Volunteers do most everything. They are the jump judges, dressage scribes, score runners, starters, timers, scorers, bit checkers, stewards, etc., etc.
Take a look at the video Kim McGann produced to show off the volunteers from our Fall Horse Trials.
The Genesee Valley Riding and Driving club’s fall horse trials will take place August 17 & 18, 2019.
We ask that you consider making a donation to support this year’s event.
There are several levels of sponsorship as detailed below. GVRDC is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization and your contribution is tax deductible.
FRIEND: $50 Program listing, complimentary program, one ticket to the Competitors Party Saturday night
PATRON: $100 Program listing, complimentary program, one ticket to both the Competitors Party Saturday night, one ticket to Patron's tent*
$150 (Beginner Novice and Novice) - Program listing, signage at your sponsored jump, two tickets to Competitors Party Saturday night and two tickets to the Patron's tent
$200 (Training, Modified and Preliminary) - Program listing, signage at your sponsored jump, three ticket to Competitor's Party Saturday night and three tickets to the Patron's tent
$100 (Beginner Novice) - Program listing, two tickets to Competitor's Party and two tickets to the Patron's tent
$200 (Novice) - Program listing, two tickets to Competitor's Party and two tickets to the Patron's tent
$300 (Training) - Program listing, three tickets to Competitor's Party and three tickets to the Patron's tent
$350 (Modified) - Program listing, four tickets to Competitor's Party and four tickets to the Patron's tent
Contributions can be mailed to GVRDC, P.O. Box 499 Geneseo, NY 14414. Checks should be made payable to GVRDC.
Use this Form to mail in your sponsorship contribution.
NEW - you can now support GVRDC by making a sponsorship donation on-line. Click here to donate on-line.
We're grateful for your support and look forward to seeing you on the weekend of August 18 and 19. Thank you!
Ann Parks, GVRDC President
Ray Denis, Fall Horse Trials Organizer
Jenny Lundberg, Mailings & Patron's Tent Organizer
*The Patron's tent is open Saturday and Sunday and is centrally located on the show grounds. It has shaded seating, light refreshments, and a prime viewing location for the stadium course and part of the XC course.
GVRDC Advertising rates for the August 2018 Horse Trial Program are as follows:
• $35 for Business Card (3” x 2”)
• $50 for Quarter Page (4.25” x 5.5”)
• $75 for Half Page (comes with 2 Patrons passes) (8.5” x 4.25”)
• $100 for Full Page (comes with 2 Patrons passes) (8.5” x 11”)
Ads should be in one of the following formats (300dpi or higher)
• Photoshop file
• InDesign file
The deadline for ad submission is August 4th, 2018.
Please contact Beth Harrison at Thistledalefarm@frontiernet.net or 585-657-8819 for information and/or to email your advertisement.
Please sent payment for your advertisement (checks payable to GVRDC) to:
P.O. Box 499
Geneseo, NY 14454
(please circle your ad size on the form when you send it in—thank you!)
*The Patron tent is open Saturday and Sunday and is centrally located on the show grounds. It has shaded seating, light refreshments, and a prime viewing location for the stadium course.
Thank you for supporting our club!
Please return this form along with payment by August 4th for inclusion in the program. GVRDC, P.O Box 499, Geneseo NY 14454
Horse Trials Information
Genesee Valley Riding & Driving Club and Raymond J Denis, 8 Lake Avenue, Georgetown, MA 01833, 978-239-2024
Organizer for the Fall Intro Horse Trials:
TD: Rick Caldwell (R) CT
Ground Jury President: Lisa Cox (r) NC
Dressage Judge: Ann Moss (r) NJ
Stadium Judge: TBA
CD: X-C/SJ: Jeff Kibbie, (R) PA
The dressage tests can be downloaded from the USEA website.
Dressage Test for Intro Division:
2018 Beginner Novice Test B
Most divisions will run stadium on Sunday, before XC.
Horse Trials Information
All information about the Fall Horse Trials can be found in the USEA Omnibus.
For the USEA recognized divisions, you must use the 2018 USEA Entry Form that you can download from the USEA website.
For the Intro Division, download the Entry Form from the button link at top of this page.
Quality Inn - 5 mi., (585-243-0500)
Hampton Inn - 5 mi., (585-447-9040)
Temple Hill B & B - 5 mi., (585-243-0180
Camping: Parking for RVs, but no hook-ups
Compete to win prize money and/or ribbons for 1st-6th places at Beginner Novice, Novice, Training, Modified and Preliminary.
To be eligible to enter your OTTB in this category, your OTTB must have a TIP number. The information on how to get the TIP number can be downloaded from the link button at the top of the page.
Saturday - Stabling open at 2 pm
XC available for walking at 3 pm
6 ribbons each division
$50/stall, $40 clean stall check required as well ( destroyed when stall is stripped).
No bedding will be provided and competitors are advised to BRING THEIR OWN WATER TO STABLING.
Dogs MUST be leashed ( $25 fine).
Volunteers needed and appreciated, please contact Carol Kozlowski.
The GVRDC Horse Trials are located on Roots Tavern Road in Geneseo, NY at the "red" marker on the map. There will be signs for trailer parking.
From north, east, or west:
Take NY Thruway Exit 46, to 390 South, to Exit 9 - Lakeville.
Left off exit (Rt. 15S) for 9/10 mile to first right on Triphammer Rd.
Take to end and turn left on Rt. 39 and take second right on Roots Tavern Rd.
Grounds are 1/2 mile on left.
From the south:
Go through Geneseo on Rt. 39 (Main St) and take a left on Roots Tavern Rd (about 4 mi from Geneseo).