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SHOW JUMPING HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY HONORING SUSAN HUTCHISON

Come watch history in the making as Blenheim EquiSports honors Susan Hutchison's induction into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame. With a career spanning three decades, Hutchison has represented the United States in international competition multiple times, including the World Cup Finals and the FEI World Equestrian Games. She has long had a presence at Southern California horse shows, with multiple grand prix wins at Blenheim events in San Juan Capistrano and Del Mar.


Please join Blenheim and the Show Jumping Hall of Fame in honoring Susie on Sunday afternoon, June 12th, before the grand prix. More details about the Show Jumping Hall of Fame here.


2016 ZONE 10 NAJYRC SHOW JUMPING SELECTION TRIALS

With classes on Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Blenheim is proud to host the selection trials that determine both the Junior and Young Rider teams that will represent Zone 10 at the 2016 North American Junior Young Rider Championships at the Colorado Horse Park, July 26-31.

More information about the selection trials here, and more info about the NAJYRC is at youngriders.org.


NEW! SIX BAR CHALLENGE, PRESENTED BY PARK PLACE FOUNDATION

Whether competing or spectating, this new and exciting class will be a highlight of the summer.

A test of power and skill, six obstacles are placed in a straight line with a distance of approximately 36' between each jump. Horses without fault proceed to the next round as the jumps get higher. Accompanied by delicious summer dining, the Six Bar Challenge on Saturday, June 25th, is certain to be fun for all while also raising funds for Park Place Foundation.


INTERACTIVE MORTGAGE U25 DEVELOPING RIDER SERIES

Blenheim EquiSports is grateful to Interactive Mortgage's ongoing dedication to support up-and-coming talent, both riders and horses.

With three of ten qualifiers complete, the Interactive Mortgage U25 Developing Rider Series, run in conjunction with the 1.40m events, is off and running. Twenty-five riders will be invited to the new $25,000 Series Final at The Las Vegas National in November.

• JUNE CLASSIC II: Friday, June 18th
(held concurrently with 1.40m Jumper Classic)
• JUNE CLASSIC III: Sunday, June 26th
(held concurrently with Markel Insurance 1.40m Grand Prix)
• SHOWPARK SUMMER FESTIVAL: Friday, July 22nd
(held concurrently with Markel Insurance 1.40m Grand Prix)

More details about the Interactive Mortgage U25 Developing Rider Series and Final are here. Current standings can be found here.


INTERACTIVE MORTGAGE HORSES 10&U FUTURITY

Offering an opportunity for developing grand prix horses, the Interactive Mortgage Horses 10&U Futurity Series classes this spring were competitive and exciting to watch. Upcoming qualifiers include:
• JUNE CLASSIC I: Saturday, June 11th
• SHOWPARK SUMMER FESTIVAL: Saturday, July 23rd

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, August 31st - September 4th.

Click here for details on the Interactive Mortgage 10&U Futurity Series and Final, and click here for current standings.


THE MARKEL INSURANCE GRAND PRIX SERIES IS GLOWING

Off to a tremendous start in its third year, the Markel Insurance Grand Prix Series qualifiers will continue in June and July in both San Juan Capistrano and Del Mar. Looking forward to a fabulous Final at The Las Vegas National, November 15 - 20, 2016, there is still time to be one of the top 25 riders on the list.

  • JUNE CLASSIC I: Friday, June 10th
  • JUNE CLASSIC III: Sunday, June 26th
  • RED, WHITE & BLUE: Saturday, July 2nd
  • SHOWPARK SUMMER FESTIVAL: Friday, July 22nd
  • SHOWPARK AUGUST FESTIVAL: Friday, August 5th

Click here for more details about the Markel Insurance Grand Prix Series and Final. Current standings are here.


YOUNG JUMPER QUALIFIERS

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, sponsored by Fairbanks Valley Farm, at International Jumping Festival. Click here for qualifier schedule and additional info.


NORTH AMERICAN LEAGUE JUMPER QUALIFIERS & FINALS

Each week this summer, Blenheim offers qualifiers for the Children's Jumper Finals, Adult Jumper Finals, and the Low JR/AO Jumper Finals at BOTH the Pennsylvania National and The Las Vegas National NAL Year-End Finals...

Only current members are awarded qualifying points, though anyone can compete in the classes. Join NAL to get the points necessary to qualify for the Finals.


Annual memberships are only $40 per rider. For more information, standings and membership details, click here.





For schedules, entries and specs, please visit the exhibitors page here.

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Susan Hutchison photo by McCool Photography












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