Wellington, FL – April 17, 2012 – The First Annual Southeast Medal Finals will take place on September 21-23 2012 at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center. Sponsors are lining up to support this great new show. Highlights include the Southeast Junior and Adult 3′ Medal Finals, ASPCA Maclay Regionals and much more.
Current sponsors include Phelps Media Group International, Horse Shows Online, Classic Company, Geddaway Farm, Equestrian Travel, Jerry Parks Insurance Group – representing Great American Insurance Group – Land Rover Jacksonville and more.
Phelps Media Group International has committed to sponsor the First Annual Southeast Medal Finals. According to President, Mason Phelps Jr., “Some years back, I founded and created the New England Horsemen’s Association Hunt Seat Medal, and served as president of the New England Horseman’s Council. Now that I’m a Floridian, I feel it is important to support the Southeast Medal Finals.”
There is still time to become a sponsor of Southeast Medal Finals. Current sponsorship opportunities include: the Welcome Party, Jumper Cocktail Party, Maclay Breakfast, VIP Tables with full service, Adult and Children’s Jumper Championships and cooler sponsors.
Regarded as one of the premier equestrian facilities on the east coast, the Jacksonville Equestrian Center 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.
Southeast Medal 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
Coming into Florida from the North:
Take I-95 SOUTH to 295 SOUTH, 14.5 miles to Interstate 10 WEST, 4.8 miles to Cecil Commerce Parkway, exit #350. Turn right off the ramp, go 3.6 miles and turn right on Normandy Blvd. (State Road 228). The Jacksonville Equestrian Center is located 2.5 miles on the right hand side of Normandy Blvd.
Coming North from South Florida:
Take I-95 NORTH to 295 NORTH, 15.6 miles to the 103rd Street (State Road 134) Exit 16. Turn left off the ramp, go 7.8 miles and turn right on New World Ave. Go one block and turn left on Normandy Blvd. (State Road 228). The Jacksonville Equestrian Center is 1 mile on the right hand side of Normandy Blvd.
Coming into Florida from the West:
Take Interstate 10 EAST to the Cecil Commerce Parkway (exit #350). Turn left off the ramp, go 3.6 miles and turn right on Normandy Blvd. (State Road 228). The Jacksonville Equestrian Center is located 2.5 miles on the right hand side of Normandy Blvd.
Coming from the Ocala Area:
Take US 27 NORTH to US 301. Keep straight onto US 301, 22.5 miles. Turn right onto US 301 NORTH, 51.3 miles, turn right onto Normandy Blvd. (State Road 228). The Jacksonville Equestrian Center is located 6.6 miles on the left hand side of Normandy Blvd.
Coming South on US 301 into Florida:
10.8 miles to Callahan, Fl. and turn right on US 301 SOUTH to Baldwin, Fl., 20 miles, and turn right to stay on US 301 SOUTH. Go 1 mile and turn left to stay on US 301 SOUTH. Go 6.4 miles and turn left onto Normandy Blvd. (State Road 228). The Jacksonville Equestrian Center is located 7.3 miles on the left hand side of Normandy Blvd.
TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS: Please contact Equestrian Travel 855-GO-Gallop, www.equestriantravel.com, the official Hotel Coordinator for the Southeast Medal Finals