Hitching Post Farm Horse Trials (May 2018) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: May 19, 2018
Open Date: Apr 03 Close Date: May 01
Address: 2096 Back River Rd., S. Royalton, VT 05068
From I‑89: Exit 3. Left off ramp to Rt. 107 ‑ 1/4 mile to Rt. 14. Turn right on Rt. 14 South. Turn right onto Royalton Hill Rd. Fox Stand, downhill, cross RR tracks & bridge & immediately turn left. Go 1 mile; becomes a dirt road. Turn left onto Back River Road. Go 1 mile; HPF on left.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,N,BN
Fri: Cross?country course open-3 pm.
Sat: Dressage (OP/OT)-8 am (ON/BN) 9 am ; Cross?country OP-BN 10 am start; Show Jumping immediately follows cross country round, please wear XC attire.
Posted on www.area1usea.org, startboxscoring.com and at hitchingpostfarm.com.
Judges: Pres: Janet Briggs, NH Dressage Judge: Lori Barnard, VT
SJ Judge: Janet Briggs, NH
CD:X-C/SJ: Janine McClain, VT
Send Entries to:
Laurie Hudson, Secretary, 2096 Back River Rd., South Royalton, VT 05068 [email protected]
PLEASE make all inquiries via email or by phone or text at 802-356-2874.
Draw checks to Hitching Post Farm.
Org: Laurie Hudson, (same as above).
Comp Mngmnt: Laurie Hudson and Hitching Post Farm.
All entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. $20 change fee -changes must be emailed. $20 pinney fee for unreturned pinny: you will be billed. USEA current membership (Junior, Collegiate, Full or Live) and horse registration (Limited or Full) are required at all levels. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.-Entry/Stabling-No refund. All refunds must be requested via email. 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.
Neg. Coggins required for all horses within 12 months; must accompany entry.
Prizes & 6 ribbons per division.
Veterinarian: Dr. Sarah Murawski, DVM. HPF has a limited number of on grounds temporary stalls with doors @ $50 per stall. Stall doors are provided. Initial bedding is provided. Please leave stalls as you would like to find yours. Please email for offsite stabling ideas.
Please refer to Hitching Post Farm website for accommodations. www.hitchingpostfarm.com
Due to Vermont Law School graduation the same weekend, local rooms are hard to find. Many of our friends offering stabling are also offering rooms.
Also look in the White River/ Lebanon, NH area for larger hotels. 25-30 minutes, lots of restaurants, shopping.
Test & arena sizes: NEW TESTS!! 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. Arenas: Sand Warm-Up: Grass.
P?2200 m @ 520 mpm. T?2000 m @ 420 mpm. N-1600 m @ 350 mpm. BN?1400m @ 325 mpm. All courses: Friendly early season courses at all levels, however hilly terrain does offer challenges. Jumps are varied and consist of logs, portables built by Eric Bull, Jamie Gornall and Levy Rykweart, an inviting water and gentle ditches. Cross?country course closed May 1. Schooling is permitted before May 1 based on weather.
Cross?country course closed May 1.
All dogs must be on leashes.
Levels may be further divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
We offer delicious food on grounds! Some of the best event food ever at Farmhouse Catering. Open for breakfast half an hour before event start.