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Grindstone Mountain Farm H.T. (May 2018) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16749
Grindstone Mountain Farm H.T. | Southampton, MA (AREA I)

Event Date: May 12-13, 2018

Open Date: Mar 27 Close Date: Apr 24

Directions:
Address: 187 College Highway, Southampton, MA 01073.
From Rt. 90 East & West: Exit 3 (Westfield); left on Rt. 10 North, 7 miles, farm on right.
From Rt. 91 North: Exit 15 (Ingleside), left at bottom of ramp, right at the 2nd light (Homestead Ave.), 1 mile turn left at light on Rt. 202 S, 4.2 miles turn right at 2nd light on Rte. 10 North, 3.7 miles to farm on right.
From 91 South: Exit 15 (Ingleside) right at bottom of ramp, right at the 2nd light (Homestead Ave.), 1 mile turn left at light on Rt. 202 S, 4.2 miles turn right at 2nd light on Rte. 10 North, 3.7 miles to farm on right.

Divisions

USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,N,BNH,BNR

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross?country course open?3 pm.
Sat: Dressage (BN/T/)?8:00 am; Show Jumping (BN/T/)?10 am; Cross-country (BN/T/)?10:30 am.
Sun: Dressage (N/P)?8:00 am; Show Jumping (N/P)?10 am; Cross-country (N/P)?10:30 am.
Starting Times:

Times will be emailed to competitors no later than May 8th.
Available at www.area1usea.org.

Event Officials
TD: Rick Caldwell, CT
Judges: Pres: Judith Travers-Lawless, MA  Dressage Judges: Margaret Hutchison, NY
SJ Judge: Andi Hengen, MA
CD: XC/SJ: Tremaine Cooper, VA  Course Builder: Chris Milanesi
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Event Secretary:
Grindstone Mountain Farm
Attn:Megan Murfey
187 College highway
Southampton,MA 01073
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 603-986-2497


Draw checks US Funds/US Bank to Grindstone Mountain Farm.

Organizer:

Org: Adria Pandolfini (413) 527-1179 [email protected]
Assist-Org
: Sharyn Antico (413) 454-4158 [email protected]

Fees:
Event fees directory: Draw checks US Funds/US Bank to Grindstone Mountain Farm.
Entry Fees:
Preliminary $225.00, Training & Novice $215, Beginner Novice $200
Stabling: $100.00 on grounds; (limited number of tack stalls available).
Stall deposit: $30.00 (separate check).
Late Fee: $30.00 after CD April 25th.

?Refunds: Before C.D. - Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D. - Entry/Stabling-No refund. Signed withdrawals must be in writing and received by 9 pm, April 24. Withdrawal or changes will not be accepted by phone. Competition cancellation-No refund. USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy:  USEA Starter and D&M Fees shall be returned, within 30 days of the completion of the competition, to any rider who withdraws prior to the start of the dressage test. 
Entries:
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. USEA current membership (Junior, Collegiate, Full, or Life) and horse registration (Limited or Full) are required at all levels.  Double entries: Not accepted.
Enter online through www.evententries.com, pay with credit card (additional credit card fees will apply) OR mail in entry with check. 
ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT FULL PAYMENT.

Entries received after closing date may be accepted and are subject to a $30 post entry fee, $30 charge for incomplete/incorrect entry/non-negotiable check/each change after C.D. Changes must be in writing.
Permanent Pinney Holders Required. 
Refunds:
Before C.D. - Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D. - Entry/Stabling-No refund. Signed withdrawals must be in writing and received by 9 pm, April 24. Withdrawal or changes will not be accepted by phone. Competition cancellation-No refund. USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy:  USEA Starter and D&M Fees shall be returned, within 30 days of the completion of the competition, to any rider who withdraws prior to the start of the dressage test. 
Neg. Coggins within 12 months of competition required, please send with entry forms.
No grounds fee charged.
NON-COMPETE HORSES NOT ALLOWED.
Competitor Information
Awards:

Ribbons 1 - 8 per division, 1st place prizes. Thoroughbred Incentive Program Awards (TIP).

Stabling/Veterinarian:
Temporary stalls. $100/stall/night on grounds. Stalls 10 by 10 with doors.  $30 stall cleaning deposit-separate check. Limited number of Tack Stall available. NO BEDDING PROVIDED, SHAVINGS FOR SALE MUST BE REQUESTED WITH ENTRY, $8.00/BAG.
Stabling form must be included with entry. Specify Friday or Saturday night. SATURDAY PM stalls available after 4:00 PM.
Veterinarian:
#'s will be posted at sec'y's stand & in program.
Accommodations:
Holiday Inn Express - 7 mi., Westfield (413) 564-6900. Quality Inn and Suites (N' ton)-8 mi., (800) 941- 3066, (413) 586-1500. Econo Lodge 7 mi.(Westfield) (413-568-2821). Motel 8 (Holyoke)-7mi., (413) 536-1980. Holiday Inn [Holyoke] (413) 534-3311. Country Inn and Suites [Holyoke] (413) 533-2100. Pomeroy Sugar House - B&B [W'field] (413) 568- 3783. Camping: Not available.
Dressage:
Test & arena sizes: P-2018 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm; T-2018 USEF Training Test A-Sm;  N-2018 USEF Novice Test A-Sm;  BN-2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test A- Sm.  Three Arenas: 2 Sand 20m x 40m, 1 Grass 20m x 40m only if needed. Warm up may be on grass.
Cross-Country:
P?3200 m @ 520 mpm. T?2200 m @ 450 mpm. N?1850 m @ 375 mpm. BN?1600 m @ 325 mpm. Terrain: Fields, wooded trails, good galloping. All courses: T/N: Average, for horses with some experience at these levels. BN: Good for first time starter at this level. P-Good galloping, open fields, moderate difficulty. All courses include drops/banks/water and ditches that are appropriate for the beginning of the Event Season. Cross?country course closed April 16.
Other Information:
Cross?country course closed April 16.
Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant.
Birth date, signatures, horse/rider #s required for complete entry.
Food on grounds.
Dogs leashed or will be fined!
Cross Country attire may be worn for Show Jumping.

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