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Event Date: Aug 24-26, 2012
Open Registration Date: Jul 10 Close Registration Date: Aug 07
Address: 1460 Highway 154, Santa Ynez, CA 93460.
From North: Hwy 101 to 154 approx. 7 miles, left on Baseline at stop sign, an immediate right after church. Follow Baseline to sign on right (approx. 1 mile). Dirt road will take you to stabling.
From South: Hwy 101 to 154 west from Santa Barbara across San Marcos Pass, approx. 25 miles after starting on 154. Turn right on Baseline at stop sign before Shepherd of the Valley Church. Take immediate right to continue on Baseline & follow approx. 1 mi. to sign on right. Dirt road will take you to stabling.
USEF/USEA Recognized: P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: T,TR,N,NR,BN,BNR
USEA Recognized Tests: Intro
Management reserves the right to modify the schedule.
Thurs: Stables open at 9 am. Cross-country course opens at 3 pm. Pre-show dressage 1-5pm (see section 10).
Fri: Dressage - 8 am.
Sat: Cross-country - 8 am.
Sun: Show jumping - 8 am.
Available August 20 at www.syvponyclub.com. Show jumping will run in reverse order of standings in the same order that the divisions run XC.
Org: Ken Sexton and Santa Ynez Valley Pony Club.
Competition Management: Shepherd Ranch SYVPC Management Committee. Please direct all questions through the secretary.
Send Entries to:
Ronnie Thielmann, 7205 Carnagie Court, Bakersfield, CA 93312. Please waive signature requirement for overnight or FedEx deliveries. (805) 895-9231 email@example.com
Entry fee includes a $25 non-refundable office fee. BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay extra $25 non-membership with entry. Intro entrants are exempt from the USEA starter/d&m fees and USEA membership/non-membership fees. Incomplete entries: $10 fee for all incomplete entries. Entry changes: $40 fee for all changes after closing date. Double entries: Not accepted. Lost pinny: $40 charge for each lost pinny. Refunds: Before closing date - entry/stabling less $25 non-refundable office fee. After closing date - no refunds. Competition cancellation - no refund. Returned checks: $25 fee on returned checks. Negative Coggins required within 6 months for out-of-state horses.
8 ribbons per division with prizes for top 3.
High Point Pony Clubber for each competition level (sign up at show).
High Point Amateur overall with perpetual trophy (must be declared with USEF and present USEF card at competition, sign up at show).
2012 Champion Junior and Senior Horse/Rider combination combined for both 2012 competitions with $100 cash back (based on placings in the two horse trials combined).
$115/stall from Thursday 9am to Sunday 6pm (early arrivals allowed with secretary approval). 160 temporary stalls on grounds. Stall doors & initial bag of shavings only provided. Shavings ($10/bag), alfalfa ($15/bale), oat ($15/bale) available through secretary or by pre-order if payment arrives before August 18th). Absolutely no haul-ins. Non-competing horses: $100 grounds fee (includes Sun XC school) and additional stall fee. Veterinarian: TBD. Farrier: TBD
Best Western Pea Soup (805) 688-3216 Ask for Shepherd Ranch Horse Trial Rate. Econolodge-12 mi., (805) 688-0022. Quality Inn-10 mi., (805) 688-3210. Motel 6-12 mi., (805) 688-7797. Danish Country Inn-8 mi., (805) 688-2018. Svengaard's Lodge-8 mi., (805) 688-3277.
Camping: No camping allowed. No cooking or fires allowed. NO SMOKING ON GROUNDS, IN VEHICLES ONLY!!! EXTREME FIRE DANGER!!!
All tests in small arenas with sand footing. P-2010 USEF Preliminary Test B. T-2010 USEF Training Test B. N-2010 USEF Novice Test B. BN-2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test B. Intro-2010 Beginner Novice Test A.
Course closed Monday August 13th at sundown.
All courses on groomed tracks over rolling terrain. Preliminary - 2600 m @ 520 mpm. Training - 2200 m @ 420 mpm. Novice - 1800 m @ 350 mpm. Beginner Novice - 1600 m @ 300 mpm, max height 2'7", 14 efforts. Intro - 1300 m @ 300 mpm, height 20-24", 12-14 jumping efforts, water optional. All courses: Average, for horses with some experience at these levels. Studs recommended for all divisions. Arial image of property available on www.syvponyclub.com
Entries Limited to 160 temporary stalls onsite, priority given in order of arrival of entries (complete entries only). Rider limited levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry. Prize list available from secretary.
Food on grounds.
Dogs allowed on leash only, strictly enforced!!! Owners of dogs not on leash must donate $100 to SYVPC Horse Trials.
Thursday Pre-Dressage: Ride your dressage test in competition arena before "L" judge for ring exposure and last-minute tips. Times available from 1-5pm. $30 per ride. Pre-assigned times available via coordination with the secretary only if payment is received by August 22nd. All ride times assigned on "first come first served" basis. Time slots limited.
Sunday XC Schooling: Following completion of all divisions school the XC course. $50 per horse. Arrange through secretary at event.