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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event (Apr 2015) Omnibus Listing

USEF CCI4* Championship

Dubarry of Ireland Nations Team Challenge

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USEA Event ID: 15902
Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event | Lexington, KY (AREA VIII)

Event Date: Apr 22-26, 2015

Open Date: Close Date:
FEI Open Date: Feb 24 FEI Close Date: Mar 24


Address: Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY [North of Lexington]
From I-75: Exit 120. Other Highways: Watch for 'Kentucky Horse Park' signs. Enter at Main Gate of Park; left at roundabout onto Cigar Lane, drive directly to Stable Office.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:CCI4

Tentative Schedule:
Mon & Tues: Horses may arrive 8 am to 6 pm. Earlier or later arrivals MUST be cleared with Director of Competition. Horses MUST arrive by 8 am Wed.
Wed: Competitor Briefing - 10 am; Cross-Country Test Course Walk follows briefing; Luncheon follows; First Horse Inspection - 3 pm; Sponsor & Competitor Welcome Reception - 7 pm.
Thurs: Dressage - 9 am.
Fri: Dressage - 9 am.
Sat: Cross-Country Test - 11 am.
Sun: Second Horse Inspection - 8:30 am; Jumping Test - 1 pm.
Starting Times:
Tentative times available April 17 at Definite times available April 22, at EEI Info Booths, Stable Office and, one hour after completion of Horse Inspection.
Event Officials
TD: Tom Ryckewaert, (BEL) Asst. TD: Jonathan Clissold (GBR) & Andrew Temkin (USA)
Ground Jury: Pres: Angela Tucker (GBR), Dr. Ernst Topp (GER), Wayne Quarles (USA)
CD: X-C: Derek di Grazia (USA) SJ: Richard Jeffery (GBR)
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI)
Vanessa Coleman
P.O. Box 12110
Lexington, KY 40580-2110
(859) 233-2362, fax (859) 254-5116
Email: [email protected]

Draw checks to Equestrian Events, Inc. (US Funds Only)

Org: Equestrian Events, Inc., Vanessa Coleman, Director of Competition (same as above).

Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Equestrian Events, Inc. (US Funds Only).
Entry: U.S. $100.
Stabling: $150/stall; Tack stall: $150/stall.
Refunds: Before C.D.-In full; After C.D.-Entry less $25 fee/Stabling-In full. NOTE: NO REFUNDS IF RIDER HAS NOT ADVISED EEI OFFICE OF SCRATCH BY EMAIL BY 4 pm, APRIL 20. Competition cancellation-Full. Neg. Coggins required for all horses within 12 months. (Copy MUST accompany Entry & Horse). USEA Starter Fee Refund Policy: The USEA Starter fee ($21), is not subjected to office fees, and shall be returned within 30 days of the competition to any rider who does not present at the first horse inspection.
CERTIFICATE OF VETERINARY INSPECTION: (CVI, formerly termed Health Certificate: WITHIN 30 DAYS MUST ACCOMPANY EACH HORSE. HORSES MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY VALID FEI PASSPORT. HORSES MUST BE ON GROUNDS BY 8 AM, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. *KY regulations require that CVI include 'all tests that have been conducted as well as all vaccinations including vaccination date and type of vaccine used.' For competition horses or horses accompanying competition horses that have an FEI Passport, reference the passport number on the CVI. This will provide the required vaccination information.
Competitor Information
Ribbons & prize money per every 4 starters or through 20th place, whichever is greater. Prize money paid by check to OWNER OF HORSE AS LISTED ON PASSPORT; mailed to owner after tax information is provided to EEI. NOTE: OWNER LISTED ON ENTRY MUST BE THE SAME AS OWNER LISTED IN FEI PASSPORT. Total prize money of $300,000. Dubarry of Ireland Nations Team Challenge to award ribbons and prize money to the 1st-3rd (if 3 teams) OR 1st-4th (if 4 or more teams). Prize money paid by check to OWNER OF HORSE AS LISTED ON PASSPORT; mailed to owner after tax information is provided to EEI. NOTE: OWNER LISTED ON ENTRY MUST BE THE SAME AS OWNER LISTED IN FEI PASSPORT. Total prize money of $20,000. Trophies: Rolex Trophy-Winner. Coman Trophy-Breeder of Winning Horse. USET Foundation Pinnacle Cup-Highest placed US Rider. Carimati Cup-Highest placed Foreign Rider. Bank One Trophy-Highest placed Rider/Owner. Reeves Trophy-Highest placed Young Rider. Zeppa International Trophy-Best Turned-Out Pair at Horse Inspections. Best Conditioned Horse Trophy. Prizes to 2nd & 3rd place. Completion mementos to all who complete the competition.
$150/stall (horse or tack)/night, from noon Monday 4/20 to noon Monday 4/27. Additional nights are $25/night/stall, please contact EEI for early arrivals. 450 permanent 10' x 10' stalls on grounds. Stall doors/initial bedding only (2 bales straw or shavings) provided. (Indicate preference on Stabling form.) Feed/Hay/Bedding available for purchase at Please note: the date & approximate time of arrival MUST be indicated on stabling form. Arrivals before Monday, April 20 will be placed in holding stalls outside of the FEI stabling! Veterinarian: A. Kent Allen, DVM, on grounds. # will be posted at Stable Office. PLEASE NOTE: Horses stabled in fenced enclosure with 24-hour security and restricted access. All horses MUST be examined BEFORE entering stables (Examination Upon Arrival - FEI Rules). No horses may enter stabling enclosure without prior exam. Arrivals after 6 pm or before 8 am, or any horses without proper papers, will be stabled in holding stalls, provided by management, until examined and approved. FEI rules allow only the following persons connected with the horse access to Competition Stables: Rider; a maximum of two (2) Owners at any one time; Trainer (as listed on Entry); One (1) Groom/horse; Veterinarian accompanying competitor. Only Official Event Farrier allowed in Competition Stables. Photo ID issued by Competition Organizer required for access to Competition Stables at all times. Sampling Procedure for Prohibited Substances (FEI Vet Regs, Ch. V & VI and Annex IV) Regular sampling is carried out in CCI 4/3*, CCIOs, World Cup Qualifiers and Finals, Championships and Games, whereas at other CCIs sampling is recommended. When testing takes place, the number of horses tested is at the discretion of the Testing Veterinarian/Veterinary Delegate; however, a minimum of three is recommended (FEI Vet Regs Art. 1016).

