Specs. - FEI Nations Cup - Ocala, FL

Ocala WInter Festival (V)
presented by Crum & Forster Insurance

February 13-18

This is a Tentative Event Description. For updates and full details, refer to the Official FEI Draft Schedule.

  FEI Competition Schedule: 
   
Tuesday,  
Feb. 13
720. FEI Horse Inspection/Jog, 11 am
Wednesday,    
Feb. 14

721. $35,000 WELCOME STAKE FEI
FEI Table A. Article 238.2.1. Against the Clock. Open to horses entered in the FEI Division. Riders Limited to Two horses in this class. FEI World Ranking Competition.

Thursday,
Feb. 15

722. $35,000 THURSDAY PRIX FEI
FEI Table A. Article 238.2.2. Time First Jump-off. Open to horses entered in the FEI Division. Riders Limited to Two horses in this class. Qualifier for Class 725. $300,000 Longines Grand Prix. FEI World Ranking Competition.

Friday,
Feb. 16

725. $265,000 LONGINES GRAND PRIX FEI
FEI Table A. Article 238.2.2. Time First Jump-Off. Riders Limited to One horse in this class. This class will be limited to 50 riders, including those Riders pre-qualified under FEI Rules, all Riders declared as Officials Nations Cup Team riders (max Four riders per team), plus the best finishers from class 722, up to the maximum of 50 riders. The horse must complete the initial round of at least one other FEI class prior to the Grand Prix, regardless of rider pre-qualification. Refer to draft schedule for additional details. FEI World Ranking Competition and USEF Ranking List class.

Saturday,
Feb. 17

726. $35,000 HITS Classic 

FEI Table A. Article 238.2.2 Against the Clock. Open to horses entered in the FEI Division. Riders Limited to Two horses in this class. FEI World Ranking Competition.

Sunday,
Feb. 18

727. $450,000 LONGINES FEI NATIONS CUP FEI
FEI Table A. Article 264 and Annex VIII, Article 6. Subject to change per FEI Rules pertaining to Nations Cup classes. Two Rounds not against the Clock, with a Time Allowed. Open to teams of four horses/riders officially chosen by their NF and entered in the FEI Division. Riders Limited to One horse in this class. World Ranking Competition and USEF Ranking List class.
Nations Cup: Prize Money Distributed as follows:

 

$389,000 to the horses on Teams per Nations Cup Rule 9:
1- $124,480              2- $77,800        3- $62,240                  4- $46,680
5- $ 31,120               6- $21,395        7- $15,560                  8 - $9,725 *
$61,000 (50,000 Euro) to the Rider(s) with the best performance over both rounds.

 


ENTRY POLICY
FEI Division: $675 per Horse

Definite Entry due by Wednesday, January 31, 2018

OFFICIAL ENTRY
Horses must be Officially Entered (Definite Entry) for the FEI Division and pay the FEI Entry Fee of $675 by Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Official Entry consists of  registration through the FEI Entry System and entry made directly to the Ocala Winter Festival. FEI Entry Fee of $675 is NOT refundable after the Definite Date of Entries.

SCRATCH/WITHDRAWAL
Any Scratch/Withdrawal must be made in writing to the Show Office. Scratches received prior to January 31, 5 pm (Definite Entry Date), will be subject to a $50 Processing fee if the horse does not show in any other classes. Scratches received after the Definite Entry Date will be responsible for payment of the FEI Entry Fee. The Scratch/Refund Policy will be applied to any horse entered through the FEI system and/or entered directly with the show.
NOTE: In the case of a scratch, also be sure to notify your NF to officially withdraw through the FEI Entry System.

SUBSTITUTIONS
Will be accepted until one hour prior to the jog. The horse being “Substituted For” will be subject to a $50 Processing Fee if it does not show any other classes.

FEI SPECIFICATIONS
Refer to Official FEI Draft Schedule for all details not covered below or in the FEI Horse and Rider Information. Updates will also be posted at HitsShows.com.

ELIGIBILITY
Riders will be invited for the FEI Section based on FEI Rules for Invitations for CSIOs. Refer to Draft Schedule.

SUBSTITUTIONS
Will be accepted until one hour prior to the jog. The horse being “Substituted For” will be subject to a $50 Processing Fee if it does not show any other classes.

HORSES PER RIDER LIMIT
Riders may enter a total of Three horses for the FEI Division. Riders are limited to Two horses in classes 721, 722 and 726. Riders Limited to One horse in classes 725 and 727. Refer to Draft Schedule for Details on Classes 725 and 727.

CLASS ENTRY/DECLARATION
Declarations must be made in writing in the Show Office by 5 pm the day before the class. Late Declarations subject to Management approval and may require the horse to work first in the Order of Go.

CROSS ENTRY RESTRICTIONS
The Horse may NOT compete in any non-FEI Class at the show until finished competing in the FEI section. The Rider may NOT compete in any Junior, A-O or Amateur Jumper Class at the show.

FEI STALLS
FEI Horse Stall fee for FEI showing horses is included in the CSIO Entry Fee. FEI Stalls for Tack, Feed, Grooming, etc., or for Non-Showing/Scratched Horses is $375. Stalls in the FEI Stabling area are 144 square feet, temporary, under tents with doors. Horses must be entered in the FEI Division to be eligible for Secure Stabling. Secure Stabling is available beginning Monday, February 12, 12 noon, and ends Monday, February 19, 12 noon.

OFFICIAL JOG
Tuesday, February 13, at 11 am. This jog is for horses entered in the FEI Division. Please check with the Stabling Office for stabling assignment prior to the jog.

SECURE STABLING
Horses entered in any class of the FEI Division are required to stable in the FEI Secure Stabling area beginning Wednesday immediately following the jog until the horse is finished showing in the FEI Division.

CREDENTIALS
Special credentials will be required for all owners, riders, trainers and grooms wishing to access the FEI Barn. Credentials will be distributed at the Jog.

IDENTIFICATION
Once the horse has entered Secure Stabling it must wear its assigned entry number when not in its stall. Horses may be ridden or exercised only in the supervised designated Schooling Areas.

RIDING/SCHOOLING/LUNGEING SCHEDULE                               
To be posted.

 

PRIZE MONEY DISTRIBUTION

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

$35,000 FEI

$11,550

$7,000

$5,250

$3,500

$2,100

$1,575

$1,050

$875

$700

$700

$350

$350

$265,000 FEI

$87,450

$53,000

$39,750

$26,500

$15,900

$11,925

$7,950

$6,625

$5,300

$5,300

$2,650

$2,650

                         


Further Questions on the FEI Nations Cup week at Ocala, contact Kristen Vale-Mosack at Kristen@HitsShows.com or Pam Walther at Pam@HitsShows.com or 845.246.8833.