Phone: 910-875-2074

Email: info@carolinahorsepark.com

The Carolina Horse Park will team up with Running Start Derby Cross for the Carolina Derby Cross Championship series. The series will consist of seven Derby Cross competitions including the Championship.

Awards: Ribbons 1st - 4 th place; gift certificates for 1st place; championship ribbon and prize (TBD) will be awarded to the horse & rider with the highest score after all 7 competitions in the series, at each level, at the RSDX Championship Finals on October 28th.

Courses: A mix of Show Jumps and Cross Country fences including combinations (at appropriate levels), water complexes, banks, ditches, and mounds.

Scoring: A style score between 0-10 will be given by the judge for each fence. 0 – not performed. 10 – excellent. Focus will be on pace, fluidity, synchronization of horse and rider. Faults will be deducted from score as follows - 5 faults for each pole knocked down. 5 faults for a refusal or stop at a Show Jump. 10 faults for a second refusal or stop at the same fence. Elimination for the third refusal or stop at the same fence. 10 faults for a refusal or stop at a Cross Country fence. 20 faults for the second refusal or stop at the same fence. Elimination for the third refusal or stop at the same fence. 1 fault for every second exceeding time allowed. Eliminated riders will be encouraged to complete the course as long as safety is not an issue. Highest score wins. Highest cumulative score from all seven shows wins Championship.

Levels: Maiden (2’3”) 69cm; Beginner Novice (2’7”) 79cm; Novice (2’11”) 90cm; Training (3’3”) 1.00M; Preliminary (3’7”) 1.10M 

Dates: Competition: Location:
  • February 4 Running Start Derby Cross Secrist Farm, Vass, NC 
  • April 15 Running Start Derby Cross Secrist Farm, Vass, NC 
  • June 3 Running Start Derby Cross Secrist Farm, Vass, NC 
  • July 1 Carolina Horse Park Derby Cross CHP, Raeford, NC 
  • August 12 Carolina Horse Park Derby Cross CHP, Raeford, NC 
  • October 7 Carolina Horse Park Derby Cross CHP, Raeford, NC 
  • October 28 RSDX Championship Secrist Farm, Vass, NC

LEADERBOARD - Running Start Derby Cross Series (after CHP DX August 12)


HIGH TIME PHOTOGRAPHY - Running Start Derby Cross Series Photographer

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Telephone: 910-875-2074
Fax: 910-875-4310
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Website: carolinahorsepark.com
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2814 Montrose Rd.
Raeford, NC 28376

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