2013 PUREBRED ARABIAN PLATINUM PERFORMANCE CHALLENGE 1. ORGANISER Platinum Performance Challenge PO Box 878 Nylstroom 0510 2. ENQUIRIES Erick van Jaarsveld Tel : 083 5565015 [email protected] 3. DATE AND VENUE Date Venue 4. 4 – 5 January 2013 Druiwefees - Nylstroom CLOSING DATE OF ENTRIES – DATE OF BIRTH OF HORSES AND AGES OF RIDERS 1 December 2012 CLOSING DATE OF ENTRIES – Faxed & Electronic 14 December 2012 (from 21st to 25thOctober late entries will be accepted at double price) 5. ENTRY FEE R200-00 per liberty horse per class R120-00 per riding horse per class. R60-00 showground levy per horse (Stable Fee & Castle de Wildt) R300-00 per stable hands at Castle de Wildt No late entries will be allowed at the gate. Bedding is excluded from the showground levy and can be obtained at the Castle de Wildt. 6. ENTRY PROCEDURES Cheques to be made payable to: Druiwefees. FAXED ENTRIES: To ensure that a faxed entry is accepted, a deposit slip must accompany the entry form, showing the member’s membership number on the deposit slip. Fax No : 0147173963 DIRECT DEPOSIT DETAILS : Druiwefees ABSA Modimolle Account No : 9231040244 Reference no. Arab plus membership no with society 7. ENTRY FEE: ENTRIES WITHOUT THE CORRECT ENTRY FEE AND PROOF OF PAYMENT WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. Entries that are incorrect or incomplete will not be processed and entry fee will be forfeited. Horses under 1 year will be entered with birth notification attached as per pending rule set out by studbook. No pending horses over 1 year will be accepted. Imported horses will lose their pending status after 6 months of date of arrival in South Africa. NUMBERS & CATALOGUES Numbers & Catalogues will be available at the Castle de Wildt from 3rd January 2013. 8. STABLING The Druiwefees do not have stabling facilities available. Horse will be stabled at Castle de Wildt, approximately 4km from the festival. Handlers/riders/owners will therefore need to manage time in order to have horses on time at the festival ready for the particular class. STABLE REQUISITION FORMS TO BE CORRECTLY COMPLETED. STRICTLY FIRST COME FIRST SERVE. 9. CHAMPIONSHIP CLASSES Participation is compulsory for the relevant qualifiers. 10. EARLIEST ARRIVAL 3 January 2013, unless special arrangement have been made. 11. GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR ENTRIES Entries are restricted to members and registered breeders of the Arab Horse Society of South Africa or any other WAHO accepted registry, who are in good standing with the Society. Please give due regards to the conditions under which international handlers/SADEC members may show horses. All entries are subject to the current Show Rules and Regulations of the Society. All horses entered in the show must be registered as pending and/or registered with the AHS of South Africa or any other WAHO accepted registry. The ages of all horses and riders (where applicable) are to be calculated from the date of birth up to the 1st December 2012. The Organisers has the right to combine, divide or cancel classes should it be necessary. Please note the minimum entry of 5 horses per class will be strictly adhered to. Entry Fees are not refundable for any reason other than cancellation of a class. Champions must be available for photo sessions as ordered by the Society. 12. JUDGE Hanlie Scott will judge both performance and liberty classes. 13. DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE Erick van Jaarsveld Johan du Plessis Welma Joubert 14. GENERAL INFORMATION Directions to Druiwefees – www.druiwefees.co.za Directions to castle de Wildt www.lbgholdings.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=48&Itemid=123 ACCOMODATION Thaba Monate – 014 2291/4131 Silver Streams – 014 717 9835 Silver Rocks Karavaan Park – 014 001 7032/33 Shangri La – 014 718 1600 San Rock – 014 717 4005 Weesgerus – 014 718 7100 Coro Creek Guesthouse & Nyl Retreat – 079 317 2816 Temple Holiday Resort – 087 820 7185, 087 820 7186, 082 884 2590 15. PHOTOGRAPHERS The photographer is H2 Photography. Please visit their website at www.h2pics.co.za. A warm thanks to them for providing the photo’s for the advert of the show.