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2021 VBHSA Cooler Show
Aug 21 & Aug 22


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Contact Whitney for more information.



2020 VBHSA Cooler Show High Point Winner
"Lusso" and Kennedy Dewan


2021 Cooler Show
@ Bridlewood Farm

Bridlewood Farm
Bridlewood Farm

1924 Sanderson Rd. Chesapeake, VA
Kasey Evans
Phone540-847-5866
EmailEmail


Judge: TBD

Show Manager: Kasey Evans

Contact:
Phone540-847-5866
email Email

Stewards: TBD

Schooling ends
TBD
Show Starts:
TBD

2021 Prize List

Will be available approx. 2-4 weeks prior to cooler show date.

Online Entry Form
Will be accessible 2 weeks prior to show

Show Fees:

Divisions: TBD
Classes & Warm Ups: TBD
Stalls: TBD (non-refundable)
Checks Payable: "VBHSA"

Parking:
TBD

Hard copy of Coggins is required to show
*NO EXCEPTIONS*

To allow for social distancing at secretary stand, please provide your trainer with your check for show fees and a copy of the coggins.
Your trainer will submit them to the show secretary on the day of the show and will receive your show packet.
Open checks are permitted for day of show, but must be submitted by the trainer at check in.



Cooler Challenge &
Classic Rules

$500 Cooler Challenge
Entry Fee: TBD

Biography sheet must be submitted by 10:00 am the day of the show

Objective: To offer a class that shows the overall ability of horse and rider. This class will recognize the trainer, owner of the horse, parents of the rider and class sponsors. It is open to juniors and amateurs. The class is to be judged on the best overall horse and rider combination.
Class Requirements: The class will run in the format of the Hunter Classic. No entries will be accepted once the class has started. There will be two rounds ridden over two different courses. Numerical scores will be announced at the completion of each horse/rider’s trip. The top 12 rounds will be called back and will ride the second course in reverse scoring order (lowest score starting first), within jump heights.
Jump Heights: Small Ponies 2’ Medium Ponies 2’3” Large Ponies 2’9” Horses: 3’
Rules of the course: The first course and second course will have 8-10 fences.
Each round is worth 50% of your total score.
The scores will be announced upon completion of each round
Each rider must wear protective headgear in accordance with general rules.
Mane braiding and proper show attire is required.
Adults may ride ponies.
Owner, rider and animal must be VBHSA member 30 days prior to Cooler Show
Prizes: First Place: $200, Perpetual Trophy and Ribbon
Second Place: $125 and Ribbon
Third Place: $75 and Ribbon
Fourth Place: $50 and Ribbon
Fifth Place: $30 and Ribbon
Sixth Place: $20 and Ribbon
Seventh Place: Ribbon
Eighth Place: Ribbon

More Details...

$250 Cooler Show Classic
Entry Fee: TBD

Biography sheet must be submitted by 10:00 am the day of the show

Objective: To offer a class that shows the overall ability of horse and rider. This class will recognize the trainer, owner of the horse, parents of the rider and class sponsors. It is open to juniors and amateurs. The class is to be judged on the best overall horse and rider combination.
Class Requirements: The class will run in the format of the Hunter Classic. No entries will be accepted once the class has started. There will be two rounds ridden over two different courses. Numerical scores will be announced at the completion of each horse/rider’s trip. The top 12 rounds will be called back and will ride the second course in reverse scoring order (lowest score starting first), within jump heights.
Jump Heights: 2’ or 2’6” (Rider’s Choice)
Rules of the course: The first course and second course will have 8-10 fences.
Each round is worth 50% of your total score.
The scores will be announced upon completion of each round.
Each rider must wear protective headgear in accordance with general rules.
Mane braiding and proper show attire is required.
Proper show attire is required.
Adults may ride ponies.
Owner, rider and animal must be VBHSA member 30 days prior to cooler show
Prizes: First Place: $100 and Ribbon
Second Place: $50 and Ribbon
Third Place: $40 and Ribbon
Fourth Place: $30 and Ribbon
Fifth Place: $20 and Ribbon
Sixth Place: $10 and Ribbon
Seventh Place: Ribbon
Eighth Place: Ribbon

More Details...

Sample Prize List
Saturday, August 21
Start time TBA


Actual prize list will be posted 2 weeks prior to Show

*VHSA Assoc. points awarded
(Number of entries are subject to change)

No. of Entries Class # Division
1 Warm Up
Unjudged, Open all day
2 VBHSA Breeding
Open to VBHSA recorded horse/pony
3, 4, 5 Open Hunter
Fences: 2', 2'6, or 3'
  6, 7, 8 Thoroughbred Hunter*
Fences: 2'6 or 3'
  9, 10, 11 Green Hunter Horse*
Fences: 2'6 or 3'
  12, 13, 14 Working Hunter*
Fences: 2'6 or 3'
  15 $500 VBHSA Challenge
  16, 17, 18 Adult Amateur Hunter*
Fences: 2'6 or 3'
  19 VHSA Associate Adult Amateur Equitation*
Fences: 2'6 or 3'
  20 VHSA Adult Amateur Equitation on the Flat*
Walk, trot, canter; judged on position, control and guidance.
  21, 22, 23 Children's/Junior Hunter*
Fences: 2'6 or 3'
  24 VHSA Associate Children's/Junior Equitation*
Fences: 2'6 or 3'
  25 VHSA Associate Junior Equitation on the Flat 14 & Under*
Walk, trot, canter, judged on position, control and guidance
  26 VHSA Associate Junior Equitation on the Flat 15-17*
Walk, trot, canter, judged on position, control and guidance
Limited Schooling Break
  27, 28, 29 Small, Medium, Large Pony Hunter*
Fences: Small 2', Medium 2'3, Large 2'6
  30, 31, 32 Green Hunter Pony*
Fences: Small 2' Medium 2'3 Large 2'6
  33 VHSA Associate Pony Equitation over Fences*
Fences: Ponies: S-2', M-2'3, L-2'6

Sample Prize List
Sunday, August 22
Start time TBA


Actual prize list will be posted 2 weeks prior to Show

*VHSA Assoc. points awarded
(Number of entries are subject to change)

No. of Entries Class # Division
34 Warm Up
Unjudged, Open all day
  35 Lead Line
  36, 37, 38 Very Beginner Pleasure
All riders in first year of showing
  39, 40, 41 Walk - Trot Equitation Younger
Riders 10 and Younger
  42, 43, 44 Walk - Trot Equitation Older
Riders 11 and Older
  45, 46, 47 Short Stirrup Hunter*
Fences: Cross rails (Held in indoor arena)
  48, 49, 50 Beginner Equitation
Fences: Cross rails (Held in indoor arena)
  51, 52, 53 Pleasure Pony*
Open to ponies shown in hunter tack on the flat ridden by juniors
  54, 55, 56 Pleasure Horse Junior*
Shown by Juniors with hunter tack on the flat
  57, 58, 59 Pleasure Horse Adult*
Shown by Adults with hunter tack on the flat

**Schooling Break**
30 Minutes
  60 $250 Cooler Show Classic
(Details)
  61 Open Equitation on the Flat
Junior & Adult Riders
  62 Open Equitation over Fences
Fences: 2' or 2'6 or 3'
  63, 64, 65 Schooling Hunter
Fences: 2' or 2'6
  66, 67, 68 Special Hunter
Fences: 2' or 2'6

Bridlewood Farm


Host of the 2021 Cooler Show


2020 Cooler Sponsors

We would like to thank our wonderful and generous sponsors!
And encourage you to support them as they have supported the VBHSA!

If you would like to sponsor our 2021 Cooler Show, please Email us!