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Madison County Fall Classic Begins

Hott Horse Shows at Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center is set to kick off its Madison County Fall Classic tomorrow on September 19. The new hunter and sport horse classes will be featured during these two weeks and reduced entry fees are in place! This is THE season finale-so don't miss it! Entries are strong and so is the prize money, so make sure your entries are in and download a prize list now! And, while you're at it, reserve your ride to the shows with Hott Shows' Official Horse Transportation Sponsor, Coulter Horse Transportation.


Week I Highlights:

The Madison County Fall Classic will include the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby Friday night at 4:30. Sunday features the $25,000 Grand Prix set to kick off at 2pm. "The courses for the Grand Prix and the jump design are outstanding," said Kim Barone, winner of the $25,000 Purina Mills Grand Prix in August.


Week II Highlights:

The Madison County Fall Challenge is the final week of the 2012 AA Hott Show Season and will feature the inaugural $2,500 Ride and Drive. So, riders start your engines! During the infamous Friday night Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center Exhibitor Party,   teams of riders and drivers will take to the field, one team at a time. The rider goes first and jumps their horse over a course with the least amount of faults and in the fastest time. Then, the driver takes to his or her vehicle and navigates it through a course of cones. The team with the fastest time and the least amount of faults wins! "This will be a blast for everyone!" said Libby Hott, owner of Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center.


Saturday's highlights to conclude the 2012 season will be the awarding of the prestigious Riders' Bonuses and the $25,000 Graham Group Grand Prix.  Awards will be presented at 4:15pm and the first horse is set to go at about 4:30pm.  Remember-you MUST be present to receive your $1,500.00 Riders Bonus.  


 In the lead so far are:


Professional Jumper Rider:   Karen Cudmore

Professional Hunter Rider: Kim Barone

Amateur Hunter: Leah Brindley

Amateur Jumper: Laura Linback

Junior Jumper: Katie Cox

Junior Hunter: Abbygale Funk


For more information on Hott Horse Shows or Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center, please visit them at  www.maffittlakeequestriancenter.comor email Libby Hott at