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For Our 5th Anniversary Show
May 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st 2017




General Information
AMHR/ASPC - Premiums/Class Lists/Entry Forms
AMHA- Premiums/Class Lists/Entry Forms
Virginia Born Classes- Premium/Class List/Entry
Stalls Arrival/Departure
RV parking
Photographer
Health Requirements
Where to Stay
Where to eat
 
Show Checklist
Directions/Map
VHCF General Rules Information
 

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General Information

5th Anniversary Spring Thaw Show
OLD DOMINION MINIATURE HORSE CLUB
AMHR/ASPC & AMHA SHOW

THE SPRING THAW

AMHA and AMHR/ASPC Nationally Recognized Show
Virginia Horse Center Foundation (VHCF)
487 Maury River Rd, Lexington, VA 24450 • 540-464-2950
Indoor Arena

Thursday, May 18th, Friday, May 19th, Saturday May 20th & Sunday May 21th 2017


Judge: Ray Zoercher, TX (2017 World Judge)
Senior Judge: Sid Hutchcraft, FL (2017 World Judge)
Judge: Pam Allen, NC

Show Secretary:  Laura Mullen, NC
Show Steward: Melissa Downs, OH

Pre-Entry Deadline: April 29th 2017
Entries received after the postmark of April 29th will be charged an extra fee of $5.00 per class.

Starting Time:  8:00 a.m.
Youth, Special Needs & COOL Classes, Virginia Born Classes (VBC) & Non-Rated classes: $20.00
Amateur/Novice Classes: $30.00
Open Classes: $40.00
AMHR Stake Classes:  $45.00
   Flat Fee Per Horse:  $125.00 Pre-Entry (by April 29th); $150.00 Post-Entry (excludes stakes, VBC & Non-Rated classes)
               Flat Fee is for Unlimited Classes per Horse AMHR or AMHA; enter as many classes as you want!
(Flat Fee does not include Stakes or Non-Rated Classes)
      Arrival Time: No Arrivals Before 8:00 a.m. on 5/17 Without Prior Notification

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AMHR/ASPC/ASPR

Premiums, Class Lists and Entry forms are know available, see below to print them out.

Premium Information,
(for more detailed information print out the premiums below)
PDF format - Premium AMHR
Word.docs - Premium AMHR

Class List Information, (for complete class lists print out list below)
PDF format - AMHR Class List
Word. docs - AMHR Class List

Entry Forms,
PDF format - AMHR Entry Form
Word.doc - AMHR Entry Form

Virginia Born Classes Premium/Entry Forms
Word.docs / PDF fromat


AMHA

Premiums, Class Lists and Entry forms are know available, see below to print them out.

Premium Information,
(for more detailed information print out the premiums below)
PDF format - Premium AMHA
Word.docs - Premium AMHA

Class List Information, (for complete class lists print out list below)
PDF format - AMHA Class List
Word. docs - AMHA Class List

Entry Forms,
PDF format - AMHA Entry Form
Word.doc - AMHA Entry Form


 


Stall Arrival/Departure and Information

Arrival Time: No Arrivals Before 8:00 a.m. on 5/17 Without Prior Notification
If you are arriving on Tuesday 5/16, please notify show management in advance so that we can be sure your stalls are ready for you. There is a $20 per stall early arrival fee.
Departure Time: If you are staying thru Sunday night please notify show management in advance so arrangements can be made. There is a $15 per stall late departure fee.

Stall/Shavings Information: All Stalls are 10x10. Stalls are a $60.00 flat-fee.  Shavings are available from the Virginia Horse Center Foundation at $8.00 per bag. Preorders of 5 bags or more can be made by calling 540-464-2966. Every effort will be made to deliver preorders prior to exhibitor arrival. You can bring your own shavings.  No fine sawdust allowed.  Shavings ordered at the show will have to be picked up, please contact the VHCF at 540-464-2966 so you can arrange for pick up of shavings. Stall cleanings to be dumped in designated areas only. Show off trailer fee is $20 per horse/per day. No tie outs at night.


