North Florida Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce that we have again been chosen by the National Horse Show to host their Maclay Regional Final Class this summer. This class will be held at the North Florida Fall Horse Show that runs from September 2-4. The North Florida Summer Show will precede this event and will be held on August 26-28. Both shows are USEF “A” rated shows and are scheduled to be held at the Clay County Fairgrounds in Green Cove Springs, FL.
We are requesting support from our Membership, Trainers, Barns and Businesses to assist us in hosting this prestigious event. NFHJA has become known for our exhibitor hospitality and is dedicated to making this event special for all of our exhibitors, but would like to make this an especially memorable event for our Maclay Riders and their families.
NFHJA has the following areas available for sponsorship in regards to the North Florida Fall Horse Show & Maclay Regional Finals:
· Gifts for the Maclay riders, which is a reflection of our show to take home with them
· Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings
· Lasagna dinner reception on Saturday evening after the FL Governor’s Cup
· FL Governor’s Cup Trophy – awarded to the winner of the FL Governor’s Cup
Jack Hardin Towell, Sr. started his own business as a hunter/jumper trainer at the age of 17. Now the owner of Finally Farm in Camden, South Carolina, and one of the leading horse trainers in the US, his accomplishments as a trainer have secured his stature in the industry. Jack has used his skills and intuition to discover and make top hunter ponies and horses. He has trained 65 champions and/or reserve champions in the best indoor shows, including The Pennsylvania National, Devon, The Washington International, Capital Challenge, and The National Horse Show.
Jack is also an R rated horse-show judge and has officiated at many prestigious horse shows including the Washington International and the ASPCA Maclay Finals.
Please join us May 7-8, 2011 at Longfield Stables located at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, SC for an opportunity to ride with a master. Contact Lauren Marcinkoski at SwampFoxFarms@gmail.com or (912) 484 8510 for more information.
Lexington, KY – April 19, 2011 – The National Horse Show Association of America Ltd. announced today that Eric L. Straus has been appointed to the Board of Directors to fill out the term held by the late Eugene R. Mische.
Straus brings a wealth of talent and experience to the National Horse Show Board of Directors.
Straus is a recognized USEF judge, steward and FEI show jumping steward. Recently, at the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Straus served as the FEI Honorary Chief Steward General for Reining and previously officiated at the World Equestrian Games in 2002 in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, and again in 2006 in Aachen Germany. He was Chief Judge for Modern Pentathlon at the 1996 Olympic Games and the 1987 Pan American Games.
Straus is a Trustee and Executive Committee member of the American Horse Council in Washington, D.C., and is Secretary and Executive Committee member of the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation. He also served as Executive Director of the United States Equestrian Federation in 1996-1997.
Syracuse, NY – October 19, 2010 – The National Horse Show Association of America is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2010 ASPCA Maclay National Championships. Attached is the list of riders who have qualified to compete in the Finals on November 7, 2010, at the Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tournament featuring the 127th National Horse Show. For more information, please visit www.syarcuseinvitational.com or www.nhs.org.
Region 1: 37 qualified
Region 2: 31 qualified
Region 3: 20 qualified
Region 4: 17 qualified
Region 5: 14 qualified
Region 6: 5 qualified
Region 7: 9 qualified
Region 8: 18 qualified