55+ BC GAMES

The 55+ BC Games is an annual multi sport event produced by the BC Seniors Games Society (BCSGS) for the availability of the 55+ population of BC to participate in the 27 individual Sports.  The average participation is 3,500, leaving behind a $3.5 M economic impact in the communities during the 5-day event.  Each Participant must be a member of the BC Seniors Games Society and Horse Council BC.

PARTICIPATE IN THE 2017  55+ BC GAMES – Vernon & Area

Equestrian Competition:   Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 to Saturday, September 16, 2017.

Venue: Armstrong Fairgrounds, 3371 Pleasant Valley Rd, Armstrong, BC  V0E 1B0

Equestrian Sport Chair:   Carolyn Farris – Email: [email protected] Phone: 250-546-6083
For more information contact:  Horse Council BC – Email: [email protected] Phone: 604-856-4304 ext. 1005
Toll Free:  1-800-345-8055 ext 1005

Equestrian Events will be governed by the 2017 HCBC Rule Book: View PDF
Mountain Trail Rules: View PDF

Equestrian Sport Divisions 2017: 
Exhibitors may register for more than one sport discipline at the 55+ BC Games, however, all divisions may be running concurrently in multiple arenas,  therefore, cross entry will be limited to a maximum of two discipline divisions.
Competitors do not need to qualify to register for the 55+ BC Games.
  • Dressage: Training Level/ First Level/ Second Level – EC Tests 2 & 3 -*2 tests per level each Competition Day
  • Western Dressage: Walk Jog/ Training Level/ First Level – HCBC Tests 2 & 3 -* 2 tests per level each Competition Day
  • Mountain Trail Horse:Novice/Intermediate/Open Division *In hand & Under saddle each Competition Day
  • Western Performance:Novice/Open Division *Ranch Riding Horse & Ranch Trail courses each Competition Day  
  • Driving: Single/Pairs – Pleasure Driving / Driving Derby *Pleasure & Derby each Competition Day

          Equestrian Sport Schedule: – Tentative Subject to Entries

  • Wednesday, September 13: Participant Check-in at 55+ BC Games Equestrian Venue – Stable Opens @ Noon
    55+ BC Games Vernon & Area – Opening Ceremonies – Time – TBA (Evening )
  • Thursday, September 14: Competition Day 1 – 8 am – 5 pm
    Dressage, Western Dressage, Ranch Riding Horse, Ranch Trail, Mountain Trail, Pleasure Driving & Derby
  • Friday, September 15: Competition Day 2 – 8 am – 5 pm 
    Dressage, Western Dressage, Ranch Riding Horse, Ranch Trail, Mountain Trail, Pleasure Driving & Derby
    Equestrian Medal Presentations  55 + BC Games   4.30 – 5 pm @ Armstrong Exhibition Grounds
  • Saturday, September 16: 55 + BC  Games Vernon & Area – Closing Ceremonies