Final Running Order for the LONGINES Jumping Horse of the Year Show 2019

2019/04/26

Dear Members,

LONGINES Jumping Horse of the Year Show 2019 finally will come tomorrow, this is the last reminder for the followings:

 

  1. Competition Rules

Please be reminded that FEI Jumping Rules 2019 except for Article 224 Fall will be applied to all Local Competitions (1-5) while Full FEI Jumping Rules 2019 will be applied to Competition 6, the CSI1* Grand Prix.

 

  1. Pathway for horses

 

Having the mission to promote equestrian sport to the general public, HKEF have offered free admission to various primary and secondary schools as well as NGOs to join our event on that day. General public will come to BREC by the free shuttle bus offered by HKEF and arrive at Gate 9 next to Home Paddock. Upon arrival, all spectators will walk down from the main road with black rubber mat to the Competition Paddock. Owing to the high number of spectators, for safety reason, we strongly advise all members and competitors to enter and leave the warm up arena, Competition Paddock or Home Paddock via Fairway Paddock.

 

Kindly please note that a directional signage will be posted up to reminder all members and competitors on the below location.

  1. Guessing Game on who is the winner

A guessing game on the winner with all spectators will be hosted for Competition 3 – The LONGINES Wrinklies Rice Bowl (Accumulator with Joker), Competition 4 – The LONGINES Fancy Dress Team Relay and Competition 5 – The LONGINES Jumping Class with two rounds. All participating riders will be introduced to the spectators before the start of the competition.

 

Competitors of The LONGINES Wrinklies Rice Bowl (Accumulator with Joker) (70cm)are required to gather at the entrance to the Competition Paddock (near the Stewards’ tent) at 11:10 a.m.

Since there are only 5 competitors, our Announcer will make a quick introduction of each of your names before you walk the course.

Please make sure that you have someone to take care of your horses when you are doing the parade and the course walk.

 

Competitors of The LONGINES Fancy Dress Team Relay (80cm)are required to dress up and gather at the white gate near to the VIP tent (See below reference photo) at 1:30 p.m. right after the Opening Ceremony.

All 7 teams with 21 riders will be required to do a short parade by walking from the VIP tent to the spectators’ stand direction inside the Competition Paddock.

Please make sure that you have someone to take care of your horses when you are doing the parade and the course walk.

 

Competitors for The LONGINES Jumping Class with two rounds (110cm) are required to gather at the white gate near to the VIP tent (See below reference photo) at 2:55 p.m.

All riders will be required to do a short parade by walking from the VIP tent to the spectators’ stand direction inside the Competition Paddock.

Please make sure that you have someone to take care of your horses when you are doing the parade and the course walk.

  1. Opening Ceremony of LONGINES Jumping Horse of the Year Show 2019

The Opening Ceremony of LONGINES Jumping Horse of the Year Show 2019 with 4 performance, namely Martial Art performance by Martial Cultural Center, Jazz dance by Bloom Dance Academy, Cheerleading team performance by S.K.H Ling Oi Primary School Cheerleading Team and the Hong Kong Police Dog Unit demonstration will be carried out from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., at the Competition Paddock. Everyone are welcomed to attend it and enjoy the show.

 

  1. End of Season Celebration Dinner

An End-Of-Season Celebration Dinner will be held on the 25 May, 2019 (Saturday) at the Arena Room, New Club House, Beas River Country Club. Cost will be HK$420 per person for the buffet. A cash bar will be available for drinks. All are welcome. The Horse of the Year Perpetual Trophies will be awarded at this event. Pre-registration via email on or before 10 May, 2019 (Friday) 6:00 p.m. is requested.

 

Winners of the Horse of the Year Perpetual Trophies will be invited to attend the End-Of-Season Celebration Dinner for free. All competitors of the entire HKEF Horse of the Year Show, including Eventing Horse of the Year Show, the LONGINES Jumping Horse of the Year Show, as well as the Dressage Horse of the Year Show will enjoy 50% discount on the dinner buffet. To register, please kindly email to zoe.tang@hkef.org/vicky.wong@hkef.org on or before 10 May, 2019 (Friday) 6:00 p.m..

 

  1. Adverse Weather Contingency

According to the weather forecast of Hong Kong Observatory, it is predicted that the weather will be showery with squally thunderstorms in the following couple of days. In light of the possible adverse weather on event day, the attached contingency will be made by the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation.

Please refer to our website at: http://www.hkef.org/?page_id=17034for update news or notice tomorrow.

 

Attached please find the below documents for your latest information:

  1. Update Time Schedule of the Longines Jumping Horse of the Year Show 2019
  2. Finalised Running Order of the Longines Jumping Horse of the Year Show 2019
  3. Update Event Activities Time Tables of the Longines Jumping Horse of the Year Show 2019
  4. Adverse Weather Contingency

     

Thank you for your attention on this notice and your cooperation in advance. Should there be any question, please do not hesitate to contact us at 2966 5078.

 

Good luck to all riders tomorrow!

 

Best Regards,

 

Hong Kong Equestrian Federation