Horse Show Camp, Kansas City, April 9-11


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Horse Show Camp, Kansas City, April 9-11

  1. 1. Spring Horse Show Camp with Abby White and Rachel Sherck Friday, April 9 through Sunday, April 11 Saddle and Sirloin 14401 Holmes Road Kansas City, MO 64145 Deadline for Enrollment: March 27, 2010 DETAILS • Youth ages 9-18. • Youth must be able to tack their horse up with little to no assistance. • Cost - $275, includes one stall, two breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners, supplies for activities, more than 10 hours of riding instruction, and workshops. • Additional stalls $10 each. Want to kick start your show season? Interested in spending a weekend with your horse and making new friends? Want to get started in a new event or get even better in your favorite class? Come to horse show camp! Events to be covered: Showmanship, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunt Seat Equitation, Hunter Hack, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Trail, and Reining. When you’re not on horseback, you’ll be learning more about what judges look for in each class, grooming and presentation, horse show procedure and etiquette, and more. On Sunday afternoon, participants will use what they learned in a campers-only horse show. Plus, every night there will be games, activities, prizes and great food. Students will stay the night in sleeping bags in the clubhouse with supervision from adult chaperons. About the instructors: Rachel Sherck and Abby White are experienced trainers and riding instructors. Both trainers give riding lessons in the Lawrence and Kansas City area, and are also contracted instructors at Woodson Hill Equestrian Center in Kansas City. Combined, Rachel and Abby have more than 25 years experience judging, riding, training, and showing horses in western and English all-around events. They are also accomplished past members of the K-State Horse Judging Team. Ready to sign up? Here’s how!
  2. 2. Step 1: Review the Tentative Schedule Friday 4:00 p.m. check-in 5:00 p.m. Session 1 6:00 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. Games and activities 9:00 p.m. Movie or lights out Saturday 8 a.m. Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Session 2 10:30 a.m. Session 3 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Session 4 2:30 p.m. Session 5 4:00 p.m. Session 6 6:00 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. Games & activities 9:00 p.m. Movie/lights out Sunday 8 a.m. Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Session 7 10:30 a.m. Session 8 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Show ~5:00 p.m. Go home with all you learned! Step 2: Review the Show Schedule Sunday 1:00 pm Only campers will show, parents welcome to attend! 1. Showmanship 7. Western Pleasure 2. Hunter Under Saddle 8. Walk/Trot WP 3. Walk/Trot Hunter Under Saddle 9. Horsemanship 4. Hunt Seat Equitation 10. Walk/Trot Horsemanship 5. Walk/Trot Hunt Seat Equitation 11. Reining 6. Hunter Hack 12. Trail
  3. 3. Step 3: Rate Your Interest and Skill Level Rate your interest in these sessions from 1-5, 5 being very interested. Mark with an “X” those events in which you do NOT want to participate. Using the definitions below, circle the skill level to the right of the event that best describes you. If your skill level is not listed to the right of the event, it is because the event is considered inappropriate for your skill level. We will do our best to place you only in the sessions that most interest you, but cannot guarantee every session will be available to every interested person. Events marked with * require a canter. Beginner: unfamiliar with the event and interested in working on the most basic skills. In riding classes, uncomfortable at the canter. Intermediate: familiar with the event and/or some experience showing in the event and interested in reviewing the fundamentals. In riding classes, comfortable cantering without holding the saddle horn. Advanced: has experience showing in the event and ready to work on finesse. In riding classes, very comfortable at the canter and confident with leads. ___ Showmanship Beginner Intermediate Advanced ___ Hunter Under Saddle Beginner Intermediate Advanced ___ Huntseat Equitation Beginner Intermediate Advanced ___ Hunter Hack* Intermediate Advanced ___ Western Pleasure Beginner Intermediate Advanced ___ Horsemanship Beginner Intermediate Advanced ___ Reining* Intermediate Advanced ___ Trail Beginner Intermediate Advanced Step Four: Have a parent fill out this form with you and sign it. First and Last Name ____________________________________________________________ Birth Date _____Yrs. Riding Experience ____ Yrs. Showing Experience _____ T-Shirt size_____ Horse Registered Name ___________________________________________________________________ Stable Name/Nickname___________________________ Breed _____________________ Age ______ Do you plan to bring more than one horse to this camp? If so – Second Horse Reg. Name _______________________________________________________________ Stable Name/Nickname __________________________ Breed ___________________ Age _______
