The Countdown Is On for Classic Company’s Atlanta Fall Shows!

P Hennessy and Little Tom - Winner 2011 Barry Lane Classic

The countdown is on!  Only five weeks remain between riders and some of the top prize money offered this fall at the celebrated Classic Company’s Fall Classic at the Atlanta International Olympic Horse Park in Conyers, GA, which kicks off November 7 through the 18th!  The Classic Company has upped the ante this year and is pleased to announce that it will offer the $65,000 EMO Grand Prix Week I and the $45,000 EMO Grand Prix Week II.  The prize lists are on-line and you have to get your entries in now!

The Trifecta of Fall Events:  Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation

For the Hunters – The Adequan Pre-Green Hunter Championship Finals

Week one is charged with excitement as the purse for the Adequan Pre-Green Hunter Championship Finals continues to grow and horses have one last chance to make the cut for the Finals held during Week II.

Throughout 2012, the entry fees for the Adequan Pre-Green Hunter Classic have been collected and the total purse collected over the shows will now be awarded to the top 20 horses, based on Championship points, for the total sweepstakes.  The purse is estimated to be approximately, $15,000.00!  And, Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, makers of Adequan, will award the winner with two boxes of Adequan.

“We are pleased with the strong participation in this new division. Our goal at Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, makers of Adequan, is to improve the performance and extend the athletic life of the equine competitor so the Pre-Green division is the perfect fit,” said Caroline Hogan, Senior Sales Manager.

The top twenty horses to date are as follows:

1st Long Street Barbara Risius
2nd Kleiner Ralli Holly Shephard
3rd Delphine Alyson Gurney
4th Ring Ling Phoebe Sheets
5th Overjoyed Cathy Rheinheimer
6th Curious George Lucy Loper
7th Marksmann Marilla Van Buren
8th First Dance Sarah Oberson
9th Lovesong Katie Collier
10th Chestnut Avenue Joann Loheac
11th Solomom Susan Schwartz
12th Cartiare Patchwork
13th Cromwell Michelle Casler
14th Muddy Waters Pamela Ward
15th Whimsical K&J Equine
16th So Ya Say Lee Cesery
17th Confetti Mimi Washburn
18th Imago D Beattie
19th Rainbow Row Madison Golinski
20th Shenanigans Lexi Mulkey

For the Jumpers – Big Prize Money!

How do you top the $15,000 Welcome Class, the $25,000 Barry Lane Jumper Division, the $10,000 Children Adult Jumper and a $10,000 Jr.-AO Classic?  Offer the $65,000 EMO Grand Prix Week I and the $45,000 EMO Grand Prix Week II!

“We have listened to our exhibitors and they asked for bigger prize money-here it is!” said Bob Bell, President of Classic Company.  “I have spoken with the Grand Prix community and they have given me assurances they will be here this fall.  We’re looking forward to seeing old friends and welcoming new ones!” he added.

Equitation Riders – National Classic Equitation Championship Finals!

Week II of the Atlanta Shows features the prestigious National Classic Equitation Championship Finals with the first round taking place Friday morning, November 16 in the covered arena.  The final second round will take place Saturday evening in the covered arena when the winner of the National Classic Equitation Championship Finals will be decided.  The top ribbon winners in Classic Company Equitation classes are invited to compete in this prestigious Finals competition that highlights the up and coming talent in sport of show jumping.  Besides the distinction of winning the top honors in the National Classic Equitation Championship Finals, the winning rider and his or her trainer will receive letterman jackets.  Make sure to look for your letter in the mail to see if you qualified!

New VIP Service!

The Classic Company will be offering ringside VIP tables this year. So, don’t miss out on the fabulous food, drink and the ringside seats.  Contact the Classic Company at for more information!

Something for Everyone!

No need to leave a horse or rider behind for the Atlanta Fall Shows because the Classic Company offers something for everyone.  From the first time lead liner to the seasoned Olympic Grand Prix rider, the Classic Company will have a division that fits both horse and rider.  And from the jumper ring to the short stirrup arena, each competition area will be decorated to the hilt and staffed with top notch, friendly professionals.  The Classic Company is looking forward to showcasing its world class customer service, highly decorated rings and great prize money, while visiting with old friends and welcoming new ones!

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 the Classic Company, the Gulf Coast Winter Classics, the Southeast Medal Finals and their exhibitor- friendly, top quality hunter jumper events, please visit them at or call them at 843-768-5503.

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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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