Pine Top Intermediate Horse Trials (Feb 2016) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: Feb 12-14, 2016
Open Date: Dec 29 Close Date: Jan 26
Farm Address: 1432 Augusta Rd, Thomson, GA 30824. Farm is 2 miles east of Thomson on US 78/278.
FROM I-20 EASTBOUND: Exit 172, left on GA 17, 1/2 mile to light at NEW GA 17 bypass. Turn right, then go straight thru next two stop lights, cross RR overpass to stop light at US 78/278 East/Augusta Highway. Turn left, main farm entrance is 3/4 mile on left at brick sign.
FROM I-20 WESTBOUND: Exit 175, left on GA 150, 2 miles to NEW GA 17 bypass. Turn left, go through one light, cross RR overpass to stop light at US 78/278 East/Augusta Highway. Turn left, main farm entrance is 3/4 mile on left at brick sign.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:I,I-JY,IR,P,P-JY,PR
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,T-JY,TR,N,N-JY,NR
The schedule is TENTATIVE and may change, please keep checking close to event. Check Pine Top's Facebook at pinetopeventing, or USEA online omnibus, for latest updates.
Thurs: Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Fri: Tentatively, Intermediate will run as a one day. Int. Dressage-8 am; Int. Show Jumping-10 am; Int. Cross-country-2 pm. Keep checking our facebook page pinetopeventing for current schedule changes.
Sat: Prelim, Training and Novice : Dressage-8 am; Show Jumping-10 am. Prelim jumps first.
Sun: Cross-country-9 am. Prelim, Training followed by Novice
To run multiple days of X-C, we need LOTS of volunteers. If you or someone in your group has a few spare hours, please volunteer. Contact Janet at: [email protected]
Avail. Feb 10, on EventEntries.com
Judges: Pres: Cindy Deporter (NC); Dressage Judges: Jodi Lees, (NC); Sue Smithson (NC); Nancy Pope (SC)
CD: X-C: Intermediate and Preliminary: Derek di Grazia (CA) : Training and Novice: Jeff Kibbie (PA) SJ: Chris Barnard (NY)
X-C Course Builder: Rob Mobley (TN)
Send Entries to:
Enter On-Line: Please enter through www.EventEntries.com and pay with credit card.
Mail entries to:
Rick Dunkerton, Secretary
PO Box 1647
Laurel, MS 39441
601-498-3330, Fax: 601-426-9984: during competition ph 706-595-1906, Fax: 706-595-3792
Email: [email protected] Please communicate by e-mail! No phone calls.
Draw checks to PTF LLC Intermediate H.T.
Fees due by closing date, 1/19/16, or $75 late fee per entry, will be owed.
If entry hand delivered, must be by closing date with payment, and contact must be made with organizer to verify receipt.
Non-postmarked entries (i.e. on-line stamps ) must arrive by 1/19/16, or will be charged a late fee of $75.
Fees for on line entries must be received 7 days after online entry made or by closing date, which ever comes first, to be given a post mark.
This event fills up fast, so please enter early. See our liberal scratch policy under entries section.
NO checks drawn on Canadian or any NON-US Banks, including money orders. Must have a US routing number on check or money order, or entry will be refused - No Exceptions! This is due to an International clearing house fee charged to us for each foreign check.
Org: Janet and Glenn Wilson (706) 449-2029; [email protected]
volunteer coordinator: Janet Wilson: e-mail: [email protected], In order to accommodate riders schedules, we are running multiple days of x-c. This is only possible with LOTS of volunteers. Please volunteer if you or anyone in your group has some spare hours. PLEASE COMMUNICATE BY E-MAIL..
Media contact: Virginia Wilson: [email protected]
Draw checks to PTF LLC Intermediate H.T.
Fees due by closing date 1/19/16 or a $75 late fee per entry will be owed.
No entry accepted without payment. Please enter through EventEntries and pay with credit card. If paying by mail, payment must be received by closing date, 1/19/16, or a $75 late fee will be owed. Non-postmarked entries (i.e. on-line stamps ) must arrive by 1/19/16, or will be charged a late fee of $75. If entry hand delivered, must be by closing date with payment and contact must be made with organizer to verify receipt. No one scheduled without payment, prior to event, draw checks to PTF LLC Intermediate H.T. Riders, owners and trainers at preliminary and above must send current copies of all USEF membership cards by Feb 1, 2016, or a $30 non-refundable fee will be owed. Foreign riders must send copies of their current national federation membership card.
