NHJC Manager’s Checklist

NHJC Managers Checklist

National Hunter

Management: The NHJC Show Standards Committee has prepared the following list to assist you in providing exhibitors and trainers with a well-run horse show and one that complies with current USA Equestrian rules.

Horse Show Manager’s Check-List

Jumper Council

ADMINISTRATIVE

_____ Insurance

_____ Medal/Special Class Sanctions

_____ Regional/State Association Sanctions

_____ USA Equestrian Competition Packet

HORSE SHOW STAFF/OFFICIALS

_____ Announcer(s)

_____ Assistant Secretary

_____ Course Designer(s)

_____ Farrier

_____ Grounds Maintenance

_____ Hospitality Coordinator

_____ Judge(s)

_____ Jump Crew

_____ Manager – Must Be USA Equestrian Member

_____ Paddock Master/Starter(s)

_____ Parking Attendant

_____ Photographer

_____ Press officer

_____ Ringmaster/Ribbon Presenter

_____ Secretary – Recommend USA Equestrian Member

_____ Security

_____ Stable/Feed Manager

_____ Steward(s)

_____ Trained Back-Up Timers

_____ Veterinarian

_____ Videographer

HORSE SHOW OFFICE

_____ Class Specifications for Non-USA Equestrian

Classes (Especially Regional Medals)

_____ Clipboards for officials

_____ Computer

_____ Course Diagrams to Post

_____ Course Diagrams for Judges

_____ Exhibitor Numbers with Strings

_____ Extra Prize Lists/Show Programs/Entry Blanks

_____ Office Supplies (Extra Pens, Pencils, etc.)

_____ Petty Cash Box

_____ Posted USA Equestrian Increment Report

_____ Tables/Chairs

_____ Time Schedules

_____ USA Equestrian Rule Book

_____ Zone/Regional Specifications

_____ Affidavits

_____ Championship Charts

_____ Class Sheets

_____ Drug and Medication Forms

_____ Footing Evaluation Form

_____ Horse Recording Forms

_____ Judges’ Cards

_____ Master Exhibitor List

_____ Measurement Forms

_____ Order of Go Sheets

_____ Show Surveys

PRINTING

_____ Add/Scratch Sheets

_____ Badges/Exhibitor Passes

_____ Championship Charts

_____ Extra Entry Blanks

_____ Extra Time Schedules

_____ Judges Cards

_____ Prize Lists

_____ Programs

RING MANAGEMENT

_____ Announcer/Judges’ Stands w/Weather Protection

_____

Arena Maintenance Equipment

_____

Colored Tape to Mark Jumper Schooling Fences

_____

Fence Numbers and Flags (Jumper Classes)

_____

In-Gate/Schooling-Area Announcement System

_____

Jumps and Decorations

_____

Liverpool (If Applicable)

_____

Measuring Tape; Minimum 100′

_____

Place to Post Courses

_____

Public Address System

_____

Timing Equipment – E lectronic & Stop Watches

_____

Whistle/Signaling Device

_____

Walkie-Talkies

STABLE MANAGEMENT

_____

Adequate Electric and Lights

_____

Bedding

_____

Feed and Hay Delivery

_____ Manure Removal

_____ Stalls

_____ Stall Cards and Stall Chart

_____ Trailer/Car Parking

_____ Wash Racks/Designated Area

_____ Water

HORSE SHOW FORMS

National Hunter

Jumper Council

GROUND PREPARATION

_____ Disposal Facilities for “Sharps;”

Know Your Local Laws

_____ Drinking Water & Cups for Rings

_____ Horse Show Office

_____ Official/Exhibitor/Van/Spectator Parking

_____ Ring Fen cing

_____ RV Parking

_____ Shade Tents for People & Horses

_____ Spectator Seating

_____ Telephone(s)

_____ Ticket Booth

_____ Toilet/Shower Facilities

_____ Trash Cans

_____ UL Electrical Certification, If Applicable

FIRST AID

_____ Ambulance Protocol

_____ EMT

_____ Equine Injury Transport Plan

_____ First Aid Equipment

_____ Posted Physical Address and Directions

RIBBONS AND TROPHIES

_____ Class & Championships

_____ Presentation

_____ Releases for Perpetual/Challenge Trophies

_____ S ponsor Information for Announcer

_____ Trophies; Class, Special, Engraving

CONCESSIONS

_____ Adequate Locations for Size of Show Grounds

_____ Food/Dri nk

_____ Seating

_____ Vendor Spaces

MISCELLANEOUS

_____ Directional Signs At Show Ground’s Entrances

_____ Exhibitors’ Party/Hospitality

_____ Hammer/Nails/Jump-Repair Equipment

_____ Hotel/Transportation For Staff & Offici als

_____ Police/Fire/Security Protocol

_____ USA Equestrian Measuring Stick

(Confirm W/Steward)

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