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GMHA Festival of Eventing August Horse Trials (Aug 2014) Omnibus Listing

GMHA Festival of Eventing - Beginner Novice through Intermediate levels with inaugural CIC* division

One Day Event: Friday, August 8, 2014 - Beginner Novice only held this day - Novice

Two Day Event: Saturday - Sunday, August 9 & 10, 2014 -  Novice through Intermediate with additional CIC*

Competitor Party - Saturday Night

Trade Fair - all weekend
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USEA Event ID: 15682
GMHA Festival of Eventing August Horse Trials | South Woodstock, VT (AREA I)

Event Date: Aug 08-10, 2014

Open Date: Jun 24 Close Date: Jul 22


GMHA, 5491 South Road, South Woodstock, VT  05071
From West: NY Thruway to 1-87 northway to exit 20. Take Rte 149 to Fort Ann, then Rte 4 east to Rutland then Woodstock. Take right on Rte 106 before Woodstock Inn south 6 miles to GMHA.
From South: I-91 to Ascutney exit 8, Rte 131 west 7 miles to Rte 106 north, 12 miles to GMHA. 
From East: I-89 north to exit 1 in VT. Take Rte 4 west to Woodstock, Then right on Rte 106 south to GMHA. SPEED limit 25 mph strictly enforced in Woodstock.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:CIC1,I,P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,N,BN

Tentative Schedule:
Thurs: Barns open for arrivals 2pm, Cross Country opens 3pm.
Fri: One Day: BN/N Dressage 7:30am Show Jumping 10am, X-C 5 minutes after completion of Show Jumping.
Sat: CIC*, I, P, T, N Dressage-7:30am; Show Jumping-10 am
Sun: Cross-country-7:30 am
Starting Times:

Times will be posted on and Check program for official times

Event Officials
TD: I,P Gretchen Butts, MD  Assistant TD: T,N,BN Curtis Green, VT
Judges: Pres: Susan Graham White, MD Steward: Francis Cross, MA 
Dressage Judges: Lisa Cox, NC; Keith Angstadt, MA; Jerilynn Nieder, NH; Mary Savidge, VT
VET: Eric Swinebroad SJ Judge:  James Gornall, MA 
CD: X-C: (I) Tremaine Cooper, VA; (P,T,N,BN) Janine McClain, VT  SJ: Tremaine Cooper; Janine McClain
Entry Information

Send Entries to:

GMHA Festival of Eventing August Horse Trials Secretary, PO Box 8, South Woodstock, VT  05071, 802-457-1509 ,[email protected] 


Org: Green Mountain Horse Association

Event Fees Directory: Make a check for each horse & rider combinations and make payable to GMHA.

Entry fee CIC*: $350.00
Entry fee all other levels: $200.00
Stabling fee: $100.00 for Friday and Saturday night; $40.00 for Thursday night
Grounds fee: $20.00 per entry for non-stabled horses
Please indicate NOVICE ONE DAY or TWO DAY competition on entry. Mail paper USEA 2014 Entry and Stabling form, Coggins (dated after 8/1/13) and Rabies certificate with check to GMHA postmarked on opening date, one check per horse and rider combination.  Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant, based on discretion of management; state preferences under the eligible section.  Confirmation status will be posted on and USEA membership required at Beginner Novice level and above. Beginner Novice competitors must be USEA members or pay the non-member fee.  CIC*, Intermediate and Preliminary competitors (rider & owner & trainer & coach) must submit copies of USEF membership card or pay USEF non member fee. You will be given paper number to be worn in your own pinny. All changes must be made in writing, mail, fax or email. There will be a $30 change fee for ANY change to an entry after the closing date; ex. change of horse or rider or division. There is a $30 fee for any bounced checks. Refunds: scratches received in writing on or before closing date will be refunded minus a $25 office fee.  No refunds of any fees after closing date. 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 office fees, and shall be returned within 30 days of the competition to any rider who does not start the dressage test.
CIC Riders and horses must be registered with the FEI. U.S. horses must have a National or FEI passport. All foreign horses must have an FEI Passport. 

Competitor Information
Trophy and 8 ribbons for each division. GMHA Member special award for best overall score at any level. Eileen Wilmot Scholarship sponsored by Birch Hill Farm is awarded in the JYOP  & JYOI divisions. Rozo McLaughlin award sponsored by Area 1 Adult Riders goes to lowest scoring adult amateur.

155 permanent box stall and 42 portable stalls, all with solid doors. No bedding or hay provided; available for sale $10 per bale/bag. No tack stalls available. Stalls are to be stripped upon departure. You will be billed $50 for dirty stall. Vet/Farrier on call Thursday, on grounds Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

 Visit for accommodations list or Woodstock Chamber VT.   Town of Woodstock Zoning prohibits camping of any kind on GMHA grounds.
CIC1*-2009  FEI One-Star Test A-Std I 2014 USEF Intermediate Eventing Test A-Std P  2014 USEF Preliminary Eventing Test B-Std. T- 2014 USEF Training Eventing Test B-Sm. N 2014 USEF Novice Eventing Test B-Sm. BN 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Eventing Test B-Sm.   Sand and grass arenas
CIC1*-2800m at 520 mpm. I-3000m at 550 mpm.  P -2800m at 520 mpm.  T -2400m at 450 mpm. N -2000m at 350 mpm.  BN -1600m at 350 mpm.   Terrain: hilly, much water, fields and woods.
Other Information:
Cross-country is closed July 8. No wheeled or motorized vehicles on Cross country course. Concession on grounds during show hours. Strict Dog Policy: Pets must be leashed at all times, $50 fee for each off leash occurence. No dogs allowed on cross country course on cross country day. Horses must wear bridle number when out of stall. Cell phone coverage is unreliable in Vermont and non existent at GMHA. Bring a calling card.

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