Thursday, January 11, 2007

Kelt Capital Horse of the Year 2007 CEI2* 100km Endurance

Press Release:

Kelt Capital Horse of the Year 2007 CEI2* 100km Endurance event is fast approaching. The course is set and the South African and European teams are packing their bags. If you are even remotely interested please contact the secretary on this email ( to be penciled in, no money required till definite entries date.

Programme for the event is:
Thursday 15th March 2007
1200 Riders, horses and officials to be on site at Hastings A & P Showgrounds
1330 Preride Vet
1500 Safety Brief and Preride brief by GJ Pres, Vet Com Pres, Course Marker, TD.
This brief will travel to Havelock north to view Finish line safety and vetting requirements

Friday 16th March
0615 Riders assemble
630 Start from main stadium

For conduct of the event GJx3, TD, Chief Steward x 1and vets panel of 3 plus the treatment vet will be at Haupiri station Ocean beach.

At start of 3rd loop GJ (2), Vets (2), along with timekeeper and vet gate stewards will move to Havelock North

Last horse to leave will be followed by remainder of officials direct to Havelock North. When riding time for first loop is known closing time of last vet gate will be advised to all competitors. This time control is to ensure the horse travel safely into Havelock north finishing line

1530-1700 Finish line open in Havelock North

1630 And on transport starts to move horses from Havelock north to KCHOY base at hasting A & P grounds

Saturday 17th March 2007
1415 All Entrants assemble mounted
1430 Enter arena, Vets x 3 judge trot out first unmounted then ridden for all of the Best Conditioned Horse qualifiers only. Scores are added to total from previous day then results announced, draw for spot prizes made then all prizes presented, team prizes awarded.

Prizes include:

Air ticket and attendance at South African event for 1 First across the line, 2 first fittest horse, 3 first NZ team member and 4 spot prize drawn from all entries crossing the start line. Only one ticket per winner in order shown. In addition Junior prize plus Teams prize.


Nicole Munro-Johnson I High Performance Administrator & Endurance Sport Manager I Equestrian Sports NZ I Phone +64 4 499 8994 I Fax +64 4 499 2899

Equestrian Sports NZ is the trading name of the New Zealand Equestrian Federation Inc.

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