MCTA H.T., Inc (May 2015) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: May 02-03, 2015
Open Date: Mar 17 Close Date: Apr 14
Shawan Downs, 1401 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville, MD 21030.
From I‑695 (Baltimore Beltway): I‑83 North to Exit 20B. Go west on Shawan Rd. 1.4 miles. Entrance to Shawan Downs on right.
From Pennsylvania: take I-83 South, take Exit 20B, proceed as directed above. Easy access to I-83.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:A,I,P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,N,BN
Fri: Cross-country course open-3:00 pm.
Sat: A/I/P/T- Dressage-8:00 am; P/T Show Jumping-10:00 am; Cross- country-10:30.
Sun: A/I-Show Jumping- 9:00; Cross-country-9:30 am; N/BN-Dressage-8:00 am; Show Jumping-11:00 am. Cross-country-Noon.
Divisions may change days as entries warrant. Please check website.
Times will be posted on www.MDCTA.com on Wedn before the event.
Judges: Pres: Sally Ike, NJ Dressage Judges: Susan Carr-Davis, MD; Betty Thorpe, MD; Peggy Pariso, MD; Eileen Pritchard-Bryan, MD
SJ Judge: Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck, MD
CD:X-C: Morgan Rowsell, NJ; Jeff Kibbie, PA SJ: Morgan Rowsell, NJ
Send Entries to:
6142 Ebenezer Rd.
Middle River, MD 21220
Draw checks to MCTA H.T, Inc.
Org: Patricia Fenwick 3100 Tufton Ave. Reisterstown MD 21136 [email protected]
Co-Org: Ami Howard, 1001 Old Joppa Rd, Joppa, MD 21085 [email protected]
Comp Mngmnt: MCTA Horse Trials, Inc, Land Preservation Trust, www.mdcta.com
*Paper Pinnies will be used for cross country. Holders will be available for sale.
*Entries-Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Send copies of all required membership cards (USEF + USEA) & valid coggins for date of show. Double entries: Not accepted. USEA membership required at all levels. Please include T.I.P. number for eligible entries.
*PLEASE INCLUDE PRINTED CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS ON ENTRY!!!!!
*Refunds: Before CD Entry/Stabling less $25 non-refundable office fee. After CD-Entry no refund. Stabling refund only if stall is filled. Competition cancellation-No refund. USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees ($21), are not subjected to office fees, and shall be returned within 30 days of the competition to any rider who does not start the dressage test.
*Changes: All changes to entry must be made in writing (email, fax or snail mail). ABSOLUTELY NO telephone withdrawals, changes or stabling requests will be accepted. $25 fee for any changes after Closing Date.
*Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
*Neg. Coggins within 12 months required for all horses on grounds.
*Note on entry if current MCTA member in order to be qualified for MCTA trophies.
*Check weekly entry status list/event update information beginning on April 5, at www.MDCTA.com
IF ENTRY IS INCOMPLETE AT CLOSING DATE: Any paperwork received after CD (postmarked or delivered) add $50 late fee- this includes coggins, signature pages, fees, etc. Any electronic or faxed entry made PRIOR to CD must be completed within 5 days of CD or will be considered late and $50 fee will apply.
ENTRIES will be scheduled when ALL PAPERWORK and FEES are received.
Post entries will be accepted if space allows. All refund/change fees still apply. Check website for entry status.
Ribbons and Prizes 1st - 10th
Trophies - Many trophies for MCTA members. Please make sure your membership is current.
ON GROUND STABLING $135 PER STALL (with overnight security). VERY LIMITED OFF GROUND STABLING AVAILBLE $75. (within 5 miles off event. Contact Molly Green 443-310-6550. INCLUDE WITH ENTRY CHECK. ALSO INCLUDE SEPARATE CHECK: $50 STALL DEPOSIT WILL BE DESTROYED IF STALL STRIPPED. Shavings only! Stall doors provided. Veterinarian staff/ Farrier staff-#s posted at sec'y's office & stable area.
All in Cockeysville, within 5 miles of event site Official Hotel Holiday Inn Express 11200 York Rd. Hunt Valley MD 21030 410-527-1500. Ask for special MCTA rate.
Other Hotels: Holiday Inn, Padonia Rd-410-560-1000. Hunt Valley Inn 410-785-7000. Embassy Suites 410-584-1400. Comfort Inn, York Rd-410-527-1500. Shopping, excellent food and other activities in immediate vicinity.
Test & arena sizes: A-2014 USEF Advanced Test B-Std. I-2014 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. P (J/YRP, P)- 2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T/JT- 2014 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N/JN-2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm.
All Arenas: grass with ample warm up room, quiet location.
IMPROVED COURSES FOR ADVANCED AND INTERMEDIATE, Courses are a true representation of their level.
A-approx. 3400 m @ 570mpm. I -approx. 3000 m @ 550mpm. P?3120 m @ 520mpm. T?2400 m @ 420mpm. N-2000 m @ 350mpm. BN- 1800 m @ 325mpm. Terrain: Beautiful established turf on rolling hills. Tracks have excellent flow with lots of galloping. Very inviting, confidence building courses.
CHECK WWW.MDCTA.COM FREQUENTLY FOR ANNOUNCEMENTS ANY CHANGES OR UPDATES WILL BE NOTED THERE
Cross?country never open, except for designated schooling days.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Schooling days and clinics available the week after event. Check website (mdcta.com) for info.
Site is ideal for horse trials. About 90% of Cross-country course visible for spectators from one spot! Shawan Downs is home of the Shawan Downs Legacy Steeplechase and Timber Races. PLEASE REMAIN ON DESIGNATED TRACKS AT ALL TIMES!
Excellent Food available on grounds.
NO 2 or 3 wheeled vehicles allowed on cross country course, except for officials.
PLEASE, dogs must be leashed at all times, no exceptions! $50 fine for loose dogs, will be strictly enforced! On grounds DOG WARDEN!!! Security will be on the grounds 24Hrs.
TWO ENTRANCES: CUSTOMARY ENTRANCE FOR DAY PARKING: ADDITIONAL ENTRANCE 50 YARDS EAST OF CUSTOMARY ENTRANCE FOR ON GROUNDS STABLING, BE ALERT FOR POSTED SIGNS!!
Saturday Night: Sponsor Party, Open to all Competitors.