The Waredaca Classic Three Day Event is excited to announce the 2022 Road to the Three Day Challenge. The Road to the Classic is paved with preparation, and these participating events offer an ideal path to success:
The Horse Park of New Jersey Horse Trials July 30-31, 2022
Waredaca Farm Horse Trials August 19-21, 2022
Seneca Valley Pony Club Horse Trials September 3-4, 2022
Old Tavern Horse Trials September 24-25, 2022
Morven Park Fall Horse Trials October 5-9, 2022
***Waredaca Classic Three Day Event October 21-23, 2022***
To be eligible for the Challenge, competitors must meet the following requirements:
Novice/Training/Modified: competitors complete a minimum of any of the three of the participating events in addition to completing the Classic Three Day.
Beginner Novice: competitors must complete a minimum of any two of the participating events in addition to completing the Classic Three Day. Double points will be awarded at the Waredaca Farm Horse Trials on August 19-21, 2022.
Points will be awarded according to placing at the participating events as follows: first place: 10 points, second place: 8 points, third place: 7 points, fourth place: 6 points, fifth place: 5 points, and sixth place: 4 points. Completion of an event placing seventh or lower will be awarded 3 points. Points for the Classic Three Day event are doubled in value.
Winners of the Challenge will be awarded a halter, generously donated by RideSafe and Davis Equine, and a free entry to all five participating events in 2023 – approximately an $1000 value! A winner will be named at the Beginner Novice, Novice, Training and Modified levels of the Classic.
Make your plans now to join the 2022 Road to the Three Day Challenge!
***Please note that completion of the requirements for the Road to the Three Day Challenge do not necessarily qualify a competitor for the Waredaca Classic Three-Day Event. Be sure to check the formal qualification requirements for the classic series event here.
There is still time to experience the long format of three-day eventing this year, by competing in a fall USEA Classic Series Event! The USEA Classic Series offers long-format eventing at the Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, Modified, and Preliminary levels, and there are still a few left on the fall calendar in various Areas.
This story first appeared in the August 2022 issue of Sidelines Magazine.
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