Seneca Valley Pony Club H.T. (Sep 2017) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: Sep 02-03, 2017
Open Date: Jul 18 Close Date: Aug 15
Address: 14401B Partnership Road, Poolesville, MD 20837.
From 270 North or South: Exit 15, Rt. 118 South, to Germantown. Go 6 mi. to Rt. 28. Turn left. Go 0.7 mi to Rt. 112, Seneca Road (gas station on corner). Turn right. Go 4.2 mi. Turn right onto Partnership Rd. (SVPC Horse Trials sign on corner) Go 0.7 mi. to Bittersweet Field on right.
From Beltway 495: Take River Rd exit #39, toward Potomac. Go 11.3 mi to stop sign. Turn left at stop sign (still River Rd) & continue 1.4 mi. Turn right onto Partnership Rd (SVPC H.T. sign on corner). Go 0.7 mi. to Bittersweet Field on right.
Alternate VA Route: Take White's Ferry to MD side. Go through Poolesville. Take Rt. fork outside Poolesville onto Partnership Rd. Bittersweet Field on left. No large rigs allowed on Ferry.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:I,P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,N,BN
USEA Recognized Test:FEH-2,FEH-3,FEH-YEAR,Starter
Fri: Future Event Horse, all divisions. Cross-Country course open-3 pm.
Sat: Dressage, Show Jumping, Cross-Country (I, P and T).
Sun: Dressage, Show Jumping, Cross-Country (BN, N, Starter/Elementary).
Times are tentative and subject to change. Check website for status.
Available August 30 at www.senecavalleyponyclub.org. Do not call for routine times please ENTRY STATUS: on-line at www.senecavalleyponyclub.org
Judges: Pres: Valerie Vizcarrondo, MD Dressage Judges: Karen Adams, MD; Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck, MD
FEH: Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck
SJ Judge: Kathy White, VA
CD:XC/SJ Morgan Rowsell, NJ
Charles Owen XC Judge: TBD
Send Entries to:
16621 Comus Rd.
Dickerson, MD 20842
(301) 332-4484 before 9 pm.
Field site during event (day): 240-601-7127
Draw checks to SVPC Horse Trials.
Org: SVPC Organizing Committee, c/o Nancy Jones, (240) 601-7127 or Debby Price (301) 580-4666.
SOS - Save Our Secretary by entering and paying on-line via Xentry!
Please note that online entry to Seneca is not available through Event Entries.
Incomplete entries subject to late fees if not completed by close date and will be put on wait list. Xentry entries must e-mail/mail signature page, coggins and payment (if necessary) to Secretary within five (5) days of on-line entry or before closing date, whichever occurs first. Double entries not accepted. Copy of current negative coggins must accompany entry: negative Coggins required for all horses. Please print a legible email address for notification purposes. BN competitors must be USEA members and horses registered with a Limited Status (T,N,BN) or Full status. Starter (Elementary) entries - please use the 2017 USEA Horse Trials Entry Form and select "Test" as your level: Starter riders are waived USEA membership/non-membership fees and the USEA Starter/D&M F. Return check fee $30.
If participating in the Jockey Club TIP program, please include copy of TIP card/TIP registration number with entry.
If eligible for the Charles Owen program (Training Amateur or Junior Rider), please indicate eligibility on entry or in an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Changes: After close date-$25 per change; After 8/26-$50 per change. Late Entries: See Fee schedule. For entries with ANY paperwork received after 8/16, you must pay the late fee entry price.
Refunds: All entry fees include $25 non-refundable office fee. Before close date - full refund minus $25 office fee. After close date - less $50 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. Wait list expires 8/29/2017. Stabling - Full refund if secretary notified by 8/29/2017, no refund after that date. USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees ($21), are not subject to office fees, and shall be returned within 30 days of the competition to any rider who does not start the dressage test. Competition cancellation - refunds or rebates will be provided - amount will be determined after payment of expenses. All withdrawals must be e-mailed (email@example.com) or faxed (301-721-1886) - NO FAXES ACCEPTED AFTER 8/29/17. No phone or answering machine scratches accepted. Check weekly status of entries updates online at www.senecavalleyponyclub.
Trophy & 8 ribbons per division, plus Jockey Club TIP and Charles Owen awards.
Limited permanent stabling available off grounds at Two Sisters Farm, 21121 Beallsville Rd., Dickerson, MD (approx. 10 miles from competition site). Initial bedding and stall doors provided; stalls minimum 12x12. $50/night. For further info call Nellie Hanagan at (301) 367-3703. Veterinarian: Haley Kostinas, (301) 473-4114.
Holiday Inn Express, Germantown-9 miles, (301) 428-1300, Courtyard by Marriott, Gaithersburg-10 mi., (301) 670-0008. Hilton, Gaithersburg, (301) 977-8900. Holiday Inn, Gaithersburg-10 mi., (301) 948-8900. Camping: Hook-ups not available.
Test & arena sizes: All I-2014 USEF Intermediate Test B-Std. All P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. All T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. All N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. All BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. All Starter/Elementary-2014 Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Arenas and warm-up areas: Grass.
I-3000 m @ 550 mpm. P-2600 m @ 520 mpm. T-2200 m @ 450 mpm. N-2000 m @375 mpm. BN-1600 m @ 325 mpm. Starter/Elementary-1200 m @ 275mpm. Note: All distances and speeds are approximate. All courses on rolling, established turf and include water, I-N include banks and ditches. INT- moderately difficult; P-BN - average for horses with some experience at this level. Starter/Elementary - appropriate for those with limited experience, a friendly introduction to cross-country. See website for photos of recent courses. Cross-country competition course closed after August 15.
Cross-country competition course closed after August 15.
Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant: state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Food on grounds.
Dogs must be leashed.
No non-competing horses on grounds;no hacking out on grounds. Practice/hacking space available at stabling.
No motorbikes on x-c while horses are on course.
Official schooling days September 6, 9 and 23, from 9 am to 4 pm (off your horse by 4 pm) = $50. No advance registration necessary. Ground person and copy of current negative Coggins required. Minors must have parent/guardian signatures. For further information on schooling days, call Debby Price. 301-580-4666..
Horse Trials volunteers - sign up on-line at eventingvolunteers.com to be included in the USEA VIP program. Volunteers receive a free schooling pass or Bittersweet Bucks and commemorative gifts and are eligible for end-of-year VIP prizes and recognition; contact HT Volunteer Coordinator Leslie Case or firstname.lastname@example.org.