Chagrin Valley Hunter Jumper Classic Set to Begin July 8



New This Year: Horse Show Offers Two Grand Prix Events

Moreland Hills, Ohio - The Chagrin Valley Hunter Jumper Classic will run from Friday, July 8 through Saturday, July 23, at the Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field in Moreland Hills, Ohio. The prize list is available on the horse show website.

New this year, the show’s second week will be rated “AA,” the top level of competition and prize money. Also new this year is the addition of a second grand prix, the new $25,000 CVPHA Grand Prix, plus the addition of the $5,000 National Hunter Classic.

Classic Offers Many Special Classes

Competition will begin with an unrated opening weekend, recognized by OPHA, WPaPHA and Up and Over, from July 8-10, including the Riders with Disabilities competition on July 8. Opening weekend entries close July 1, 2011.

The first rated week, July 13-17, will include USEF AA-rated hunters and Level 4-rated jumper competition. Special classes include the $10,000 Welcome Stake, the $5,000 Open Jumper Speed Stake, the $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, and the prestigious $30,000 Cleveland Grand Prix on Sunday, July 17.

The second week of rated showing, July 19-23, will include USEF AA-rated hunters and Level 4-rated jumper competition. Special classes include the $5,000 Welcome Stake, the $3,000 Open Jumper Speed Stake, and the new $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Classic and $25,000 CVPHA Grand Prix on Saturday, July 23.

All rated entries close June 24, 2011. A complete schedule of events can be found in the prize list. An outline of the schedule of events and horse show divisions can be found on the horse show website.

About the CVPHA

The Chagrin Valley Hunter Jumper Classic is presented by the Chagrin Valley PHA (Professional Horsemen’s Association) Horse Show, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization headed by a voluntary Board of Trustees, comprised of local residents, business leaders and equestrians, who run the show with the help of a large volunteer team.

For more information please visit www.clevelandhorseshow.com or call 330-903-9915. Follow the Classic on Facebook and Twitter.




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