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MeadowCreek Park - The Spring Social Event (Mar 2017) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16429
MeadowCreek Park - The Spring Social Event | Kosse, TX (AREA V)

Event Date: Mar 18-19, 2017

Open Date: Jan 31 Close Date: Feb 28

Directions:

NOTE: Some GPS systems will send you North of Kosse.  We are located 2 miles South of town on HWY 14.
Address:
1332 Hwy. 14 South, Kosse, TX 76653
From I-45 Centerville: Hwy. 7 W 45 miles to Kosse then left (South) on Hwy 14 for 2 miles to gate on left
From I-35 to Marlin: Hwy. 7 E. to Kosse to Hwy 14 S. Turn right (South) 2 miles to gate on left.
From Dallas: I-45 S to Richland (Hwy 14) thru Mexia & Groesbeck to Kosse.  Continue South on Hwy 14 2 miles to gates on left.
From Hwy 6/Bryan-College Station: Hwy 6 north through Calvert.  Take Hwy 14 north through Bremond.  6 miles after Bremond, gates on right. 

Divisions
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:IP,P,P-JY
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,T-JY,N,N-JY,BN,BN-JY
USEA Recognized Test:FEH-2,FEH-3,FEH-YEAR,Starter,YEH-4,YEH-5

Tentative Schedule:
TENATIVE SCHEDULE - SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON ENTRIES: (KEEP CHECKING WEBSITE FOR UPDATES)
Thurs:
Stabling/RV open at 12 noon. Early arrival, make arrangements in advance, [email protected]
Fri: Cross-country course open-3 pm. YEH/FEH -1 pm .
Sat: Dressage-8 am; Show Jumping - 10 am; Social Event/Competitor Dinner - 6 pm under pavillion.
Sun: Chapel Service-7am.  Cross-country - 8:00 am.
Schedule may be adjusted to accommodate number of entries. Divisions may be combined or divided as needed based on entries.
Starting Times:
To be posted on website and Event Entries no later than Wednesday of show week.
Event Officials
TD: Cindy Wood, MD
Judges: Pres:  Lisa Anderson, GA   Member: Eileen Pritchard-Bryan, MD 
Dressage Judge: Lori Hoos, TN       YEH/FEH Judge: Lori Hoos, TN
CD:X-C: Carsten Meyer, TX  SJ: Robbie Peterson
Entry Information

Send Entries to:

Mail entries to: Rick Dunkerton, Secretary c/o AMSP.O. Box 1647 Laurel, MS 39441-1647  Phone - (601) 498-3330 / Fax - (601) 426-9984  Email: [email protected].

Draw checks to Meadowcreek Park.

Register Online at www.EventEntries.com   Visa/MC, Discover, AmEx & checks accepted.
Send other questions to:  [email protected]
Pre-order extra shavings - email  request to [email protected]

Organizer:

Org: Robbie and Brad Peterson, PO Box 69, Kosse, TX 76653
Managment: MeadowCreek Park Management Team

Fees:
Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Meadowcreek Park or pay online at EventEntries.com.
Entry: IP/P: $225.00  PT/T-BN: $215.00; Starter: $195.00; YEH/FEH/NEH Test: $95.00.
Stabling: $135.00, stall door and 1 bag of shavings provided. 
Additional Shavings:  $10/bag    
Tack Stall:  $125.00   
Additional nights: $40.00.
Grounds Fee: $80.00/weekend (non-stabled horses).
RV Hook-ups: $35.00/night.
NSF: $50.00.

Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.- No refund.  RV reservation - no refund unless spot filled from wait list.  No telephone withdrawals accepted, emails only. 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.
Entries:
Early entries are GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!  Please enter early!!  Scratches before closing date will be processed/checks cut weekly.
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay extra $25 with entry. If oversubscribed, priority given to USEA members. All P entries, owners and agents must show proof of USEF membership, or pay $30 USEF Show Pass fee. USEA current membership (Junior, Collegiate, Full, or Life) and horse registration (Limited or Full) are required at all levels, except Starter. Starter participants are exempt from USEA membership and the USEA Starter/D&M fees do not apply.
Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.- No refund.  RV reservation - no refund unless spot filled from wait list.  No telephone withdrawals accepted, emails only. 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. All entries must have three signatures. NOTE: Pinny holders REQUIRED - for sale on grounds $20.00.  Entries postmarked after CD will be charged a $50 late fee.  Entries are not considered accepted or complete until payment, coggins and signatures are received. 
Competitor Information
Awards:

Ribbons 1st-6th per division and dressage ribbons 1-6 per division.  IP/PT and all divisions with less than 5 entries may receive alternative awards.  Other special prizes/awards TBD.

Alyce Hinkle Memorial Award
 - Awarded to overall best placing junior (18 and under) rider in any division. 

Become a sponsor!!  Contact Robbie for information on how to support an award or division!!  [email protected]

Stabling/Veterinarian:
Limited. $135.00/stall from noon Thursday thru Sunday eve. 180 permanent stalls on grounds. Size varies from 10x10 to 12x12. Stall doors & 1 bag of shavings provided.  Additional stabling days/nights available, stabling $40/day, arrange in advance.
NO OUTSIDE SHAVINGS ALLOWED!!!  Additional bedding available for purchase - pre-order in advance on entry, or upon arrival in show office  - $10/bag.  Tack stalls, if available $125.00.
Stall assignments will be posted on webiste - check list and map for which entrance gate to use!
Veterinarian / Farrier: # will be posted at scoreboard and listed on website.
Accommodations:
Host Hotel: Quality Inn of Groesbeck - mention MCP for a special rate.  254-729-0077  
Several other hotels within 15-20 minute drive in Groesbeck, Marlin, Franklin and Marquez.  Hotel list posted on web site.
Camping (RV hookups): $35/night (water & electric). Pull through dump open! Dumping included in hook up fee.
RV/Generator camping on grounds without hookup: $10/night including dump fee. Primitave/tent camping, no charge.
Dressage:
Test & arena sizes: IP-2014 USEF Intermediate Test B-Std.  P/PT-2014 USEF Preliminary Test B-Std. T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Starter-2014 Beginner Novice Test A-Sm.  Turf footing - greatly improved!!!  Dressage arenas have been tilled, sand/material added, leveled, packed, re-seeded and aeravated.    
Cross-Country:
IP/P-3000 m @ 520 mpm. PT/T-2400 m @ 450 mpm. N-2000 m @ 400 mpm. BN-1600 m @ 350 mpm. Starter-1000m @ 300 mpm, avg height 2'.  All courses: Designed to prepare horse and rider for the upcoming competition schedule.  Ditches, water, banks on all courses.  Nice balance of galloping fences and technical questions.  All courses average for horses with some experience at these levels.  New tracks, new questions, aeravated footing on all courses.  Cross-country course closed February 27.
Other Information:
New fences and questions on all XC courses, new course design, improvments to footing on gallop paths and in all arenas.
Cross-country course closed February 27.
Entry limit 150. Riders limited 2 horses/level. Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry. YOU MUST DECLARE ELIGIBILITY FOR JR OR RESTRICTED DIVISIONS!!  WE WILL NOT LOOK IT UP FOR YOU!
Competitor parties/Social Events:  Friday night welcome and YEH/FEH awards, Saturday night Competitor Dinner and Social Event - this is a SOCIAL event, so we expect to see you there, being social! :-)  Details to come.
Prizes include MeadowCreek Park Credit Vouchers, sponsored/donated awards and prizes, and more.
Ask about the work credit program - earn MCP $$ for volunteering!
Food on grounds by Kosse Lions Club Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Dogs (and small children) must be leashed at all times - loose pet/kid fines applied to The Milkshake Fund, supporting rescue and adoption programs statewide.
MeadowCreek Market - Vendor space available - contact Robbie for more information.
NO ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES, please.  NO OUTSIDE SHAVINGS.

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