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FENCE H.T. (Apr 2015) Omnibus Listing

Redesigned course. Early entry discount offered.  Team challenges offered by Division and a College Team Challenge.  Starter Division will be for Starter Riders only and will include a complimentary XC course walk, viewing of a video that details XC rules, helpful pointers on Dressage and Stadium--all designed to help the first time eventer.
Change Made 01/27/2016
Comment: Early entry dates and postmarked entry dates adjusted, see listing.
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USEA Event ID: 15870
FENCE H.T. | Landrum, SC (AREA III)

Event Date: Apr 11-12, 2015

Open Date: Feb 24 Close Date: Mar 24

Directions:
Address: 3381 Hunting Country Rd., Tryon, NC 28782. Directions also available on www.fence.org From I-26: SC Exit #1 at Landrum; towards Landrum for 1.5 miles; right on Bomar Ave.; one block to right on Prince Rd. Go 1.7 miles to left on Hunting Country Rd. just BEFORE crossing Interstate Bridge; 0.5 miles to FENCE Equestrian Center on left. All turns marked by FENCE signs.

Divisions

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

Tentative Schedule:

Fri: Stables open at noon, Cross-country course opens-3 pm, Competitor’s Welcome Party 5:00-7:00 pm.
Sat: Dressage 7:30 am; Cross-country 9:30 am; Competitor’s Buffet Dinner 6:00-8:00 pm.
Sun: Show Jumping 8:00 am.  Awards immediately following Divisions.
Final competition schedule will be determined by the number of entries in each division.  Please check website for updates at  www.foothillsridingclub.org

Starting Times:

Start times & stabling info will be available by 6:00 pm Wednesday, April 8th on www.foothillsridingclub.org. Please include an email address on entry form and times will be emailed to you.  No postcards will be sent.

Event Officials

TD: Sue Smithson, NC
Judges: Pres: Nanci Lindroth, NC   Dressage Judges: Jodi Lees, SC; Nancy Pope SC; Holly Matt, NC
CD:X-C: Greg Schlappi, SC     SJ: Lewis Pack, SC

 

Entry Information

Send Entries to:

KC Betzel
126 Wood Drive
Landrum, SC 29356
Phone: 702-300-4455, Email: [email protected]
FAX: 828-863-2382
Entries mailed to Secretary must include entry form with signed release, entry and deposit checks, copy of current Coggins, copies of USEF/USEA memberships (if applicable). All correspondence from the Secretary will be via email...make sure your email address is legible!

Draw checks to FENCE Horse Trials

Enter on-Line: www.EventEntries.com or Xentry.  If submitting an electronic entry through EventEntries or Xentry and paying by credit card be sure to upload your signed signature page and current negative Coggins to the Secretary within 5 days of entering (if not postmarked within 5 days, entry will be assigned a postmark on the date complete). Be aware that the vendor may charge a nominal fee for services.

If submitting an electronic entry through EventEntries or Xentry and paying with a check(s) you must submit your check(s), original signature page and copy of coggins to the Secretary within 5 days of entering (if not postmarked within 5 days, entry will be assigned a postmark on the date complete), include a copy of entry form or receipt from either EventEntry or Xentry.  

BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay extra $25 with entry. If oversubscribed, priority given to USEA members.
Starter competitors are exempt from USEA Starter/D&M fees and USEA Membership/non-membership fees do not apply.

Withdrawals or changes must be submitted in writing to the secretary (Fax or Email is acceptable). Submit $25 for each change. No changes after April 6th. Incomplete entries receive no postmark until the day they are made complete. Check web site after C.D. for entry status.
Neg. Coggins required for all horses within 12 months of the date of the show. Copy of Coggins must be sent to the Secretary.

Check web site for all updates: 
www.foothillsridingclub.org 

Organizer:

Org: Foothills Riding Club, Contact: Margo Savage 828-863-4924 or [email protected] 
Comp Mngmt: FENCE, day phone during competition: 828-859-9092, after hours:702-300-4455.

Fees:

Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to FENCE Horse Trials.

All horses on grounds must be entered or registered as non-competing.
P/T/N/BN: Early Entry postmarked by March 15th $175.00. Entries postmarked March 16th-March 29th $195.00.  Entries postmarked after March 29th $235.00.
Starter: $130.00 (exempt from USEF, USEA and non-membership fees; USEA Starter, D&M fee do not apply).
Stabling: $120.00 .
Tack Stall: $50.00.
Stall Cleaning Deposit: $50.00 (stall and tack stall must be stripped and swept clean).
Grounds fee: $25.00 (non-stabled horses for entire event).
Non-Competing Horse fee: $25.00 per day.
Camping for the event: $50.00.