If you are even remotely considering entering, RESERVATIONS SHOULD BE MADE IMMEDIATELY BECAUSE OF OTHER ACTIVITIES IN AREA AND SPECTATORS MAKING RESERVATIONS AS THEY LEFT KY LAST YEAR (You can always cancel). Go to website,, and click on Visitor's Guide. Camping: Kentucky Horse Park camp ground now accepts reservations and you are urged to MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY; Please call (888) 459-7275 or reserve online at

Test & arena size: CCI4*: 2009 FEI Four-Star Test A - Std. Arena: All weather ottosport.

6500 m (approx.) @ 570 mpm. Course: Championship course. Terrain: Rolling bluegrass.

Other Information:
Dubarry of Ireland Nations Team Challenge - Format to be finalized prior to Opening Date, February 24, 2015.  Contact Vanessa Coleman at [email protected] for complete details.
Course Closing: Cross-country course closed at all times. NO advanced cross-country obstacles at the Kentucky Horse Park may be schooled without permission of Equestrian Events, Inc.
Limit on Horses: Competitors may ride at the most three (3) horses. Consideration may be given for four (4), but request must be made in writing with reasons.
Schedule of the Competition: For important information, ALL potential entrants should read the Schedule prior to sending entry, Schedule can be found at or requested from Secretary.
Dogs: MUST be leashed or they will be immediately impounded by an Animal Control Officer. Dogs are not permitted in hospitality tents or grandstands.
Food/Entertainment: Food available on grounds. Complimentary Competitors/Owners/Grooms' Luncheon, Wednesday, April 24; Sponsor &Competitor Welcome Reception, Wednesday, April 22. Lunch Tickets provided to Grooms (one per horse) for the period Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26.
Young Riders: YRs MUST state complete birth date (mm/dd/yy) to qualify for the highest placing Young Rider Trophy.
Foreign Competitors: All foreign entries must be made by their national federation (NF). Entries made on the USEA CCI Entry Form will be provisionally accepted, dependent upon receipt in the Equestrian Events, Inc. Office by 4 pm, March 24, of the formal entry from your NF.

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