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USEA Event ID: 16655
Rocking Horse Fall H.T. | Altoona, FL (AREA III)

Event Date: Nov 04-05, 2017

Open Date: Sep 19 Close Date: Oct 17


Address: 44200 State Road 19N, Altoona, FL 32702
From North of Ocala: Rte 40 east for approx 35 miles to Hwy 19 south. Take Hwy 19 south for 15 miles farm is on the left. From North of Jacksonville: I-95 south to I-295 south to Exit 3 (Orange Park) to right on Hwy 17 to Palatka. Right on Hwy 19 south, when you cross Hwy 40 (staying on Hwy 19) farm is 15 mi. on left. All stabling, please use Lake Dorr Road, first left after main entrance of farm. 
From Orlando Airport: Beeline Expressway (Hwy 528) west (towards Orlando) to Florida Turnpike north (towards Ocala) to Hwy 429 north (towards Apopka) to Hwy 441 north (towards Mt. Dora) to Hwy 19 north in Eustis. Farm on right, 18 miles. All stabling, please use Lake Dorr Road. Road is on right before main entrance. 


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:I,P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,N,BN

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross-country course open at 3 pm.
Sat: Dressage-8 am, Show Jumping-10 am.
Sun: Cross Country-8:30 am.
Starting Times:

Will be emailed to you and posted on our web site at and our FaceBook page.

Event Officials
TD: Helmut Boehme, VA
Judges: Pres: Sue Smithson, NC 
Dressage Judge: Sue Smithson, NC; Charlotte Trentelman, FL; Heather Stalker, FL
Show Jumping: Samantha Allan, FL
CD:XC: Morgan Rowsell, NJ   SJ: Jan Brodkin, FL
Entry Information

Send Entries to:

Rick Dunkerton
c/o AMS
P.O. Box 1647
Laurel, MS 39441
Phone: (601) 498-3330, Fax (601) 426-9984.
[email protected]
During competition: above or (352) 669-9982
Enter online at Visa/MC, Discover, AmEx & checks accepted.

Draw checks to Rocking Horse Stables.

Org: Jeanne Merrill, 44200 SR 19; P.O. Box 416, Altoona, FL 32702, office (352) 669-9982; fax (352) 669-7689.

Event Fees Directory: See individual section for details. Draw checks to Rocking Horse Stables. We now accept most major credit cards.
Entry: I/P:
$230.00; PT/T/N/BN: $200.00.
Stabling: $85 for duration of event. Stall comes with 1 bag of shavings.
Hook Ups: $30.00/night.
Paddocks: $30.00/night.
Ship-in: $30.00/weekend.
Stall Deposit: $25.00 per stall (separate check).
Shavings: $7/bag.
Refunds: Before closing date, less $25 non-refundable office fee; withdrawals will not be honored unless faxed, emailed or mailed on or before closing date. NO PHONE WITHDRAWALS WILL BE ACCEPTED. After closing date, refund only if there is a waiting list. Ship-in fees refunded. Stabling fee refunded if stall is filled. 
Entries include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Faxed entries WILL NOT be accepted. Double entries: Not accepted. USEA current membership (Junior, Collegiate, Full or Life) and horse registration (limited for T, N, BN or Full) are required at all levels.  Drugs & Medication Fees Refund Policy: The USEA 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 required for all riders.
Changes made to an entry after C.D. will be subject to a $25 processing fee. No changes to entry starting Tuesday before the event. 
Late entries (if space allows) will be subject to a $50 late fee. Competition Cancellation-no refund. 
Copy of current neg. coggins within 12 months must accompany entry. 30 day health certificate required at the Florida State line.
PLEASE include a winter address and email on your entry form.

Competitor Information

Prizes & 8 ribbons per division. 

Permanent stalls / $85 for duration of event. Each stall comes with 1 bag of shavings.  $25 stall cleaning deposit on a separate check. Stalls must be cleaned prior to leaving (no manure, urine, or hay), NO CARDBOARD SHAVINGS/STRAW. Check will be destroyed if stall is cleaned. 104 permanent stalls on grounds. $30 ship in fee for duration of event. Feed/hay available for purchase ½ mile away from show grounds. Veterinarian: # posted on each stall card.
Fox Den Country Inn, (352) 669-2151
Best Western Plus Inn & Suites, (352) 253-2378
Fiddlers Green, (352) 69-7111 (Pet friendly!)
Key West Resort on Lake Dora, (352) 508-5344 (Pet friendly!)  
Hampton Inn Mt. Dora, (352) 383-4267.
Moss Gate B&B, (352) 669-3557.   
Inn On The Green, (352) 343-6373. 
Test & arena sizes: I-2014 USEF Intermediate Test B-Std. P/PT-2014 USEF Preliminary Test B-Std. T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B -Sm. Arenas: Clay, sand mix.
I-3200m @550 mpm. P-2800 m @ 520 mpm. PT/T-2400 m @ 450 mpm. N-2000 m @ 400 mpm. BN-1600 m @ 350 mpm. 
All courses: Flat terrain, medium difficulty for all levels. Participants should expect a championship level course which includes water, banks, ditches, and suitable combinations. Cross-country course closed Friday, October 20 (last day to school, Thursday, October 19).
Other Information:
Cross-country course closed Friday, October 20 (last day to school, Thursday, October 19).
Levels may be further divided/combined as entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
No stabling changes without permission of secretary or $50 fine.
Food vendor on grounds.
Dogs are welcome, but MUST be leashed. If caught loose a $50 fine.
No unauthorized cars on course.
No motorized vehicles or golf carts permitted on course, Sunday, November 6 while cross country is running. 
All returned checks will be subject to a $25 fee in addition to the $12 bank fee. No Canadian checks please.
No cardboard shavings/straw. If found, stall deposit check will be cashed. No loud generators close to the main barn.
Look for updates prior to the show on Facebook.

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