55+ BC Games 2022 Victoria, September 13-17

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Join us for, 4 fun filled days of Equestrian Competition
Saanich Fair Grounds,1528 Stellys Cross Rd, Saanichton, BC V8M 1S8

Events for the 2022 55+ Games will include:
Arena Driving Trial, Dressage, Western Dressage and 2 new events – Working Hunter and Working Equitation.

 Participants may compete in a maximum of two discipline divisions.

For more details about the competition specific to the 55+ BC Games, please review the rules & technical information.


How to Register for Equestrian Competition at the 55+ Games:

Step 1 : Contact your Zone Rep https://www.55plusbcgames.org/zones
There are 12 zones across the province and each zone is responsible for registering participants who reside in their zone
Participants are also required to be current members of the BC Seniors Games Society.https://www.55plusbcgames.org/membership

Step 2: Submit Registration Forms and Fees https://55plusbcgames.org/registration-sports-forms/
Each zone is responsible for collecting registration forms, including membership forms and associated fees.  Once you are registered, you will receive a confirmation email.


Getting to the 55+ Games: Horse Trailers Qualify for BC Ferries Commercial Savers Fares:

Commercial Saver fares from $4.71 per foot (33% off), including a FREE reservation are available on select less busy sailings between Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island for travel between June 15 and October 12, 2022.

Saver fares must be booked and paid for online in advance with a credit card, TC and deferred payment are not accepted. Promotion is applicable for commercial vehicles over 5,500 kg registered GVW (no buses or vehicles over 9 feet wide).

More Information: https://www.bcferries.com/routes-fares/ferry-fares/commercial-saver-fare?fbclid=IwAR0-t0eXtVXzZmtERE-fYFc16UZSqEL7drqGzqOPEM8hUxjc2XmwBDOU63c


 Discipline Specifications

Arena Driving Trials:
Training Level 1 , Preliminary Level 2
For more information  please contact 55+ Games Driving Sport Chair, Tina Knott [email protected]

Dressage:
Equestrian Canada Tests to be used
Training Level ,  First Level ,  Second Level
For more information  please contact 55+ Games Dressage Sport Chair, Claire Vessey [email protected]

Western Dressage:
HCBC Tests to be used
Walk Jog,  Training Level ,  First Level
For more information  please contact 55+ Games Dressage Sport Chair, Claire Vessey [email protected]

Working Equitation:
Level 1 Introductory,  Level 2 Novice A,  Level 3 Novice B
For more information  please contact 55+ Games Working Equitation Sport Chair, Stella French [email protected]

2’3″ Working Hunter Over Fences: (Course Designer Peter Holmes)
2’3″ Low Working Hunter,  2’3″ Working Hunter,  2’3″ Hunter Derby,  2’3″ Handy Hunter
For more information  please contact 55+ Games Working Hunter Sport Chair Megan Soellner [email protected]


Competition Forms

(please note payment for Stall and RV Reservations is not required upon submission and will be taken at a later date.
Stall, RV reservations  and Bio Security Forms are to be completed and returned to Horse Council BC [email protected])

Stall Reservation Form

Please note a $50.00 Stall Deposit cheque is required on check in.
Competition numbers will not be assigned without.
Stall Deposit cheques will be retuned upon stall clean out before leaving the competition.
Stabling Costs : $35.00 per horse stall per night, $20.00 Haul in per day

RV Reservation Form

55+ Games RV Camping Spot Request Form

Equine Bio Security Form
Equine Bio Security Form
(please note this form is a requirement for entry to the Games, entries will not be accepted without submitting this completed form)


Rules and Information
The Equestrian Competition at the 55+ Games is run under Horse Council BC Rules

Equestrian Rules & Technical Information

General Rules

General Competition Schedule (2022.02.15)


Please note that the 55+ BC Games Zones are not the same as Horse Council BC Regions. There are twelve 55+ BC Games Zones.
Link to 55+ BC Games Zones