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Las Cruces Horse Trials

Las Cruces Horse Trials

Las Cruces H.T. | Las Cruces, NM

(AREA X  USEA Event ID: 16341)

Event Date: Oct 08-09, 2016

Open Date: Aug 23  Registration is NOW CLOSED for our show. 

Have you visited the Startbox to check your entry and see any notes about missing information or funds?

Check out:  STARTBOX Scoring and find the Las Cruces Horse Trials link.

Address: 65 County Rd, D-66, Las Cruces, NM 88012
From I-25/US 70 Interchange: Take Hwy. 70 East 7 miles to Holman/Dunn exit. Go north (left) under highway, on Holman Rd., approx. 3.5 miles to Isaacks Ranch on left. Watch for ISAACKS RANCH sign.

If coming from the west during rush hours stay on I-10 to I-25 north to US 70 east. It’s a few extra miles, but saves about 10 stop lights. If not I-10 exit 135 west of Las Cruces to US 70 thru town.

USEF/USEA Recognized Division:P,P-Ch
USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized Divisions:T,T-Ch,N,N-Ch,BN,BN-Ch
USEA Recognized Test:CT-P,CT-T,CT-N,CT-BN,Pre-Comp
Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Show Jumping Schooling-9:00 AM – lowest to highest; Cross-country course open to walk-3:00 PM;  Competitors Briefing-4:00 PM (Refreshments served).
Sat: Dressage – 8:00 AM; Show Jumping – 11:00 AM.
Sun: Cross-country – 9:00 AM.
Note: If more than 70 entries, these times may be adjusted.
Starting Times:
Available by 8 PM, Wednesday, prior to show date at or
Event Officials

TD: Ana Schravesande, TX
Judges: PGJ: Bonnie Baumgartner, CA   Dressage Judge: : Margo Hoagland, CA
CD: X-C:  Tom Angle, NM       SJ: Manuela Propfe

Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Linda Dombrausky
3961 Golondrina Ct.
Las Cruces, NM 88012
Phone:  (575) 635-8332
Information:  or  If paying by mail, check or money order.
Please consider entering and paying through Xentry – which can be found when you log into your USEA membership account.
Note: Entry will not be considered complete until receipt of fees and original signature page.
All incomplete entries will be accessed a $25.00 fee.

Alan Dombrausky,
3961 Golondrina Ct.,
Las Cruces, NM 88012
Phone: (575) 636-5734

Event Fees Directory – see individual section for details
Draw checks to Las Cruces Horse Trials.

Entry: Per HT Division:
$205.00; PreComp: $160.00; CT: $105.00.
Double Entries: $25.00.
Stabling: 3 nights $110.00; 2 nights $80.00; 1 night $45.00.
Stabling is limited to 80 permanent stalls on grounds. Stalls are 10×10 with an open gate.
Stabling Fee includes stall door & 2 bags of shavings (bedding).
Additional shavings available on-site or request on Stabling Form @ $10.00/bag.
Stabling fees covers Thursday AM to Sunday PM with additional days before or after event @ $25/day.
Regular stabling fees apply for non-compete horses. Tack stalls based on availability.

There will be a $10.00 per stall refundable stall cleaning fee charged at time of registration. Refund given prior to your departure at time of inspection by Stabling Steward.
Trailer-in fee – $30/per horse. Stall arrangements for extra horses or tack will be made after closing date, if available.
Camping:  Free.


Entries can be completed online via the recommended USEA Xentry system or by printing out the USEA 2016 HT Entry Form:  and sending to the address above.
The USEA Stabling Form can be found at: .Failure to do so could result in delayed processing. Entry fees include $25 non-refundable office fee.

Please fill out EMERGENCY INFORMATION on upper right-hand corner of the USEA entry form.

NEW For 2016:
We will be issuing numbers to be used in the reusable plastic competition pinnys. We will have some on hand for sale at the show or you can purchase one online through many horse related websites.

NOTE: USEA and USEF fees are not included as part of the entry fee. These association fees should be added to your entry fee, per the itemized Fees Enclosed section of the Entry Form, totaled with the other applicable fees, and sent to the event Show Secretary with your entry.

Competitors and Horses competing at Novice level and above require USEA membership; include information on entry form(s).
A copy of USEF membership card(s) (P Division only) must accompany your entry.