  4. 4. Circle all answers that apply to the following questions: • I am interested in: English Riding, Western Riding • I participate in: 4-H, Pony Club, Open Showing, Breed (AQHA, APHA, etc) Showing • I have lessons with my horse(s): more than once per week, once per week, less than once per week but more than once per month, once per month, less than once per month • I am confident: riding my horse outside the arena, grooming and tacking up my horse, loading my horse in a trailer by myself, leading my horse, longing my horse, cantering/loping my horse, jumping my horse over small obstacles. Horse Camp Participation Agreement and Liability Release As a condition of participating in the horse show camp April 9-11 2010, the parties identified below agree to the following terms and conditions. Parent or Guardian first and last name ________________________________________________________________ I also make the agreement on behalf of the following minors who are my children or legal wards. 1._______________________________________ Date of Birth_________ 2._______________________________________ Date of Birth_________ Address_________________________________________________________ Home phone _______________________ Work phone ___________________ Cell ________________________________ Email ______________________ It is hereby agreed as follows: 1. I have requested to be near horses, receive riding instruction, and store equipment at Saddle and Sirloin, Kansas City, MO. 2. I understand that there are potentially serious risks and dangers inherent in equine (horse activities). 3. Liability Release. I (on behalf of myself and my minor children if any) agree that Abigail White and Rachel Sherck and any assistants, insurers, representatives, heirs, family members, assigns, affiliated persons, and other action on their behalf, shall not be liable for any damages arising from personal injuries that I (or my minor children, if any) may sustain as a result of undertaking any or all of these activities. By the execution of the Agreement and Liability Release, I agree to assume full responsibility for any injuries, losses, and or damages that may occur to myself and/or to my minor children. I hereby fully and forever release and discharge
  5. 5. Abigail White and Rachel Sherck and any assistants, insurers, representatives, heirs, family members, assigns, affiliated persons, and others acting on their behalf from all claims, demands, damages, rights of action, or causes of actions present or future, legal liability, resulting from or arising out of being allowed to be near horses, receiving riding instruction and guidance, or any other equine services as delivered under this agreement. 4. I agree that Abigail White and Rachel Sherck and any assistants, insurers, representatives, heirs, family members, assigns, affiliated persons, and other action on their behalf shall not be liable for any injuries or death that a horse may sustain as a result of undertaking any or all of these activities. By the execution of the Agreement and Liability Release, I agree to assume full responsibility for any injuries, losses, and or damages that may occur to my horse, tack, or equipment. NOTICE Under Missouri law, an equine professional is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities pursuant to the Revised Statutes of Missouri. 5. Insurance. I represent that I am now and will be at all times while near horses, receiving riding instruction or guidance, covered by accident/medical insurance. 6. Emergencies. Person(s) to contact in case of Emergency. Name_________________________________ Phone______________________ Relationship________________________ 7. Health and Disabilities. I understand that certain disabilities have accompanying conditions that pose special physical risks to the participant during exercise. Horseback riding is exercise. I herby certify that I, or my child, have no disabilities that would place me at risk while undertaking these activities. I have read this entire Agreement and Liability Release and fully understand it and the information that I have provided in this Agreement and Liability Release is true and accurate. Parent or Guardian Signature and Date______________________________________
  6. 6. Step Five: Print out PAGES THREE, FOUR, and FIVE of this document and mail it, along with a $50 check deposit to: Abby White ATTN: Camp 940 Edwardsville Dr. Edwardsville, KS 66111 TERMS The form and deposit must be postmarked by March 27, 2010. If you mail the form near enough March 27 and it won’t arrive by that date, please notify Abby by phone or email so she knows to expect it. If there are not sufficient youth signed up by March 27, the camp will be canceled, those who have signed up will be notified, and deposit checks will be returned. The $50 deposit secures a space in the camp. If campers are unable to attend the camp they may have their deposit returned if staff is notified before March 27. The camp accepts a maximum of 30 youth. Spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Should you apply after the 30 spaces are filled, you will be added to a wait list and you will be notified if there are cancellations. The balance of the fee, $225, will be due upon arrival Friday. Horses must have a valid health certificate (30 days) and negative Coggins (1 year). Questions? Abby, 785-822-4855 or email Rachel, 785-280-1671 or email Remember to bring: 30-day health certificate, 1-year Coggins, fitted halter and lead rope and appropriate tack for each session – English saddle, saddle pad, and bridle for hunt seat classes and western saddle, saddle pad, and bridle for western classes. Also, showmanship lead with a chain, as well as a longe line and longe whip. Also, hay, feed and water buckets and bucket hangers, grain, and grooming supplies for the horse, stall fork and muck bucket, sleeping bag/bedding and/or cot, changes of clothes, jeans or riding pants, riding boots, an optional helmet (required for the hunter hack session), optional spurs, a towel and personal products, a notebook and something to write with.