Midsouth News

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Lesson with an NE  - hard copy of the info and entry form.  Google entry form link is below but will need to also read the info form. 

Thinking of moving up? click on the link above for opportunities to have a lesson and get feedback from a National Examiner before making your decision to sign up for a national riding testing.  All of the dates are also listed on our Midsouth calendar. 



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Upper Level Testing! C3-A Eventing; C3-B Dressage  Lexington, KY  Closes April 9!!  Contact Lisa Bechtol.  The new testing phases are on the right side of this page below Rally News.

Pony Club Fundraiser Shows:

Save the dates and support each other whenever you can -

April 10th/11th West Tennessee Clinic with Hilda Donahue
May 15th Bluegrass CT
June 1st Huntsville Jumper Show
June 15th Huntsville Jumper Show
July 13th Huntsville Jumper Show

Upper Level Testing News:

Click on Members: Member Materials on the menu bar to view C3 & B outlines for your testings, the USPC Record Book file,  lesson ideas and other helpful aids for upper level candidates.

C3, B and A Eventing testings can be taken in two phases:

    C3 - Phase 1: Turnout, Bandaging, Longeing and Riding on the Flat.  Phase 2: Riding Over Fences.

    B - Phase 1: Bandaging, Longeing and Riding on the Flat.  Phase 2: Riding Over Fences.

    A - Phase 1: Riding on the Flat.  Phase 2: Riding Over Fences.

The A riding section may now be completed before the HA but no change in your rating will be recorded unless you complete the HA. 

For more info - go to  https://www.ponyclub.org/Members/Webinars/, then in the Category drop down box select Instruction - National; select Past.  Choose What's New in National Testing for 2020?

Midsouth Dues Increase:

The region has decided that, after at least 20 years, a dues increase is needed. 

Starting September -  prorate $35 

        timely renewal by 11/15 $25

        late renewal after 11/15 $30

Regional Dues are to be sent to: Becky Logsdon, 8425 Baptist Church Rd. SE,  Elizabeth, IN 47117-8452







2021 Mega Rallies:

>>>Rally Fact Sheets and Entry forms are on the Forms page

**Deadline for testing up is Opening Date.  C Rally = 5/11. Others = 5/24.

NEW - Both D1 and D CT Rallies may have two riders share one horse.  Details to follow.  For more info, see the Calendar on this site.

NEW - D1 Rally now offering a Poles on the Ground option.

D1, D CTs, & DR Rallies open 5/24; close 5/31.  Dates are 6/23-24

SJ Rally has same open and close.  Dates are 6/22-23

D EV Rally has same open and close.  Dates are 6/23-25

C Rally opens 5/4; close 6/1.  Dates are 6/25-27

D1 South Rally in Nashville opens TBD

Prices will remain the same as last year:

    D1 -$175; no charge for C Advisors.  Includes 2 nights stabling.

    D2/D3 CT -$180; $55 SM.  Includes 2 nights stabling.

    D2/D3 EV -$220; $55 SM.  Includes 2 nights stabling.

    C Rally -$340; $65 SM.  Includes 3 nights stabling - Th>Sat only.

Stabling info and layover form is posted on the Forms page.

Tetrathlon Rally  :   September 18-19, Masterson Station

D1 Rally South: TBD

National Championships 2021:

Dates: July 19-23/2021   

Opening date - May 5.  Can qualify until closing date.

Close date - June 28 noon EDT

Note: C3 & up members to not have to attend a regional rally to compete as long as their RS approves their entry.

Champs will offer modified divisions for Ds - see the 2021 Eventing Newsletter posted on ponyclub.org for more info.

A reminder that if you plan to use D Eventing Rally to qualify for Modified Beginner Novice Eventing Championships, you must do another USEA Competion at Beginner Novice or higher as part of your Modified Championship eligibilty.

This is something that's not mentioned in the D Eventing Fact Sheet, though it is in the Eventing Rulebook and the Competitor Eligibility document.

Festival News 2021:

Dates: July 24-26  Close date for riding clinics- June 28 noon EDT

Festival opens May 5 for riding clinics and D Camp.

Unmounted classes can register onsite.










Updated Midsouth Dues: see under the “News” tab