King Oak Farm Spring H.T. (May 2015) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: May 09-10, 2015
Open Date: Mar 24 Close Date: Apr 21
Address: 183 College Highway, Southampton, MA 01073.
From Rt. 90 East & West: Exit 3 (Westfield); left on Rt. 10 North, 7 miles, farm on right.
From Rt. 91 North: Exit 15 (Ingleside), left at bottom of ramp, right at the 2nd light (Homestead Ave.), 1 mile turn left at light on Rt. 202 S, 4.2 miles turn right at 2nd light on Rte. 10 North, 3.7 miles to farm on right.
From 91 South: Exit 15 (Ingleside) right at bottom of ramp, right at the 2nd light (Homestead Ave.), 1 mile turn left at light on Rt. 202 S, 4.2 miles turn right at 2nd light on Rte. 10 North, 3.7 miles to farm on right.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,N,BN,BNH,BNR
Fri: Cross?country course open?3 pm.
Sat: Dressage (BN/T/)?7:30 am; Show Jumping (BN/T/)?9 am; Cross-country (BN/T/)?10:30 am.
Sun: Dressage (N/P)?7:30 am; Show Jumping (N/P)?9 am; Cross-country (N/P)?10:30 am.
Available at www.kingoakfarm.com & www.area1usea.org.
Judges: Pres: Rick Pearson, MA Dressage Judges: Mary Savidge, VT; Dorothy Maxfield, NJ
SJ Judge: Andi Hengen, MA
CD: XC/SJ: Tremaine Cooper, VA
Send Entries to:
King Oak Farm PO Box 12
Southampton, MA 01073
Email: [email protected]
Ph: (413) 330-6752 or (413) 527-4454
Fax: (413) 529-0484
During competition: Ph: Call: (413) 330-6752
Draw checks US Funds to King Oak Farm.
Org: Frances & Thomas Cross, (413) 527-4454; (413) 539-8101 during competition.
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee.
Double entries: Not accepted.
BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay $25 USEA non-member fee with entry. If oversubscribed, priority given to USEA members.
ELECTRONIC ENTRIES ACCEPTED through EVENTENTRIES.COM. Incomplete entries will be accepted as space allows, but all issues must be resolved by May 1.
Entries post marked after closing date may be accepted and are subject to a $40 post entry fee, $25 charge for incomplete/incorrect entry/non-negotiable check/each change after C.D. Changes must be written FAXED or EMAIL. No changes accepted after Wednesday, May 6
Permanent Pinney Holder Required.
Refunds: Before C.D.?Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.?Entry/Stabling-No refund. Signed withdrawals must be in writing and received by 9 pm, April 21. Withdrawal or changes will not be accepted by phone. Competition cancellation-No refund. USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy: USEA Starter and D&M Fees shall be returned, within 30 days of the completion of the competition, to any rider who withdraws prior to the start of the dressage test.
Neg. Coggins within 12 months of competition required.
Rider qualifications, and copies of USEA (BN,N,T,P) and USEF (P) cards must accompany entry.
No grounds fee charged.
PLEASE NOTE BNH/BNR/OBN offered.
NON-COMPETE HORSES NOT ALLOWED.
Ribbons 1 - 8 per division.
Temporary stalls. $95/stall/night on grounds. Stalls 10 by 10 with doors. $30 stall cleaning deposit-separate check.
NO BEDDING PROVIDED, SHAVINGS FOR SALE MUST BE REQUESTED WITH ENTRY, $8.00/BAG.
Stabling form must be included with entry. Specify Friday or Saturday night. SATURDAY PM stalls available after 4:00 PM.
Veterinarian: Dr. John Cowley, DVM, (413) 527? 4414; Dr. Robert Schmitt, (413) 665-3626. #'s will be posted at sec'y's stand & in program.
Official Hotel: Holiday Inn Express - 7 mi., Westfield (413) 564-6900, Quality Inn and Suites (N' ton)-8 mi., (800) 941- 3066, (413) 586-1500. Econo Lodge?7 mi.(Westfield) (413-568-2821) Motel 8 (Holyoke)-7mi., (413) 536-1980. Holiday Inn [Holyoke] (413) 534-3311 .Country Inn and Suites[Holyoke] (413) 533-2100. Pomeroy Sugar House - B&B [W'field] (413) 568- 3783 .
Camping: Not available.
Test & arena sizes: P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm; T-2014 USEF Training Test A-Sm; N-2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm; BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A- Sm.
Three Arenas: 1 Grass 20m x 40m, 2 Sand 20m x 40m. Warm up may be on grass.
P‑3200 m @ 520 mpm. T‑2200 m @ 450 mpm. N‑1850 m @ 350 mpm. BN‑1600 m @ 300 mpm/max. fence height 2'7". Terrain: Fields, wooded trails, good galloping. All courses: T/N: Average, for horses with some experience at these levels. BN: Easy, good for first time starter at this level. P-Good galloping, open fields, moderate difficulty. All courses include drops/banks/water and ditches that are appropriate for the beginning of the Event Season
Cross?country course closed April 8.
Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant.
Birth date, signatures, horse/rider #s required for complete entry.
Food on grounds.
Dogs leashed or will be FINED!
Cross Country attire may be worn for Show Jumping.
Approved HELMETS REQUIRED while mounted.