Where: Catalpa Corner Horse Park, Iowa City, IA
Tentative Schedule: Open Schooling 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Eventer Derby dressage starts at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Derby rounds start at noon.
Levels offered: Novice, Beginner Novice, Starter, Fantasy
Open/Close Dates: Derby opening date is Tuesday April 17. Derby closing date is Tuesday May 15. No pre-registration required for open schooling.
Ride times: will be posted via link from this website’s homepage on Tuesday May 22nd.
Dress: Neat casual. Breeches, belt, boots or paddock boots and half chaps, shirt with a collar. Must have ASTM-approved helmet and hard-soled shoes whenever mounted. Must have safety vest for derby round and xc schooling. Riders and horses should wear their xc gear for the derby.
Fees: Show entry, including stabling, show fees and saturday xc school is $175. An additional refundable $25 stall strip check is required. Stall deposit checks will be shredded or PayPal stall strip deposits returned if stalls are stripped. Draw checks to CCCHT. Mail to Camie Stockhausen, Attn: Derby, 57560 Highway 210, Cambridge, IA 50046-8583. PayPal to Catalpacorner@gmail.com in two payments: $181 ($6 convenience fee); and $25. Do not use PayPal friends and family option.
Riders who are not competing in the show may school on Saturday for a $45 fee paid upon entry to the park. Stabling will not be available for those not entered in the show. The xc open schooling will open at 9 a.m. and close at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
On Sunday, additional dressage tests will be scheduled after all derby entrants have completed their dressage tests. Entries are considered complete only when electronic entry is submitted (below), and signed waiver, entry fee, refundable stall deposit and any other requested information is received by the secretary. Withdrawals or changes to entry accepted by email only before 9 p.m. on the closing date. Withdrawal refunds will be less a $25 office fee. No changes to entries starting on the closing date at 9:01:01 p.m. Post entries accepted with $25 late fee and if space is available. Stallion entry by permission of organizer only – additional tack stall required.
Camping: Available on site. $30 for the weekend. Sign up on registration form.
Electronic Entry Form will become live on Tuesday April 17 at 7:00 a.m. (Ignore the “no longer accepting responses” comment below. It has not begun accepting responses.)