The final 2018 RES Spring Show Series competition gets underway this weekend May 12th and 13th at the grounds of a unique property.
“We are extremely grateful to the generous invitation of Mr. Ralph Terceira and family who have offered the use of Ocean View Farm, St. Mark’s Road, Smiths for the venue of the final 2018 Auto Solutions RES Spring Show,” a spokesperson said. “This beautiful property affords all competitors an opportunity to compete on grass.
“Along with the regular Hunter/Jumper and Equitation Classes, the RES show will also features driving classes on the Sunday; a Pleasure Driving Open Single carriage class and a carriage obstacle course which should prove to be exciting. Additionally, a Western Pleasure Class has been added for the Saturday.
This being the final of the show series, championships and special prizes will be awarded for the following divisions: Hunter Pony Classes; Low Hunter Pony Classes; Junior Hunter Horse Classes; Working Hunter Horse over 15.2hh Classes; Low Hunter Horse Classes; Walk & Trot Equitation 10 Years & Under Classes; Short Stirrup Equitation 12 & Under Classes; Junior Equitation Under 12 Classes; Junior Equitation 12-14 Classes; Junior Equitation 15-18 Classes; Adult Equitation Classes; Lead Line Equitation Under & Years Classes; X-Rail Hunter Under 12 Years Classes and 2’ Hunter 12 Years & Under Classes.
Individual Championships will also be awarded for various jumping classes.
“We welcome our visiting qualified judge Susan Horn, USEF Licensed Hunter and Hunt Seat Equitation Judge of the U.S. and FEI Jumper Judges Pam Mahoney and Mary Frances Gaglio of Bermuda,” a spokesperson said.
“The weekend show gets underway both days at 8:30am and the public are welcome no admission charge. Signs will be posted clearly indicating approved parking areas off of St. Mark’s Road and we would kindly ask everyone to abide by them as this is private property and we are able to host the show there by kind invitation. Please also note that no dogs will be permitted.
“A very special thank you to our generous sponsors: this year’s Title Sponsor Auto Solutions; Lead Sponsor the Lindo’s Group of Companies and Gold Sponsors: Bermuda Blueprinting; Treecon; Silver Sponsors: The Bermuda Bistro at the Beach; Bermuda Worldwide Shipping; Butterfield and Vallis; Easy Hauling Ltd., and Sousa’s Landscape Management.”