About the concept .
“ACHIEVE YOUR EQUESTRIAN DREAM ”
This initiative was developed by Russell Potgieter and
and is supported by Fourways Equestrian Club and Fourways Riding Centre.
THIS SERIES WILL :
- take place in the new ( Milton/Martin Collins arena ) and other suitable arenas at Fourways Riding Centre.
- include 12 monthly League events which will be held over a period of one year and which will offer higher prize money and lower entry fees than what are currently being charged by the industry.
- host sponsored events.
- offer a structured, non obtrusive development system which will encourage equestrian learning and improvement and which will allow competitors an appropriate opportunity to gain valuable knowledge to systematically develop and enhance as riders.
- include the services of recognized F.E.I. Course Designers who will ensure a high quality creation of the both events and tracks. These tracks will include a detailed hard copy of the course which will show both the recommended lines, distances as well as the intended number of strides between the related obstacles.
In addition to the above :
- THE SERIES:
- Will be ideal for the young horse or rider who are starting their competition careers as the style and nature of the events will be progressively modified so as to ensure that all participants will be ready to move up a level by the end of the season.
- Will offer additional benefits for officials trainers and parents .
- Will ensure that all participants have access to a support system which will provide an up-to-date record of the their status within the league.
- Will insist that all results are published within 24 hours of the event .
Fourways Riding Center have been allocated 23 show dates for 2019.
12 of the above dates will consist of : “ACHIEVE MY EQUESTRIAN DREAM” series events.
HOW DOES “ACHIEVE MY EQUESTRIAN DREAM”
SERIES WORK .
- This series will be hosted at Fourways Riding Center on a regular monthly basis for “Child, Junior and Adult” registered and recreational riders .
- All competitors will earn points based on their placement in every event that they have competed in as well as SASJ points
- These points will be logged into an online system which will be available immediately after the event.
- The running total and current position of each riders ranking will be available on this web site.
Competitors who are registered with any club may take part in this series.
ACHIEVE YOUR EQUESTRIAN DREAM ALSO PROVIDES:
- a forum for all related officials to gain valuable mileage, whilst working under more senior officials.
- rider recognition.
- the opportunity to compete over show jumping tracks, built on a good quality, internationally recognized surface, designed to keep horses feeling better,for longer.
- a series of events which will take place over series of carefully styled showjumping tracks designed to get the best out of each competitor and to promote both confidence and the development of the horse and rider skill sets ,to move to the next level.
- an encouraging and defined time line for goal achievement and advancement.
- a forum to encourage correct riding, jumping, horsemanship and competition skills.
- online competition results which will be recorded and available to all competitors in this series, on this web site..
- An opportunity to attend regular Show Jumping and other Equestrian education Workshops and Clinic’s , hosted by top end show jumpers,dressage riders and trainers regularly before each “Achieve your Equestrian Dream” league show date.
- Offering tailored competitions under F.E.I. rules.
- a forum which will allow levels from 0.70 cm to 1.30m to enjoy 2 new exciting competitions never used before in SA.
- Each event will host 2 competitions per height/ level from 0.70cm to 1.30m.
- an opportunity for all entrants to perform at their best, in a structured competitive equestrian “goal setting” environment.