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Heart of the Carolinas 3-Day Event & H.T. (Apr 2014) Omnibus Listing

We are the destination Three Day Event for Training, Novice and Beginner Novice Competitors!
Change Made 01/17/2014
Comment: BN, N, and T Horse Trial Levels will be offered.
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USEA Event ID: 15574
Heart of the Carolinas 3-Day Event & H.T. | Chesterfield, SC (AREA III)

Event Date: Apr 30-May 04, 2014

Open Date: Mar 18 Close Date: Apr 15
FEI Open Date: Mar 04 FEI Close Date: Apr 15

Address: 305 Lucious David Road, Chesterfield, SC 29709, GPS Coordinates N34 47.96, W80 09.18 
Directions from North (Raleigh / Durham / Southern Pines/ Greensboro): Route 1 South or Route 220 South to Rockingham, West onto Rte 74, Left onto Rte 145 South (1 mile from middle of Pee Dee River Bridge), 17.3 miles right onto Jackson Road (SR S13-60, turns into SR S 13-48), 4.8 miles left onto Wexford Road (concrete silos on the corner), 0.5 miles right onto Lucious Davis Road (dirt road), So 8ths Guest Barn at the top of the hill on the left.

Directions from East (I-95) Route 95 South to Route 74 West (Lumberton), 56 miles left onto Route 145 South, 17.3 miles right onto Jackson Road (SR S13-60, turns into SR S 13-48), 4.8 miles left onto Wexford Road (concrete silos on the corner), 0.5 miles right onto Lucious Davis Road (dirt road), So 8ths Guest Barn at the top of the hill on the left.

Directions from West (Charlotte) Route 485 outer loop Exit 51 B onto Route 74 to Monroe, 13.5 miles right onto Route 601 South, 16.0 miles left onto SC Route 9 East (Pageland via 151 bypass), 12.3 miles left onto Wexford Road (SR 13-47), 4.5 miles left onto Lucious Davis Road (dirt road), So 8ths Guest Barn at the top of the hill on the left.

Directions from South (Florence / Darlington) Route 95 North to Exit 164 onto Route 52 North, 5.0 miles left onto 52/401, 16.3 miles keep right onto Route 15 (52/401), 0.7 miles left onto Bell Vue Dr (SR 16-327 into SR 13-80), 11.3 miles keep right onto Route 102 North (Patrick), 13.2 miles left onto Route 9 Bypass West (Chesterfield), 0.2 miles right onto Route 145 North, 1.8 miles bear left on Route 742 (Marathon Oil), 0.6 miles left on Jackson Road (SR 13-60), 4.8 miles left onto Wexford Road (concrete silos on the corner), 0.5 miles right onto Lucious Davis Road (dirt road), So 8ths Guest Barn at the top of the hill on the left.

Directions from Southwest (Aiken / Columbia / Camden) Route 20 East to Exit 98 onto Route 521 North, 2.5 miles right onto Route 1 (Camden), 29 miles left on Route 145 North, 22 miles bear left on Route 742 (through Chesterfield to Marathon Oil), 0.6 miles left on Jackson Road (SR 13-60), 4.8 miles left onto Wexford Road (concrete silos on the corner), 0.5 miles right onto Lucious Davis Road (dirt road), So 8ths Guest Barn at the top of the hill on the left.


USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T3D,T,N3D,N,BN
USEA Recognized Test:N3D,BN3D

Tentative Schedule:
Subject to Change, check web site for updated times.
Wed: 4/30/14  1:00 - 5:30 Barn open for in-barn inspections.
Thur: 5/1/14  8:00 - 12:00 noon Barn open for in-barn inspection. 3:30 1st Inspection.  Clinics & Demonstrations, Mandatory Meeting
Fri: 5/2/14: Dressage Test Ride, Dressage Tests, Clinics & Demonstrations.
Sat: 5/3/14: 3D: 9:00 Endurance Day.  Kentucky Derby Party. HT All Levels: Dressaage, Cross-country-10 am.
Sun.: 5/4/14: 3D: 8:30 Final Horse Inspection. 10:30 Show Jumping. HT: Show Jumping-9 am.
Starting Times:
Provisional Schedule will be posted on Southern 8ths Farm website (  Actual Dressage times will not be posted until after the completion of the 1st Horse Inspection.
Event Officials
TD: Gammon Castellvi, VA
Judges: Pres:  Pam Wiedman, PA    Ground Jury Member: Amanda Atkins  NC
Dressage Judge: Mellisa Warden, SC
CD/XC: Tremaine Cooper, VA   SJ:  Marc Donavon, NC

Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Rick Dunkerton, c/o AMS, P. O. Box 1647, Laurel, MS  39441, (601) 498-3330, Fax (601) 426-9984

Checks payable to Southern 8ths Farm

Organizer: HOTC Organizer Committee.  305 Lucious Davis Road, Chesterfield, SC 29709. 843-623-5005

