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Marlborough H.T (Sep 2016) Omnibus Listing

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Special Competitor/Volunteer/Spectator/Founder reception all day.
Thoroughbred Incentive Program awards for eligible thoroughbreds courtesy of the Jockey Club.
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Change Made 08/30/2016
Comment: Accepting Post Entries through Monday, September 12 or until full, with the fee scale under the Event Fee section.
An Intro Test will not be offered.
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USEA Event ID: 16306
Marlborough H.T | Upper Marlboro, MD (AREA II)

Event Date: Sep 17, 2016

Open Date: Aug 02 Close Date: Aug 30


Address: Rosaryville State Park, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. Park entrance is on Marlton Road West off Rt. 301 South. It is not on Rosaryville Road!
From South: I-95 to MD, Rt. 4 east to US Rt. 301 south 4 miles to Rosaryville State Park. Entrance is on the right just after Rt 301 crosses Osborne Road (Exxon station and 7-11 store on the right at Osborne and Rt 301).
From North: I-97 to MD Rt 3 south becomes MD Rt 301 south. Same as above.
Once you enter the park via W. Marlton Road (from Route 301 North), drive back a short distance, turn right at the fork and continue back to event parking (on your right and left as you enter the large clearing).  There will be directional signs on the day of an event and there is also a small island with state park signs at the forked turn.  If you miss the turn and go straight, do not panic.  This exit will put you back on Route 301 North.  It will then be necessary to do a U-Turn and come back to the first entrance.  Please note the entrance and exit are One-Way only for your safety.  For map and directions see our web site:


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P,PH,P-JY,PR
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,TH,T-JY,TR,N,NH,N-JY,NR,BN,BNH,BN-JY,BNR

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Stables open-Noon. Cross-country course open-3 pm.
Sat: (All P/T/N/BN) Dressage-8 am; Show Jumping 9:15am; Cross-country-9:30am. 
SUN: XC Course open for schooling from 10am to 3pm.
Entries are limited and last year we had a wait list! Complete entries will take precedence over incomplete entries.  Take advantage of Early Bird discount!  Must send COMPLETE entry with all required signatures, coggins, and payment for complete entry status.
Starting Times:
Start times available on the website after 5PM on 16 September.  No phone calls please. All entries and scores will be available on our website,
Event Officials
TD: Patricia Mansfield, r, MD
Judges: Pres: Carol Kozlowski, r, NY
  Dressage Judges: Peggy Pariso, r, MD and Beth Wheeler, r, NC.
John Williams, S, NY   SJ: Kathy White, R, VA
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Send complete entries to:
Diane Engler
Marlborough HT
385 Frogtown Rd
Kintnersville, PA 18930
Email: [email protected]
610-730-0371  (during competition)

Draw checks to Marlborough H.T.

Lost? Call Donna 301-503-8549 (during competition).
Please see our website for the USEA Omnibus for more information;

Org: Donna R. Bottner, 6404 S. Osborne Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, Email: [email protected] (301) 503-8549
Co-Org: Cherie Chauvin, [email protected]

Event Fees Directory - see individual section for details. Draw checks to Marlborough H.T.
  • Early Bird Entry until 16 Aug!  P: $180.00; T: $170.00; N: $160.00; BN: $150.00.
  • Regular Entry 17 - 30 Aug - P: $200.00; T: $190.00; N: $180.00; BN: $170.00.
  • Post Entry (if accepted) after 2 Sep - P: $240.00; T: $230.00; N: $220.00; BN: $210.00.
  • All Stabling: $45.00.

Entry fees include $25 non-refundable office fee.   Early Bird Entries - COMPLETE your entry by August 16th to get the discounted rate. Payment MUST be received by this date.  If not, you will need to send the full amount due for your division.  Complete entries include the 2016 USEA Horse Trials entry form, current Coggins and full payment. Electronic entries (Xentry/EventEntries) are not considered final until receipt of payment, signature page and coggins.  Entries will be voided if information not received within 5 business days of entering on Xentry. BN competitors must be USEA members or pay a $25 USEA BN non-member fee with entry.
Paper number pinneys will be in effect for cross-country. Riders must bring pinney holder with them. Limited number for sale from secretary for $15.

