Information that has been updated since the
printing of the Omnibus is written in RED.
COLUMBUS HORSE AND CARRIAGE FESTIVAL
Fireman’s Park, Columbus WI
ADS PD Licensed Officials Clinic
June 14-15, 2014
Use ADS Pleasure Driving Entry Form
Entries Open: March 1 Entries Closed: May 15
Method of Accepting Entries: First come, first served until the division is full.
Special Qualifications: Classes may be combined if fewer than three enter any class.
Levels/Divisions: *Pre-Novice Driver, Novice Driver, Novice & Maiden Horse/Pony, Junior, VSE, Small Pony, Large Pony, Horse, Multiples
Prize List? Yes, on Web Site after February 1st.
Organizer(s): Maria McGinnis, Stacy Carlson, Susan Koos Acker email:info@ColumbusCarriagefestival.org
Secretary: Rachel Meek, 2509 Muirfield Rd, Madison, WI 53719, email: Secretary@ColumbusCarriagefestival.org
Mail Entries to: Secretary
Judge(s): Ruthie Graves TX, Jessica Axelyson Schneider NJ; Technical Delegate: John Greenall, VT; Veterinarian: Lodi Veterinary Clinic; Phone: 608-592-7755; EMT Service: Lifeline EMT Service
Entry/Class Fees: $13; Post Entry Fees: $15; Entry Fee Refund Policy: Refunds only if there is a waiting list and vet certification. Free Entry: Enter by May 10, 2014 and you will be eligible for a total refund of your entry fee, selected by lot. Golf Cart: $135 rental can be in your entry/stall check. Stall Fee: $110; Stall Deposit: $25 by separate check to be returned upon inspection; Stall Refund Policy: Refunds only if there is a waiting list and vet certification ten days before the beginning of the event. Other Fees: Trailer in fee for parking lot: $50 per entry. Make Checks Payable to: Columbus Horse & Carriage Festival
Stable Opens: Noon, Fri., June 13; Secretary’s Office Opens: 2 PM, Fri. June 13. Briefings: Optional drivers meeting 6:30 PM, Fri. June 13. Social Events: Drivers’ Reception at 7 PM, Fri. evening Awards Party 3:30 PM Sun.
Total # of Classes Offered: 68
Summary of Classes Offered In All Divisions: Reinsmanship, Turnout, Working Pleasure, Pick Your Route, Fault and Out, My Route/ Your Route.
Other classes: Gentleman to Drive, Lady to Drive, Antique Vehicle Turnout, Father’s Day, Carriage Dog
Ring/Warm-up area Footing: Grass / Grass
Obstacle Ring/Warm-up area Footing: Grass / Grass
Awards Offered: Six places in each class, divisional championships,
Sportsmanship traveling trophy
Misc. Class Info: *Pre-Novice division is open to drivers that have never entered an ADS recognized pleasure show before. Class is limited to 6 entries and will receive pre-competition coaching via conference calls in March, April and May. Registration for this division must be in by March 1.
Veterinary/Health Requirements: Negative Coggins within 1 year of show date.
Stabling Information: Stall under canvas tents.
Food Available on the Grounds: Yes
Accommodations: Columbus Super 8, 219 Industrial Drive, Columbus, WI. 53925. 800-800-8000, 920-623-8800, Beaver Dam AmericInn 800-634-3444, Beaver Dam Best Western 920-887-7171, Beaver Dam Super 8, 800-800-8000.
Camping On Grounds: Motor homes allowed in the paved parking lot, no hook-ups available.
Camping Off Grounds: Astico Park, N3620 County Highway TT, Columbus, WI 53925 is six miles from event.
Directions to Show: Take US 151 to Columbus from north or south, take Highway 73 exit east, which becomes Park Avenue, follow to the event. Watch for signage.