USEA Omnibus: Cobblestone Farms H.T. (Jul 2012)
Novice and Beginner Novice Area VIII Championships.
Event Date: Jul 27-29, 2012
Open Date: Jun 12 Close Date: Jul 10
Address: Stabling - 5601 Zeeb Road., Dexter, MI 48130
From East: Take 94 West or M-14 to 23 north towards Brighton. Go to exit 49, North Territorial Rd. Turn west and go about 5 miles to Zeeb Rd. Turn south (left) to driveway on left.
From North: South on 23 to exit 49, North Territorial Rd. Follow directions from above.
From South: North on 23 to exit 49, North Territorial Rd. Follow directions from above.
From West: Take 94 East to Zeeb Rd., exit 169. Go north (left) to Joy Rd. Turn left then quick right back onto Zeeb Rd. Continue north to driveway on left side of road.
USEF/USEA Recognized: P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: T,N,N-Ch,BN,BN-Ch
USEA Recognized Tests: 5YO,Starter,YEH-4yo
Thurs: Cross-country course open - 3 pm.
Fri: Dressage-1 pm P, T, N (A division)
Sat: Dressage-8 am N (Ch, B & C divisions), BN, Starter; Cross-country "Pink Out"-11 am.
Sun: Show Jumping "Jump for the Cure" 9 am.
Available after July 18 at www.cobblestonefarmsllc.com and www.micheventing.org.
Judges: Pres: Mindy Friesen, GA, Dressage Judge: Sue Hughes, MI; Karen Hunchberger, MI
CD:X-C: Jeff Kibbie SJ: Jennifer Merrick-Brooks
Send Entries to:
Sue Machin, Secretary, 6187 Hellner Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Enter online at www.evententries.com and mail original signatures, copy of coggins and check to secretary. Preliminary riders, please include copy of USEF membership card with entry.
Org: Jennifer Merrick-Brooks, 1048 Eager Road, Milton, Ontario CANADA L9T 6T1, EquiJenn@live.com. 586-929-0814.
Entry fee includes a $25 non-refundable office fee. Double entries: Not accepted. BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay extra $25 with entry. Starter competitors do not pay USEA starter and drug fees and are exmpt from USEA membership/non-membership requirements. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee. After C.D.-Entries-Less $25 only if place can be filled from wait list. Stabling fee only if place can be filled from wait list. Competition cancellation-No refund. Neg. Coggins required within 12 months for all horses. Add $20 Post Entry Fee if your entry is postmarked after the closing date.
Prize to winner & 8 ribbons per division. Novice and Beginner Novice Championships awards.
$135/stall from Friday to Sunday. Temp tent stalls with doors. Bedding available for purchase on grounds-$8/bag. Veterinarian: Dr. James Romine, Saline Veterinary Service # will be posted at the sec´y office and stabling area. Grounds keeper Jim Daratony 734-395-2633.
All less than 10 miles away. Best Western, (734) 665-4444. Weber Inn, (734) 769-2500. Holiday Inn Express Chelsea, (734) 433-1600. Comfort Inn Chelsea, (734) 433-8000. Camping: Available on grounds, no electrical hook-ups, no fee.
Test & arena sizes: P - 2010 USEF Preliminary Test B-Sm. T-2010 USEF Training Test -B-Sm. N-2010 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Starter-2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. YER 4 & 5 yo appropriate test - Sm. Arenas: Sand.
P - 2995m @ 520 mpm. T-2300m @ 440 mpm. N-2010m @ 380mpm. BN-1770m @ 350 mpm. Starter appx. 800m not timed. All courses: Average, for horses with some experience at these levels. Terrain: Rolling, improved xc footing and NEW irrigation system for 2012, water at all levels; pictures check www.cobblestonefarmsllc.com. PINNY HOLDERS REQUIRED AT ALL LEVELS.
Cross-country course closed July 12. Food on grounds. Dogs are welcome! Party: Eventing Rocks at Cobblestone Farms; please join us for a fun night of celebration, music, appetizer and drink. Saturday night at 7 pm on the grounds. Get Ready to Rock...again!