ALL ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE PRINTED AND VALID EMAIL ADDRESS; ALL COMMUNICATION WILL BE VIA EMAIL UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED ON ENTRY. $35 fee for returned checks. Entries are considered accepted when all Paperwork/Signatures/ Coggins and fees are received.  Refunds: Before C.D.-Entry/Stabling-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.-No refunds. $35 fee for any change of entry after CD. Scratch/withdrawals accepted via email or fax only with acknowledgment from secretary – No phone messages will be accepted.
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: refunds or in lieu of offers at organizer's discretion. Post entries accepted after Closing Date at Organizer’s discretion and will include $40 late fee. Neg. Coggins within 12 months required for all horses. $30 non-competing horse fee. OTTB Awards sponsored by the Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program.  Young/Jr Riders and Area II Adult Riders will receive special placing ribbons for highest placing in each class.  Join the fun, check our Facebook page and website for more information! Amateur/Rider/Horse divisions will be formed if entries permit; please indicate your preference on the entry form.


Competitor Information
1st place prize & 8 ribbons per division.  Additional prizes donated by sponsors and awarded to top placings in each division. Separate ribbons for highest placing Area 2 adult amateur and young riders; must state eligibility on entry form. See website for details;
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program is sponsoring high-point awards and prize money for the highest placing Off-The-Track-Thoroughbred in each division. All OTTB’s wishing to be considered for these awards mush register for a T.I.P. number with the jockey club at
. Each horse and rider combination should be registered for points to count towards year end awards with T.I.P. It is easy and free to register, so visit their website today! Prizes as follows: Intro High Point Thoroughbred Award - $25 prize money, Beginner Novice High Point Thoroughbred Award - $25 prize money, Novice High Point Thoroughbred Award - $25 prize money, Training High Point Thoroughbred Award - $50 prize money, Preliminary High Point Thoroughbred Award - $50 prize money, Green OTTB High Point Award (Eventing) - $25 prize money.
Limited stabling conveniently located nearby, $45/stall/night, must provide own bedding.
Veterinarian: Chesapeake Equine on-site, phone number posted at secy's office.
Closest Emergency Hospital: Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Leesburg, VA.  800-436-2911 (approx 63 miles).
Closest accommodations to the event are: Sleep Inn, Upper Marlboro, (301) 599-9400 (approx 6 miles) and Executive Inn & Suites, Upper Marlboro, (301) 627-3969 (approx 8 miles),  Marriott Residence Inn, Waldorf MD 301-632-2111 or Marriott Courtyard, Waldorf MD  (approx 14 miles) Additional accommodations in Clinton, MD Colony South Hotel (301) 856-4500 (approx 7 miles) or in Bowie, MD Comfort Inn (301) 464-0089 (approx 17 miles). Waldorf and Bowie have many more restaurant options, but Upper Marlboro hotels are closer to the park and stabling. Check website for additional information,
Test & arena sizes: P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm  Intro- 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-sm. Arenas and warm-up on grass.

P-2700 m @ 520 mpm, confidence building course for horses prepared for the level. Terrain questions test balance.  T-2400 m @ 450 mpm, solid course for level; forward galloping track with use of terrain to balance and educate.   N-2100 m @ 400 mpm; inviting track for horses with some experience at the level. BN- 1900 m @ 350 mpm; inviting track for horses with some experience at the level. 
All courses: Varied terrain with woods and open fields; gently rolling hills with excellent galloping tracks. Expect water, banks and ditches at all levels.  Easy access for spectators to dressage and show jumping areas.  Established turf for galloping tracks and warm up areas.  Cross-Country course always closed except for schooling dates on Sunday, September 18 and Saturday September 24 2016.

Other Information:

No water on grounds - Please bring own water!

We continue to grow and improve for you!  Come check it out!

Great food available for purchase on grounds including the Fruit & Ice Connection, AKA The Smoothie Lady.
Join us and the friendliest staff and volunteers you'll find on the East coast. Dogs must be leashed with person attached! A $25 fine will be collected and donated to the MHT Course Bldg. Fund for all loose dogs. 
We highly encourage competitors to use electronic entry services to pay for entries and to email your signed forms in order to ensure acceptance of your entry.  Visit for more information.  As a reminder, there is a $40 late fee for all entries received after the closing date.
Cross-country course closed except for schooling days on Sunday September 18 12-5PM and Saturday, Sep 24th, 9AM – 4PM.  All courses same as competition courses.  $50 fee per horse and rider combination. Check our website or FaceBook page (!/pages/The-Marlborough-Horse-Trials/102804436841)  for more info or before coming to check state of course if weather is questionable. Safety vest, proper footwear and helmet must be worn. No vest, no helmet-no school. All riders must be accompanied by either a ground person on foot or by at least one other rider – no single riders schooling.
To keep up with our derbies, schoolings and other events hosted by the Marlborough Horse Trials, find us on Facebook!

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