BREA Horse Trials, CT, and Dressage

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Closing Date Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Levels Offered:

  • Horse Trials: Green – Novice +
  • Combined Tests : Cross Rails – Preliminary
  • Dressage: 2015 USDF/USEF Intro –Second Level, and/or 2015 USEF Eventing Tests BN- Preliminary Level
  • Western Dressage: USEF 2015 Western Dressage Intro – Level 3

Eventing Specifications:

  • Preliminary: 2014 USEF Preliminary Test B; Jumps 3’7” max
  • Training: 2014 USEF Training Test B; Jumps 3’3” max
  • Novice Plus: 2014 USEF Training Test B; Stadium 3’3 max; XC 2’11 max (HT only)
  • Novice: 2014 USEF Novice Test B; Jumps 2’11” max
  • Beg. Novice: 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B; Jumps 2’7” max
  • Advanced Green: 2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B; Jumps 2’3” max
  • Green: 2015 USDF Intro Test C; Jumps 2’ max
  • Cross Rails: 2015 USDF Intro Test B; Jumps 18” max; XC ground poles/tiny logs in open field (6-8) **MAY BE COACHED**

Judges: Gabi Hooten

Entry Fees

BREA Members Non-Members

Horse Trials $60 $75

Combined Tests: $40 $55

Fix-A-Test $35 $40

Dressage Tests: $25 $30

Office Fee: $5 $5

Stabling: $20 $20

****Stabling is FREE if you volunteer for 4 hours****

Entry Submission: Entries should be mailed to show secretary listed below & must be RECEIVED no later than the closing date. Entries must include Entry Form, USEA Release, check payable to BREA, & a Current Negative Coggins test (within 12 months of show date). Incomplete entries will be placed on a waiting list until all paperwork is received – no ride time will be assigned until all paperwork rec’d. Late entries MAY be accepted and a $10 late fee charged, at the Show Secretary’s discretion. Scratches prior to closing date will receive a full refund less a $10 office fee. After closing date, NO refunds will be given. Entries may have to sign additional liability waivers the day of the show.

***Entries can now be paid via PayPal on the BREA website.***

Show Secretary:
Tamla Nichols
1557 Bore Auger Road
Blue Ridge, VA 24064

Entries can also be clearly scanned and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Show Manager/Volunteer Coordinator: TBA - see Facebook announcement

Directions to GHPEC: 2961 Harborwood Road, Salem, VA, 24153

Exit 137 off I-81. Turn towards Salem on Wildwood Road. At intersection with Route 11/460, turn right. Go through two lights. At third light, turn left onto Duiduids Lane. Cross RR tracks and pass first entrance to Green Hill Park. Go another mile to the Equestrian Center trailer entrance on your right. There is separate entrance for vehicles not pulling a trailer further down the road.

Other information: Contact show manager to volunteer. Starting times will be emailed to competitors on the Friday before the show. Times will also be posted on and Facebook. All riders, competing or non-competing, at all times on the competition grounds must wear a riding helmet which meets or exceeds ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials)/SEI (Safety Equipment Institute) standards for equestrian use and carries the SEI tag,with the exception of riders age 18 & over competing at the FEI levels & tests at the Prix St. Georges and above. The headgear and harness must be secured and properly fitted. Any rider violating this rule at any time will immediately be prohibited from further riding until such headgear is properly in place. At all horse trials, riders will ride their stadium round & then report immediately to cross country, thus riders should ride their stadium round in cross country attire. All dogs MUST be leashed. Owners of impounded dogs will be fined $35. Concessions will be available. Dress is casual, but neat and tidy. Half chaps are allowed. Medical armbands must be worn when jumping. Ribbons will be awarded to 6th place. Combined Test divisions will be divided into Junior/Young Rider & Senior, unless there are 2 or fewer in a division. If no age is stated on the entry form, it will be assumed that the rider is a Senior competitor (over 18). Show management reserves the right to combine, divide, or cancel classes as entries warrant. USEF rules will be followed unless otherwise noted by show management. No more than 2 consecutive levels of Combined Tests may be entered.

Entry Form


Important Links

Pay BREA Fees

Paying For?