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Next Event Date: April 19-20, 2019
Benton, Louisiana (Area V)
Event Registration Dates
Open: March 5, 2019
Close: April 2, 2019
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.
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: T,TH,TR,N,NH,NR,BN,BNH,BNR
USEF/USEA Recognized: AI,I,P,P-JY
USEA Recognized Test: Starter
Send Entries to:
Marty Taylor-Harper, Secretary
1746 Cedar Hill Rd.
Keithville, LA 71047
During competition: (318) 965-9480
Draw checks to Holly Hill Farm
Register online at www.EventEntries.com
Org: Bob & Tracy Hewlett, 1296 Old Plain Dealing Rd., Benton, LA 71006. firstname.lastname@example.org
TD: Andy Bowles, TX
Judges: Pres: Sue Smithson, NC
Dressage Judges: Julie Madriguera, TX; Nanci Lindroth, NC: Bill Woods, FL
SJ Judge: Nancy Jones, AR
CD:XC: Carsten Meyer, TX
SJ: Adri Doyal, TX
Event Fees Directory: Draw checks to Holly Hill Farm. Or register and pay online at evententries.com Entry: All divisions: $225.00. Entries received after closing date will incur $75 late fee. 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. 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 non-transferable voucher for a Holly Hill entry minus $50 cancellation fee within one year. Competition cancellation-No refund. No refund on campsite if cancelled within 24 hours of event. Stabling: $155.00 (2 bags shavings provided). Grounds fee: $50.00 (non-stabled horses). Camping: $30.00/night (separate check). Tack Stall (if available): $155.00 (separate check).
Entry fees include a $25 non-refundable office fee. A USEAcurrent 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. $75 late fee. Riders must provide their own cross country number holder. 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 non-transferable voucher for a Holly Hill entry minus $50 cancellation fee within one year. Competition cancellation-No refund. No refund on campsite if cancelled within 24 hours of event. 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 $10/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. The event is considered full when all the on grounds stalls are filled. Priority for stalls will be for riders entered in the horse trials and then for tack stalls if there are any stalls available.
2. Tentative Schedule:
Thursday: Cross-country course opens-3 pm.
Friday: Dressage (all levels);Show Jumping (AI,I,P & T); Cross-country (N,BN & S).
Saturday: Show Jumping (N,BN & S); Cross-country-(AI,I,P & T).
Posted on web site week of event. www.hollyhillfarm.net.
Trophy & 6 ribbons per division. Special awards.
$155/stall from Thursday am to Sunday am. 70 permanent, 170 portable stalls. Stalls are either 12×12, 11x11or 10×10.All horses stabled on grounds. Event is considered full when all on grounds stalls are filled. 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: Dr Murph Colvin. # posted in Office. Nearest veterinary surgical facility- Red River Equine, Benton, LA, # posted at office.
Hampton Inn, VikingDrive 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.
Test & arena sizes: AI- 2018 USEF Advanced Test A-Std. I-2018 USEF Intermediate Test A-Std. P-2018 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T-2018 USEF Training Test A-Sm. N-2018 USEF Novice Test A-Sm. BN-2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Starter-2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: Grass; sandy soil. Aerovated. A/I and Intermediate may use a sand arena.
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 25.
8. Other Information:
Cross-country course closed March 25. 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, Thursday evening prepared by our event charity, Pick It Forward for Orphans. Welcome lunch, Thursday noon sponsored by Serios Feed and Seed and Purina. Required: Vaccinations, Coggins and Health Certificate Information All horses entering the show grounds of a USEF licensed competition MUST be accompanied by documentation showing vaccinations for Equine Influenza Virus and Equine Herpes Virus (rhinopneumonitis) within 6 months as well as have a current negative EIA/Coggins test (within 12 months). This is mandatory for every horse entering show grounds. See USEF Rule GR845. Health Certificate needed on all out of state horses.