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Rocking Horse Winter II H.T. (Feb 2012) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 14902
Rocking Horse Winter II H.T. | Altoona, FL (AREA III)

Event Date: Feb 17-19, 2012

Open Date: Jan 03 Close Date: Jan 31


Address: 44200 S.R. 19N, Altoona, FL 32702
From Ocala: Rte 40 east approx. 50 miles to S.R. 19. Take S.R. 19 south approx.15 miles, farm will be on the left.
From North of Jacksonville: I-95 south to I-295 south to Orange Park exit (Hwy 17). Turn right on Hwy 17 & go to Palatka, turn south onto S. R. 19 just before Palatka. Go approx. 40 miles, cross over Hwy 40, go another 15 miles, farm on the left.
From Orlando Airport: Beeline Expressway (Hwy 528) west (towards Orlando) to Florida Turnpike north (towards Ocala) to Hwy 429 north (towards Apopka) to Hwy 441 north (towards Mt. Dora) to S.R. 19 north in Eustis. Farm on right, 18 miles


USEF/USEA Recognized: A,I,P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: PT,T,N,BN

Tentative Schedule:

Thurs: Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Fri: A/I/P Dressage-8:00 am, Show Jumping-10:00 am.
Sat: A/I/P Cross-country-8:00 am. T/N/BN: Dressage-8:00 am, Show Jumping-10:00 am.
Sun: T/N/BN Cross-country-8:00 am.

Starting Times:

Available Feb. 14 on the website or call 352- 669-9982. Times will not be mailed.

Event Officials

TD: Marilyn Payne, NJ
Judges: Pres: Gretchen Butts, MD  Dressage Judges: Nanci Lindroth, NC; Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck, MD; Tina Drake, FL; Joni Abney, TN; Charlotte Trentelman, FL
CD:X-C: Morgan Rowsell, NJ   SJ: Jan Brodkin, FL

Entry Information

Send Entries to:

Rick Dunkerton, C/O AMS, P.O. Box 1647, Laurel, MS 39441
(601) 498-3330, Fax (601) 426-9984
[email protected] Register online at: All major credit cards accepted


Org: Jeanne Merrill, P.O. Box 416, Altoona, FL 32702, (352) 669-9982, Fax (352) 669-7689, [email protected]


Draw checks to Rocking Horse Stables.
Entry: A: $220 I,P: $200.00; T/N/BN: $185.00
Stabling: $50/night. Stall Cleaning Deposit: $25.00 (separate check)
Ship-in fee: $30 for event
Camping: $30/night)


Entries include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Double entries: Not accepted. Faxed entries not accepted. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; Withdrawals will not be honored unless faxed, E-mailed or mailed on or before C.D. NO PHONE WITHDRAWALS WILL BE ACCEPTED. After C.D.-Entry-no refund unless there is a waiting list, ship in fee refunded. Stabling fee refunded if stall is filled. Any entries (if space allows) or changes made to entry after C.D. will be charged a $25 processing fee. No changes to entry starting Tuesday before the event. Competition cancellation-No refund. X-C Pinny/Holder/Insert Required--for sale on-site for $15.
Copy of current neg. Coggins within 12 months must accompany entry. 30 day health certificate required at Florida State line. Please include a winter address & email on your entry forms. 

Competitor Information

Trophy & 8 ribbons per division.


Temporary stalls: $50/night. $25 stall cleaning deposit required on a separate check. Stalls must be stripped prior to leaving (check will be destroyed if stall is stripped). Ship-in $30 for event. Stall doors/initial bedding provided. . Veterinarian: # will be posted on stall cards


Mt. Dora Hampton Inn-16 mi., (352) 383-4267 Fox Den-5 mi., Fiddlers Green -1 mi., (352) 669-7111. Moss Gate B&B-5 mi. (352) 669-3557. Comfort Inn-12 mi., (352) 383-3400. Shamrock Thistle & Crown B&B-15 mi., (352) 821-1887. Inn On the Green-15 mi., (352) 343-6373. Days Inn-25 mi., (352) 787-3131. Budget Inn-18 mi., (352) 343-4666. Camping: $30/night for RVs, tents, trailers, etc.; ANY hook-ups. If you are found to be hooked up & not paid for, you will be fined $100. Everyone camping will be given a tag to display.


Test & arena sizes: A-2010 USEF Advanced Test A or Advanced Test B-Std, I-2010 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. P-2010 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T-2010 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N-2010 USEF Novice Test B-Sm., BN-2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Arenas: 3-Clay & sand arenas & grass if needed.


A-4000 m @ 570 mpm. I-3600m @ 550 mpm. P-3200 m @ 520 mpm. T-2400 m @ 450 mpm. N-2000m @ 400 mpm. BN-2000m @ 350 mpm. Flat terrain, courses more challenging than beginning of the season courses, but still moderate for horses with some experience at that level.

Other Information:

Cross-country course closed on Jan. 23. Open again from Jan. 30 - Feb. 9 if footing allows. Call ahead. 
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
NO unauthorized cars on course.
Food available on grounds.
Dogs are welcome, but MUST be leashed.

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