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Cobblestone Farms H.T. (Jul 2015) Omnibus Listing

Change Made 07/08/2015
Comment: 7/8 Post Entries accepted through Friday the 10th up to 9:00 PM on EventEntries. Xentry users Post entries accepted through Thursday July 9th.    
6/23 - The Preliminary Dressage Test B will be ridden in a Standard Arena.  
Secretary's email correction. Changes to late fee and change fees added. Raffle for entries postmarked by June 10. Refer to online listing.
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USEA Event ID: 15996
Cobblestone Farms H.T. | Dexter, MI (AREA VIII)

Event Date: Jul 24-26, 2015

Open Date: Jun 09 Close Date: Jul 07

Address: Stabling - 5601 Zeeb Road., Dexter, MI 48130 (GPS Address).  ALL PARKING AT Zeeb property.
From East: Take 94 West or M-14 to 23 north towards Brighton. Go to exit 49, North Territorial Rd. Turn west and go about 5 miles to Zeeb Rd. Turn south (left) to driveway on left.
From North: South on 23 to exit 49, North Territorial Rd. Follow directions from above.
From South: North on 23 to exit 49, North Territorial Rd. Follow directions from above.
From West: Take 94 East to Zeeb Rd., exit 169. Go north (left) to Joy Rd. Turn left then quick right back onto Zeeb Rd. Continue north to driveway on left side of road.


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

Tentative Schedule:
Thurs: Cross-country course open - 3 pm.
Fri: Dressage- 8 am P, T, N, BN (A, B, C divisions)
Sat: Dressage-8 am N (D division), BN (D), Starter; Cross-country "Pink Out"- 8 am P, T, N; Show Jumping noon Starter, 1:30 BN.
Sun: Show Jumping "Jump for the Cure" (one ring) 8:00 am P, T, N; Cross-country 9:30 am BN, 11:30 am Starter.
Starting Times:
Available after July 16 at and
Event Officials
TD:  Debbie Boeh, OH
Judges: Pres: Cheryl Connell-Marsh, MI   Dressage Judges:  Janice Holmes, OH; Karen Hunchberger, MI
SJ Judge: Dave Emmons, MI
CD:X-C: Jeff Kibbie, DE   SJ: Jennifer Merrick-Brooks
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Entry Secretary
Sue Aeck
3105 Hodges Road
Dryden, MI 48428
[email protected]
810-796-9438, 810-706-1629
Enter online at
If using electronic entry, you must mail original entry with original signatures, coggins (negative coggins dated within 12 months)  & checks within 5 days or postmark date will be changed to reflect the date when payment is received.  Entries are NOT complete until payment is received.

For Canadian entries:
Event Fees Directory:
 CANADIANS PLEASE PAY WITH CREDIT CARD ON EVENTENTRIES.COM OR XENTRY,  OR US FUNDS. Canadian, please note you must have a checking account set up for US FUNDS to pay by check, you cannot write “US FUNDS" on the check, it doesn't work.  If you don't have this type of account pay with credit card or cashier check.  Be sure to include riders name on the cashier’s check.   ONE CHECK PER HORSE.

Draw checks to Cobblestone Farms Horse Trial.

Show Secretary - for scheduling changes and questions
Julie Greene, 734-417-7534 (c) 734-428-0301 (h)
[email protected]

Org: Jennifer Merrick-Brooks, 4915 Venice Circle, Northville, MI 48167-8708 [email protected]586-929-0814.

Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Cobblestone Farms Horse Trial.
Entry: 195.00 all divisions except Starter: $150.00 (no USEA starter & drug fees for Starter).
Stabling: $150.00.
Muck Fee: $ 30.00 (separate check).
Haul-In Fee: $30.00 for horses who are not stabled on the show grounds.

Entries postmarked by June 10 will be entered to win a free entry to the 2016 Cobblestone Farms HT to be awarded at the Competitor Party.
Entry fee includes a $45 non-refundable office fee. Double entries: Not accepted. BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay extra $25 with entry. Starter competitors do not pay USEA starter and drug fees and are exempt from USEA membership/non-membership requirements.
Change fee of $10 for any changes to entry after submitted, $25 fee after CD. Add $30 Post Entry Fee if your entry is postmarked after the closing date. Return check fee is $50.
Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $45 non-refundable office fee. After C.D.-Entries-Less $45 only if place can be filled from wait list. Stabling fee 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. Vet cert is required for withdraws.  
Neg. Coggins required within 12 months for all horses.
ALL scheduling and stabling requests must be made at time of entry. Requests cannot be accommodated after CD. All requests to stable with a group must use one group name or request will not be accepted.
Completed facility release form is required and may be found at
Competitor Information
Prize to winner & 8 ribbons per division. 
$150/stall from Thursday to Sunday. Temp tent stalls with doors. Bedding available for purchase on grounds-$8/bag. ALL scheduling and stabling requests must be made at time of entry. Requests cannot be accommodated after CD. All requests to stable with a group must use one group name or request will not be accepted.
Veterinarian: Dr. James Romine, Saline Veterinary Service # will be posted at the sec´y office and stabling area.  Grounds keeper Jim Daratony 734-395-2633.
All less than 10 miles away.  Closest to facility (new) Holiday Inn Express, 323 N. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor (734)827-1100, Wyndham Hotel, 2900 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor (734) 665-4444. Weber Inn, 3050 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor (734) 769-2500. Holiday Inn Express Chelsea, (734) 433-1600. Comfort Inn Chelsea, (734) 433-8000. Camping: Primitive camping free on grounds, no electrical hook-ups.
Test & arena sizes: P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test B-Std. T-2014 USEF Training Test -B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Starter-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: - Dressage/Sand footing.
P-2900m @ 520 mpm. T-2300m @ 450 mpm. N-2040m @ 350mpm. BN-1970m @ 300 mpm. Starter appx. 800m not timed. All courses: Average for horses with some experience at these levels. Terrain: Rolling, improved xc footing and NEW irrigation system in 2012, NEW water jump in 2013, water at all levels (option for Starter); pictures check www.cobblestonefarmsllc.comPINNY HOLDERS REQUIRED AT ALL LEVELS.
Other Information:

Cross-country course closed July 10. Food on grounds. Leashed dogs are welcome! Party: Eventing Rocks at Cobblestone Farms; please join us for a fun night of celebration, music, appetizer and drink. Saturday night at 6:30 pm on the grounds. Tickets a must (complementary for competitors - others purchase $15 from Secretary on grounds).  Sunday Morning, 7 am Rise and Shine on "Top of the Hill" prayer service with coffee. 

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