All riders and horses(including foreign)must have a USEA number, and all horses including foreign must be registered with a FULL USEA registration if horses are showing Prelim or above. All numbers and cards due to Pine Top secretary by Feb 1, 2016 or a $30 late fee will be owed.
Double entries: Not accepted. Grounds fee for non-stabled horses=$55... $25 surcharge for non-entered stabled horses. Refunds: Before C.D.-check will be torn up; After C.D.1/19/16, refund, minus $25 office fee if same spot can be filled from wait list, (if there is a wait list), no refunds after 2/5/16. If space is available,( email secretary first to see if space available) entries postmarked after CD, 1/19/16 add $75 late fee and enter thru EventEntries and pay with credit card only, no checks accepted after closing date, only credit cards. If for any reason the show is canceled-Partial credit. 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.
Scratches & changes must be emailed or faxed. No phone calls. Change of horse or rider must have a new entry faxed or e-mailed. INCOMPLETE ENTRIES RECEIVE NO POSTMARK UNTIL THE DAY THEY ARE MADE COMPLETE, INCLUDING FEES, NUMBERS & STABLE FORM. $25 change fee for change to entry and/or stabling made at any time. Be prepared to show Coggins within 12 month. Do not send Coggins with entry. Check EventEntries.com for entry status. Check Pine Top's facebook page at pinetopeventing for ALL other info, no other notification method will be used for incomplete entries, etc.
Contact us immediately if in wrong division, etc. Do not wait until times are done, check status after you enter at Evententries.com.
All monies owed at check in must be paid in cash, no checks or credit cards. This has been our policy for past 10 years.
Prizes & 8 ribbons per division.
$130/stall, 150 perm. stalls on grounds. No portable stalls. Grounds fee for non-stabled horses $55..Additional nights stabling..$20 night.. Stall doors/initial bedding provided. Bedding-shavings only. Prepaid shavings will be delivered to stall, $8.00 per bag. No straw bedding. $155 stall fee for non-competing horses if space is available. Ability to stable by groups will be limited and may not be available if entering late.
Riders cannot resell their stalls. Stabling must be booked and paid in advance of competition. Stalls will be checked for compliance.
Stalls must be left clean of all hay and all manure, including loose manure balls and urine spots, or a $25 fine will be imposed. Veterinarian: Dr. Kim Keeton. # 706-612-6018, will be posted at office.
Ask for Pine Top Rates! White Columns Inn-5 mi.,706-595-8000. RV: Limited electric/water hookups. $45/night. 2 night reservations or greater will be given priority over 1 night reservation if overbooked. Pay in advance to reserve hookups. RV must be labeled with owner's name and cell phone number. No Tent camping.
Test & arena sizes: I-2014 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test B-Std. PT- 2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm.
I-3400 m @ 550 mpm. P-3100 m @ 520 mpm. PT/T-2600 m @ 470 mpm. N-2100 m @ 400 mpm. Terrain: Excellent footing of sand-based turf on 200 acres of rolling pastures with some woods, good galloping courses. No clay or stones. Jumps are substantial. All courses: For horses with experience at this level. All courses will be near maximum height, distance and efforts including ditches, multiple waters, corners,etc. No fences shared with another level. Cross-country course not open before event.
X-C Course Designer: Derek di Grazia X-C designer of ROLEX.
Course Builder: Rob Mobley
Cross-country course not open before event.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Excellent concessions on grounds by Thomson High Band Boosters.
Dogs must be leashed. Close all gates in stabling area at night.
No non-compete horses allowed in warm up areas during show, fully enforced, must get bridle number from secretary and wear at all times when out of stall.
Please correspond by email. Do not call.
No smoking! All money owed at check-in must be paid in cash. This has been our policy for last 10 years.
This event is likely to be overbooked so enter early!!
Check our Facebook page at pinetopeventing, or USEA online onmibus for updates.