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Full Gallop Farm April H.T. (Apr 2017) Omnibus Listing

This event will become a One Day event to be held on Sunday April 2nd if we receive less than 120 entries by the closing date - please pay attention to all correspondence and social media posts.
Change Made 02/27/2017
Comment: AI/I distance now at 3000m. IP/P distance now at 2800.
Training Cross-country speed changed from 420 mpm to 450 mpm.
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USEA Event ID: 16446
Full Gallop Farm April H.T. | Aiken, SC (AREA III)

Event Date: Apr 02, 2017

Open Date: Feb 14 Close Date: Mar 14


Address: 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC 29805
From West (through Augusta, GA): I-20 to SC exit 18, end of the ramp turn right on Hwy 19. At the second light turn left on Hwy 118 (Rutland Dr.). Follow to Hwy 302 (Wagener Rd.) turn left. Full Gallop Farm is approx. 6 miles on the right.
From East or North (through Columbia, SC): I-20 to SC exit 22. At the end of the ramp turn left on Hwy 1 (York St.). Follow Hwy 1 (York St.) to Hwy 118 (Rutland Dr.) and turn left. Follow to Hwy 302 (Wagener Rd.,) and turn left. Full Gallop Farm is approx. 6 mi. on the right.
From South: I-95 to US-78 W via EXIT 77 toward BRANCHVILLE/BAMBERT. Go 13.1 miles. Turn LEFT onto US-21/FREEDOM RD. Go 0.2 miles. Turn RIGHT onto US-78/W EDWARDS ST. Continue to follow US-78. Go 51.8 miles. Turn RIGHT onto HATCHAWAY BRIDGE RD. Go 4.2 miles. Turn LEFT onto SC-302/SC-4. Go 0.8 miles, farm on the left.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:AI,I,IP,P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,TN,N,BN
USEA Recognized Test:Starter

Tentative Schedule:
Sat: Cross-country & Show Jumping course open-3 pm.
Sun: Dressage; Show Jumping; Cross-country.

If it becomes a one day:
 Cross-country & Show Jumping courses open-3 pm. Schooling dressage of choice - see website for more infomation
Sun: Dressage; Show Jumping; Cross-country.

Starting Times:

Available by Wednesday March 29th at or from the secretary.  Times will also be e-mailed.

Event Officials
TD: Mellisa Warden, SC
Judges: Pres: Nancy Guyotte, NH   Dressage: Kate Hutchings, SC; Valerie Swygert, SC 
CD:X-C: (I,P,T) John Williams, NY  (N,BN,Starter) Daniel Brown, SC  SJ: Julie Zapapas, SC
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Lara Anderson, Secretary, Full Gallop Farm H.T., 3828 Wagener Rd.
Aiken, SC 29805, (803)215-6590 No Fax
Email: [email protected]
Enter on-Line: (credit cards accepted). Mail or scan & e-mail original signatures, copy of coggins, copies of USEF memberships (if applicable) & checks (if necessary) to Secretary. Draw checks to Full Gallop Farm.
Paypal invoices can be sent upon request

Org: Lara Anderson, Full Gallop Farm Enterprises, inc., 3828 Wagener Rd., Aiken, SC 29805, Phone (803) 215-6590.


Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Full Gallop Farm.
Early Bird Discount ( Entries postmarked or received electronically Feb 10th, 2015 - Feb 24th 2015)Entries must be complete with Payment, signatures, coggins, and any other required forms and/or documents on of before February 24th to received the Early bird rate.: AI/I/IP/P $180.00 PT/T/TN/N/BN/Starter: $170.00.
Entry: (Entries postmarked or received electronically Feb 25th, 2015 - March 10th, 2015 (closing):  AI/I/IP/P: $210.00; 
P T/T/TN/N/BN/Starter: $195.00.
Post Entries/late entry fee: $50.00.
Stall Deposit: $50.00. 
Stabling: $125.00.
Grounds fee: $35.00 (non-stabled horses).
Camping: $30.00 (separate check) per night, Larger RV's $10.00 additional charge per night.

Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.- Entry-Less $25 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. Withdrawals must be in writing, or email to secretary. Competition cancellation - No refund: Free cross-country school in future. 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.

XC Pinny/Holder/Insert required--for sale on site for $25 each. Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Preliminary & Intermediate level entries; please include a copy of USEF membership card. Priority will be given to Intermediate and Preliminary entries.
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.

Double entries: Not accepted. All changes incur a $25 fee, per change. All changes and scratches must be made in writing, or email to secretary. Check for entry status. 

 Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.- Entry-Less $25 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. Withdrawals must be in writing, or email to secretary. Competition cancellation - No refund: Free cross-country school in future. Neg. Coggins required for all horses within 12 months-send with entry. 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.
Copy of horses Coggins must have a legible "date drawn" and "accession number" and must be provided with entry, "smartphone" photos, must be completely visible with all information.  If you must turn the Coggins in when you check in at the event please bring a copy to give to the event to keepwe will not make copies of your Coggins at the event. To avoid long check-in lines please mail, drop off, email,  all required information prior to coming to the event.  If space allows post/late entries will be accepted and they will be charged an additional $50 late fee. ANY entry postmarked after Closing Date will be considered a late entry and the $50 Late fee applies. Additionally, any electronic entry made prior to Closing Date must be COMPLETE within 5 days after Closing or will be also considered a late entry and charged the $50 Late fee. This includes coggins, signatures, and required documents.  Funds must be received/or 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 adhered to! 
We do not accept faxes please communicate and send documentation through e-mail (preferred) or by mail.  Entry by is our preferred method of entry. No Canadian or Foreign checks accepted.  All funds must be Drawn off US banks with US routing numbers.
Competitor Information

Prize & 6 ribbons per division.  This is a TIP sponsored event.  Special Ribbons and awards to the top placing TB's registered with the TIP program.  To register your horse go to

Limited (120 12x12 perm stalls). $125/stall-9am Friday to 9pm Sunday Additional night stays available $25 per night. $50 stall deposit, returned or ripped up if stall is well cleaned: Check with office to have stall approved before leaving 120 perm. stalls on grounds. Off-site stabling if needed will be assigned at several with perm stalls 1-5 miles from event. Please check website for stabling assignments and groupings Stall doors & bulk shavings provided. If you prefer we can have bagged shavings delivered to you stall for $8 per bag, please make note on entry or e-mail us the amount of shavings bags you would like.  Feed/Bedding/Hay available for purchase, further info from sec. Veterinarian: Southern Equine, (803) 644-1544, # posted at office.
Ask for FGF Horse Trials rates! hotel Aiken, 8 mi. (803) 648-4265, Hampton Inn-10mi. (803) 648-2525. Sleep Inn (Whiskey Rd.), (803) 644-9900, (800) 62-sleep. Annies Inn B&B-3mi. (803) 649-6836. Holiday Inn Express-10 mi., (803) 648-0999. Motel 8 (803) 641-8800. Comfort Suites-(803) 641-1100. Camping: Allowed - Hook-ups available - $30 fee per night, larger Rv's add $10.00 per night separate check. Reservations required! No generators allowed without prior organizer approval.

Test & arena sizes: AI-2014 USEF Advanced Test A-Std. I/IP -2014 USEF Intermediate Level Test A-Std. P-2014 USEF Preliminary Level Test A-Sm. PT-2014 USEF Preliminary Level Test A-Sm, T/TN-2014 USEF Training Level Test A-Sm., N-2014 USEF Novice Level Test A-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Level Test A-Sm.. Starter-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Level Test A-Sm Arenas: Sand based turf.

AI/I-3000 @ 550 mpm. IP/P-2800 m @ 520 mpm. PT/T-2400 m @ 450 mpm. TN/N-2000 m @ 375 mpm BN-1800 m @ 350 mpm, Starter - 325 mpm -All courses: Average, for horses with some experience at this level: Jumps are substantial, not a move-up course. Terrain: Excellent footing of sand based turf, rolling pastures, hills, some woods. Cross-country course closed March 29th. Course speeds and distances are subject to change.
Other Information:
Schooling Dressage tests of choice will be offered on April 1st if the event becomes a one day -forms available on website
Cross-country course closed March 29th.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry. Prioriy will be given to Intermediate and Prelim entries.
NOTICE - Due to Insurance policy changes - Full Gallop has instituted a NO DOG policy. We have recently had some dangerous issues with people bringing dogs on the property.  NO DOGS WILL BE ALLOWED at Full Gallop Farm only resident Full Gallop farm dogs will be allowed. This will be strictly enforced!!
No Motorized vehicles allowed on the cross-country course. Layovers/extended stay/ temp boarders/Winter Training welcome -  E-mail [email protected] or call Full Gallop Farm for details (803)215-6590Food on the grounds.
Open for schooling Feb 26th after last horse has completed thru to March 21st and then open after last horse runs course March 30th  
Please pay attention to directions on Website and road signs at the event-parking is very tight.
Bounced Checks will be accessed a $50 fee, plus bank charges.
TEAM CHALLENGE:  Teams will consist of four riders competing in the same Division (P, T, N, BN or Starter Division). The best three weighted scores will be used to determine final team standings.  Write your team name on your entry form.  If you wish to ride on a team but do not have enough riders to form one please email the Secretary and she will help you get on a team.  There is no additional fee to compete as a team.  Prizes awarded to first place winners of each Division at the conclusion of this event. There must be a minimum of three teams at the level to run the team challenge at that level.

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