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Surefire H.T. (Jun 2015) Omnibus Listing

Change Made 06/08/2015
Comment: 6/8-The horse trials will run over 2-days, June 20-21.
Depending on overall numbers some division may change days. Definite schedule will be posted on the website the Friday after closing date.
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USEA Event ID: 15947
Surefire H.T. | Purcellville, VA (AREA II)

Event Date: Jun 20-21, 2015

Open Date: May 05 Close Date: Jun 02


Address: Jeb Stuart Rd., Purcellville, VA 20132
From Winchester, VA: Rt. 7 East to 1st Purcellville exit. At bottom of ramp, turn right. At 7-11 Store, turn right on Rt. 690 South. Travel 6.8 mi. to left turn on Jeb Stuart Rd. Parking at 1st drive on right. DO NOT FOLLOW MAPQUEST directions turning you onto Snickersville Turnpike to access Jeb Stuart Rd.  

From Leesburg, VA: Rt. 7 West to exit for Rt. 287. At bottom of ramp, turn left. At T-intersection, turn right. Travel through Purcellville to 2nd 7-11 store. Turn left on Rt. 690 South. Travel 6.8 miles to left turn on Jeb Stuart Road. Parking at 1st drive on right. DO NOT FOLLOW MAPQUEST directions turning you onto Snickersville Turnpike to access Jeb Stuart Rd.  

From Middleburg, VA: Rt. 50 West to right turn onto Rt. 611. Travel 6.1 mi. to right turn on Jeb Stuart Rd. Parking at 1st drive on right.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:I,P,P-JY,PR
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,T-JY,TR,N,N-JY,NR,BN,BN-JY,BNR

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross-country course open-3 pm.  
Sat: (I/P/T): Dressage-8 am; Show Jumping-10 am; Cross-country-10:30 am.
Sun: (N/BN): Dressage 8 am; Show Jumping-10 am; Cross-country-10:30 am.
SCHEDULE IS VERY  TENTATIVE. Depending on number of entries, schedule is subject to change. Check website at Closing Date for updates.
Starting Times:
Available 6:00pm June 17 on website
Event Officials
TD:  Muffin Pantaze, VA
Judges: Pres: Helen Brettel, VA; Dressage Judges:  Eileen Pritchard Bryan, MD; Heidi Berry, VA; Alison Head, VA; Phoebe Devoe-Moore,MD; Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck, MD 
SJ Judge: Joanne Gelarden, VA
CD:X-C:  Tremaine Cooper, VA   SJ: Tremaine Cooper; Jan Byyny
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Enter with a credit card through
or Mail to Mary Coldren, Secretary, Surefire Farm HT,
P.O. Box 75, Kelton, PA 19346 (302) 547-0695 Fax: (540) 338-9435
email: [email protected]
If doing an electronic entry you must still submit your signature page and copy of coggins within 5 days of entering (if not received within 5 days, postmark will be applied to date on which entry is complete).

Draw checks to Surefire Horse Trials.


Org: Jan Byyny, 20490 St. Louis Road, Purcellville, VA 20132

Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Surefire Horse Trials.
Entry: I: $250.00; P: $225.00; T: $185.00; N/BN: $175.00.
Stabling: $120 for the weekend at Morven Park; or $100/night or $265 Thursday-Monday at Great Meadows.
Double Entries:
Post Entry Late Fee: $50.00.
Missing Item Fee: $20 per item.
Entry fee includes a $25 non-refundable office fee. $25 change fee for each change made to entry. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D–no refund Competition cancellation-No refund. Neg. Coggins required within 12 months. If space allows and post entries are accepted there will be a $50 late fee. 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.

Note: all entries not COMPLETE by Sunday June 14 will be charged a $20 per missing item fee. This includes signature pages, coggins, USEA numbers.
Competitor Information

Trophy & 6 ribbons per division. PRIZE MONEY AGAIN THIS YEAR. See Website for details.


Stabling: $120/weekend at Morven Park. 2 bags initial bedding provided, additional bedding must be pre-ordered. Stalls do not need to be stripped. Please send stabling form with entry to Mary Coldren with payment of $120/stall. Stalls limited, book early

Stabling is also available at Great Meadows for $265 for Thursday-Monday or $100/night, but all horses at GM will be required to have proof of inoculations per FEI guidelines. Passports will not be required for Horse Trial horses, but vaccination records will be. Please contact Mary Coldren directly if you wish to stable at Great Meadows. Veterinarian: # will be posted at sec´y´s office. Vet on grounds for competition.

Approx. 20 miles: Holiday Inn, (703) 771-9200. Comfort Suites, (703) 669-1650. Best Western, Leesburg, (703) 777-9400. Days Inn Leesburg, (703) 777-6622. Hampton Inn, (800)HAMPTON. Camping: Not available, no RV hook-ups on grounds.
Test & arena sizes: I-2014 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. 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. Arenas: Grass.
I-2900m @ 550 mpm. P-2500m @ 520 mpm. T-2200m @ 450 mpm. N-2000 m 400 mpm. BN-1800m @ 350 mpm. Open rolling pastureland, moderate difficulty. Tracks will be aerated.
Other Information:
Cross-country course open for schooling after June 26 by appointment. Call Surefire Farm (540) 338-0797. Concessions available on grounds. Dogs are welcome, but must be leashed at ALL times per USEF rules. Water for horses will be provided, but it is recommended that you travel with some if you can.

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