The four-week Horse Shows by the Bay Equestrian Festival, July 2-27, is a United States Equestrian Federation Premier (AA) Hunter and Level 4 Jumper competition and attracts many of the country's best horses and riders. Riders will vie for a chance to win $600,000 in total prize money, in addition to fabulous prizes, circuit titles and year-end points through HSBB Series I-IV.
Each week the comprehensive schedule will feature the $40,000 Grand Prix; $10,000 Positive Step Farm Open Jumper Welcome Prix; $10,000 SJHOF Junior/Amateur-Owner Prix; $7,500 NAL Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic, Young Jumper Championship Qualifiers; AA-rated Hunter sections; NAL/WIHS Classics, and much more.
Other weekly feature events include:
- PJP Farm, Inc. $1,000 USHJA Pre-Green Incentive Qualifiers
- Take2 Thoroughbred Hunter Divisions & Jumper Stakes
- Walgreens $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby
- Charity Fundraisers & Special Spectator Days
Series II has once again been selected as a USHJA/WCHR Member Event. The feature event for Series III is the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby & Exhibitor Derby Breakfast, presented by The Gochman Family.
Series IV highlights include the HJAM Equitation Medal Finals and the $10,000 North Face Farm Children's/Adult Amateur Jumper Prix among others. Tundra and Hillary Johnson
The 2014 Prize List and weekly Time Schedules are available online. Stalls are still available for Series I and IV; Series II and III are sold out.
The Michigan State University Veterinary Medical Center renewed its commitment to Horse Shows by the Bay as a Gold Sponsor of this four-week series
The Horse Shows by the Bay Equestrian Festival is located 10 miles east of downtown Traverse City, Michigan. Nearby tourist destinations include the famed Torch Lake Sandbar, which was recently named the clearest lake in the continental United States by Weather.com and the Sleeping Bear Dunes, which was voted by "Good Morning America" viewers as the Most Beautiful Place in America.
More announcements and news will follow in the weeks leading up to this exciting, vacation-destination equestrian festival!
Horse Shows by the Bay - Flintfields Horse Park - 6535 Bates Road - Williamsburg, MI 49690