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Tryon Riding & Hunt Club H.T. (Oct 2017) Omnibus Listing

Change Made 09/14/2017
Comment: A Muck Fee Deposit of $50 has been added, paid by separate check.  
The cross-country courses will be closed Sunday, September 17th.

Intro dressage test correction: The 2015 USDF Intro Test A will be used.

COLLEGE TEAM CHALLENGE: Enter your College Team (may be across Divisions) for the College Team Grand Prize. There is no additional fee to compete as a team. Special prizes will be awarded to all members of the first place team.  
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USEA Event ID: 16646
Tryon Riding & Hunt Club H.T. | Landrum, SC (AREA III)

Event Date: Oct 21-22, 2017

Open Date: Sep 05 Close Date: Oct 03


Address: Foothills Equestrian & Nature Center (FENCE) 3381 Hunting Country Rd, Tryon, NC 28782.

From I-26:
Exit Landrum SC(#1). Hwy 14 towards Landrum for 1.5mi.; Right on Bomar; One block, turn right on Prince Rd. Go 1.7mi to left on Hunting Country Rd just before crossing underneath I-26 bridge. Stabling on Left 8/10mi. Competition at Foothills Equestrian Nature Center. All turns marked by FENCE signs.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,N,BN
USEA Recognized Test:Starter

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross-country course open-3pm. Competitors Welcome Reception 5 - 7 pm.
Sat: Dressage-7:30am; Cross-country-9:30am. Competitors Celebration Dinner 6-8 pm.
Sun: Show Jumping-8:00 am.  Awards immediately following Divisions. 
* Final competition schedule determined b the number of entries in each division. Please check website for updates at
Starting Times:

Times will be posted on the website and emailed.

Event Officials
TD: Carol Ogden, FL
Judges: Pres: Amanda Miller, NC;  Dressage Judge: Nanci Lindroth, NC; Margaret Freeman, NC 
CD: X-C: Greg Schlappi, NC   CD: SJ: Chris Barnard, NY
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Megan Murfey, Secretary
PO Box 14
South Woodstock, VT  05071
Mobile:  603.986.2497
E-mail: [email protected]
Enter online at

Draw checks to TR&HC.

Org: Molly Bull
1316 Anitoch Road
Scottsville, VA 24590
Email:   [email protected]
Mobile: 434-962-0306

Draw checks to TR&HC
All horses on grounds must be entered or registered as Non-competing.
Entry: P/T/N/BN Early Entry (postmarked by September 5 - 18) $175; Entries postmarked September 19- Oct. 3 $195; Entries post marked after October 3 $ 195 plus $40 post entry $265 total). 
Entry: Starter Early Entry (postmarked by September 5 - Oct. 3) $165; Entries postmarked after October 3 $165 plus $40 post entry $205 total). 
Grounds Fee: Non-competing horses $25/day must register with Secretary and wear a bridle number at all times while on grounds.
Stabling: $150 (noon Fri - 5pm Sun).  Addit'l night: $20.00 each additional day or partial additional day.
Muck Fee Deposit: $50; Separate check.  
Tack Stalls: $100.
Ship-in: $25 for non-stabled horses.
Bedding: $7.50. 
RV Hook-up: $45./night (electric & water). 
Late Entry: $40 fee.
Changes: $25.
Returned Checks: $25.
Party Tickets:  Friday evening free; Saturday evening $10. (one complimentary ticket per competitor).
XC Pinny # Holder: $20./each.

Refunds: Before CD-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After CD- Entry/Stabling- Less $25 ONLY if place filled from waiting list. 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.  Double Entries not accepted.  USEA membership required at all levels except Starter.  BN competitors must be USEA members and the horse registered with a Limited status (T,N,BN) or Full status. Divisions may be further divided or combined if entries warrant.  If oversubscribed, priority given to USEA members.  Starter competitors are exempt from USEA Membership/non-membership fees and starter/D&M fees but will require a XC pinney # holder which are sold on site for $20.  Returned checks incur $25. processing charge.  All changes after Sept 2 incur a $25 fee.  All changes and scratches must be made in writing, or email to secretary. for entry status and times.  Refunds: Before CD-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After CD- Entry/Stabling- Less $25 ONLY if place filled from waiting list. 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.

