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University of New Hampshire Spring H.T. (Apr 2014) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 15522
University of New Hampshire Spring H.T. | Durham, NH (AREA I)

Event Date: Apr 26-27, 2014

Open Date: Mar 11 Close Date: Apr 08

Directions:

Address: 288 Mast Road, Durham, NH 03824 To UNH from Portsmouth (Route 95): Route 4 west follow signs towards Concord & Durham, go approx. 10 miles on Rt. 4 to UNH exit (Rt. 155-A); left off ramp. First left onto Mast Road Extension. Follow signs to stabling & parking. If you are using a GPS, you are strongly encouraged to follow the directions here instead of getting off at Route 108, which will put you in the downtown Durham loop.
From West: Take Rt. 4 east from Concord NH. & take UNH exit (Rt. 155-A); right off ramp. Same as above.

Divisions

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

Tentative Schedule:

Fri: Packets available/Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Sat: Dressage‑8 am.
Sun: Show Jumping‑8 am; Cross-country 8:15 am. Riders will show jump in their cross-country attire and will proceed directly from Show Jumping to Cross-country.

Starting Times:

Available April 22nd at www.area1usea.org and www.equine.unh.edu.

Event Officials
TD: Ray Denis (MA)
Judges: Pres: Jan Conlon (MD) Dressage Judges: Judy Lawless (MA)
SJ Judge: Janet Briggs (NH)
CD:X-C: Dr. James Gornall (MA); SJ: Christina Keim (NH)
Entry Information

Send Entries to:

Elizabeth Oertel Johnson, Secretary, UNH Equine Center, 278 Mast Road, Durham, NH 03824, (603) 862-0027 (Phone), (603) 862?3704 (Fax) [email protected] (EMAIL PREFERRED) Draw checks to UNH

***PLEASE CONTACT SECRETARY WITH ALL ENTRY RELATED QUESTIONS*****

Organizer:

Org: UNH Equine Program, University of New Hampshire Durham, NH 03824, Christina Keim, Chairperson.
Comp Mngmnt: UNH Equine Program, Dept. of Biological Sciences, UNH
All questions regarding entries should please be directed towards the secretary, Liz Oertel Johnson (email above). Other event related questions may go to the organizer.

Fees:

Draw checks to UNH. Please write separate check for each horse.
Entry: PT/T/N/BN: $180.00; P: $190.00
Stabling: $160.00 (separate check)

Entries:
Entry fees per division include a $25 non-refundable office fee. USEA and USEF fees are not included as part of the entry fee.
Negative Coggins WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF COMPETITION DATE is required for all horses. Coggins MUST be received BEFORE competition - May be faxed, but must be legible. Entries with invalid Coggins upon closing date will be assessed an incomplete fee. Coggins bled prior to 4/27/13 are invalid. Please visit www.equine.unh.edu/pdf/horse_trials/Cogginspolicy.pdf for more information.
Entries will be accepted by POSTMARK. We prefer to receive an incomplete entry on opening date over a complete entry sent weeks later. However, incomplete entries whose issues are not resolved by close will risk being placed on the waiting list and being replaced with a complete entry. There will be a $20 fee assessed to all incomplete entries whose issues are not rectified by closing date. Please be sure your entry contains all required signatures, numbers, fees, Coggins, and other relevant information (including emergency contact and horse/rider experience.)
Double entries: Not accepted.
Changes: $20 fee for all changes to entry.
Refunds: Before C.D.? Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.? No refunds unless accompanied by a vet or medical note AND spot can be filled off of wait list. All withdrawals must be in writing. Withdrawals or changes will not be accepted by phone, must mail, fax, or email. Competition cancellation-Only USEF/USEA fees refunded. No refund on stabling.
Competitor Information
Awards:
Trophy & 8 ribbons per division. Special Awards: Lowest and Second Lowest Scoring Pony Clubber; Lowest Scoring UNH Student/Alumni; Best Scoring Connemara (sponsored by the ACPS); Best Scoring Saddlebred or Half Saddlebred (sponsored by ASHA).
Please indicate which award you are eligible for (and the name of your Pony Club/year of graduation, whichever is relevant). Connemaras must include a copy of their rider or owner's ACPS membership and registration papers. Saddlebreds must be enrolled in the American Saddlebred Sport Horse Year End Awards program and owner must provide a copy of horse's registration certificate to show management. Details about special awards can be found at http://www. equine.unh.edu/pdf/horse_trials/ht_awards.pdf
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P) is offering ribbons, prizes and prize money to the top placing Thoroughbred at each level. The reserve highest placed Thoroughbred will receive a ribbon. Eligible horses must provide T.I.P. numbers to event organizer with entry. For more information, visit www.tjctip.com  
Stabling/Veterinarian:

$160 stall from 3 pm Friday to 6 pm Sunday; stalls do not need to be cleaned/stripped. 60 10' x 10' temporary stalls on grounds, under roof: Solid vinyl partitions. Stall doors and initial bedding provided (competitor must bed own stall). Veterinarian: Deerfield Veterinary Clinic, (603) 463-7775.

Accommodations:

Howard Johnson's‑10 mi., (603) 436‑7600.  Days Inn-5 mi., (603) 742-0400. Holiday Inn Express-1 mi., (603) 868-1234 Comfort Inn and Suites (866)-750-7507- 10 mi
Camping: Not available.

Dressage:
Test & arena sizes: Small Arena for all divisions. P/PT: 2014 USEF Preliminary Test A. OT: 2014 USEF Training Test A. ON: 2014 USEF Novice Test A. OBN: 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A. Arenas: 3 sand or 2 sand and 1 grass. Warm?up: Sand.
Cross-Country:

OP-2800m @ 520 mpm. PT/OT?2000 m @ 420 mpm. ON-1800 m @ 350 mpm. OBN-1800m @ 325 mpm. All courses: Average, for horses with some experience at these levels.  The spring tracks are intended to be a good first outing for spring for northerly based mounts. Expect drops/banks, water and ditches as appropriate for each level.  Courses go through wooded trails and agricultural fields.

Other Information:

Cross-country course not open prior to the event in spring.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
In the event of challenging conditions in the spring, organizer may convert all Preliminary entries to PT. Competitors will be notified by phone in the event this change occurs and will have the option of a full refund or an entry at PT. Food available on grounds.
Dogs welcome but MUST be leashed.
PARKING IS EXTREMEMLY LIMITED AT UNH. Competitors are encouraged to purchase stabling or to trailer-pool if they are shipping in. Follow all posted signs and parking staff directions regarding parking. Bring a bike. The popular paved lot is designated student parking, and despite repeated requests UNH Parking will NOT ALLOW US TO CLOSE THE LOT or remove the student cars from it for the Trials. We have no control over this. Please respect the multiple uses at our facility and approach our parking with a sense of humor!

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