Middleburg Orange Pony Club and Middleburg Horse Trials

The Middleburg H.T. (Jun 2017) Omnibus Listing

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USEA Event ID: 16540

The Middleburg H.T. | Middleburg, VA (AREA II)

Event DateJun 10-11, 2017Open Date: Apr 25 Close Date: May 23

Directions:

Address: Glenwood Park, 36800 Glenwood Park Lane (off Foxcroft Road), Middleburg, VA 20117 
From D.C: I-66 west to Rt. 50 west, to Middleburg. Right at only traffic light in Middleburg onto Rt. 626 (Madison St) Rt. 626 becomes Foxcroft Road at edge of town. Proceed 1.1 miles to Glenwood Park on the right, white stone pillars and sign welcome you to Glenwood Park. 
From Winchester I-81: Rt. 50 east to Middleburg. Left at only traffic light in Middleburg onto Rt. 626 as above.

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

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross-country course open-3 pm.  Show Jumping course open - 4 pm.  
Sat: All P/T - Dressage 8:00-am; P/T Show Jumping-10:00 am; P/T Cross-country-10:30 am.
Sun: All N/BN - Dressage-8:00 am; N/BN Show Jumping-10:00; N/BN Cross-country-10:30 am.  
Divisions may change days depending on entries.  Any changes will be posted to website.

Starting Times:

Available online Wednesday, June 7 on http://www.mocpony.club

Event Officials

TD: Cindy Wood,, MD
Judges: Pres:  Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck, MD  Dressage Judges: Karen Adams, MD; Sally O'Connor, VA 
SJ Judge: Kathy White, VA 
CD: XC: Jonathan Wells, TN     SJ: Kathy White, VA

Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Enter via Xentry or mail to:Philippa Fewell
3700 Avonlea Way
Catharpin, VA 20143

Email: PMFewell@gmail.com
Phone (703)472-1541 (please no calls after 8:30pm)
Website: http://www.mocpony.clubDraw checks payable to Middleburg Horse Trials.  Entry forms may be submitted to the secretary via US Mail, email or Xentry. For ALL entries, the postmark on payment sent via US Mail or when payment is processed electronically is considered the entry date.  If doing an electronic entry through Xentry you must postmark via US Mail or email , signature page and Coggins within 5 days of entering or entry is considered incomplete and will be subject to post entry late fees.  Muck deposit check (if applicable) must be received via US Mail before entry will be complete.

Organizer:
Organizer: Max Corcoran Email: maxcorcoran@msn.com 
Competition Management: Middleburg Orange County Pony Club

Fees:

Draw checks to Middleburg Horse Trials. Checks must be drawn on a US Bank or be a US money order.  NO FOREIGN CHECKS OR INTERNATIONAL MONEY ORDERS. Send entry, stabling forms & fees to competition secretary.
Entry: P: $200.00; T: $195.00; N: $190.00; BN: $185.00. 
Grounds Fee (only non-stabled horses): $10.00.
Stabling: $40.00 per night including 1 bag of shavings for each night stabled.  Additional shavings will be available for purchase onsite. 
Muck Fee Deposit: Separate $50 check payable to Middleburg Horse Trials.
Tack Stall: $40.00 per night.
Non-competing horses - must register with secretary. have a negative coggins and pay a $10 grounds fee (and stabling and muck fees if relevant).
Post Entry/Late Fee: Additional $50 office fee for entries and payments postmarked after the closing date.
Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 office fee; After C.D.- $150 entry & stabling refund ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. NO REFUNDS for any level (entry or stabling) AFTER 9 pm June 3rd. USEA Starter and USEF Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees will be returned within 30 days of the competition to any who do not start the dressage test.  Competition cancellation-No refund.

Entries:
Entry fee includes a $25 non-refundable office fee.   $50.00 returned (bounced) check fee.  Include printed, legible and current email address on entry.  All correspondence from the secretary will be by email.   All entrants competing must be USEA members. All horses competing must have USEA registration number. Preliminary competitors, include copies of current rider, trainer and owner (including farm, syndicate, etc.) USEF membership cards.  Riders, trainers, and/or owners of horses competing at the Preliminary level who are not USEF members will be required to pay $30 non-member fee with entry. (Note: a coach may or may not be a trainer; trainers are the ones who care and feed the horses)
For all stabled horses, include stabling form and separate $50 check payable to Middleburg Horse Trials for muck deposit for EACH stall requested.  Checks will be destroyed or returned upon stall being stripped.  For all ship-in (non-stabled) horses include $10 grounds fee per horse with entry.   Double entries: Not accepted.
Check entry status online at http://www.mocpony.club. Entries may be accepted after the closing date on a space-available basis. Incomplete entries may be wait listed until complete.  If there is a wait list, it will be posted on the website along with entry status.
Unpaid entries are incomplete and will not be assigned ride times.
Emergency information box on entry must be filled out or entry is not complete.
Please include TIP registration number for horses that want to be considered for TIP awards (http://tjctip.com). These must be received by June 9th at 1PM.
For all electronic entries, the postmark on payment sent via US Mail is considered the entry date, NOT the date it was submitted via Xentry or emailed.
Additional $30.00 office fee for any entry incomplete after the C.D.  This includes but is not limited to missing registration/membership numbers, Coggins, emergency contact, payment, stabling forms, etc.  Additional $30.00 fee for any change of entry after C.D. but before June 3; Additional $50 fee for any change after June 3. Changes should be sent to the secretary by email. Changes NOT accepted by phone.  $50.00 post entry/late fee for any entries or payments postmarked or received after closing date.
Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 office fee; After C.D.- $150 entry & stabling refund ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. NO REFUNDS for any level (entry or stabling) AFTER 9 pm June 3rd. USEA Starter and USEF Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees will be returned within 30 days of the competition to any who do not start the dressage test.  Competition cancellation-No refund.
All scratches must be given directly to Philippa Fewell via email: PMFewell@gmail.com. We are not responsible for scratches left on answering machines. Email required.
Negative Coggins certificate valid though June 12, 2016 required for all horses.  Horses without current Coggins on file or in hand will not be allowed on grounds.

