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Sporting Days Farm Horse Trials IV (Dec 2017) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16671
Sporting Days Farm Horse Trials IV | Aiken, SC (AREA III)

Event Date: Dec 02, 2017

Open Date: Oct 17 Close Date: Nov 14

Aiken is North of Augusta, GA & South of Columbia, SC.
From South-exit I-20 at exit 18 & take 19 south (right) to second light left on Hwy 118 (Rutland Dr) cross Hwy 302 and go left on Hwy 78. From North-exit I-20 at exit 22 & take Rte 1 South about 5mi go left on Hwy 118 (Rutland Dr) cross Hwy 302 and go left on Hwy 78.
Note: From Town center About 1 mile from town center Hwy 78 exits to the right (was a fork in the road) From the West SDF is on the left 2.5mi from Montmorenci Fire Co. From the East SDF is on the right 1.3mi past Oakwood Elementary School.


USEF/USEA Recognized Division:IP,P,PH,P-JY,PR
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:PT,T,TH,T-JY,TR,TN,N,NH,N-JY,NR,BN,BNH,BN-JY,BNR
USEA Recognized Test:CT-I,Intro

Tentative Schedule:

Thur: Noon - Stabling Opens.


Friday: 4:30pm to 6:30pm WELCOME RECEPTION in Palmetto Pavilion free to competitors, officials & volunteers.

Saturday: Dressage - 9:00 am; Show Jumping - 10:30 am; Cross-country - 10:45 am.                 

Schedule is Tentative and may be changed depending on entry numbers! Check the online Omnibus, Facebook and the website closer to the event for schedule updates.

Starting Times:
General Schedule Changes will be sent by email as well as posted on Website and Facebook by Tuesday November 28, 2017.
Times Will be posted by Wednesday, November 29 after 10 pm or sooner if possible.
Event Officials

TD:  Carol Ogden, r, (FL)

President of Ground Jury:   Lisa Anderson,r,  (GA)  

Dressage Judges:  Deri Jeffers, r, (VA);; Valerie Swygert, r, (SC); John Clay r, (AL)
SJ Judge: 
 Carolyn Blakey, r,  (SC)
CD:X-C/SJ Mark Phillips, (GBR)

Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Sporting Days Farm H.T.
Attn: Molly Bull
3549 Charleston Hwy.
Aiken, SC 29801
Email Secretary: [email protected]
Other Matters: [email protected]
Assist Secretary: Marissa Dupree (803) 648-0100
All faxes (803) 648-0701.
(434) 962-0306 or (610) 613-2010
Draw checks to 'SDFHT IV

Organizer:   Joannah Hall Glass, (803) 648-0100 
Secretary: Joannah Glass (803) 648-0100. Asst. Secy:  Mary Coldren, 302 547 0695, Cindi Swartz & Lisa Hall 803 979 2323


Draw checks to SDFHT IV
ENTRIES POSTMARKED OCTOBER 31 THROUGH CLOSING: IP/P: $220.00; PT: $225.00; T/TN: $220.00; N: $210.00; BN: $200.00; Intro $190.00; CT: $65.00; 
EARLY ENTRY DISCOUNT: Postmarked Prior to October 31, 2017: IP/P:
$205.00; PT: $200.00; T: $195.00; TN: $190.00N: $185.00; BN: $175.00; Intro: $175.00 CT: $55.00;
TESTS:  USEF/USEA Dressage Test of Choice : Small arena-$35, Large arena-$40 AFTER OCTOBER 30, 2017 SM $45.00 LG $50.00.


postmarked prior to October 31 will not be subjected to withholding of $35.00 office fee if scratched prior to closing date, and ENTRIES POSTMARKED AFTER OCTOBER 30 will receive a 50% refund if scratched prior November 14 2017.

If space allows Post Entries will be accepted with the $50.00 Late Charge added to the regular entry fee.
Stabling: $125.00 - includes 3 nights; Extra day: $25.00.
Muck Deposit: $35.00 separate check. Aiken County Pony Club offering Stall Stripping for a $25 Donation. Please contact Rebecca Gutierrez @ 803-646-0462 to make arrangements.
Camping: $45.00 hook-up (limited 20amp electric bring a long hose); $25.00 primitive.  

Completed entries with no changes postmarked 10/18/16 through 10/29/16  and scratched by 11/15/16 receives full refund.  
Scratches after 11/15/16 receives Entry/stabling-Less $25 ONLY if in writing via mail, fax, email only, and the place can be filled from wait list. 

Competition cancellation - Possible partial refund.
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.



Sporting Days Farm HT uses for entries, scoring & live Scoring.
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Include legible and current email address on entry. All correspondence from secretary will be via email. Double entries: Not accepted. Effective December 1, 2016 BN riders must be a current Junior, Full, Collegiate or Full USEA Member, and horses must have either a Limited or Full Status.  If oversubscribed with entries postmarked on Opening Day, multiple rides may be limited - please indicate order of preference. 

