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Shepherd Ranch SYVPC H.T. I (Jun 2014) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 15632
Shepherd Ranch SYVPC H.T. I | Santa Ynez, CA (AREA VI)

Event Date: Jun 20-22, 2014

Open Date: May 06 Close Date: Jun 03


Address: 1460 Hwy 154, Santa Ynez, CA 93460.  
From North: Hwy 101 to 154 approx. 7 miles, left on Baseline at stop sign, an immediate right after church. Follow Baseline to sign on right (approx. 1 mile). Dirt road will take you to stabling.
From South: Hwy 101 to 154 west from Santa Barbara across San Marcos Pass, approx. 25 miles after starting on 154. Turn right on Baseline at stop sign before Shepherd of the Valley Church. Take immediate right to continue on Baseline & follow approx. 1 mi. to sign on right. Dirt road will take you to stabling.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,TR,N,NR,BN,BNR
USEA Recognized Test:Intro

Tentative Schedule:

Management reserves the right to modify the schedule.
  Stables open at 9 am. Cross-country course opens at 3 pm.  Pre-show dressage 1-5pm (see section 10).
Fri:  Dressage - 8 am.
Sat:  Cross-country - 8 am.
Sun:  Show jumping - 8 am.

Starting Times:
Available June 17 at Show jumping will run in reverse order of standings in the same order that the divisions run XC.
Event Officials
TD: Mary Deunow, CA
Judges: Pres: Robyn Fisher, CA  Dressage Judges: David Schmutz, CA; CeeCee Moss-Giovanetti, CA  
CD: X-C: James Atkinson, CA  SJ: Jose Nava, CA 
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Ronnie Thielmann, 7205 Carnagie Court, Bakersfield, CA 93312.  Please waive signature requirement for all deliveries including overnight or FedEx. (805) 895-9231 [email protected] 

Draw checks to Shepherd Ranch SYVPC Horse Trials


Org: Ken Sexton and Santa Ynez Valley Pony Club.
Competition Management: Shepherd Ranch SYVPC Management Committee. 
Please direct all questions through the secretary.

Draw checks to Shepherd Ranch SYVPC Horse Trials.
Entry: All Levels:
$240.00  (no USEA Fees or Membership necessary for Intro Only)  Entries accepted after closing date as space permits with mandatory $40.00 post-entry fee.
Stabling: $115.00  Absolutely no haul-ins allowed.
Non-Competing Grounds Fee:
$100.00 (Includes XC schooling on Sunday following the show.  Stabling is additional).
Teams: $20.00 per team.
Entry fee includes a $25 non-refundable office fee.  BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay extra $25 non-membership with entry. Intro entrants are exempt from the USEA starter/d&m fees and USEA membership/non-membership fees. 

Incomplete entries:
  $10 fee for all incomplete entries.
Entry changes:  $40 fee for all changes after closing date.
Double entries: Not accepted. 
Lost pinny:  $40 charge for each lost pinny. 
Before closing date - entry/stabling less $25 non-refundable office fee. After closing date - no refunds. Competition cancellation - no 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.
Returned checks:
  $25 fee on returned checks.
Coggins:  Negative Coggins required within 6 months for out-of-state horses.
Preliminary:  All preliminary entries must send copy of USEF cards for rider, trainer and owner.
Competitor Information
8 ribbons per division with prizes for top 3.
High Point Pony Clubber
for each competition level (sign up at show). 
High Point Amateur overall with perpetual trophy (must be declared with USEF and present USEF card at competition, sign up at show). 
2014 Champion Junior and Senior Horse/Rider combination combined for both 2014 competitions with $100 cash back (based on placings in the two horse trials combined).
$115/stall from Thursday 9am to Sunday 6pm (early arrivals allowed with secretary approval). 160 temporary stalls on grounds. Stall doors & initial bag of shavings only provided. Shavings ($10/bag), alfalfa ($25/bale) available through secretary or by pre-order if payment arrives before June 15th).  Non-competing horses:  $100 grounds fee (includes Sunday XC school) and additional stall fee. 
  TBD. Farrier: TBD      Absolutely no haul-ins.
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Camping: No camping allowed.  No cooking or fires allowed.  NO SMOKING ON GROUNDS!!!  EXTREME FIRE DANGER!!! 
All tests in small arenas with sand footing. Preliminary - 2014 USEF Preliminary Test A. Training - 2014 USEF Training Test A. Novice - 2014 USEF Novice Test A. Beginner Novice - 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B.  Intro - 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A.
Course closed Monday June 2nd at sundown.
All courses on groomed tracks over rolling terrain.  Preliminary - 2600 m @ 520 mpm. Training - 2200 m @ 420 mpm. Novice - 1800 m @ 350 mpm. Beginner Novice - 1600 m @ 300 mpm, max height 2'7", 14 efforts. Intro - 1300 m @ 300 mpm, height 20-24", 12-14 jumping efforts, water optional.  All courses: Average, for horses with some experience at these levels.  Studs recommended for all divisions.  Arial image of property available on
Other Information:
Entries Limited to 160 temporary stalls onsite, priority given in order of arrival of entries (complete entries only). Rider limited levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry. Prize list available from secretary.
Food on grounds.
Dogs allowed on leash only, strictly enforced!!!
Owners of dogs not on leash must donate $100 to SYVPC Horse Trials.  
Thursday Pre-Dressage:  Ride your dressage test in competition arena before "L" judge for ring exposure and last-minute tips.  Times available from 1-5pm.  $30 per ride.  Time slots limited. 
Sunday XC Schooling:  Following completion of all divisions school the XC course.  $50 per horse.  Arrange through secretary at event. 

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