FESTIVAL OF DRIVING PLEASURE SHOW 2021
DATES: November 6-7, 2021.
WE NEED ENTRIES. PLEASE CONSIDER JOINING US!
Postmark date for mailed entries just extended to Oct. 20. No late fee required now until the 21st for both mailed and online entries. All entries must be received by Oct. 30.
REQUESTING SPONSORS FOR CLASSES AND DIVISIONS NOW: Also accepting display ads and horse/carriage related advertising. Sponsor/Advertising Form available now. Deadline will be Oct. 22.
This is an ADS recognized event. ADS Membership is required, or submit a non-member form (link below when entry is posted) with your entry. Membership in the ADCS Club is not required as a result of ADS recognition.
WAIVERS REQUIRED: All persons entering this venue must submit this ADS Disclaimer and Hold Harmless Agreement. Please download the *form and save it to your device, with your last name and "disclaimer" in the file name. Open that file and read, then fill out the form, save it and then submit it. (Some pdf readers may let you use a signature to sign the form).
If doing an online entry, the Online Entry Form will allow you to upload the Disclaimer from your device to be submitted with your Entry.
Otherwise, please email the Disclaimer to Karen Austermiller, the Event Secretary.
*If submitting the PDF Entry Form by mail, the Disclaimer is included on that form, with room for several in the party to sign.
Coming to spectate? You may also submit this waiver via email and avoid having to sign at the site, or bring your signed form with you to turn in.
Also required is the Arizona Driving and Carriage Society Release Form. The link will take you to the form that can be submitted online.
ENTRY OPENS: NOW OPEN. Prize List See Prize List for all information related to this show. See below for how to Enter - by Mail or Online.
IF MAILING AN ENTRY, please download the appropriate forms and submit: (Best to download to your computer before printing, and some of the ADS forms can be filled out before you print them.)
ADS Disclaimer/Hold Harmless Agreement, which is included on the entry form.
The ADCS Pleasure Show Release (we forgot to add it to the entry form pdf) linked above -submit online
Copies of Equine Coggins and required vaccinations (see below) and Health Certificate if coming from out of state, or have these with you to present when you check in
Copy of ADS VSE/Pony measurement card, if you have one, or bring it with you. Those with a VSE or Pony who do not have the measurement card will be measured on site. More information to follow and those this applies to will be notified of the procedure.
Note: Affidavit, Voucher Form, and ADS Membership Form are also included at the back of the Prize List
IF ENTERING/PAYING ONLINE: Go to Online Entry page.
ENTRY CLOSES: Mailed entries should be postmarked by Oct. 15, 2021. Postmark for early entry extended to Oct. 20. Online Early Entry closes Oct. 20th. After that, Late Entries, mailed or online, will be accepted (must be received) until Oct. 30 with a late fee of $30. Entries arriving near the 30th may not be included in the show Program. There will be NO entries accepted on site show date, but those pre-entered may add classes.
SILENT AUCTION AT THE EVENT - Donated items appreciated. Please see our Facebook page for information on how to send a picture of any donations for posting on that site. And visit the Silent Auction Album to see what will be up for grabs at the Saturday evening social at the event.
JUDGE: Craig Kellog, NC PDJ "R" and PDTD "R"
Technical Delegate: Katy Rhinehart, NC PDTD "r"
EQUINE HEALTH REQUIREMENTS/DOCUMENTATION (ADS and/or WestWorld)
Negative Coggins Test within twelve months of Event
Documentation of Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus (Rhinopneumonitis) vaccinations within the six months prior to entering the competition venue. (see ADS Rule Book for more detail and exceptions, and acceptable type of form of documentation - Article 6.3)
Out of state equine require a Health Certificate within thirty days of the event.
DIVISIONS AT THIS SHOW (Measurement Card required for all VSE and Ponies as per ADS; may be possible to be measured at the show. More information to follow.)
Single VSE - under 99 cm (under 39 inches)
Single Small Pony - 99 cm to under 120 cm (47 in. included, but 47 1/4 in. is not)
Single Large and Medium Pony, Pleasure Vehicle - 120 cm through 149 cm (58 2/3 inches)
Single Horse, Pleasure vehicle. (14.3 hands and above)
Pairs/Multiples, Pleasure Vehicle, except any VSE or Small Pony in the Division
Utility/Marathon Vehicle, any hitch
Junior to Drive, any turnout
Drafts are welcome to participate in the divisions above based on equine size and/or vehicle type. Turnout and gaits required would be the same as for others in the division.
