Upcoming Event and Clinic Notices

Cross-country Schooling Day – November 17, 2012
Schooling Horse Trials & Show – November 18, 2012  

Opening Date: October 2nd…….……………..Closing Date: November 5th

DIVISIONS: LEVEL  

DRESSAGE

CROSS-COUNTRY

SHOW JUMPING

Preliminary

2010 USEA Prelim Test B

15 – 22 Fences, Approx. 2500 meters

11 – 13 Jumps; Max. 600 m

Training

2010 USA Training Test B

15 – 22 Fences, Approx. 2200 meters

10 – 12 Jumps; Max. 600 m

Novice

2010 USEA Novice Test B

14 – 20 Fences, Approx. 2000 meters

9 – 11 Jumps; Max. 600 m

Beg. Novice

2010 USEA Novice Test B

14 – 18 Fences, Approx. 1800 meters

9 – 11 Jumps; Max. 600 m

Fees: Draw checks to The Fork Stables Schooling XC Fee: Saturday - $50

Schooling HT Entry: Sunday - Preliminary - $150; Training - $150; Novice - $125; Beg Novice - $125 Stabling: $ 35/night. Very limited permanent stalls Grounds Fee: $ 20 (each non-stabled horse) Stall Stripping Fee: $ 50 (separate check) Non Compete Horse: $ 50 (each non competing horse on grounds)

Refunds: Before closing date – refund minus $25 office fee; after closing date – none

Ride Times: Ride times will be available on The Fork website Tuesday, Nov 13th at www.TheForkFarm.com. They will also be emailed out to the riders.

Awards: Prize and 6 ribbons per Horse Trials division.

Tentative Schedule: Saturday: 8:00 – 3:30 Cross-country Schooling

4:00 – Cross-country course open for walking

Saturday: 5:30 – The Fork Wine Bar open in the Main Barn

Sunday: 8:00 – Dressage; 8:30 – Show Jumping; 9:00 – Cross-country

Accommodations: The Fork Lodge Bed & Breakfast: 704-474-4052 – Ext. 227

RV Sites at The Fork (Electric and water only) $35 per night

Hotels in Albemarle: Hampton Inn: 704-985-1111; Holiday Inn Express: 704- 986-2100; Sleep Inn and Suites: 704-983-2770; Quality Inn: 704-983-6990

Directions: GPS Address: 3200 Fork Road, Norwood, NC 28128

** Fork Road dead-ends into farm. Do not turn off of Fork Road if GPS says to!! From South: In Charlotte, I-77 North, take 485 East to 24/27 Albemarle Rd. Go right to Albemarle and then take 52 South to Norwood. Go through Norwood then turn left onto Hyway 731, go less than 1 mile to Fork Rd, first road on the right. Approx. 3 miles to farm entrance. From North: In Charlotte, I-77 South, take Harris Blvd Exit #18 to top of ramp and then go left, follow to I-85. Take I-85 North to next Exit I-485 East to Albemarle Rd. (hwy 27 East) Turn left onto Albemarle Rd. toward Albemarle and then take 52 South to Norwood. Go through Norwood then turn left onto Hwy 731, go less than 1 mile to Fork Rd, first road on the right. Approx. 3 miles to farm entrance. From Southern Pines: 211 West to West End, left onto Hwy 73, blend in with 220 South to Ellerbe Springs where 73 turns right (west) to Mt. Gilead. At first light, turn left onto Hwy 731, cross over Pee-Dee River, and look for first paved road on left. Take Fork Rd. approx. 3 miles to farm entrance.

Other: Dogs are welcome but must be leashed. 4:00 Course-walk with USEA Official Amanda Atkins

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Calendar

XC Clinic with Phyllis Dawson: Tue Aug 29 @12:00AM
Purcellville, VA
Twilight Eventing & Fix A Test: Wed Aug 30 @12:00AM
Loch Moy Farm, Adamstown, MD
Kelly's Ford Twilight Event: Thu Aug 31 @ 4:00PM -
Kelly's Ford Equestrian Center 16589 Edwards Shop Rd Remington VA 22734
SVPC Recognized Horse Trials: Sat Sep 02 @12:00AM
Poolesville, MD
SVPC Open Schooling: Wed Sep 06 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Bittersweet Field, 14401-B Partnership Rd., Poolesville, MD
USEA YEH/NEH Qualifier: Sat Sep 09 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Loch Moy Farm in Adamstown, MD