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Winona Horse Trials (May 2014) Omnibus Listing

@ Stone Gate Farm
Change Made 04/23/2014
Comment: Post Entries accepted through May 2nd if space available -  PLEASE CONFIRM WITH SECRETARY BEFORE ENTERING! Post Entries must be entered and paid online.  Cross-country course closed April 22nd.
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USEA Event ID: 15602
Winona Horse Trials | Winona, OH (AREA VIII)

Event Date: May 10-11, 2014

Open Date: Mar 25 Close Date: Apr 22


From Salem & SR 45: Go south on SR 9 for 6.3 miles turn left on Schneider Rd (only goes left) sign on telephone pole. East to Stone Gate Farm.
From the South: Intersection of SR 9 & 172 go north on SR 9 for 1 mile to the first road. Schneider Rd. will only go to the right. Stone Gate Farm sign on telephone pole. Grounds 3/4 mile on the right side. Stabling drive is at the bottom of the hill past the house.
Directions, links to Google maps and more ... Mapquest does NOT always send you the best way.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,N,BN
USEA Recognized Test:Starter

Tentative Schedule:

Fri: Packets available at ?2 pm; Cross?country course open 3 pm
Sat: Dressage at 8 am (OP,OT,S,ON,BN); Show Jumping approximately 10 am. All Phases of 2' Starter Test will run Sat.
Sun: Cross?country at 8:30 am (OP,OT,ON,BN).

Starting Times:

Entry Status will be posted on line @, please check to make sure entry is complete and correct. Start times available on line Wed May 7th

Event Officials
TD: Janet Gunn, VA
Judges: Pres:  Joan Fleser, NY      Dressage Judge:  Vicki Rauwolf, IL
SJ Judge: Marlene Virgili-Thomas
C.D. X-C: Jackie Smith, OH     SJ: Leigh Fischer, NY
Entry Information

Send Entries to:

Penne Colao, Secretary, 1431 Shenango Road, Darlington, PA 16115, PHONE: 724-544-7394 between 7 and 10 pm weekdays, daytime on weekends PLEASE do NOT call during work hours. E-MAIL: [email protected]

Draw checks to Stone Gate LLC.


X-Entries MUST mail entry, coggins, and payment (if not paid by credit card) and be received in 5 days (if not postmarked within 5 days, entry will be assigned a postmark on the date it is complete).


Org: Jackie Smith, Stone Gate Farm, 31407 Schneider Road, Hanoverton, OH 44423, (330) 222?2089. Email: [email protected] Web Page:, Stone Gate Farm Blog, Face Book Page


Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Stone Gate LLC.

Entry: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: Entries postmarked by April 8th  - P/T: $130.00; N/BN: $120.00; Starter: $80.00; may withdraw through April 30th and get entry & stabling refund less $25 office fee.  Entries postmarked after April 8th and by April 22rd P/T: $150.00; N/BN: $140.00; Starter: $100.00. Entries postmarked after April 22nd will be accepted if there is space available (please check with secretary for availability and payment requirements before entering).  P/T: $170.00; N/BN: $160.00; Starter $120.00
Stabling: $75.00 weekend.
Stall Cleaning Deposit: $25.00 (separate check for each horse)
Stall Cleaning Service: $10/stall, if paid with entry stall deposit not required.  Please make note on stabling form OR Click Here to sign up on line.

