Kelly's Ford Horse Trials (May 2014) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: May 17, 2014
Open Date: Apr 01 Close Date: Apr 29
DIRECTIONS: 16589 Edwards Shop Rd. Remington, VA 22734
From North (Warrenton) or South (Culpeper): Take US 29S (James Madison Hwy) and turn east on Rte. 674 (Elkwood, VA-Post Office on corner) Cross Raiiroad Tracks and bear left onto Kelly's Ford Rd. Go about 5 miles and road will become Edwards Shop Rd. as you pass Kelly's Ford Bridge (Stay Straight!). Take first entrance to Equestrian Center on left about 1/3 mile down.
From East (Fredericksburg on US-17): From I-95 take US-17 North (Warrenton Rd.) for about 15 miles and turn left onto Sumerduck Rd. for about 8 miles and turn left on Kelly's Ford Rd. accross Bridge over Rappahannock River (You will see signage). Turn left on Edwards Shop Rd.and take 1st entrance to Equestrian Center on left about 1/3 mile down.
From East (Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania on Rte. 3): From junction of I-95 and Rte. 3 head west toward Culpeper for about 19 miles to Rte. 620-Yellow Bottom Rd. (Shell gas station on corner). Turn right for about 2.5 miles to Rte. 610 Eley's Ford Rd. Turn left for 1/2 mile to Rte. 620 Edwards Shop Rd. Turn right for about 5 miles and take 3rd right hand entrance to Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center (Not first entrance to Inn at Kelly's Ford).
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,TN,N,NBN,BN
USEA Recognized Test:Intro,Starter
Fri: Cross-Country course open- 3 pm.
Sat: Dressage- 7:30 a.m. (P,PT,T,TN,N, NBN,BN,S,I) Show Jumping- 9:30 a.m, (P,PT,T, TN,N, NBN, BN, S,I) Cross-country- 10:00 a.m. (P,PT,T,TN,N,NBN,BN,S,I)
STARTING TIMES: Available at www.innatkellysford.com under Equestrian Center Events by Wednesday 9 p.m.
Judges: Pres: Sara Miller Leary (r), VA Dressage Judges: Debbie Rodriguez (r), VA; Heidi Berry (R), VA
SJ Judge: Kathy White (R), VA
Course Design:XC: Mogie Bearden Muller, MD (P,T,N,BN); James Moore (Starter & Intro) SJ: Kathy White
Send Entries to:
Enter on line at: www.useventing.com, On-line Services, X-Entry. Visa/MC & Checks accepted.
Mail entry with original signatures and Negative Coggins Test, Secretary 114 Tall Pines Ave.. Locust Grove, VA 22508
Phone: 703-328-6173, Fax: 540-399-1832. Email: [email protected]
Please check website: www.innatkellysford.com for updates and additional information. Starter and Introductory Tests should also use 2014 USEA Horse Trial Entry Form and write in Level under "Tests". On-line entries paying by check must be mailed within 5 days for entry to be complete.
Draw checks to Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center
James Moore- Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center, 16589 Edwards Shop Rd., Remington, VA 22734. 540-522-1017 [email protected]
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. All BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay a $25 non-member fee with entry. Starter and Intro competitors are exempt from USEA Membership/non-membership fees and the USEA Starter/D&M Fees do not apply.
Refunds: Before C.D. less $25 non-refundable office fee. Withdrawls will not be honored unless E-mailed or mailed on or before C.D. NO PHONE WITHDRAWLS WILL BE ACCEPTED. After C.D. Entry-no refund, stabling in full. 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
Any late entires (if space allows) or changes made to entry after C.D. will be charged a $35 non-refundable Change Fee. No changes starting Tuesday before event unless you are exchanging rider for rider or horse for horse within the same division, but not same level if all are qualified. Competition cancelation: No refund. Entries limited to 200. Copy of Negative Coggins Test within 12 months required for all horses and must accompany entry.
AWARDS: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Prizes & 8 ribbons per division (Un-mounted Awards at scoreboard directly after scores are "Official").
STABLING/VETERINARIAN: Limited Stabling on grounds on a first enter first supplied basis. $35/isolated pipe pen stall (10x10) in the indoor arena. Stall doors provided. Additional Box Stall stabling can be accommodated through private farms off-site. Call James Moore directly (540)522-1017 for availability. Veterinarian on site during competition day only (Blue Mountain Veterinary Practice- Dr. Chris Robertson 540-948-3293). Pager Number will be posted at Secretary's office.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Inn at Kelly' Ford (On Site) (540)399-1779. Camping available on-site (540)399-1800 Additional accommodations in Culpeper within 15 miles or Warrenton within 20 miles. limited electricity and water but no septic $35/night.
Dressage Tests & Arena sizes: P- USEF 2014 Preliminary Test A-Sm, PT- USEF 2014 Preliminary Test A-Sm, T/TN- USEF 2014 Training Test A-Sm, N/NBN- USEF 2014 Novice Test A-Sm, BN- USEF 2014 Beginner Novice Test A-Sm, S- USDF 2011 Intro Test C-Sm, I- USDF 2011 Intro Test B-Sm. All arenas- Grass.
P- 3120m @520 mpm 3'7" Max. Height with 26-28 efforts PT/T- 2400m @ 450 mpm 3’3” Max. Height with 22-24 efforts, TN/N- 2000m @ 375 mpm. 2’11” Max. Height with 18-20 efforts, N/BN- 1800m @ 350mpm 2’7” Max. Height with 16-18 efforts, S- 1800m @ 325 mpm 2' Max. Height with 14-16 efforts, I-1200m @ 300 mpm 18" Max. Height with 12-14 efforts. All Courses: Above Average. Good galloping courses on flat terrain for horses at this level. All levels except I have two water jumps. All courses will be softened from the premeir Fall "The Event" at Kelly's Ford course. Entire track is on flat manicured grass with some N, T, P obstacles in the woods. S-is a great final preparation to move up into the USEA Recognized Level of BN. I-Does have a water jump in the middle of the course.
Cross-Country course will be closed from Monday, May 5 through Saturday, May 17 (week of the event), otherwise schooling open daily. USEF Rules for Eventing will be enforced! Recognized Tests will be run the same as a USEA/USEF horse trial and will also follow USEF rules. Maximum Height for Starter will be 2' and Introductory 18". Membership in USEA/USEF not required for horse or rider. When filling out USEA form please omit these fees from your payment. Medical Armbands (Available from Secretary and/or Tack Vendor) and ASTM Approved Protective Headgear required for all jumping phases and Safety Vests required for cross-country phase! Schooling open daily- $30 by appointment only before event. Call Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center (540) 399-1800. Check website www.innatkellysford.com for more information. No unauthorized motorized vehicles allowed on course. Concessions, will be available during show. "Pelham's Pub" will be open from 11:30-10 p.m. Divisions further divided if entries warrant into horse experience, rider experience (junior, senior, YR, amateur). Farrier will be on grounds during show only with phone number posted at Secretary’s Tent. Dogs must be on a leash at all times ($50 Dog Impound X-C Jump Donation Fee if caught loose on grounds!). Additional "Non-horsey" recreational activities are available for friends and family (Canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and mountain biking). Complimentary “Wine & Cheese Closing Reception” for everyone after the last X-C ride of the day in the Secretary’s Tent! Past competition cross-country courses may be viewed at www.mycoursewalk.com.