The Virginia CCI1*, CIC2* and H.T. (Oct 2015) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: Oct 29-Nov 01, 2015
Open Date: Sep 15 Close Date: Oct 13
FEI Open Date: Sep 01 FEI Close Date: Sep 30
Address: 487 Maury River Rd., Lexington, VA 24435
From I-81 North or South: Take Exit 191 to I-64 west for 1 mi. to Exit 55 (follow signs to VA Horse Center). Right on Rt. 11 North. First left on Rt. 39, Maury River Road. VHC 3/4 mi. on left.
From I-64 East: To Exit 55, turn left. Go 3/10 mi., turn left on Rt. 39, Maury River Road. As above.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:CCI1,CIC2,I,I-Ch,P,P-Ch
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,T-Ch,N,N-Ch,BN,BN-Ch
Weds: Barns open at Noon.
Thurs: Arrival inspection FEI classes starts at 8 am. FEI Riders meeting 1 pm. Cross-country courses open-3 pm. CCI1* First Horse Inspection 3:00 pm.
Fri: Dressage-9 am CIC2*, CCI1* ,I,P; Show Jumping I, CIC2*noon. Weather permitting SJ outside on top of hill.
Sat: Dressage T/N/BN 8 am. Cross-country Oakhill side of the facility - CIC2*,CCI1*, I. P & some T divisions will run on the main complex side approx 1:00; Show Jumping weather permitting SJ outside on hill, T/N/BN -10 am.
Sun: Third Horse inspection 9:00 AM Show Jumping: CCI1* , P, training divs that ran XC on Sat; Cross-country (T/N/BN)-9 am.
Check website for times 5 days prior at www.vahorsetrials.com.
FEI TD: Sue Ockendon, Can; HT TD, Ana Schravesande, TX
FEI President Ground Jury: Vanda Robinson, IRL Member: Harry Payne, GBR
HT Pres: Sue Smithson, NC Dressage Judges: Amelia Pantaze, VA; Carter Bass, VA; Amanda Miller Atkins, NC
SJ Judge: Cathy White,
CD:XC: CI/I-John Nicolson NZL; P-BN-Jonathan Wells, TN SJ: Chris Barnard
FEI Steward: Janis Linnan, USA
Send Entries to:
Org: Andy Bowles, Virginia Horse Trials LLC; Email; [email protected].
Secretary: Mary Coldren and Terry Abrams.
All entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. All entries will receive confirmation via e-mail. Double entries: NOT Accepted. CCI1*& CIC**: Athletes whose Horse’s Passport and/or Recognition Card is not correctly validated, or failing to meet other requirements for vaccination and Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication control (Veterinary Regulations Article 1030) will be subject to Sanctions in accordance with Annex II of the Veterinary Regulations.
Horses competing at FEI Events must comply with the requirements for Equine Influenza vaccination in accordance with the Veterinary Regulations and as summarised below.
Foreign Horses must have an Official FEI Passport. FEI passport is not required for U.S Horses, but a USEF National Passport is required for all U.S. CCI1*/CIC2* Horses. VET. REGS. APPENDIX VI: All CCI1* & CIC** Riders & Horses must be recorded with the FEI, USEF, USEA. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D-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. Competition cancellation-No refund. Neg. Coggins within 12 months required for all horses. Non-competing horses are welcome on grounds. $50.00 per horse, plus appropriate stabling fees. Must sign waiver in office and be issued a non-competing horse number. Riding will be restricted to published times and areas . Absolutely NO ATV's allowed at VHC. Absolutely no motorized vehicles on Cross Country courses at any time. All Withdrawals must be made in writing, postmarked, emailed no later than Closing Date. All changes to entry must be made in writing before C.D., any change to entry stats/stabling /post entries after C.D. a processing fee will be charged according to chart above. Attn: VAHT on entry envelope. ABSOLUTELY NO TELEPHONE WITHDRAWALS, CHANGES, OR STABLING REQUESTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
CCI1* & CIC2*: Prize Money Total $4000, Special award for Best Conditioned horse and Best Turned Out rider,Gifts & 10 ribbons, completion ribbons. Area II Championships Winners cooler, 10 ribbons and gifts. ATC Gifts and team ribbons thru 8. Horse Trials: Gifts & 6 ribbons.
$55.00 per day/night. Barns open up noon Wednesday. Early arrivals=$ 55 per night/day; layover additional fees require call ahead to arrange. 800 perm. stalls on grounds. Stall doors provided, no initial bedding provided. Feed/Hay/Bedding available for purchase. All entries must have a stabling form. All stabling requests must be in writing by C.D., additional requests after C.D. subject to $40 processing fee. College Team will be issue a free tack stall for a team of four. ABSOLUTELY NO CHANGES IN STABLING after Oct 28. Bedding: Straw & shavings only, Can be ordered direct from Virginia Horse Centre stable office
Veterinarian: Dr. Brent Hall, (540) 377-9270 & cell (540) 280-7070, # posted at stabling office.
Book early, busy college weekend. Complete listing of accommodations can be found on website, www.vahorsetrials.com. Expedia.com good deals. 1000 rooms up to 5 miles from event. Camping: The Virginia Horse Center has 78 Camping Spots with 30/50amp electric and water hookups. Reservations can be made online at [email protected] under the facilities link. Selection of reserved site is still first come, first served upon arrival. Camping without reservations will be permitted if there are vacancies. Questions can be directed to [email protected] horsecenter.org or 540-464-2966. NO prepay or reservations accepted via entry form.
Test & arena sizes: CCI1*-2015 FEI Eventing One-star Test B-Std. CIC2*-2015 FEI Eventing Two-star Test B-Std. All I & ICH-2014 USEF Intermediate Test B-Std. All OP and PCH - 2014 Preliminary Test B Std. All P & Friendly ATC-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A -Sml. All T & TCH, Friendly ATC-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. All N & NCH & Friendly ATC-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. All BN & BNCH & Friendly ATC-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Arenas: Bluestone/Perma-flex mix.
CCI1*- 4300m @520 mpm. Good introduction to the * level. Expect two water complexes, corners, banks, drops, gates, coops, brushes, and rolling terrain. CIC2* & I- 3550m @550mpm. Rolling terrain, Expect two water complexes, corners, banks, drops, skinnies, tech questions. OP & PCH - 3100m @ 520mpm over abreviated CCI* course. P-3000 m @ 520 mpm; expect water, banks, ditches, corners and skinnies. All T-2300 m @ 450 mpm, expect water, banks, ditches, angled combinations. All N-2100m @ 400 m, expect water, banks , ditch/log, combination. All BN- 1900m @ 350mpm, expect water, intro ditch, step up . All courses: rolling terrain. All tracks will be aerated if necessary.
Area II Championship / Competitor Party & Welcome Dinner, Friday evening 6:30 , Cash Bar available.
ATC's Team Dinner and Draw for times Thursday at 7:00. each team member and one coach rec' tickets. Additional tickets available $25.00 need to know by closing date for planning meal. Cash Bar available at 6:30.
College Team Challenge information found on website.
Levels may be divided or combined as entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Absolutely NO ATVs allowed at VHC. No motorized vehicle on the cross country course.
Dogs must be leashed. Unleashed dogs will be fined $50 . Will be enforced by security.
Check official VHT website www.vahorsetrials.com for further info and updates.
Disclaimer: The official FEI Schedule (https://data.fei.org/calendar/search/aspx) supersedes information found on this prize list.