GEORGIA STEEPLECHASE

Photo Credit Paula Sebusch and Tony Ross

FALL HUNTER PACE
Georgia Steeplechase invites you to experience the breathtaking beauty of Kingston Downs. Enjoy an exciting adventure for both horse and rider and/or come with your family and friends, BYO picnic and tailgate as patrons.

English and Western welcome!

Saturday, September 19th, 2020

Kingston Downs, 0 Gore Springs Road, Rome,  GA 30161

Gates open 8:00 am for riders with first out 9am and last out 12pm.

Gates open for tailgating beginning at 10am.

***Riders participating in Georgia Steeplechase Amateur Races on October 24th, must attend the Safety and Skill Clinic held on September 19th from 9-10am***

Tickets:

Riders: $50/per person with pre-registration (prior to September 15th, 2020) and $55 at the door.

Cross Country and Jump Course in the infield (open 9-2pm): $20/person

Tailgating Patrons: $35/per vehicle (BYO picnic and enjoy the day).

Safety and Skill Clinic: Complimentary for those wishing to participate in the Georgia Steeplechase Amateur Races on October 24th.

Tickets can be purchased HERE

RACE ENTRY FORM

ASSUMPTION OF RISK HUNTER PACE WAIVER

About the Event

A HUNTER PACE is a relaxed competitive event. Riders compete solo or on teams over a marked cross-country course ranging in length from 6-9 miles. Each individual/team must attempt to come closest (plus or minus) to the ideal time for their division, which is set in advance. All jumps are optional with marked go-arounds. Awards and prizes for divisional winners.

  • Division 1: The Chase – experienced riders running a fast to medium pace (canter/trot)  (starting at 9 am)
    • Adult/Junior (19 and under)
    • Fences
    • Hilltoppers (no fences)

  • Division 2: Hacking About – medium pace (walk/trot/canter)
    • Adult/Junior (19 and under)
    • Fences
    • Hilltoppers (no fences)

  • Division 3: Hilltoppers – leisurely pleasure ride (walk/trot)
    • Adult/Junior (19 and under)
    • Fences
    • Hilltoppers (no fences)

* Youth = 19 and under.

* All riders required to wear a ASTM/SEI certified helmet and boots. Safety vest optional.

* Parents must sign waivers for children under the age of 18.

* Riders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

* Rider pre-registration $50/person through September 19th, 2020 and $55/person at the door.

* All courses are clearly marked

* Jumps are stone walls, coops and natural obstacles up to 3′

*Jumping is optional and all jumps have go-arounds

* MUST be up to date with negative Coggins.

* Unfortunately, no refunds. If we canceled for any reason, the reschedule date TBA.

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