USEA Omnibus: Sporting Days Farm Horse Trials (Mar 2012)
Benefits the Montmorenci Volunter Fire Company
Event Date: Mar 02-04, 2012
Open Date: Jan 17 Close Date: Feb 14
[Aiken is North of Augusta, GA & South of Columbia, SC]. From South-exit I-20 at exit 18 & take 19 south (right) to second light left on Hwy 118 (Rutland Dr) cross Hwy 302 and go left on Hwy 78. From North-exit I-20 at exit 22 & take Rte 1 South about 5mi go left on Hwy 118 (Rutland Dr) cross Hwy 302 and go left on Hwy 78.. Note: From Town center About 1 mile from town center Hwy 78 exits to the right (was a fork in the road) From the West SDF is on the left 2.5mi from Montmorenci Fire Co. From the East SDF is on the right 1.3mi past Oakwood Elementary School.
USEF/USEA Recognized: IP,P,PH,PR
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: PT,T,TH,TR,N,NH,NR,BN,BNH,BNR
USEA Recognized Tests: CT-A,CT-I,CT-P,CT-T,CT-N,CT-BN,Intro
Fri: HT IP division and all CT divisions Dressage 9 am; Show Jumping 10:00am; 3 pm-Cross-country course open. 5pm-Competitor/Volunteer Welcome in Palmetto Pavilion
Sat: P/PT/T Dressage - 8 am; P/PT/T Show jumping 9:45 am; IP/P/PT/T Cross-country -10 am.
Sun: N/BN/Intro(TDP) Dressage - 8 am; Show jumping 9:45 am; Cross-country -10 am
Scheule is Tentative and may be changed depending on entry numbers!
www.sportingdaysfarm.com Feb 28 after 6 pm
TD: Jim Gornall, MA
Judges: Pres: Pam Wiedemann, PA Dressage Judges: Deri Jeffers, VA; Kate Hutchings, SC; Amy McElroy,SC SJ Judge: Carolyn Blakey
CD:X-C: Greg Schlappi, SC SJ: Joannah Glass
Send Entries to:
Sporting Days Farm H.T.
Attn: Mary Coldren, Secretary
3549 Charleston Hwy.
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 649-7075; All faxes (803) 648-0701.
(302) 547-0695 during event
Org: Joannah Hall Glass, (803) 648-0100
All HT entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee, CT $10. Include printed, legible and current email address on entry. All correspondence from secretary will be via email. NOTE CT Competitors: Starter fee and drug fee items on entry form do not apply to combined test entries. USEA membership not required for any level CT, however CT competitors who are non-members must include a non-member fee of $25 with entry. Intro (Tadpole) Competitors: Starter fee and drug fee items on the entry form do not apply. USEA membership and non-membership fees are waived. If oversubscribed with entries postmarked on Opening Day, multiple rides may be limited - please indicate order of preference. Double entries: Not accepted. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable Office fee. IMPORTANT NOTE: Complete entries received prior to Jan 31 will not be subject to withholding of office fee if scratched prior to closing date, and and will receive a 50% refund if scratched prior to February 24th; After C.D.-Entry/stabling-Less $25 ONLY if in writing and a place can be filled from wait list. Competition cancellation- No Refund.
If entering electronically, payment, signature page & coggins must be postmarked within 5 days of entering. If not, the entry will be assigned a postmark date at the time it is complete and payment is received. Scratches/Changes must be in writing via mail, fax, email only. CHANGES will each be charged $30 & NO changes, only substitutions 7 days prior to event. Neg. Coggins within 12 months must accompany entry.
If space allows and post entries are accepted they will be charged an additional $50 late fee. ANY entry postmarked after Closing Date will be considered a late entry and the $50 Late fee applies. Additionally, any electronic or faxed entry made prior to Closing Date must be COMPLETE within 5 days after Closing or will be also considered a late entry and charged the $50 Late fee. Late fee policy will be strictly adhered to!
Trophy & 8 ribbons. $10 fee for mailing prizes. Winning riders must arrange a time to report to awards presentation area for Press photos in order to receive prizes.
$100 on grounds (limited permanent stalls - book early) Thurs. 12pm to Mon., 10am. $30/night after that. Stall doors (snaps needed) & one bag of shavings provided. PRE-ORDER any additional bedding or any hay needed from sec'y by Feb 22nd. If additional bedding/hay is not pre-ordered, it will NOT be available for purchase. Feed/hay/bedding, Aiken County Farm Supply 803 649 2987 or Aiken Saddlery 803 649 6583 or see Sec'y. Off grounds less exp. perm stalls available; info from website www.sportingdaysfarm.com. Send separate check $25 Clean Stall Deposit check payable to SDFHT, to be destroyed if stall deemed stripped clean. Veterinarian: Dr. John Haddon, (803) 648-0430 or Dr. Sarah Thompson 803 295 8509. #'s will be posted with sec'y. Farrier: Posted With Secy.
For Discount mention Sporting Days HT at the following Host Hotels: The Hotel Aiken 7 mi., (803) 648-4265, (877) 817-6690; Holiday Inn Express-8 mi. (803) 648-0999; Country Inn & Suites, 3270 Whiskey Road, Aiken 803 649 4265, 7 miles The Wilcox Inn 7.2mi, 803 648 1898 . Further info from Aiken Chamber of Commerce, (803) 648-0405. Camping: Hook-ups limited-book early, $40. Plenty of primitive, $10.
Test & arena sizes: CT: A-2010 USEF Advanced Test A-Std; I-2010 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std; P-2010 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm; T-2010 USEF Training Test A-Sm; N-2010 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2010 USEF Beg Novice Test A-Sm. HT: IP-2010 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. P-2010 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. PT-2010 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T-2010 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N-2010 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Intro (Tadpole)-2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: Sand.
P-2200 m @ 520 mpm. T-2000 m @ 420 mpm. N-1800 m @ 350 mpm. BN-1600 m @ 320 mpm. Intro (Tadpole) 1000m @ 300 mpm. All courses: P-Average, with options. T/N/BN-Average, for horses with some experience at this level. Water Option for Tadpole. Banks, ditches & water at all appropriate levels.
XC Course closed Feb 23rd, and otherwise only open during scheduled schooling times. See www.SportingDaysFarm.com for Schooling Days and Shows.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Food on grounds.
Dogs must be leashed. If captured, $50 freedom fine to the Aiken Co. SPCA . Refreshments immediately following last horse in Palmetto Pavilion for Sponsors, Officials, Volunteers & Competitors