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Tryon Riding & Hunt Club H.T. (Sep 2016) Omnibus Listing

2016 marks the 41st annual Tryon Riding & Hunt Club Horse Trials!

Team Challenge There is a scratch team challenge with the winning team receiving prizes for each team member!

Change Made 08/19/2016
Comment: The fee for entries postmarked after August 31st is $235. Tack Stalls are $100. Ship-in Fee is $25.
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USEA Event ID: 16286
Tryon Riding & Hunt Club H.T. | Landrum, SC (AREA III)

Event Date: Sep 24-25, 2016

Open Date: Aug 09 Close Date: Sep 06


Address: Foothills Equestrian & Nature Center (FENCE) 3381 Hunting Country Rd, Tryon, NC 28782.

From I-26:
Exit Landrum SC(#1). Hwy 14 towards Landrum for 1.5mi.; Right on Bomar; One block, turn right on Prince Rd. Go 1.7mi to left on Hunting Country Rd just before crossing underneath I-26 bridge. Stabling on Left 8/10mi. Competition at Foothills Equestrian Nature Center. All turns marked by FENCE signs.


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

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross-country course open-3pm. Competitors Welcome Reception 5 - 7 pm.
Sat: Dressage-7:30am; Cross-country-9:30am. Competitors Celebration Dinner 6-8pm
Sun: Show Jumping-8:00 am.  Awards immediately following Divisions. 
* Final competition schedule determined b the number of entries in each division. Please check website for updates at
Starting Times:

Times will be posted on the website and emailed.

Event Officials
TD: Mellisa Warden, SC
Judges: Pres: Amanda Miller-Atkins
CD: X-C: Greg Schlappi, NC  
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Rick Dunkerton, Secretary
c/o AMS
P.O. Box 1647
Laurel, MS  39441
office:  601.498.3330
Fax:     601.426.9984
E-mail: [email protected]

Enter online at

Draw checks to TR&HC.

Org: Shelley H. Page
312 Charleston Street SE
Aiken, SC 29801
Mobile: 352.266-3970
Email: [email protected]

Draw checks to TR&HC
All horses on grounds must be entered or registered as Non-competing.
Entry: P/T/N/BN Early Entry (postmarked by August 17th) $175; Entries postmarked August 18th - 31st $195; Entries post marked after August 31st $235. 
Entry: Starter $165.
Grounds Fee: Non-competing horses $25/day must register with Secretary and wear a bridle number at all times while on grounds.
Stabling: $150 (noon Fri - 5pm Sun).  Addit'l night: $20.00 each additional day or partial additional day.
Tack Stalls: $100.
Ship-in: $25 for non-stabled horses.
Bedding: $7.50. 
RV Hook-up: $45./night (electric & water). 
Late Entry: $40 fee.
Changes: $25.
Returned Checks: $25.
Party Tickets:  Friday evening free; Saturday evening $10. (one complimentary ticket per competitor)
XC Pinny # Holder: $20./each.
Entry fee includes a $25. non-refundable office fee.  Double Entries not accepted.  USEA membership required at all levels except Starter.  BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay extra $25. with entry.  Divisions may be further divided or combined if entries warrant.  If oversubscribed, priority given to USEA members.  Starter competitors are exempt from USEA Membership/non-membership fees and starter/D&M fees but will require a XC pinney # holder which are sold on site for $20.  Returned checks incur $25. processing charge.  All changes after Sept 2 incur a $25 fee.  All changes and scratches must be made in writing, or email to secretary. for entry status and times.  Refunds: Before CD-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After CD- Entry/Stabling- Less $25 ONLY if place filled from waiting 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.

Current USEF card must accompany P entries.  

Neg Coggins within 12 months required for all horses.  Legible and clear copy must have a "date drawn" and "accession number" and must be provided with entry. "Smartphone" photos must be completely visible with all information.  Coggins copy required to keep in the Show Office; we will not make copies for you at the event.  

Late Entries:  If space allows post/late entries will be accepted and they will be charged an additional $40. late fee.  Any entry postmarked after Closing Date will be considered a late entry and the $40. late fee applies.  Additionally, any electronic entry made prior to Closing Date must be COMPLETE within 5 days after Closing or will also be considered a late entry and charged the $40. Late fee.  This includes Coggins, signatures, and required documents.  Funds must be received/postmarked whether entering electronically or by mail, by 11:59 pm on the closing date or will be considered late.  Late fee policy will be strictly followed!!

Stabling Form:  Requests need to be noted by placing same name (trainer, barn or person to be stabled with) on stabling form.  Late entry stabling requests may not be able to be accommodated.  A separate check for Stall Deposit -- PER HORSE -- must be included.

Competitor Information
Prize and 8 ribbons per division.  Team competition awards.
Limited stabling 300 permanent 10 x 10 stalls with doors, on grounds.  $150.00 /Stall from noon on Fri. to 5pm on Sunday; $100/Tack stall. 
Grounds fee: for horses entered but not stabling on grounds, $25./day.  Non-competing horses must be stabled or pay grounds fee.  All horses on grounds must be entered as competing or registered as non-competing.  No portable stalls allowed.  Initial bedding provided (2 bags/stall).  Tack Stalls no bedding provided.  Order bedding on stabling form ($7.50/bag):  extra bedding available from Show Office. 
Veterinarian:  On grounds and on call.  Tryon Equine Hospital, 828.894.6065.  Farrier:  On grounds and on call.  Mick Doyle, 864.978.6282.
Equine Ambulance:  on grounds XC day and on call otherwise.  Polk County Emergency Rescue (PEER), 828.817.5723.
RV hook up:  $45./day (electric & water only).  Reservations through Show Secretary required, [email protected]  Hotels and B&B’s listed on

Test & arena sizes:  All tests in small arena. P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A. T-2014 USEF Training Test A. N-2014 USEF Novice Test A. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A. Starter-2011 USDF Intro Test A. Arenas: All-weather stone dust arenas; warm-up: stone dust &/or grass.


Course designed by Greg Schlappi, builder of Pam-Am Games in Toronto, Canada and of six North American Junior/Young Rider Championships.  Hilly, horses must be fit.

P: Approximately 2600m @ 520 mpm. T: Approximately 2200m @ 450 mpm. N: Approximately 1900m @ 380mpm. BN: Approximately 1500m @ 330 mpm. Starter: Approximately [email protected] 300mpm (max. height 2 feet). Terrain: Hilly with possible natural water crossings.   Starter course may include a water option. Cross-country course closed August 26.

Other Information:

Entries accepted through  Please check website frequently for updated information.

Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the eligible Section and birth date on entry.  Be sure to include horse and rider experience in the appropriate place on the entry form! 

Food Concession Stand on grounds opens Friday at noon-4pm; Saturday 6am-3pm; Sunday 6am – 3pm.

Dogs must be leashed with person attached.

Competitor’s parties:  Friday:  Welcome Reception at the Gordon Wright pavilion from 5-7pm.  FREE.   Saturday:  Buffet Dinner at FENCE House, 6-8pm.  Competitor receives 1 ticket free.  Guest/each additional ticket, $10.00

No motorized vehicles allowed on Cross Country Course

No Smoking on Grounds

Competitor packets available from Show Office by 1pm on Friday.

Cross Country Schooling permitted, with trainer present, for those who are eliminated after show is over on Sunday at no charge.  For others who wish to school, fee is $35.  Liability forms must be signed in office.

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