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GRASS RIDGE CDE
Grass Ridge Farm
197 Curly Horse Rd, Sonoita, AZ 85637
October 19-21, 2012
Use ADS Combined Driving Entry Form
Entries Open: August 1; Entries Closed: September 20
Method of Accepting Entries: First come, first served; Priority to fill classes.
Special Qualifications: HDT Advanced Horses and Ponies Only
Levels/Divisions: Training, Preliminary, Intermediate, Advanced
Classes: Single Pony, Horse; Pairs Pony, Horse; Multiples Pony, Horse; Four-in-hand Pony, Horse
Will a separate Prize List be published? No
Organizer(s): Jamie O’Rourke, P.O. Box 587, Unionville, PA 19375;
C: 484-832-4365; Fax: 610-486-6814; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: As Above
Mail Entries to: Organizer
President of the Jury: Sarah Mullins (IRE); Ground Jury: Sem
Groenewoud, NY; Technical Delegate: Ted Campbell, CA; Course Designer: Jamie O’Rourke, PA; Veterinarian: Dr. Nancy Leverenz; Phone: 520-586-3777; EMT Service: Sonoita/Elgin Fire District
Entry/Class Fees: Entry Fee $125, ADS Competitor Fee $5/Entry; Post Entry Fees: $175; Entry Fee Refund Policy: All Fees prior to September 20 less $50 processing fee, after September 20 entry only less $50 processing fee with vet or doctor certificate Copy of current ADS membership card must be included with entry; Stall Fee: $125; Stall Deposit: $50, check will be destroyed when stall is fully stripped. Separate Check? Yes; Stall Refund Policy: Full refund prior to September 20, after September 20 no refund; Other Fees: Competitors Party Southwestern Barbeque and Halloween Costume Party $35 per person guests welcome, Saturday Night tickets are limited please reserve with entry. Make Checks Payable to: The Grass Ridge Equestrian Foundation
Stable Opens: Wednesday, October 17, 12 PM; Secretary’s Office Opens: Thursday, October 18, 12 PM; Vet Check: During dressage; Course Walk and Briefings: Course Walk Thursday, October 18, 3:30PM. Briefing, 4:30; Presentation: On the move; Dressage: Friday 9 AM; Marathon: Saturday 9 AM; Cones: Sunday 9 AM; Social Events: Thursday Welcome Gathering following the course briefing.
Saturday Competitors, Volunteers and Friends Southwestern
Barbeque and Halloween Costume Party 6:30 PM, $35 per person, tickets are limited, please reserve with entry or by contacting the organizer.
Test(s): Training Test #2, Preliminary Test #2, Intermediate Test # 5, Tandems and Fours Intermediate Test #2 Advanced: Tests: Single Pony and Horse: Test 9; Pair Pony and Horse: Test 8B; Teams of Ponies: 8C; Teams of Horses: Test 8A.
Footing: Crushed Stone
Warm-up area Footing: Grass
Other Dressage Info: CDE 40 X 80 meter ring all other levels except tandems and fours 40 X 100 meter. Advanced HDT Competition: 40 X 100 meter ring.
Terrain: Level to rolling Type of Footing: Grass, Dirt Roads, Farm Fields
Other: Advanced HDT Participants will be required to complete Section A and D - But will not be scored on those sections. HDT Section E; 6-7 Obstacles; up to 10 km
Level: Training ; 3 Sections; 8-12 km; 4-5 Obstacles
Level: Preliminary; 3 Sections; 8-14 km; 5-6 Obstacles
Level: Intermediate; 3 Sections; 12-15 km; 6-7 Obstacles
Warm-up area Footing: Grass
Level: Training ; Clearance: 40 cm; Notes: Tandem & 4-in-hand increase settings by 10 cm
Level: Preliminary; Clearance: 35 cm; Notes: Tandem & 4-in-hand increase setting by 10 cm
Level: Intermediate; Clearance: 30 cm; Notes: Tandem & 4-in-hand increase setting by 10 cm
Other: Advanced HDT: Clearance 20 cm, tandem and 4-in-hand increase setting by 10 cm
Veterinary/Health Requirements: AZ state equine entry requirements 30 day health certificate and Negative Coggins within 12 months, only required for horses stabled outside AZ.
Stabling Information: Temporary and permanent stabling on-site, 1 bag of shavings provided.
Misc. Show info: The Grass Ridge CDE reserves the right to change times, officials, refuse any entry and combine cancel or divide any class. A person may be allowed to take part in competition B on more than one carriage at the organizers discretion.
Food Available on the Grounds: Yes
Accommodations: Sonoita Inn, 520-455-5935; Walker Guest Ranch Sonoita, 520-455-4631; Rainbows End Guest Ranch Sonoita, 520-455-0202; Crown C Ranch Sonoita, 520-455-5739, www.crowncranch.com; LaHacienda de Sonoita, Sonoita 520-455-5309, www.haciendasonoita.com; Rain Valley B&B, Elgin, 520-455-2911; Wabi Sabi Inn, Patagonia, 520-394-2205; Stage Stop Inn Motel, Patagonia, 520-394-2211; Super 8, Sierra Vista, 520-459-5380; Budget Inn and Suites, Sierra Vista, 520-458-6711; Motel 6, Sierra Vista, 520-459-5035; Other area B&B’s, www.patagoniaaz.com. More listings at www.sonoitaelginchamber.org.
Camping On Grounds: Yes, No hook-ups available on-site, no open fires allowed.
Camping Off Grounds: Hook-ups available at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds (4 miles), 520-455-4799.
Directions to Show: From I-10 go south on Highway 83 (Sonoita/Patagonia) 23 miles to left turn on to Curly Horse Rd.(1/2 way between mile marker 35 and 34) go 2 miles to Grass Ridge Farm on the right.