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  • Spring Hunter Pace – an Equestrian Event

    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, May 16th, 2020

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

    Gates open 8:30 am for riders with first out 9am and last out 12pm.

    Gates open for tailgating beginning at 10am.


    Riders: $50/per person with pre-registration prior to May 15th, 2020 then tickets go to $55.

    Tailgating Patrons: $25/per person (BYO picnic and enjoy the day).

    Tickets can be purchased HERE.

    The first 50 paid registrants receive a complimentary Spring Hunter Pace Hat 

    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 helmet and boots.

    * 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 May 15th. 2020 then $55/person.

    * 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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