Southeast Medal Finals Offers New Qualifying Opportunities

Sunday, September 7, 2014
Posted by Alex Lynch for Phelps Media Group, Inc. International


Ashley Foster won the 2013 ASPCA Alfred B. Maclay Regionals at Southeast Medal Finals. Photo by Randi Muster.
Ashley Foster won the 2013 ASPCA Alfred B. Maclay Regionals at Southeast Medal Finals. Photo by Randi Muster.

Jacksonville, FL - September 6, 2014 - The Southeast Medal Finals are rapidly approaching and riders are working hard to fine tune their skills in hopes to shine at the much-anticipated event.  This year, many of the hunters will be competing on the beautiful grass arena, while the equitation horses and jumpers will have the opportunity to compete in the expansive coliseum.  In addition to the numerous classes, our first day of competition will conclude with the exciting $5,000 Geddaway Farm Welcome Stake.
Gathering some of the most talented equitation combinations, the Region 3 ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Championship, The Phelps Media Group Southeast Junior Medal Final and the Southeast Adult Medal Final, are just some of the most sought after classes to win at the show. 
Adding to the excitement at the competition this year are the GGT/ East West Arena Construction Children's Hunter Finals, the Wellington Quarantine Adult Hunter Finals, Tenney's Custom Saddlery Children's/Adult 2'6" Medal Finals and the 2'6' Children's/Adult Hunter Finals sponsored by Citrus Series.

If you don't qualify for these finals by September 14, 2014 we have good news for you! Riders will have another opportunity at this competition. You can compete in a Wild Card class and vie for a spot in the finals, or you may be one of the lucky competitors who earns a 1st through 8th place ribbon in the respective divisions to qualify.  And if you didn't qualify for the finals, we look forward to seeing you in Jacksonville competing in one of the many other divisions offered at this show.  

The excitement doesn't stop there, as the expanded schedule offers a wide variety of top-tier divisions, including the class not to be missed - a just-for-fun Parent Lead Line Class that is sure to bring laughter to the stadium.
The jumper competitors also have their opportunity to shine.  In addition to the Low Children/Adult Jumpers, which has been added this year, there are the High Children/Adult Jumpers, Junior Amateur/Owner Jumpers and it all culminates with the $25,000 Jacksonville Grand Prix, as the classes bring some of the most skilled horse and rider combinations in the nation.
Please review the "revised" schedule as the 3'3" Junior Hunters have been added. 
Click here to view the full Southeast Medal Finals prize list.

With the Southeast Medal Finals right around the corner, be sure to make your hotel reservations. Click here for lodging information.

Southeast Medal Finals Fast Facts:

WHAT: The Southeast Medal Finals is an A-rated indoor and outdoor hunter, jumper, and equitation horse show attracting top riders.


WHEN: Sept. 18-21, 2014

WHERE: The Jacksonville Equestrian Center, Jacksonville, FL, featuring a large indoor coliseum with over 3,000 seats, two outdoor rings and a turf arena plus schooling rings and 500 permanent stalls. Located at: 13611 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32221


  • 4-Day  "A" / Jumper Level 3 USEF-Rated Horse Show
  • The Phelps Media Group Southeast Junior Medal Finals
  • Southeast Adult Medal Finals
  • $25,000 Jacksonville Grand Prix & $5,000 Welcome
  • Entertainment from Rick Steed Master Showman and Reined Cow Horse World Champion
  • Region 3 ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Championship
  • $3,500 WIHS / NAL Child / Adult Jumper Classic
  • Southeast Medal Finals Children & Adult 3' Hunter Finals
  • Southeast Medal Finals Children & Adult 2'6" Hunter Finals
  • Southeast Children/Adult 2'6" Medal Finals