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Genesee Valley Riding & Driving Club Spring Horse Trials (Jun 2014) Omnibus Listing

GENESEE VALLEY OTTB SERIES: $300 and ribbons in all divisions for thoroughbreds that have raced at least once!
Change Made 05/16/2014
Comment: Accepting Post Entries until full, with a late fee of $25.
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USEA Event ID: 15613
Genesee Valley Riding & Driving Club Spring Horse Trials | Geneseo, NY (AREA I)

Event Date: Jun 01, 2014

Open Date: Apr 15 Close Date: May 13


Address: 4222 Roots Tavern Road, Geneseo, NY 14454.
From East & West: Thruway Exit 46 to 390 South to Exit 9/Lakeville. Left off exit (Rt.15 S) for 9/10 mi. to first right on Triphammer Rd. to end. Left on Rt. 39 to second right on Roots Tavern Rd.  Show grounds on immediate left. Stabling 1/2 mile on left.
From South: Rt. 390 to Exit 7/Geneseo. Right off Exit. Follow signs to Geneseo. Left on Main St. (Rt. 39). Second left after High School to Roots Tavern Rd. Grounds 1/2 mile on left. Roots Tavern Rd. is approx. 4 miles from Geneseo.


USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:TN,N,BN
USEA Recognized Test:Intro

Tentative Schedule:

Sat: Stabling open at Noon; Cross-country course open at 3 pm.
Sun: Dressage begins at 8 am. Show Jumping at 11 am. X-C 11:30 AM. All divisions will complete Show Jumping prior to cross-country. Please ride in X-C gear for Show Jumping.

Starting Times:

Available May 25th on or

Event Officials
TD: Katherine Cooper, NH
Judges: Pres: Gale D'Amanda Fox, NY   Dressage Judges: Leonie Fernandes, NY; Scott Peterson, NY
SJ Judge: Gale D'Amanda Fox, NY 
CD:X-C/SJ: Jeff Kibbie, PA
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Jackie Knopf, Secretary
6166 North Bloomfield Road
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone (585) 797-5802 (between 5 PM and 10 PM on weekdays and anytime up until 10 PM on weekends)
Email: [email protected]; Web:

Draw checks to GVRDC

Org: Wezo Pierson, 1661 Murray Road, Victor, NY, 14564, phone: (585) 509-5691, email: [email protected]


Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to GVRDC.
Entry: TN/N/BN/Intro: $110.00
Stabling: $50.00 per night
Clean Stall Deposit: $40.00 (separate check)

Entries will be limited to first 125 competitors. All entries include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Entry confirmation will be posted on starting one week after Opening Date. Double entries: not accepted. Intro competitors use entry form on; all others use 2014 USEA entry form found at BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay extra $25 with entry. Refunds: Before CD: less $25 non-refundable office fee; After CD: no refund unless entry can be filled from waitlist; Stabling Refund: only if stall can be filled from wait list. Competition cancellation: partial credit refund. 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
Neg. Coggins required for all out of state horses within 12 months of competition date; Neg. Coggins for New York State horses dated on or after January 1, 2013. Coggins must accompany entry. Entry Status: Please check website ( for entry status. This event was oversubscribed last year. In fairness to all, incomplete entries will not be entered into draw until complete. Entry date will be recorded when entry is complete.  Post Entires: If event is not filled we will accept post entries with a $25 surcharge if received by May 25th. GVOTTB Series: Open to all thoroughbreds who have raced at least once.Use entry form on website: Please use horse's registered racing name so we can verify eligibility.
Competitor Information

Prizes & 8 ribbons per division.  
GVOTTB: $200  for first place; $100 for second place; ribbons for 1-6 for Intro, BN, N, and N/T.

Limited. $50/stall/night. Enclose separate $40 refundable check payable to GVRDC for clean stall deposit (check will be destroyed when stall is stripped). 48 permanent stalls with stall doors on grounds.  Shavings only. Bedding available for purchase. Further info from secretary. Veterinarian: Genesee Valley Equine Clinic (585-889-1170). Number posted on event scoreboard & stabling.

Quality Inn-5 mi., (585) 243-0500); Hampton Inn-5 mi., (585)-447-9040). Camping: Parking for RVs, but no hook-ups.

Test & arena sizes: T-2014 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Intro-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: Grass. Warm-up: Grass.

TN-2000 m @ 420 mpm. N-2000 m @ 350 mpm. BN-1800 m @ 325 mpm. Intro-1200 m (untimed). Terrain: Water, ditches & banks. All courses: inviting and appropriate for first time out. Intro will include logs and miniature versions of traditional cross-country fences not to exceed 2'2", with no water or ditches. 

Other Information:

Cross-country course closed until after event. Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and list birth date on entry. Food on grounds. Dogs leashed. Owners of loose dogs will be fined $25. 

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