Get Ready For The St. Christopher's Horse Show


 

Annville, PA - April 30, 2015 - The St. Christopher's Horse Show will be held May 6-10, 2015 at Swan Lake Stables in Littlestown, PA. The St. Christopher's Horse Show offers a wide selection of classes in various divisions, giving riders the opportunity to earn valuable points toward year-end awards. Entry forms are available online at the Ryegate website.

As always, show management will be provided by Lloyd Longenecker and Ryegate Show Services. Hosting St. Christopher's Horse Shows for the second consecutive year, Swan Lake Stables is a premier hunter-jumper facility located in south-central Pennsylvania, and was selected because it provides well-maintained footing, beautiful jumps, more space for riding, as well as up-to-date stabling for the athletes.

"Every rider and spectator can enjoy the competition of St. Christopher's Horse Show, which features a wide range of classes," said show producer Annette Longenecker of Ryegate Show Services. "Riders of all levels-lead liners or riders trying to gain valuable points for year-end Finals-we have a class for you!"

The 2015 St. Christopher's Horse Show will feature USEF National "A" Hunters/ 3* Jumpers,a USHJA National Hunter Derby, USHJA Pre-Green Incentive Stake and multiple hunter classics. All traditional A & C-rated hunter sections will be offered including the Junior Hunter 3'3".  The tradition of offering the Hunter Breeding division will continue this year with Judges Brian Lenehan and Jerre Frankhouser. Joining them in the hunter judging booth will be John Roper.  The Hunter Course Designer will be Tom Hern of Massachusetts.

The Jumper Ring will feature a $20,000 Mini Prix, as well as qualifying classes for the Young Jumpers Championships. The jumper divisions will include Adult-Amateur, Low and High Junior Amateur-Owner, Children's plus a Schooling Jumper section. Judging the Jumpers are Fred Brown and Leslie Brown, while the Jumper Course Designer is Bernardo Costa Cabral for the second year in a row.


 

The show provides an opportunity for competitors to gain points towards year-end finals with featured classes for the North American League (NAL), Marshall & Sterling (M&S) and Washington International Horse Show (WIHS). St. Christopher's Horse Show is a member event for the Pennsylvania Horse Show Association, Eastern Pennsylvania chapter of Professional Horseman's Association, Pennsylvania Jumper Association and Central Pennsylvania Junior Horse Show Association. The show is also rated USEF National "A" Hunters and 3* Jumpers.

St. Christopher's Horse Show is part of the TAKE2 Second Career Thoroughbred Program, a program developed by the New York Thoroughbred Horseman's Association, along with the New York Racing Association and New York Thoroughbred Breeders Inc. The goal of the program is to offer new opportunities for off the track Thoroughbreds, as well as promoting the use of the breed in competition.

For more information on this year's St. Christopher's Horse Show, please contact Ryegate Show Services at (717) 867-5643 or stchris@ryegate.com or visit Ryegate's website at www.ryegate.com  where you can also download a prize list and entry form. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RyegateShowServices.




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