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Blue Ridge Classic Schedule and Class Changes

The Blue Ridge Classic has made several changes to its class schedule.


Class 45 – Pleasure Equitation – 17 & Under is now titled “Pleasure Equitation 14 – 17.” 

Class 47 ($100 IFSHA Regional Champion Friesian Walk/Trot – Open All Seats) – is now titled “$100 IFSHA Regional Champion Friesian Walk/TrotPLEASURE – Open – All Seats.”

Class 53 (Saddle Seat Equitation - Adult) – is now titled “UPHA Saddle Seat Equitation – Adult.”


Class 29A – ASB Five-Gaited – Open – will follow Class 29 and go before Class 30 on Tuesday Evening.

Class 45A – Pleasure Equitation – 13 & Under – will follow Class 45 on Wednesday Morning.

Class 70A – ASB Five-Gaited – Amateur Ladies – will follow Class 70 on Wednesday Evening.

Class 71A – ASB Five-Gaited – Novice Horse – will follow Class 71 on Wednesday Evening.

Class 104A – ASB Country Pleasure Walk/Trot – 17 & Under – will be the FIRST class on Thursday Evening.

Class 130A – Morgan Saddle Seat Equitation – 17 & Under Championship – to be the FIRST class on Friday Morning.  Must have shown & been judged in Class 83.

Class 147A – Hackney Show Pleasure Driving – $200 Jr. Exhibitor Championship – will follow Class 147 and go before Class 148 on Friday Morning.  Must have shown & been judged in Class 39 or Class 94.

Class 166A – ASB Five-Gaited – $300 Amateur Ladies Championship – will follow Class 166 on Friday Evening and go BEFORE the ring drag.  Must have shown & been judged in Class 70A.

Class 191A – ASB Country Pleasure Walk/Trot – 17 & Under Championship – will follow Class 191 on Saturday Morning and go BEFORE the ring drag.  Must have shown & been judged in Class 104A.

An abbreviated Academy session will immediately follow the Saturday Morning session.  There will be no break between performance and Academy classes.  Kent Swalla will judge and ASAC rules will be followed.  Entries may be made at the show, using the Blue Ridge entry blank, without penalty.  All changes MUST be made by 12:00 noon on Friday (July 27th) or be subject to a $25.00 fine. 

225. Show Rider Equitation – WTC

226. Academy Equitation – WTC – 18 & Over

227. Academy Equitation – WTC – 17 & Under

228. Show Rider Showmanship – WTC

229. Academy Showmanship – WTC – 18 & Over

230. Academy Showmanship – WTC – 17 & Under

231. Academy Equitation – WT – 18 & Over

232. Academy Equitation – WT – 11-17

233. Academy Equitation – WT – 10 & Under

234. Academy Showmanship – WT – 18 & Over

235. Academy Showmanship – WT – 11-17

236. Academy Showmanship – WT – 10 & Under

237. Academy Equitation – 8 & Under WT On Lead


Class 155 – ASB Three-Gaited Show Pleasure-$250 Novice Rider Championship – will MOVE to be the LAST CLASS OF SATURDAY MORNING (before the start of Academy classes).

For further info, contact Liz Holmes at 919-672-3741 or [email protected].  

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