The Fork CIC3*/CIC2* & HT (Apr 2014) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: Apr 02-06, 2014
Open Date: Feb 18 Close Date: Mar 18
Address: 3200 Fork Road, Norwood, NC 28128
From South: In Charlotte, I-77 North, take 485 East to 24/27 Albemarle Rd. Go right to Albemarle and then take 52 South to Norwood. Go through Norwood then turn left onto Hyway 731, go less than 1 mile to Fork Rd, first road on the right. Approx. 3 miles to farm entrance.
From North: In Charlotte, I-77 South, take Harris Blvd Exit #18 to top of ramp and then go left, follow to I-85. Take I-85 North to next Exit I-485 East to Albemarle Rd. (hwy 27 East) Turn left onto Albemarle Rd. toward Albemarle and then take 52 South to Norwood. Go through Norwood then turn left onto Hwy 731, go less than 1 mile to Fork Rd, first road on the right. Approx. 3 miles to farm entrance.
From Southern Pines: 211 West to West End, left onto Hwy 73, blend in with 220 South to Ellerbe Springs where 73 turns right (west) to Mt. Gilead. At first light, turn left onto Hwy 731, cross over Pee-Dee River, and look for first paved road on left. Take Fork Rd. approx. 3 miles to farm entrance.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:CIC3,CIC2,A,I,P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,N
USEA Recognized Test:YEH-5
Wed: CIC in-barn vet exams; Cross-country course open-3 pm; YEH-5: Dressage-9 am; Jumping-3 PM.
Thurs: Dressage (all divisions)-8 am;
Fri: Dressage (all divisions)-8 am
Sat: Show jumping A/CIC2*/3*-8 am; Cross-country I/P/T/N-9 am; Competitors Reception-7 pm
Sun: Cross-country A/CIC2*/3*-9 am; Show Jumping I/P/T/N-8 am
Available March 30 from sec'y at www.forkstables.com. Times will be sent by email IF legible address included with entry. Postcards will not be sent.
Judges: FEI Pres: Harry Payne (GBR); Member: Alain James (FRA)
HT Pres: (A & I) Marilyn Payne (NJ) HT Pres: (P,T,N) Valerie Vizcarrondo (MD)
Dressage Judges: Amanda Atkins-Miller (NC)
SJ Judge: Marilyn Payne; A-Harry Payne (GBR)
CD:X-C: Tremaine Cooper (USA) SJ: Chris Barnard (USA)
CIC Show Jumping Judge: Harry Payne (GBR)
CIC FEI Steward: Karen Winn (USA)
Send Entries to:
ON-LINE ENTRY: www.EventEntries.com Visa, MC, Discover, Am Exp & electronic checks must accompany all entries. Entries without Credit Card payment will not be accepted. Canadian checks must include a $25 bank processing fee. Please send COMPLETE entries with FULL payment ASAP to secure your entry. Signatures, proof of memberships, and coggins are to be mailed or faxed to secretary.
SEND ENTIES TO: Alicia Henderson, Secretary, 3323 Chimney Rock Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792, (828) 685-0129, fax (828) 305-9819
Show office during competition (704) 474-4052 Fax: 704-474-0160 Email: [email protected]
Draw checks to The Fork Horse Trails.
Org: Alice Andrews, 3200 Fork Road, Norwood, NC 28128. Office: (704) 474-4052 Ext. 228 Cell (352) 516-8466. Email: [email protected]
Comp Mangmnt: Jim Cogdell, The Fork LLC, 3200 Fork Rd., Norwood, NC 28128, (704) 474-0342
All entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Double entries: Not accepted. "SIGNATURE REQUIRED ENTRIES" WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. $50 CHANGE FEE AND $50 LATE FEE AFTER CD. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.-No refund. Competition cancellation-REFUND SUBJECT TO INSURANCE AVAILABILITY. 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 or if applicable does not present at the first horse inspection.
