Fall INTRO Horse Trials Information

Ajia Cherry
Show Date: Sunday, August 26
Opening Date:
Tuesday, July 1
Closing Date: Tuesday, August 21
Sarah Erbes
4529 Winding Woods Lane
Hamburg, NY 14075
Hideaway Farm
Roots Tavern Rd
Geneseo, NY 14454

Divisions offered:
Intro Horse, Intro Rider, and Intro Junior

Dressage - Pat Moran
Show Jumping - Sally Fox
TD - Ali Pytlak

Dressage Scribe - Mary Dickinson
Dressage Bit check - Kate Fegan

Dressage Test:
2018 Beginner Novice Test B
The dressage test can be downloaded from the USEA website.

Show jumping scribe - Margaret Kretow
Show jumping steward - Jean Kiefer-Wood
Show jumping ring crew - Rebecca Blackburn

Cross Country:
1200 meters, not timed, will include logs and mini versions of traditional XC jumps not to exceed 2'2" with no water or ditches.

XC Jump Judges - Tricia Anselm, Sandra Batty, Ilze Bullwinkel, Tricia & Riley Delaney, Mary Delton, Shanda Hosenfeld, Anne Lowe, Hillary & Lu Marshall, Katie Rubino, Mindy Sammom, Mandy and Teresa Weir, Jack Walnes

XC starter - Joanna Prescott
XC steward - Danny Harter
XC score runner - Lisa Reed/Carrie Wehle
Scoring - Anne Mortimer
Assistant scorer - Kimberly Bement Price
SJ set up - Ajia Cherry, Adam Blaszyk, Kassandra Wohlshlegel, Kate Fegan
SJ tear-down - Sally Fox, Margaret Kretow, Jean Kiefer-Wood, Rebecca Blackburn, Adam Blaszyk, Sandra Barry, Mindy Sammon.
XC set-up & flagging - Dana
Dressage set up - Dave Chugg
EMT: Richard Race
ON CALL - Genesee Valley Equine Clinic (585) 889-1170

Other Info

Start Times:
Available Friday, August 24 at gvrdc.org

Negative Coggins for NYS horses dated January 1, 2017 or later, out of state within 12 months of show date.

Saturday - Stabling open at 2 pm
Cross-country available for walking at 3 pm

Sunday - Dressage begins at 9 am
Show Jumping begins at 10:30 am
All divisions will complete show jumping prior to XC so please ride show jumping in XC gear.

6 ribbons each division
no OTTB awards

$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.

  1. FOOD will be available on grounds thanks to Verno on a Roll!
  2. Competitors are requested to bring their own water.
  3. Contact organizer for listing of accommodations but it's a BUSY college weekend in western NY.
  4. Camping allowed, no RV hookups available.
  5. Dogs MUST be leashed ( $25 fine).
  6. 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 Rt. 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:
Rt. 390 to Exit 7 ( Geneseo). Right off exit, follow signs to Geneseo. Take a left on Main St ( Rt 39) and another left on Roots Tavern Rd (about 4 mi from Geneseo).

GVRDC, unrecognized INTRO Horse Trials