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Next Event Date: October 28-29, 2017

Benton, Louisiana (Area V)

Event Registration Dates

Open: September 12, 2017

Close: October 10, 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: I,I-Ch,P,P-Ch
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions: T,T-Ch,N,BN
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: Bobby Stevenson, WY
Judges: Pres: Loris Henry, CA
Dressage Judges: Bill Woods, FL; Ana Schravesande, TX; Bobbie Paulk, TX
SJ Judge: Bob Cooper, TX
CD:X-C/SJ: Carsten Meyer, TX

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.
  • Stall Cleaning deposit: $25.00 (separate check). Check will be destroyed if stall is left clean with hay and manure removed.
  • 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. USEA membership (Junior, Full, Life) and Horse Registration (Limited, Full)are required for all levels except Starter. Starter competitors are exempt from USEA membership/non-membership fees and the USEA Starter/D&M fee does not apply. Changes after C.D. $30, Entries after C.D. $50 late fee. Riders must provide their own cross country number holder.  Camping fee $30/night separate check. Stall cleaning deposit check $25.  Register and pay online at evententries.com. Entries received without payment will not be accepted.

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-8:00 am; Show Jumping-9:30 am; Cross-country-12 pm.

Sunday: Cross-country-9 am , Show Jumping-9 am.

Starting times:
Available Tues. Oct. 25 on web site or include stamped self-addressed postcard or envelope.

3. Awards:

Trophy & 6 ribbons per division. Special awards.

4. Stabling/Veterinarian:

$150/stall (includes 2 bag shavings) from Friday am thur Monday am. 250 stalls on grounds. 70 permanent, 190 portable. Stall cleaning deposit $25 in separate check. Stalls to be left clean, not stripped. $25 grounds fee if not stabled. Stall doors/initial bedding only provided. Feed/Hay/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.

5. Accommodations:

Hampton Inn on Viking Drive in Bossier City (Host Hotel) ask for Holly Hill special rate (318) 841-9700. Hampton Inn on Gould Drive in Bossier City (318) 752-1112. 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. Camping: On grounds. Limited hook-ups available-$30/night, electricity only.

6. Dressage:

Test & arena sizes: I-2014 USEF Intermediate Test B-Std. P-2014 USEF Preliminary Test A-Sm. T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. BN and Starter-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm.  Arenas: Large- sand arena; Small- grass arena, aerovated.

7. Cross-Country:

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. sandy soil. Cross-country course closed October 2.

8. Other Information:

Cross-country course closed October 2.

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

Party: Complimentary lunch on Friday sponsored by Serio’s Feed and Purina. Open Dinner Reception Friday night.

Express check-in available for completed entries.

Food available on grounds during show.

Dogs must be leashed.

Anyone moving from assigned stalls without clearing with show secretary will be eliminated.

Policy for eliminated riders: If rider is eliminated for a fall of horse and/or rider then they cannot continue to the next phase. If the rider is eliminated for multiple refusals then they cannot continue on to the next phase. Other eliminations such as Technical Elimination will be decided upon by the TD and Organizer and if rider is allowed to continue to next phase they must retire after the first disobedience.

 

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