Starter Horse Trials, Combined Tests, Fix a Tests, Cross Derby, and other unrecognized schooling events at Loch Moy Farm give competitors many opportunities.


Twilight Eventing

Mid-week Blues? Quick, fun, casual - never get bored at Twilight Eventing!

We have an Elementary division, too, so bring the youngsters (4-legged and 2-legged)!

We will be running 3 dressage rings offering dressage tests, "Fix A Tests" and CTs (Combined Test: Dressage and SJ only).  Extra show jump rounds are available.

You can also come and just do a XC round.  Let us know which test/level you want (USDF Intro, USDF Training or BN - P/T) when you email us your waiver and coggins.

Divisions:
Elementary (2'-2'3" - USDF Intro C dressage test)
BN (Beginner Novice Test A dressage)
Novice (Novice Test A dressage)
Training (Training Test A dressage)
Modified division (Modified Test A, small ring 20m x 40m), Prelim SJ offered only if we have at least 6 entries, some prelim options on XC.

- Preliminary is available as a Combined Test or stadium rounds only.

-You can request the alternate test for Elem through Training if desired

-No Ribbons given out

Mail in, fax 866-533-2125, or scan release and current coggins to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All paperwork and payment must be in our hands before entry is scheduled. You can pay on the website.

Fees:

  • Twilight HT - all 3 phases: $95
  • CT: $55
  • Dressage Test only: $35
  • Dressage Fix A test only: $50 (includes 2 tests)
  • SJ Round: $25
  • Cross Country Round: $55

There will be a $15 late fee on EACH entry if you enter after Friday at midnight. This includes INCOMPLETE entries.

Get your entries in and COMPLETE and ON TIME to avoid the $15 per entry late fee. (Email coggins and release to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 866-533-2125


Can't ride? Sign up to volunteer!! We love our volunteers! 

About Twilight Eventing

  • Have ALL your gear required for the three phases and your horse.  You will need to be finished your entire event within 30 minutes of your dressage time.
  • After your warm up, proceed to your Dressage arena ready to start at your appointed time. Late arrivals will not be honored. Dressage is run and scored under the same rules as for USEA events.
  • Put on your horse's SJ boots, warm up over a few jumps in the warm up area and proceed to the SJ arena.
  • SJ is run and scored under the same rules as for USEA events.
  • Change your horse's boots, put on your vest and proceed to the start of the cross-country course.
  • If riding multiple horses, bring a groom to handle your horses between rides. The compressed format makes it difficult to be on time for multiple rides without assistance.
  • We always start with P/T level and end with Elementary.
  • You may ride your entire event (including dressage) in your XC attire (bridle, saddle, vest, boots etc.)

You will start this shortened course of up to 1700m and 15 to 18 jump efforts again under nearly* the same rules and scoring as USEA events.

*(Each XC Jump effort has a choice of Elementary (2'-2'3"), BN .79m (2'-7"), N  .90m (2'-11"),  T  1.0m (3'-3"), or P/T up to 1.1m (3'-7"). Choose any 1 of these at each jump number. A fall and you are eliminated.  If you are having trouble at a particular fence, and another rider is coming up, please move to the side to allow the other rider to continue.

  • You should have completed your whole event within 30 min of the start time.
  • Dress for all phases the same as you would for Cross-Country.
  • The course maps will be available at http://www.mycoursewalk.com
  • The course will not be the same for each event
  • This is a schooling experience. No ribbons.

General Event Conditions & Information

  • Run under USEA eventing rules, except as noted above in "About Twilight Eventing"
  • The organizing committee reserves the right to restrict entries as necessary, alter classes and prize money as required and to refuse any entries without explanation.
  • Each rider may enter only ONE horse per level. To request special consideration, please email the secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Additional horses entered without permission will be waitlisted regardless of entry date or entry status.
  • Medical arms bands are required for all jumping phases
  • Paper pinny #'s will be provided - please bring a pinny holder.
  • Entry status will be emailed to you and posted on the website.
  • No scores recorded in jumping phases. Final scores on dressage tests may not be calculated.

Special Event Conditions

  • Pay by credit card (on website), check or cash.
  • Payment must be received by Friday prior to the event to secure your place.
  • Refunds – will only be given if someone fills your place from the wait list. If there is no Waitlist there will be NO REFUND!
  • Timetable – to be run in a shortened eventing format as explained below. Event starts at approximately 4:00 pm.
  • Additional Dates for the Series may be announced. Check calendar at www.themarylandhorsetrials.com. Space is limited.

