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Otter Creek Spring H.T. (May 2018) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16767
Otter Creek Spring H.T. | Wheeler, WI (AREA IV)

Event Date: May 18-20, 2018

Open Date: Apr 03 Close Date: May 01

I-94 to Menomonie,WI take Hwy 25 North for 15 miles to 1170th Ave., turn east (right). Go straight east for 2 miles. See Otter Creek Farm sign on Hwy 25! Mapquest and GPS Directions: Otter Creek Farm 1170th Ave, Wheeler, WI 54772 Dunn County, US.


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

Tentative Schedule:
Thurs: Barns open at noon. Cross Country open 3:00 PM.
Fri: 8:00 AM Dressage all day. Starter and BN divisions Show Jumping starting around 2:00 PM.
Sat: Cross-country. Starter and Beginner Novice Award Ceremonies during Comp. Party.
Sun: Show Jumping and Awards.


Starting Times:

Posted to & sent by email.

Event Officials
TD: Tom Ordway, ID
Judges: Pres: Lori Hoos, TN   Dressage Judge: Jodi Ely, Caryn Vesperman
CD:XC: John Williams, NY    SJ: John Williams & Lena Warner
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Enter on Line: (credit cards accepted).

Mail original signature page, copy of current coggins, & checks to Secretary. Checks must be received within 4 days of electronic entry to guarantee entry in event. Please include copies of USEF memberships if riding P or I divisions! Postmark date will be changed to reflect the date payment is received by the secretary.

Or Send Entries To:
Betsy Jones, Secretary
1201 10 1/2 Ave.
Barron, WI 54812

Cell:(715) 296-6469 Fax: (715) 658-1250. Please contact sec'y by email: [email protected]
Show office phone during event: 715-658-1602.

Draw checks to: Otter Creek Horse Trial.

Check our web site: for Rider Status, Ride Times and Live Scoring.

Org/Manager: Lena Warner, E5847 1170th Ave., Wheeler, WI 54772, email: [email protected]


Entries limited to 200. Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee and stabling fee. Entries are accepted according to postmark date. Postmark date will be changed to reflect the date payment is received by the secretary. Draw checks to: Otter Creek Horse Trial and mail to Betsy Jones, Secretary.  
Pinny Holder Required available for purchase at vendor trailer!
HT: I, P: $375 if received electronically or postmarked on OD! $400 if received before CD! $425 after CD! 
HT: PT, T, N, BN: $345 if received electronically or postmarked on OD! $370 if received before CD! $395 after CD! 
Starter: $250 if received electronically or postmarked on OD! $275 if received before CD! $300 after CD! 
All Entry Fees include mandatory stabling.   
Tack Stall (if available): $150. 
Clean Stall Deposit: $25 (send separate check no cash or cc!). 
Camper Hook-ups:  Spaces are limited. No refund after closing date unless space can be filled.

Golf Carts: Limited number available for rent $150/weekend for two seater or $175 for four seater. 

Refunds: Before C.D.-Full Refund -$25 non-refundable office fee. After C.D.-Entry-no refund unless entry and or stall can be filled from waiting list less office fee. Competition cancellation-No 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.
Entry fees include Stabling from Thursday-Sunday and a $25 non-refundable office fee. Extra nights: $20 per night. Tack Stall: $150 (if available). Clean Stall Deposit: $25 (check will be destroyed if stall is stripped clean) no CC or cash accepted. Change fee $25 after CD, $40 charge after schedule is done, notice will be sent out via email. Double entries: Not accepted. All riders entered in the P and I divisions must have proof of USEF membership!
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 and the USEA Starter/D&M fees do not apply.

Biosecurity: This event requires a negative coggins dated within 1 year of the event, and proof of vaccination for EHV within 180 days of the event.  Please be prepared to show vaccination records on request.

Competitor Information
All divisions Ribbons to 8th place and prizes from 1st- 4th place. Don't miss the Awards Ceremonies for All BN  and Starter divisions taking place Saturday during the Competitor Party!  
200 10x10 permanent and temp stalls with doors. Stabling opens Thursday 1 pm-Sunday 6 pm, mandatory stabling included in entry fees, initial shavings included. Extra stabling $20 per night. Hay & shavings available for purchase in advance with entry or email [email protected] prior to May 14th to have your order delivered to your stall. Shaving orders received prior to event $8, during event $10! Shavings only allowed! Stall cleaning deposit=$25 included on separate check (cash will not be returned), if stall found stripped your deposit will be destroyed. Indicate a ONE stabling group name if you want to stable with others. Veterinarian: # will be at show office and stall doors.

Located in Menomonie: Americinn Lodge & Suites-17 mi. (715) 235-4800, Quality Inn and Suits (715)233-1500, Econo Lodge (pool)-17 mi.(715) 235-9651, Super 8-17 mi.(pool) (715) 235-8889, Motel 6-17 mi. (715) 235-6901, Best Western Plus Inn & Suites (715)235-5664. Limited camper hook-ups (water/electric) - $100 (Thur-Sund). No electric or water hookups permitted from barns. 
Check our web site for alternative accommodations available locally!

Test & arena sizes: New dressage test for 2018 will be used!  I-2018 USEF Intermediate Test B-Std. P/PT-2018 USEF Preliminary Test B-Std. T-2018 USEF Training Test B-Sm.  N-2018 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN-2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Starter- USDF Intro Test C.
I-approx. 3550 m @ 550 mpm. P-approx. 3250 m @ 520 mpm. PT/T-approx. 2500 m @ 450 mpm.  N-approx. 2100 m @ 400 mpm. BN-approx. 1850 m @ 350 mpm/max. Easy Starter course height not over 2'4" water is optional. All courses are designed according to the National standards for each level and are considered Average in difficulty, Terrain: Rolling to hilly terrain with very good sand turf footing. All courses spectator friendly!  Cross-country course open only by appointment course close two weeks prior to show.
Other Information:
Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.
Food provided by Fosters Catering.
Watch OCF web for information: Leashed dogs are welcome but please clean up your dog's messes!
Competitor Party: Saturday evening. Food, beverages, music and other entertainment. One ticket included per entry. Party tickets available in the office or when entering on line at for $20.
Please help us protect the xc footing by limiting the amount of vehicles used on course. No scooters or golf carts allowed in water complex, wooded paths or hills for any reason!

Leashed dogs are welcome.  Help us keep the show grounds clean, please clean up after your dogs!  Bags available at the office

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