Aspen Farms H.T. (Sep 2017) Omnibus Listing
Event Date: Sep 08-10, 2017
Open Date: Jul 25 Close Date: Aug 22
Address: 13042 Morris Rd, Yelm, WA 98597.
Northbound: I-5 exit 88A-Tenino becomes WA Rte 507 (16 mi) to Rainier, right on Center St., becomes 148th Ave SE (4.5 mi.) to left onto Morris Rd. SE, 1.8 mi., to 130th Trail and sign for Aspen Farms.
Southbound: I-5 exit 116 “Old Nisqually & Mounts Rd.’ end exit left follow to Reservation Rd., left, to stop left on Pacific Hwy, WA Rte 510 through Yelm to light at Bald Hills Rd, right then right onto Morris Road, 2.5 mi., to 130th Trail & sign for Aspen Farms.
USEF/USEA Recognized Division:A,I,IO-Ch,P,PO-Ch
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,TJr-Ch,TO-Ch,TR-Ch,N,NJr-Ch,NO-Ch,NR-Ch,BN,BNJr-Ch,BNO-Ch
Thurs: Cross-Country Course open-3 pm.
Fri: Dressage- 8 am.
Sat: Cross-Country-8 am (A/I/P/T); Show Jumping-9 am (N/BN).
Sun: Show Jumping-9 am (A/I/P/T); Cross-Country-8:30 am (N/BN).
Available September 5th at www.aspenfarmseventing.com.
Judges: Pres: Mark Weissbecker, MA Dressage Judges: Ann Appleby, WA; Teresa Stewart, WA; Diane Spence, WA
SJ Judge: Jay Arend, WA
CD:X-C: Tremaine Cooper, VA; (A-P) Jonathan Elliott (T-BN) SJ: Tremaine Cooper, VA
Send Entries to:
Aspen Farms HT
c/o Christina Gray
PO Box 1938
Lexington, KY 40588-1938
Tel: 805-239-3930 ext 1
e-mail: [email protected] Web site: http://www.aspenfarmseventing.com/
Draw checks to Aspen Farms Horse Trials.
Org: Jonathan Elliott, 1201 Yelm Ave, Ste 400 PMB 135, Yelm, WA 9897, (360) 485-2043 [email protected]
To qualify for Championships horse and rider combinations must qualify by placing 1st-5th at Area VII horse trials between August 15th 2016 and August 15th 2017. All entries will be accepted for Preliminary and Intermediate Championships. Entry slots for 50 Beginner Novice, 90 Novice, and 90 Training level slots are available for the Area VII Championships. Currently there is no Area VII Championships for the Advanced level, but once again, the Advanced division at Aspen Farms will be part of the USEA Adequan Gold Cup Series. Horse and rider combinations will be placed into their appropriate divisions: Junior (18 and under), Rider (riders have not competed an event above the next highest level in the 5 years preceding the date of competition), and Open (unrestricted). Non championship entries for Beginner Novice, Novice, and Training Levels will only be accepted if space is available.
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Double entries: Not accepted. Entries must be paid in US funds, no Canadian checks. If you using Xentry: please, still send paper entry to secretary. Entries are not accepted without payment; the postmark on your payment will determine the order in which your entry is received. Priority will be given to Preliminary, Intermediate, and Advanced entries. DO NOT EMAIL ENTRIES. No non-competing horses. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.-Less $50 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. 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. Competition Cancellation-No refund.
$25 Change fee after closing date.
Tin Men Supply Advanced division is a USEA Gold Cup Event, $4,000 Prize money. Trophy & 8 ribbons per division. Awards to 5th place.
Limited. $120/stall from 10 am Thursday to 6 pm Sunday. 290 temp. stalls on grounds. Early Stabling: $25/night. Stall doors & initial bedding only provided. Additional Shavings: $9/bag. Veterinarian: TBA, # will be posted at show office. Horses arriving Wednesday must have approval and arrive before 6pm. NO NON-COMPETE HORSES.
Prairie Hotel-5 mi., (360) 458-8300. Super 8-16 mi., (360) 459-8888. Quality Inn, Lacey-16 mi., (360) 493-1991. La Quinta, Lacey-16 mi., (360) 412-1200. Camping: Available on grounds-Limited hook-ups $100 email Jonathan [email protected] to reserve.
Test & arena sizes: A-2014 USEF Advanced Test B-Std. I-2014 USEF Intermediate Test B- Std. 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. Arenas: Sand and grass.
Terrain: All grass with rolling terrain. Courses are designed with championships in mind, non championship divisions will have alternative routes on course. No ditch on the BN course. 2 water complexes. Rolex like atmosphere with the white roping in the galloping lanes! A-3800 m @ 570mpm I-3400 m @550 mpm P-3000 m @ 520 mpm. T-2500 m @ 450 mpm. N-2000 m @ 400 mpm. BN-1800 m @ 350 mpm. BN max. fence height 2'7".
Cross-country course closed August 14th.
Cross-country course closed August 14th.
Entry limit: 300 horses. Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Party: Saturday Evening.