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Get in on the St. Louis National Charity Horse Show $50,000 Grand Prix




Show Includes Region 5 ASPCA Maclay Championships 


St. Louis, MO - Sept. 3, 2017 - It's not too late to get in on the St. Louis National Charity $50,000 Grand Prix. The Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2017, in the outdoor arena at the National Equestrian Center in Lake St. Louis, Missouri. The show is honored to once again host the Region 5 ASPCA Maclay Championships on Saturday, September 16th, at 7 pm, during the annual charity show, which takes place from September 13th-17th.  Ken Krome of Westminster, Maryland, will design the courses for both prestigious events. 

 
Hunter Holloway and VDL Bravo S won the 2016 $25,000 St. Louis Grand Prix, which will offer $50,000 for 2017. Photo Flying Horse Photography

The main indoor arena and warm up ring at the Lake St. Louis Equestrian Center have been upgraded with all new footing (river sand) to handle the top equestrians and their equine partners headed for the historic horse show. The main goal of the show committee is to attract some of the best competition in the country to St. Louis to be showcased at the longstanding charity horse show. 


Trinity Hammerschmidt won the Region 5 ASPCA Maclay Championships in 2016. Photo Flying Horse

Other special events taking place during the hunter/jumper week include:

Thursday
2'6" Hunter Derby sponsored by Dietrich Insurance

Friday
4:30 pm - Vendor Party sponsored by Cedar Lake Cellars
5:30pm - Derby Party sponsored by Mechlin Farm
7:00pm - $5,000 3’ Hunter Derby sponsored by Tito's and Antares

Saturday
5:30pm - Maclay Party sponsored by: Shannon Hicks, LLC
               Desserts sponsored by: White Fox Manor
7:00pm - ASPCA Region 5 Regional Championship

Sunday
2:00pm -  $50,000 Grand Prix

Also on Saturday at 7:30 am - Junior & pony riders - please join us for a special breakfast presentation with 2016 ASPCA Maclay Finals & Washington International Equitation Finals winner Hunter Holloway in the upstairs viewing area. As a junior rider, Hunter showed successfully in the pony, junior hunter, equitation, Derby and Grand Prix rings. She'll share tips about navigating the ins and outs, along with the highs and lows, of the equitation ring.
 

Reserve a ringside tailgate spot for the Grand Prix for $75 or reserve a ringside box in the main hunter ring - $200 for the week. For Box & tailgate reservations please contact swoodley@swbell.net.

For more information and a prize list, visit the website at www.stlhorseshow.com. Entries can still be emailed to mcannon@queenieproductions.com or faxed to 206-202-3077.