Back by popular demand in 2016, Blenheim EquiSports is pleased to announce the return of several exciting series, finals and championships, detailed below. For show jumpers at all levels, Blenheim is The Place To Be in 2016!
THE MARKEL INSURANCE GRAND PRIX SERIES IS GROWING
Increased to 19 qualifying events this season, the popular Markel Insurance 1.40m Grand Prix Series is now offered in San Juan Capistrano, Del Mar, Las Vegas (Spring), Santa Barbara, Colorado Springs, and Los Angeles. With even more opportunities to both qualify and increase the final purse, the top 25 riders are certain to have a fabulous Final at The Las Vegas National, November 15 - 20, 2016.
More details about the Series and Final in the Blenheim Spring Prize List here
INTERACTIVE MORTGAGE U25 DEVELOPING RIDER SERIES
A great series for riders from 16-25 years old, the Interactive Mortgage U25 Developing Rider Series has 10 qualifiers in 2016. Run in conjunction with the Markel Insurance Grand Prix events, each qualifier will be pinned as its own class. Twenty-five riders will be invited to the new $25,000 Series Final at The Las Vegas National in November. Please see details here
INTERACTIVE MORTGAGE HORSES 10&U FUTURITY
Returning in 2016, the Interactive Mortgage 10&U Futurity Series offers an opportunity for up-and-coming horses to compete in a series that builds in height and excitement.
With three qualifiers set at 1.35-1.40m, and three at 1.40m, the top 25 point earners from the six qualifying classes will be invited to compete in the $20,000 Series Final at the Showpark All Seasons Summer Tournament, Aug. 31 - Sept. 4, 2016. Please click here
for more details.
YJC WEST COAST LEAGUE FINALS and
BLENHEIM YOUNG JUMPER FINALS,
presented by Fairbanks Valley Farm, LLC
Continuing Blenheim's commitment to developing talent, there will be NO entry fees, plus reduced stall fees for young jumpers in the age-restricted divisions. Also NEW this year, any horse competing in the young jumper classes can compete in another non-prize money class for FREE. And in the fall, the $45,000 YJC Young Jumper Championships - West Coast return to Showpark All Seasons, followed by the the $45,000 Blenheim Young Jumper Finals at International Jumping Festival. Click here
for qualifier schedule and additional info.
ZONE 10 NAJYRC SHOW JUMPING TRIALS
As in previous years, Blenheim is proud to host the selection trials that determine both the Junior and Young rider teams to represent Zone 10 at the 2016 North American Junior Young Rider Championships at the Colorado Horse Park in July. The trials during Blenheim June Classic I, held June 8 - 12, offer three rounds over three days - a speed round, a jump-off round and a winning round. More information at youngriders.org
NAL WEST COAST JUMPER QUALIFIERS & FINALS
The NAL offers a great opportunity for competitors across the country to compete in Year-End Finals in the Adult Jumper, Children's Jumper and Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper divisions. Anyone can compete in NAL qualifying classes, but only current members are awarded points. Joining the NAL is the best way for riders to get the points necessary to make it to the Finals held at the at The Las Vegas National. Annual memberships are only $40 per rider.
For more information, standings and membership details, click here
SJHOF JUMPER CLASSIC SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS, WEST COAST
Offering junior and amateur/owner riders an opportunity to compete at higher levels, the Show Jumping Hall of Fame West Coast Jumper Classic Series serves as a proving ground for riders who aspire to represent the U.S. in international competition. Qualifying classes will be held throughout the season, and the year-end Championship Finals will be held at The Las Vegas National in November. For the Series schedule and more information, please click here
USHJA CHILD/ADULT REGIONAL JUMPER CHAMPIONSHIPS
The USHJA Children's & Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championships offer teams and individual riders a great opportunity to compete in a Nation's Cup-style format. Riders from the West Region (Zones 9, 10 - CA, ID, WY, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA & WY) will come together again this year at the Blenheim Fall Tournament.
For more information on the Championships, including qualifying procedures, please click here
For schedules, entries and specs, please visit the exhibitors page here
Blenheim EquiSports is The Place To Be in 2016
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Markel Insurance Company is proud to once again partner with Blenheim Equisports for another season of fun in the sun. Representative Brandon Seger will be on the show grounds to answer any questions related to your equine insurance needs.
At the show and in the barns, Markel is the Insurance Company with Horse Sense. With offices across the US, Markel is your national insurance provider covering equine risks for over 50 years.
Thank you for your support and don't hesitate to contact Brandon to get a horse, farm or liability insurance quote today: Bseger@markelcorp.com
Interactive Mortgage, a new company launched in 2015, finances new home purchases as well as refinancing a homeowner's current loan to help improve their financial position. The company's goal is to bring an interactive experience to the consumer, which the consumer controls, rather than having a salesperson sell them on a particular product. With Interactive Mortgage, the consumer is allowed to be the deciding factor.
FAIRBANKS VALLEY FARM, LLC
For sponsors Bob and Pam Buie of Fairbanks Valley Farm, LLC, supporting a series and championship for Young Jumpers aligns well with their own program. Several of their young horses, all trained and shown by Jason McArdle, have advanced through the young horse classes and compete in the Championships annually. Knowing that developing young equine talent is so important for the sport, Fairbanks Valley Farm appreciates Blenheim EquiSports' commitment to establishing and supporting a young horse program.