Welcome to the PHA 2019-2020 Show Season!

Parkland Horseman’s Association (PHA) is a non-profit organization that hosts monthly Dressage, Obstacle and Introductory Hunter shows at the Parkland Equestrian Center. 
Membership in PHA is required to participate in our shows and special events to cover liability insurance costs. For membership form, click here.

October 27
December 8

January 12
February 9
March 15
April 26
May 24 – Rain Date

USDF Introductory (Open and Novice) Training Level First Level Second Level Third Level Fourth Level All FEI Tests In Hand Western Dressage

Class #Class Description IH-1 • USDF Dressage Sport Horse Prospects (In-Hand) IH-2 • USDF Junior Handler – 12 and under (Jr. In-Hand) LL-A • PHA Leadline Test A – 10 and under (Walk Only) LL-B • PHA Leadline Test B – 10 and Under (Walk-Trot) LL-C • PHA Leadline Test C – 10 and Under (Walk-Trot) IN-A(N) • USDF Introductory Level Test A Novice IN-B(N) • USDF Introductory Level Test B Novice IN-C(N) • USDF Introductory Level Test C Novice IN-A(O) • USDF Introductory Level Test A Open IN-B(O) • USDF Introductory Level Test B Open IN-C(O) • USDF Introductory Level Test C Open TR-1 • — USEF Training Level Test 1 TR-2 • — USEF Training Level Test 2 TR-3 • — USEF Training Level Test 3 1-1 • — USEF First Level Test 1 1-2 • — USEF First Level Test 2 1-3 • — USEF First Level Test 3 2-1 • — USEF Second Level Test 1 2-2 • — USEF Second Level Test 2 2-3 • — USEF Second Level Test 3 3-1 • — USEF Third Level Test 1 3-2 • — USEF Third Level Test 2 3-3 • — USEF Third Level Test 3 4-1 • — USEF Fourth Level Test 1 4-2 • — USEF Fourth Level Test 2 4-3 • — USEF Fourth Level Test 3 FEI • FEI Tests – PSG through GP (Please specify Test on Entry Form) WD • Western Dressage (Please specify Test on Entry Form) FS • Freestyle (Please specify which level on Entry Form) 4H • 4-H Dressage Test (Please specify Test on Entry Form)

Individual Membership: $30 or Family Membership: $40 (required) Dressage Fee: $25 Class Fees: $15 Non-competing: $20

All entries, accompanied by current Coggins, must be received before closing date for registration (2 weeks prior to show date). Late entries will be subjected to $10 late fee, space permitting.

PHA is proud to offer a friendly and easy-going opportunity to compete in the sport of dressage. We hope our low-stress environment gives riders a place to test themselves, their horses and prepare for larger competitions. Our New PHA Lead-line tests are a unique way to introduce young riders to the dressage arena, and showing.

  1. Please read PHA General Rules.
  2. All tests are current USDF, FEI and WDAA tests unless otherwise stated. Find our PHA Lead-line tests in our show book or contact a board member for a copy.
  3. Riders MUST preregister and entry forms for the current year MUST be filled out in entirety accompanied by a current copy of a negative Coggins test and payment in full. A LEGIBLE photo including a photo of check may be emailed to show secretary but payment must still be recieved by closing date.
  4. Only one horse/rider combination per form and horse’s name must match Coggins test.
  5. Closing date for registration is 7 days before the show. Late entries subject to $10 late fee and accepted at discretion of show secretary.
  6. Mail entries in care of Lori Wilson, 6009 NW 63rd Way, Parkland, FL 33067 (soaringhigh2229@gmail.com), or drop off at Spectrum Saddle Shop, 6738 N State Rd 7, Coconut Creek, FL 33073.
  7. Fees for classes scratched after the closing date will become a donation to PHA. Refunds after closing date may be considered with a request accompanied by a doctor to veterinarian note.
  8. Ride times available after 7 PM the Thursday before the show.
  9. Attire: SEI approved helmets are mandatory for all English riders, strongly encouraged for Western riders and are mandatory for all riders under the age of 18. Proper dressage show attire is encouraged but English attire or a sleeved collared shirt with boots, breeches and belt is acceptable.
  10. Introductory Level Novice classes are open to first year competitors only.
  11. Lead-line riders are not permitted to compete in any other riding classes on that day.
  12. Daily Awards: Ribbons will be awarded for 1st through 6th in each class. A 1st place trophy or gift card for classes with a minimum of 3 riders in that test. A Level Champion will be awarded to the highest score of all tests combined in a given level. Reserve Champion will be awarded to the next highest scoring horse/rider combination differing from Champion. With enough participants, a Junior Champion may be awarded.
  13. Year-End Awards: Champion and Reserve trophies and Champion and reserve then 3rd through 6th ribbons will be awarded for each level. Placing will be determined by average of total scores per horse/rider combination in each level. The Ali Memorial Junior Challenge Award will be presented to riders 16 years old and younger competing in Intro and above dressage tests (lead-line riders and In-hand are excluded) that have qualified for year-end awards. Please see PHA General Rules for more specifics to qualify.

