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Derby Driving Hoedown
USET Foundation benefit for Pony Team USA
Grand Oaks Resort
3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale FL 32195

March  1, 2015   

 Rating: ADS
Use ADS CDE Entry Form

Entries Open: January 15                                                                Entries Closed: February 15
Method of Accepting Entries:   First come first served 
Divisions: Training (no cantering); Preliminary (open to all)
Turnouts: Singles, Pairs, Four-in-hands
Classes: VSE, Small Pony, Pony, Horse
Organizer(s): Jennifer Matheson  Phone:8032923064;  e-mail: jennifermatheson@bellsouth.net
Secretary: Jennifer Matheson 305 Magnolia Lake Ct., Aiken SC 29803;
Phone:803-292-3064;  e-mail: jennifermatheson@bellsouth.net
Mail Entries to: Organizer


Judge: Boots Wright;  Technical Delegate: Ellen Ettenger


Entry Fees: $50; Post Entry Fees: $100; Entry Fee Refund Policy: no refunds;
Stall Fee: $35 per night; Stall Deposit: $35; Separate Check? Yes; Stall Refund Policy: No refunds; Other Fees: none; Make Checks Payable to: Entry fees: USET or use paypal; Stabling: Grand Oaks Resort     

Tentative Schedule

Stable Opens: contact Kasy Tipton-Fashik at 352-409-1398; Secretary’s Office Opens: Sunday 9 am; Competitor Meeting: Sunday 10 am; Course Walk: Sunday 10 am;  Training level will start at 11 am; Preliminary will start no earlier than 1 pm


 Number of Rounds: 2
Cones Will be Set Using: standard widths per 8.2.c
Course Description: all weather footing with bridge type obstacle, cones and marathon-type obstacles

Other Information

 Misc. Show info: USET Foundation fundraiser to benefit Pony Team USA.
Veterinary/Health Requirements: Negative Coggins within 1 year of show date ; current health certificate is out of state
Awards Offered: Class: 1 – 4; Special awards
Food Available on the Grounds: Yes, Deli on site
 Accommodations: For accommodations and RV/Trailer camping sites please contact 352-750-5500 x 231. Hotels located nearby include: Holiday Inn Express 352-750-3888; Comfort Suites  352-751-5788; Marriott 352-753-8686
Camping On Grounds: Yes – contact 352-750-5500 x231
Directions to Show for Competitors: From I-75 North: Stay on CR 25 until you reach Griffin Ave. Turn left and follow the road until you see Competitor Entrance approx. 1.5 miles.  Follow signs to parking area. From I-75 South: Once on CR 25 at the next light make a right onto Griffin Ave. Follow the road until you see the Competitor entrance approx. 1.5 miles. Follow signs to parking area.
Directions to Show for Spectators: From I-75 North: At Belleview exit 341 take Hwy 484 east to Hwy 441/27. Turn right on Hwy 441/27 south. Turn left on CR 42 and continue to Wiersdale. Turn right on CR 25. Go 2 miles. Turn left on Marion County Road. Go approx. 1.4 miles. Resort is on the right. From I-75 South: At Wildwood exit 329, Hwy 44 East to SR 301 North. In Oxford, turn right on CR 466 to Lady Lake. Turn left on 441/27 North. Turn left on CR 25 North. Turn right on Marion County Road. Go approx. 1.4 miles. Resort is on the right.