Entries:

All entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. $40 Late fee for entries received after closing date. $50.00 NSF fee.Double entries: Not accepted. Number of entries per rider may be limited at the discretion of the Secretary.
Any entries not complete by the closing date
will be charged a $20 late fee, this means we must have all forms, documents, signature and funds, or it will be considered late and will be charged the $20 late fee. Post entries accepted if space available must pay $40 late fee. (all checks/funds postmarked after close date will be charged this $40 Post entry fee).
Refunds:
Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.-Entry/stabling-Less $25 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list.  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.
Changes: Withdrawals or changes must be submitted in writing to the sec'y (Fax or Email is acceptable). Submit $25 for each change.
No changes after 3:00 pm April 4th. Incomplete entries receive no postmark until the day they are made complete. Check web sites after C.D. for entry status.
Neg. Coggins required for all horses within 12 months of the date of the show.  Copy of Coggins must accompany entry.
Check web site for all updates: www.foothillsridingclub.org .

 

Competitor Information
Awards:
Prize & 8 ribbons per division. Team challenge award for Divisional Team Challenge.  Collegiate Team award.
Stabling/Veterinarian:

$120 stall from noon Fri. to 5 pm Sun. Tack stall: $50. 302 perm. stalls on grounds. No portable stalls allowed. Stall doors/initial bedding (2 bags shavings) provided. Order your additional bedding on the stabling form.  Additional bedding, $6/bag. $50 stall cleaning fee required on SEPARATE CHECK. Stalls (includes tack stall) to be stripped and swept clean prior to departure. $25 grounds fee for horses not stabled at event.
Veterinarian on grounds:  Bibi Freer 864-415-4936.
Farrier: Hank Heintzberger, 828-817-0323. On grounds and on-call.

Accommodations:

Columbus: Day's Inn-10 mi., (828) 894-3303. Check FENCE web site for an updated list of additional area accommodations.

Dressage:

Test & arena sizes:  All tests in small arena. P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A. T-2014 USEF Training Test A. N-2014 USEF Novice Test A. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A. Starter-2011 USDF Intro Test A. Arenas: All-weather stone dust arenas; warm-up: stone dust &/or grass.

Cross-Country:

P: Approximately 2600m @ 520 mpm. T: Approximately 2400m @ 420 mpm. N: Approximately 2200m @ 350mpm. BN: Approximately 2000m @ 325 mpm. Starter: Approximately [email protected] 275mpm (12 obstacles, max. height 2 feet). Terrain: Hilly. All courses: Average technicality at all levels.  Starter course may include a water option.

Other Information:

Cross-country course closed March 14.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry. Be sure to include horse and rider experience in the appropriate place on the entry form! If entries exceed 150 then Starter will do Dressage on Saturday and on Sunday they will do Stadium first and then XC.
Food Concession Stand on grounds opens Friday at noon-4 pm; Saturday 6 am-3 pm; Sunday 6 am-3 pm.
Dogs must be leashed with person attached.
Competitor’s party or refreshments…...Friday: fun party event at the Gordon Wright Pavilion from 5:00-7:00 pm.  Competitor gets one ticket, $10 guest fee, send with entry or purchase at check-in. Saturday:  Buffet style dinner at the Gordon Wright Pavilion from 6:00-8:00 pm. Competitor gets one ticket, $10 guest fee, send with entry or purchase at check-in. More information on these parties will be sent to competitors two weeks prior to event.
TEAM CHALLENGE: in conjunction with Tryon Riding & Hunt Club.  Teams consist of four riders competing in the same Division (P, T, N, BN or Starter Division). The best three weighted scores will be used to determine final team standings.  Write your team name on your entry form.  If you wish to ride on a team but do not have enough riders to form one please email the Secretary and she will help you get on a team.  There is no additional fee to compete as a team.  Prizes awarded to first place winners of each Division at the conclusion of this event and a grand prize awarded to the winners of each Division at the conclusion of the Tryon Riding and Hunt Club Horse Trials at FENCE in the fall.
COLLEGE TEAM CHALLENGE: Enter your College Team (may be across Divisions) for the College Team Grand Prize.There is no additional fee to compete as a team.  Prizes will be awarded to all members of the first place team.

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