHSA Assoc Equitation* a) 14 & Under b) 15-17
c) Adult Amateur
20 VHSA Assoc. on Flat* 2'6"
21, 22, 23 Children's/Adult Amateur Hunter* 2'6"
24, 25, 26 Pleasure Horse/Pony* 2'6"
27, 28, 29 Pre-Children's/Pre-Adult Amateur Hunter 2'
Schooling Break
30, 31, 32 Short Stirrup Hunter* Cross Rails
33, 34, 35 Beginner Cross Rails Trot or Canter
36 Lead Line 2'6"
37, 38, 39 Walk Only Walk
40, 41, 42 GAYP Pleasure Open to all and to Horses and Ponies (Non-VHSA rated)
43, 44, 45 Walk-Trot Pleasure
46, 47, 48 Walk-Trot Equitation
49, 50, 51 Beginner Walk-Trot

Show Rules & Guidelines

  • Show held in accordance with VHSA Associate Program.
  • The judge's decision is final. Judges shall not be approached without prior approval of the show manager.
  • ASTM/SEI helmets must be worn by all riders when mounted.
  • Managment reserves the right to combine, split or cancel any class or division it deems necessary.
  • Six ribbons will be awarded to the top 6 placed competitors. championship and Reserve will be awarded in ech division.
  • All ties will reamin tied with ribbons and points shall be warded acordingly; champion will be awarded the one with the most points over fences.
  • Some shows may award trophys to the division champions and/or prizes to class champions when indicated on the prize list.
  • Dogs, other than service dogs, are not permitted on ECETC show grounds.
  • Signature on entry form indicates riders, trainers and owners accept the condition of entry as outlined on the entry form and on this website.
  • Non-VHSA Associate divisions will not require show clothes and are informal attire.

Covid-19 Precautions

These precautions were updated on 8/1 and are subject to change as the situation evolves.
Please check this list prior to all shows for new changes.

  • It is strongly suggested to enter online. Online entries posted by 5pm the Thursday prior to the show will receive online/early entry rate. Entries received afterwards will be charged normal rate.
  • There will be no concessions provided. Please bring your own concessions.
  • Stalls will be assigned by show management with extra space between barn/trainer groups. We will notify you of your stall placement prior to the show. Stalls will be limited.
  • Trainers may pick up show packets with rider show numbers and jump course at secretary stand day of show. Trainers must provide a copy of their participating exhibitors' valid Coggins and any remaining entry fees when picking up show packet. Please allow only one person at the secretary stand at a time.
  • Warm up ring will be open 30 minutes prior to the show. Please limit the warm up area to no more than 6 horses at a time. There are plenty of open grass areas if you need to lunge or ride your horse before your time in the warm up area is open.
  • Trainers should stay on track with schooling and getting your students to the rings. Please make the gate keepers aware of any problems or conflicts. It is essential to keep the day moving as there are extra schooling sessions throughout the day.
  • Class results will be announced, and ribbons may be picked up at the ribbon rack.
  • Social distancing must be a priority at all times. This includes the secretary stand, gatekeepers and announcers. Non-related groups standing or sitting need to keep at least 6 feet apart and no gatherings of more than 50 people in a given area.
  • Spectators are not allowed. Parents may accompany minor exhibitors but please limit to one parent if possible.
  • There is plenty of space on the show grounds, when parking please keep a minimum of 12' between all vehicles.
  • Masks are required while on show grounds except while mounted.
  • It is strongly suggested you bring your own hand sanitizer.
  • Bathrooms will be stocked with disinfectant spray. It is up to each user to clean surfaces prior to and after use.
  • Exhibitors should leave the premises 30 minutes after their classes are completed.
Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to seeing you at the show!


Why Coggins?

Va Administrative Code 2VAC5-70-20. Testing Requirements for Horses Exhibited at Shows, Fairs, or Other Exhibitions, or Coming into Contact with Horses Owned by Others in Virginia.
All horses assembled at a show, fair, race meet, or other such function, or participating in any activity on properties where horses belonging to different owners may come into contact with each other in Virginia, must be accompanied by a report of an official negative test for equine infectious anemia. The test shall be conducted by an approved laboratory on a sample taken by an accredited veterinarian or a State-Federal Regulatory Veterinarian within 365 days prior to such event or activity. The person in charge will ensure that a copy of the official negative test results accompanies each horse in the event or activity, and shall make such reports available for inspection by a representative of the State Veterinarian upon request. The person in charge shall exclude any horse which is not accompanied by a negative test report.


Conditions of Online Entry

Online entries are considered signed on submission.
By submitting an entry online or in print, participants realize and accept the inherent risks, injures & death due to equine activities. Every horse entered for competition will be under the control of the Show Management but Management will in no case be responsible for any loss or damage that may occur, and it shall be a condition of entry that each exhibitor shall hold the Show, Management, and the facility harmless for any loss or accident to his or her horse, horses, or equipment which may occur from sickness, fire or otherwise.
Management reserves the right to interpret all questions and conditions in regards to or arising out of an incident at the show without claims for damages or recourse of any kind. All questions not covered in these rules and regulations shall be decided by Management, and their decision is final. Discourtesy to an official or show staff by any spectator, rider, trainer or groom will disqualify the horse or horses with which they are associated and all fees will be forfeited.


Division Definitions

Division Defintions (PDF)

Membership is not required to show in our VHSA Associate-rated shows

Refresh your browser to get the most up-to-date information. During winter months, dress code is casual. Show clothes not required.

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We look forward to seeing you at our next show!