Entries are available on or by mail. Checks payable to Southern 8ths Farm with a USEA Horse Trials, T3D &P 3D Entry Form.
3-Day Entry Fees: T3D: $475; N3D: $450; BN3D: $425. HT Entry Fees: T/N/BN: $180.00
3-Day entry fees include stabling from 4/30 - 5/4/14. Separate stall cleaning check of $50 must be included with entry. Check will be torn up if stall is stripped.
HT Stabling fee: $150.00, additional nights, $25.00. Stall deposit $25.00 (separate check required with entry).
Grounds fee: $50.00 (non-stabled horses).
Entries limted to 40. Non-competing and mulitple horses per rider may not be accommodated based on management descretion to alllow for more individual opportunities.
$30.00 per night.
3-Day Qualifications: Training, Novice and Beginner Novice horse and rider must be registered members of the USEA.
T3D: Horses and riders must have competed in 4 Training Horse Trials - see Appendix 3 of the USEF Rules for Eventing for entire permitted qualifications: one training horse trials must be as a combination). N3D: Rider only must have completed 4 Novice Horse Trials or higher. BN3D: Rider only must have completed 4 Beginner Novice Horse Trials or higher.
Fees: All entries that are received on opening day eletroncally with full paid fees through Event Entries will receive a 75.00 discount on the entry fee. All Entry fee include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant and based on the discretion of show management; state preferences under Eligible Section and birth date on entry. NOTE: USEA fees are not included as part of the entry fee. The association fees should be added to your entry fee, per the itemized Fees Enclosed section of the Entry Form, totaled with the other applicable fees, and sent to the event with your entry. USEA membership and USEA horse registration are required for all levels. Use the entry form titled, "2014 USEA Horse Trials, T3D & P3D" or entry will not be accepted. All entries must include a copy of a current negative coggins test. Entries may not be postmarked prior to the opening date. Entry confirmation will be emailed. Double entries: Not accepted. Membership: All changes must be made in writing; mail, fax or email is acceptable. There will be a $50 change fee for ANY change to an entry after the closing date. There is a $50 returned check fee. Refunds: Withdrawals received in writing on or before the closing date will be refunded minus the $25 office fee. After closing date entries will only be refunded if space can be filled. In the event the competition has to cancel, there will be no refunds. USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees ($21), are not subjected to officie fees, and shall be returned within 30 days of the competition to any rider who does not start the dressage test.
Check for updates & additional information. Entries are accepted when received. Priority is based on "postmark date" - date on envelope or online submission date. Payment is due when entry submitted. If payment is not submitted with entry, payment must be received within 7 days or the "postmark date" may be changed to reflect the date the payment is postmarked.
XC Pinny Holder required.
$25 stall stripping deposit drawn on separate check is required with entry. Stall deposits cannot be paid online. Check or cash only.
Returned checks - $30 fee.

Competitor Information
Ribbons through 8th place in each division.
Stabling: $150/stall Wednesday  through Sunday.   Additional nights-$25/stall. Three Horses have priority on Permenant Stabling (12 x 12),  all Temporary stalls (10’ x 10’) available if entries warrant.  If temporary stabling is utilized, barn assignments will be prioritized (to Three Day entries in permanent stabling and others in Temporary Stalls,) and based on postmark date of entry (not “stable with” requests).  Stall doors/initial bedding (shavings) provided.  Tack stalls $150 - available only after all horses have been assigned a stall.  No stabling changes without permission of secretary or $50 fine.  Grounds fee for non-stabled horses $50 for entire event.  Hay/Shavings available for purchase on grounds for 7.00 a bag.  $25 stall cleaning deposit required & must be included with entry ON A SEPARATE CHECK.  Stalls to be stripped prior to leaving (check will be destroyed if stall is stripped).
Veterinarian:  Drs. Marsha/Skip Severt  704 309-3644   [email protected]


Quality Inn (formely Jameson Inn): Nice hotel: 18.5 miles from venue - 843-537-5625. Spears House Bed & Breakfast: Nice B & B: 22 miles from venue 843-537-7733. Chesterfield Motel: Inexpensive: 6 miles from venue - 843-623-6806. The Forever Inn Bed & Breakfast: Nice B & B: 16 miles from venue - 704-695-1304.  MENTION SOUTHERN 8THS FARM TO GET OUR SPECIAL RATES!  RV sites are available (limited) at $30/night, electric & water. No dump station.
T3D: 2014 USEF Training 3-Day Eventing Test-Std, turf arena. N3D: 2012 USEA Novice 3-Day Eventing Test-Std. BN3D: 2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. HT: T-2014 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N: 2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm.  Arenas: Oiled, wax sand; warm-up grass. Grass studs are highly recommended.  See Southern Eighths Website for updated information prior to the event.
Phase A: All levels 3,520m @ 220 mpm. Phase B: T3D: 1,560m @ 520 mpm, N3D: 1,350m @ 470 mpm,  BN3D (no jumps): 1,200m @ 400 mpm. Phase C: All Levels 4,000m @ 160 mpm. Phase D: T3D: 3,290m @ 450 mpm, N3D: 2,200m @ 400 mpm, BN3D: 2,000m @ 350 mpm. Rolling terrain, some through woods.  3D: Championship level, not a move-up course.  HT: T: 2600m @ 450 mpm. N: 2200m @ 400 mpm.
BN: 2000m @ 350 mpm. HT courses moderate difficulty for horses with experience at these levels.  
Other Information:
Course is closed except for scheduled schooling days. Check website for dates.
Entry Limit: 40 total for the Three-day Levels; limited to 150 for the horse trials.
Dreams on Ice will provide a concession stand Wednesday through Sunday.
Exceptional list of presenting Professionals enhancing the long format experience.
Dogs must be leashed at all times.  
Horses must wear bridle numbers when out of stall.
Check website for updates and pertinent information.
Non-compete horses and multiple horse riders may not be accommodated if event fills.
Please remember that the Training Three Day opening date is two weeks sooner than the Novice and Beginner Novice Opening Date.  We will give a 75.00 discount for all horses who enter electronically with full paid fees on opening date.
Party Saturday night after cross-country; initial ticket provided, additional tickets; 15.00 per person.  

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