Musical Variety Ridden Freestyle Performance Jackpot

Always a popular crowd pleaser, the Musical Variety Ridden Freestyle Performance Jackpot will feature all Arabian breeds - purebred Arabians, Arabian Derivatives & Arabian Performance Index recorded horses - at their Ridden Freestyle best and most creative to conclude the evening Finals on Friday in spectacular style.

All entries will be assessed by the Performance Panel of judges utilizing the Freestyle Scorecard. Each performance will be adjudicated according to the following criteria and points allocation, in seven categories for a combined total ideal score of 100:

  • Entertainment Value (25 points)
  • Execution of Freestyle Performance (15 points)
  • Harmony of Horse & Rider (15 points)
  • Athletic Performance | Paces & Manners (15 points)
  • Concept Originality (10 points)
  • Music | Selection & Synchronization (10 points)
  • Audience Enthusiasm & Participation (10 points)

As added incentive to participate in this entertaining event, the Ridden Freestyle continues as a Jackpot class, with up to 50% of the entry income awarded to the Champion & Reserve Champion as prize money. Sashes will be presented for both Champion & Reserve Champion, as well as for all Top Ten winners. 

Take advantage of the opportunity to showcase your senior ridden horse and earn the chance to leave the ring richer than when you entered - in more ways than one!

Detailed information pertaining to the Musical Variety Ridden Freestyle Performance Jackpot as listed in the AANC Rules & Conditions is as follows:

MUSICAL VARIETY RIDDEN FREESTYLE  PERFORMANCE JACKPOT

  • CLASS WILL BE SCORED PRIMARILY ON ENTERTAINMENT VALUE
  • All exhibits four (4) years of age & older registered with a recognized AHSA registry or API Recorded are eligible to compete
  • Open to individuals or groups
  • Must have at least one (1) horse that is entered in another performance class (excluding Silver Snaffle)
  • Performances MUST NOT exceed two (2) minutes
  • Music to be provided as an MP3 two weeks prior to event. Vulgar or explicit lyrics will NOT be tolerated.
  • Entries MUST show in program order.
  • Jackpot prize money will be awarded to first (65%) & second (35%) places. Jackpot prize money may be awarded up to 50% of entry income.

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR OFFICIAL 2019 AUSTRALIAN ARABIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSORS

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