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Town Hill Farm Horse Trials

August 28, 2022

Town Hill Farm H.T. (Aug 2022)

Town Hill is excited to offer for the first time an Intercollegiate Team Challenge! Sign up with the secretary or email for more information.
USEA Event ID: 18011

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

Event Date: Aug 28, 2022 Open Date: Jul 12 Close Date: Aug 9

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:
Sat: Cross Country courses open – 3 PM.
Sun:7:30 Dressage, 9:30 Show Jumping, 9:45 XC, with upper levels followed by lower.
Schedule is tentative so check website for updates!

Starting Times:
Available August 24 at www.townhillfarm.com and www.area1usea.org or e-mail irishelk@outlook.com

Additional on site stabling!! Tent stalls have been rented to accommodate all the competitor’s requests for on site stabling. Stabling fee change: $200 for the weekend.

Town Hill Farm Horse Trials Course Maps

Event Officials

TD:Rick Caldwell, (S) CT
Judges: Pres:Mikki Kuchta, (r) NY
Dressage Judges:Mikki Kuchta, (r) NY, Katie Rocco, (r) MA, Roberta Carleton (r) CT
SJ Judge:James Gornall, (S) MA
CD: XC:John Williams,(S) NY
CD: SJ:William Robertson, (r) KY

Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Secretary: Erin Keehan, 703 County Hwy 126, Amsterdam NY 12010. Email: irishelk@outlook.com. Phone: 518 428-4386.

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: $200 per stall from Saturday to Monday 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/D&M Fees: The USEA Starter/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. The USEA Starter/D&M fees ($25) are not subject to office fees, and shall be returned within 30 days of the competition to any rider who does not start the dressage test. Competition cancellation-No refund.

Starter: USEA membership/horse registrations are waived, and the USEA Starter/D&M fees do not apply.
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.
Absolutely no changes, scratches and/or other requests will be accepted by text message or FaceBook Messenger. No Exceptions.All communications by email only, please. Do not call the secretary between 9 am – 6 pm Mon through Friday. The secretary has a full-time job.
Reminder: All USEF Life and Senior Active members, as well as participants who have regular contact with minor athletes, are required to comply with the US Center for SafeSport training requirement, to be eligible to participate in the competition. All participants must adhere to the US Center for SafeSport Code, USEF Safe Sport Policy, and the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies. More information about these can be found at www.usef.org.

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 10×10 stalls, with stall doors provided. On grounds available first come, first serve basis with limited overflow to near by off grounds option. Initial bedding only will be provided. Additional shavings will be available at $9 per bag. Stalls must be stripped, include a $25 refundable stall depositseparate check, please, or leave credit card info with Event Entries to do by credit card.Your deposit will be returned/destroyed 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 2022 Preliminary Test A-Sm.T-USEF2022 Training Test A-Sm. N-USEF 2022 Novice Test A-Sm. BN-USEF 2022 Beginner Novice Test A-Sm. Starter– USEA 2022 Starter Test-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; jumps will be 2’3″ max, but most will be smaller. All courses: Average, for horses with some experience at these levels.Waterand ditches at alllevels.Terrain: Rolling hills. Cross-country courses closed August 15th.

Other Information:
Show jumping will be held in a 130′ X 200′ rubber/sand all weather footing arena, with warm-up in a separate arena with same footing, additional warm-up available on grass.
Event will follow current USEF, CDC, and state of Connecticut guidelines for Covid based on current conditions in August. Check website for updates on protocols. Cross-country course closed August 15th. Show Jumping Course is on rubber/sand all weather footing, enlarged ring. Entries limited to 200 total. 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.
EV114 Dress 1. PROTECTIVE HEADGEAR. a. At all levels of eventing competition, from beginner novice through advanced, at Federation Endorsed competitions and recognized competitions, riders must wear headgear as follows, except as may otherwise be mandated by local law (see also GR801): b. Upon arrival, anyone riding a horse must wear properly fitting protective headgear which passes or surpasses ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials)/SEI (Safety Equipment Institute) standards for equestrian use and carries the SEI tag. Harness must be secured and properly fitted. “Every class offered herein which is covered by the rules and specifications of the current USEF rulebook will be conducted and judged in accordance therewith”.

“Every class offered herein which is covered by the rules and specifications of the current USEF rulebook will be conducted and judged in accordance therewith”.


August 28, 2022


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