Ontario Hunter Jumper Association

2018 OHJA 3' Handy Hunter Challenge

This popular class is back for 2018!  

These classes are to be traditional Hunter competitions reminiscent of open field type classes. To be shown over a set course that mimics the conditions found in the hunt field. The course will be set at 3’ with a minimum of 10 jumps. The course should include ‘field hunter’ type fences such as a coop, straw bales, natural post and rail, gates, hedges. Handy test options must include roll backs, unique approaches, broken lines, trot jumps, unrelated distances, bounce, wingless jumps, skinny jumps and jumps with no ground lines, handy test/track options.

Open to Juniors and Amateurs who have not competed in classes requiring them to jump any horse higher than 1.0M at the same horse show. No requirement to have competed in another hunter class or division at the same horse show in order to enter this class.

Classes will be held at the following competitions:

Erin Welcome at Angelstone                                                    June 6 - 10, 2018
Summer Classic at Caledon Equestrian Park                         June 26 - July 1, 2018
The Champions at Angelstone                                                 August 15 - 19, 2018
Autumn Classic at Caledon Equestrian Park                          September 12 - 16, 2018

Judging:

The Handy Hunter Challenge shall be judged numerically scored (out of 100) on quality, movement, jumping style, handiness, manners and way of going. Pace and brilliance are to be rewarded.
Ribbons and prize money awarded to 10th place. Horses must jog. Horses may jog in hand or mounted EC315.6.
Formal attire is requested.
Entries (owner and rider) must have a current OHJA membership to participate.When both the 3ft and 3’6” OHJA Handy Hunter Challenges are offered at the same horse show Horse/Rider combinations may not compete in both Challenges.

Provincial Award points will be awarded in these classes (EC G113).

OHJA 3'6" Handy Hunter Challenge

NEW IN 2018!
OHJA Junior/Amateur 3’6 Handy Hunter Challenge

New in 2018, the OHJA is proud to present the 3’6 Handy Hunter Challenge.
Open to 3’3”- 3’6” Junior Hunters and Amateur Hunters. No requirement to have competed in another hunter class or division at the same horse show in order to enter this class.

Classes will be held at the following competitions:

Autumn Classic or Fall Finale (TBC) at Caledon Equestrian Park           September 12 - 16, 2018

These classes are to be traditional Hunter competitions reminiscent of open field type classes. To be shown over a set course that mimics the conditions found in the hunt field. The course will be set at 3’6” with a minimum of 10 jumps. The course should include ‘field hunter’ type fences such as a coop, straw bales, natural post and rail, gates, hedges. Handy test options must include roll backs, unique approaches, broken lines, trot jumps, unrelated distances, bounce, wingless jumps, skinny jumps and jumps with no ground lines, handy test/track options.

Judging:

The Handy Hunter Challenge shall be judged numerically scored (out of 100) on quality, movement, jumping style, handiness, manners and way of going. Pace and brilliance are to be rewarded.

Ribbons and prize money awarded to 10th place. Horses must jog. Horses may jog in hand or mounted EC315.6.  Formal attire is requested.
Entries (owner and rider) must have a current OHJA membership to participate.
When both the 3ft and 3’6” OHJA Handy Hunter Challenges are offered at the same horse show Horse/Rider combinations may not compete in both Challenges.

Provincial Award points will be awarded in these classes (EC G113).


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