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Shepherd Ranch SYVPC H.T. I (Jun 2017) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16512
Shepherd Ranch SYVPC H.T. I | Santa Ynez, CA (AREA VI)

Event Date: Jun 23-25, 2017

Open Date: May 09 Close Date: Jun 06


Address: 1460 Hwy 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 Division:P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,TR,N,NR,BN,BNR
USEA Recognized Test:Intro

Tentative Schedule:

Management reserves the right to modify the schedule.
  Stables open at 9 am. Cross-country course opens at 3 pm.  Pre-show dressage 12:30-5pm (see other information below).
Fri:  Dressage - 8 am.
Sat:  Cross-country - 8 am.
Sun:  Show jumping - 8 am.

Starting Times:
Available 1 week prior to event at Show jumping will run in reverse order of standings.
Event Officials
TD: L. Michelle Henry, CA
Judges: Pres: Robyn Fisher, CA D  ressage Judges: Vicky Stashuk-Matisi, CA; Wendy Wergeles, CA
CD: X-C: James Atkinson, CA  SJ: Jose Nava, CA 
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Lynne Arnold, 960 6th Street, Unit 101A-115, Norco, CA 92860.  (707) 518-3329  [email protected]
IMPORTANT If using Xentry, you MUST print and mail the entry form including signatures and payment (if not paid online) for your entry to be considered complete. Entries without payment will not be accepted until payment is received or arrangements made.

Draw checks to Shepherd Ranch SYVPC Horse Trials.


Org: Ken Sexton and Santa Ynez Valley Pony Club.
Competition Management: Shepherd Ranch SYVPC Management Committee. 
Please direct all questions through the secretary.

Draw checks to Shepherd Ranch SYVPC Horse Trials.

Entry: All Levels:
$240.00   Entries accepted after closing date as space permits with mandatory $50.00 post-entry fee.
Stabling: $115.00 Thursday 9 am to Sunday sundown.  Additional nights: $25 Contact Secretary for permission for early arrival.  Absolutely no haul-ins allowed.
Non-Competing Grounds Fee:
$100.00 (includes XC schooling on Sunday following the show.  Stabling is additional).
Teams: $20.00 per team. Teams of 3 or 4, best 3 scores to count, all team members at same level.
Incomplete entries:  $15 fee for all incomplete entries. 

Refunds: Before closing date - entry/stabling less $25 non-refundable office fee. After closing date - no refunds. 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.
Entry fee includes a $25 non-refundable office fee.  USEA membership and horse registration are required for all levels, except Intro. Intro competitors who are not USEA members must pay $25 non-membership with entry. Preliminary riders, owners, trainers must be current USEF members or pay $30 USEF Show Pass Fee per person. Include proof of current USEF membership with entry for Prelim riders, owners, and trainers with entry.

Complete EntriesAn entry is considered complete if it is received, hard copy or Xentry with full payment with all signatures and proof of USEF membership for Prelim riders/owners/trainers.. If payment is not received with entry it is considered incomplete and will not be accepted until payment received.

Entry changes:  $40 fee for all changes after closing date. Post Entry/Late Fee: $50 for all entries received after closing date.
Double entries: Not accepted.  
 Before closing date - entry/stabling less $25 non-refundable office fee. After closing date - no refunds. Competition cancellation - no refund. USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees, 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.
Returned checks:
  $25 fee on returned checks. 
Coggins:  Negative Coggins required within 12 months for out-of-state horses. For equine movements into the state, California requires a valid Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI), issued within 30 days before entry, and evidence of a negative Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) test performed at a USDA-approved laboratory within twelve (12) months before the date of entry. An EIA test "pending" result does not meet the entry requirement. 
Preliminary:  All preliminary entries must send copy of USEF cards for rider, trainer and owner or pay $30 USEF Show Pass Fee per rider/owner/trainer.

Pre-Show Dressage Schooling Test:  Sign up with your entry or email secretary for dressage schooling on Thursday.  $30 per test ride.  Include payment and test of choice with entry.  Space is limited.  

Paper pinneys will be used; holders available for sale on grounds for $20 each.
Competitor Information
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 (must be declared with USEF and present USEF card at competition, sign up at show). 
2017 Champion Junior and Senior Horse/Rider combination combined for both 2017 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 $25 per additional night). 180 10x10 temporary stalls on grounds. Stall doors & initial bag of shavings provided. Shavings ($10/bag), alfalfa ($25/bale) available through secretary or by pre-order   
Non-competing horses:  $100 grounds fee (includes Sunday XC school) and additional stall fee.
Veteriarian & Farrier:
  number posted on notice board        
Absolutely no haul-ins. 
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Camping: No camping allowed.  No cooking or fires allowed.  NO SMOKING ON GROUNDS!!!  EXTREME FIRE DANGER!!! 
Test and Arenas: Preliminary - 2014 USEF Preliminary Test B Std. Training - 2014 USEF Training Test A Sm. Novice - 2014 USEF Novice Test A Sm. Beginner Novice - 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B Sm.  Intro - 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A Sm. Arenas-Sand
Course closed Tuesday June 6th at sundown.
All courses on groomed tracks over rolling terrain.  Preliminary - 2500 m @ 520 mpm. Training - 2200 m @ 450 mpm. Novice - 1900 m @ 400 mpm. Beginner Novice - 1800 m @ 350 mpm, max height 2'7", 14 efforts. Intro - 1400 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 
XC videos available at, search "Shepherd"
Other Information:
Entries Limited to 180 temporary stalls onsite, priority given in order of reciept of entries (complete entries only). Rider 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 Dressage Test of Choice:  Ride your choice of dressage test in competition arena before "L" judge for ring exposure and last-minute tips.  Times available from 1-5pm.  $30 per ride.  Time slots limited. Sign up with your entry (include payment and test choice) or email [email protected] 
Sunday XC Schooling:  XC Schooling is available following completion of all divisions for $50 per horse.  Arrange through secretary at event. 

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