University of New Hampshire H.T. (Sep 2014) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: Sep 27-28, 2014
Open Date: Aug 12 Close Date: Sep 09
Address: UNH Equine Center, 278 Mast Rd, Durham, NH 03824
To UNH from Portsmouth (Rte. 95): Rte. 4 west for 10 miles to Rte. 155-A (UNH exit), left off ramp. First left on Mast Road. Follow signs to stabling & parking.
From West: As above, except turn right off ramp.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,N,BN
Fri: Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Sat: Dressage-8 am.
Sun: Show Jumping-7:30 am; Cross-country- immediately after show jumping. We use the compressed format: competitors will ride their show jumping round dressed to go cross-country and will have a twenty minute break after completing their show jumping course. They will then proceed directly to the cross-country start.
Available September 24 at www.area1usea.org and www.equine.unh.edu (click on Events/Competitions then 'Horse Trials' in side bar).
Judges: Pres: Joan Fleser, NY Dressage Judge: Janet Briggs, NH Dressage/Show Jumping Judge: Rick Pearson, MA
CD:XC: Dr. James Gornall, MA, SJ: Christina Keim, NH
Send Entries to:
Liz Oertel Johnson, Secretary
University of New Hampshire Equine Center
278 Mast Road
Durham, NH 03824
[email protected] EMAIL IS PREFERRED.
Draw checks to U.N.H.
Christina Keim, Manager and Chair of Organizing Committee, UNH Equine Program, 278 Mast Road, Durham, NH 03824, (603) 862-1174 days, Fax (603) 862-3704, [email protected] EMAIL PREFERRED
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee.
Negative Coggins WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF COMPETITION DATE is required for all horses. Coggins MUST be received BEFORE competition - May be faxed. Entries with invalid Coggins upon closing date will be assessed an incomplete fee. Coggins bled prior to September 28, 2013 are invalid.
UNH will accept online entries submitted through www.equestrianentries.com (may pay here by credit card).
Preference will be given to complete entries mailed on opening date. Incomplete entries will be accepted as space allows, but all issues (including invalid Coggins) must be resolved by closing date. Entries not complete at close risk being replaced by a complete entry that is on wait list. Any entry that is not complete at close for any reason (including missing emergency contact info) will be assessed a $20 incomplete fee. Post-closing date entries may be accepted at organizer discretion but will incur an additional fee of $50. Please do not expect to be able to enter this competition post-closing date. Double entries: Not accepted. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.-No refunds unless scratch is accompanied by a vet or medical note AND scratch can be replaced with an entry on wait list. All withdrawals must be in writing. Withdrawals or changes will not be accepted by phone; must mail, fax, or email. 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-Only USEF/USEA fees refunded. No refund on stabling.
Cooler & 8 ribbons per division. Special Awards: Lowest and Second Lowest Scoring Pony Clubber; Lowest Scoring UNH Student/Alumni; Best Scoring Connemara (sponsored by the ACPS); Best Scoring American Saddlebred (sponsored by ASHA)
Please indicate which award you are eligible for (and the name of your Pony Club/year of graduation, whichever is relevant). Connemaras must include a copy of their ACPS membership and registration papers. Saddlebreds must send a copy of the rider's ASHA membership card as well as a copy of the horse's registration certification showing that they are enrolled in the Sport Horse Year End Awards Porgram. Details about special awards can be found at http://www. equine.unh.edu/pdf/horse_trials/ht_awards.pdf
The University of New Hampshire Horse Trials is proud to be a part of the Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P). The T.I.P has provided a high point ribbon and prize and a reserve high point ribbon for the best scoring Jockey Club registered Thoroughbred at each level at all of our 2014 competitions. Riders and horses must have a T.I.P number to be eligible. Please vistit www.tjctip.com for more information or to sign your OTTB up!
$160 from 3 pm Friday to 6 pm Sunday. ARRIVALS AFTER 8 PM MUST BE ARRANGED IN ADVANCE WITH SECRETARY. Staff will be on site until 6:30 PM Friday to assist competitors. 60, 10' x 10' semi-permanent stalls on grounds under metal roof; solid vinyl partitions. Stall doors and first bedding provided (must put bedding in stall yourself). Stalls do not need to be stripped. Veterinarian: Deerfied Vet Clinic (603) 463-7775
Holiday Inn Express (Durham) 603.868.1234 Inquire with the reservations staff for the Equine Events discount rate (not always available). Dunkin Donuts right across the street! Homewood Suites (Dover)- 603.516.0929 - www.dovernh.homewoodsuites.com - 800.CALL.HOME. Hampton Inn (Dover)- 603.516.5600 - www.dover.hamptoninn.com - 800.HAMPTON. Comfort Inn & Suites (Dover) - 603.750.7507 - www.choicehotels.com - 800.4CHOICE. Others available. Contact organizer if more needed. Camping not available.
Test & arena sizes: P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test B-Standard. PT-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Small. T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Small. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Small. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Small. Arenas: 3 sand rings.
P-2800 m @ 520 mpm. PT/T-2100 m @ 420 mpm. N-2000 m @ 350 mpm. BN-1800 m @ 325 mpm. All courses: Average, for horses with some experience at these levels. All courses travel through wooded trails and some fields over mostly level terrain. Ditches, water, drops/banks can be expected at all levels.
Cross-country course only open for schooling by appointment and will be closed completely on September 2 in preparation for the event.
Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry. Please take care when selecting your preferred divisions.
Food on grounds.
Dogs welcome but MUST be leashed.
PARKING IS EXTREMEMLY LIMITED AT UNH. Competitors are encouraged to purchase stabling or to trailer-pool if they are shipping in. Follow all posted signs and parking staff directions regarding parking. Bring a bike. The popular paved lot is designated student parking, and despite repeated requests UNH Parking will NOT ALLOW US TO CLOSE THE LOT or remove the student cars from it for the Trials. We have no control over this. Please respect the multiple uses at our facility and approach our parking with a sense of humor!