BN competitors who are not USEA members must pay an extra $25.00 (non-member fee) with entry.
Pre-Comp competitiors are exempt from USEA membership/non-membership fees and USEA Starter Drugs/Meds Fees.
CT competitors are exempt from the USEA Starter Drugs/Meds (D&M) Fees, but competitors who are not a USEA member must pay the $25 non-member fee regardless of level.

There is a $30 office fee for any changes after the closing date (CD).

Refunds: Before CD – Less $25 non-refundable office fee; After CD – Less $25 office fee ONLY if place can be filled from a waiting list.
Withdrawals must be in writing (email OK).

USEA Starter and D&M Fees Refund Policy:

  • The USEA Starter and D&M fees ($21), are not subjected to office fees, and shall be returned within 30 days of the competition to any rider who does not start the dressage test.
  • Competition cancellation – Partial refund, after expenses are paid. Refunds upon receipt of veternarian report.  Veternarian report must be mailed (or email attachment) to Show Secretary within 2 days of withdrawal.
  • If under-subscibed by closing date, date will be extended.  Entries accepted during extended close date period will be charged $25 processing fee.
Competitor Information
Ribbons: 1st – 8th, per division.


Veterinarian: Will be on-site with phone number posted on bulletin boards in the barn & office areas.  Please fill out Emergency Stabling information form when picking up registration packet at the office.
There are many hotels to choose from in Las Cruces.
Motel 6 – Telshor- 2120 Summit Court – 11 miles (575) 525-2055.Staybridge Suites – 2651 Northrise Drive – 9 miles (575) 521-7999Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces – 705 S Telshor Blvd – 14 miles (575) 522-4300
Comfort Suites 236 N Telshor Blvd – 14 miles (575) 521-1030.Or check out Google Maps for more hotels.
We recommend something on the east side of Las Cruces near Hwy 70 for convenience.

: Rough camping permitted on grounds. No showers available, no hook-ups, no waste dump.
Test & Arena Sizes:
All P 2014 USEF Preliminary Test B-STD. All T-2014 USEF Training Test B-Sm. All N-2014 USEF Novice Test B-Sm. All BN-2014 USEF Beginner Novice Test B-Sm.  PreComp-2015 USDF- Intro. Level Test B-Sm.
Arenas are sand/clay mix.
You can find your most up-to-date dressage test on the USEA website – USEF Dressage Tests
Pre-Comp USDF Intro Level Test B can be found on the USDF website – USDF Intro Test B
P – 2583 m @ 520 m/mi. T – 2146 m @ 420 m/min. N – 194 m @ 375 m/min. BN – 1600 m @ 300 m/min. Pre-Comp – 1514m @ 250 m/min.
All courses: Easier than average, good place to move up if you are qualified and going well. Terrain: Flat, open desert with mesquite and yucca.
This is a working cattle ranch and could have donkeys. Elevation is about 4000 feet.  Cross-country course closed Saturday Sept 24th, two weeks prior to show.
Other Information:
Cross-country course closed Saturday Sept 24th, two weeks prior to show.
Entry limit: 90. Rider limit 2 horses/level, 3 horses/entire event.
Management reserves the right to add, divide or combine any Division and accept or refuse any entry in accordance article EV120.
Levels may be divided/combined as entries warrant.
Competitors must state preferences under the *Eligible Section and complete Rider Date of Birth  (JR, YR, SR or Championship division/eligibility) on the USEA entry form.


Rider Representative:Fredric Bouland.


The mobile grill (concession) will be on grounds starting at Noon on Friday, all day Saturday and until Noon on Sunday.
Dogs must be leashed at all times, including barn area ~ $25.00 fine for each loose dog. This will be monitored, especially in the barn area.Please empty your water bottles before throwing away.
Please do not put bags of hay in trash barrels.
Put your empty shaving bags in trash trailer on north side of barn, not in the trash barrels.
And please do not put trash in your muck piles along the fences.
There will be plenty of trash cans around the grounds for your trash.

Cross Country schooling
allowed 45 minutes after the last horse on Sunday, October 09 for $25.00;
Trainer will need to pick up a new pinny number, pay the fee and sign a new release form at the office.

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