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HRF Picnics and Ponies Show Series

2024 HRF P&P Shows 
Saturday - December 16th, 2023 (Closing Date: December 10th at Noon)

Now Sunday March 24th (Closing Date: March 16th at Noon)
Wednesday - April 17th, 2024 - WDAA 24-217 (Closing Date: April 10th at Noon)

Wednesday - May 15th, 2024 (Closing Date: May 8th at Noon)
Wednesday - June 19th, 2024 (Closing Date: June 12th at Noon)

Wednesday - July 24th, 2024 (Closing Date: July 17th at Noon)
Wednesday - August 14th, 2024 (Closing Date: August 7th at Noon)
Wednesday - September 18th, 2024 (Closing Date: September 11th at Noon)
Saturday - October 26th, 2024 (Closing Date: October 19th at Noon)
Wednesday -November 27th, 2024 Championship Show (Closing Date: November 20th at Noon)

2024 USNETO & TREC at HRF 

Organizer: Alex Minor:
Saturday - March 16th, 2024 (Rain Date March 17th) 

Saturday - May 4th, 2024 (Rain Date May 5th)

Saturday - September 7th, 2024 (Rain Date September 8th)

Saturday - October 5th, 2024 (Rain Date October 6th)


Heather Ridge Farm

2024 Picnics and Ponies Schooling Show Series

Important Information 


HRF Picnics and Ponies End of Season Awards Information 


What is Awarded?

  • AA/JR/O Champion and Reserve Champion Dressage

  • AA/JR/O Champion and Reserve Champion Western Dressage

  • AA/JR/O Champion and Reserve Champion Combined Test

  • AA/JR/O Champion and Reserve Champion Horse Trials


How do you Qualify?

  • MUST attend at-least 3 shows with the same horse and rider combo in the same category. For example: 3 shows doing a HT. 3 shows doing a dressage test...etc.  The championship show counts towards this 3 show minimum and the championship show is open to all riders. 

  • Must score at-least a 57% on the dressage test to earn points no matter the placing

  • Dressage, Western Dressage, Combined Test, and Horse Trials 

    • 1st place = 6 points

    • 2nd place = 5 points

    • 3rd place = 4 points

    • 4th place = 3 points

    • 5th place = 2 points

    • 6th place = 1 points 


Manager/Secretary: Heather Hamilton Boyer

Address: 815 N Horace Walters Rd. Raeford NC 28376


Show Cell: 910-224-1719 (***Please TEXT First Before Calling***) 

Show Website:  

Show Facebook: @Heatherridgefarm 


*Online Entries Accepted* Online Entry ONLY! Our form is easy! 


Classes and Fees:

Dressage Test/Eventing TOC: $35.00

Freestyles: $40.00

Western Dressage Tests: $45.00

Western Dressage Seat Equitation Pattern: $25.00

Combined Tests: $70.00

Horse Trials: $100.00

Late Fee: $10.00

Assisted Class/Bareback Dressage TOC any discipline - $35.00

*These Do NOT count for NCDCTA/WDAA WHLPAP Points*

Rail Classes: $18.00 (Scratches after times are posted and before day of show $10.00)

  • Western DSE W/J

  • Western DSE W/J/L

  • DSE W/T

  • DSE W/T/C


HRF Invention - Rail Classes (Group) & Over Fences: $35.00 (Scratches after times are posted and before day of show $15.00)

  • W/T and over ground poles course

  • W/T/C and over ground poles course

  • W/T and over GAG course

  • W/T/C and over GAG course

  • W/T and over Starter course

  • W/T/C and over Starter Course


Leadline: $7.00

  • Help rider know horses name, color, and what the basic brushes are


Schooling Horse Fee: $25.00


*HRF Rule* 

  • No more than 4 dressage tests per horse unless combined with a CT/HT, then only 3 dressage tests permitted. 

  • Rail Classes, assisted classes, bareback dressage, freestyles, and lead line do not count towards that number.



  • If you scratch before times are posted there is no fee.

  • If you scratch after times are posted and before the day of the show, there is a $25 fee per scratched class/test.

  • If you scratch or are a no show on the day of the show, you are responsible for the total fee or fees of each class scratched. 

*With all that said, if you have scratched after times are posted or on the day of the show, we invite you to come and school on the property at no additional cost given you had to pay a scratch fee. 

*Please communicate with us so we can help you in any way we can. 


Refunds: - Full refund for any reason before times are posted. - Full refund if Heather Ridge Farm cancels the show. 


Bounced Check Policy: $30.00



Payment Information:

*Must have payment before you ride*

 *On the day of the show payment must be brought to the show office if you don't send payment in before the show. 

Forms of Payment:

  • Cash

  • Checks: Payable to Heather Ridge Farm

  • Venmo: @Heather-Boyer-32

  • Paypal: (Please send as family/friend)


Class List:

Every class offered herin which is covered by the rules and specifications of the current federation rule book will be conducted and judged in accordance therewith.  

Classes are run in their entirety; pinned 1-6 by division.


***Helmets: Required in all classes and when mounted!*** 


Combined Tests and Horse Trials

  •  Can't have readers, dressage tests must be memorized

  • Green as Grass CT/HT - 2023 USDF Intro B

  • Starter CT/HT - 2022 Starter test

  • Beginner Novice CT/HT - 2022 B.N. Test A

  • Novice CT/HT - 2022 N. Test A

  • Training CT/HT - 2022 T. Test A



  • 2023 Tests

  • Allowed to have a reader through 4th Level Test 3

  • Not allowed to talk in test


Western Dressage: 

  • 2022 WDAA Tests

  • Allowed to have a reader

  • Offering WDAA Intro 1 all the way to WDAA Level 5. 

  • Offering Equitation Pattern Tests upon request

  • Gaited horses welcome

  • Exceptional riders come and show your stuff

  • Can use voice in test

  • NO boots of any kind allowed. 

  •  Exceptional Rider Class: This class is for riders with special needs (not limited to physical disabilities only). Classes may be split between youth and adult if entries warrant. Western tack and attire may be used. Specific equipment needed for adaptive use to assure safety is permitted. A description of the adaptive equipment must be listed on the entry form with rider information. A ground person must be in the arena during the test.

  • Western bareback dressage test of choice:  Scores/placings for this class are not eligible for horses enrolled in WHLPAP. 


HRF Bareback Dressage

  •  Riders from any dressage discipline may enter this class. 

  • Riders may enter a test of choice to ride without a saddle. A bareback pad is allowed, a saddle pad is allowed, and truly bareback is welcome!


Assisted Class:

  • This class is for riders with special needs. Specific equipment needed for adaptive use to assure safety is permitted.

  •  A ground person may be in the arena during the test.

  • These do not count towards NCDCTA or WHLPAP points 




  • Music must be on its own device and have bluetooth to connect to our speaker.


Getting your toes wet:

  • Dressage and Western Dressage Seat Equitation

  • HRF Invented Rail Classes (group) & Over fences 

    • *Judged like pleasure class, on horse but first place will = 1 point, second place = 2 points, third place = 3 points, etc. Each penalty or fault in jumping = 4 points and lowest score wins.

  • Lead Line


Don't see what you need?

  • E-mail us at telling us what you would like to see. We want all to have the opportunity to show!

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