2018 SPRING COMPETITION, YHLD & BREED EVALUATIONS

2018 SPRING COMPETITION, YHLD & BREED EVALUATIONS

MAY 23-27, 2018

Join us in Kentucky for International Breed Evaluations (May 23-24), Young Horse Linear Description (May 25), and the Spring Competition (May 26-27). Our spacious, modern, state-of-the-art facilities are located in the heart of the beautiful Kentucky Bluegrass between Lexington and Louisville.  You can find us using Google Maps (watch for 6105 on the mailbox post). Information about nearby accommodations and attractions is available at www.visitshelbyky.com.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Breed Evaluation Schedule (REVISED 5/15! Click to download)
Show Schedule (REVISED 5/18! Click to download)
Site Map (Click to download)
FEIF Rules (Click to download) Includes information for Breed Evaluation, YHLD, and Sport Competition

REGISTRATION FORMS & SCHEDULES

Due by May 13th
Pre-Registration Form for Breed Evaluations, YHLD, & Competition (Click to download)
Please Email or mail to P.O. Box 7,  Eminence, KY 40019.

Due by May 13th for Horses Participating in YHLD or Breed Evaluation
Due by May 20th for Competition Horses 
Entry Form  (Click to download)
Please Email or mail to P.O. Box 7,  Eminence, KY 40019.
Utilize a new form for each horse/rider combination. Changes in classes for Saturday must be made before 5 PM on Friday. Registration for finals and changes for Sunday must be made before  5 PM on Saturday.  There will be no refunds made for changes made after these deadlines.  Any changes in class entries made on the day of the class will be made at the discretion of the show secretary and will be charged accordingly. Payment is not due until the conclusion of the show or before you depart. See the show secretary Maggie Brandt.

Due Upon Arrival 
Release Waiver  (Click to download)
This form must be filled out by all horse owners, riders, trainers & anyone working with or bringing a horse! You may need to get owner/parent/guardian signatures before you arrive!

Contact Maggie@lettleikiicelandics.com  or (502)-541-4590 if you have any questions.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE THE EVENTS…

PRE-SHOW LESSONS – We are pleased to announce that Alex Dannenmann, 2017 FEIF Trainer/Instructor of the Year,  will be offering lessons prior to the show. Please contact Maggie to get on the schedule.

EQUINE THERAPEUTIC SERVICES – Gloria Verrecchio DVM, CERP will once again be here to provide her therapeutic services for your horses both before and during the show. Contact her at (612)-741-4994 for appointments.

OPPORTUNITY TO SHOWCASE YOUR SALES HORSES – As we did last spring, we will be offering 15-minute slots every morning and afternoon during the competition in which horses for sale can be presented on the oval track.  Please contact Maggie to get more information and sign up for this opportunity.

“TACK ‘N’ SNACK” Shop and Service/Sales Postings – We have a tack shop on site for your perusal, where you will be able to get your hands on an exciting variety of beautiful Eques saddles and tack and Lettleiki fashion wear. In the adjacent gathering space, you will find assorted non-Eques used tack and saddles for sale. Additionally, there is a bulletin board for those of you wishing to advertise your services, horses, or horse-related items (bring a flyer to post). We will be offering a wide array of hot and cold beverages for purchase, as well as light snacks. Relax at cafe-style tables or lounge in your chair under the covering of the roof, all while enjoying a great view of the show and visiting with friends!

BREED EVALUATIONS (May 23-24)
Judges: Marlise Grimm & Elsa Albertsdottir

All spectators are welcome! Owners should ensure that the following items are accomplished prior to the show:

  • All horses must be registered with the USIHC.
  • All horses must be microchipped.
  • Please provide a good quality photo of your horse in advance for the Breed Evaluation program.
  • Stallions must have DNA proof of parentage.
  • Stallions five years and older must have been X-rayed for Spavin before evaluation.

YOUNG HORSE LINEAR DESCRIPTION (May 25, 7 p.m.)
Judge: Marlise Grimm

We encourage everyone to come and watch the YHLD. It is a great way to learn how young horses are evaluated based on their conformation, temperament, and gaits as well as getting to meet  some up-and-coming young horses!

Owners should ensure that the following items are accomplished prior to the show:

  • All horses must be registered with the USIHC.
  • Please provide a good quality photo of your horse in advance for the Breed Evaluation program.

About the Young Horse Linear Description 

SPRING SPORT COMPETITION (May 26-27)
Judges: Marlise Grimm and Alex Pregitzer

Which Rein?: Unless you indicate otherwise on your class entry form, left rein is assumed…if right rein is preferred, you must indicate “Right Rein” for the desired class(es) on your Entry Form due September 30th!

Music: Do you have a musical request for your individual program? Let us know by that magical time 5:00 Friday…be specific so we can look it up on Spotify.  You may also share your iPod or cell phone with us and we can play your selection through the speaker system.

Food and Fun: Our famous sandwich lunch, beverages, and snack items will be available on Saturday and Sunday. We will also have a catered dinner and some special music TBA on Saturday night at 7:00 …$15/person, BYOB.  Please fill out the Dinner Reservation section on the Pre-Registration Form so we can give the caterer an estimate.