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Full Gallop Farm August HT (Aug 2017) Omnibus Listing

This event will run as a one day event on Sunday August 20th, 2017, if we receive less than 150 entries.  A decision will be made on or before closing date.  If this runs as a one day on Sunday August 20th, 2017 we will run schooling dressage tests of choice on Saturday Augustr19th. Forms will be available on the website.  Please check website often for updates and information.
Change Made 07/12/2017
Comment: The cross-country courses will close on Sunday, August 13th.
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USEA Event ID: 16566
Full Gallop Farm August HT | Aiken, SC (AREA III)

Event Date: Aug 19-20, 2017

Open Date: Jul 04 Close Date: Aug 01


Address: 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC 29805
From West (through Augusta, GA): I-20 to SC exit 18, end of the ramp turn right on Hwy 19. At the second light turn left on Hwy 118 (Rutland Dr.). Follow to Hwy 302 (Wagener Rd.) turn left. Full Gallop Farm is approx. 6 miles on the right.
From East or North (through Columbia, SC): I-20 to SC exit 22. At the end of the ramp turn left on Hwy 1 (York St.). Follow Hwy 1 (York St.) to Hwy 118 (Rutland Dr.) and turn left. Follow to Hwy 302 (Wagener Rd.,) and turn left. Full Gallop Farm is approx. 6 mi. on the right.
From South: I-95 to US-78 W via EXIT 77 toward BRANCHVILLE/BAMBERT. Go 13.1 miles. Turn LEFT onto US-21/FREEDOM RD. Go 0.2 miles. Turn RIGHT onto US-78/W EDWARDS ST. Continue to follow US-78. Go 51.8 miles. Turn RIGHT onto HATCHAWAY BRIDGE RD. Go 4.2 miles. Turn LEFT onto SC-302/SC-4. Go 0.8 miles, farm on the left.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:AI,I,IP,P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,TN,N,BN
USEA Recognized Test:Starter

Tentative Schedule:
If running over two days:
 Cross-country & Show Jumping course open-3 pm.
Sat: Dressage-7:30 am; Show Jumping-10 am. 
Sun: Cross-country- 9 am.

If running as a one day:
Sat: Cross-country & Show Jumping course open-3 pm.
Sun: Dressage-7:30 am; Show Jumping-9:00 am, Cross-country-9:15 am.
Starting Times:
Available by Wednesday August 16th, at or from the secretary.
Event Officials
TD: Mellisa Warden, SC
Judges: Pres: Lori Hoos, TN  Dressage: Kate Hutchins, SC; Beth Wheeler, SC
CD:X-C: Preliminary-Training - John Williams, NY; Beginner Novice - Starter - Daniel Brown, SC
CD:SJ: Julie Zapapas
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Lara Anderson Secretary, Full Gallop Farm H.T., 3828 Wagener Rd
Aiken, SC 29805
(803)-215-6590 (803)295-2421, No Fax
Email: [email protected]

Draw checks to Full Gallop Farm.
Enter on-Line:
(credit cards accepted).  Mail or e-mail signatures, copy of coggins, copies of USEF memberships (if applicable) & checks (if necessary) to Secretary.

Full Gallop Farm Enterprises, Inc, Full Gallop Farm, 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC 29805, Phone (803) 215-6590.


Draw checks to Full Gallop Farm.

Entry: AI/IP/I/P: $195.00 PT/T/TN/N/BN: $185.00 Tadpole (Starter) Test: $175.00.
Stabling: $150.00.
Grounds Fee: $45.00 (non-stabled horses).
Camping: $30.00 per night(separate check).

Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.- Entry-Less $25 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. Withdrawals must be in writing, or email to secretary. Competition cancellation - No refund: Free cross-country school in future.  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. 


XC Pinny/Holder/Insert required--for sale on site for $25 each. Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Preliminary & Intermediate level entries; please include a copy of USEF membership card. Priority will be given to Intermediate/preliminary and Preliminary entries. Double entries: Not accepted. Tadpole (Starter) competitors are exempt from USEA Starter/D&M fees and USEA Membership/non-membership fees do not apply 

All changes incur a $25 fee. All changes and scratches must be made in writing, or email to secretary. Check for entry status. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.- Entry-Less $25 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. Withdrawals must be in writing, or email to secretary. Competition cancellation - No refund: Free cross-country school in future.  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. 

Copy of horses Coggins must have a legible "date drawn" and "accession number" and must be provided with entry, "smartphone" photos, must be completely visible with all information.  Any entry that does not have all paperwork including coggins and signatures postmarked or electronic date stamped by 5 days after the close date will be considered late and assessed a $50 late fee.  If you must turn the Coggins in when you check in at the event you must bring a copy to give to the event to keepwe will not make copies of your Coggins at the event. To avoid long check-in lines please mail, drop off, email,  all required information prior to coming to the event.  

