Join us for the Grand Prix Equestrian 2010 Herd Reduction Auction and Equine Fall Festival
The Auction will take place on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010 at 4PM at our facility located at 45W015 Welter Road, Maple Park, Illinois 60607. The preview will take place on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010 between the hours of 3:00-5:00 pm. Three of our auction horses have recently been started under saddle. These will be available for try out on Saturday morning before the auction. Interested individuals should contact our farm manager (see below) to schedule a time.
The auction will be part of our Equine Fall Festival featuring a picnic lunch, barn tours, and a championship dressage exhibition. An admission fee of $20 per person will be charged at entry, the proceeds of which will support the Young Rider program at GPE.
Beginning Thursday, September 30, 2010, individuals will be able to initiate bidding via email. Interested bidders can send their email bids to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to Jlawton@grandprixequestrian.com. Bid updates will be posted daily on our websites at www.kybdressage.com/auction and www.grandprixequestrian.com/auction.
Our auction will feature nine horses, including:
• Lady Caroline GP, 1998 Oldenburg Chestnut Mare
• Uutopiaa GP, 1999 pure-Bred Spanish Mare
• Boca GP, 2008 FSHR filly
• Becca Bella GP, 2008 half AHA filly
• Bittersweet GP, 2008 half AHA/FSHR filly
• Euphoria GP, 2007 half AHA Bay Mare
• GP Rascalli, 2010 FSHR Chestnut Colt
• GP Opius, 2007 FSHR Bay Gelding
• GP Chico , 2007 AWA Bay Gelding
• Yanna GP, 2007 FPZV Filly
Click on “Auction Details” for reserve pricing on each horse.
Accommodations for Auction
Each of the following hotels are located approximately 15 minutes from our facility and will be an easy drive to the farm.
Hotel Baker – The hotel provides elegant guest rooms and suites, state of the art amenities, exceptional dining and lounge venues, and a scenic riverside setting that's second to none. Hotel Baker is conveniently located just 35 miles east of Chicago's Loop in the scenic Fox River Valley town of St. Charles, Illinois. (630)584-2100
Country Inn and Suites - The Country Inn & Suites Sycamore hotel near Northern Illinois University is less than two minutes from beautiful downtown Sycamore. With charming décor, modern services and convenient amenities like free breakfast, an indoor pool and complimentary high-speed Internet access. 1450 South Peace Rd. Sycamore, IL 60178
The Comfort Inn of Sycamore- 1475 South Peace Road, Sycamore, Illinois 60178. Phone: (815) 895-4979
For general information please contact Jessica Lawton, Farm Manager at
email@example.com or 242-522-8742
Grand Prix Equestrian
45W015 Welter Rd.
Maple Park, IL 60151
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We hope to see you on Saturday, October 23 at the Auction and Equine Festival.