Pensacola Prize Lists Are On-Line

Wilhelm Genn navigates over an oxer in the covered arena in Pensacola last winter. Flashpoint Photography.

The Gulf Coast Classic Company is excited to announce that its Pensacola prize list is now on line!  The first week of November will bring both Gulf Coast Classic prize lists for Pensacola and Gulfport to your mail box, so be the first to see what’s being offered on the Gulf of Mexico this winter.

January 8 kicks off the third annual Pensacola Show Series and offers exhibitors extensive class offerings as well as sizable prize money for three weeks.  International and National Hunter Derbies, weekly grand prix and a host of other offerings await you as well as the covered arena for night time show jumping action!  The town of Pensacola does the rest.  The show is no more than 25 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico.  Exhibitors and their families love the show’s convenience to the airport and the town of Pensacola, right on the Gulf. “This is perfect for my customers who fly in and out of Pensacola each week.  The town is only 10 minutes from the horse show and has awesome restaurants on the water.  The old historic area on the waterfront is amazing.  Everything is so convenient – you can go to the beach, go shopping. The show and the area are just so user-friendly!” she added.

Getting to the Pensacola shows could not be easier.  Considering the popular tourist destination, many airlines offer several flights to Pensacola.  And it’s a great show to prepare horses and riders for the Gulf Coast Classic Shows in Gulfport, Mississippi that kick off February 5th for six weeks of AA competitions with more than a million dollars in prize money!

Gulf Coast Classic Pensacola Series Announce Its Official Lodging Partners!

The Gulf Coast Classic Company is pleased to announce the return of its Official Show Lodging Partners for the 2014 Pensacola show season. The Best Western Plus Blue Angel Inn and The Red Roof Inn offer the most convenient and horse show-friendly accommodations and have partnered with the Gulf Coast Classic Company to make your experience showing in Pensacola even better. Just minutes from the Escambia Equestrian Center, beach, airport and quaint Gulf side restaurants and shops, Gulf Coast Classic Company’s Official Lodging Partners are ready to offer you award winning service and accommodations.

The Best Western Plus Blue Angel Inn, located at 2390 West Detroit Boulevard, offers its customer friendly service along with complimentary high-speed Internet access, microwaves, refrigerators and cable satellite televisions.  An outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, free parking and complimentary daily hot breakfast will give you a leg up on your busy show day.  Make sure to call them directly to ensure the horse show rate.

Frances Land clears the Johnson Horse Transportation oxer to the delight of the crowd last winter in Pensacola
Frances Land clears the Johnson Horse Transportation oxer to the delight of the crowd last winter in Pensacola

The Red Roof Inn Pensacola West, located at 2591 Wilde Lake Boulevard, welcomes you and your pets to the Gulf Coast Classic Pensacola shows.  Conveniently located in close proximity to the show grounds, this pet-friendly hotel offers complimentary Internet access, breakfasts and parking.  Select rooms offer microwaves and mini-fridges.  Coin laundry is also available.  Call directly to secure your horse show rate!

The Pensacola shows are fun!  And, the footing is fabulous!  Well decorated competition rings, a division for everyone, excellent, well-maintained stabling and generous prize money make Pensacola the perfect place to be in January!

The Classic Company is a USHJA’s Members Choice Award winner, recognized for producing top quality show jumping events in the United States. For more information on Classic Company and its exhibitor-friendly, top quality hunter jumper events, please visit them at or call them at 843-768-5503. All sponsorship, marketing and press inquiries should be directed to Lisa Engel, Sponsorship, Marketing and Public Relations Director at  All program advertising should be directed to Drew Costa at or Alexis Newman at

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See you at the ring,
Bob Bell
The Classic Company, Ltd.
Phone/FAX:  (843) 768-5503
Post Office Box 1311  Johns Island  SC 29457

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