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Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trial (Aug 2014) Omnibus Listing

Welcome to the Wizardly World of Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trials. This year, come join the fun with a Harry Potter inspired Horse Trial!
Enter through Catalpa Gargoyle Gates, check in and be sorted into your House. Join us for Saturday dinner in the Great Barn with levitating candles, and a young rider activity of wand making. Our new stadium course will depict your favorite magical scenes. Finally, join with your friends to form Teams to compete for the Catalpa Corner Wizard's Cup.

New this year: Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.)  Eligible horses must provide T.I.P. numbers to event secretary with entry. For more information, visit

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USEA Event ID: 15668
Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trial | Iowa City, IA (AREA IV)

Event Date: Aug 02-03, 2014

Open Date: Jun 17 Close Date: Jul 15

Address: 5365 Elmira Rd., Iowa City, IA 52240
From I-80: Traveling East Exit # 249 Herbert Hoover Hwy East (L) towards West Branch 2.9 miles, North (L) on paved road, Oasis. 3 miles West (L) on gravel Elmira Rd; 1. mile, Located at red barns with large blue silo. Traveling West Exit #249 Herbert Hoover Hwy (R) into Herbert Hoover Hwy (R) toward West Branch and as above.


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

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Barns open 10 a.m., Cross-country opens 3 p.m.
Sat: Dressage  8 a.m.; Cross-country - 10 a.m.
Sun: Show Jumping - 7:30-8 a.m.

Starting Times:

Available July 28th at

Event Officials
TD: Vicki Rauwolf, IL
Judges: Pres: Nancy Guyotte, NH   Dressage Judges: Nena Denman, IA; Ken Levy, IN
SJ Judge: Bill Coester, IA
CD: XC/SJ: Greg Schlappi, SC; Susan Brigham
Entry Information

Send Entries to:

Kathi Roof, Secretary
4034 Raintree Drive
Flower Mound, TX 75022

(817) 454-8962 (Mobile), [email protected]
Draw Checks: Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trial, CCCHT
Enter On-line USEA Xentry 
(credit cards accepted). Mail original signatures, copy of Coggins, copies of USEF memberships (if applicable) & checks (if necessary) to Secretary within 5 days of entry.


Org: Susan Brigham, 3021 White Oak Ave NE, Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 930-1209, [email protected], 

Draw Check to Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trial, CCCHT
If not using X entry, and would like to pay via Credit Card (VISA/MC only) send with entry: Name, Address/Zip, #, CVV and Expiration Date
Entries:         $350.00  for BN, N, T and P, $325 for Starter, includes stabling (F-Sunday), initial bedding, and $25 office fee.
Team:            $ 20.00 included in entry, or can be paid on arrival 
Camping:      $100.00/wkend limited specify electrical needs, reserve w/entry 
Golf cart:       $ 65.00/wkend reserve to secretary w/entry - limited
Tack Stall:     $125.00  available in portable stalls only          
Bedding:       $    7.00/bag limited quantities available to purchase at event grounds, add to entry for delivery to stall
Lost Pinny:    $  35.00 mailed for collection a week after event
NSF:              $  50.00 collect before entry/ CC only
Dinner:          $ 12.00 extra dinner ticket
Photography: $ 60.00 separate check to D&G Photography, or pay on arrival

