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INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENCE RIDE

13 MAY 2011

CEI* CEI** CEI *** F.E.I. RIDE

MAIN SPONSORS OF EVENT

 

Venue: Gobabis Show Grounds

Distances & entry fees:

NERA:      62 km; 81,8 km; 111,8 km                                  N$  200-00

CEI*:        111,8 km                                                                N$  600-00

CEI**:      126,5 km                                                                N$  750-00

CEI***:    160,3 km                                                                N$1000-00    

Registration with FEI is compulsory for riders and horses wishing to compete in the CEI*, CEI** and CEI***

Stabling fees are included.

ALSO REMEMBER TO BOOK YOUR DINNER, LUNCH AND OUR PRIZEGIVING BRUNCH ON THE CALCULATION SHEET!!

Entries: Closing date 4 May 2011

No monies will be refunded after closing date!

Fax entry forms and deposit slip to +264 62 565228

E-mail: venter@iway.na

No entries will be accepted without a deposit slip

Address all queries to:             Bennie Venter:             081 124 0549 / Fax: 062-565228

TAKE NOTE:  AN ADDITIONAL 50 % OF THE ENTRANCE FEE WILL BE CHARGED ON ANY LATE ENTRY

BRING ALONG OWN PORTABLE KRAALS

KRAALS WILL ONLY BE PROVIDED TO CEI** & CEI *** RIDERS

HORSES WILL BE INSPECTED UPON ARRIVAL

Winner of the 120 km in 2010


JEFTA GARISEB ON AKTAR

PROGRAM:

THURSDAY 12 MAY 2011

Registration:  10:00 � 13:00

Veterinary check: 14:00

Route inspection: 16:00

Route briefing and

official opening of ride 17:30

LUNCH:

Lasagne with rice and  salad� N$ 50-00 / person.

DINNER:

Chicken schnitzel with rice and vegetables � N$ 60-00 / person.

Children under 10 years N$ 30-00.

DURING THE DAY THE FOLLOWING WILL BE AVAILABLE:

Jaffels, brotchens, chips, bratwurst and russians.

BAR WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM 09:00 � 22:00

FRIDAY 13 MAY 2011

Coffee/tea and rusks for riders          03:00

First horses depart                            04:00

(final departure times will be announced at the opening ceremony)

LUNCH:

Beef Stroganoff with rice and vegetables  � N$ 50-00 / person.

DINNER:

300 g Rump steak with chips and vegetables � N$ 75-00 / person.

Children under 10  years � N$ 30-00.

DURING THE DAY THE FOLLOWING WILL BE AVAILABLE:

Jaffels, brotchens, chips, bratwurst and russians.

BAR WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM 07:00 � 24:00

SATURDAY 14 MAY 2011

PRIZEGIVING AND BRUNCH

Bratwurst, mini steak, bacon, eggs, tomatoes and various breads & coffee or juice � N$ 50-00 / person

Children under 10 years � N$ 25-00

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

1.         The following documents must be brought to the ride:

Ride logbook (Completed)

Horse logbook/FEI passport (completed)

(logbooks and vaccinations must be completed correctly to FEI prescriptions)

2.         The ride will be a qualifying FEI ride and be ridden under such rules.

81,8 km * , 111,8 km * ; 126,5 km ** and 160,3 km *** distances will be registered FEI rides.

3.         Minimum age and pre-rides for a horse to participate are as per Article 816 of the FEI rules:

Under the age of 5 years � not allowed to participate

5 years the maximum distance is 80km � 90 km

6 years for CEI* and CEI**

7 years for CEI***

Mares obviously in advanced pregnancies or with foal at foot cannot be entered in any event.

Riders and horses wishing to participate in the CEI qualifying rides should have successfully completed 2 rides of distances between 40-79kms and 2 rides between 80-90kms at speeds of 16kph or under, or alternatively, successfully complete 3 rides of distances of 80-90kms at speeds of 16kph or under.

It is the rider�s own responsibility to ensure that his/her horse qualifies

for the distance that such a rider wants to participate in.

4.         Maximum Pulse at Vet Gates: 64bpm within 20 minutes. At final Exams, the maximum pulse shall be 64 within 30 minutes.

5.         Ride distances:

Leg 1               Blue                 31,7     km                   Clockwise

Leg 2               Yellow             32,8     km                   Anti-clockwise

Leg 3               Red                 30,8     km                   Anti-clockwise

Leg 4               Green              31,2     km                   Anti-clockwise

Leg 5               Orange            17,3     km                   Clockwise

Leg 6               White              16,5     km                   Clockwise

160,3    km                  Leg 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

126,5    km                  Leg 1, 2, 3, 4,

111,8    km                  Leg 1, 2, 3, 6

81,8      km                  Leg 1, 2, 5

62         km                  Leg 3, 4

PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT DISTANCES OF SOME OF THE LEGS MAY CHANGE DUE TO THE FLOW OF THE RIVER.