Times are emailed or posted the Monday before the event. 

  • Scores will be posted on the website.
  • Once a class is full or you are a late entry, you may be wait listed until a scratch occurs.

Please note rule change: A rider MAY NOT enter more than ONE horse per level without prior approval from the secretary. 

Sign Up Online at Evententries

Volunteer for Twilight Eventing!

Sign up to volunteer for Twilight Eventing! Volunteers get a cross country schooling pass and join in our pizza and beer/soda party. Various positions are available.

Please sign up at eventingvolunteers.com. If you have any questions or problems, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sign up!

Calendar

Fri September 21, 2018: Jump Chute Clinic
Fri September 21, 2018: USEA FEH Qualifier
Sat September 22, 2018: USEA FEH Championships
Sun September 23, 2018: USEA FEH Championships
Sat September 29, 2018: Jackpot Jumpers/Pick Your Time/Test Dressage
Sun September 30, 2018: Pace and Steeplechase Practice Clinic with Kelley Williams
Fri October 12, 2018: USEA MDHT #3 including BN 3 Day Event
Fri October 12, 2018: NEH Series Finale
Sat October 13, 2018: USEA MDHT #3 including BN 3 Day Event
Sun October 14, 2018: USEA MDHT #3 including BN 3 Day Event
Mon October 15, 2018: Week with the Pros (on competition course)
Tue October 16, 2018: Week with the Pros (on competition course)
Wed October 17, 2018: Week with the Pros (on competition course)
Thu October 18, 2018: Week with the Pros (on competition course)
Fri October 19, 2018: Week with the Pros (on competition course)
Sat October 20, 2018: Fall Starter #2 (BN, Elem, Intro)
Sun October 21, 2018: Fall Starter #2 (Modified, Training, Novice, BN)
Mon October 22, 2018: Open Schooling on Competition Course
Tue October 23, 2018: Open Schooling on Competition Course
Wed October 24, 2018: Open Schooling on Competition Course
Thu October 25, 2018: Open Schooling on Competition Course
Fri October 26, 2018: Open Schooling on Competition Course
Sat October 27, 2018: Open Schooling on Competition Course
Sun October 28, 2018: Open Schooling on Competition Course
Mon October 29, 2018: Open Schooling on Competition Course
Sat November 3, 2018: Fall Starter #3 (BN, Elem, Intro)
Sun November 4, 2018: Fall Starter #3 (Modified, Training, Novice, BN)
Sat December 1, 2018: Donation Derby
Sun December 2, 2018: Donation Derby
Tue January 1, 2019: XC Schooling (All Weather Rings)
Sat March 23, 2019: Spring Starter #1
Sat March 23, 2019: Spring Starter #1
Wed April 3, 2019: Twilight Eventing + Fix A Test Begins
Sat April 13, 2019: FEH/YEH/NEH Qualifier
Sat April 13, 2019: Spring Starter #2
Sat April 13, 2019: Spring Starter #2
Wed April 17, 2019: Twilight Eventing + Fix A Test
Wed May 1, 2019: Twilight Eventing + Fix A Test
Wed May 15, 2019: Twilight Eventing + Fix A Test
Sat May 25, 2019: FEH/YEH/NEH Qualifier
Sat May 25, 2019: Spring Starter #3
Sat May 25, 2019: Spring Starter #3
Sat June 1, 2019: USDF Loch Moy Farm Dressage Festival I
Sun June 2, 2019: USDF Loch Moy Farm Dressage Festival II
Wed June 5, 2019: Twilight Eventing + Fix A Test
Fri July 5, 2019: MDHT #1 and MD International
Sat July 13, 2019: MDHT #2
Sat July 13, 2019: MDHT #2
Mon July 15, 2019: XC Schooling on Competition Course
Wed July 24, 2019: Twilight Eventing + Fix A Test
Sat August 3, 2019: USDF Loch Moy Dressage Festival III
Sun August 4, 2019: USDF Loch Moy Dressage Festival IV
Wed August 7, 2019: Twilight Eventing + Fix A Test
Wed August 21, 2019: Twilight Eventing + Fix A Test
Sat August 31, 2019: Fall Starter #1
Sat August 31, 2019: Fall Starter #1

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