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Equitation Combined Test

October 12 & 14
Radnor Hunt Equitation Combined Test
Young Rider Open Preliminary

This is a new competition format for the USCTA. Riders will be judged both in dressage and in show jumping. They will be evaluated on their position, seat, and effective use of aids.

This competition will be run in conjunction with the Radnor Hunt International Three-Day Event - CCI** (Oct. 11-14).

Open: August 14
Close: September 25
Division: YR Open Preliminary (ages 14-18)

Send Entries To:
Mrs. Stevi Douglass, Secretary
Willistown Knoll
2604 Westfield Court
Newtown Square, PA 19073
(610) 251-9737
TD and Judge: TBA
Organizers: Radnor Hunt Organizing Committee, Co-Chairmen: Susan Mueller, 2 White Horse Lane, Spring City, PA 19475, (610) 469-1904; Maggie Cappelli, 142 Oakwood Lane, P.O. Box 552, Valley Forge, PA 19481, (610) 917-1133

1) Entries: a) $250 (includes stabling); deposited when entry is accepted. b) $25 non-refundable office fee; deposited when entry is received. c) $25 clean stall fee; refunded when stall is stripped & approved by the stable manager before you leave the event. d) a tack stall may be purchased for $150, this must be paid for at the time of entry. e) Neg. coggins required within 12 months for all horses. f) Horses must have all FEI inoculations based on FEI Art. 5191-7 and AHSA Art. 1726-1, since they will be stabled with FEI horses. The inoculation form may be downloaded from the Radnor website: Please note: 1) EACH horse MUST have 3 separate checks (a,b,c) or refunds will be very slow. 2) Entry must be declared by Oct. 1, 9pm. 3) Draw checks to RHF 3-Day 4) Please use the Horse Trials entry form in the USCTA Omnibus.
2) Refunds: a) Entry fee and clean stall fee in full BEFORE Oct. 1, 9pm, after this time, clean stall fee only. Please note: Checks not used will be destroyed by Entry Treasurer. b) $25 office fee is non-refundable. c) Competition cancellation: no refund unless all expenses covered by sponsors, then up to 50%.
3) Qualifications: Open to riders from the beginning of the calendar year in which they reach 14 until the end of the year in which they reach 18. Both riders and horses, not necessarily as a combination, must have completed at least 2 USCTA sanctioned horse trials at the training or above level.
4) Tentative Time Schedule: Friday: Dressage (8am - 4pm). Sunday: Show Jumping (10am - 12noon)
5) Awards: 10 ribbons and prizes
6) Starting Times: Available from the website or the secretary on Friday Oct. 5.
7) Stabling: Temporary stalls on the grounds. Stall doors and initial bedding (straw) provided. Feed/hay/bedding available for purchase.
8) Accommodations: Book Early! Ask if a Radnor discount is available. Official hotels: 1. The Desmond Hotel, (610) 296-9800, 800-575-1776. 2. Summerfield Suites, (800) 833-4353. 3. Homewood Suites, (610) 296-3500. Holiday Inn Express, (800) 906-6672 (allows pets). Microtel Inn & Suites, (888) 619-9292 (allows pets). Great Valley Sheraton, (610) 524-5500. McIntosh Inn, (610) 651-0400, (800) 444-2775. For additional accommodations, call secretary. Camping: Limited space available. $25/night electric hook-ups on grounds. Space must be reserved and fee paid at time of entry. No electric/water available from Radnor barn. Rigs over 32' must reserve an extra space and pay another $25/night.
9) Directions: From I-476: Take exit 4 & go west to West Chester Pike (rte 3), go 6 mi. to Providence Rd. (traffic light), turn right, go 2 mi., event stabling on the left. From PA Turnpike: Exit 24 (Valley Forge) take 202 South to exit for 252 South. Follow 252 for 7 mi. to light at Goshen Rd. Go right onto Goshen, go 3.4 mi. to stop sign. Go right on Providence Rd. Event stabling is 1 mi. on left.
10) Dressage: Test & arena size: 1998 Preliminary Test A - standard. Arenas: sand and screening.
11) Other Information: a) Entry limit 50, based on first come first serve. There will be a wait list. b) Food on grounds. Large trade fair. c) DOGS MUST BE LEASHED AT ALL TIMES. d) Party: Saturday night, free to all competitors. e) incomplete entries will be returned. f) For additional information, visit our website at


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