PLEASE ... separate checks for each horse. Xentry preferred: signature page, coggins, stall deposit (if applicable) and payment MUST be received within 5 days or entry will be removed form entry list until received. All entries include a $25 non-refundable office fee. BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay additional $25 with entry. 2' Starter Test does NOT require USEA/USEF Membership; USEA Starter D&M Fees do not apply. If oversubscribed, priority given to USEA members. Preliminary competitors must be include a copy of USEF card. T.I.P. entries must submit a copy of their T.I.P. card. Entry errors that are $25 or less will be considered contributions to the cross country building fund. $25 fee for any changes after closing date. Separate check of $25 stall cleaning deposit or stall will not be held (check will be destroyed if stall is left clean). Any bounced check will be charged a $25 fee. Refunds: Before C.D.?Less $25 non-refundable office fee; "EARLY BIRD ENTRIES" have until April 29th to withdraw and receive a full refund less $25 office fee. After C.D.?Entry less $25 ONLY if place filled from waiting list. On grounds stabling?In full ONLY if place filled from wait list and if notified by May 7th. Withdrawals must be received by 9:00pm via e-mail. 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. Competition cancellation-After expenses. Current Neg. Coggins (dated after May 10, 2013) is required for all horses.
If entries are accepted after closing date, must enter AND paid for via Xentry
Competitor Information

Prize & 8 ribbons per division. T.I.P. Awards: ribbon and prize money for best scoring TB in ALL divisions including Starter (must include a copy of their T.I.P. card with entry)  Flexsleeves to top finishers.

Limited. $75/stall from Friday to Sunday for on grounds. Fills up fast. 70 perm. stalls on grounds. Off grounds stabling 6 - 12 miles away. Stall gates on ALL stalls. Initial straw bedding provided. If you do NOT want the initial bedding please make note on the stabling form. Bagged shavings is available for purchase @ $7/bag, must be pre-ordered either with entry or order shavings on-line  by Wed. May 9th. May pay at check-in. Bedding will be in your stall upon arrival. Stabling requests handled on a first come basis. PLEASE USE ONLY ONE NAME FOR "STABLE WITH". On grounds stabling is NOT appropriate for stallions, must stable off grounds. Veterinarian: Dr. David Smith (lives on grounds), (330) 222?1828. # posted at each barn & sec'y's office. Stall Cleaning Service $10/stall. Indicate on entry form or sign up on-line for stall cleaning service  If paying for the stall cleaning service the $25 stall deposit is not required.  If paid at competition, deposit check will be destroyed.

Days Inn Official Hotel ask for the Stone Gate Farm rate:  Rooms blocked until April 11th.  Fills up fast-12 mi., (330) 420-0111--Barnett's-8 mi., (330) 337-8758. Colonial-10 mi., (330) 537- 4469.(330) 332-0216. Capehart-12 mi., (330) 424-3413. Google Map with Accommodations and Restaurants

Test & arena sizes: OP-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. OT-2014 USEF Training Test A-Sm. ON-2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A- Sm. 2' Starter Test-2010 USEF Beginner Novice Test A- Sm. Third arena on grass, if entries warrant. Arenas: Sand footing with grass warm-up.
OP?2800 m @ 520 mpm. OT?2400 m @ 425 mpm. ON?2000 m @ 350 mpm. BN-1700 m @ 325 mpm. All courses: Average, for horses with some experience at this level. P-Good early season. BN-Inviting, good starter course, Fences approx. 2'7", water optional. 2' Starter Test-XC Fences Approximately 2', distance approx. 1,200m, no time, but will be used to break ties. Rolling terrain, slightly flatter track in the spring. Water,banks, and ditches at all levels except Starter.  Course maps will be available on My Course Walk
Other Information:
Cross-country Course closed April 22nd.  
PLEASE include a legible e-mail address and check the SGF Competitors Corner regularly for updates before the event.
Paper Pinnies
WILL be used. Weather permitting, xc schooling will be available for one hour after the completion of cross country, $25/ horse, free to volunteers. Must check in, sign a waiver, & get pinney. The 2' Starter Test does NOT require USEA/USEF Membership OR association fees.
are always welcomed.  For more information and to sign up click here
Entry limi
t-150. Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Food on grounds
Dogs must be leashed.
Note: Parking is limited, please be considerate & co-operative. Motor homes that are NOT attached to a horse trailer will have to park in the day parking field. If staying overnight horses must be stabled; NO tying to or leaving horses in trailers.

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