Fitch's Corner H.T. (Jul 2013) Omnibus Listing
FEI Targeted CN: The Preliminary Divisions have been approved by the FEI to be conducted as 2013 FEI Targeted CN. Qualifying Results achieved at these levels will be considered to be equivalent to MER's ath the comparable FEI Level for the purpose of moving up to the next level in 2013 only.
Area I Championships - BN*N*T*P* See Area I website for details.
TIP Awards Program offered in P-T-N-BN for Thoroughbreds in open divisions.
Event Date: Jul 19-21, 2013
Open Date: Jun 04 Close Date: Jul 02
Address: 632 N. Mabbettsville, Rd., Millbrook, NY 12545.
From North/South: Route 22 to Amenia, NY. Left (west) on Rt. 44 to Rt. 57 (Shunpike). 3 mi. to competition grounds at corner of Rt. 98 & Rt. 57. 6 miles from the village of Millbrook.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P,P-Ch,PR
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,T-Ch,TR,N,N-Ch,NR,BN,BN-Ch,BNR
Thurs: Grounds open at 12 pm unless previously arranged. Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Sat: BN/N/T/P - Show Jumping; Championship BN/N/T/P - Cross-country.
Sun: BN/N/T/P - Cross-country; Championship BN/NT/P - Show Jumping.
Due to Championships, the schedule may be adjusted so it is highly recommended that competitors check the website after closing date or when ride times are posted. Final schedule will be posted on the website, www.fitchscorner.com
Available no later than Tuesday, July 16. Times will be posted at: www.fitchscorner.com or Area I - www.area1usea.org.
Cross-country and Stadium schedules may be adjusted as entries warrant.
Judges: Pres: Lisa Cox, SC
Dressage Judges: Marilyn Payne, NJ; Pam Wiedemann, PA; Jane Ashley, VT; Willette Brown, ME; Margie Hutchison, NY
SJ Judge Ray Denis, MA
CD: X-C: Derek di Grazia, CA SJ: Chris Barnard, NY.
Send Entries to:
Sunny Cross, Secretary, Fitch´s Corner, 632 N. Mabbettsville Rd., Millbrook, NY 12545
(845) 677-5479 phone; 800-663-2162 fax.
Email: [email protected]
Electronic entries accepted only with credit card payment.
Org: Fernanda Kellogg & Eric Hill
Electronic entries accepted only with credit card payment. Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Note: USEA/USEF fees are not included as part of the entry fee. Add these association fees to your entry fee. Double entries: Not Accepted. Entries limited to 4 horses per rider per level. If overbooked, management reserves right to limit a rider to 2 horses in competition. USEA membership required above BN, except USEA membership is required for BN-Championship entries. BN entries who are not USEA members must pay the non-member fee. Priority given to USEA members. Paper numbers will be issued for Cross Country. Refunds: Before C.D.-Entry & Stabling Less $25 non-refundable office fee; after C.D.-Entry – no refund; stabling – refund only if filled from wait list. No stabling refunds after times are posted. Any entry not complete by closing date will be charged a $40 late fee. Late entry fee will be enforced. All changes must be in writing (fax/email OK) and after closing will be subject to a $30 fee. Competition cancellation-25% of entry fee refunded; no stabling fees refunded. Copy of current Neg. Coggins (within 12 months) must accompany entry or entry will be considered incomplete. Emergency information box on entry must be filled out or entry is incomplete. $30 charge for bounced check and entry will be wait listed. It is the competitor´s responsibility to be familiar with qualification requirements & to enter the proper division.
Tiffany & Co Prizes, Prize Money & 8 ribbons per division. Ribbons will also be given for Low Score In Dressage Per Division.
New Award; Barbara S. Meyer Perpetual Trophy, awarded to the best FCHT competitor overall low scoring active NY/UC Region member of the US Pony Club, sponsored by; Millbrook Pony Club (Regional Trophy Presentation with awarded competitor's framed photo.
Competitor must provide TIP number with entry to be eligible. For more information: www.tjctip.com
Temporary stabling (10x10 stalls) available on grounds. Entrance/exit gated. $200/weekend (Thursday noon-Sunday 7pm). NO BEDDING PROVIDED. STABLING OFFICE CLOSES AT 7 PM. Please use only one person's/farm's name for all "stable with" requests. Hay/shavings available for purchase. Email [email protected] to reserve shavings. No straw please! Stalls to be stripped prior to leaving. Horse Watch Patrol on grounds to check on all horses at night. Veterinarian: Millbrook Equine Veterinary Clinic, 845-677-5500; will be posted at stabling and secretary's stand, and Horse Watch.
Make reservations early! See our website under local information for a complete list. Millbrook Country House – 5 mi, (845) 677—9570. Cottonwood Motel-10 mi., (845) 677-3283. Days Inn - 18 mi., (845) 454-1010. Holiday Inn - 22 mi., (845) 473-1151. Camping: $50 for the weekend to be paid in advance. No services provided and no open fires. Campers must sign liability release.
Test & arena sizes: P & P (CH) -2010 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T & T (CH)-2010 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N & N (CH)-2010 USEF Novice Test A -Sm. BN & BN (CH) -2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: Sand & grass rings.
Paper numbers will be issued for Cross Country. Bring your own bib. Length of course and optimum times will be posted on the start box and at the sec´y stand, Thursday by 3 pm. P-3300 m @ 520 mpm. T-2600 m @ 470 mpm. N-2200 m @ 400 mpm. BN-2000m @ 350 mpm. All courses: Attention given to course preparation to achieve excellent footing for tracks over 130 acres of rolling mowed fields. Water, ditch, drops and banks as levels permit. Improved Water Jump! Wide variety of jumps, substantially built and decorated, creating better than average courses for horses with experience at the level. Championship divisions may have additional jumping efforts. Not considered move-up courses. Course design by Derek di Grazia.
Cross-country course closed June 3, 2013.
SOCIAL ACTIVITIES: Friday night - "Meet the Champions" To celebrate the qualified riders, with celebrity bartenders, open to all competitors.
Saturday night-: BLUE JEAN BALL.Competitors and friends invited to join us at the Blue Jean Ball- dinner, dancing, live music, and DJ.
Sunday lunch: SPECTATORS´ BENEFIT LUNCHEON to benefit the Millbrook Rescue Squad on Sunday, July 2st. Enjoy the luncheon and view show jumping, collector car parade, Fitch's Corner Award ceremony. Reservations will be available online, check website, www.fitchscorner.com, or call (845) 677-5479.