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Paradise Farm HT (May 2015) Omnibus Listing

Change Made 04/30/2015
Comment: The horse trials will run over one-day, May 23rd.
Stabling fee changed from $165.00 to $175.00. Late fee changed from $50.00 to $65.00.  NSF charge changed from $50.00 to $100.00.
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USEA Event ID: 15876
Paradise Farm HT | Aiken, SC (AREA III)

Event Date: May 23, 2015

Open Date: Apr 07 Close Date: May 05

Address: 4069 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC 29805
From Atlanta: I-20 East, exit 22 turn right on Rt. 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 Rt 302. Paradise Farm is 2nd farm on left.
From Columbia, I-20W: Exit 33. Turn left on Rt 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 Rt 4 towards Aiken, that merges with Rt. 302. Paradise Farm is on the right, 1 mile past Stiefle Rd. Directions to Buckleigh Farms Turn Left out of Paradise Farm onto Rte 302 3 miles up 302 turn left into Buckleigh Farm. Follow Signs.


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

Tentative Schedule:

Fri: Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Dressage - 8 am; Show Jumping- 11:00 am; Cross-country.

Starting Times:
Available May, 22, 2012 - on website and will be emailed. Postcards will not be sent.
Event Officials
TD:  Pat Maykuth, GA
Judges:  Pres:  Nanci Lindroth, NC    Dressage Judge:  Kate Hutchins, SC
CD:X-C:  John Williams, NY       SJ: Lellie Ward
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Cindy Swartz-Secretary
4069 Wagener Rd.
Aiken, SC  29805
[email protected]
Draw checks to Paradise Farm


Org: Lellie Ward, (same as above)

Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Paradise Farm.
Entry: Per division: P: $ 200.00; T-BN $195.00; Starter: $175.00.
Stabling: $175.00.
Grounds Fee: $ 35.00 (non-stabled horses).
Late Fee: $65.00.

Entry fee includes a $25 non-refundable office fee. Double entries: Not accepted. BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay additional $25 with entry. Starter: USEA membership/non-membership fees are waived and starter, d&m fees do not apply. Paradise Farm will be using the plastic competition pinnies and will be supplying the competitor with a paper number only.  All scratches & changes must be in writing to sec'y, email OK. All changes incur a $25 fee.  NSF charges $100. Late Fee: $65 after closing date. 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. Stabling/No refunds. 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.
Neg. Coggins required within 12 months for all horses. Entry status will be posted on website after draw date: There will be a mandatory $65 fee for all entries made after closing date May 5, 2015.  There will be $100 fee for returned checks in addition to bank charges.

Competitor Information
6 ribbons per division.
$175.00 stall from noon Friday to 6 pm Sunday. $25.00 per stall per day if needed longer. $35/horse grounds fee for non-stabled horses. Permanent stall doors on stables. Shavings available for purchase, further info from sec'y. $25 stall cleaning fee required on separate check. Stalls to be stripped prior to departure. Call or email ahead to order shavings and have them waiting at your stall. Veterinarian: Southern Equine Service (803) 645-7558. # will be posted at stabling office & sec'y's office. Limited hook ups available inquire with secretary for availability.
*Event Sponsors--please support. Pets welcome. Hotel Aiken (877) 817-6690. Comfort Suites (803) 648-2525. Rider discount available. Book Early for special rate. Holiday Inn Express-15 mi., (803) 648-0999. Hampton Inn-15 mi., (803) 648-2525. Sleep Inn (803) 644-9900. Camping: Primitive on farm, limited hook-ups. B&B Town and Country Inn (803) 642-0270. Stalls available.*Rose Hill Estates (803) 648 1181.
Test & arena sizes: P/PT-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T/TN-2014 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN/Starter-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Starter-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm.
P-3000m @ 520 mpm. T-2500 m @ 420 mpm. N-2000 m @ 350 mpm. BN-2000m @ 350 mpm, , max. fence height 2'6". Starter fences not to exceed 2'3", may include ditches, banks and water.  Terrain: Hilly, Challenging, very good footing. All courses: Very solid, big, bold, galloping, hilly, excellent footing. Water jump - all levels.
Other Information:
Cross-country course closed April 9.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Food on grounds.
DOGS must be leashed.
Paradise Farm has a one-way entry/exit system. This system is clearly posted on the website and will be enforced. Please make sure to enter/exit in appropriate places for safety reasons.
Schooling is available after Horse Trials. Please check website or in event office. There will also be a $100 per entry late fee for entries postmarked after May 5, 2015.

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