October 26
December 7

January 11
February 8
March 14
April 25
May 23 – Rain Date


Interested in attempting a course without competing at all? Practice runs (unranked) are available (membership fee, office fee, and first run fee still apply).

A.  In-hand Novice
B.  In-Hand Advanced
C.  Under-saddle Novice
D.  Under-saddle Advanced
E.  Lead-line

Interested in attempting a course without competing at all? Practice runs (unranked) are available (membership fee, office fee, and first run fee still apply).

Individual Membership: $30 or Family Membership: $40 (required)
Obstacle/Office Fee, $20
Class Fee, $10
Additional runs, $5. (Additional runs do not qualify for placing in class)

Interested in attempting a course without competing at all? Practice runs (unranked) are available (membership fee, office fee, and first run fee still apply).

PHA’s Obstacle Challenge is a fun, easy introduction to obstacle events. Untimed and open to any discipline, this is family friendly way to better your horsemanship and strengthen the bond with your equine partner. Expect some obstacles to be similar to those found in trail classes.

Interested in attempting a course without competing at all? Practice runs (unranked) are available (membership fee, office fee, and first run fee still apply).

  1. Please read the PHA General Rules.
  2. All participants must be a member of PHA in good standing.
  3. All Participants must present a current copy of a negative Coggins test and name must match the one on the entry form.
  4. One horse/rider/handler pair per entry form. Participants may add classes or additional runs.
  5. Riders/handlers may register the morning of the competition.
  6. Attire: Show attire for your respective discipline is encouraged. Mandatory: SEI approved helmet for rider/handlers under the age of 18, long pants, boots, belt, and a sleeved, collared shirt.
  7. Classes: A. In-Hand Novice; B. In-Hand Advanced; C. Under-saddle Novice; D. Under-saddle Advanced; E. Lead-line.
  8. Fees: Obstacle/office fee $20, Class fee $10, additional runs $5. (additional runs do not qualify for placing in class).
  9. Scoring: Rider/handler 0-10 OBSTACLE. Horse 0-10 per OBSTACLE. Equitation 0-10 per run. Partnership 0-10 per run. Overall presentation 0-10 per run. Scores will be totaled to determine placing. Ties will be broken by Partnership score. If Partnership scores are the same, winner will be determined by the judge.
  10. Classes will be placed 1st through 6th. A Champion and Reserve Horse award (per class) will be given to the highest scoring run by an individual horse on his/her 1st time on the course for the entire day. IE. A horse that is competing in Under-saddle Advanced, even with a different rider.
  11. After registering, riders/handlers will receive a back number and a score sheet marked with their class, marked as either a qualifying or a additional run. Once a rider/handler is registered, place your name on the order of go sheet at the gate. When it’s your turn present your score sheet to the judge for the run. Qualifying score sheets will go to the office to be scored. Additional run sheets can be kept by rider/handler.
  12. Only one horse/rider/handler will be on thee course at a time.
  13. A half-hour walk-through will be available for riders/handlers prior to the start of the show. Horses are NOT allowed on the course until competition begins.
  14. Riders/handlers may do multiple additional runs but only AFTER performing their Class Qualifying run in that same class. IE. A handler may not do an additional run in In-Hand Novice then compete in that class but may compete in In-Hand Advanced or Under-saddle classes.
  15. The course must be performed as shown in the course diagram that is posted the day of the show.
  16. 3 attempts at an obstacle are allowed, unless the judge deems it’s necessary to move to the next obstacle. The Judge may excuse a horse/rider/handler pair at any time for any reason. Dismounting to help a horse through an obstacle is allowed. Points will be subtracted for the obstacle but may be added in the Partner score at the Judge’s discretion. Rider must remount before the approaching the next obstacle.
  17. Once a horse/rider/handler have successfully completed an “Advanced” course, that pair can not earn a qualifying score on a “Novice” course respectively in In-Hand or Under-Saddle Classes. In-Hand Advanced pairs may compete in Under-Saddle Novice. The same horse may compete in any class with a different rider/handler.
  18. Lead-Line horses MUST successfully complete the course in another class before preforming in the Lead-Line class. Lead-Line competitors may not cross enter another riding class.
  19. An Individual horse cannot compete in a class more than 3 times with different riders/handlers. The Judge has the right to disqualify any horse deemed stressed or over worked.
  20. PHA may choose to as a timed Jackpot class after the completion of all classes.
  21. Sign up sheets are available in the office the day of the show.
  22. Year-End awards: Champion, Reserve, 3rd-6th will be awarded for each class.

