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Rocking Horse Spring H.T. (Mar 2014) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 15558
Rocking Horse Spring H.T. | Altoona, FL (AREA III)

Event Date: Mar 29-30, 2014

Open Date: Feb 11 Close Date: Mar 11

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

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Sat: Dressage--8:00, Show Jumping.--10:00
Sun: Cross-country--8 am
Starting Times:

Available March 25 on website or call 352-669- 9982. Times will not be mailed. Times will be emailed to competitors.

Event Officials
TD: Marilyn Payne, NJ
Judges: Pres: Robert Stevenson, WY  Dressage Judges: Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck, FL; Lori Hoos, TN;Debbie Adams, NJ; Tina Drake, FL; Susan Woods, FL 
SJ Judge: Robert Stevenson, WY
CD:X-C: Morgan Rowsell, NJ   SJ: Jan Brodkin, FL
Entry Information

Send Entries to:

Rick Dunkerton,
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],

Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Rocking Horse Stables.
Entry: I/P: $215.00; T/N/BN: $185.00; Starter: $100.00 
Stabling: $30/stall per night; Stall Cleaning Deposit: $25.00 (separate check)
Ship-in fee: $30.00 for duration of event
Camping: $30.00/night
Entries include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Faxed entries WILL NOT be accepted. Starter: USEA Membership/non-membership are waived and the USEA Starter Fee does not apply.  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 WITHDRAWALS 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
Trophy & 8 ribbons per division. 
104 perm & temp stabling if entries warrant. $30/stall per night. $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 fee $30 for duration of event. Stall doors/initial bedding provided. Veterinarian: # will be posted on stall cards.

Mt. DoraHampton Inn-16mi. (352) 383-4267,Fox Den-5 mi., (352) 343-6373. 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) 383-4267. Days Inn-25 mi., (352) 787-3131. Budget Inn-18 mi., (352) 343-4666. Camping: $30/night for RV's, tents, trailers, etc.; ANY hook-ups. If you are found to be hooked up & not paid for, you will be fined $100. Everyone camping will be given a tag to display.

Test & arena sizes: 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/Starter-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Arenas: 3-Clay & sand & grass if needed.
I-3575 m @ 550 mpm. P-3120 m @ 520 mpm. T-2400 m @ 450 mpm. N-2000m @ 400 mpm. BN-2000 m @ 350 mpm. Starter: Approx. 1500m @ 300 mpm (Speed fault 40 mpm). All courses: Flat terrain, more challenging than beginning of the season courses, but still moderate for horse with some experience at that level. Ditches, banks and water may be included on all courses.
Other Information:

Cross-country course closed on Jan. 18. Re-opens Jan. 27-Feb. 7. Closed Feb 8-16. Re-opens Feb 17-21. Closed Feb 22 - March 2. Re-opens March 3 - 21 if footing allows. Closed March 22 - March 30.  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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