XC Pinny/Holder/Insert required---for sale on site for $10 each. MUCK FEE ($50) REFUNDED IF STALL IS STRIPPED. Changes and scratches accepted by fax, email & phone; NOT BY ANSWERING MACHINE. ENTRY STATUS WILL BE EMAILED TO COMPETITORS. PLEASE INCLUDE LEGIBLE EMAIL ADDRESS. CIC Horses must be registered with the USEF and FEI. All CIC3* and CIC2* foreign horses must have a FEI Passport, with current influenza primary and booster shots recorded, and current health certificate. CIC2* U.S. Horse must have either a FEI or National Passport with current influenza primary booster shots recorded, and current health certificate. Please include Breed and bloodline information on entry for all CIC horses. Information will be used by the announcer during competition. A/I/P/T-Please attach a copy of current rider/owner USEF cards. Neg. 12 month Coggins must be current through last day of competition and must accompany entry.
Advanced Division: Both Test A and B will be offered. Please specify on entry which test.
Awards and ribbons through 8th place. Prize Money pending.
Stalls: $200 April 1 -April 6, $40 per night, additional nights. 350 Temporary Stalls and 32 Permanent Stalls on grounds with doors. Permanent stalls assigned to stallions and long term stabling horses, sorry, no tack stalls in permanent barns. Shavings (1 bag) included with each stall. Extra bedding available from Stable Steward - pre-order shavings at $7 per bag. Day Trailers, $50 grounds fee for the event. NOTE: "STABLE WITH" REQUESTS PLEASE USE ONE PERSONS NAME TO IDENTIFY STALLS TOGETHER. FEI Veterinarian: Dr. Jim Hamilton, Attending Veterinarian # will be posted at stabling office.
The Lodge at The Fork, (704) 474-4052 Limited number of rooms, book early. Lucky Clay Farm Cottages, (704) 408-5372. 8 miles from The Fork. Hotels: identify reservation with The Fork Horse Trials and ask for HT rate. Best Western, (704) 983-6990. Holiday Inn Express, (704) 986-2100. Sleep Inn, (704) 983-2770. Studio One, (704) 982-3939. Hampton Inn, (704) 985-1111 All Hotels are in Albemarle 15 miles from The Fork.
CAMPER HOOKUPS ARE $35 PER NIGHT, ELECTRICITY AND WATER. LIMITED SITES LOCATED ADJACENT TO STABLING. RESERVATION MUST BE SENT WITH ENTRY. FIRST 26 ENTRIES ACCEPTED, ALL OTHERS ON WAIT LIST.
Test & arena sizes: CIC3*-2009 FEI Three-star Test-B-Std. CIC2*-2009 FEI Two-star Test-B-Std. A-2014 USEF Advanced Test A-Std. I- 2014 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T-2014 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: All weather sand and grass.
CIC3*-3650 m @ 570 mpm. CIC2*-approx. 3400 @ 550 mpm. A-approx. 3650m @ 570 mpm. I-appox. 3400 m @ 550 mpm. P-2500 m @ 520 mpm. T-approx. 2400 @ 470. N-2200 m @ 400 mpm. CIC courses: fairly difficult with CCI preparation in mind. National levels: more difficult than average, good for horses and/or riders with some experience at the level. All courses are over rolling hills with beautifully maintained grass turf. Courses will be irrigated and aggravated as needed.
Cross-country course closed. Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant (except CIC and Advanced); state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
All empty trailers must be parked in trailer parking. Only competitor cars and trucks allowed at stable enclosure.
Food available on grounds. Trade Fair on grounds.
Fri April 4th 6 PM, Competitors Meeting; Sat. April 5th 7 pm, Competitors & Sponsors Reception , come as you are. Dogs MUST be leashed at all times. Owners of loose dogs will be fined.
Private ATV's scooters and bicycles not allowed on cross-country, but are highly recommended for transportation on the grounds. Vehicular traffic restricted to stable enclosure 7 AM Wednesday through 6 PM Sunday. PLEASE, ANY COMPETITORS VEHICLES, ATV'S OR BIKES PARK ONLY IN DESIGNATED PARKING AREA WHICH WILL BE CLEARLY MARKED. Shuttle buses provided. Golf Carts may be rented from: Carolina Carriage, (910) 295-0574. All carts have four seats and must be reserved in advanced. Limited availability; must book early. or Carolina Golf Cars, (704) 392-2211