Important notice on Horse Inspection and tentative time schedule of the HKEF Local Jumping Competitions and the FEI World Jumping Challenge 2018 2nd Competition (19-20 May 2018)

2018/05/16

Dear all members,

 

Kindly be reminded that the 2nd Competition of the FEI World Jumping Challenge 2018 Hong Kong will be held on this coming weekend from 19 – 20 May, 2018 and its inspection will be carried out on 18 May 2018 (Fri) at 4:00 p.m. at Beas River Equestrian Centre Competition Paddock.

 

FEI World Jumping Challenge 2018 Hong Kong
2nd Competition Information

18 May (Friday) Horse Inspection
4:00 p.m. Onwards  Competition Paddock
19 May (Saturday) HKEF Local Jumping Competition (Day 1)

10:00 a.m. onwards

 

FEI World Jumping Challenge 2018 – 2nd Competition (Round 1)

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (tbc)

 

Competition Paddock

(Please refer to the tentative time schedule as attached for details)

20 May (Sunday) HKEF Local Jumping Competition (Day 2)

10:00 a.m. onwards

 

FEI World Jumping Challenge 2018 – 2nd Competition (Round 2)

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (tbc)

 

Competition Paddock

(Please refer to the tentative time schedule as attached for details)

Course Designer Mr. Jaime Morillo (ECU)
Judges Ms. Connie Lau, President of Ground Jury (HKG)

Dr. Linda Lam, Member of Ground Jury (HKG)

Ms. Alice Mak, Member of Ground Jury (HKG)

 

Important Messages

50% subsidy on horse transportation

In order to encourage more riders to compete in the Challenge, the HKEF will provide a 50% subsidy on horse transportation for all HKEF members competing at the FEI World Jumping Challenge 2018. Reimbursement for the 50% horse transportation cost will be processed upon receipt of the original invoices to HKEF office on or before 6:00p.m., 8 June, 2018 (Friday). Any late submission will not be accepted.

 

Horse inspection
Horse inspection will be conducted on 18 May 2018 (Friday) at the Beas River Equestrian Centre Competition Paddock at around 4:00PM. Under the new Veterinary Regulations, riders must be present at the Horse Inspection. Any riders who are not able to attend the horse inspection should obtain prior approval.

The HKEF is delighted to share with you our trot-up video starring Hong Kong rider Patrick Lam and demonstrating a correct trot-up at horse inspection of FEI event.

YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thrsWKdbHFE

 

Best-presented Award

Best-presented Awardwill be selected by the Judges and the Veterinarians during the horse inspection. A cash prize of HK$200 will also be granted to the groom as a token of encouragement on competition dates.

 

Minimum participation

As stated in the show schedules, ungraded classes may be cancelled if less than five entries are received.

 

 

Essential Documents

  1. Horse inspection list for FEI World Jumping Challenge 2018 2nd competition.
  2. Horse inspection set up plan
  3. Tentative Time schedule for HKEF Local Jumping Competition on Saturday, 19 May and Sunday, 20 May 2018 & FEI World Jumping Challenge 2018 2nd competition
  4. Tentative running order HKEF Local Jumping Competition on Saturday, 19 May and Sunday, 20 May 2018
  5. FEI WJC rules

On competition days (Saturday, 19 May and Sunday, 20 May 2018), should there be any emergency, you may contact Mr. Jeff Ho at 9479 9579 or Ms. Vicky Wong at 6053 0866 .

 

Good luck to all competitors! Thank you for your support and attention.

 

Best regards,

 

Hong Kong Equestrian Federation