The Prelude circuit is a Horse Show Circuit in Southwestern Ontario. The circuit started in 2010. The shows are hosted at local area stables. Riders collect points at each show towards year-end awards presented at the Prelude Awards banquet.

2024 Prelude Horse Shows

– 44135 Sparta Line St. Thomas Ontario N5P 3S8 – Julie Claus 519.494.8679
– 3433 Crampton Drive Mossley, Ontario N0L 1V0 – Savannah Rijk 519.871.1914
– 28953 Marsh Line Dutton, ON N0L 1J0 – Melissa Hillis 519.871.7592
– 44135 Sparta Line St. Thomas Ontario N5P 3S8 – Julie Claus 519.494.8679
– 684536 Road 68 (Highway #2) Woodstock, ON N4S 7V7 – Ashley Sinke-McCarthy 519.608.3031
– 12817 Medway Rd, Arva, ON N0M 1C0 – Kim Crawford
– 630 Trinity Road, Jerseyville, ON L0R 1R0

Prelude Horse Show – Standings/Results


Divisions & Classes

Lead Line
  • Best Turned Out, Lead Line Walk Only, Lead Line Walk Trot, Costume
Walk Trot
  • Equitation Under Saddle, Walk Trot Hack, Walk Trot Command, Obstacle/Poles
Starter (Walk/Trot/Canter)
  • Equitation Under Saddle, Hack, Command, Obstacle/Poles
Junior – Under 12 (Crossrails)
  • Warmup, Hunter Over Fences, Equitation Over Fences, Hunter Under Saddle, Equitation Under Saddle
Senior – 12 & Over (Crossrails)
  • Warmup, Hunter Over Fences, Equitation Over Fences, Hunter Under Saddle, Equitation Under Saddle
Novice 2’ Childrens/Adult
  • Warmup, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Over Fences, Equitation Over Fences, Equitation Under Saddle
Hack
  • Road Hack, Show Hack, Pleasure Hack, Hunter Hack
Modified Pony
  • Warmup, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Under Saddle
Equitation 2’3″ and 2’6″
  • Equitation Over Fences, Equitation Under Saddle
2’3 Childrens/Adult
  • Warmup, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Under Saddle
2’6 Open Hunter
  • Warmup, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Under Saddle
2’9 Open Hunter
  • Warmup, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Over Fences, Hunter Under Saddle
2’6 Jumper
  • Clear Round, Immediate Jump Off, Speed, Immediate Jump Off
2’3″, 2’6″ and 2’9″ Jumper
  • Clear Round, Immediate Jump Off, Optimum Time, Immediate Jump Off
2’6″ and 2’9″ Jumper Medal
  • Medal Round

ENTRY FEES

  • $15 per warm up
  • $15 per Class
  • $10 Administration Fee per entry
  • $5 Medic Fee
  • One entry form to be used per horse/rider combination

PRELUDE RULES

  • All divisions in the beginner section of the show are open to riders who have not shown at recognized shows requiring them to jump higher than the division they wish to show in at the Prelude show. (i.e. A rider who showed crossrails at a recognized show could show in crossrails or novice at a Prelude show).
  • Lead Line Division – All riders are to be lead by capable attendant. Riders in this division may not cross enter into starter division.
  • Walk, Trot Division – Riders in this division may cross enter into the Starter Division
  • Starter Division – Riders in this division may also compete in the Walk, trot division OR the Junior/Adult Beginner Division
  • Junior Crossrails – Is open to riders up to the age of 12. Riders in this division may also compete in the Starter Division OR the Novice Division
  • Senior Crossrails – Is open to riders 12 years and older. Riders in this division may also compete in the Starter Division OR the Novice Division
  • Novice Division – Maximum height of 2’. Riders in this division may also compete in the Junior/Adult Beginner Divisions OR the Hack Division
  • Hack Division – Open to horses and ponies.
  • Modified Pony Division – Open to pony/rider combinations that have not shown at recognized shows. Riders must be age appropriate for the size of pony being shown. Fences will be 3″ (inches) lower than respective divisions. Lines will not be adjusted.
  • 2’3” Child/Adult Hunter Division – Open to horses and ponies
  • 2’3″/2’6″ Equitation Over Fences Junior/Amatuer Equitation on the flat.
  • 2’6” Hunter Division – Open to horses and ponies
  • 2’9” Hunter Division – Open to horses and ponies
  • 2’3” Jumper Division – Open to horses and ponies
  • 2’6” Jumper Division – Open to horses and ponies
  • 2’9” Jumper division – Open to horses and ponies
  • 2’6”/2’9″ Jumper Medal – Open to horses and ponies
  • Warm up rounds will be run prior to each division. Entries may purchase a max. of 2 warm up rounds per division. Warm up is 1 round, or maximum of 3 refusals.

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