Competitions

Westar Farms – Equestrian show facility hosting events in Hunter, Jumper and Dressage

Enjoy the beautiful show grounds with shade under the maple trees

Gain experience in shows from introductory level to Gold competitions

Our friendly, helpful show volunteers and staff are here to welcome you

 

Please note that Covid Protocols will be followed at all events

Shows will proceed based on the Provincial guidelines and those of Ottawa Public Health. Any events that, for any reason, aren’t able to run on the originally planned date will be rescheduled where possible.

Progressive Show Levels

Development (Introduction to Competition): Hunter, Equitation and Dressage

Equestrian Skills Development (ESD): Dressage

Bronze: Hunter, Equitation and Jumper

Silver: Hunter, Equitation, Jumper and Dressage

Gold: Dressage

Sponsorship

The support of our generous sponsors helps us offer prize money (in certain classes) and excellent prizes to competitors. It also allows us to make continued upgrades to the show facilities.

Horse show sponsorship can be in various forms:

  • Prizes, prize money and awards for show competitors
  • Banner, jump or photo booth signage advertising
  • Donation of funds, supplies or services for show facility enhancement

 2021 Sponsor Information Package

Thank you to our Generous Sponsors

Development Shows

2021 Development Shows – Equitation, Hunter & Dressage

7 shows on the schedule in 2021:

 June 26 (new date)  •  July 24 (new date)  •  August 14 •  August 28 • September 25 (new date)  

including two adult only evening shows:

29 Again! Adult Evenings: June 29 (Tues) • July 29 (Thurs)

Each show will have Equitation/Hunter divisions from X’s to 2’6″. Large divisions (more than 12) may be split into Junior, Amateur.

Dressage classes available: June 29 • July 29 • August 28

20 x 40 ring – Ride CADORA W/T and Training tests and Eventing tests from Entry to Prelim. or any non-EC Test of Choice.

Your safety is our top priority. Covid protocols will be in place as long as they remain recommended by Ontario Equestrian and provincial guidelines.

2021 Revised Development Show Prize list

Horse Show Health and Safety Protocols

Development Show Site Map

Westar Farms Adult Development Show schedule

 Essential Personnel/Waiver/Covid form

Equine Health Assessment Attestation

July 29 Course 1

July 29 Course 2

July 29 Course 3 for 2_3

July 29 Course 3 for 2_6

Thanks to The Jockey Club and Truly Thoroughbred for promoting thoroughbreds in their careers beyond the racetrack though the Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP). Register your TB with TIP and be eligible for the Hi-Point thoroughbred award at the following shows: June 26 • July 24 • August 14 • August 28 • September 25

Medic on-site at every show. Day stalls available.

Year-End Hi-point awards to top 6 in each division presented September 25. Riders must have competed in 3 shows to be eligible.

We’d like to thank The Jockey Club and Truly Thoroughbred for promoting and providing incentives for thoroughbreds in equestrian sport. Hi-point awards will be offered at Development Shows as well as Trillium and Bronze shows. Register your TB with TIP (Thoroughbred Incentive Program) and mark it on your entry form to be eligible.

Hunter Jumper Shows

2021 Trillium & Bronze Hunter Jumper Shows

2021 Show Dates:

Trillium & Bronze shows:

July 2 to 4

Derby Day Bronze Show  – Prize list available soon!

September 11 – It’s the most wonderful time of the year… featuring all your favourites:

Hunter Derby • Jumper Derby • Gambler’s Choice • Open Hunter Classic • Junior/Amateur Hunter Classic

Prize money and prizes will continue to be added as the season progresses!

In order to maintain a safe environment for competitors, staff and officials, this year’s Trillium and Bronze competitions will be modified  across the Eastern Trillium Zone and OVPSC circuit. Fun and engaging competitions are still our goal.

Thanks to The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) and Truly Thoroughbred for sponsoring Hi-point Thoroughbred Awards at the following shows:

Trillium & Bronze, July 2 to 4: Hi-point ribbon and prize to the TB with the most points on Saturday AND Sunday.

Derby Day, September 11: Hi-point ribbon and prize to the TB with most points for the show day.

We look forward to welcoming you!

Dressage Shows

2021  Dressage Shows

2021 Show Dates:

July 17: Gold • Silver • ESD

August 7: Gold • Silver • ESD 

August 7 – Summer Dressage Show Prize List

September 18: Gold • Silver • ESD

Please note schooling dressage classes are offered at some of our Development Shows: June 29 • July 29 • August 28. More dates may be added if requested.

The safety of competitors, officials and staff is our first priority. We’ll be using a paperless show management system (Nominate.com) that streamlines all aspects of the show. No paper score sheets  needed. Tests and scores are sent right to the rider’s phone or emailed.

Our goal is to allow competitors at all levels the opportunity to enjoy the sport of dressage  in a safe and welcoming environment.

Stabling available. Medic on-site at every show.

Prize lists available soon.

Show Ring Schooling... All summer long!

Show Ring Schooling

Westar has lots to offer in a non-competitive environment

Whether you you are interested in:

  • A positive and educational first outing for your novice riders or green horse
  • A training session to tune your show ring skills
  • A fun outing with your horse

We have 5 beautiful show rings available for schooling from spring to fall as weather permits.

  • 3 sand rings – Main Hunter • Development Hunter • Dressage
  • grass Grand Prix field
  • grass Hunter Derby field

Westar Farms Show Ring Schooling

Show Ring Schooling Site Map

Schooling fee: book a 2.5 hr time slot for an individual ring – $65 (hst included) per horse/rider

or longer  for access to multiple rings – $85 per horse/rider.

Covid protocols will be in effect for all participants, coaches and guardians in attendance.

School with your own coach or book a Mini-clinic with one of our licenced competition or high performance coaches.