L.O.P.E. Texas Benefit Horse Show
November 4th, 2023 @ Scissortail Hill
A fun relaxed schooling show to raise funds and awareness for Austin's own L.O.P.E. Texas racehorse rescue. Enjoy our wide variety of classes spread over our beautiful 50 acre property with all proceeds (minus the office fee) going directly to help care for the rescue and war horses at LOPE. Click here to learn more about LOPE and their wonderful programs and horses.
Thank you to all riders, trainers, and sponsors who supported the 2022 fundraiser!
Dressage Suitability Rail Classes - $20 each – Flat rail classes judging the horse and riders suitability for Dressage. Judge: Crystal Forsell
Dressage Tests - $20 each – Judge: Crystal Forsell
Intro, Training, USEA, Western, and any other tests which run in a SMALL ARENA. No regular/large arena tests.
Obstacle Trail Classes - $20 each – Two different patterns which will include such obstacles as bridges, boxes, noodles, cones, poles, flags, noise makers, curtains, and more. Obstacles focuses on bravery, and surefootedness, different speeds, negotiation of obstacles, and steering. The Horsemanship Challenge will be a pattern of daily tasks all riding horses should be able to handle that everyone can execute at home like mounting, opening gates, carrying items. Judge: Becky Luna
Novice Horsemanship Challenge
Advanced Horsemanship Challenge
In Hand Horsemanship Classes - $20 each - Three different patterns. Obstacle Trail focuses on bravery, manners, and surefootedness (may include bridges, boxes, noodles, cones, poles, flags, noise makers, curtains). Horsemanship focuses on different speeds, and handling/steering. The In Hand Horsemanship Challenge will be a pattern of daily tasks all horses should be able to handle that everyone can execute at home. Judge: Becky Luna
Obstacle Trail Course
In Hand Horsemanship Challenge
Jumper Classes - $20 each
Pile of Poles (Power&Speed/Optimum)
2' (Power&Speed/Time 1st JumpOff)
2'3" (Power&Speed/Time 1st JumpOff)
2'6" (Power&Speed/Time 1st JumpOff)
2'9" (Power&Speed/Time 1st JumpOff)
3' (Power&Speed/Time 1st JumpOff)
3'3" (Power&Speed/Time 1st JumpOff)
Hunter Classes - $20 each Judge: Rachel Jones
POP (Hunter, Hunter Under Saddle, EQ Over Fences, EQ On The Flat)
XR (Hunter, Hunter Under Saddle, EQ Over Fences, EQ On The Flat)
2' (Hunter, Hunter Under Saddle, EQ Over Fences, EQ On The Flat)
2'3" (Hunter, Hunter Under Saddle, EQ Over Fences, EQ On The Flat)
2'6" (Hunter, Hunter Under Saddle, EQ Over Fences, EQ On The Flat)
2'9" (Hunter, Hunter Under Saddle, EQ Over Fences, EQ On The Flat)
2'6"-2'9" HUNTER DERBY COURSE
2'-2'3" HUNTER DERBY COURSE
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Rider's First Show
Horse's First Show
Overall High Point Youth Rider
Overall High Point Adult Rider
Overall High Point Master Rider
Highest Dressage Score of Show
Obstacles Trail High Point
In Hand Horsemanship High Point
POP - 3'3" Champions
(Combining Hunters & Jumpers)
Eventing Derby $60 –Dressage, and mix of stadium/cross country (optimum time),
Novice - 2'11” (Nov A)
Beginner Novice - 2'7” (BegNov B)
Goldilocks - 2'4” (BegNov A)
Green As Grass - 2' (Intro C)
Baby - 12” (Intro B)
Pair Paces - $30 per rider - Ride over our Derby jump course with a buddy or trainer. Based on Optimum Time. Two per team. Trainers ride for free.
Beginner Novice - PP
Goldilocks - PP
Green As Grass - PP
Baby - PP
Lead Line - Short class for very little riders and their handler. Everyone wins!
Western Performance Classes - $20 each - Our judge will give feedback based on proper riding techniques, style, transitions, geometry, pattern presentation, and pattern accuracy. Horsemanship will cover basic riding skills. Discipline Pattern will mimic “Discipline Rail” classes with more advanced maneuvers such as lateral moves and speed alterations.
Judge: Becky Luna
Horsemanship Pattern W/T
Horsemanship Pattern W/T/L
Discipline Pattern W/T
Discipline Pattern W/T/L
Pre-Registration Required. Use the above online entry form. Closing date is MIDNIGHT Wednesday November 1st, FOR Dressage, Eventing, & Pair Paces. Every rider will be charged one Office Fee of $20, this helps management cover costs of show overhead. Payments are required for all entries. We can accept checks written to "Scissortail" sent to our address (found right below this paragraph) or PayPal payments to our email@example.com account.
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Dec. 9-10th - Coach Stewart Clinic
Dec. 16th - SHE Schooling Show #5
Contact us about scheduled and open schooling as well as our Yearly Schooling Pass.
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