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Next Event Date: April 22-23, 2017

Benton, Louisiana (Area V)

Event Registration Dates

Open: March 7, 2017

Close: April 4, 2017

Directions:

Address: 1296 Old Plain Dealing Rd., Benton, LA 71006

From I-20: To Shreveport/Bossier City to loop 220 to Hwy 3 North to Benton. In Benton, left at 2nd light on Old Plain Dealing Road. 3 miles Holly Hill Farm on right.

Divisions

USEF/USEA Recognized Division:AI,I,P,P-JY
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,TH,TR,N,NH,NR,BN,BNH,BNR
USEA Recognized Test:Starter

Send Entries to:
Marty Taylor-Harper, Secretary
1746 Cedar Hill Rd.
Keithville, LA 71047
(318) 925-2185
Email: ShowSecMarty@aol.com
During competition: (318) 965-9480

Draw checks to Holly Hill Farm

Register online at www.EventEntries.com

Organizer
Org: Bob & Tracy Hewlett, 1296 Old Plain Dealing Rd., Benton, LA 71006. tracy@hollyhillfarm.net

Event Officials:
TD: Malcolm Hook, OR
Judges: Pres: Lori Hoos, TN
Dressage Judges: Bill Woods, FL: Ana Schravesande, TX
SJ Judge: Nancy Jones, AR
CD:X-C/SJ: Carsten Meyer, LA

Fees:

Event Fees Directory: see individual section for details. Draw checks to Holly Hill Farm. Or register and pay online at www.evententries.com

  • Entry: All divisions: $225.00
  • Stabling: $150.00 (2 bags shavings provided). Includes stabling for Friday through Monday am.
  • Cleaning deposit: $25.00 (separate check).
  • Grounds Fee:: $25.00 (non-stabled horses)
  • Camping: $30.00/night (separate check)
  • Tack Stall: (if available): $150.00 (separate check).

1. Entries:

Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Effective 12/1/2016 all 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, but must pay a $25 USEA non-member fee; USEA Starter/D&M fees do not apply.

Changes after C.D. $30, Entries after C.D. $50 late fee. Riders must provide their own cross country number holder. $25- stall cleaning deposit (separate check) Camping fee $30/night separate check . Register and pay online at evententries.com. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.-Entry minus $50 if spot can be filled from Wait List.  If vet or doctor excuse is submitted then rider will receive a voucher for a Holly Hill event within one year. Competition cancellation-No refund. No refund on campsite if cancelled within 24 hours of event.

Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After C.D.-Entry minus $50 if spot can be filled from Wait List.  If vet or doctor excuse is submitted then rider will receive a voucher for a Holly Hill event within one year. Competition cancellation-No refund. No refund on campsite if cancelled within 24 hours of event.

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.

Neg. Coggins required within 12 months for all horses: Copy of current Negative Coggins must accompany entry. Any changes after C.D., $30 office fee. Pre-order/pre-pay extra shavings $8/bag delivered to stall. Separate Checks for Camping and Tack Stalls, please! Submitted entries not paid by the closing date will not be included in the ride times.

2. Tentative Schedule:

Friday: Cross-country course opens-3 pm.

Saturday: Dressage (all levels); Show Jumping (AI,I,P & T); Cross-country (N,BN & S).

Sunday: Show Jumping (N,BN & S);  Cross-country-(AI,I,P & T).

Starting times:
Posted on web site week of event.

3. Awards:

Trophy & 6 ribbons per division. Special awards.

4. Stabling/Veterinarian:

$150/stall from Friday am to Monday am. 70 permanent, 170 portable stalls. Stalls are either 12×12, 11×11 or 10×10. All horses stabled on grounds. Stall doors/initial bedding only provided. Bedding available for purchase. Pre-order/pre-pay extra shavings $10/bag. Contact Holly Hill Farm for info. Veterinarians: Benton Animal Hospital. # posted in Office. Nearest veterinary surgical facility- Red River Equine, Benton, LA, # posted at office.

5. Accommodations:

Hampton Inn, Viking Drive Bossier City (host hotel) 318-841-9700. Hampton Inn, Gould Drive, Bossier City 318-752-1112 Ask for Holly Hill HT rate. , Holiday Inn-(318) 742- 9700. Days Inn-(800) 673-2743. Best Western-(800) 635-7639. Shoney Inn-(800) 222-2222. La Quinta-(800) 531-5900. Cypress-Black Bayou Recreation Area- cabins and camp sites 318-965-0007. Camping on grounds-Limited hook-ups available; $30/night.

6. Dressage:

Test & arena sizes: AI- 2014 USEF Advanced Test A-Std. I-2014 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T-2014 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Starter-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: Grass; sandy soil. Aerovated.

7. Cross-Country:

All distances are approximate. AI/I-3400 m @ 550 mpm. P-3120 m @ 520 mpm. T-2200 m @ 450 mpm. N-2000 m @ 400 mpm. BN-1850 m @ 350 mpm. max. height 2’7″. Starter -1400 m @ 300 mpm, max. height 2′. Well drained, sand based turf on open pastures with some rolling terrain.  Courses are of average difficulty and there are two water obstacles, several banks and ditches that are on some of the courses. Cross-country course closed March 27.

8. Other Information:

Cross-country course closed March 27.

Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry.

Prize list available from at hollyhillfarm.net.

Food available on grounds.

Dogs must be leashed.

Medical arm bands will be spot checked, any with incorrect information will be eliminated.

Anyone moving from assigned stalls without clearing with stabling steward will be eliminated. Welcome dinner, Friday evening.

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