The Forty-First Annual Hawaiʻi Preparatory Academy (HPA) Horse Show, featuring Jumping and Play Day events, will be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday, April 23, at the school's Upper Campus in Waimea. The event is free for spectators and open to the public.
Nancy Steinecke, USEq Dressage 'r' of Kamuela, will judge. Steinecke has been instructing and training in the equestrian venue for more than 40 years. She currently is a Licensed Dressage Judge with the United States Equestrian Federation, one of only three in the state of Hawaii.
Riders will compete in the following classes:
Play Day (All classes try to be grouped by ability.)
2. Walk/Trot Pleasure (English or Western)
3. Walk/Trot Equitation (English or Western)
4. Pleasure (English or Western)
5. Equitation (English or Western)
6. Bucket Elimination (English or Western)
7. Ribbon Race (English or Western)
8. Balance and Hold Game (English or Western)
9. Drop Race
10. Ride and Lead (English or Western)
11. Bending Poles
12. Barrel Race
13. Cross Rails Equitation – Trot and/or Canter
14. Jumper Over Cross Rails
15. Hunter Hack 2ʻ3"
16. Jumper 2ʻ3" to 2ʻ6"
17. Equitation Over Fences – 2ʻ6" to 2ʻ9"
18. Hunter Hack 2'9"
19. Jumper 2ʻ9" to 3ʻ3"
Entry deadline is Monday, April 17. Entry fee is $8 per class, plus a $10 non-refundable office fee. Classes are subject to change due to entries and weather. Post entries are allowed. For more information or show registration, contact show manager Judy Folk at 808-885-4302 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).