6.         Maximum time to vet is 20min on all legs except the last leg which has a 30min time to vet.  Holding times between legs are 45 min for all legs.

7.         There will be a Vet re-inspection for participants to be announced at the ride.

8.         Time stop for all the distances at the vet point except for the rider�s last leg when the rider�s time will be stopped when such rider crosses the finish line.

9.         Weight divisions for Senior riders are as follows:

No weight division, Standard weight 70kg + and Heavy weight division 95kg +

10.       Categories of riders:

Child riders: 13 years and under � children are allowed to ride on their own from the age of 12 years.

Young riders: The year in which he/she turns 14 � 21 years

No weight:  The year in which a rider turns 14 - and choose not to compete in the Young rider division;

and all senior riders who choose not to weigh.

Senior riders: The year in which a rider turns 14 - and weigh between 70 kg � 95 kg may compete in this category.

Heavy weight: The year in which a rider turns 14 � and weigh 95 kg +

11.       The minimum time limit for all distances is 10km/h .

12.       All complaints to be valid must be in writing and accompanied by a prescribed deposit.

13.       Nobody except the official vets may under any circumstances give injections to any of the horses participating in the ride. Failure to adhere to this rule will lead to immediate disqualification of the horse and rider. In the instance where a horse is referred to the treatment veterinarian, the costs incidental to the treatment has to be paid by the owner and/or rider.

14.       No horses may leave the premises after the event unless signed out by the appointed veterinarian.

15.       Horses may be ridden without shoes, but if shod they must be correctly shod and the shoes must be in a suitable condition for the competition.  No whips will be allowed.  A third party encouraging a horse to trot in the vet gate is forbidden. Riders must please ensure that horses are trained to trot without encouragement.

16.       DRESS CODE:  PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT THIS IS A *** EVENT, AND YOU ARE REMINDED TO DRESS ACCORDINGLY (Art. 809 Endurance Rules).

No shorts, jeans, trainers or sandals will be allowed at the Opening ceremony, the Prize-giving ceremony as well as in the Vet gate.

During the actual competition all riders must wear appropriate riding attire, shirt/polo shirt to include a collar.  Protective headgear of a recognized endurance standard, and adequately secured, is compulsory for all riders whilst mounted.  Safe riding footwear with heels (12 mm or more) or safety stirrups are compulsory.

17.       Hay / Lucerne / feed can be bought at Kaap Agri                  062-564061

            Midwes Voere                                                                     062-562523

            Agra                                                                                     062-562751

18.       Ice can be bought at Metro                                                   062 � 564241

            Omaheke liquor Traders                                                       062 � 564427

OFFICIALS

President Ground Jury:         Mike Bredenkamp

Technical Delegate:                Zelda von Schauroth

Chief Stewart:                        Annette Hanekom

Members:                                Shanie Bosch

                                                Susan de Meyer

Veterinary Commission:

President:                                                   Dr Hercu van Niekerk

Foreign Veterinarian:                               Dr Leslie te Brugge

Members:                                                  Dr Marc Walton

Dr Iris Pack

Dr Callie Nel

Treatment Veterinarians:                          Dr Anja Boshoff

                                                                   Dr Ulrike Menne

Medical Doctor:                                         Dr Rudi Rudolph

Farrier:                                                      Stefanus Pienaar

Starter:                                                       Gert Vermeulen

Announcer:                                                Pierre Blaauw

Timekeeper:                                               Maryna Dauth

Stewards:   Gert Vermeulen and others

ACCOMMODATION

Erni�s B & B 062 -56 5222

Transkalahari End Resort 062 � 56 5656

Onze Rust Guest House 062 � 56 2214

Annalise�s Place 062 � 56 3376 / Fax: 062 � 56 5156

Big 5 Central Hotel 062 � 56 2094

Goba-Goba River Lodge 062 � 56 4499

Gobabis Guest House 062 � 56 3289

Horizon�s 062 � 56 4879/8

Sandune Lodge (20km out of town) 081 221 0132

Gecko�s 062 � 56 5375

Camping on the Show grounds - N$50/person/duration of the ride

This ride is proudly presented by Otjivero Endurance Riding Club, and we wish you a warm welcome and stay in Gobabis!!

Entry Form English

Inskrywingsvorm Afrikaans

Calculation Sheet (xls)
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