Today, let’s use game theory to understand decision making in the equestrian industry using the model of a cooperative game and the concept of Nash Equilibria. Last week, the World Equestrian Center (WEC) announced they were no longer offering United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) rated shows. This is a big move.
What is a rated horse show?
“RATED OR OPEN HORSE SHOWS” – Rated or Open shows are competitions governed and recognized by the USEF and USHJA. These shows are open to the general public: other barns attend them. NCMT Open Shows carry a rating of “C”, which is the lowest rating the USEF/USHJA assigns, and require a minimum number of 25 entries.
Can you win money at horse shows?
Children’s and adults win up to $1,000 a class; low juniors and amateurs win $2,500, and high juniors and amateurs win $5,000 per class. There could also be a few special championships authorized by the USEF with more prize money.
What is a schooling horse show?
A schooling show is one where the competition is geared towards inexperienced riders and horses in preparation for more serious showing. Think of these competitions as training, or practice shows. The rules might be less strict and the dress code may be more casual.
What are horse shoes called?
A horseshoe is a man-made, U-shaped plate designed to protect and enhance a horse’s hooves. They’ve been used for centuries to allow domesticated horses to participate in different kinds of work. A horse wearing shoes is referred to as a “shod horse”, while a horse without shoes is described “unshod” or barefoot.
What is the USEF?
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF or US Equestrian) is the national governing body for most equestrian sports in the United States.
What are horse riding competitions called?
three-day event, also called Horse Trials, equestrian competition, testing the overall abilities of horse and rider in competition at dressage, cross-country and endurance riding, and stadium show jumping.
What is hunter jumping?
Hunters: Where the horse and rider jump a course and the judging is based on accuracy, grace, and elegance. Jumpers Where the horse and rider memorize a course of jumps and a jump-off course. If the horse and rider make it through the first round without any faults, then they jump the jump off.
What do you do when you show horses?
Most events require the horses to jog, perform the western trot, walk and lope in both directions on the arena, and walk back quietly. Horses that are part of the reining event have to perform a set pattern that emphasizes how well they respond to their rider and their control by their riders.
What does WEC stand for horse?
Photo World Equestrian Center. The United States Equestrian Federation (“USEF”) and World Equestrian Center Ocala (“WEC”) are pleased to announce that they have agreed to work together on a plan for WEC to host USEF sanctioned competitions in the future.
How much is a stall at WEC Ohio?
Stabling. Stalls at our Wilmington, Ohio venue for showing horses will be $100 and tack stalls $250. Stalls must be reserved on the official stall reservation form located at this link: Online Stabling Reservation Form.
How much does WEC Ocala cost?
Stall Pricing – Stalls for showing horses are $250 or $2,500 for 12 weeks. Tack and grooming stalls are $250.
How many stalls are at World Equestrian Center?
Our facilities include 2,100 permanent stalls in 23 state of the art steel and concrete barns. Stall sizes are a combination of 12×12 and 12×14 to accommodate larger horses.
How big is the world equestrian center?
World Equestrian Center – Ocala, FL – This world-class facility is the largest equestrian complex in the United States situated on nearly 378 acres of state-of-the-art arenas and luxury accommodations with an additional 300 acres set aside for future expansion.
What is Ocala Fl known for?
Ocala is located in Marion County. The city is well known for its hundreds of thoroughbred horse farms. Ocala and Marion County are known as the “horse capital of the world.” The horse farms are situated in attractive rolling green pastures. The area also features numerous rivers and lakes.
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