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Show Checklist

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RV Information


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Photographer Information

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Any retouching can be done upon request, I know the backdrop photos will need retouching on a few to stretch out the backdrop. It is easiest to do upon request than me trying to do all photos that need it 
https://karenjasinskiphotography.smugmug.com/…/ODMHC-Spring

 

Karen of KJ photography will be at the show taking photos in the arena
make sure you look for her if you want to be photographed.
photography

https://www.facebook.com/KJPhotography.VA/
http://karenjasinskiphotography.smugmug.com/

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Health Requirements

All Horses must provide a current coggins (within 1 year) must have one to turn into Laura Mullen, and a health certificate within 30 days on out of state horses must be provided. The Equine Interstate Event Permit allows horses and their owners to travel to events in participating states for six months. The permit can be used in lieu of a 30-day certificate of veterinary inspection. Participating states include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Virginia. Foals six months and younger do not require a coggins.

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Where to Stay

Please book early, this is a busy time of year in this area. These are the hotels we have blocks of rooms with. There are a bunch of other hotels in the area you can use if you have Points or Loyalty cards you can visit the Horse Center website for a list of hotels in the area.

Howard Johnsons - 540-463-9181 (Right behind Quality Inn)
2836 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450
Call 540-463-9181 and ask for Old Dominion Miniature Horse Club rate of $79.95 per night. Please book early, this is a busy time of year in this area! Hotel is about 4.5 miles from Virginia Horse Center

Quality Inn - 540-463-6400
2814 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA - 24450
Call 540-463-6400 and ask for Old Dominion Miniature Horse Club rate of $89.99 per night. Please book early, this is a busy time of year in this area! Hotel is about 4.5 miles from Virginia Horse Center

Super 8 - 540-463-7858
1139 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA 24450
Call 540-463-7858 and ask for Old Dominion Miniature Horse Club rate of $85.00 per night. Please book early, this is a busy time of year in this area! Hotel is about 1.5 miles from Virginia Horse Center

Days Inn - 540-463-9131
2809 North Lee Highway, Lexington, VA - 24450
Call 540-463-9131 and ask for Old Dominion Miniature Horse Club rate of $79.99 per night. Please book early, this is a busy time of year in this area! Hotel is about 4.5 miles from Virginia Horse Center

 

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Where to Eat

There is an onsite Restaurant and just down the road you have many options for places to eat 

Lexington has a wide array of dining options convenient to the Virginia Horse Center.  The downtown area is only three miles from the Center and holds many charming, local restaurants. You can click here to see more choices https://lexingtonvirginia.com/directory/dining-restaurants

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Directions

Your Destination: Virginia Horse Center Foundation, 487 Maury River Rd, Lexington, VA 24450 • 540-464-2950

From the North:  I-81 South to Exit 195 to US-11,  Merge onto US-11 toward Lexington.  Travel 3.6 mi turn right on Route 39 West.  The Virginia Horse Center is about one mile ahead on the left.

From the South:  I-81 North to Exit 191.  Proceed on I-64 West 1/2 mile to Exit 55.  Turn right on Route 11 North, and immediately left on Route 39 West.  The Virginia Horse Center is one mile ahead on the left.

From the East:  I-64 West to I-81 South. I-81 South to Exit 191.  Proceed on I-64 West 1/2 mile to Exit 55.  Turn right on Route 11 North, and immediately left on Route 39 West.  The Virginia Horse Center is one mile ahead on the left.

From the West:  I-64 East to Exit 55.  Turn left on Route 11 North, and proceed 1/4 mile to stoplight. Turn left on Route 39 West.  The Virginia Horse Center is one mile ahead on the left.


