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The Spring Event at Woodside (May 2012) Omnibus Listing

$15,000 Preliminary Challenge

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USEA Event ID: 14974
The Spring Event at Woodside | Woodside, CA (AREA VI)

Event Date: May 25-27, 2012

Open Date: Apr 10 Close Date: May 08


Address: 3674 Sand Hill Rd., Woodside, CA 94062 From I-280: Exit Sand Hill Rd, go west approx. 1 mile. Turn right into the Horse Park


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

Tentative Schedule:

Wed: Barns open-8 am; Cross-country course open-3 pm.

Thurs: Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Fri: Dressage-8 am. All.
Sat: Cross-country-8 am (A,I,P,T); Show Jumping-9 am (N,BN) Prelim Challenge SJ in Grand Prix arena Saturday afternoon.
Sun: Show Jumping-8 am (A,I,P,T); Cross-country-8 am (N,BN)

Starting Times:

Available May 21 on

Event Officials

TD: Andy Bowles, NZL
Judges: Pres: Marilyn Payne, CA; Ginny Wailes, CA; Mary Grace Davidson, CA; Vicky Stashuk Matisi, CA.
CD:X-C: Derek di Grazia, CA SJ: Joe Lomardo, CA

Entry Information

Send Entries to:

P.O. Box 943, Gladstone, OR 97027, 805-239-3930 ext. 3 [email protected]


Org: Robert Kellerhouse, (951) 587-6239 Comp Mnmgnt: Del Mar Eventing, Inc.


Event fees directory: Draw checks to Woodside Eventing.
Entry: Per division: A: $305.00; I: $275.00; P: $235.00; P Challenge: $355.00; T/N/BN: $225.00
Double entries: $20.00
Stabling: $130.00
Trailer-in Fee: $50.00 (non-stabled horses)
RV Hook Up: $ 25.00/night water only or $15/night RV without hook up  Teams: $5.00/member
Party: $15.00 (additional tickets-see other information )


ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY CLOSING DATE! Entries recieved after closing date a late fee up to $50 will be charged. $20 change fee for any changes made after closing date. $20 charge for lost pinny - no deposit required. Incomplete Entries - $15. Refunds: Before C.D. - Full Refund; after C.D. to May 15-Less $25 office fee. May 16-May 18 - Entry credit only. No Stabling Refund. After May 18 no refund, unless entry or stabling can be filled from waitlist, if either are filled either will be refunded. Competition cancellation-No refund.
Neg. Coggins required within 6 months for out of state horses.
BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay an extra $25 non-member fee. PRELIMINARY and ABOVE must send copy of USEF cards for rider, owner, and trainer.

Competitor Information

A=$1,500, I=$900, P=$600 per division. P Challenge=$15,000 see website for details. Trophy and 7 ribbons per division, and prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, for all levels. Additional special awards for Preliminary Challenge.


$130/stall from Noon Wednesday to Noon on Monday. 340 temporary stalls on grounds. Stall doors & initial bedding only provided. Trailer In Fee - $50 for non stabled horses. Non competing horses $40 facility use fee. Feed/bedding/hay available for purchase, Shavings @ $9/bag (please order in advance) further info from the secretary. Veterinarian: TBD. # will be posted at show office.


Creekside Inn, Palo Alto-5 mi., (650) 493-2411. Motel 6, Palo Alto-6mi., (650) 949-0833. Sheraton, Palo Alto-5 mi., (650) 328-2800 Camping: No tent camping. R.V. hook-ups available-$25/day water hook ups. No open fires on the property. Non-Hook up living quarter overnights available for $15/night


Test & arena sizes: A-2010 Advanced Test A-Std. I-2010 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. P Challenge - 2010 USEF Preliminary Test C - 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 Beginner Novice Test A -Sm. Arenas: Sand.


A-3550 m @570 mpm. I-3100 m @ 550 mpm. P-2700 m @ 520 mpm. T-2100 m @ 470 mpm. N-1800 m @ 400 mpm. BN-1500 m @ 350 mpm. I and P courses: Above average difficulty. T, N, and BN Average, for horses/riders with some experience at these levels.

Other Information:

Cross-country courses closed May 8 at sundown.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Food on grounds.
Dogs must be leashed - a $25 fine will be assessed for any dogs not on a leash.
Team Competition: Teams of 3/4, best 3 scores to count, all team members at same level. $5/ team member.
Party: Preliminary Challenge Gala Saturday night, 6pm.Tickets-$55 per person, or Table for 10 for $480.
Preliminary Challence is split into Rider and Horse Sections. Restricted to horses or riders that have not competed above the preliminary level nationally or internationally. Please see for additional entry requirements for the Preliminary Challenge!

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