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Town Hill Farm Horse Trials

August 22, 2020 - August 23, 2020

Town Hill Farm Horse Trials

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Town Hill Farm H.T.(Aug 2020)

This year we are running as a one day for each level and are adding a Starter division!
USEA Event ID: 17439

Town Hill Farm H.T. | Lakeville, Connecticut (AREA 1)

Event Date: Aug 22 – 23, 2020 Open Date: Jul 7 Close Date: Aug 4

Address: 55 Lime Rock Rd (Rt. 112), Lakeville, CT 06039
From East: Rt. 44 to Rt. 7 South, right onto Rt. 112.
From West: Rt. 44 to 112 East.
There are separate entrances as follows: The entrance for competitors is located off Rt. 41 west of the farm entrance; turn left at Hotchkiss Corner. Spectators will enter at the main entrance to the farm on Lime Rock Road/Rt. 112. Please follow signage carefully.Visit ourwebsite www.townhillfarm.com for directional maps.

USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: T,N,BN
USEF/USEA Recognized: P
USEA Recognized Tests: Starter

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross Country courses open – 3 PM.
Sat:All P/N/Starter – Dressage, then Show Jumping, then XC.
Sun:All T/BN – Dressage, then Show Jumping, then XC.

*This schedule is tentative depending on number of entries so please check website for updates!

Starting Times:
Available August 20 at www.townhillfarm.com and www.area1usea.org or e-mail rdunkerton@gmail.com
Event Officials

TD:Tim Murray, (R) MA
Judges: Pres:Margie Hutchison, (r) NY Dressage Judge: Margie Hutchison, (r) NY, Lori Barnard, (R) VT, Lisa Cox (R) NYSJ Judge:Rick Caldwell, (R) CT
CD: XC:Jeff Kibbie,(R) PA
CD: SJ:William Robertson (r) KY

Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Rick Dunkerton
P.O. Box 1647
Laurel, MS 39441

Phone: 601 498 3330 Fax: 601 426 9984
e-mail: rdunkerton@gmail.com
Enter On-Line at www.evententries.com or mail hard copies to the secretary.Visa/MC, Discover, AmEX and Checks accepted. Entries are not accepted until coggins, signature page, and paymentis received in full.

Draw checks to Town Hill Farm.

Org: Town Hill Farm and Molly Bull 434 962 0306 mollyhooper@hotmail.com

Event Fees Directory – see individual section for details.
Draw checks to Town Hill Farm.
Entry: Starter: $125, BN, N divisions: $195.00, T: $210,P:$220.00.
Stabling:Limited stabling on grounds on a first come first serve basis with overflow to off grounds option available,$100 per night on grounds.

Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee. Withdrawals will not be honored unless e-mailed on or before C.D. NO PHONE WITHDRAWALS WILL BE ACCEPTED. After C.D.-Less $25 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. Competition cancellation-No refund. USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees ($25), 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 fee includes a $25 non-refundable office fee. $25 return check fee. Double entries: Not accepted. BN competitors must beUSEA members and horse registered. All changes MUST be in writing-$25 fee for all changes made after C.D.Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 non-refundable office fee. After C.D.-Less $25 ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. Competition cancellation-No refund.
Neg. Coggins required for all horses within 12 months. CT State Law requires all horses to have proof of current rabies vaccination-please include with entry.
Competitor Information
1st place prizeplusribbons through 8th place. Special Awards: Jockey Club TIP Awards in each division, please send horse TIP registration to secretary with your entry for eligibility.
Limited on-grounds stabling at $100/stall per night. Permanent stabling in 10 X 10 stalls, with stall doors provided, on groundsavailable on a first come, first servebasis with an overflow to off grounds, near-by. Initial bedding only will be provided. Additional shavings will be available at $8 per bag. Stalls must be stripped, include a $25 refundable stall depositseparate check, please.Your deposit will be returned once your stall is checked. Veterinarian: Millbrook Equine Veterinary Clinic, (845) 677-5500, # posted at secretary´s office.
Interlaken Inn- 1 1/2 mile 860-435-9878. Iron Masters Inn – 2 miles 860-435-9844, White Hart Inn – 3 miles 860-435-0030, Sharon Country Inn – 3 1/2 miles 860-364-0036, Race Brook Lodge 7 1/2miles 413-229-9019. Limited Campingavailable on grounds contact organizer for details and approval.
Test & arena sizes:P-USEF 2018 Preliminary Test A-Sm.T-USEF2018 Training Test A-Sm. N-USEF 2018 Novice Test A-Sm. BN-USEF 2018 Beginner Novice Test B-Sm. Starter– USEF 2018 Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Arenas: All on grass, all warm up on grass.
P-2400 m @ 520 mpm.T-2500 m @ 450 mpm. N-2000 m @ 400 mpm. BN-1800 m @ 350 mpm. Starter-1000-1400m @ 250mpm. All courses: Average, for horses with some experience at these levels.Waterand ditches at alllevels.Terrain: Rolling hills. Courses at all levels designed by Jeff Kibbie. Cross-country courses closed August 7th.
Other Information:
Cross-country course closed August 7th. Show Jumping Course is on rubber/sand all weather footing, enlarged ring. Entries limited to 300 total over the two days of competition. Levels will be divided/combined as entries warrant, state preferences under the Eligible Section and be sure to include birth date on entry.
All dogs must be leashed at all times. Food and beverages available on grounds. Helmets must be worn at all times when mounted. XC Pinny holder required with number insert provided. Alimited number of holders will be available on grounds for $20. Visit www.townhillfarm.com for updates and competitor information.
Motorized vehicle statement -Minors who do not have a valid driver’s license which allows them to operate a motorized vehicle in thestate in which they reside will not be permitted to operate a motorized vehicle of any kind, including, but not limited to, golf carts, motorcycles, scooters, or farm utility vehicles, on the competition grounds of licensed competitions. Minors who have a valid temporary license may operate the above described motorized vehicles as long as they areaccompanied by an adult with a valid driver’s license.The parent/legal guardian or individual who signs the entry blank as a parent or guardian of a minor operating a motorized vehicle in violation of this rule are solely responsible for any damages, claims, losses or actions resulting from that operation. Violations of this rule will be cause for penalties against those responsible for the child committing the offense. Wheelchairs and other mobility assistance devices for individuals with disabilities are exempt from this rule. The unsafe use of personal electronic transport devices, as determined by the competition officials and managementin their sole discretion, that do not require a driver’s license to operate, including but notlimited to segways, hover boards, and single wheeled scooters is prohibited on competition grounds. Operating such devices in areaswhere people gather may be deemed “unsafe use” if there is a risk ofharm to others. If the operator of the device is a minor, the parent/legal guardian or individual who signs the entry blank as a parent or guardian of a minor operating the device in violation of this rule is accountable and may be subject to penalties. Wheelchairs and other mobility assistance devices for individuals with disabilities are exempt from this rule.


August 22, 2020
August 23, 2020


Town Hill Farm
55 Lime Rock Rd
Lakeville, CT 06039 United States