Green Hill Park Equestrian Center Salem, VA
Sunday, May 2, 2021   Closing Date: April 25, 2021

Levels Offered: 

Divisions will run HIGH to LOW

Horse Trials:  Tadpoles – Novice Plus
Combined Tests :  Tadpoles – Preliminary
Dressage Tests:  2019 USDF Introductory, USEF Training through Second Level, USEF Eventing Tests to Preliminary, Western DressageUSDF Regional Schooling Show Awards Program Participating Competition

Eventing Specifications:

Tadpole***             2019 USDF Intro Test A, Western Dressage Intro Level 1; ground poles
Cross Rails**:         2019 USDF Intro Test B; Jumps 18” max
Green*:                   2019 USDF Intro Test C; Jumps 2’ max
Advanced Green:    2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test A; Jumps 2’3” max
Beg.  Novice:          2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test A; Jumps 2’7” max
Novice:                   2018 USEF Novice Test A; Jumps 2’11” max
Novice Plus:           2018 USEF Training Test A: Jumps 3’3 max.
Training:                 2018 USEF Training Test A; Jumps 3’3” max
Preliminary:            2018 USEF Preliminary Test A; Jumps 3’7” max

Judge: Beckie Mitchell

Entry Fees

  BREA/SWVADA Members Non-Members          
Horse Trials: $75 $90
Combined Tests:  $40 $55
Dressage Tests: $25


Stadium Practice Rounds $10 $15
Team Challenge: $5 $5
Office Fee: $5 $5
Stabling: $20 $20
  (Stalls MUST be cleaned after use) (Stalls MUST be cleaned after use)


Entry Submission:  Entries should be mailed to show secretary listed below & must be RECEIVED no later than the closing date.  Entries should include Entry Form (See page 2), USEA Release, check payable to BREA, & a Current Negative Coggins test (within 12 months of show date).  Incomplete entries may be placed on a waiting list.  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.

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ShowSecretary: Robin Hally (​This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Show Managers & VolunteerCoordinators: Rick Krason (​This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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 Duiguids 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: Starting times will be emailed to competitors and available by phone on the Thursday before the show. Times will also be posted on Ribbons will be awarded up to 6th place. Horse Trials & 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. Horses competing in a horse trial may only enter additional dressage tests (no additional jumping phases allowed). No more than 2 consecutive levels of Combined Tests may be entered. Paid schooling rounds are only permitted after the entry has completed their judged jumping round(s). The cross country course will be open for walking at 3pm the day before the show; course maps will be available under the pavilion. Tadpole division is COACHABLE in all three phases. Cross Rails division is COACHABLE in the jumping phases only. Green division is COACHABLE on cross country only. One coach is allowed, other outside assistance is not permitted.

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. Dress is casual, but neat and tidy. Half chaps are allowed. Body protective vests are required for cross country. Medical armbands must be worn when jumping.

Volunteers that work 4+ hours setting up pre-show or during the show day will receive a stall FREE of charge (you are still responsible for cleaning the stall at the end of the day).

From the time horses are officially admitted to the competition grounds by competition management, anyone mounted on a horse at any time on the competition grounds, including non-competing riders, riders on non-competing horses, mounted participants in exhibition classes and those competing in all classes and tests, including Para-Equestrian tests, must wear protective headgear as defined by this rule and otherwise in compliance with GR801. Any rider violating this rule at any time must immediately be prohibited from further riding until such headgear is properly in place. Protective headgear is defined as 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. The harness must be secured and properly fitted.

COVID precautions: Concessions will NOT be available while under COVID-19 restrictions. This event will be a NON-spectator event. The competitor and coach are the only people allowed on the competition field/arena during the competition. Masks shall be worn at all times, by all people on the show grounds, with the only exception being a mounted rider. Competitors, Coaches and Grooms are asked to take their own temperatures the morning before the show, and anyone having an elevated temperature/fever, please do not attend. Exposure questionnaires as well as potential temperature checks will be done at the admissions gate. No refunds will be given to competitors that are unable to attend because of COVID concerns