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GMHA Festival of Eventing
Event Date: Aug 06-09, 2012
Open Registration Date: Jun 26 Close Registration Date: Jul 24
GMHA is on Rte 106 - 6 miles south of Woodstock at 5491 South Road
From West NY Thruway: To I-87 Northway to exit 20. Take Rte 149 to Fort Ann, then Rt. 4 east to Rutland then Woodstock. Take right on Rt. 106 before Woodstock Inn south 6 miles to GMHA.
From South: I-91 to Ascutney, exit 8 Rt. 131 west 7 miles to Rte 106 north, 12 miles to GMHA.
From East: I-89 north to exit 1 in Vt. Take Rt. 4 west into Woodstock. Then right on Rt.106 south to GMHA. SPEED limit 25 mph strictly enforced in Woodstock!
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: T3D,N3D
Mon 8/6/12: Must be on grounds by 1 pm for in-barn vet check. Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Tues: 7:30 First Jog up; 8:30 Dressage.
Weds: 7:30 Endurance Day.
Thurs: 7:30 Final Jog-up; 8:30 Show Jumping
Educational briefings every evening
Tentative times will be posted on www.gmhainc.org and www.area1usea.org. Official times will be posted in the show office.
T3D TD: Jim Gornall, MA
Judges: Pres: Brian Ross, VA, Fran Cross, MA N3D: Bonnie Mosser, NC, Peter Gray, FL
CD:X-CSJ: Janine McClain, VT
Org: Green Mountain Horse Association
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3 Day Event Qualification Requirements: T3D: Horse and Rider must be registered members of USEA. Horses and riders must have competed in four sanctioned Training Level Horse Trials, one as a combination meeting the NQR's. For established preliminary riders, the horse must have completed 2 Training Level Horse Trials meeting the NQR's. N3D: Horses and Riders must have completed in four sanctioned Novice level Horse Trials; two events must have been as a combination for Novice. NQR's: At each event the rider, or horse, or combination must have completed the entire trails with not more than 50 penalty points in dressage, no cross-country jump penalties and not more than 36 points time penalties on cross country, and not more than 16 penalties at obstacles in show jumping. Please fill out experience section. *Junior division competitors will be placed on teams and be coached by Young Rider coaches.
Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant and based on the discretion of show management; state preferences under Eligible Section and place birth date on entry. NOTE: USEA and USEF fees are not included as part of the entry fee. These association fees must be added to your entry fee, per the itemized Fees Enclosed section of the Entry Form, totaled with the other applicable fees, and sent to the event with your entry. Only 2012 USEA Entry Forms will be accepted. All entries must include a copy of a negative coggins test dated after 8/1/11, only 3 horses may be competed per rider. Entries without payment will not be accepted. Entries may not be postmarked prior to the opening date. Entry Confirmation status will be posted on www.gmhainc.org and www.area1usea.org. You will be billed $30 for a non-returned pinny All changes must be made in writing, mail, fax or email acceptable. There will be a $30 change fee for ANY change to an entry after the closing date; ex. change of horse or rider, change of division (if space allows) There is a $30 fee for any bounced checks. Refunds: Scratches received in writing on or before the closing date will be refunded minus a $25 office fee. No refunds of entry fees after the closing date. In the event the competition has to cancel, there will be no refunds.
3 Day Event : Many awards sponsored by Area 1 Adult Rider Program and others TBD
SmartPak Young Riders Team Challenge: Awards
155 permanent box stalls and 42 portable stalls, all with solid doors. Hay and bagged shavings available for purchase, $10 per bale/bag. No tack stalls available. No refunds on stabling after the closing date, unless show management is able to fill your stall. Stalls are to be stripped upon departure. The competitor will be billed $50 for a dirty stall.
Woodstock Inn and Resort: 800-448-7900 or visit www.gmhainc.org for full accommodations list. Town of Woodstock Zoning Prohibits Camping of Any Kind (tents, trailer, camper, etc) on GMHA grounds.
Test & arena sizes. T3D-2010 USEF Training 3-Day Event Test-Std; Arena two judges. N3D-USEA 2012 Novice 3-Day Event Test-Std; Arena two judges
3 Day Event Endurance: Training and Novice Levels TBD: Phase A-Roads and Tracks, Phase B-Steeplechase, Phase C-Roads and Tracks, Phase D- Cross Country
Cross-country course closed July 1. No wheeled or motorized vehicles on Cross-Country course. Concession on grounds during show hours. Strict Dog Policy - Pets must be leashed at all times. $50.00 fee for each off-leash occurrence. No dogs allowed on cross-country course on cross-country day. Horses must wear bridle number when out of stall. Cell phone coverage is unreliable in Vermont (and non-existent at GMHA). We recommend bringing a calling card with you.