Jacksonville, FL – September 20, 2012 – The long-awaited, first-ever Southeast Medal Finals will get underway at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center on Friday, September 21 and will run through Sunday, September 23, 2012.
Any members of the media attending and/or requiring assistance to cover the event, please contact Carrie Wirth, from Phelps Media Group at 612-209-0310.
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 top honors in an array of classes. The Indoor show will feature hunter, jumper and equitation classes, with highlight classes including the ASPCA Maclay Region 3 Regionals.
The Southeast Medal Finals is a proud supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project. A silent auction will be held to benefit this worthy cause, and will feature a guest speaker from the Wounded Warrior Project.
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
Wounded Warrior Project’s mission is to honor and empower wounded veterans. The organization raises awareness and enlists the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, helps injured service members aid and assist each other and provides unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members. Their vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation’s history. For more information, go to: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org.