Competitor Information

Awards:

Eight ribbons per division; Low score trophy at each level; Prize money for 1st through 3rd in Preliminary divisions paid by check at event; Certificates good toward 2018 entry fees for 1st through 3rd in Beginner Novice through Training divisions.  Product awards at all levels by Sponsors.  The Tender Offer Perpetual Trophy to low score Preliminary horse.  $3 fee for mailing ribbon paid to secretary prior to competition conclusion. Will be offering Ribbons and prizes for TIP registered horses (http://tjctip.com).

Stabling/Veterinarian:
Stabling: $40.00 per day or night (not to exceed 24 hrs). Tack stall: $40.00 per day or night.  One bag of shavings provided for each night stabled. 84 perm 10x10 stalls on grounds.  Stall doors provided. Straw available if requested in advance. Stabling refunds: in full before C.D. After C.D. only if place filled from wait list. No refund after 9 pm, June 3.  Shavings available for purchase onsite.  Mandatory stall cards with emergency contact information must be posted on stalls. For all stabled horses, include stabling form and separate $50 check payable to Middleburg Horse Trials for muck deposit for EACH stall requested.  Checks will be destroyed or returned upon stall being stripped.  For all ship-in (non-stabled) horses include $10 grounds fee per horse with entry. Limited access for trucks & trailers in barn areas. 
Veterinarian: VA Equine Imaging (540)687-4663 clinic and Chad Davis (540)955-9115. Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Leesburg, VA (800)436-2911. Numbers will be posted at Secretary's stand and barns.  No public phone at Glenwood Park.

Accommodations:

Make reservations early as we share this weekend with the Upperville Horse & Colt show.  Local Bed and Breakfast Lodging in Middleburg and Aldie, VA; Best Western Leesburg -15 mi., 703-777-9400; Hampton Inn Leesburg - 15 mi., 703-669-8640; Days Inn Leesburg -15 mi., 703-777-6622; Comfort Suites Leesburg - 15 mi. 703-669-1650; Holiday Inn Leesburg - 15 mi., 703-771-9200; Hampton Inn Dulles Chantilly, 16 mi., 703-818-8200; Fairfield Inn Chantilly, 16 mi., 703-435-1111; Courtyard by Marriott Chantilly, 16 mi., 703-709-7100. NO electric or water hookups. NO tent sites and NO sleeping in barns. Self contained RV/Trailers only.

Dressage:
Test and arena sizes: All P-2014 USEF Preliminary Level Test A-Small Arena. All T-2014 USEF Training Level Test A-Small Arena. All N-2014 USEF Novice Level Test A-Small Arena. All BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Level Test A-Small Arena. Arenas: All outdoor rings with permanent bluestone & sand mix footing. Dressage warmup available on both outdoor ring with permanent bluestone & sand mix footing or grass in large field.

Cross-Country:
All P-3000 m @ 520 mpm. All T-2500 m @ 450 mpm. All N-2200 m @ 375 mpm. All BN-2000 m @ 325 mpm. Terrain: Open, rolling racecourse - old established turf, excellent footing. On all courses obstacles tend toward maximum heights for the level. Forward galloping courses. Well suited for horses with experience at the level. P - runs partially on adjacent property fields on improved tracks, includes water complex, trakehner, banks & coffin. T - also  runs partially on adjacent property fields on improved track and includes water complex, banks, trakehner & ditch. N/BN - includes water complex, bank(s), trakehner, and ditch. Cross-country course closed for schooling.

Other Information:

Cross-country course closed for schooling. Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry, otherwise Senior is assumed. If event is oversubscribed, preference given to higher levels. Divisions may change days depending on entries.  Any changes will be posted to website. 
Ship-ins should plan to bring own water, as closest hydrants are in the barns. Also need to bring own ICE (last year there was none locally available)
NO motorcycles on cross country course.
Non-competing horses must register with secretary. have a negative coggins and pay a $10 grounds fee.
Caterer on grounds for breakfast & lunch. Vendors on grounds during event.  
Photographers on site with mobile lab. 
No loose dogs anywhere on the grounds including on XC course. Dogs must be leashed and attached to a person or vehicle per USEF Rule GR1301.6. 
Absolutely NO motorized vehicles left in barns. 
Refund checks not mailed until after event and check has cleared. 
Watch 
http://www.mocpony.club website for additional information.