per 2014 Rulebook
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Conditions of Entry:  Every horse entered in any competition will be accountable to and under control of the show management. The sponsors are, in no case, responsible for any loss or damage that may occur, and it shall be a condition of entry that each exhibitor or bystander shall hold the host site, HSA, their directors, officers, and volunteers harmless for any loss or accident to his or her horse, person, or equipment which may occur from any cause whatsoever.
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Governing Rules: Every class offered herein which is covered by the Rules and Specifications of the current US Equestrian Rulebook will be conducted and judged in accordance therewith unless modifications are so listed. classes not covered by such rules will be governed by the HSA Rulebook and Show Management.
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Entry Procedures: All entries must be made on the form provided. Entry blanks must be filled out completely. Including liability signatures. Entries must be received by closing date. All entry fees must accompany entry forms. Check made payable to Heartland Sporthorse Association and sent to the show manager. Post entries can be accepted at the discretion of the show manager. A late of $5.00 will be applied. 
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Weather: In case of severe weather please contact the show manager for a change of location, date, or cancellation.
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Coggins: A current negative coggins for each horse must be presented at the time of arrival and before numbers will be given to the exhibitor.

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Conduct: Any exhibitor attempting to interfere with another exhibitor, show official or judge in any way, or publicly expressing disapproval in the arena or grounds of the decision of the judge, or who by act of influence shall be guilty of conduct unbecoming an exhibitor, shall forfeit all prizes and be excluded from further competition.

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Competition: No one may approach a judge with regards to a decision unless he or she first obtains permission from the show manager, who will arrange an appointment with the judge at a proper time and place.

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Longing: Longing will not be allowed in the show or warm up rings during show hours or during times when the warm-up ring is being used by other exhibitors. Handlers may longe in grass areas away from judging and warm-up.

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Dress: Informal attire will be allowed at all HSA schooling shows with the exception of the last champion show where formal attire is recommended. See HSA rules for proper attire. Helmets: Helmets must be worn in all classes and at any time a person is astride a horse.

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Show Times: The show manager will email ride times to those exhibitors with an email address. Those who do not have email will need to call for their ride times.  Official ride times will be adhered to as closely as possible: however, it is the rider's responsibility to be ready to ride at the appointed time.
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Changes of Schedule: The show manager will attempt to advise of any scheduling conflicts at least 24 hours prior to the day of the show. Changes in schedule for an exhibitor's convenience after that time will only be made if practical and at the sole discretion of the show manager.
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Refunds: Exhibitors need to contact the show manager regarding all refunds. Refund options include sending the check back to the exhibitor or holding the check until the next show.
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Dogs: No dogs please!
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Check In: Each exhibitor must report to the show manager to verify all forms are filled out correctly, money is turned in, and coggins are current to receive your show numbers.

HSA Show Rules