The final mini trial of the 2012 42 Fleur De Lis Mini Trial Series will be here before you know it. This is the final opportunity for 2012 to participate in this local series of mini horse trials. This series of mini horse trials are more informal and less expensive to participate in than the more formal USEA/USEF sanctioned events with an emphasis on education.
The classes offered are as follows:
Jr/Sr Starter: 2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test A. Show Jumping and Cross Country fences at 2’ - 2’3”, with option of jumping some Beginner Novice fences. No time limits and tests can be read.
Jr/Sr Beginner Novice: 2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test B. Show Jumping and Cross Country fences 2’3” - 2’6”. No time limit.
*Additional Dressage Tests can be ridden after the Mini Trial is over as time allows. There is a $25. per test fee.
*Additional show jumping rounds can be ridden after the Mini Trial is over or during your division as time allows. There is a $10 per trip fee. This is held in the sand ring next to the dressage ring.
*N/T/P courses open for schooling all day. Please have your instructor present when you school and be sure to register at the Secretary’s booth. There is a $35 per horse fee for schooling.
All dressage tests ridden in a small arena (20 x 40). Dressage will be first, followed by show jumping, cross country can be ridden any time during the day. Schooling allowed in the starter field after the last horse of the day goes. Ride times will be available at the 42 Fleur De Lis Mini Trial Series website here.
Cost for the Mini Trial is $110 for non - 42 FDL members, $100 for members, schooling is $35. Make checks payable to FCF, LLC, and mail to: Mary Lowry, 326 Maple Ave., Peewee Valley, KY 40056.
Everyone must have a signed 2012 release before getting on your horse. Food available on the grounds.
For more information on the 42 Fleur De Lis Mini Trial Series go to their website here.
Flying Cross Farm is located at 9220 Hwy. 42, Goshen, KY.
Photo: courtesy of Flying Cross Farm