Photo credit: Pansy Winters.
Big news for those showing at the Atlanta Summer Classics, set to kick off on June 14 through the 22nd at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, Georgia. For NO ENTRY FEE, riders can enter the $5,000 1.15m Dash for Cash Non Pro Jumper Classic scheduled for Friday night, Week I, during the Outback Steakhouse Dinner and silent auction to benefit the Hope Clinic, in the VIP tent.
The 2017 USHJA Emerging Athletes Program, presented by Dover Saddlery, starts off the non-stop action at the Atlanta Summer Classics June 11th through the 15th. Chris Kappler and Anne Thornberry will be the clinicians. During the five-day program, riders have the opportunity to work with top riding clinicians and stable managers. Riders are instructed on flatwork, gymnastics, related distances and course work, as well as an intensive stable-management curriculum that incorporates proper care and grooming, horsemanship skills and barn management.
The Atlanta Summer Classics get underway on June 14th and both weeks offer Sidelines Green Hunter Divisions, both qualifiers for the upcoming $30,000 Green Hunter Classic, presented by Ariat, JPC Equestrian, The Farmhouse and Friends of Ellen Veitch, slated for Friday, Week I of the Atlanta Fall Classics. Weekly $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derbies, presented by Kruse Cushion Ride, and Week II adds the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby to the class roster. Both weeks offer $25,000 Grand Prix and $5,000 Horseflight Open Welcomes. Week II also hosts the USHJA Children’s Adult Regional Championships. With so much going on, you won’t want to miss a day of the excitement. Go to horseshowsonline.com to enter.