Current USEF card must accompany P entries.  

Neg Coggins within 12 months required for all horses.  Legible and clear copy must have a "date drawn" and "accession number" and must be provided with entry. "Smartphone" photos must be completely visible with all information.  Coggins copy required to keep in the Show Office; we will not make copies for you at the event.  

Late Entries:  If space allows post/late entries will be accepted and they will be charged an additional $40. late fee.  Any entry postmarked after Closing Date will be considered a late entry and the $40. late fee applies.  Additionally, any electronic entry made prior to Closing Date must be COMPLETE within 5 days after Closing or will also be considered a late entry and charged the $40. Late fee.  This includes Coggins, signatures, and required documents.  Funds must be received/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 followed!!

Stabling Form:  Requests need to be noted by placing same name (trainer, barn or person to be stabled with) on stabling form.  Late entry stabling requests may not be able to be accommodated.  A separate check for Stall Deposit -- PER HORSE -- must be included.

Competitor Information
Prizes and 8 ribbons per division.  Team competition awards.
Limited stabling 300 permanent 10 x 10 stalls with doors, on grounds.  $150.00 /Stall from noon on Fri. to 5pm on Sunday; $100/Tack stall. 
Grounds fee: for horses entered but not stabling on grounds, $25./day.  Non-competing horses must be stabled or pay grounds fee.  All horses on grounds must be entered as competing or registered as non-competing. Muck Fee Deposit: $50, separate check.  No portable stalls allowed.  Initial bedding provided (2 bags/stall).  Tack Stalls no bedding provided.  Order bedding on stabling form ($7.50/bag):  extra bedding available from Show Office. 
Veterinarian:  On grounds and on call.  Tryon Equine Hospital, 828.894.6065.  Farrier:  On grounds and on call.  Mick Doyle, 864.978.6282.
Equine Ambulance:  on grounds XC day and on call otherwise.  Polk County Emergency Rescue (PEER), 828.817.5723.
RV hook up:  $45./day (electric & water only).  Reservations through Show Secretary Megan Murfey required, [email protected] Hotels and B&B’s listed on

Test & arena sizes:  All tests in small arena. P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A. T-2014 USEF Training Test A. N-2014 USEF Novice Test A. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A. Starter-2015 USDF Intro Test A. Arenas: All-weather stone dust arenas; warm-up: stone dust &/or grass.


Course designed by Greg Schlappi, builder of Pam-Am Games in Toronto, Canada and of six North American Junior/Young Rider Championships.  Hilly, horses must be fit.

P: Approximately 2600m @ 520 mpm. T: Approximately 2200m @ 450 mpm. N: Approximately 1900m @ 380mpm. BN: Approximately 1500m @ 330 mpm. Starter: Approximately [email protected] 300mpm (max. height 2 feet). Terrain: Hilly with possible natural water crossings.   Starter course may include a water option. Cross-country course closed September 17.

Other Information:

Entries accepted through  Please check website frequently for updated information.

Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the eligible Section and birth date on entry.  Be sure to include horse and rider experience in the appropriate place on the entry form! 

Food Concession Stand on grounds opens Friday at noon-4pm; Saturday 6am-3pm; Sunday 6am – 3pm.

Dogs must be leashed with person attached.

Competitor’s parties:  Friday:  Welcome Reception at the Gordon Wright pavilion from 5-7pm.  FREE.   Saturday:  Buffet Dinner at Gordon Wright Pavilion, 6-8pm.  Competitor receives 1 ticket free.  Guest/each additional ticket, $10.00

No motorized vehicles allowed on Cross Country Course

No Smoking on Grounds

Competitor packets available from Show Office by 1pm on Friday.

Cross Country Schooling for those eliminated is permitted from 9 am until noon on Sunday, with trainer present, at a charge of $25/rider payable on site. Only riders registered for the entire HT event are permitted to school. Liability forms must be on file in the office.  For others who wish to school, fee is $35.  Liability forms must be signed in office.

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