Jacksonville Winter Series - Week One

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Welcome from the NFHJA!!
We hope you are enjoying a healthy and prosperous 2011 thus far.  We are very excited about the upcoming three weeks of the Jacksonville Winter Series.  It is a new, shorter format this year, but is jam packed with special and classes and prize money.  
The series begins with the Jacksonville International this week, which is highlighted by the $100,000 Green Cove Springs CSI2*-W, sponsored by Glen Kernan Golf & Country Club.  It will be held on Saturday, January 15th, 2011 at 7:00 pm.  Admission is free, with a $5 donation for parking that will benefit the Clay County 4-H.  There will be a Children’s Carnival and other activities to entertain the young and young at heart during the day.   The $31,500 World Cup Welcome Class will be held on Friday, January 14th, 2011, also at 7:00 pm.  We have a very impressive field of World Cup & Olympic Team riders and horses that are sure to provide you with an exciting and entertaining evening.  We truly hope you will come out to cheer them all on.

Please make note of the attached revised time schedule, which is also available at www.nfhja.com under the “Shows” page.  Please note that stalls for the Jacksonville National, week 2 are currently sold out and week 3 is quickly filling up.  If you are interested in attending, please call the horse show office at 904.284.3431 to be placed on the waiting list for week 2 and to reserve a stall for week 3 as soon as possible.  

We would love for you to join us at the Marques at Green Cove Springs to watch all of the weekend’s most exciting activities.  Wristbands to the Marques at Green Cove Springs VIP Tent can be purchased through the horse show office for $40/person/weekend & $12/child under 12/weekend.  A limited number of tables can be purchased for $350/week.  Wristbands will admit each participant access to all weekend activities and parties in the sponsor tent, which is adjacent to the Grand Prix Ring.  The tent is heated, seating is open and food and drinks will be available.

Some highlights of the 2011 Jacksonville Winter Series are as follows:
  • $31,500 Welcome Class, January 14, 2011 7:00pm
  • $100,000 Green Cove Springs CSI2*-W, January 15, 2011 7:00pm
  • $2,500 USHJA Hunter Classic
  • $20,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, January 22, 2011 7:00pm
  • $25,000 Grand Prix, January 23, 2011
  • 3,500 Bridlebourne Stables Gamblers Choice, January 21, 2011 7:00pm
  • $2,500 USHJA Hunter Classic
  • $25,000 Grand Prix, January 29, 2011 7:00pm
  • $10,000 Children's Adult Jumper Classic, January 29, 2011
  • $2,500 USHJA Hunter Classic
Please visit www.nfhja.com, or email info@nfhja.com for additional information.