Grand Oaks HDTCompetition

Drivers competing only in the Combined Test will compete in dressage and cones on Saturday.  Drivers competing in the HDT will compete on Saturday (dressage/cones) and Sunday (Marathon Section E).


The following experience divisions are offered as either Single or Multiple (multiple can be pair, tandem, fours):

  • Training (wire wheels and pneumatic tires acceptable at training only)
  • Preliminary "B" (must have successfully completed 2 ADS CDEs/HDTs/ADTs at Training)
  • Preliminary "A" (must have successfully completed 3 ADS CDEs at Prelim). 

The following equine sizes are offered:

  • Small Pony/VSE (under 120 centimeters).  Competes at TRAINING LEVEL only (or all competitors in this division agree on which level). If sufficient numbers (more than 4 per division), small ponies will be split from VSEs.

    No navigator is required on the marathon. No navigator needed on dressage/cones for singles.

  • Pony (120-148 cm (no shoes) - 149 cm (w/shoes))
  • Horse (150 cm and above, about 14H3")

Navigators may ride with more than one entry, only if schedule permits and navigator information is communicated on initial entry forms before the closing date. Driver may compete with a second entry at the discretion of the organizer, scheduling permitted. The second entry must be entered as H.C. and driven after the competing entry. Drivers may not navigate for other entries unless the other entry is H.C. Multiple entries MUST be made before the closing date, or they will not be honored.

Awards: Ribbons to 6th place per division. Special awards for HDT competitors for best cones, best hazards, best dressage.