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Event Date: Sep 08-09, 2012
Open Registration Date: Jul 24 Close Registration Date: Aug 21
Address: 1235 Park Mills Road, Adamstown, MD 21710
From Route 15 in Maryland or Virginia: At Pt of Rocks, turn South onto MD-28 / CLAY ST. At stop sign turn right to continue on MD-28. Turn LEFT onto PARK MILLS RD. Event is 1.1 miles on left.
From I-70 in MD: exit # 54 onto MD-355 South/ URBANA PIKE. Turn right onto Park Mills Road. Event is 6.4 miles on right.
USEF/USEA Recognized: P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: T,N,BN
Available Thursday before on website www.themarylandhorsetrials.com
TD: Sara Smallwood, VA
Judges: Pres: Helen Brettell, VA; Dressage Judges: Karen Adams, MD; Peggy Pariso, MD; Betty Thorpe, MD; SJ Judge: Kathy White, VA
CD: X-C: Mogie Bearden-Muller, MD; SJ: Kathy White, VA
Org: Carolyn Mackintosh, firstname.lastname@example.org (301)514-0111
Send Entries to:
Mary Coldren, Secretary
Maryland HT III
1235 Park Mills Road
Adamstown, MD 21710
(717) 529-3254 fax (240) 489-7885
Enter online at www.evententries.com (credit cards accepted) or send the check to the address listed above. All checks must be received prior to September 1. (Section 1)
If doing an electronic entry through www.EventEntries.com, you must submit your payment, signature page, and copy of coggins within 5 days of entering (if not postmarked within 5 days, entry will be assigned a postmark on the date it is complete). Unpaid entries will not be scheduled.
PAPER NUMBER PINNIES WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR CROSS COUNTRY. RIDERS MUST BRING PINNY HOLDER WITH THEM.
All entry fees must be in US funds; checks must be US checks or money orders from US banks; no foreign checks. All monies paid between September 1 and 8 must be in form of credit card/money order/cash/cashiers check (no exceptions) Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. All BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay a $25 non-member fee. $50.00 will be charged for any returned checks. Any change to entry subject to $30 fee and must be in writing (fax, email or mail). Before C.D. - change of horse and/or rider and/or division allowed. After C.D. - change of horse or rider (not both) and/or division, space permitting. Absolutely no telephone withdrawals, changes or stabling requests will be accepted. ALL ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE PRINTED VALID EMAIL ADDRESS; ALL COMMUNICATIONS AFTER CLOSING DATE VIA EMAIL UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED ON ENTRY. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.- No refunds. Competition cancellation-No refund. Neg. 12 month Coggins must be current through last day of competition and must accompany entry. ANY paperwork received after September 1, (POSTMARKED OR DELIVERED) add $50 late fee. If space allows and post entries are accepted they will be charged an additional $50
Prizes & 8 ribbons per division. Other awards TBA during the competition. Special prizes - High point series cash award, awarded for points accumulated by competitors entered in all 4 MDHT 2012 Recognized USEA Events.
54 permanent stalls in addition there will be 50 temporary stalls in the adjoining indoor enclosure, if warranted. $75 per night includes one bale of straw. STRAW BEDDING ONLY! Include a SEPARATE $50 check muck deposit. Competitors wishing to stay for the week must make arrangements through secretary. Bedding/Hay available for purchase ONLY if preordered on stabling form. Limited # of electric (only) hook-ups around stabling, $40/night. Veterinarian: # at Secretary's stand. Farrier - Josh Eggink (301-418-1237) will be on the grounds.
Comfort Inn, 7300 Executive Way, Frederick, MD 301-668-7272 (7.42 miles) pet friendly; Main Stay Suites, 7310 Executive Way, Frederick, MD 21704 301-668-4600 (7.42 miles away) pet friendly; Sleep Inn, 5361 Spectrum Dr, Frederick, MD 21703 301-668-2003 (8.27 miles away); Residence Inn by Marriot, 5230 West View Drive, Frederick, MD 301-660-0010 (8.42 miles);Holiday Inn Express, 5579 Spectrum Dr, Frederick, MD 21703 301-695-2881 (8.60 miles away) pet friendly. Limited # of electric (only) hook-ups around stabling, $40/night.
Test & arena sizes: All P-2010 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. All T-2010 USEF Training Test A-Sm. All N-2010 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Dressage Arenas: all-weather footing.
All P-2600 m @ 520 mpm. All T-2400 m @ 420 mpm. All N-2000 m 350 mpm. All BN-1600 m @ 325. mpm.
Footing is old established turf, good footing that will be aggravated and watered. BN/N Rolling terrain. Good confidence building and educational courses. T/P Rolling terrain, Good confidence building and educational courses. Courses will be different with the idea of good move up courses for confident horse rider combinations. SJ and Dressage Arenas: all-weather footing.
New additions, new larger water jump, tracks and features to the xctry course for 2012. Competition Cross-country course open for schooling for the week of September 10, 10a – 6 p. weather permitting. Cross-country schooling course open daily by appointment (301) 514-0111. See website for details www.themarylandhorsetrials.com Wine & cheese party each event day for competitors and volunteers. All dogs must be leashed per USEF rule GR 301.6. Failure to comply may result in elimination and fine. No dogs on course. Concessions available on grounds. No motorized vehicles on course. Water on grounds but it is advised to bring your own. Non-competing horses require Neg. 12 month Coggins through last day of event.
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