Championship Check List

 

Before departure

1.      Contact team members

2.    Stall cards all done

3.     Travel plans

a.   Horse

b.    Equipment

4.    Tack care and repair

5.     New equipment, check fit and that it works

6.    Practice jogging horse

 

Arrival

1.      Horse first- stall set up (first safety and set up)

2.    Tack room- (required equipment)

a. Label with name/number (required equipment)

3.     Feed room- (first safety set up)

a.   Feed charts

b.    Feed containers (secure)

c.     Hay- marked- keep tied or bagged

d.   Provision for salt

4.    TEAM WORK

 

Briefing

1.      Bring notebook and take notes

2.    Bring all questions

3.     Bring vet notes

 

Jogs

1.      Proper dress

2.    Keep stiff horses walking

3.     BE ON TIME

 

Formals

1.      Use sheets- formal inspection sheets for your level and standard sheets for your level

2.    Bring rub rag and hoof pick

3.     BE ON TIME

 

Turn backs

1.     Horse first- sweat marks (ears, hind legs, belly)

2.   Tack- (bits, stirrup pads, saddles pads)

3.    Polish boots

4.   TEAM WORK

5.    Good use of time- (1 hour after ride)

 

Barns open and close

1.     BE ON TIME

2.   Be at all a.m. briefings or p.m. debriefings

 

Overall

1.     Keep isle ways raked and neat- nothing in isles

2.   Keep tack room neat

a.   Put everything back when your done using it

b.    Retie all equipment when done using it- (rake, pitchfork, grain container)

c.     Empty trash container when full

d.   Take care, of your own things. Donít leave your work for someone else to take care of.  This will make the job a lot easier for everyone.

3.    TEAM WORK

4.   Make arrangements for lunches/money before the start of each day. (meeting times, ice, drinks)

5.    No phones, pagers etc.

6.   Dress appropriately and workman like at all time in barn area.  You represent CNER and yourselves.

 

HM Judges

1.     Be polite

2.   Ask questions

3.    Make inquires when needed- (team captain, no frivolous inquires)

 

        Keep track of time and you will have plenty.

        Be neat and efficient

        GOOD LUCK AND HAVE FUN