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Morven Park Spring H.T. (Mar 2018) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16709
Morven Park Spring H.T. | Leesburg, VA (AREA II)

Event Date: Mar 31-Apr 01, 2018

Open Date: Feb 13 Close Date: Feb 13

Address: 41580 Sunday Morning Lane, Leesburg, VA 20176 [North of Leesburg off Rt 15] From North: Right on Rte 740 - Tutt Lane (1 mile north of town) - 8/10 mile to Sunday Morning Lane on left.
From South: Left on Rte 740 - Tutt Lane (200 yards after end of Leesburg bypass) - 8/10 miles to drive on left. DO NOT follow signs in Leesburg for "Morven Park".
See directions to Morven Park Equestrian Center (Tutt Lane Entrance) at


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

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross-country open-3 pm.
Sat: Intermediate/Training/Beginner Novice divisions - all phases.
Sun: Preliminary/Novice divisions - all phases.
The day divisions are run may change due to numbers of entries. Check online Omni listing for changes.
Starting Times:
Available March 27 after 3pm at Starting times will be e-mailed.
Event Officials
TD: Muffin Pantaze, VA
Judges: Pres: Helen Brettell, GBR  Dressage Judges: Heidi Berry, VA; Peggy Pariso, MD 
SJ Judge: Kathleen White, VA 
CD:X-C/SJ: Tremaine Cooper, VA 

Entry Information

Send Entries to:


Or by mail to:

Laura Doyle, Secretary
41580 Sunday Morning Lane
Leesburg, VA  20176
Phone: (703) 777-2890 x 6614
E-mail: [email protected]

Draw Checks to Morven Park.  Entries are not complete until payment is received. Entries will carry postmark of payment.

Org: Morven Park Organizing Committee, Margaret J. Good, Chairperson, 18683 Canby Rd., Leesburg, VA 20175, Phone (703) 777-8776 , [email protected]

Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Morven Park. U.S. checks / money orders only. NO FOREIGN CHECKS . U.S. dollars only.
Entries paid & received by Feb 13 - Mar 5: I: $220; P: $195; T: $195; N: $195; BN: $195.
Entries paid & received by Mar 6 - Mar 13: I: $245; P: $220; T: $220; N: $220; BN: $220.
Stabling: $100.00/stall (Fri/Sat/Sun); Additional days: $40 per day; Tack/Addt'l stall: $100; Shavings: $10.00/bag.
Grounds fee: Non-competing horses - $50
Camping: $40.00/night - no hookups.
Post Entry/Late fee: $50.

Refunds: Before CD - entry & stabling less $25 non-refundable office fee; After CD - no refund, unless there is a wait-list and entry can be found to fill the spot - then refund less $25 office fee.  No refunds (entry or stabling) after Monday, Mar 26th.  USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees, 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.
Scratches/Changes must be in writing via mail, fax, e-mail only.  A fee will be charged for any changes made to entry: $30/change; $50/change after March 26th.  Any paperwork received after March 26th, (postmarked or delivered) add $50 fee.  Incomplete entries may be waitlisted. Negative Coggins required within 12 months for all horses.
Electronic entries accepted via WWW.EVENTENTRIES.COM. - payments may be made by credit card; payment, signature page, and current Coggins must be postmarked within 5 days and before closing date or entry may be wait listed.  Entries include $25 non-refundable office fee.  $30 fee for bounced checks.  US CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS ONLY; NO FOREIGN CHECKS.  Include printed, legible, and current e-mail address on entry.  All correspondence from secretary will be via e-mail.  If overbooked, management reserves the right to limit a rider to 2 horses in competition. 
Wait List: After entry limit is reached, additional entries are placed on the wait list in the order they are received.  Only entries paid in full are placed on the wait list.  Once scheduling is completed, substitutions will be made from the wait list by division only.  The wait list expires on Sunday, Mar 25th at 9 pm.
RIDERS MUST BRING PINNY HOLDER WITH THEM.  Morven Park will provide paper numbers for their competitors to insert into their plastic pinny holders. 
NEW USEA REQUIREMENTS: Beginner Novice riders MUST be a current Junior, Full, Life or Collegiate member and horses registered with either a Limited status or Full.
Competitor Information

Prizes for 1st through 3rd & 8 ribbons per division.

$100/stall (Fri/Sat/Sun), initial 2 bags of bedding included. Additional stabling $40 per day; Tack/Additional Stall $100; 136 perm. 10x10 stalls on grounds. Stall doors provided.  Any horses found in unassigned stalls will be fined $50 and must move out and pay fine before Dressage.  Shavings available for purchase, $10/bag. No straw please. All stabling requests must have a stabling form submitted to the Secretary by CD.    No motorized vehicles left in barns. See section 10.
Veterinarian:  Dr. Jay Joyce, Total Equine (703) 505-2320.
Best Western - 4 mi. (866) 430-9014 (ask for Morven Park Rate); Hampton Inn - 4 mi. (703) 669-8640 (ask for Morven Park Rate); Comfort Suites - 4 mi. (703) 669-1650 (ask for Morven Park Rate).   Self-contained RV/Trailer Campers only - no dumping of grey water, no hookups, $40 per night, limited number available; no electric or water hookups are permitted from barns. No sleeping in barns. No tent sites. 
Tests & arena sizes: I-2018 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std.; P-2018 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T-USEF 2018 Training Test B-Sm. N-2018 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: 1-indoor sand arena. All outdoor arenas- permanent footing - GGT/silica sand mix.
I-2600-3575 m @ 550 mpm  Expect two water complexes, corners, banks, gates, skinnies, brush, ditches, coffins, tables, combinations, and rolling terrain. P - 2200-3120 @ 520mpm. Expect water complexes, corners, banks, gates, skinnies, brush, ditches, tables, combinations and rolling terrain. T-2200-2600m @ 450 mpm Expect water complexes, corners, banks, trakehener, brush, ditches, tables, combinations, and rolling terrain.  
N-1600-2200m @ 400 mpm Expect water complexes, banks, brush, ditches, tables, combinations, and rolling terrain.  BN-1400-2000m @ 350 mpm 

All courses in open rolling fields with established old turf. Large galloping tracks that are not overly technical for spring event. All courses include ditches, water, and terrain questions. All courses solid for the level.  Not recommended as "move up" courses.
Cross-country courses never open except for scheduled Morven Park schooling days.
Other Information:
Cross-country courses never open except for scheduled Morven Park schooling days.  Tentative date - Tuesday, April 3th, 9am-4pm; watch calendar of events on . Morven Park Wimert cross-country schooling field available by appt only-call, (703) 777-2890 x6614 to speak directly with Laura.  DOGS MUST BE LEASHED at all times while on grounds. USEF rule GR301.6 and Loudoun County law.  Absolutely NO motorized vehicles left in barns. NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES OF ANY KIND ON ANY COURSE.  Food available at Café on grounds.  Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section (we will try to accommodate those preferences, but not always possible) and birth date on entry (otherwise Senior is assumed).  The day divisions are run may change due to numbers of entries. Check online Omni listing for changes.

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