Pick Your Time/Test Series

About our PYT Series

We offer schooling dressage shows that afford competitors the chance to ride any test at any available time of day.

You can use our online form to select your tests, ride times, to submit paperwork, and send payment. The earlier you sign up, the more likely your preferred time slots are open so enter now!

We also offer Fix-a-Test. Like a mini dressage lesson, you will perform your test and then get feedback from the judge, work on problem areas, and ride test again, if desired. Limited spots are available- large or small ring test.

You can also sign up for Leadline dressage tests. Use one of our suggested tests or find your own. Para dressage, gaited, Western, and Young Horse tests are also welcome and encouraged.

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Calendar

May 2023
June 2023
August 2023
September 2023
October 2023
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Rules & Guidelines

  • All payments must be completed on Compete Easy.
  • No checks, no cash, no website or Venmo payment.
  • Certificate/vouchers holders, email the show office at mdhorsetrials@gmail.com for entry instructions.
  • You “own” your ride slot. If you are not able to come you are responsible for either filling the slot or paying for it. 
  • Refunds – Before final closing, refunds less $25 office fee. After closing, refunds will only be given if someone fills your place from the wait list. If there is no wait list there will be NO REFUND and NO CREDIT after closing!
  • Show Cancellation: If for any reason the show is cancelled, there is no refund. Credits may be issued as circumstances allow.

Times and tests are emailed or posted the Tuesday before the event. Please check they are correct before the show!

Leadline dressage tests will be offered. Use one of our suggested tests or find your own. Para dressage, gaited, Western, and Young Horse tests are also welcome and encouraged.

Clear Round, Blue Ribbon Show Jump Rounds – come and ride within your jump height’s time window. Check in at the in gate. Clear rounds will receive a blue ribbon. $30 per round if entering before the show. Extra rounds available time permitting day of the show for $35. We will update the schedule below based on the number of entries if needed before the show.

Show Jump Rounds Tentative Schedule:

9:00am -10:00am – 18inches (Intro)

10:00am -11:30am – 2FT -2FT3″ (Elementary)

11:30am – 1:00pm – 2FT7″ (Beginner Novice)

1:00pm – 2:00pm – 2FT11″ (Novice)

2:00pm – 3:00pm – 3FT3″ (Training)

3:00pm – 3:30pm – 3FT5″ (Modified)

3:30pm – 4:00pm – 3FT7″ (Preliminary)

4:00pm-5:00pm – 3FT7″ + (Intermediate and Advance)

Front field cross country is open for schooling. $60 if signing up before the show. $65 day of the show.

  • You can ONLY enter via Compete Easy. No paper, email or PayPal entries.
  • Bridle numbers will not be available at the show. You must PRINT and bring the bridle number that will be emailed to you with the ride times. Bring your numbers or pinny holder with you! Use the back of an old bridle number or buy a universal bridle number.
  • Remember that you “own” your ride slot. If you’re not able to come you’re responsible for either filling the slot or paying for it.

  • Times and tests are emailed or posted the Tuesday before the event. Please check they are correct before the show!

Ribbons: For these shows, you will be pinned using the Danish system. Tests scoring:

70% or higher get a blue ribbon
66%-69.999% get a red ribbon
62%-65.999% get a yellow ribbon
57%-61.999% get a white ribbon
52%-56.999 get a pink ribbon

This method rewards your hard work and individual accomplishments without the stress of head-to-head competition.

Clear Round, Blue Ribbon Show Jump Rounds –  Clear rounds will receive a blue ribbon.

  • Use standard bio security practices:
    • Don’t let horses touch or share equipment, drink out of the same bucket, etc.
    • If your horse has a fever, don’t come.
    • Don’t touch other people’s horses.
    • Wash your hands frequently if you must touch other horses e.g. a trainer with multiple students who don’t board in the same barn.
  • The EDCC recommends a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection for out of state horses and a health declaration for all. We encourage people to take temps and do a self assessment. Safety for all. One wash stall open.
  • Check for the most recent outbreak reports at: equinediseasecc.org/alerts

Fees

If entered before the show

$30

Extra rounds available time permitting day of the show for $35.

$35
Change
$25/change

After closing date. Dropping down a level is free.

$25/change
Office/Scratch
$25/entry

Non-refundable. Included in cost of entry.

$25/entry
Returned Check
$50
$50
Camping
$50/night

With electric hook-up.

$50/night
Unleashed Dog
$100/dog
$100/dog

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