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University of New Hampshire Spring H.T. (Apr 2017) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16437
University of New Hampshire Spring H.T. | Durham, NH (AREA I)

Event Date: Apr 29-30, 2017

Open Date: Mar 14 Close Date: Apr 11

Directions:

Address: 288 Mast Road, Durham, NH 03824 To UNH from Portsmouth (Route 95): Route 4 west follow signs towards Concord & Durham, go approx. 10 miles on Rt. 4 to UNH exit (Rt. 155-A); left off ramp. First left onto Mast Road Extension. Follow signs to stabling & parking. If you are using a GPS, you are strongly encouraged to follow the directions here instead of getting off at Route 108, which will put you in the downtown Durham loop.
From West: Take Rt. 4 east from Concord NH. & take UNH exit (Rt. 155-A); right off ramp. Same as above.

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

Tentative Schedule:
 ALL phases for each level will be  held on one day.

Fri:
Packets available/Cross-country course open-3 PM.
Sat:  T and BN:  Tentative time table:  Dressage?8:00 AM, Show Jumping 12:30 PM, Cross Country 1:00 PM.  
Sun: P and N: Tentative time table:  Dressage?8:00 AM, Show Jumping 12:30 PM, Cross Country 1:00 PM.  

Every effort will be made to keep the time between dressage and the jumping phases as short as possible, but please note that we cannot start any jumping until all of dressage is concluded due to logistical restrictions, and this sometimes requires one or two divisions to have a longer break between these two phases.  Competitors will jump their show jumping first and may wear cross-country attire.  There will be about 20-25 minutes in between riders' show jumping rounds and cross-country start times.
Starting Times:

Available April 22nd at www.area1usea.org and http://colsa.unh.edu/dbs/equine/horse-trials.

Event Officials
TD: Sharyn Antico (MA)
Judges: Pres: Jan Conlon (MD)      Dressage Judges: Judy Travers-Lawless (MA); Janet Briggs (NH)
SJ Judge: Jan Conlon (MD)
CD:X-C: Dr. James Gornall (MA); SJ: Christina Keim (NH) and the students of ANSC 642
Entry Information

Send Entries to:

Elizabeth Oertel Johnson, Secretary, UNH Equine Center, 278 Mast Road, Durham, NH 03824, (603) 862-0027 (Phone), (603) 862?3704 (Fax) [email protected] (EMAIL PREFERRED). Draw checks to UNH.

***PLEASE CONTACT SECRETARY WITH ALL ENTRY RELATED QUESTIONS*****

Organizer:
Org: UNH Equine Program, University of New Hampshire Durham, NH 03824, Christina Keim, Chairperson.
Comp Mngmnt: UNH Equine Program, Dept. of Biological Sciences, UNH.
All questions regarding entries should please be directed towards the secretary, Liz Oertel Johnson (email above). Other event related questions may go to the organizer.

Fees:
Draw checks to UNH. Please write separate check for each horse.
Entry: T/N/BN: $185.00; P: $195.00.
Stabling: $90.00 for one night (Fri or Sat, please indicate on stabling form); $160.00 for duration (Fri- Sun). Separate check.

?Refunds: Before C.D.? Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.? No refunds unless accompanied by a vet or medical note AND spot can be filled off of wait list. All withdrawals must be in writing. Withdrawals or changes will not be accepted by phone, must mail, fax, or email. Competition cancellation-Only USEF/USEA fees refunded. No refund on stabling.
Entries:
Entry fees per division include a $25 non-refundable office fee. USEA and USEF fees are not included as part of the entry fee. USEA current membership (Junior, Collegiate, Full or Life) and horse registration (Limited or Full) are required at all levels. 
Negative Coggins WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF COMPETITION DATE is required for all horses. Coggins MUST be received BEFORE competition - May be faxed, but must be legible. Entries with invalid Coggins upon closing date will be assessed an incomplete fee. Coggins bled prior to 4/30/15 are invalid. Please visit www.equine.unh.edu/pdf/horse_trials/Cogginspolicy.pdf for more information.
UNH will accept online entries submitted through Xentry (may pay here by credit card).
Preference will be given to complete entries mailed on opening date. Incomplete entries will be accepted as space allows, but all issues (including invalid Coggins) must be resolved by closing date. Entries not complete at close risk being replaced by a complete entry that is on wait list. Any entry that is not complete at close for any reason (including missing emergency contact info) will be assessed a $20 incomplete fee. Any changes to entry made after close, if able to be accommodated, will incur a $25 fee. Post-closing date entries may be accepted at organizer discretion but will incur an additional fee of $50.  Please do not expect to be able to enter this competition post-closing date. 
Management reserves the right to restrict the number of entries per rider per level.  Please contact secretary directly if you are planning to enter more than two horses at the same level.

