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FESTIVAL OF DRIVING PLEASURE SHOW 2023
October 28-29, 2023 at Horseshoe Park, Queen Creek, AZ

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We expect to have some High Point Breed Awards for Hackney, Registered Miniatures, Registered Morgans, and possibly others.

About the 2023 Venue: 

Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre

 20464 E. Riggs Road

 Queen Creek, AZ 85142

  Site and Location map

There should be a food vendor or Food Truck on site.

 

Our show will use the covered arenas. Horse stalls and tack stalls will be available.

RV parking will be available.

Horse trailer parking is closer to our show rings than it was last year.

 

See the Prize List for details.

Please Note: We will be sharing this venue with a Cowboy church service from 4-8:00 pm on Friday and a Barrel Racing group on Sat. morning until about 1:00pm.  All carriages will need to stay on the west side of the venue, and limit driving to only the warm-up or show ring, and not around the grounds. Barrel racers will be using the east side of the venue.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ON EVENT DAYS

If interested, you can see positions remaining and sign up by using the Link below. Shifts are 8 am to noon, and approx. 1 pm to 5 pm.

Sign Up Genius

Volunteer Coordinator's contact info is listed on the Sign-up genius page.

An American Driving Society Recognized Horse Show

 

Class and Division sponsors, advertisers, and donors needed to help support this only ADS recognized Pleasure Show in the West. SPONSOR FORM   See what classes and divisions still need sponsors.

OFFICIALS

Our Judge:  Jody Cutler, PDJ "R," D "R," CDJ "S"

Our TD: Gregg Cutler, PDTD "R," CDTD "R"

Announcer: Peter Atonna

Show Photographer: Jean McFazden

Show Time: First Class each day is expected to start at 

9:00 am. Last class each day should end before 5 pm.

$20 classes, and if you pre-enter six classes when you submit your entry, you may choose a seventh class for free!

DOWNLOAD PRIZE LIST (revised 9/8/23). This has all the division and class descriptions and info you need about the show and required entry documentation-please read! See a "PARKING" update and "other events" info related to Friday afternoon and Sat. morning move in.

IMPORTANT ENTRY DATES

Early Entry: September 1, 2023 thru Oct.12 

Late Entry:  Oct.13 thru Oct. 20th. 

October 7th postmark is suggested for mailed entries to arrive by Oct.12 and avoid late fees. $30 Late Fee applies to entries either Mailed or Online that arrive/are submitted  after Oct. 12 and by Oct. 20, 2023.

No entries RECEIVED after October 20 will be accepted.  No new entries will be possible show days, but those already entered may add classes on show days.

Sat. Evening Dinner: Deadline for Tickets is Oct. 16. Order on the Entry Form if we will get it before the 17th, or order separately before the 17th. ONLINE FORM Link is in column to the right under the Social/Auction Information. Competitors, participants, and volunteers are welcome to attend.

 

FILES FOR THIS EVENT

ENTRY FORMS: Mail-in Entry Form   Online Enter/Pay Form

ADS Non-member Voucher or Membership Affidavit, if needed. 

Online ADS Disclaimer and Liability Waiver

This form can be filled out online and submitted directly to the Event secretary. Anyone unable to sign on a Driver's entry form (all in the party need to sign) or a volunteer or spectator, can submit the waiver here.

ADS Disclaimer and Liability Waiver.pdf

This version of the waiver can be downloaded to your computer and then filled out and saved and printed - to bring with you to the event, or emailed to the show secretary: Karen Austermiller

See the Divisions and Classes.

Additional information added as available. Check back often. 

Venue Website

PLAN AHEAD:  Site Entry Requirements: A negative Coggins within 12 months of the show date is required for any equine entering the facility from out of state. Out of State equine also require a current Health Certificate, dated within the previous 30 days. Proof of vaccination is needed for Equine Influenza and Equine Herpes Virus (Rhinopneumonitis) within the 6 months prior to entering the venue. Show your documentation at Check-in, or include copies with your entry. See the ADS website for descriptions of accepted forms of vaccine documentation. 

