Jacksonville, FL – August 15, 2012 – As the time for the First Annual Southeast Medal Finals is growing near, the occupancy for hotels is rapidly increasing. The Southeast Medal Finals urges all exhibitors, spectators and supporters to begin booking their stays at hotels through www.equestriantravel.com. The three-day competition will take place on September 21-23, 2012 at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center in Jacksonville, FL. The show is patterned after the successful and long-standing New England Medal Finals, giving riders in Zone 4 and Region 3, a chance to compete for the top honors in an array of classes.
The Southeast Medal Finals have taken the complexity out of arranging your stay in the beautiful city of Jacksonville. All travel arrangements can be made through www.equestriantravel.com presented by CONNECTIONS. Visit the website to see a full show schedule, as well as hotel reservations. Choose the Southeast Medal Finals link, and book your trip either online or through CONNECTIONS. The site offers several hotels of the best amenities including the Best Western Inn, Country Inn & Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, and the Hospitality Inn.
The Southeast Medal Finals highlights include the Southeast Junior 3′ Medal Finals and the Southeast Adult 3′ Medal Finals, the Region Three ASPCA Maclay Regionals. The Indoor show will feature hunter, jumper and equitation classes over the period of three days, with highlight classes that are sure to catch the exhibitors’ attention.
The prize list for this illustrious new show is available online!
To download go to: http://www.southeastmedalfinals.com/Downloads.aspx.
The Southeast Medal Finals promises to be a “can’t miss” event, hosted by one of the premier equestrian facilities on the east coast, the Jacksonville Equestrian Center. It is centrally located for USHJA Zone 4 and Region 3 competitors. The complex includes a network of adjacent trails, available to explore and enjoy for a casual hack during horse show down times. For more information, please visit: www.southeastmedalfinals.com.
To book your stay, please visit www.equestriantravel.com or call (404) 844-4404.
Southeast Medal Finals Fast Facts:
WHAT: The Southeast Medal Finals will be a new indoor hunter, jumper and equitation horse show attracting the top riders from USHJA Zone 4 and beyond.
WHEN: September 21-23, 2012
WHERE: The Jacksonville Equestrian Center, Jacksonville, FL, featuring a large indoor coliseum with 3,000 seats, two outdoor ring and 500 permanent stalls.
- Southeast Junior 3′ Medal Finals
- Southeast Adult 3′ Medal Finals
- ASPCA Maclay Regionals
- Region Three Maclay Equitation Classic
- Florida Equitation Classic
- Zone 4 USEF Pessoa National Hunt Seat Medal Finals
- Zone 4 USEF Adult Medal Finals
- Zone 4 $10,000 Children’s Jumper Championship
- Zone 4 $10,000 Adult Jumper Championship
- Zone 4 Children’s Hunter Championship
- Zone 4 Adult Hunter Championship
- Zone 4 Children’s Hunter Pony Championship
Hunter Judges: Kip Rosenthal, John Roper, and Third Judge TBA
Jumper Judges: Allen Rheinheimer and Fred Brown
Course Designer: Allen Rheinheimer and Joe Carnicom
Banners: 20 Eight Foot Banners to Hang in Ring
Parties: Welcome Party, Jumper Cocktail Party, Maclay Breakfast
Program Ads: Full Color or Black and White, Full Page – Business Card Size
Tables: 20 VP Tables for Six with full service
Prize Money: Adult and Children’s Jumper Championships
Cooler Sponsors: 10 Coolers Awarded to Championship Winners
TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS: Please contact Equestrian Travel 855-GO-Gallop, www.equestriantravel.com, the official Hotel Coordinator for the Southeast Medal Finals
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