CLASS LIST (order probably set, but could change). Download the Class List
# SATURDAY CLASSES-ring 1
1 Turnout Single Horse, Pleasure Vehicle
2 Turnout Single VSE
3 Turnout Single Lg & Med Pony, Pleasure Vehicle
4 Working Single Horse, Pleasure Vehicle
5 Working Single VSE
6 Working Single Lg & Med Pony, Pleasure Vehicle
7 Turnout Single Small Pony
8 Turnout Utility/Marathon Vehicle, any hitch
9 Turnout Pairs/Multiples, Pleasure Vehicle except VSE/Sm Pony- any size equine
10 Working Single Small Pony
11 Working Utility/Marathon Vehicle, any hitch
12 Working Pairs/Multiples, Pleasure Vehicle except VSE/Sm Pony - any size equine
13 Junior to Drive - Turnout
14 Gentlemen to Drive
15 Junior To Drive - Working
16 AARP – Horse/Med & Lg Pony, any hitch (driver + oldest horse age = 65 yrs. or more)
17 AARP VSE and Small Pony, any hitch (driver + oldest horse age = 65 yrs. or more)
18 Ladies to Drive
19 Maiden Driver Class, working, all hitches (Driver has never won a blue ribbon at a Pleasure Show)
20 Green Equine Class, working, all hitches. (Horse has not previously shown in more than 1 Pleasure Show)
SHORT BREAK - to set cones course/walk course
21 Progressive Cones, Single VSE
22 Progressive Cones, Single Small Pony
23 Progressive Cones, Junior to Drive
24 Progressive Cones, Single Lg & Med Pony, Pleasure Vehicle
25 Progressive Cones, Single Horse, Pleasure Vehicle
26 Progressive Cones, Pairs/Multiples, Pleasure Vehicle except VSE/Sm Pony, any size equine
27 Progressive Cones, Utility/Marathon Vehicle, any hitch
# SUNDAY CLASSES-ring 1
28 Antique Carriage Class
29 Red Hat Class
30 Carriage Dog Class (due to facility rules, dogs must be in the carriage and not running on the ground)
31 Junior to Drive - Reinsmanship
32 Reinsmanship Single Horse, Pleasure Vehicle
33 Reinsmanship Single VSE
34 Reinsmanship Single Lg & Med Pony, Pleasure Vehicle
35 Reinsmanship Single Small Pony
36 Reinsmanship Utility/Marathon Vehicle, any hitch
37 Reinsmanship Pairs/Multiples, Pleasure Vehicle except VSE/Sm Pony - any size equine
LUNCH BREAK - Set Cones Course/Walk Cones
38 Fault and Out Single VSE
39 Fault and Out Single Small Pony
40 Fault and Out Junior to Drive
41 Fault and Out Single Lg & Med Pony, Pleasure Vehicle
42 Fault and Out Single Horse, Pleasure Vehicle
43 Fault and Out Pairs/Multiples, Pleasure Vehicle except VSE/Sm Pony - any size equine
44 Fault and Out Utility/Marathon Vehicle, any hitch
RESET COURSE - break to walk course
45 Reverse Psychology Single VSE
46 Reverse Psychology Single Small Pony
47 Reverse Psychology Single Lg & Med Pony, Pleasure Vehicle
48 Reverse Psychology Single Horse, Pleasure Vehicle
49 Reverse Psychology Pairs/Multiples, Pleasure Vehicle except VSE/Sm Pony - any size equine
50 Reverse PsychologyUtility/Marathon Vehicle, any hitch
Classes to count in Divisions for Championship (Reinsmanship class is the tie breaker):
In Single VSE, Single Small Pony, Single Lg & Med Pony,
Single Horse, Pairs/Multiples, and Utility/Marathon Vehicle
Divisions - 6 Classes count (show in at least 5 to qualify, must include
Reinsmanship): Turnout, Working, Reinsmanship,
Progressive Cones, Fault and Out, Reverse Psychology
Juniors to Drive Division - 5 Classes count (show in at least 4 to qualify,
must include Reinsmanship): Turnout, Working,
Reinsmanship, Progressive Cones, Fault and Out
FOOD ON SITE: We do not think there will be any vendors near our show for food or drinks. So plan to bring your own, or leave the grounds to visit nearby establishments. There will be a Dressage Show in another section of the venue, and they may or may not have some vendors.
STABLING: Available on the grounds and close to our Show Ring. Pricing will be included on the Entry Form. Box stalls. Bedding required in any horse stalls, and must be purchased on site, with direct payment to the providers. You may not bring your own shavings. Can be purchased in advance and will be delivered to your stall prior to the show. Tack stalls also available.
CAMPING ON GROUNDS: Available at the facility, and includes water and power. Reserve in advance through the RV office. Phone number 480-312-6802. Payment for camping is made to the facility.