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Article 5: General Rules

SECURITY: (540) 784-0156   STABLE OFFICE: (540) 464-2966
EMT: (540) 464-2971   FIRE/RESCUE: 911

 

  1. Upon arrival at the Virginia Horse Center, all trailers MUST check in at the Welcome Center (Stable Office).
  2. No smoking in Coliseum or Barns.  This is the law.
  3. VEHICLES:  Drive Carefully.  Obey All Traffic Signs. Speed limits are strictly enforced. Every vehicle operator must have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. The use of vehicles in the camping areas is restricted to regular roadways for entering and exiting only. Vehicles are permitted only if operated in a safe manner (this is a Virginia state law), but may not be used in the Coliseum or in the interior of any of the barns.  Four wheelers and ATV’s are not permitted on the VHC grounds.  Non-powered scooters, bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates, heelers (skates in shoes) are not permitted in the Coliseum or the interior of any of the barns.  The VHC reserves the right to prohibit the operation of any vehicle.
  4. Dogs/Pets: All dogs/pets must have current inoculations for rabies as prescribed by state of residency.  No loose dogs/pets are allowed anywhere on the premises. All dogs/pets that are not crated must be on a hand-held or tied leash. Loose dogs/pets will incur a $100 fine. You must clean up after your dog/pet. Coliseum: Absolutely no dogs/pets allowed in the Coliseum food service areas or the Winners Ring   restaurant unless they are crated or are Service Dogs. Absolutely no dogs/pets in the Mezzanine (2ndfloor of the Coliseum) under any circumstances with the exception of Service Dogs.  We ask that your Service Dog have his/her vest on.
    Grounds/Parking Areas/Barns/East Complex:  All dogs/pets must be on a hand-held or tied leash.
  5. No trash or sharps in the manure pits.  Sharps should be placed in red boxes in barns. Showswill be charged $1,000 for sharps in the manure pits.
  6. ALCOHOL: At events serving alcohol, all ABC laws must be followed. If asked to provide Identification for purposes of age validation, you must comply. Those individuals who do not comply will not be served alcohol. Disorderly patrons will be removed from the premises.
  7. Theft/Vandalism:  Anyone involved in destroying property or found stealing property will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
  8. All stalls must have at least one bale of shavings or straw. Sawdust is prohibited. Shavings may be purchased at the Welcome Center (Stable Office).
  9. No lunging in posted rings.  Wiley, Speed, and B Rings NEVER.
  10. No overnight horses may be stabled in trailers or tied out.       
  11. Horses are absolutely not allowed to be ponied behind any moving vehicles.
  12. No vehicles allowed in the barns.
  13. Campers must register at Stable Office.
  14. Check-In time and Check-Out time subject to show date.
  15. No gray water is to be dumped on the ground. Sewage arrangements are made through the stable office.
  16. Campfires are not permitted.
  17. Campers must keep their sites clean and dispose of refuse in the receptacles provided. All campers will be responsible for leaving the campsite as they found it. Any damage or repairs resulting from negligence shall be the responsibility of the camper.
  18. All central service buildings and other facilities in the campground are for campers and exhibitors use only.
  19. Firearms and fireworks are not permitted
  20. No tent, camper, RV or camping equipment shall be left unattended longer than 24 hours without written permission from campground management.
  21. Any loss theft, accident or disturbance should be reported to the Virginia Horse Center Security. Lost and Found is located in the Security Office.
  22. Virginia Horse Center management reserves the right to remove from the premises any camper or visitor who is in violation of these rules and regulation.
  23. The Virginia Horse Center shall be held harmless against all claims, costs, losses or liability of every nature and kind asserted against or incurred by camper arising or resulting in any respect from camper’s occupancy and use of premises, and/or visitor and visitor’s use of premises The Virginia Horse Center shall be held harmless against all claims, costs, losses or liability of every nature and kind asserted against or incurred by camper arising or resulting in any respect from camper’s occupancy and use of premises, and/or visitor and visitor’s use of premises.

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