FEI ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED by November 1st, 2017 – Entries accepted with payment of late fees
AERC enter early please to avoid late fees (send in deposit) but can register on site!
All entries AERC and FEI should be submitted online at http://rideentry.org/Broxton/ – then print and mail in waivers, forms, payment - USA FEI ENTRIES MUST also register online through USEF accounts - other nationalities must have their NF entered into the FEI online registration system.
Location: Broxton Bridge Plantation Broxton Bridge Plantation is located 7 miles south of Ehrhardt, SC on Hwy 601, 12 miles north of Hampton on Hwy 601 North and @ 25 miles from I95. GPS 1685 Broxton Bridge Road or N32.59.989 W81.03.121 From the north, exit 57 off of I95. www.broxtonbridge.com/directions.htm - Call 803-267-3882. From the south, most people get off I95 at exit 38 and drive north to Hampton. Cell service is marginal!
Trails: All trails are groomed hard and soft sand shaded primarily by pines and old growth hardwoods. There are plenty of water stops about every four miles on the trails and we’ll have hay at the water stops on the later loops.USEF: EVERY CLASS OFFERED HEREIN WHICH IS COVERED BY THE RULES AND SPECIFICATIONS OF THE CURRENT USEF RULE BOOK WILL BE CONDUCTED AND JUDGED IN ACCORDANCE THEREWITH.
Camping/Stabling/Corrals: Covered corrals and corral panels are available. Covered corrals are $25 per night (VERY LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE MUST PAY IN ADVANCE) and four-panel corrals are $12 per night. To reserve panels and covered corrals see the ride registration form. Reserve panels early as we may run out. Remember, each horse owner, trainer and/or rider is responsible for safe camping and restraint of their horses. We thank those of you who rake up all hay/manure and put it into blue tubs - sadly, some people do not clean up at all, and Broxton asks that we implement a clean-up fee of $25 per campsite if you do not rake up hay/manure into piles and put into blue tubs.
Remember, each horse owner, trainer and/or rider is responsible for safe camping and restraint of their horses. We thank those of you who rake up all hay/manure and put it into blue tubs - sadly, some people do not clean up at all, and Broxton asks that we implement a clean-up fee of $25 per campsite if you do not rake up hay/manure into piles and put into blue tubs. We are not the only group who loves this facility so please help us keep it clean!
Electric/RV Park and Lodging: Electric hookups with water & sewer available. Register online – we have a limited availability and will pre-assign campsite numbers. Camp will open Thursday, November 9th at 10 am. Early arrival primitive camping for $20 per night is available for early arrivals or late departures. YOU MUST INFORM US OF EARLY ARRIVALS NO LATER THAN 1 NOVEMBER AND RECEIVE CONFIRMATION IN WRITING PLEASE AS THE GATE IS LOCKED, UNLESS WE ARE EXPECTING YOU! YOU CANNOT PRIMITIVE CAMP BLOCKING ELECTRIC HOOKUPS WITHOUT PAYING FOR THEM. Historic lodges ON THE GROUNDS are $100 per room per night. LIMITED availability as we house our officials. For ROOM reservations call Cheryl at 386.566.4820 - other lodging choices are Ehrhardt Hall 803-267-2020 or Days Inn Hampton, SC 866.608.5966
Distances: AERC 25/50/75 mile rides each day with a 100 on Friday–FEI CEI 80 km, 120 km Senior and JY each day plus 160 km on Friday. Introductory Rides each day! Athletes have 6 hours to complete the 25 miles (40 km), 12 hours to complete the 50 miles (80 km), 18 hours to complete the 75 miles (120 km) and 24 hours to complete the 100 mile (160 km) rides. Please see the FEI draft schedule for loop lengths and hold times for each phase.
Cancellations: Once you vet in, there are no refunds if you choose not to ride. If you should have to cancel before arriving on site, or did not vet in successfully, AERC entry fees will be refunded, minus the $30 (per ride) non-refundable portion of your entry; however, no- shows/no-calls and withdrawals or pulls after crossing the start line will not receive any refunds. Meal tickets are non-refundable unless your ticket is re-sold. FEI cancellation fees are $100 if you fail to vet in OR WITHDRAW AFTER THE FEI REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Cancellations must be made directly to ride secretary. If an AERC horse does not successfully vet in, an office fee of $30. All people must pay any camping/electrical or panel charges also.
Farrier and Vet Fees: Riders will be responsible for any individual farrier or vet services. Failure to pay any of these fees in a timely manner will result in any rider and/or owner not being welcome at future rides, and forfeiture of points and qualifications.
Junior Riders: J u n i o r s (less than 16 years old) must be accompanied by an adult over 18 and wear an approved helmet. Everyone must wear a helmet when mounted.