PHA is once again offering a hunter show for riders of all ages looking for a way to “jump” into competition. Our friendly, low pressure environment is ideal to develop confidence for both riders and horses. Hunter classes will run Saturday afternoons after the Obstacle Challenge with schooling open at 12:30pm and competition beginning at 1:00pm.

October 26
December 7

January 11
February 8
March 14
April 25
May 23 – Rain Date

Leadline (ages 8 and under) Walk/Trot/Jump Beginner Cross-Rail Walk/Trot Advanced Cross-Rail Walk/Trot/Canter

Leadline (ages 8 and under) 1. Leadline Walk Only 2. Leadline Walk/Trot

Walk/Trot/Jump 3. Walk/Trot Equitation Under Saddle 4. Walk/Trot Hunter Under Saddle 5. Walk/Trot/Jump (1 x-rail)

Beginner Cross-Rail Walk/Trot 6. W/T Equitation Over Fences (4 x-rails) 7. W/T Hunter Over Fences (4 x-rails) 8. W/T Equitation Under Saddle

Advanced Cross-rail Walk/Trot/Canter (x-rails, not to be penalized for trot only over fences) 9. Equitation Over Fences 10. Hunter Over Fences 11. Equitation Under Saddle

Beginner Hunter 18” – 2′ 12. Equitation Over Fences 13. Hunter Over Fences 14. Equitation Under Saddle Sign-up is on the day of the show. All entries, accompanied by current Coggins, are to be completed and submitted on-site on the day of the show.

Sign-up is on the day of the show. All entries, accompanied by current Coggins, are to be completed and submitted on-site on the day of the show.

Individual Membership: $30 or Family Membership: $40 (required) Class Fees: $15 Non-competing: $20

    1. All riders will be issued with back numbers. Exhibitors schooling or competing without or an incorrect back number may be refused an award and lose eligible points.
    1. In all jumping classes, a rider with three (3) refusals will be excused from the class.
    1. There will be no more than 10 horse/rider combinations in the schooling arena at one time.
    1. Leadline is open to all riders 8 years and under. They may not enter in any other riding classes on the day of the show they exhibited in leadline. Diagonals will not be judged.
    1. Walk/Trot competitors may not enter Advanced X-rail or Beginner Hunter.
  1. Please see General Rules for information on PHA competitions, awards and qualifications required for Year End awards.