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Accepting Post Entries to 4/24. Ride Times Posted 5/2.
THIS IS OUR 40TH YEAR!!!!
Check our website(mdcta.com) for additional activities and information.
MAKE CHECKS OUT TO MCTA H.T., INC
Event Date: May 05-06, 2012
Open Registration Date: Mar 20 Close Registration Date: Apr 17
Shawan Downs, 1401 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville, MD 21030.
From I‑695 (Baltimore Beltway): I‑83 North to Exit 20B. Go west on Shawan Rd. 1.4 miles. Entrance to Shawan Downs on right.
From Pennsylvania: take I-83 South, take Exit 20B, proceed as directed above. Easy access to I-83.
USEF/USEA Recognized: A,I,P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: T,N
USEA Recognized Tests: CT-A,CT-I
Fri: Cross-country course open-3:00 pm.
Sat: A/I/P/N- Dressage-8:00 am; Show Jumping-10:00 pm; P/N Cross- country-Noon.
Sun: A/I-Cross-country-9:00 am; T-Dressage-8:00 am; Show Jumping-11:00 am. Cross-country-Noon.
Schedule may be adjusted as entries warrant. Please check website.
Times will be posted on www.MDCTA.com on May 2. No postcards sent.
TD: Trish Gilbert, MD
Judges: Pres: Gale D'Amanda-Fox, NY Dressage Judges: Beverley Fields, MD; Peggy Pariison, MD; Eileen Pritchard-Bryant, MD
SJ Judge: Cathy Tuker Slaterbeck, MD
CD:X-C: Tremaine Cooper, VA; Jeff Kibbie, PA
SJ: Tremaine Cooper
Org: Patricia Fenwick 3100 Tufton Ave. Reisterstown MD 21136 firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Org: Ami Howard, 1001 Old Joppa Rd, Joppa, MD 21085 email@example.com
Comp Mngmnt: MCTA Horse Trials, Inc, Land Preservation Trust, www.mdcta.com
Send Entries to:
Melissa Fieldhouse, 2520 Fairmount Rd., Hampstead, MD 21074
firstname.lastname@example.org, 443.291.6442, Melissa's cell for HT ONLY, 443.974-0712, Cheryl, 410.440.8446
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. PLEASE INCLUDE CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS ON ENTRY!!!!! Send copies of all required membership cards (USEF) & valid coggins for date of show. Double entries: Not accepted. USEA membership required at all levels. $25=Lost pinny, do not send check with entry. Refunds: Before CD Entry/Stabling less $25 non-refundable office fee. After CD-Entry no refund. Stabling refund only if stall is filled. Competition cancellation-No refund. Changes: All changes to entry must be made in writing (email, fax or snail mail). ABSOLUTELY NO telephone withdrawals, changes or stabling requests will be accepted. $25 fee for any changes after Closing Date Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Neg. Coggins within 12 months required for all horses on grounds. Note on entry if current MCTA member in order to be qualified for MCTA trophies. Check weekly entry status list/event update information beginning on April 5, at www.MDCTA.com
Trophy/prizes & 10 ribbons per division. Thoroughbreed Incentive Fund - one award per division.
ON GROUND STABLING $135 PER STALL(with overnight security), VERY LIMITED OFF GROUND STABLING AVAILBLE $75. (within 5 miles off event. Contact Patti Fenwick 410-591-7503 for availabilty) Fri-Mon INCLUDE WITH ENTRY CHECK. ALSO INCLUDE SEPARATE CHECK: $50 STALL DEPOSIT WILL BE DESTROYED IF STALL STRIPPED. Shavings only! Stall doors provided. Veterinarian staff/ Farrier staff-#s posted at sec'y's office & stable area.
All in Cockeysville, within 5 miles of event site. Holiday Inn, Padonia Rd-410-560-1000. Hunt Valley Inn 410-785-7000. Embassy Suites 410-584-1400. Comfort Inn, York Rd-410-527-1500. Shopping, excellent food and other activities in immediate vicinity.
Test & arena sizes: A-2010 USEF Advanced Test A-Std. I-2010 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. P (J/YRP, P)- 2010 USEF Preliminary Test B-Sm. T/JT- 2010 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N/JN-2010 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. All Arenas: grass with ample warm up room, quiet location.
IMPROVED COURSES FOR ADVANCED AND INTERMEDIATE, Courses are a true representation of their level. A-approx. 3400 m @ 570 mpm.I -approx. 3000 m @ 550 mpm P‑3120 m @ 520 mpm. T‑2400 m @ 420 mpm. N-2000 m @ 350 mpm. Terrain: Beautiful established turf on rolling hills. Tracks have excellent flow with lots of galloping. Very inviting, confidence building courses.
CHECK WWW.MDCTA.COM FOR ANNOUNCEMENTS FREQUENTLY ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES WILL BE NOTED THERE
Cross‑country never open, except for designated schooling days.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Schooling days and clinics available the week after event. Check website (mdcta.com) for info.
Site is ideal for horse trials. About 90% of Cross-country course visible for spectators from one spot! Shawan Downs is home of the Shawan Downs Legacy Steeplechase and Timber Races. PLEASE REMAIN ON DESIGNATED TRACKS AT ALL TIMES!
Excellent Food available on grounds.
NO 2 or 3 wheeled vehicles allowed on cross country course, except for officials.
PLEASE, dogs must be leashed at all times, no exceptions! $50 fine for loose dogs, will be strictly enforced! On grounds DOG WARDEN!!!Security will be on the grounds 24Hrs.
TWO ENTRANCES: CUSTOMARY ENTRANCE FOR DAY PARKING: ADDITIONAL ENTRANCE 50 YARDS EAST OF CUSTOMARY ENTRANCE FOR ON GROUNDS STABLING, BE ALERT FOR POSTED SIGNS!!
Friday, Eve: 40th year of running the event! Information will be on the website and on shawandowns.org.
Saturday Night: Sponsor Party, Open to all Competitors.