Awards: Daily completion awards to all. Top Ten awards for all distances along with Best Condition for each distance. Junior & weight division prizes also!
Food: Each rider will receive one meal ticket for each ride entry. We serve Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday nights. Extra meals are $10 each. The Broxton Bridge Snack Shack will also be open for snacks on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and Sunday morning.
Registration/Fees: All ride applications with deposits received by 1 November or postmarked no later than 1 November will not pay a late fee. A $30 deposit per day is required with entry and all signed waivers. For example, riding both days, deposit is $60. Riding one day, deposit is $30. There is a $15 fee per ride charged for all competition riders who are not current members of AERC. Bad check fee of $75 – we can work payments with you as we understand cash flow but please ask in advance! On-site registration begins Thursday at noon. Vet in to follow around 2:30 pm for AERC. The entry fee includes camping for two nights. Early arrivals are welcome although you are responsible for additional primitive camping fees before Thursday night or after Saturday night, or if you are there more than 2 nights. The fee is $20 per night so please be straight with us! The AERC 25/50 are $125 for senior riders, $75 for AERC juniors. Other fees are on the registration webpage. The introductory ride includes meal and camping for $60. FEI fees are listed on the last page and you should send payment in full by 1 November. USA FEI entries MUST also register online through USEF accounts - other nationalities must have their NF enter them into the FEI online registration system.
Ride Management Team: Grace Ramsey, Ride Manager; Cheryl Van Deusen, Mary Farris, Amy Dedafoe, Adelia Ramey, Pat Thomas, Carol Thompson, Nancy Gooch, Jo Steele (secretary), and other USA SE Volunteers, who we really appreciate as we could NOT do this without help! Please help when you can!
Veterinarians: (Subject to change) HEAD VET: Dr. Nick Kohut, Dr. TomTimmons, Dr. Heather Caplan Brass, Dr. Dee Dee Huff, Dr. Jennifer Madera, Dr. Anne Christopherson, Dr. Lynne Johnson, and Dr. Bob Marshall.
FEI Judges: Lynn Kenelly, Carol Thompson, Lucy Stafford, Sarah Whitlock Hunt, Heather Hoyns, Cheryl & Stagg Newman.
Sharps Disposal: Competition management may fine any individuals including
Driver’s License Statement: Minors who do not have a valid driver's license which allows them to operate a motorized vehicle in the state in which they reside will not be permitted to operate a motorized vehicle of any kind, including, but not limited to, golf carts, motorcycles, scooters, or farm utility vehicles, on the competition grounds of licensed competitions. Minors who have a valid temporary license may operate the above described motorized vehicles as long as they are accompanied by an adult with a valid driver's license. The parent(s), legal guardian(s), or individual who signs the entry blank as a parent or guardian of a minor operating a motorized vehicle in violation of this rule are solely responsible for any damages, claims, losses or actions resulting from that operation. Violations of this rule will be cause for sanctions against the parent(s), guardian(s) and/or trainer(s) who are responsible for the child committing the offense. Penalties may include exclusion of the child, parent(s), guardian(s), and/or trainer(s) from the competition grounds for the remainder of the competition and charges being filed against any of the above individuals in accordance with Chapter 6. Wheelchairs and other mobility assistance devices for individuals with disabilities are exempt from this rule.
USEF Membership: Life, senior active and junior active members shall be eligible to participate in all classes at Regular Competitions, Eventing Competitions at the Preliminary Level or above and Combined Driving Competitions at the Advanced Level, Dressage, Reining and Vaulting Competitions and Endurance Rides. A nonmember may participate as a handler, rider, driver, owner, lessee, agent, coach or trainer at Regular Competitions, Eventing Competitions, Dressage Competitions, Reining Competitions and Combined Driving Competitions upon payment of a $30 Show Pass fee. Participants in the following classes are exempted from the Requirements of this rule: 1) leadline; 2) exhibitions; 3) games and races; 4) classes for 4-H members; 5) walk trot and academy classes (academy classes are classes limited to horses used regularly in a lesson program); 6) USDF introductory level tests, pas de deux and quadrille classes; 7) NRHA Endorsed Reining Competitions. 8) Opportunity classes, 9) citizens of other nations who have proof, in English, of current membership in good
ACTUAL ONLINE ENTRY for AERC and FEI rides: http://rideentry.org/Broxton/
Current Coggins (within 12 months) presented at registration
Must show current membership card or pay $15.00 non-member AERC fee per ride except Introductory Ride
FEI ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED by 1 November, 2017 – AERC entries accepted with payment of late fees.
All entries should be submitted online at http://rideentry.org/Broxton/ – then print and mail in waivers, forms, payment -
We can hold your check if you let us know!
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