General Information

Date:    Saturday October 8 and Sunday October 9, 2016

Location:   Hedgeland Equestrian Center - 40128 Hedgeland Lane - Waterford, VA - 20197 (Directions)

AHS Judges: Meg Williams, IN
                            Vanessa Carlson, OK

Site Host Secretary:   Phyllis Svendsen
5355 Caribou Dr, Sykesville, MD 21784
Ph: 410-549-7267    cell: 410-259-0480   Email: mahbinspection@yahoo.com

Free-Jumping Training Leader:Rick Toering – Waterford, VA
Free-Jumping Practice:The Free Jumping Training leader and staff will be available on Friday evening, Oct. 07, 2016 to supervise each mare's practice runs thru the chute. This is TENTATIVELY scheduled to begin at 5 PM. The fee for this will be $30.00 per mare and is payable to MAHB, Inc. – and must be included with your entry or paid before the practice session.

TENTATIVE Schedule/ Order of Go:
Please note that schedule is SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME!!!!!

FRIDAY – October 7, 2016
5:00 pmFree-jumping practice
6:00 pmWine & cheese reception

SATURDAY – October 8, 2016
Registration
Free-jumping of MPT mares
Under Saddle assessment of MPT mares
Walk ring and Awards
Inspection of Non-Hanoverian/Rhineland Mares without a foal
Inspection of Non-Hanoverian/Rhineland Mares with a foal, BOTH for inspection
Walk ring and Awards
Futurities

SUNDAY - October 9, 2016
Hanoverian Mares without a foal for inspection
Hanoverian Mares with a foal for inspection
Walk Ring and Awards
Hanoverian & Rhineland Foals for inspection
Branding

Stabling: 10 permanent 10’ x 10’ box stalls available on premises, $75.00/stall/night or for the day for MAHB members, $85.00/stall/night for non-members; $45.00 grounds fee if not stabling. Make checks payable to: MAHB. Payment due at time of reservations. Full refund if cancelled within 72 hours (three days before event). No bedding is provided.   No arrivals of Saturday participants before 2pm Friday, October 7.  No arrivals of Sunday participants before 4pm Saturday, October 8.  If you arrive early stalls will not be ready for you.
MAHB STABLING FORM

Other Requirements: - Proof of current Negative Coggins for all horses within 12 months of 10/7/2016
- Signed MAHB, Inc release for all persons on grounds

Accommodations: Best Western Hotel and Conference Center (5 miles) 703-777-9400. 
Days Inn Leesburg (5 miles) 703-777-6622
Holiday Inn at Carradoc Hall (7 miles) 703-771-9200,
Hampton Inn (5 mi.)   (703) 669-8640

Directions: From Leesburg:  At the junction of Route 15 and Route 7 (bypass) take Route 7 west 3.8 miles and exit at Route 9 (Hillsboro/Charlestown, WV).  Go right at end of exit ramp (Route 9 west).  Go ½ mile ( Look for Shell station on the right) then turn right at Route 662 (Clarks Gap Road).  .  Go 9/10 of a mile and take left at Hedgeland Lane.  First right in driveway.

Facilities: Mare Inspection and MPT: Indoor 100‘ x 200’ meter arena with sand footing.  Spectator seating available near arena. No dogs permitted on grounds. Parking on grass.  No restrictions on lengths of trailers coming in.


Food:
There will be a complementary wine and cheese reception for all attendees and volunteers on Friday evening beginning at 6pm
Morning hospitality (coffee/muffins) available on Saturday morning.
Lunch will be available for purchase beginning at 12pm Saturday.  The cost is $15.00.  Please place your lunch order by 10/3/16 by contacting Phyllis.

Handlers:Quinnten B. Alston
Email:  quinnten@hilltopfarminc.com
Cell Phone: (484) 553-4805

Braider:Amanda Smith @ mailto: asmithdq@yahoo.com

Site Videographer & Photographer:Pics of You
In addition to photos and video, Pics of You will offer a special Marketing Package for horses entered in the inspection that are for sale.  This includes a custom video uploaded to Youtube.  Here is an example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=k1AynMUn9T8   Please contact Pics of You for more information.



2016 AHS/ARS Fall Tour
Mare and Foal Inspection & Hanoverian Mare Performance Test
October 8 & 9, 2016
Stabling is limited to 10 stalls!  Print and return your Stabling Form today!
MAHB Inspection Fact Sheet in PDF