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2013 Grinnell Saddle Club Information     

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The following shows are held at the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds in Grinnell, Iowa: June 1, June 29, August 3 & September 14 o Directions to the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds: 3 miles north of I-80 on Highway 146. Turn east on Ogan Ave. Stalls at the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds are available for rent for $15/day, wood shavings are required in the stall. Exhibitor must clean stall prior to leaving. $10 will be refunded when stall is verified as clean. Camping with electric hookups is available for $18/day at the Poweshiek County Fairgrounds. Lunch stand & restrooms available on the grounds The following shows are held at the Iowa Equestrian Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa: July 12-14 o Directions to the Iowa Equestrian Center:  From I-380: take exit 13 towards Ely & Eastern Iowa Airport. Turn right (east) on Wright Bros. Blvd. SW, turn left (north) onto Kirkwood Blvd. SW., turn right (east) onto 76th Ave. SW, IEC will be on the right (south)  From Highway 30: take exit 253 for Kirkwood Blvd, Bowling St., turn left (south) onto Kirkwood Blvd. SW, turn left (east) onto 76 th Ave. SW, IEC will be on the right (south) Stalls at the Iowa Equestrian Center can be reserved by filling out the stalling form on our Facebook & Cowboy Calendar page, calling Kelly at 641-417-0009 or e-mailing at tkbirkey@windstream.net. NO JUMPOUTS Camping with electric hookups is available for $20/night at the Iowa Equestrian Center. Please indicate camping intentions on the entry form. The arena will be available at noon on Friday, July 12. Places in each class will be announced to 10th place. Payback will be awarded to 6th place on the following scale (27%-21%-18%-15%-12%7%) Weather postponements will be posted on our Facebook page & Cowboy Calendar 2013 Grinnell Saddle Club Rules

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All ages are as of January 1, 2013 (horses & exhibitors) Western tack required unless otherwise noted Stallions must be handled by persons 19 years old or older; Stallions must be stall or trailered at all times unless showing No excessive use of whips, bats or spurs A fall of a rider is considered a disqualification & is required to exit the arena The show committee reserves the right to split or combine classes Exhibitors/Spectators may not approach the judge until the conclusion of the show. Any concerns need to be expressed to the show management. Riders participating in the Lead Line class are not eligible for any other riding classes except 8 & Under Walk-Trot & the Teddy Bear Race. The Grinnell Saddle Club & the Poweshiek County Fair Association are not responsible in case of accidents, injury &/or theft. All exhibitors or legal guardians must sign the release of liability prior to showing.

Ranch Horse Style Class description The purpose of the Ranch Horse Style class is to demonstrate the versatility, attitude & movement of a working horse. This class should show the horse’s ability to work at a forward, working speed while under control by the rider. Light contact should be rewarded and horse does not have to be shown on a full drape of reins. The overall manners & responsiveness of the horse while performing & quality of movement are the primary considerations. The walk, jog & lope will have an emphasis on forward movement, free-flowing, & ground covering for all gaits. Transitions should be performed with smoothness & responsiveness.


2013 GSC Show Information & Rules