Pine Hill Spring H.T. (Apr 2017) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: Apr 08, 2017
Open Date: Feb 21 Close Date: Mar 21
Address: 1720 Hwy 159 East, Bellville, TX 77418.
From I‑10: Exit 720 off I-10 at Sealy (Hwy 36). North on Hwy 36 thru Sealy 12 miles, to Bellville. Turn right at 2nd stoplight in Bellville to Hwy 159. Proceed over tracks towards Hempstead. Entrance from Hwy 1.2 mi., from tracks on left. Via Hwy 290.
From Hempstead: Take Hwy 159 W. out of Hempstead toward Bellville. About 12 miles after crossing the river look for a state rest area on the right. The farm entrance will be on the right one mile past the rest area. From Rt. 290 (from Brenham): Hwy 36 south thru Bellville (around the Court House). Proceed thru the traffic light over the tracks to Hwy 159 towards Hempstead. Entrance from Hwy 159 1.2 miles from tracks on left.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,N,BN
USEA Recognized Test:Starter
Fri: Cross?country open-3 pm.
Sat: Dressage-7:30 am; Show jumping-10 am; Cross-country-1 pm (if weather permits).
Sun: Cross?country-8 am (if postponed from Saturday).
Postcards will be sent to competitors mailing a SASE with entry. Times will be posted on the internet site Startbox.com and a link to this will be available on the Pine Hill website: www.pinehilltexas.com.
Judges: Pres: Debra Dealcuaz, TX (officiated by special permission of the USEF) Dressage Judges: Marilyn Kulifay, TX; Donna Meyer, TX; Bobbie Paulk, TX
SJ Judge: Terri Beck, TX
CD:X-C: (P) Carsten Meyer, TX; (T-BN) Danny Warrington, MD SJ: Ruth Sawin
Send Entries to:
Ruth Sawin, Secretary
1720 Highway 159 E.
Bellville, TX 77418
Org: Ruth Sawin, (Same as above).
Entry fees include a $20 non-refundable office 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, but must pay a $25 USEA non-member fee; USEA Starter/D&M fees do not apply.
Double Entries-Accepted, no fee. Any entry change received after the C.D. will be charged a non-refundable $40 post C.D. fee. P/YR competitors who are not USEF members must pay extra $20 with entry. $10=Lost pinny/No deposit required. Refunds: Before C.D.? Entry/stabling less $20 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.?Entry less $30 with vet's or Dr.'s certificate & ONLY if place can be filled from wait list/Stabling-No refund. Competition cancellation-Entry/stabling-Less $50 office/competition expense fee. 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 within 12 months required for all horses--send copy with entry. Out-of-state: Check regulations for requirements.
Medal & 6 ribbons per division.
Limited. $100/stall Noon Friday to Noon Monday. Assigned first come, first served basis as entries are received. PLEASE sign up early if you wish to have on grounds stabling! 11 perm./66 temp. stalls on grounds. All stalls have half doors. Veterinarian: Dr. Mary Sanders, Mainstreet Animal Hospital, (979) 865?3664. # will be posted in program, on stalls cards & at secy's office. Phone for emergency use a secy's area.
Bellville: Hotel/Motel Budget Inn, (979) 865?9121 (48 hrs cancellation notice). Sealy: Rodeway Inn, (979) 885-7407. Best Western, (979) 885?3707; Holiday Inn, (979) 885-2121. Brenham: La Quinta (979) 836 5551;Coach Light Inn, (979) 836-5657. Best Western (979) 271-7791. Hill Top (888) 672-1378. Holiday Inn Express (979) 836-4590. Comfort Suites, (979) 421-8100. Camping: Coushatte Recreation Ranch?9 mi., (979) 865?2656. On site: Electrical hookups (electric only!) limited availability, $50/weekend.
Test & arena sizes: P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T-2014 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Starter Test 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: 2 Sand. 1 Grass; Grass warm-up.
OP?2800 m @ 520 mpm. OT?2400 m @ 450 mpm. ON?2000 m @ 350 mpm. BN?1600 m @ 350 mpm. Terrain: Woods & open fields with rolling terrain & creek crossing.
OP-Straightfoward inviting introduction to the level. OT and ON---Introduces some technical questions in an encouraging setting--great for horses that have some experience at this level. BN and Starter---Inviting, straight forward courses that are good for those just starting at the level.
Cross?country course closed on April 2, 2016.
Cross?country course closed on April 1, 2017.
Entry limit 120.
Rider limit 3 horses/level. Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Omnibus Listing on USEA website
Food & drinks available on grounds from Sat. am to Sat. pm.
Dogs must be leashed.
Fajitas next door at Martin's Friday night, concession on grounds Saturday.