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Juniors Encouraged-ADS Fees paid by ADCS.

 

See last year's Results.

DIVISIONS OFFERED

CLASSES OFFERED

Advertising and Sponsorship deadline is Oct. 20 to insure inclusion in Horse Show Program.

 

ADCS Members - not planning to show? How about sponsoring a Class?

Visit our Facebook Page for Silent Auction Items (listed in Sept-Oct)

List of Sponsors for this 2023 show. (added as received.)

Social and Silent Auction Saturday Evening:

 

Auction items will be displayed and bids may be placed all day Sat. by the Show Office. Approximately one hour after the last class (time still to be determined), we will gather for an All You Can Eat Taco Bar at Casa de Mina, a restaurant within a few miles of the event site.

 

Final bids on auction items can be made during the dinner. Winners will then announced and your cash or checks gladly accepted. 

Tickets for the dinner will be available at a cost $20 per person (slightly higher if ordering online), with ADCS covering the remaining cost. Because the restaurant needs a count by Oct. 17, tickets will need to be purchased before that date. See the link to an online form for tickets below, or if ordering on a mailed entry or the online entry form, please include an order there ONLY if your entry will arrive before Oct. 17.

Link to Order Dinner Tickets Online

Casa de Mina

25728 S Power Rd.

Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Map/Directions from venue

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divisions

DIVISION SPONSORS will be added as they are received.

SEVEN DIVISIONS 

Division: Single/Multiple VSE ANY VEHICLE   

Sponsored by: Ann Kosin

 

Division: Single/Multiple Small Pony ANY VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

Division: Single Pony, Pleasure Vehicle

Sponsored by: 

Appendix GR-B. ADS Equine Measurement Program

1.1 ADS Ponies are 120cm to 148cm; with or without shoes; 149cm with shoes.
1.2 ADS Small Ponies are 99cm to less than 120cm; with or without shoes.
1.3 ADS VSEs are less than 99cm; with or without shoes.

Division: Single Horse, Pleasure Vehicle

Sponsored by: Samantha Holbrook

 

Division: Pair/Multiple Horse/Pony ANY VEHICLE

Sponsored by: Kevin and Marcia Fetherston

 

Division: Utility/Marathon Vehicle ALL HITCHES

Sponsored by: 

 

Division: Junior to Drive ANY VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

Each Division winner receives a beautiful Champion Buckle along with a Champion Ribbon.

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CLASS SPONSORS will be added as they are received.

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Class List - Saturday

Class 1 - TURNOUT SINGLE HORSE, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by: Shelly & Mike Rider

 

Class 2 - TURNOUT SINGLE/MULTIPLE VSE, ANY VEHICLE

Sponsored by: Miniature Horse Association of Az

 

Class 3 - TURNOUT SINGLE PONY, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 4 - WORKING SINGLE HORSE, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

Class 5 - WORKING SINGLE/MULTIPLE VSE ANY VEHICLE

Sponsored by: Miniature Horse Association of Az

 

Class 6 - WORKING SINGLE PONY, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 7 - TURNOUT SINGLE SMALL PONY ANY VEHICLE

Sponsored by:

Class 8 - TURNOUT UTILITY/MARATHON VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 9 - TURNOUT PAIRS/MULTIPLES, PLEASURE VEHICLE

 Sponsored by:                        

 

Class 10 - WORKING SINGLE SMALL PONY ANY VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 11 - WORKING UTILITY/MARATHON VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 12 - WORKING PAIRS/MULTIPLES, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

Class 13 - TURNOUT JUNIOR TO DRIVE

Sponsored by: .

