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Rocking Horse Winter II H.T. (Feb 2014) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 15556
Rocking Horse Winter II H.T. | Altoona, FL (AREA III)

Event Date: Feb 14-16, 2014

Open Date: Dec 31 Close Date: Jan 28

Address: 44200 S.R. 19N, Altoona, FL 32702
From Ocala: Rte 40 east approx. 50 miles to S.R. 19. Take S.R. 19 south approx.15 miles, farm will be on the left.
From North of Jacksonville: I-95 south to I-295 south to Orange Park exit (Hwy 17). Turn right on Hwy 17 & go to Palatka, turn south onto S. R. 19 just before Palatka. Go approx. 40 miles, cross over Hwy 40, go another 15 miles, farm on the left.
From Orlando Airport: Beeline Expressway (Hwy 528) west (towards Orlando) to Florida Turnpike north (towards Ocala) to Hwy 429 north (towards Apopka) to Hwy 441 north (towards Mt. Dora) to S.R. 19 north in Eustis. Farm on right, 18 miles


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:A,I,IR,P,PH,PR
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,TH,TR,N,NH,NR,BN,BNR

Tentative Schedule:

Thurs: Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Fri: A/I/P Dressage-8:00 am, Show Jumping-10:00 am.
Sat: A/I/P Cross-country-8:00 am. T/N/BN: Dressage-8:00 am, Show Jumping-10:00 am.
Sun: T/N/BN Cross-country-8:00 am.

Starting Times:

Available Feb. 11 on the website or call 352- 669-9982. Times will not be mailed. Times will be emailed to competitors.

Event Officials
TD: Roger Haller, GA
Judges: Pres: Jane Hamlin, NH; Dressage Judges: Jodi Ely, MN; Ida Anderson-Norris, ME; Merrilyn Griffin, FL; Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck, MD
SJ Judge: Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck, MD
CD:X-C: Morgan Rowsell, NJ   SJ: Jan Brodkin, FL
Entry Information

Send Entries to:

Rick Dunkerton, C/O AMS, P.O. Box 1647, Laurel, MS 39441
(601) 498-3330, Fax (601) 426-9984
[email protected] Register online at: All major credit cards accepted

Draw checks to Rocking Horse Stables


Org: Jeanne Merrill, P.O. Box 416, Altoona, FL 32702, (352) 669-9982, Fax (352) 669-7689, [email protected]

Draw checks to Rocking Horse Stables.
Entry: A: $225.00  I/P: $215.00; T/N/BN: $185.00
Stabling: $110.00 for duration of event. Stall Cleaning Deposit: $25.00 (separate check)
Ship-in fee: $30.00 for duration of event.
Entries include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Faxed entries WILL NOT be accepted. Double entries: Not accepted. Refunds: Before C.D.-less $25 non-refundable office fee; withdrawals will not be honored unless faxed, emailed or mailed on or before C.D. NO PHONE WITHDRAWLS WILL BE ACCEPTED. After C.D.-Refund only if there is a waiting list. Ship-in fees refunded. Stabling fee refunded if stall is filled. 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.
Changes made to an entry after C.D. will be subject to a $25 processing fee. No changes to entry starting Tuesday before the event. 
Late entries (if space allows) will be subject to a $50 late fee. Competition Cancellation-no refund. X-C Pinny/Holder/Insert Required--for sale on site for $15.
Copy of current neg. coggins within 12 months must accompany entry. 30 day health certificate required at the Florida State line.
PLEASE include a winter address and email on your entry form.

Competitor Information
Prizes & 8 ribbons per division. 

Temporary stalls: $110 for duration of event. $25 stall cleaning deposit required on a separate check. Stalls must be stripped prior to leaving (check will be destroyed if stall is stripped). Ship-in $30 for event. Stall doors/initial bedding provided. . Veterinarian: # will be posted on stall cards

Mt. Dora Hampton Inn-16 mi., (352) 383-4267 Fox Den-5 mi., Fiddlers Green -1 mi., (352) 669-7111. Moss Gate B&B-5 mi. (352) 669-3557. Comfort Inn-12 mi., (352) 383-3400. Shamrock Thistle & Crown B&B-15 mi., (352) 821-1887. Inn On the Green-15 mi., (352) 343-6373. Days Inn-25 mi., (352) 787-3131. Budget Inn-18 mi., (352) 343-4666.
Test & arena sizes: A-2014 USEF Advanced Test A or Advanced Test B-Std. I-2014 USEF Intermediate Test B-Std. P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test B-Std. T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Arenas: 3-Clay & sand arenas & grass if needed.
A-3990 m @ 570 mpm. I-3575 m @ 550 mpm. P-3120 m @ 520 mpm. T-2400 m @ 450 mpm. N-2000m @ 400 mpm. BN-2000m @ 350 mpm. Flat terrain, courses more challenging than beginning of the season courses, but still moderate for horses with some experience at that level.
Other Information:

Cross-country course closed on Jan. 18. Re-opens Jan. 27 if footing allows. Closed Feb 8 - Feb 16. Re-opens Feb. 17. Call ahead. 
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
NO unauthorized cars on course.
NO golf carts or motorized bikes on course.
Food vendors available on grounds.
Dogs are welcome, but MUST be leashed.

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