Kent School Fall H.T. (Oct 2017) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: Oct 08, 2017
Open Date: Aug 22 Close Date: Sep 19
Address: For GPS use, 30 Westwoods Road, Skiff Mountain, Kent, CT 06359.
From South: Route 7 north to Kent to traffic light to left on Route 341. Over bridge 6 immediate right for 4.5 miles to top of hill. Continue straight past turnoff to Marvelwood School.
From West: Route 684 to Route 22 North to Route 55 East. At end of Route 55, left to Route 7 north to Kent to traffic light. As above.
From North: Route 7 south to Kent to traffic light, right on Route 341. From East: Route 341 west to Kent to traffic light. As above.
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,N,BN
USEA Recognized Test:Intro
Sat: Cross-country course open Saturday-3 pm.
Sat: Complimentary Kent School Welcome Party at Headquarters 4 - 6 pm.
Sun: Dressage-8 am; Show Jumping-9:30 am; Cross-country-11 am.
A preliminary time schedule will be posted on Wednesday, October 2 with update at week's end at www.area1usea.org. If you need times mailed, include SAE with entry.
Ground Jury Pres: Louise Cox, (r) NC
Dressage Judges: Ciindy Rose Wylie, (r) MA Bryn Walsh, (r) ME
Show Jumping Judge: Beth Stoltz, CT
Cross Country Course Designer: Ronan Maloney, NY (r)
Show Jumping Course Designer: Linda Smith, CT
Send Entries to:
Liz Oertel Johnson, Secretary
141 Tuck Dr., Fremont, NH 03044
(774) 217-0302 - Before 9 pm, please.
Email: [email protected] - E MAIL PREFERRED
Entries are not complete until all fees and paperwork are received by the Secretary. If using FedEx or USPS Express Mail waive signature requirement or delivery will be delayed.
Draw checks to Kent School Horse Trials.
Org: Kent School, Inc., Kent, CT
Comp Manager: Raymond J. Denis, 8 Lake Avenue, Georgetown, MA 978-239-2024, [email protected]
Entry fee includes $25 non-refundable office fee. Please CLEARLY PRINT email address on your entry form. Double entries: Accepted no fee. Divisions may be split if necessary. Please state age and experience on entry form. If overbooked, management reserves right to limit a rider to 2 horses in competition. BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay extra $25 with entry. Priority given to USEA members. Intro riders do are exempt from USEA membership/non-membership fees and the USEA Starter/D&M fee does not apply. Secretary must receive all paperwork, including signatures, coggins, and entry fee, by the closing date to complete your entry or your entry will be assessed a $15 incomplete entry fee. A change of entry fee, change of rider, horse or level of competition, will be charged for changes made after the closing date.
Refunds: Before C.D. - Less $25 non-refundable office fee. All refund requests in writing-use e-mail. Telephone requests will not be considered or accepted; After C.D.-Entry less $25 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list/Stabling-In full. 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. Competition cancellation-No Refund
Neg. Coggins required for all horses within 12 months of the competition date. CT State Law requires all horse to have proof of current rabies vaccination - Please include with entry. Ambulance on grounds. All vans & trailers park in designated areas, not in stable yard. No hookups. Late entries will be considered if event is not full; please contact the secretary or check USEA Area I website for posted information.
Trophy & 8 ribbons per division plus 1st place dressage ribbon in each division with Kent School memorabilia for first place in each division.
Special Awards: Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) Award offered for the best scoring TIP registered horse at each level.
Eligibility, Only Thoroughbreds that have been registered with the Jockey Club or a foreign Thoroughbred stud book recognized by The Jockey Club ar eligible to participate in T.I.P. classes and awards. Riders and owners should obtain a TIP number for all horse/rider combinations. TIP number applications are done online at http://www.tjctip.com TIP numbers must be provided to the Kent School Fall Horse Trials show office. Hard copy forms will be available in the office.
A Kent School, Good Sportsmanship Award will be presented to the participant, rider, groom, trainer, volunteer or spectator that exemplifies good sportsmanship. Cheers to you and yours!
All stabling on grounds in permanent stalls, however, only a limited number of stalls are available on a first come first serve basis with overflow nearby off grounds. $70/stall with a separate check for each horse, please. Stalls must be thoroughly cleaned and checked prior to departure for return of stall deposit. Stall doors/ initial bedding, only, provided. Veterinarian: Housatonic Veterinary Clinic, Dr. Katherine Kane (860) 672-4290.
Cornwall Inn-13 mi., (860) 672-6884. Fife N' Drum Motel-5 mi., (860) 927-3509, Willows Motel Amenia, NY 9 mi. (845) 373-8090Heritage Inn, New Milford, CT - 15 mi., (860) 350-3097, Newbury Inn-Brookfield, CT (request Kent School 10 % discount) 21 mi., (203) 775-0220.
See www.kentct.com for more. Camping: Complimentary on grounds; no hookups, must register for camping with secrtary prior to arrival.
Test & arena sizes: PT 2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. All T-2040 USEF Training Test A-Sm. All N-2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Intro: 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: All Arenas and warm up on Grass.
PT/All T- 2000 m @ 420 mpm. All N-up to 2000 m @ 375 mpm. All BN-up to 2000 m @ 325 mpm, max. height 2' 7''. Intro - 1200 m (untimed). All courses: Inviting, for horses with some experience at these levels. Appropiate for moving up a level with a few changes and improvements from the spring horse trials and faster speeds for N & BN. There is a natural water crossing at each level. New cross country track for 2015 with new fences added at all levels in 2014. Cross-country course closed September 13.
Cross-country course closed September 13.
Entry limit 150. Divisions further divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Brennan's Supermarket food on grounds. Compliments of Kent School, competitors welcome food and beverages at Headquarters Tent Saturday October 6th from 4:00 - 6:00 PM. XC pinny holder required with # insert provided. There will be a limited number of holders available on grounds for $20 each. Helmets and chin straps must be worn at all times when mounted anywhere on grounds. Note no hay or feed is available for sale on grounds.