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General Show Conditions & Information

Judges: Andrea Stillo, Ryan Anderson – Reining
Robert Dehn – Ranch Riding

Arrival and Check-In: After 8:00 a.m., Monday, May 27. Exhibitors desiring to arrive before that time must clear their arrival with show management and will incur an additional stall charge if arriving before Monday.

Departures: No later than 8:00 AM Monday, June 3. Any time after that, you must coordinate with the Show Manager and additional charges may be incurred.

Office Hours:
Monday, May 27 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
May 28 – June 2 –  7:00 AM – 30 minutes after the last class completes

Stall Fees:  $225 for the entire show (includes 4 bags of shavings) or $50 per night does not include shavings.

Feed & bedding: Available for purchase on the grounds through the Show Office. Additional Shavings are $12/bag. No offsite shavings allowed.

Office Charge: There is a $30 office charge per horse. Exhibitors submitting horse and rider information after May 26 will be charged an additional $25.

NRHA Fee: $10 per horse.

AQHA Fee: $10 per horse (AQHA entries only).

Video Fee: $15 per run.

RMQHA Fee: $5 per horse. (AQHA entries only).

Host Hotel:
Embassy Suites Loveland
4705 Clydesdale Parkway
Loveland, CO 80538
(970) 593-6200


Host Hotel Code is CES903
(Available until April 27)

There are many hotels in the Loveland area other than those listed.

  • Town Place Suites, 970.203.1166
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 970.427.5249
  • Holiday Inn Express, 970.663.0057
  • Courtyard by Marriott,970.599.7171
  • Wingate by Wyndham, 970.729.8763
  • Best Western Plus, 970.667.7810
  • LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 970.622.6800
  • Comfort Suites Loveland, 970.295.4114

RV Hookups: Hookups are available at a cost of $60/night. (full hook-up with water and electric sites and dump station). Reservations are strongly encouraged and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Online reservations only. Hookup fees are added to your show tab.

The RMRHA Columbine Classic will adhere to NRHA rules with the following additions:

  • Draws close at 5:00 pm for the next full day’s classes. Entries are accepted after the draw deadline of 5:00 PM, but exhibitor will blind-select top or bottom of draw order. Online entries will be open until Sunday, May 26, 10:00 PM MDT.

  • NO phone entries will be accepted.

  • Classes divided by sex and horse may be shown only once. Maybe ridden one handed or two handed in any NRHA legal bit or NRHA legal snaffle or hackamore. No training equipment allowed in the arena. Time allotment determined by total entries. Announcer will start time when the and horse enters through the gate, and excused at the end of the allotted time.

  • Show tabs will be put in the name of the responsible party as listed on the entry form. Government 1099 forms will be issued accordingly, unless specified otherwise at the show. Premium checks will be issued in the name of the responsible party as listed on the show tab. No changes to 1099’s will be permitted after the last day of the show. Social Security number or tax I.D. must be provided before checks will be issued.
  • Cash or Checks (made payable to RMRHA). One form of payment on file with the show office before back numbers are distributed. ($50 returned check fee)

  • No Entries will be accepted without a competition license or registration papers and required association memberships.

  • All prizes are awarded on an as-is basis and are not redeemable for cash or exchangeable.

  • Class drags are determined pursuant to NRHA rules and as determined by show management. No changes to the assigned drags will be made after class draws are finalized.

  • Release of Liability: All participants are fully aware, completely understand and accept that participation in the Columbine Classic (the“Event”) whether as a contestant, employee, volunteer, exhibitor, sponsor, or spectator is dangerous and that the events and activities associated with, relating to, arising out of and concerning this participation present substantial, serious and real risks of personal injury or death to the undersigned participant and the loss of, damage to, or destruction of the undersigned participant’s personal property. Under Colorado Law, an equine professional including RMRHA, is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities, pursuant to section 13-21-119 of the Colorado Revised Statutes. All participants by entering this event fully and completely assume these substantial, serious and real risks whether or not apparent, known, unknown, foreseen, unforeseen, present or contingent, and the design or designing, staging, supervising, maintaining or in any way presenting, conducting or sponsoring the Event. By entering this Event, all participants agree to waive, release, indemnify and hold harmless RMRHA, it’s agents and employees from all claims, damages, losses, injuries and expenses arising out of or resulting from participation in the Event. All participants further agree to release, acquit and covenant not to sue RMRHA, it’s agents and employees for all actions, causes of actions, damages or damages in law or remedies in equity of whatever kind.