2019 Tri-State Riding Club Crystal Crown

Judged Pleasure Ride (JPR) Saturday June 29th


Camp High Road — 21164 Steptoe Hill Rd  — Middleburg, VA  20117


Check-in begins at 8 am—Ride times will be assigned and posted in advance, with 1st rider on course approximately  9 am

This JPR  is a friendly, trail ride competition that is approximately 6 miles over shady terrain which may include pastures, streams, woods and a small section of gravel road.  While you ride the trail, there will be 10 judged obstacles along the way.  Horses and riders will be judged on their ability to safely and efficiently negotiate the various obstacles as instructed.  While this is not a timed event, there will be a time limit on each obstacle to prevent delays.   The objective for this event is for every participant to have fun!  After all…this is a pleasure ride.  Our goal is for everyone to enjoy the trail ride.  Please note that this event is part of the Crystal Crown Series.   The results will be counted towards Crystal Crown Series year-end awards.

Entries Close June 21st:  Adults 18 & over $45Juniors $20

Entries the Day of the Event: Adults 18 & over $60 — Juniors $35

Entry fee includes a delicious catered lunch.

2019 JPR Registration Process


(via Google Form), you can upload current coggins and signed waiver here too.

Waiver can be found in link below.  Please be sure to print and sign waiver before starting registration process.



If you would like to pay by check send your check payable to TSRC to Talia Czapski 19871 Foggy Bottom Road Bluemont, VA 20135

RULES AND GUIDELINES  Must be read by all participants. 

Please click on each section to read details.

By registering for this event you confirm you have read and understand this section of Rules and Guidelines.


Before you start the registration process please print and sign waiver.

Then you can scan it and upload with online entry form or email to tsrc.jpr@gmail.com.  If  you want to mail it please send to Talia Czapski 19871 Foggy Bottom Road Bluemont, VA 20135

If you’d like to register by paper form email ride Secretary Talia Czapski at tsrc.jpr@gmail.com

Obstacle Information
This obstacle trail ride is open to ALL types of horses and riders….English, Western, gaited, non-gaited. The obstacles will be designed to showcase good training and horsemanship regardless of breed or discipline. Obstacles on the course may include, but are not limited to:

• Crossing streams or water                                                               Crossing bridges
• Riding up/down hills                                                                        Backing around obstacles
• Dragging something                                                                          Retrieving/carrying items
• Opening/closing gates                                                                      Jumping over obstacles (not to exceed 18”)
• Riding through hanging obstacles                                                  Trotting over logs
• Traveling over different terrain                                                       Side-passing
• Moving the horse in patterns                                                           Pushing or pulling items
• Opening and closing items                                                               Or any combination of the above

Directions to Camp High Road
From Leesburg: Take Rt 15S for approximately 4.5 miles to right on Lime Kiln Rd (Rt 733). Follow Lime Kiln Rd for 4.9 miles, then turn right on Steptoe Hill Rd and follow for 0.9 miles to Camp High Road. Follow the signs to the parking area and registration table.

From Haymarket: Take Rt 15N to left on Lime Kiln Rd (Rt 733). Follow directions from Lime Kiln Rd listed above.
From Points East on Rt 50: Take Rt 50W to Middleburg. Take a right onto Snickersville Turnpike and follow to right on Lime Kiln Rd. Follow Lime Kiln Rd for 0.9 miles, then left onto Step Toe Hill Rd. Go 0.9 miles to Camp HighRoad. Follow directional signs for parking and registration.

From points West: Take Rt 7E to Bluemont. Turn right onto Clayton Hall Rd. Follow to T, go left onto Snickersville Turnpike (Rt 734) and follow for approximately 10 miles to left onto Lime Kiln Rd. Follow Lime Kiln for approximately 0.9 miles then left onto Step Toe Hill Rd. Follow 0.9 miles to camp. Follow signs to parking and registration area.


All awards for this event will be mailed to the winners within 2 weeks of completion of the event.  Based on the final scores, the following awards will be given as follows:

  • Grand Champion: Will be awarded to the horse/rider who has the highest points for the day.
  • Reserve Champion: Will be awarded to the horse/rider who has the second highest points for the day.

In addition to the Grand and Reserve Champions, TSRC will be awarding the first 6 highest scoring horse/rider pairs in the following divisions:

       Novice Rider Division: This is a Crystal Crown Series (CCS) division. According to CCS a “novice rider” is considered any rider who has competed in 3 JPRS or less as of the first Crystal Crown Ride,  he/she will be classified as a Novice for the duration of the CC series.  This Novice Rider Division will also be included in the year-end awards for qualifying riders. Please note: the same rider must compete on the same horse in order to qualify. (Please see Crystal Crown Series Rules at www.crystalcrownseries.com)

       Age Divisions: TSRC will decide on the exact age divisions based on the number of riders entered in the event.

The Crystal Crown Series

For information on the Crystal Crown Series and requirements to qualify for year-end awards,

please visit the Crystal Crown Series website (https://www.crystalcrownseries.com) or the Facebook page.  Or you may contact Dewey Brown (DBrown@FCVirginias.com) or Marlys Shoup (marlysshoup@outlook.com), CC Committee co-chairpersons.

For Questions about the Tri-State Crystal Crown ride, please contact the 2019 Chairpersons:

Talia Czapski                                                  Liz Shockley

703-395-2080                             or               703 727-2164

tsrc.jpr@gmail.com                                  j4shock@frontiernet.net

Trail Obstacle Designer and Judges Co-Ordinator

Patty Tracy



We will need volunteers to make this event successful.

We look forward to many of our club members volunteering – you can bring your family and friends too!
Friday June 28th before the event we will need volunteers to help with setup of the obstacles.
Saturday June 29th volunteers will be needed at registration, start line, to judge at each obstacle, parking, photographing and a runner or two.
On Sunday June 30th volunteers will have an opportunity to ride the course.
Sunday June 30th afternoon volunteers will break down all the obstacles and clean up at Camp Highroad.
Contact committee co-chairs Liz Shockley (J4shock@frontiernet.net) and Talia Czapski (tsrc.jpr@gmail.com) to learn more and sign-up to help.

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