Double entries: Not accepted.
Changes: $25 fee for all changes to entry made after closing.
Refunds: Before C.D.? Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.? No refunds unless accompanied by a vet or medical note AND spot can be filled off of wait list. All withdrawals must be in writing. Withdrawals or changes will not be accepted by phone, must mail, fax, or email. Competition cancellation-Only USEF/USEA fees refunded. No refund on stabling.

Intercollegiate Team Challenge: Riders who are currently enrolled at a university or college are eligible to join a team for the Intercollegiate Team Challenge. Indicate on your entry that you are eligible, as well as your school, and the organizer will put you on a team; you may also submit a team of your own. All levels and all schools are eligible to be on a team and teams may represent a mix of levels and schools. There is no special fee to participate. Teams of three to four will compete for special awards. Ribbons to be awarded after the second day of competition. Please see the Intercollegiate Eventing League for more specifics on scoring (www.intercollegiateeventing.com).
Competitor Information
Awards:
Trophy & 8 ribbons per division.
Special Awards: Lowest and Second Lowest Scoring Pony Clubber; Lowest Scoring UNH Student/Alumni; Best Scoring Connemara (sponsored by the ACPS). Intercollegiate Team Challenge for teams of three to four; ribbons awarded after the second day of competition.  
Please indicate which award you are eligible for (and the name of your Pony Club/year of graduation, whichever is relevant). Connemaras must include a copy of their rider or owner's ACPS membership and registration papers.

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P) is offering ribbons, prizes and prize money to the top placing Thoroughbred at each level. The reserve highest placed Thoroughbred will receive a ribbon. Eligible horses must provide T.I.P. numbers to event organizer with entry. For more information, visit www.tjctip.com  
Stabling/Veterinarian:

$90.00  per night (Fri or Sat only, please indicate which day on stabling form); $160 stall for duration (3 pm Friday to 6 pm Sunday); stalls do not need to be cleaned/stripped. 60 10' x 10' temporary stalls on grounds, under roof: Solid vinyl partitions. Stall doors and initial bedding provided (competitor must bed own stall).  Show management will be on site until 6:30 PM Friday night; later arrivals must receive permission.  Saturday night stalls may not be available until after 5 PM.  Please contact show management if you are concerned about your arrival time. 
Veterinarian: Deerfield Veterinary Clinic, (603) 463-7775.

Accommodations:
Howard Johnson's?10 mi., (603) 436?7600.  Days Inn-5 mi., (603) 742-0400. Holiday Inn Express-1 mi., (603) 868-1234 Comfort Inn and Suites (866)-750-7507- 10 mi
Camping: Not available.
Dressage:
Test & arena sizes: Small Arena for all divisions. OP: 2014 USEF Preliminary Test A. OT: 2014 USEF Training Test A. ON: 2014 USEF Novice Test A. OBN: 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A. Arenas: 3 sand or 2 sand and 1 grass. Warm?up: Sand.
Cross-Country:
OP-2800m @ 520 mpm. OT?2000 m @ 420 mpm. ON-1800 m @ 350 mpm. OBN-1800m @ 325 mpm. All courses: Easy to average, for horses with some experience at these levels.  The spring tracks are intended to be a good first outing for spring for northerly based mounts. Expect drops/banks, water and ditches as appropriate for each level.  Courses go through wooded trails and agricultural fields.  Cross-country course not open prior to the event in spring in order to preserve footing.
Other Information:
Cross-country course not open prior to the event in spring in order to preserve footing.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
In the event of challenging conditions in the spring, organizer may convert all Preliminary entries to PT; such a division would still be run on Sunday. Competitors will be notified by phone in the event this change occurs and will have the option of a full refund or an entry at PT.
Food available on grounds.
Dogs welcome but MUST be leashed.
PARKING IS EXTREMEMLY LIMITED AT UNH. Competitors are encouraged to purchase stabling or to trailer-pool if they are shipping in. Follow all posted signs and parking staff directions regarding parking. Bring a bike. The popular paved lot is designated student parking, and despite repeated requests UNH Parking will NOT ALLOW US TO CLOSE THE LOT or remove the student cars from it for the Trials. We have no control over this. Please respect the multiple uses at our facility and approach our parking with a sense of humor!

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