2019 Prize List

ESDCTA NJ Horse Trials
ESDCTA Eventing Championships
526 Route 524, Allentown, NJ 08501
USEA, USEF #316845, ESDCTA Registered

Show Date: September 29, 2019
Opening Date: August 13, 2019
Closing Date: September 10, 2019

Eventing Committee

Diane Engler
1419 Artisan Court
Breinigsville Pa 18031
610.730.0371 (7 pm – 9 pm only, please)
kaboomer1964@gmail.com (best method to reach the secretary)

Judges: Ann Forer (Pa), Pres

Veterinarian: TBA

TD: Ray Denis (Ma)

Classes Offered
USEF Levels – Open Preliminary, Preliminary Rider
USEA levels – Open Training, Training Rider, Open Novice, Novice Rider, Beginner Novice Rider, Open Beginner Novice
Combined Tests  – Advanced, Intermediate

Additional Awards – these are additional awards/divisions you may enter (if qualified) in addition to your entry in one of the regular USEF and USEA classes above.  These divisions are placed separately from the open divisions.  If entering, specify on entry form in addition to USEA Classes above:

ESDCTA Championship Divisions (must be qualified) – Beginner Novice, Novice, Training (Jr/Sr if entries warrant)

a) Cost per class:

Entries Postmarked August 13 – August 27:  Beginner Novice $175, Novice $185, Training $195, Preliminary $205, Advanced and Intermediate CT’s $85.

Entries Postmarked August 28 – September 10:  Beginner Novice $215, Novice $225, Training $235, Preliminary $245 Advanced and Intermediate CT’s $100.

b) Double entries not accepted.

c) Non-competing horses must pay a $25 fee, plus the $20 haul in fee, sign in at the office and wear an assigned number while on the Horse Park grounds.

d) No changes to entry after closing date, unless allowed by the secretary, but absolutely no changes will be accepted after September 29. Each change will cost $30.

e) Make checks payable to: ESDCTA, Inc., include e-mail address on entry.

f) Negative Coggins within 12 months is required.

g) Post entries accepted after the closing date through September 24 at the discretion of the organizer and will incur a $50 late fee.

h) Entries also accepted on evententries.com


Refund policy:

Refunds must be received in writing or email.

Prior to closing date:  Refunds will be given for entry cancellations less the $25 office fee. Stabling refunded in full.

After the closing date:  Refunds will be given for entry cancellations less the $25 office fee, if the ride times can be filled from the waiting list.   Stabling refunded regardless less $25 per day/night.

Refunds due to injury of horse or rider:  Rider/Owner MUST notify the secretary in writing or via email prior to the competition and MUST provide doctor/veterinary note specifically indicating that rider/horse are not physically able to compete at the competition.  Entry refunds will be given as follows:   Beg Nov $85, Nov $95, Tr:  $110, Prelim:  $120, CT:  $50.  Stabling refunded less $15 per day/night.

No refunds are guaranteed for “acts of god” which require management to cancel divisions or day of competition, however if possible a partial refund may be given.

Saturday, September 28 – Cross country courses open for inspection at 3 pm.
Sunday, September 39 – 8:00 am – Dressage (order of go Advanced (CT), Intermediate (CT), Prelim, Training, Nov, Beg Nov), Stadium Jumping starts at 9:30 am, Cross country starts at 9:42 am – Cross Country ride times will be 10-12 minutes after horse’s Stadium round.

Regular Divisions (all competitors are entered in the regular USEA divisions that they specify): Trophy and 8 ribbons in each division.

Starting Times
Posted on www.esdcta.org.

Small arenas (except FEI tests) – All-weather footing composed of sand and screenings for dressage and stadium arenas.

275 permanent stalls on grounds, $65/night. Day stalls available at $55/ea. Stall doors only provided. Stall Deposit:  Send a separate check for $50. Check will be destroyed if stall is stripped. Bedding available for purchase. Additional info from secretary. NO STRAW ALLOWED.

Dressage Tests
Beginner Novice: 2018 USEF Beginner Novice Test B
Novice: 2018 USEF Novice Test B
Training: 2018 USEF Training Test B
Preliminary: 2018 Preliminary Test A
Intermediate (CT):  2015 FEI Two- Star Test B-Std
Advanced (CT): 2015 FEI Three-Star Test B – Std

Cross Country
Lengths and speeds for levels:

BN-1900m @ 350 mpm
N-2100m @ 400 mpm
T-2400m @450 mpm
P-2900m @ 550 mpm

Rolling, great footing. BN, N, T, P courses: Average difficulty for horses with some experience at these levels. Water complex for all levels!

Show Jumping – will be held on sand.

Hampton Inn, Exit 8 off NJ Turnpike-Rt. 33 East • 609.426.1600 (mention you are competing at the Horse Park of NJ for $119 rate!)
Holiday Inn, Exit 8 off NJ Turnpike-Rt. 33 East • 609.448.7000
Quality Inn, Exit 8 off NJ Turnpike-Rt. 33 West • 609.448.7399
Camping: Trailer hook-ups $75/day – must check in/out with Secretary

Professional Services
Vet and Farrier will be on grounds during show hours.

Other Information

  • Intermediate and Advanced CT’s to help horses and riders prepare for Fair Hill
  • Divisions will be further divided or combined if entries warrant.
  • State experience on entry.
  • Dogs must be leashed – preferably left at home!
  • Food available on grounds.
  • Secretary can be reached during show at 609.259.1881.
  • TIP awards for best placing registered Thoroughbred in each division; be sure to have horse registered with TIP! Please include the TIP number on your entry.
  • If there are discrepancies between this publication and the USEA, the USEA information will take precedence.


North and South
NJ Tpk to exit 7A (I-195 East) to Exit 11. Turn left at top of ramp. At Stop sign, turn right on County Route 524 Horse Park is on left 1.5 miles.

From East
Garden State Pkwy to Exit 98 (I-195 West) to Exit 11. Turn right at top of ramp. Follow as above.

GPS Address
626 Route 524, Allentown, NJ 08501