spring classic horse show will be on may 18-19, 2019 in katy, tx at the gswec.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS MAY 6, 2019
***IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM THE SHOW VENUE: All horses (showing or non-showing) coming on Great Southwest Equestrian Center property must have a health certificate written within seven days upon arriving on GSEC grounds. The health certificate must state that for the past 30 days the horse has not been treated or seen for an elevated temperature (in excess of 102 degrees) or exhibited any symptoms associated with an infectious disease. All horses must be accompanied by a copy of these health papers (current Coggins, proof of vaccination for Equine Influenza and EHV-1 or EHV-4 within six months of entry and a health certificate). Please have a copy to give to show personnel. Horses without these health papers may be asked to leave GSEC property.
BOOK YOUR HOTEL NOW!
TASHA Spring Classic - $89 rate (King or Double queens)
Home2 Suites by Hilton Houston/Katy (Pet-friendly)
20985 Katy Freeway
Katy, TX 77450
Last Day to book, May 13, 2019
BY PHONE: 1-800-774-1500 or 281-398-3500 (Group Code TAS / Hotel code HOUHK)
JUDGE—Brian Reimer, Senoia, GA
SHOW MANAGER—Janie Hamilton, Hixson, TN
ANNOUNCER/MUSIC—Travis Olinger, Cleveland, TN
PHOTOGRAPHER—Brooke Jacobs, Lexington, KY
FARRIER—Jeremy Stern, Georgetown, TX
PADDOCK MASTER—DOUG SULLENS, COLLEGE STATION
RINGMASTER—Adam Hensley, Shelbyville, TN
NO OFFICIAL VIDEOGRAPHER FOR THIS SHOW
Class #25 TASHA Debutante Pageant Model Horse-Details & Entry Form (A Saddlebred Rescue Inc Fundraiser)
Buy-A-Class # 1 (Class # 10): TBA
Buy-A-Class # 2 (Class # 36): TBA
Buy-A-Class # 3 (Class # 46): TBA
Buy-A-Class # 4 (Class # 63): TBA
2019 Spring Classic Horse Show Events & Highlights
UPHA and Saddle & Bridle Qualifiers
Class # 4 UPHA 10 & Under Walk/Trot Challenge Cup
Class # 6 UPHA Challenge Cup--17 & Under
Class # 37 Saddle & Bridle's ASB Hunter Seat Classic-- Adult Amateur/Junior Exhibitor
Class # 70 Saddle & Bridle's ASB Shatner Western Pleasure-- Adult Amateur/Junior Exhibitor
TASHA Debutante Pageant Model Horse Class # 25 A Saddlebred Rescue, Inc. Fundraiser
Any breed/Any age handler…dress in your Debutante best to present your horse for the title of 2019 TASHA Pageant Queen or King! Bonus points awarded to RESCUE Horses & Handler’s Debutante themed costumes. $50 entry donated entirely to SBR. Be ready for interview questions in the line-up! See full description and entry form for more details.
HIP-A-DEE HOP HORSE DERBY (Class # 65)--a HARTH Foundation Fundraiser (50/50 pot split)
Form a team for a relay race! Collect sponsorships (minimum $50 to enter) and get ready to Hop to a cash prize!!
Top two teams with the most sponsorships will get a 10 second head start. See full class description and pledge form for more details.
Volunteer for Barn Discounts
Every barn* that supplies at least 4 hours of total volunteer time at the show will receive 50% off one tack stall. Limit of one discount stall per barn. Volunteers will need to sign up in advance and check-in with the volunteer coordinator (TASHA merch table) at the show to make sure credit is given properly. Discount will be applied at check out. Volunteer opportunities will be posted soon! (*Barn is defined as an independently billed entity per show management)
ASHA Junior Judging Contest
We want the TASHA youth to try their hand at judging based on US Equestrian guidelines. Sign-up before the show at the TASHA merchandise table to receive your rules & instructions.
Show Hospitality—We need Sponsors!
Please join us ringside on Saturday evening for a wine & appetizer reception (water also provided). On Sunday, we will serve boxed lunches for all exhibitors & barn staff during the break.
Once Again Benefitting Saddlebred Rescue & Harth Foundation
Show profits and some merchandise sales will be allocated directly to our annual donations to these amazing organizations!
Plus all the usual exciting American Saddlebred Performance classes and Academy classes!!!
Plan your trip now—we’ll see you in KATY!!