Wayne, IL - July 17, 2013 - The team at Lamplight Equestrian Center is making preparations to host the annual Equifest I, July 24-28 and Equifest II July 31- August 4 The two weeks of "AA"- rated competition is the highlight of the Chicago area summer equestrian calendar and will offer a full array of hunter and jumper classes, hospitality and fun. The beautiful park-like facility has made many improvements recently, including the installation of top-of-the-line GGT footing in many of the competition arenas.
Highlights of the show include $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby and the $35,000.00 Prix de Lamplight Grand Prix will be offered each week. Also offered are a $5,000.00 1.40m Open Jumper class and a $5,000.00 Welcome Class. Equifest will also feature a $7,500.00 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur Owner Classic each week.
Click here for to download the prize list.
"We plan to up the level of hospitality," said Nina Koloseike, owner of Lamplight Equestrian Center. We will have an incredible competitor party with gourmet cuisine. We want everyone to have a really enjoy themselves."
About Lamplight Equestrian Center
For more than 50 years, Lamplight Equestrian Center has been a well-known competition destination. Recently purchased by Nina Koloseike, Lamplight Equestrian Center more than $1 million in improvements have been made, including improving drainage and upgrading many of the existing arenas with European GGT footing.
Lamplight has permanent stabling for 350 horses and permanent base installations for nine stabling tents, giving it a total capacity of 1200 stalls, all with water, cement wash racks and electricity.
The facility has hosted the American Eventing Championships, the Markel/USEF National Young Horse Dressage Championships and the U.S. Para- Equestrian National Championships.
To find out more about Lamplight Equestrian Center, go to: http://lamplightequestriancenter.com/
Equifest I and II Fast Facts
Lamplight Equestrian Center is pleased to announce Equifest I and II
What: Equifest I and II is a AA-Rated, Jumper 4-Star Rated Hunter Jumper Show
$35,000 Prix de Lamplight Grand Prix
$5,000 National Hunter Derby
$5,000 1.40m Open Jumper
$7,500 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur Owner Classic
$1,000 Junior, A/O Hunter Classics
$1,500 Take 2 Thoroughbred Working Hunter Divisions
5, 6 7 & 8 Year Old Young Jumper Qualifier's
Equitation Medal Classes
Special Events and Exhibitor Parties
Lamplight Equestrian Center
6 Dunham Rd, Wayne, IL
Equifest I July 24-28, 2013
Equifest II July 31- August 4, 2013
Horse Show Manager:
Equine Productions Inc.
2 S. 976 Deerpath Rd.
Batavia, IL 60510
For general inquiries please contact: