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Florida Horse Park
11008 S. Hwy. 475, Ocala, FL 34474
Florida Triple Crown of Driving Event
January 31 - February 3, 2013
Rating: ADS, USEF
Advanced use USEF CDE Entry Form
Preliminary, Intermediate use ADS CDE Entry Form
Entries Open: Dec. 28, 2012; Entries Closed: Jan. 11, 2013
Method of Accepting Entries: First come, first served.
Special Qualifications: A second scored entry will be accepted in all divisions if the schedule permits. Navigators may accompany a driver more than once on the marathon if the schedule permits. Multiple entries per driver will be accepted if the schedule permits. The second entry of an advanced driver must be HC.
Levels/Divisions: Preliminary, Intermediate, Advanced
Classes: Single, Pair, Tandem and Four In Hand classes for horses and ponies.
Prize List? No
Organizer(s): Florida Agriculture and Horse Park Authority;
e-mail: Contact Secretary
Secretary: Susan Gilliland; 10575 SW 186th Ave.,
Dunnellon, FL 34432; H: 352-489-6586; C: 813-220-8226;
Mail Entries to: Secretary
President of the Jury: Andrew Counsell, Great Britain; Ground
Jury: Marsoe LaRose, Canada; Chester Weber, USA; Technical Delegate: Ellen Ettenger Ed Young, USA; Course Designer: Marc Johnson; Veterinarian: TBA; EMT Service: SOS, Inc.
Entry/Class Fees: $300 USEF, $250 ADS; Post Entry Fees: $400; Entry Fee Refund Policy: Full refund less $100 before closing, no refund after closing; Stall Fee: $150; Stall Deposit: $30; Separate Check? Yes; Stall Refund Policy: Full refund before closing date, no refund after closing date; Other Fees: $50 per horse or pony not stabled on the grounds, USEF entries are required to pay the USEF Drug Fee and the USEF IHP Fee; $25 per stall per night for early arrival or late departure which must be approved in advance. All entries must include a separate check in the amount of $5 payable to the American Driving Society. See below for camping fees. $100 fine for loose dogs. Make Checks Payable to: Florida Agriculture and Horse Park Authority.
Stable Opens: Tuesday, Jan. 29; Secretary’s Office Opens: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 9 AM; Vet Check: Thursday, Jan. 31, AM; Course Walk and Briefings: Thursday, Jan. 31, PM; Dressage: Thursday, Jan. 31 and Friday, Feb. 1; Marathon: Saturday, Feb. 2; Cones: Sunday, Feb. 3; Social Events: TBA.
Test(s): Preliminary Test 2, Intermediate Test 6, FEI 9 for horse and Pony Singles, FEI 8B for Horse and Pony Pairs, FEI 8A FEI 11 for Horse Teams and FEI 8C for Pony Teams.
Ring/Warm-up area Footing: Grass / Grass
Terrain: Grass and dirt roads.
Level: Preliminary; 3 Sections; 14 km; 5 Obstacles
Level: Intermediate; 3 Sections; 15 km; 6 Obstacles
Level: Advanced; 3 Sections; 16 km; 6 Obstacles
Ring/Warm-up area Footing: Grass / Grass
Level: Preliminary; Clearance: 40 cm
Level: Intermediate; Clearance: 30 cm
Level: Advanced; Clearance: 20 cm; Notes: 30 cm for teams
Veterinary/Health Requirements: Negative Coggins within 1 year of show date. A Health Certificate within 30 days is required for entry into the state of Florida.
Stabling Information: The Florida Horse Park requests that shavings be purchased from the Horse Park. Early arrival or late departure must be approved in advance at the rate of $25 per night per stall. Stalls are temporary with canvas over steel frame doors.
Driver/Groom twice around allowed on marathon? (Article 917) Yes, if the schedule permits.
Misc. Show info: Faxed entries will not be accepted. Please do not mail an entry that must be signed for.
Awards Offered: Class awards 1-6 place. Other special awards. Competitors will be eligible for the Florida Triple Crown Awards to be presented at the Little Everglades International for Preliminary and The Live Oak International for Intermediate and Advanced/FEI competitors.
Food Available on the Grounds: Yes
Accommodations: Official Event hotel is the Hampton Inn on I75 and SR 484. Special rates are available for competitors. For reservations call 352-347-1600. Breakfast is included with your reservation. Please reserve rooms early.
Camping On Grounds: Yes. There are a limited number of 30 amp hookups available for $200 and $50 per night for early arrival and late departure. The fee for camping without a hookup is $100.
Directions to Show: From I75, take the Belleview/Dunnellon exit (CR 484) which is 1 exit south of Ocala. Turn east and go to the second light which is CR 475. Turn north and go 2.7 miles to the Horse Park entrance on the left.