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July TBA, 2023
National Western Events Center, Denver, CO

General Show Conditions and Information

Arrival and Check-In: After 12:00 PM, Friday, July 15.

  • Office Charge: $50/head for all horses. Exhibitors submitting horse & rider information after July 7 will be charged an additional $25/head office charge.
  • NRHA Drug Fee: $7/head
  • Video Fee: $15/run (includes your video via email)
  • Regular stalls are $185 for the entire show or $50 per night. All stalls in the main barn will be full price regardless of the number of nights used. Stalls by the night will not be assigned in the main barn.
  • Feed and bedding are available for purchase on the grounds. Preorder shavings to have them delivered to your stalls. Shavings splits and changes to shavings orders must be made in the show office on the day you arrive. Unused shavings will be refunded when picked up and upon verification from the feed office.
  • Show tabs will be put in the name of the responsible party as listed on the entry form. Social Security number or tax ID must be provided to the show office. 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. Checks will not be issued without SSN/Tax ID on file.
  • A form of payment must accompany each show tab from the person listed as the responsible party in the form of Cash, Credit Card, or personal check. There is a 3.5% processing fee for all credit card transactions and a $50.00 fee on all returned checks.
  • All class entries close at 5:00 PM the night preceding the class (except futurity classes, see futurity conditions). Late entries will be accepted in the show office until the start of the class. You may still enter if the class is closed, however, you will either go First or Last, to be drawn in the show office.
  • Online entries are accepted until  5:00 PM MDT on July 7.
  • No phone entries will be accepted.
  • No entries are accepted without a competition license and membership.
  • Stallion/Gelding/Mare Warm-up Class Rules: Horses must be of the correct gender. Any horse may be shown once. The horse may be ridden one or two-handed in any NRHA legal bit or NRHA legal snaffle or hackamore. No training equipment allowed in the show arena. Time limit to be determined per the number of entries. Will be timed by the announcer starting when the horse has walked through the gate. The exhibitor will be excused from the arena at the end of the allotted time.
  • If a competitor enters more than one class that does not run concurrently, the competitor will be required to show in each class.
  • All prizes are awarded on an as-is basis and are not redeemable for cash or exchangeable.
  • All judge’s decisions are final.
  • 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.
  • No dogs are permitted on the National Western Complex grounds. The City and County of Denver Code Enforcement Officers are able to write tickets to owners for any dogs found on the grounds of the National Western Complex.
  • A 30-day health certificate written by a veterinarian at the point of origin is to be presented upon arrival at the National Western Complex. Horses traveling from out of state must have a current coggins test. All health papers must accompany the horse.
  • Release of Liability: All participants are fully aware, completely understand, and accept that participation in the RMRHA Summer Slide (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, its 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, its agents and employees for all actions, causes of actions, damages or damages in law or remedies in equity of whatever kind.