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Paradise Farm H.T. (Oct 2014) Omnibus Listing

Change Made 08/05/2014
Comment: Entry fee adjustments - see listing.  
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USEA Event ID: 15754
Paradise Farm H.T. | Aiken, SC (AREA III)

Event Date: Oct 18, 2014

Open Date: Sep 02 Close Date: Sep 30


Address: 4069 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC 29805
From Atlanta: I-20 East, exit 22 turn right on Rte 1. 1 mile turn left on Beaver Dam Rd. At 2nd stop sign, turn left on Cook's Bridge Rd. 6/10 mile turn right on Shaw's Fork Rd. At 3rd stop sign turn left on Rte 302. Paradise Farm is 2nd farm on left.
From Columbia, I-20W: Exit 33. Turn left on Rte 39. 4 miles turn right on Short Leaf Rd. 1 mile turn right on New Holland Rd. 8 miles turn left on Shaw's Fork Rd. At 2nd stop sign turn left on Rt 302. Paradise Farm is 2nd farm on left.
From Charleston, I-26 N: Exit for Hwy 301 to Orangeburg. In Orangeburg turn on Rte 4 toward Aiken, that merges with Rte 302. Paradise Farm is on the right, 1 mile past Stiefle Rd.


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

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross-country open-3 pm.
Sat: Dressage-8am; Show Jumping; tentatively 10 am. Cross country will follow directly after SJ
Starting Times:

Available October 15 on website and will be emailed. Postcards will not be sent.

Event Officials
TD: Pat Maykuth, GA
Judges: Pres:  Mary Lewis, GA   Dressage Judge: Kate Hutchins, SC
CD:XC:  John Williams, NC  SJ: Lellie Ward
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Cindy Swartz
4069 Wagener Rd
Aiken, SC 29805
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (803) 507-4577
Draw checks to Paradise Farm


Org: Lellie Ward, (same as above)

Event Fees Directory - see individual section for details. Draw checks to Paradise Farm Horse Trials
Entry: Per division:
All P: $200.00; All T: $195.00; All N: $185.00; All BN: $185.00;  Starter $125.00
Grounds Fee: $25.00 (non-stabled horses)
Stabling: $125.00 Friday-Sun
Muck fee: $25 (separate check)
Shavings: $7/bag
Additional days:  $25.00 per day
Entry fee includes a $25.00 non-refundable office fee. Note: Starter entrants: USEA Starter and Drugs & Medication fees do not apply, and USEA membership & horse registration is not required. Double entries: Not accepted. BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay additional $25.00 with entry.  There is a $50.00 late fee after closing date. All scratches & changes must be in writing to sec'y; email, fax OK. All changes incur a $25.00 fee. NSF checks incur a $50.00 fee. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED OR PROCESSED WITHOUT PAYMENT. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.-Stabling-No refund. No refunds after C.D! 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-No refund. Neg. Coggins required within 12 months for all horses; must accompany entry.
Competitor Information

6 ribbons per division.

Please use stabling forms. Stabling $125.00, Fri-Sun. $25.00 muck fee separate check -will be destroyed with clean stall. Temporary Tent stabling (10x10 with door provided) on grounds. Stalls must be stripped prior to departure.Stalls may be available for additional days at $25.00 per day per stall. Further info available from Sec'y and on website. $25 grounds fee for non-stabled horses. Veterinarian: Southern Equine, (803) 645-7558. # will be posted at stabling office & sec'y's office. Please contact secretary well in advance if you need additional shavings or feed.
*Rider discount available. Book Early for special rate. *Pets welcomed! Event sponsors--please support. *Comfort Suites, Aiken, (803) 641-1100. Hotel Aiken 8 miles, (803) 648 4265. *Hampton Inn-15 mi., (803) 648-2525. Sleep Inn-(803) 644-9900. Town and Country Inn, Bed Breakfast and Stables-(803)642-0270).Rose Hill Estate,( 803) 648 1181
Test & arena sizes: P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Starter -2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: Sand and grass if entries warrant.
P-3000 m @ 520 mpm. T-2600 m @ 450 mpm. N-2200 m @ 400 mpm. BN-2000 m @ 350 mpm/max. fence height 2'6". Starter fences not to exceed 2'3", may include ditches, banks and water. Terrain: Hilly, Challenging, superb footing on well established turf. All courses: Solid, inviting & bold, for horses with some experience at this level. Water jump and changes on all courses.Starter course encouraging for green horses but hilly.
Other Information:
Cross-country course closed October 1.
Levels may be divided/ combined as entries warrant; state preferences with numbers under the Eligible Section; be sure to include qualifications and birth date on entry.
Great food on grounds.
Informal party for volunteers and competitors Saturday night, hosted by Paradise Farm on grounds. Food and drinks. Please indicate to secretary early  if you pan to attend so we can get enough food!
Incomplete entries will be dealt with as per USEF rules and may not be accepted. Please pay attention. 
Paradise Farm has a strict one-way system for parking cars and trailers. Please pay attention to directions on Website and road signs at the event. Ask fellow competitors for information before you come. Late entries will be acessed a $25.00 penalty and bounced checks will be acessed a $50.00 fee plus bank charges.
Open schooling at Paradise Farm  after event. XC $50 and SJ $25. Please sign up with secretary.
Dogs welcome. Please keep on leash at all time.

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