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Grindstone Mountain Farm H.T. (Sep 2017) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16590
Grindstone Mountain Farm H.T. | Southampton, MA (AREA I)

Event Date: Sep 09-10, 2017

Open Date: Jul 25 Close Date: Aug 22

Directions:
Address: 183 College Highway, Southampton, MA 01073.
From Rt. 90 East & West: Exit 3 (Westfield); left on Rt. 10 North, 7 miles, farm on right.
From Rt. 91 North: Exit 15 (Ingleside), left at bottom of ramp, right at the 2nd light (Homestead Ave.), 1 mile turn left at light on Rt. 202 S, 4.2 miles turn right at 2nd light on Rte. 10 North, 3.7 miles to farm on right.
From 91 South: Exit 15 (Ingleside) right at bottom of ramp, right at the 2nd light (Homestead Ave.), 1 mile turn left at light on Rt. 202 S, 4.2 miles turn right at 2nd light on Rte. 10 North, 3.7 miles to farm on right.

Divisions

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

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross?country course open?3 pm.
Sat: Dressage (T/BN)?7:30 am; Show Jumping (T/BN)?10 am; Cross-country (T/BN)?10:30 am.
Sun: Dressage (P/N)?7:30 am; Show Jumping (P/N)?10 am; Cross-country (P/N)?10:30 am.
Starting Times:

Available at www.grindstonemountainfarm.com & www.area1usea.org.

Event Officials
TD: Katherine Cooper, NH
Judges: Pres: Nancy Guyotte, NH  Dressage Judges: 
SJ Judge: Andi Hengen, MA
CD: XC/SJ: Tremaine Cooper, VA  
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Event Secretary:
Megan Murfey
PO Box 14
South Woodstock VT 05071
Email: [email protected]
Ph: (603) 986-2497


Draw checks US Funds/US Bank to Grindstone Mountain Farm.

Organizer:

Org: Adria Pandolfini (413) 527-1179 [email protected]
Assist-Org: Sharyn Antico (413) 454-4158 [email protected]

Fees:
Event fees directory: Draw checks US Funds/US Bank to Grindstone Mountain Farm.
Entry Fees:  
Preliminary $225, Training & Novice $215, Beginner Novice $200
Stabling: $100.00 on grounds; (limited number of tack stalls available).
Stall deposit: $30.00 (separate check).
Late Fee: $30.00 after CD August 22.

Refunds: Before C.D.?Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.?Entry/Stabling-No refund.  USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy:  USEA Starter and D&M Fees shall be returned, within 30 days of the completion of the competition, to any rider who withdraws prior to the start of the dressage test. 
Entries:
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. USEA current membership and horse registration are required at all levels. Double entries: Not accepted.
Enter online through EVENTENTRIES.COM, pay with credit card (additional credit card fees will apply) OR mail in entry with check.
ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT FULL PAYMENT.
Entries received after closing date may be accepted and are subject to a $30 post entry fee, $30 charge for incomplete/incorrect entry/non-negotiable check/each change after C.D. Changes must be in writing. 
Permanent Pinney Holder Required. 
Refunds:
Before C.D.?Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.?Entry/Stabling-No refund. Signed withdrawals must be in writing and received by 9 pm, August 22. Withdrawal or changes will not be accepted by phone. Competition cancellation-No refund. USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy:  USEA Starter and D&M Fees shall be returned, within 30 days of the completion of the competition, to any rider who withdraws prior to the start of the dressage test. 
Neg. Coggins within 12 months of competition required.
No grounds fee charged.
NON-COMPETE HORSES NOT ALLOWED.
Competitor Information
Awards:

Ribbons 1 - 8 per division. 1st place prizes. Thoroughbred Incentive Program Awards (TIP).

Stabling/Veterinarian:
Temporary stalls. $100/stall/night on grounds. Stalls 10 by 10 with doors.  $30 stall cleaning deposit-separate check. Limited number of Tack Stall available. NO BEDDING PROVIDED, SHAVINGS FOR SALE MUST BE REQUESTED WITH ENTRY, $8.00/BAG.
Stabling form must be included with entry. Specify Friday or Saturday night. SATURDAY PM stalls available after 4:00 PM.
Veterinarian:
 #'s will be posted at sec'y's stand & in program.
Accommodations:
Holiday Inn Express - 7 mi., Westfield (413) 564-6900. Quality Inn and Suites (N' ton)-8 mi., (800) 941- 3066, (413) 586-1500. Econo Lodge 7 mi.(Westfield) (413-568-2821). Motel 8 (Holyoke)-7mi., (413) 536-1980. Holiday Inn [Holyoke] (413) 534-3311. Country Inn and Suites [Holyoke] (413) 533-2100. Pomeroy Sugar House - B&B [W'field] (413) 568- 3783. Camping: Not available.
Dressage:
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.  Three Arenas: 1 Grass 20m x 40m, 2 Sand 20m x 40m. Warm up may be on grass.
Cross-Country:
P?3200 m @ 520 mpm. T?2200 m @ 450 mpm. N?1850 m @ 350 mpm. BN?1600 m @ 300 mpm/max. fence height 2'7". Terrain: Fields, wooded trails, good galloping. All courses: T/N: Average, for horses with some experience at these levels. BN: Good for first time starter at this level. P-Good galloping, open fields, moderate difficulty. All courses include drops/banks/water and ditches that are appropriate for the Season. Cross?country course closed August 7.
Other Information:
Cross?country course closed August 7.
Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant.
Birth date, signatures, horse/rider #s required for complete entry.
Food on grounds.
Dogs leashed or will be FINED!
Cross Country attire may be worn for Show Jumping.
Approved HELMETS REQUIRED while mounted.

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