Due to the diverse group of horses and competitors entering the Live Oak International equine event, there are many questions. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers.
What health certificates do I need to enter the grounds for the equine event?A negative Coggins test is required for every horse entering the tournament grounds. Additionally, a health certificate no more than 30 days old is necessary for entering the State of Florida. Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) entries are required to have the appropriate vaccinations and passports as per their discipline. Each horse, whether competing or not, must have a Live Oak International Statement of Health signed by a licensed veterinarian.
When do stables open?Stables open at 9 a.m. March 7, 2017. No early arrivals are allowed without prior permission from the event organizer. Early arrivals are subject to a $500 fee.
Do you offer feed and bedding?Shavings can be ordered for $6 a bag. Timothy and Alfalfa Hay can be purchased through the stabling office.
Can I bring my dog?Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Live Oak Plantation. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. Aggressive or nuisance animals will be banned from the grounds.
Can I get extra stable area credentials?Additional credentials may be purchased for $100 from the tournament office.
Do you offer overnight camping for competitors?There is camping available for competitors for a fee and must be reserved in advance. A site with no water or electric hookups is $100. Sites with hookups are $350. Make your reservations on the entry form.
Is smoking allowed on the grounds?Smoking is allowed, but where you can smoke is limited. There is no smoking in all Live Oak buildings and stables. The restriction on smoking extends to 10 feet from any building or stable entrance.