Mystic Valley Hunt Club H.T. (May 2018) Omnibus Listing
Offering Combined Tests for Training, Novice, Beginner Novice and Starter.
Event Date: May 26, 2018
Open Date: Apr 10 Close Date: May 08
Address: 645 Long Cove Rd., Gales Ferry, CT 06335.
From I?95: Exit 88 to Route 117 North. Cross over Rte. 184, then take next left onto Gales Ferry Rd. Farm 1.5 miles on left. Don't go by mapquest - it takes longer! Mapquest also has 645 2 houses past our driveway, so please pay attention to the street numbers and turn at 645. Sign at end of the driveway.
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:TN,N,N-Am,N-JR,BN,BN-Am,BN-JR
USEA Recognized Test:CT-T,CT-N,CT-BN,Starter
Fri: Cross‑country course open-3 pm.
Sat: Dressage-8.00 am; Show Jumping-9:30 am; Cross-country-11:00 am.
Available May 19 - Posted on our website. www.mysticvalleyhuntclub.com. Times will be emailed at competitor's request. Please provide accurate and complete email address.. Also available at www.area1usea.org.
Judges: Pres: Judy Dannemann, CT Dressage Judges: Rita Brown, MA and Beth Beukema, MA
SJ Judge: Judy Dannemann, MA
C.D:X-C/SJ: Sally Hinkle Russell and Heather Navarrete
Send Entries to:
Horse Trials Secretary, 645 Long Cove Road, Gales Ferry, CT 06335
(860) 464?7934, Register on line at www.EventEntries.com Payment on line by credit card, please add 3% transaction fee.
Draw checks to Mystic Valley Hunt Club, Inc.
Org: Sally Hinkle Russell, (same as above)
Comp Mngmnt: Mystic Valley Hunt Club, Inc.
Double Entries: Accepted, no fee. USEA current membership (Junior, Collegiate, Full, or Life) and horse registration (Limited or Full) are required at all levels, except Starter. Starter participants are exempt from USEA membership and the USEA Starter/D&M fees do not apply. CT participants must be USEA members or pay a USEA $25 non-member fee with entry; USEA Starter/D&M Fee does not apply. Refunds: Before C.D.-In Full; After C.D.-Entry-In full ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. Competition cancellation-In Full; Stabling-No refunds. 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. $10 office fee due. IF entry complete, correct and all proper paperwork submitted with entry, office fee will be waived.
Neg. Coggins within 12 months required for all horses. Copy must accompany entry form.
Trophy (Dress Cooler for horse trials) & 8 ribbons per division. High Score Dressage Award for Novice and Beginner Novice.
$55/stall from Friday noon to Sunday noon. Stall doors. No initial bedding. Veterinarian: Dr David Anderson (860) 639-6927 office. # will be posted by the phone.
Host Hotel: Mystic Marriott - 3 miles (860) 446-2600. Call by May 1st to secure special rate. Groton Inn & Suites 3.5 miles (860) 445-9784. Hilton Garden Inn 4 miles (860) 445-6800, Super 8?4 mi., (860) 448?2818. Best Western-5 mi., (860) 445-8000. Economy Inn-3.5 mi., (860) 445-1986. Camping: Not available. 6 miles from Mohegan Sun Casino, and 8 miles from Foxwoods Casino.
Test & arena sizes: TN: 2018 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N: 2018 USEF Novice Test A-Sm BN/Starter: 2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: Sand footing. Flat & jumping warm-up is separate. Sand show jumping warm-up. Show jumping held on sand footing. TN: 2018 USEF Training Test A-Sm.
TN/N - 2000 m @ 375 mpm, BN - ?1550 m @ 350 mpm/max fence height 2'7". Starter: 1200 m @ 300 mpm/max fence height 2'3". All courses average for horses with some experience at this level. Starter: very inviting course. Good for first time horses. Bank and ditch options. Good visibility for instructors. People welcome to school all year round. Courses are on 20 mild rolling acres of hay fields with one pass through woods. Marked water crossings. View last year's course on web site, plus web cam links. Cross?country course closed May 8.
Cross?country course closed May 8.
Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Prize list from secretary.
Food on grounds.
Dogs must be leashed.
Volunteers always appreciated!
Official Photographer:In Stride Equine Photography, Kris & Kate Stufano.