Combined Test & Event Derby
MVEA Recognized
Saturday, August 22

Judge: Janice Holmes

Thank you for your support of our show!

Dressage and Jumping!!  Join us for a great day, whether you're just in it for the fun of the day or are gearing up for a big event (AECs anyone??). 

$5 from each entry will go towards CASH PAYBACK for any class with more than 3 entries!  Payback will be split 60% for first place, 25% for second place, 15% for third place.

Make checks payable to: Serenity Valley Farm

Mail entry/checks to:
              2119 S. Union Rd, Dayton OH 45417

CT Entry Fees: $60 per class

Event Derby Entry Fees: $75 per class

 

Grounds/Office Fee: $15 per entry

 

Late Fee: $15 if postmarked after closing date and/or fees are not paid on time

No refunds after closing date unless filled by wait list.

Ride times posted online by Wednesday before show.

Entry methods: Entry form can be printed and mailed with a check, or emailed with paypal for payment.  Optionally, we are allowing online entry (payment via credit card) through Blue Horse Entries ... see instructions -->

note: payment must be received for entry to be considered complete.

Online Entry through BlueHorseEntries.com.  Use this link to complete and send your entry.  Coggins can be attached to your entry, or emailed separately.  Payment MUST be included (via credit card).

Entry Via BlueHorse Online!

If you have submitted an entry through Blue Horse Entries in the past, just update your information and you are ready to begin your entry. If you are new to Blue Horse Entries, you will first need to create a rider account. If you are a parent/guardian for a rider under 18, you will need to create an account for yourself, and add your rider to your account. It's fast and simple! If you need any assistance submitting online entry, email ridewithus@bluehorseentries.com.

Class List & Descriptions

1. Tadpole Combined Test

Dressage Test: USDF Intro B - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 12"

Course speed and approximate length: 200mpm, 420 meters

Course will be a mix of ground poles and crossrails 12" or less.  Course will be timed. Coaching from the rail is ok in this division only.

2. Grasshopper Combined Test

Dressage Test: USDF Intro C - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 18"

Course speed and approximate length: 230mpm, 420 meters

Course will be a mix of crossrails and verticals, 18" or less.  Course will be timed.

3. Starter Combined Test

Dressage Test: USDF Intro C - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 2'3"

Course speed and approximate length: 275mpm, 420 meters

Course will be a mix of verticals and oxers, 2'3" or less, no combinations. Course will be timed.

4. Beginner Novice Combined Test

Dressage Test: USEA Beginner Novice Test A - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 2'7"

Course speed and approximate length: 300mpm, 420 meters

Verticals and Oxers, 1 combination.  Course will be timed.

5. Novice Combined Test

Dressage Test: USEA Novice Test A - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 2'11"

Course speed and approximate length: 320mpm, 420 meters

Verticals and Oxers, 2 combinations.  Course will be timed.

6. Training Combined Test

Dressage Test: USEA Training Test B - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 3'3"

Course speed and approximate length: 325mpm, 420 meters

Verticals and Oxers, 2 combinations.  Course will be timed.

7. Modified Combined Test

Dressage Test: USEA Modified Test B - test may be memorized or read

Jump height:3'5"

Course speed and approximate length: 325mpm, 420 meters

Verticals and Oxers, 2 combinations.  Course will be timed.

8. Preliminary Combined Test

Dressage Test: USEA Preliminary Test B - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 3'7"

Course speed and approximate length: 350mpm, 420 meters

Verticals and Oxers, 2 combinations.  Course will be timed.

9. Grasshopper Event Derby

Dressage Test: USEA Beginner Novice Test A - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 18"

Course speed and approximate length: 230mpm, 650 meters

Crossrails and Verticals, no combinations.  Course will be timed.

10. Starter Event Derby

Dressage Test: USEA Beginner Novice Test A - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 2'3"

Course speed and approximate length: 275mpm, 700 meters

Verticals and oxers, no combinations.  Course will be timed.

11. Beginner Novice Event Derby

Dressage Test: USEA Beginner Novice Test B - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 2'7"

Course speed and approximate length: 300mpm, 800 meters

Verticals and oxers, 2 combinations.  Course will be timed.

12. Novice Event Derby

Dressage Test: USEA Beginner Novice Test B - test may be memorized or read

Jump height: 2'11"

Course speed and approximate length: 320mpm, 800 meters

Verticals and oxers, 3 combinations.  Course will be timed.

Show Information

Dressage - All tests may be read.  All tests will be held in a small (20x40) arena. 

Combined Test courses - Standard show jumping course at heights and speeds listed.  All courses will be timed.  Unauthorized assistance is not allowed, except for Tadpole level.  Combinations and types of fences will follow USEF Rules for Eventing as much as possible, including scoring.

Derby courses - A combination of show jumps and cross country fences.  Combinations and types of fences will follow USEF Rules for Eventing as much as possible.  Scoring will be penalty points added to the dressage test score as follows:

  • .4 point per second over optimum time

  • 4 points per show jumping fence knockdown

  • 10 points for refusal/runout

  • Elimination at 3rd refusal for any single fence; 5th refusals across the entire course

  • Mandatory retirement for any rider or horse fall on course

Course Maps - will be posted (here and Facebook) no later than Thursday prior to the event.  Course Maps will be posted near the show jumping arena and at the secretary's area.  Individual maps will not be printed.

Coggins Requirement - proof of a negative Coggins test within the previous 12 months is required. It can be submitted with entry, prior to the event, or upon check in.  Failure to produce a negative Coggins will result in being asked to leave the show grounds immediately and forfeiture of all fees.

Dress - Helmets are required on the farm at all times when mounted. No exceptions.  Safety vests are recommended for Derby entries. Neat and clean attire, shirts with sleeves and collar, jackets are not required, boots with a heel (tall or with half chaps/jodhpur straps)

Saddlery - we will be following saddlery rules for Eventing per USEF.  Rules are online at usef.org

COVID-19 - at this point, we will be following local state/county ordinances regarding protocols for virus safety.  Please read our Horse Shows & COVID-19 page for details.  We will also post pertinent changes to these guidelines as we get closer to the show date.

Any questions, please ask -- email tleventer@gmail.com

Results - CONGRATULATIONS to all!!

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