If space allows post/late entries will be accepted and they will be charged an additional $50 late fee. Any entry postmarked or Electronic stamped after Closing Date will be considered a late entry and the $50 Late fee applies. Additionally, any electronic entry made prior to Closing Date must be COMPLETE within 5 days after Closing or will be also considered a late entry and charged the $50 Late fee. This includes coggins, signatures, and required documents.  Funds must be received/or postmarked whether entering electronically or by mail, by 11:59 pm on the closing date or will be considered late.  Late fee policy will be strictly adhered to!  

We do not accept faxes please communicate and send documentation through e-mail (preferred) or by mail. Entry by is our preferred method of entry. No Canadian or Foreign checks accepted.  All funds must be Drawn off US banks with US routing numbers. 

Competitor Information
Prize & 6 ribbons per division.  The is a TIP program awards show.  Awards for the highest placing off-the-track TB in each level.  Full Gallop also has a year end award program for the top TIP awarded horses.  Please note that ribbons/prizes will not be mailed out.

Limited (120 12x12 perm stalls). $150/stall-9am Friday to 9pm Sunday. Additional night stays available $25 per night. $50 stall deposit, returned or ripped up if stall is well cleaned. Check with office to have stall approved before leaving 120 perm. stalls on grounds. Several paddocks are also available for the same stall fee, first come first serve by postmark.  Please write on top of stabling form if requesting a paddock in addition to a stall or in place of a stall.  Please check website for stabling assignments and groupings it will be posted and continually updated on the website.  Off-site stabling if needed will be assigned at several with perm stalls 1-5 miles from event. Please check website for stabling assignments and groupings Stall doors & bulk shavings provided. If you prefer bag shavings and want them delivered to you stall please indicate on your entry or e-mail us the request.  Bag shavings are $8 per bag.Feed/Hay available for purchase, further info from sec. Veterinarian: Southern Equine 803-644-1544,# also posted at office.

Ask for FGF Horse Trials rates! Town & Country Inn, 8 mi. (803) 642-0270, Hotel Aiken 803-648-4265, America's Best Value Inn 803-803-641-8800, Hampton Inn-10mi. (803) 648-2525. Sleep Inn (Whiskey Rd.), (803) 644-9900, (800) 62-sleep. Annies Inn B&B-3mi.(803) 649-6836. Holiday Inn Express-10 mi., (803) 648-0999. Comfort Suites-(803) 641-1100. Camping: Allowed - Hook-ups available - $30 fee per night, separate check. Reservations required!  NO generators unless previous approved by organizer.
Test & arena sizes: AI-2014 USEF Advanced Test B-Std. I-2014 USEF Intermediate level Test B-Std. P/PT-2014 USEF Preliminary Level Test B-Std. T/TN-2014 USEF Training Level Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Tadpole (Starter) Test-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm; Arenas: Sand based turf.
IP/P-2940 m @ 520 mpm. PT/T-2460 m @ 450 mpm. TN/N-2000 m @ 375 mpm BN-1800 m @ 350 mpm, Tadpole(Starter) 1300 m @ 300 mpm. All courses: Average, for horses with some experience at this level: Jumps are substantial, not a move-up course. Terrain: Excellent footing of sand based turf, rolling pastures, hills, some woods. Cross-country course closes October 29th, 2017.  Course distances and mpm are approximate and subject to change. Cross-country course closed August 13th.
Other Information:
Cross-country course closed August 13th, 2017. 
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.  
NOTICE -Due ti changes in Insurance -Full Gallop has instituted a NO DOG policy.  We have recently had some dangerous issues with people bringing dogs on the property.  NO OUTSIDE DOGS WILL BE ALLOWED at Full Gallop Farm only resident Full Gallop farm dogs will be allowed.  This will be strictly enforced!!This will now be in effect for Full Gallop at all times, during events, schooling etc.
No motorized vehicles allowed on Cross Country Course. 
Food on the grounds.
Layovers/temp boarding/ winter training/ summer camps, etc welcome - E-mail [email protected] or call FGF for details 803-215-6590
Please pay attention to directions on Website and road signs at the event-parking is very tight.
Bounced Checks will be accessed a $50 fee plus bank charges

TEAM CHALLENGE:  Teams will consist of four riders competing in the same Division (P, T, N, BN or Starter Division). The best three weighted scores will be used to determine final team standings.  Write your team name on your entry form.  If you wish to ride on a team but do not have enough riders to form one please email the Secretary and she will help you get on a team.  There is no additional fee to compete as a team.  Prizes awarded to first place winners of each Division at the conclusion of this event. There must be a minimum of three teams at the level to run the team challenge at that level.

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