 

Class 14 - GENTLEMEN’S DRIVING CLASS

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 15 - WORKING JUNIOR TO DRIVE

Sponsored by: 

Class 16 - AARP HORSE/PONY, any hitch

Co-Sponsored by: 

 

Class 17 - AARP VSE/SMALL PONY, any hitch

Sponsored by: Ann Kosin

 

Class 18 - LADIES’ DRIVING CLASS

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 19 - WORKING, MAIDEN DRIVER​

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 20 - WORKING, GREEN EQUINE

Sponsored by:

 

Class 21 - PROGRESSIVE OBSTACLES, SINGLE/MULTIPLE VSE

Sponsored by: Ann Kosin

 

Class 22 - PROGRESSIVE OBSTACLES, SINGLE SMALL PONY

Sponsored by: 

Class 23 - PROGRESSIVE OBSTACLES, JUNIOR TO DRIVE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 24 - PROGRESSIVE OBSTACLES, SINGLE PONY

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 25 - PROGRESSIVE OBSTACLES, SINGLE HORSE

Sponsored by:

 

Class 26 - PROGRESSIVE OBSTACLES, PAIRS/ MULTIPLES

Sponsored by:  

 

Class 27 - PROGRESSIVE OBSTACLES, UTILITY/MARATHON VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

Class List - Sunday

Class 28 - ANTIQUE CARRIAGE CLASS

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 29 - RED HAT CLASS

Sponsored by: Christina Klein-Ellis

 

Class 30 - CARRIAGE DOG CLASS - Special Class Trophy

Sponsored by: Ann Kosin

Class 31 - REINSMANSHIP, JUNIOR TO DRIVE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 32 - REINSMANSHIP SINGLE HORSE, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 33 - REINSMANSHIP, SINGLE/MULTIPLE VSE

Sponsored by:

 

Class 34 - REINSMANSHIP, SINGLE PONY, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by: Shelly & Mike Rider

Class 35 - REINSMANSHIP, SINGLE SMALL PONY

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 36 - REINSMANSHIP, UTILITY/MARATHON VEHICLE

Sponsored by:

 

Class 37 - REINSMANSHIP, PAIRS/MULTIPLES, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by:

                      

Class 38 - GAMBLER'S CHOICE OPEN

Sponsored by:

Class 39 - FAULT AND OUT, SINGLE/MULTIPLE VSE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 40 - FAULT AND OUT, SNGLE SMALL PONY

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 41 - FAULT AND OUT, JUNIOR TO DRIVE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 42 - FAULT AND OUT, SINGLE PONY, PLEASURE VEH.

Sponsored by: 

Class 43 - FAULT AND OUT, SINGLE HORSE, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

Class 44 - FAULT AND OUT, PAIRS/MULTIPLES, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

Class 45 - FAULT AND OUT, UTILITY/MARATHON VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 46 - REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY, SINGLE/MULTIPLE VSE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 47 - REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY, SINGLE SMALL PONY

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 48 - REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY, SINGLE PONY, PLEASURE VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 49 - REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY, SINGLE HORSE, PLEASURE VEH.

Sponsored by:

 

Class 50 - REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY, PAIRS/MULTIPLES, PLEASURE VEH.

Sponsored by: 

 

Class 51 - REVERSE PSYCHOLOGY, UTILITY/MARATHON VEHICLE

Sponsored by: 

Ribbons awarded through six places, with an additional prize to 1st Place.

Sponsors

Sponsorships/Donors/Advertisers for this Show

(Added as Received-Click here to go to Sponsor Form Page )

Supporting Donors

Supporting Sponsors

Shelly & Mike Rider

 

Friends of the Event

 

Division Sponsors

Junior Division: 

Single/Multiple VSE: Ann Kosin

Single/Multiple Small Pony: 

Single Pony, Pleasure Vehicle: 

Single Horse, Pleasure Vehicle: Samantha Holbrook

Pair/Multiple Horse/Pony: Kevin and Marcia Fetherston

Utility/Marathon Vehicle: 

Class Sponsors

Christina Klein-Ellis

Ann Kosin

Miniature Horse Association of Az

Shelly & Mike Rider

Advertisers

Fur'n Purr Grooming Salon

Fantazee Farms-Julie Mitchell

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