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Blenheim EquiSports Supports the 2017 CPHA West Coast Green Hunter Incentive Program & Championship

Nick Haness and Lindsay Maxwell's Enzo,
winners of the 2016 CPHA West Coast Incentive Championship

San Juan Capistrano, CA - Open to horses of any age that are eligible to compete as a Green Hunter 3' and a Green Hunter 3'3" under current USEF rules, the 2017 CPHA West Coast Green Hunter 3' & 3'3" Incentive Program season just kicked off at HITS Coachella Desert Circuit. Offering qualifiers, prize money and points now through September 13th of this year, the program culminates with the $25,000+ CPHA West Coast Green Hunter 3' & 3'3" Incentive Championship during the Blenheim Fall Tournament, September 13 - 19, 2017.

Have a 3' or 3'3" Green Hunter? Take advantage of this CPHA Program and enroll today while enrollment fees are at their lowest!

  • Riders must be members of CPHA to participate in Rider Bonus Awards

  • Owners must be members of CPHA to participate in Bonus Awards for horses

  • Horses must be enrolled in the CPHA Green Hunter Incentive Program

  • For details: Blenheim's 2017 Spring Prize List and

Once enrolled, horses and riders are entitled to:

   1. PARTICIPATE IN QUALIFYING CLASSES: Held in conjunction with the Green Hunter 3' & 3'3" Divisions, the fourth over fences round of each division also counts as the $1,000 CPHA West Coast Green Hunter 3' & 3'3" Incentive Class at participating shows. Earn extra money without riding an extra round!

   2. COMPETE IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP: Participate in two CPHA West Coast Green Hunter 3' & 3'3" Incentive Class Qualifiers and earn a spot in the Championship with prize money of $25,000 + 45% of enrollment fees. A "Championship Week - Pay to Compete" Incentive Enrollment Fee of $1,200 is also available to all enrolled horses who were unable to compete throughout the season.

   3. EARN BONUS AWARDS: Besides earning added prize money throughout the season, the top three point earning horses and riders will also earn Cash Bonus Awards. Points are accumulated at qualifiers, and the Bonus Awards will be presented prior to the commencement of the Championship. A second 45% of the enrollment fees apply to these awards, so the more riders and horses enrolled, the higher the Bonus at the end of the season.

   4. EARN USEF HOTY POINTS: HOTY points are awarded for ribbons won in each qualifier as well as in the Championship.

CPHA West Coast Green Hunter Incentive Program Qualifiers will be held at the following Blenheim EquiSports shows:
   1. Blenheim Spring Classic II - March 29 - April 2
   2. Blenheim Spring Classic III - April 5 - 9
   3. Blenheim Spring Classic IV - April 11 - 15
   4. Showpark Ranch & Coast - May 9 - 14
   5. Blenheim June Classic I - June 7 - 11
   6. Blenheim June Classic II - June 14 - 18
   7. Blenheim June Classic III - June 21 - 25
   8. Showpark Summer Festival - July 19 - 23
   9. Showpark Racing Festival - July 26 - 30
   10. Blenheim Summer Classic - August 16 - 20
   11. Showpark Summer Classic - August 23 - 27
   12. Blenheim Fall Tournament - September 13 - 17

"With the championship prize money, bonus awards and now an added opportunity of the qualifiers and the championships counting towards USEF HOTY awards, we look forward to a great turn out for this green hunter program," said Melissa Brandes of Blenheim EquiSports.

Additional program details can be found in the 2017 Spring Prize List.


Photo by McCool


Since 1964, the California Professional Horsemen's Association has represented professional horsemen in California. The CPHA provides a forum, voice, and many valuable programs and benefits for professionals working in California's large equestrian industry. Through its many programs and benefits, the CPHA effectively reaches all professional members of California's show horse community.

The CPHA is committed to providing educational, developmental and benefiting programs in support of its professional members. It strives to foster amateur equestrian sports and further works to continually improve horse show participation and the well being of the show horse. More at



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