Meadowlarke Stables Trillium Show
Friday April 21 – Sunday April 23, 2023
Closing Date for Entries: Monday April 17, 2023
JUDGE: Cathy Aker
STEWARD: Caroline Hawson
COURSE DESIGNER: Jessica Hunter
SHOW MANAGER: Leah Sullivan
SHOW SECRETARY: Anthea Larke
INGATE / ANNOUNCER: Laura Weller
OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER: TBD
Pricing & Rules
Entry Fees: (HST not included)
|Hunter:||$25.00 / class|
|Jumper:||$30.00 / class|
|Hack Division:||$25.00 / class|
|Equitation & Medal:||$25.00|
|Post Entry Fee:||$40.00|
|Trillium Fund Fee:||$15.00|
|Drug Fee (Silver):||$7.00|
|Drug Fee (Bronze):||$4.00|
|Stall Fee (non refundable):||$45.00 / day|
- Numbers will not be issued until entry forms are completed and a form of payment is left with the office (Visa, MasterCard, e-transfer, cash or cheque). All accounts must be closed out each Sunday before competing the following week. Numbers must be worn and visible at all times while mounted.
- No competitor will be allowed to ride Hors Concours in any class.
Statement of Principles – Horse Welfare
- EC supports adherence to humane treatment of horses in all activities under its jurisdiction.
- EC is committed to:
- upholding the welfare of the horse, regardless of monetary value, as a primary consideration in all activities;
- requiring that horses be treated with kindness, respect and the compassion that they deserve, and that they never be subjected to mistreatment;
- ensuring that owners, trainers, and exhibitors and their agents exercise appropriate care and responsibility in the handling, treatment, and transportation of their horses, as well as horses placed in their care for any purpose;
- providing for the continuous wellbeing of the horse by encouraging routine inspection and consultation with health care professionals and competition officials to achieve the highest possible standards of nutrition, health, comfort, and safety;
- continuing to support scientific studies on equine health and welfare;
- requiring owners, trainers, and exhibitors to know and follow their sanctioning organization’s rules, and to work within industry regulations in all equestrian competitions; and,
- reviewing, revising, and developing competition rules and regulations that protect the welfare of the horse.
- In determining whether conduct or treatment is cruel, abusive or inhumane, the standard to be applied will be the conduct or treatment expected of a reasonable person who is informed and experienced in equine training and exhibition procedures.
- Individuals who interact with horses must also adhere to EC’s policies as they relate to the horse welfare.
Pricing & Rules
Schooling Round: un-judged 1 round only to run prior to O/F trips of division.
Hunter Classes: 3 O/Fs, 1 under saddle
Jumper Classes: Table A Immediate Jump Off, Table A Speed, Power & Speed
Prize List: Rating T-1
Ribbons to 8th in all classes
- $35, $30, $28, $25, $25 (3rd O/F in Hunter Divisions, 3rd class of Jumper & Hack Divisions. Silver Divisions ONLY)
- Prize money will only be awarded with 6 or more entries in a division.
Cheques made payable to: Meadowlarke Stables Inc.
Scratch & Administration Fees only apply if scratches are received as follows:
Hunters – before the start of the division
Jumpers/Equitation – before the start of each class
If scratches are not received in this time frame FULL entry fees will be due
Full entry charges will be applied if these are not received prior to the start of the division.
Supporting documentation for Equine Influenza and Equine Herpes Virus (1&4) vaccination must accompany entry in form of a vet’s bill or letter.
All entries must be received prior to the closing date, otherwise post entry fees will apply.
Full payment / open cheque required to receive show number(s).
Payment methods: Visa/Mastercard credit card, e-transfer, cash or cheque.
Show schedule is subject to change without notice at management discretion.
All dogs must be leashed.
Meadowlarke North Indoor Trillium Competition is an EC Sanctioned Silver/Bronze competitions members of Equestrian Canada and are governed by the rules of the EC Rule Book.
(A102.9) When registering for EC sanctioned competitions, athletes must indicate the name of their coach on the entry form or specify that they are self coached. Coaches from other countries, must be in good-standing with their home federation and must declare/have proof of insurance. See Rules of Equestrian Canada, Section A, General Regulations, Article 102, Safe Sport Environments.
(A602.2) Every class offered herein which is covered by the rules and specifications of the current rules of EC Rules and will be held and judged in accordance with the EC Rule Book all questions not covered by these rules shall be decided by the show management, whose decision will be final.
(A602.4) Canadian entries are required to hold both an EC Horse Recording Number (silver divisions) and have paid the Horse Recording Annual Activation fee to compete, or if owned by a temporary sport license hold, a Temporary Horse Registration form must be purchased at each competition entered. Foreign entries must sign an affidavit. (See A404)
(A602.5) Any horse entered in any class at a competition may be selected for equine medication control while at the event location.
(A602.7) Per Article A801, every entry at an EC sanctioned competition shall constitute an agreement by the person(s) responsible that the owner, lessee, trainer, manager, agent, coach, driver or rider and horse shall be subject to the EC constitution and all rules of EC and any additional rules set by the competition. It is the responsibility of all individuals participation in any capacity in EC sanctioned competitions to be knowledgeable regarding the EC constitution and the applicable rules of EC and the additional rules, if any, imposed by the competition. Do not participate in this EC sanctioned competition in any capacity if you do not consent to be bound by the constitution and rules of EC and any other additional rules imposed by the competition.
(A602.8) All horses attending Equestrian Canada sanctioned competitions must have met the requirements of Article A519, Vaccinations
(A519 – Vaccinations) All horses attending Equestrian Canada sanctioned competitions must have been administered Equine Influenza and Equine Herpes Virus (1&4) vaccinations within 6 months (+21 days grace period) before arrival at the event. No horse shall receive vaccination within 7 days prior to arrival at the event. Horses not in compliance with this rule may be asked to leave the event site at the discretion of Competition Management. The frequency of vaccine administration should be as recommended by the vaccine manufacturer or veterinarian. It is recommended that vaccines be administered by or under the direction of a veterinarian. Competition management may request supporting documentation confirming a horse’s compliance with mandatory vaccination requirements. In the case of a horse that is unable to receive either of the vaccines, a letter from a veterinarian on official letterhead must be provided with the entry form, stating the horse cannot be vaccinated due to medical concerns. At the discretion of competition management, a log of the horse’s temperature prior to arrival at the event site or during the event can be requested.