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Metamora CDE XXX

Windrush Farm, 4321 Barber Rd, Metamora, MI 48455

June 20-22, 2014
June 13-15, 2014
Rating: ADS
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Entries Open: May 1 Entries Close: June 10 1
Method of Accepting Entries: First come first served
Special Qualifications: List special qualifications for entry
Levels/Divisions: Training, Preliminary, Intermediate, ADS Advanced
Classes: Single, Pair, Tandem, Four-in-Hand for each level. VSE, pony, horse. Combined Test (Dressage and cones) if space allows for all classes.
Prize List? No
Organizer(s): Larry Wheeler, 5497 Hummer Lake Rd, Oxford, MI 48371; C:248-969-8221; e-mail: lnwheeler@charter.net
Secretary: Ann Pringle; 3998 Lakeshore Dr., Black River, MI 48721; C: 910-691-7735; e-mail: annpringle54@gmail.com
Mail Entries to: Secretary


President of the Jury: Lisa Singer (Tr., Pre. Int), Larry Poulin (ADSAdvanced); Ground Jury: Larry Poulin (MA), Craig Kellogg (NC) , Boots Wright (FL) Lisa Singer (SC); Technical Delegate: Ian Moller (MI); Course Designer: Richard Pringle; Veterinarian: Dr. Robert Becker; Phone: 248-628-6520; EMT Service: Metamora Fire Department


Entry/Class Fees: $150 for CDE, $90 for Combined Test; Post Entry Fees: $200 for CDE, $120 for Combined Test; Entry Fee Refund Policy: Entry fee only with vet or dr. certificate after closing date less $50; Stall Fee: $125; Stall Deposit: n/a; Separate Check? n/a; Stall Refund Policy: none after closing date; Other Fees: $ 5 ADS fee – make separate check payable to ADS; $35 Sat. Celebration Dinner; Make Checks Payable to: MCDE

Tentative Schedule

Stable Opens: Wed. noon; Secretary’s Office Opens: Thurs. 1 pm; Vet Check: n/a; Course Walk and Briefings: Thurs 5 pm; Presentation: on the move during Dressage; Dressage: Fri. 9 am; Marathon: Sat. 9 am; Cones: Sun. 9 am; Social Events: Thurs Welcome Reception following briefing; Sat. Celebration Dinner 6 pm;


Test(s): Training: Test #1; Preliminary: Test #3; Intermediate Test #4; ADS Advanced: Single Pony and Horse: FEI Test #9; Pair Horse and Pony: FEI Test #8B: Pony Fours: Test #8c; Team and Tandem Horse: FEI Test #11
Ring/Warm-up area Footing: Grass / Grass


Terrain: Rolling fields, hills, woods, gravel, bridges, water
Level: Training; 3 Sections; 8-12 km; 5 Obstacles
Level: Preliminary; 3 Sections; 8-14 km; 6 Obstacles
Level: Intermediate; 3 Sections; 8-15 km; 6-7 Obstacles
Level: ADS Advanced; 3 Sections; 8-15 km; 6-7 Obstacles


Ring/Warm-up area Footing: Grass / Grass
Level: Training; Clearance: per ADS rules
Level: Preliminary; Clearance: per ADS rules
Level: Intermediate; Clearance: per ADS rules
Level: ADS Advanced; Clearance: per ADS rules

Other Information

Veterinary/Health Requirements: Negative Coggins within 1 year of show date must accompany entry
Stabling Information: Temporary stalls under tent in field. Please call Dennis Yancho 810-423-3311 or Jim Pierce 248-495-8089 if arriving after dark.
Driver/Groom twice around allowed on marathon? (Article 917) Yes if schedule permits. Second entry must be HC
Misc. Show info: ADS card must accompany entry; breeching or brakes required; slow moving vehicle sign required; extra bedding available for purchase; include truck/trailer length on entry form for parking in designated space; Golf carts are available for rent from Quality Time Recreation, 810-531-4338 – limited number reserved for MCDE, payment by credit card required; ATV-type vehicles allowed however organizing committee reserves the right to request anyone driving in an inappropriate manner or tearing up the grounds to leave the competition; licensed drivers only permitted to drive motorized vehicles on the grounds; all dogs must be leashed; competitors
encouraged to bring a fm radio as sound system can be transmitted through a local channel; MCDE committee and vet recommend that all equines be shod and conditioned for the marathon.
Awards Offered: Trophy and ribbons 1-6 in all classes. Championship and special awards.
Food Available on the Grounds: Yes, Thurs. noon through Sun. afternoon
Accommodations: Rooms blocked at Best Western Lapeer: 810.667.9444; Lapeer Inn: 810.245.7700; Super 8, Imlay City: 810-724-8700;
Camping On Grounds: Yes, but limited electrical hook-ups. First come first served
Camping Off Grounds: No
Directions to Show: From I-75 north: take Lapeer/M-24 exit. Drive north to Dryden Rd. East on Dryden Rd approx. 3 miles to Barber Rd. Turn south on Barber Rd. Windrush Farm is ½ mile on east side. Stabling driveway is down the hill south of farm. From I-69: take Lapeer/M-24 exit (155). Drive south to Dryden Rd. East on Dryden Rd. approx. 3 miles to Barber Rd. Turn south on Barber Rd. Windrush Farm is ½ mile on east side. Stabling drive is down the hill south of farm.