If entering electronically; payment, signature page and Coggins must be postmarked within 5 days of entering or entry will be considered incomplete and the entry will be assigned a postmark date at the time it is complete and payment is received. Riders and owners at Preliminary must send current copies of all USEF membership cards, or a $45 USEF Show Pass fee will be charged.

ANY entry postmarked after Closing Date will be considered a late entry and the $50 Late fee applies.  Additionally, any electronic or faxed entry made prior to Closing Date must be COMPLETE within 5 days or will be considered a late entry and charged the $50 Late fee.
Late fee policy will be strictly adhered to!

Scratches/Changes must be in writing via mail, fax, email only.

All changes made before the closing date will be charged a $25 change fee and after the closing date will be charged a $35 change fee. NO changes, only substitutions allowed after November 28. Change of horse or rider requires a new entry to be faxed or e-mailed.  If space allows and post entries are accepted they will be charged the $50 late fee. Neg. Coggins required for all horses within 12 months and must accompany entry. Check website & contact immediately if in wrong division, etc. Do not wait until times are posted, check status after you enter.


Completed entries received with no changes postmarked 10/17/17 through 10/30/17 and scratched by 11/14/17 receives full refund Scratches after 11/14/17 receives Entry/stabling-Less $25 ONLY if in writing via mail, fax, email only, .and the place can be filled from wait list. 

Competition cancellation - Possible partial refund.
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.

Competitor Information

Trophy & 8 ribbons. $10 fee for mailing prizes.
Offered this event:  Highest placed Master Riders Award for each level. To qualify must be 55 years of age at time of Event or older, and winning riders must arrange a time to report to awards presentation area for Press photos in order to receive prizes $10.00 for mailing other ribbons.

$125 on grounds (limited permanent stalls - book early); Thursday 12 pm to Monday Noon; $25/day after that. Stall doors & one bag of shavings provided. PRE-ORDER any additional bedding or any hay needed from sec'y by November 29. If additional bedding/hay is not pre-ordered, it will NOT be available for purchase. Feed/Hay/Bedding, Aiken County Farm Supply (803) 649-2987, Aiken Saddlery (803) 649-6583 or Johnsons Farm & Garden (803) 266-7333 or see Sec'y.  further info: Send separate $35 clean stall deposit check payable to SDFHT, to be destroyed if stall deemed stripped clean. Veterinarians: Aiken Equine, (803) 648-0430. Farriers: Matt Cogan (650) 283-2500  also posted at Sec'y office.

Annies Inn 2.5mi 803 649 6836, The Hotel Aiken 7 mi., (803) 648-4265, (877) 817-6690; Holiday Inn Express-8 mi. (803) 648-0999; Country Inn & Suites, 3270 Whiskey Road, Aiken 803 649 4265, 7 miles The Wilcox Inn 7.2mi, 803 648 1898 . Further info from Aiken Chamber of Commerce, (803) 648-0405. Camping: Hook-ups limited-book early, $45. Plenty of primitive, $25.

Test & arena sizes: CT-I/IP-2014 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. P/PT-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T/TN-2014 USEA Training Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm.  Intro-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm Arenas: Sand.
IP/P-2200 m @ 520 mpm. PT/T-2000 m @ 420 mpm. TN/N-1800 m @ 370 mpm. BN-1600 m @ 340 mpm.  Intro-

All courses: P-Average, with options. T/N/BN-The courses are intended to not only build confidence but to show the rider where the weak spots are.  A number of maximum efforts. Banks, ditches & water at all appropriate levels. XC Course closed November 15  through the event, and otherwise only open during scheduled schooling times or by appointment with a minimum of 5 horses @$45.00.
Other Information:


Cross Country Schooling on SUNDAY, 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM.   Volunteers Free others $60.00  weather and footing dependent.
Information will be EMAILED OR on FACEBOOK AND OR WEBSITE Also if inclement weather please check the message at (803) 649-7075 for up to date XC schooling information.
Food on grounds.
Dogs must be leashed. Please note updates and changes to USEF rules, including all dogs MUST remain on leash and in control as per GR1301. If captured, $50 freedom fine to Aiken County SPCA.
XC Course closed September 1  through the event, and after that only open during scheduled schooling times or by appointment with a minimum of 5 horses @$50.00.
Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Friday: 4:30pm to 6:15pm Welcome Reception in Palmetto Pavilion free to competitors, officials & volunteers.

For information on Preferred "On Course & Ringside" Parking, Advertising, Vendor and Sponsorship opportunities contact: Ginny Allen  (803) 270-4960 or Joannah Glass (610) 613-2010.

Pre-Event Volunteers receive a free XC School for 6 hours help which can be accumulated in 3 hour blocks; see Sign Up Genius or contact : Heater Hall; [email protected], (803) 979-2323 or Text.

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