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Rocky Mountain Carriage Club CDE & Muffy Seaton Clinic

Tomora Training Center, Greeley, CO

August 9-10, 2008
Rating: ADS

Use ADS CDE Entry Form


Entries Open: June1, 2008 Entries Closed: July 25, 2008

Method of Accepting Entries: Open to first 40 entries, First come first serve, then a waiting list.

Levels/Divisions: Training, Preliminary, Intermediate

Classes: VSE/draft (training and prelim only), ponies, horses, pairs/multiples

Prize List? No

Organizer(s): Carrie Jacobucci, 479 CR 17 Brighton, CO 80603; H: 303-654-0092; e-mail: jacobuccic@msn.com

Secretary: Christine Vehrs, 853 Windflower Dr, Longmont, CO 80501; H: 303-995-2190; e-mail: csvehrs@earthlink.net

Mail Entries to: Secretary



President of the Jury: Muffy Seaton; Ground Jury: Linda Latzke; President of Appeals: TBA; Technical Delegate: Linda Viani; Course Designer: Lauralie Taubenheim; Veterinarian: TBA; EMT Service: Mtn View Fire


Entry/Class Fees: $125; Post Entry Fees: $25; Entry Fee Refund Policy: Full refund before July 25, after July 25 50% with vet cert; Stall Fee: $100 for up to 3 nights, then $50 each additional night; Stall Deposit: $25; Separate Check? Yes; Stall Refund Policy: same as entry; Other Fees: RMCC non-member fee $25; Non ADS members fee $30; additional bags of shavings $7.50; Catered dinner party on Saturday $20/person; sponsor a volunteer lunch for just $5; Make Checks Payable to: RMCC

Tentative Schedule

Stable Opens: Fri. noon; unless other arrangements have been made; Secretary’s Office Opens: Fri. noon; Vet Check: no first inspection; Course Walk and Briefings: Fri. 3:30 pm; Presentation: On the move; Dressage: Sat. 8:30am; Marathon: Sun. 9 am; Cones: 1/2 hour after dressage; Social Events: Sat. and Sun. morning pancake breakfast; Fri. night wine and cheese party following the course walk; Sat. night catered dinner/silent auction at 6:30 pm.


Dressage Test(s): Training: Test 2, 1994; Preliminary: Test 4, 1994; Intermediate: Test 4, 1994 Ring/Warm-up area Footing: sand arena/Grass and sand warm-up
Other Dressage Info: VSE in a 20x40 arena if entries warrent all others in a 40x80


Terrain: rolling hills, dirt roads, and mowed pasture, there may be water at one or more hazards. The entire marathon is on the show grounds, no need to cross roads or traffic.
Level: Training; 3 Sections; 8-12 km; 3-4 Obstacles
Level: Preliminary; 3 Sections; 8-14 km; 4-5 Obstacles
Level: Intermediate; 3 Sections; 12-15 km; 5-6 Obstacles
Other: Training VSE; 3 sections; 6-12 km; 3-4 Obstacles. Preliminary VSE; 3 sections; 6-14 km; 4-5 Obstacles. Drafts will drive the shorter VSE Course at the horse speeds.


Ring/Warm-up area Footing: mowed Grass/Grass and sand warm-up
Level: Training; Clearance: 40 cm; Notes: VSE 35cm
Level: Preliminary; Clearance: 35 cm; Notes: VSE 30cm
Level: Intermediate; Clearance: 30 cm;
Other: may include bridge, U or L as per ADS rules

Other Information

Veterinary/Health Requirements: Negative Coggins within 1 year of show date, please send copy with entry, health papers for all out of state horses.

Stabling Information: 10x10 semi-perminant stalls, only 40 available; preference will be given to those horses traveling the farthest. Other stabling available close by.

Driver/Groom twice around allowed on marathon? (Article 910) Yes Entry Requirements: Must be at different levels, if space allows and at organizer’s discretion.

Misc. Show info: Jr drivers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a knowledgable horseperson in the vehicle at all times, failure to comply will incur elimination. The course walk will be done by pickup on Friday afternoon. All hazards are centrally located and can be walked to easily from the stabling area. Spares kit recommended for marathon. Breeching and/or breaks are required for marathon. ADS Approved helmets are required for marathon. Silent auction during the Saturday night dinner. There will be a Muffy Seaton Clinic on Monday Aug 11. there will be only 8 lessons available on a first come first serve basis, please send clinic request with your entry. Lessons are $75 for RMCC members and $85 for non-members, please include a seperate check for the clinic. If you would like to help sponsor our event or advertise in the show book, please check out our web site for sponsorship/advertising information. Schooling carts with wire wheels are acceptable for training level only.

Awards Offered: Awards plus ribbons to sixth place, other special awards offered

Food Available on the Grounds: Yes, pancake breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning; Concessions available for lunch both days by Kiwanis Club

Accommodations: Hampton Inn 970-593-1400; Fairfield Inn 970-461-1000; Budget Host, Exit 254 Inn 970-667-5202; Super 8 1-800-800-8000

Camping On Grounds: Yes; Details: dry camping only, no hook-ups available Off Grounds: Yes, contact organizer for information

Directions to Show: Take I-25 to exit 257A onto Hwy 34 east towards Greeley, Approxiately 7.5 miles to Tomora Training Center on the south side of the highway.