Entries are considered complete only when entry, signatures (including rider, owner and trainer), fees, negative Coggins papers and other relevant information (including emergency contact and horse/rider experience) are received by the secretary.  Emailed, faxed, "smart phone," and double entries not accepted. Withdrawals accepted by email before 9 p.m. on the closing date, no phone withdrawals. No changes to entry starting Tuesday before the event. Post entries accepted if space available; must pay $50 late feeall checks/funds postmarked after close date will be charged this $50 Post entry fee.
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Stallion entry by permission of organizer only - additional tack stall required.
Team: Join with friends to form a Team to vie for the Low Point Catalpa Corner Wizard's Cup. A Team is 4 riders.  Team are composed from ALL levels of participation (Starter-Prelim), and ALL levels within Team (Starter-Prelim).  Send rider/horse names, divisions and Name of Team, with $20/Team check to secretary with entry, or on arrival.
StarterStarter Competitors are exempt from USEA Membership/non-membership fees and USEA Drug Fee. Please do not send USEA starter fee or drug fees, ($21)
BNBN competitors who are not USEA members must pay extra $25 with entry.
Preliminary:  All P entries, owners, rider, trainer and agents must show proof of USEF membership, or pay $30 non-member fee.
Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.)  Eligible horses must provide T.I.P. numbers to event secretary with entry. For more information, visit
Refunds: Before Closing Date-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After Closing Date-Entry-Less $30 only if place can be filled from wait list, usually credit toward future event.  Stable-No refund. No telephone withdrawals accepted, emails only.  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.
Health Certificate and Coggins: In State: negative Coggins dated within 12 months. Out of State: Health Certificate dated within 30 days of competition and negative Coggins dated within 12 months. 
Competitor Information

Trophy and 10 ribbons per division/Product Awards
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P) is offering ribbons, prizes, and prize money to the top placing Thoroughbred at each level, BN through P. The reserve highest place Thoroughbred will receive a ribbon.
Catalpa Corner Wizard's Team Cup and Prizes
Dave Farnsworth Memorial Low Point Pony Club Award/Scholarship
Phil Sawin Memorial Trophy/Scholarship
Madison T. Brigham Memorial Low Point Junior Award/Scholarship
Area IV Adult Rider Low Point Award
Good Sportsmanship Award/Scholarship
Opt Time Award
Low Point Dressage Award

STALLS DO NOT NEED TO BE STRIPPED, but picked appreciated.
49 permanent stalls on grounds; stall doors provided, otherwise temporary stalls on grounds with fronts, electric hook up, 10 x 10. 
Stable Assignments:  GROUPS please enter using the same name in block for reservation, i.e, stable name or one person's last name. 
Veterinarian: James E. McNutt, DVM (319) 430-1374, Alana T. McNutt, DVM  319-330-7329.
Blacksmith: Located at Barn A

Quality Inn & Suites-5 mi (319) 354-2000
Travel Lodge - 5.5 mi (319)-351-1010  
Homewood Suite, 8 mi (319) 338-3410 (new) 
Hampton Inn-8 mi (319) 351-6600
Holiday Inn Hotel-9 mi., (319) 351-5049
Marriott 8 mi (319) 664-4000
Multiple hotels all within 10 miles. Large university town; see website for additional hotels and restaurant information.
Camping: will receive tag to display. Electrical hook-ups available on event grounds, reservations, pre-paid


Test and arena sizes:  P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test B-Standard  T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN/Starter-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm.  Established grass rings

Plans are in place to extend prelim distance, enlarge water complex and reverse course with new jumps at each level. Changes are conditional due to weather and approval of CD pending design. Aerovation of galloping lanes, and rings, if needed. 
P-3200m @ 520mpm  T-2200m @ 420 mpm  N-2000m @ 400 mpm. BN-1800m @ 350 mpm. Covered bridge, galloping flats, hills, wooded, pastoral, banks, steps, water complex, dew pond, and sunken road.  P - forward and educational course. T -  educational with water, dew pond, steps, bank and stream N - natural fences, combination, corner, two stride steps/option, water complex, dew pond and terrain.
Our course design for Starter and BN is to provide a quiet, safe ,diverse/educational, and enjoyable/fun X-country course! BN - Natural fences, water complex, dew pond and terrain.  Starter: Natural fences to 2ft, dew pond/and or water with terrain.
Other Information:
Cross-country course closed June 15
Concessions on grounds during show hours 
Golf cart drivers must be 18 years old
No unauthorized motorized vehicles on X-C
Dogs must be leashed; Please no dogs on the cross-country course during Saturday competition 
Competitor/Volunteer Party: Harry Potter themed with cool "potions" grilled meats, veggies, treats and sweets

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