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Paradise Farm H.T. (Feb 2016) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16142
Paradise Farm H.T. | Aiken, SC (AREA III)

Event Date: Feb 19-21, 2016

Open Date: Jan 05 Close Date: Feb 02

Address: 4069 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC 29805
From Atlanta: I-20 East, exit 22 turn right on Rt. 1, 1 mile turn left on Beaver Dam Rd. At 2nd stop sign, turn left on Cook's Bridge Rd. 6/10 mile turn right on Shaw's Fork Rd. At 3rd stop sign turn left on Rt 302. Paradise Farm is 2nd farm on left.
From Columbia, I-20W: Exit 33. Turn left on Rt 39. 4 miles turn right on Short Leaf Rd. 1 mile turn right on New Holland Rd. 8 miles turn left on Shaw's Fork Rd. At 2nd stop sign turn left on Rt 302. Paradise Farm is 2nd farm on left.
From Charleston, I-26 N: Exit for Hwy 301 to Orangeburg. In Orangeburg turn on Rt 4 towards Aiken, that merges with Rt. 302. Paradise Farm is on the right, 1 mile past Stiefle Rd.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P,P-JY,PR
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,TR,TN,N,NR,BN,BNR
USEA Recognized Test:Starter

Tentative Schedule:
Thurs: Cross-country course open - 3 pm.
Fri: Dressage-7:30 or 8 am, Show Jumping-10:00 am and Cross-country-Noon. P-T-N-BN-Starter one-day competition.
Sat: Dressage-7:30 or 8 am;  Show Jumping-11:00 am.
Sun: Cross-country-TBD. Depending on weather. Times/schedule subject to change.
For those that only want to compete over one day, we are holding a 1-day format show on Friday. A 2-day format will be Sat/Sun. Please specify on your entry which you are entering. 

We will be limiting riders to riding four horses per day to alleviate scheduling issues.Please contact us early if you have problems. Thank you.
Starting Times:
Available Feb. -- on website and will be emailed. Postcards will not be sent.
Event Officials
TD: Charlie Musco, SC
Judges: Pres: Nancy Lindroth, NC   Dressage Judges: Amy McElroy, SC; Kate Hutchings, SC; Deri Jeffers, SC
SJ Judge: Carole O'Brien
CD:X-C: John Williams, NY    SJ: Lellie Ward
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Cindy Swartz
4069 Wagener Road
Aiken, SC  29805
Email: [email protected]

Draw checks to Paradise Farm.

Org: Lellie Ward, (same as above).

Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Paradise Farm.
Entry: Per division: P/PT: $200.00; T-BN: $195.00 Starter: $175.00.
Stabling: $165.00.
Grounds Fee: $ 35.00 (non-stabled horses).
Late Fee: $65.00.
Entry fee includes a $25 non-refundable office fee. Double entries: Not accepted. BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay additional $25 with entry. Paradise Farm will be using the plastic competition pinnies and will be supplying the competitor with a paper number only.  All scratches & changes must be in writing to sec'y, email or fax OK. All changes incur a $25 fee.  NSF charges $100.00. Late Fee: $65.00 after closing date. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.-Entry/stabling-Less $25 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. Stabling/No refunds. 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.
Neg. Coggins required within 12 months for all horses. Entry status will be posted on website after draw date: There will be a mandatory $65.00 fee for all entries made after closing date Jan. 27, 2016.  There will be $100.00 fee for returned checks in addition to bank charges. We will only accept checks drawn on American Banks.
For those that want to only compete one day, we are holding a 1 day format show on Friday. A 2 day format will be Sat/Sun. Please specify on your entry which you are entering. No entries will be scheduled without full payment .
Competitor Information
6 ribbons per division.
$165.00 stall from noon Thursday to 6 pm Sunday. $25.00 per stall per day if needed longer. $35/horse grounds fee for non-stabled horses. Permanent stall doors on stables. Shavings available for purchase, further info from sec'y. $25 stall cleaning fee required on separate check. Stalls to be stripped prior to departure. Call or email ahead to order shavings and have them waiting at your stall. Veterinarian: Southern Equine Service (803) 645-7558. # will be posted at stabling office & sec'y's office. This is tent stabling.
*Event Sponsors--please support. Pets welcome. Hotel Aiken, (877) 817-6690. Comfort Suites, (803) 648-2525. Rider discount available: Book Early for special rate. Holiday Inn Express-15 mi., (803) 648-0999. Hampton Inn-15 mi., (803) 648-2525. Sleep Inn, (803) 644-9900. Camping: Primitive on farm, limited hook-ups.B&B Town and Country Inn, (803) 642-0270. Stalls available. *Rose Hill Estate, (803) 648-1181.Clarion Inn (844) 239 1307.The Inn at Houndslake  (803) 648 9535 pet friendly.
Test & arena sizes: P/PT-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T/TN-2014 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Starter-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A.  Arenas: Sand and grass.
P-3000m @ 520 mpm. T-2500 m @ 420 mpm. N-2000 m @ 350 mpm. BN-2000m @ 350 mpm, , max. fence height 2'6" . Starter-fences not to exceed 2'3". Terrain: Hilly, Challenging, very good footing. All courses: Very solid, big, bold, galloping, hilly, excellent footing. Water jump - all levels.  Cross-country course closed Jan. 9.
Other Information:
Cross-country course closed Jan. 9.
Entry limit, 150 - Friday; 250 - Sat/Sun.  Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Food on grounds.
DOGS must be leashed.
Paradise Farm has a one-way entry/exit system. This system is clearly posted on the website and will be enforced. Please make sure to enter/exit in appropriate places for safety reasons.
Schooling is available after Horse Trials. Please check website or in event office. There will also be a $65.00 per entry late fee for entries postmarked after Jan. 27, 2015. Incomplete entries will not be processed. Entries will not be scheduled without full payment.

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