Zionsville, IN - August 2, 2012 - The much-anticipated Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show (TPHCHS) is set to start next week. A favorite summer destination show, TPHCHS will run from August 7-12, 2012 and will offer classes for riders of all experience levels, including several prestigious championships and Grand Prix opportunities.
The $30,000 Mr. & Mrs. Russell Fortune, Jr. Memorial Grand Prix will take place Friday, August 10, 2012 at 5 pm. The event is open to all horses, and the height will be set at 1.50 meters, testing riders and horses alike in preparation for the $60,000 Grand Prix of Indianapolis to be held Sunday, August 12 at 2 pm.
As a member of the USHJA World Championship Hunter Rider Program, TPHCHS offers top hunter classes that will help riders earn points toward year-end awards. The main hunter highlight of TPHCHS is the long-awaited $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby. The event will count as a qualifying event for the $100,000 2013 USHJA International Hunter Derby Finals.
TPHCHS will also offer the USHJA Zone 5 Open Jumper Championship and will offer numerous Open Jumper classes, including the 1.20m Open Jumpers, 1.30m Open Jumpers, and the esteemed $1,000 1.35m Open Jumpers.
The Junior classes will run from Aug. 9-10, 2012. The $15,000 PNC Bank Junior/Amateur-Owner Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic will give junior and amateur-owner riders the rare opportunity to compete at higher levels.
In the hunter rings, Junior riders will have the opportunity to prepare for the $1,000 Junior Hunter Classic with numerous classes available for both Large and Small Junior Hunters.
Adult Amateurs will also have the opportunity to prove themselves in the jumper ring in the $500 Adult Amateur Jumpers, as well as the USHJA Zone 5 Adult Amateur Jumper Championship. This event will include the $2,500 NAL/WIHS Adult Amateur Jumper Classic, which will help competitors gain qualifying points for the North American League Series and WIHS Championship Series.
Several Children's Jumper classes will be available throughout the week, including the USHJA Zone 5 Children's Jumper Championship. Both the Adult Amateur and Children competitors will have the opportunity to compete in the Low Jumpers, including the USHJA Zone 5 Low Children's/Adult Amateur Jumper Championship.
Adult Amateur competitors will showcase their equitation in the IHJA Adult Medal, the USEF Adult Medal and the Ariat National Adult Medal. All of the classes will help the riders prepare for the $1,000 NAL/WIHS Adult Amateur Classic, which will be held on Friday, Aug. 10.
The Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show and Country Fair is held on the beautiful 250-acre grounds of Wild Air Farms in Zionsville, IN. The show offers top prize money with two Grand Prix events and a USHJA International Hunter Derby. Exhibitors at Traders Point enjoy fun family activities and events while participating in a competitive, high-quality show. For more information or a prize list, please visit
Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show and Country Fair Fast Facts:
Event: The Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show and Country Fair is pleased to announce their 35th benefit horse show and country fair in Zionsville, IN. The location makes for a relaxing and fun show experience. Competitors are welcome to enjoy the horse trails on the property.
Highlights: The Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show has a Jumper 5 star rating and is Hunter rated AA. And WCHR Member Event Featuring:
$60,000 PNC Bank Grand Prix
$30,000 Russell Fortune Jr. Memorial Grand Prix
$15,000 Junior Amateur Classic
$15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby
$1,000 Adult Hunter Classic
$1,000 Children's Hunter Classic
USHJA Zone 5 Jumper Championships
Paws to ApplauseDog Show
Exhibitors Ringside Party
Riley Children's Foundation Kid's Day and Country Fair
Where: Zionsville, Indiana
When: August 7-12, 2012
Prize lists online at:
For general inquiries please contact:
Debra Jaramillo at 317-205-5827 or TPHCHS@aol.com
For more information, please contact:
Stabling Office 317-873-5552 (During Show Dates)
Show office 317-873-3418 (During Show Dates)
Address: P.O. Box 402 Zionsville, In 46077
Patron Tables- Includes free admission to the horse show for the week, a parking pass, a bottle of champagne, a table of six for the duration of the show with great seats for $30,000. Marty and Russell Fortune Jr. Memorial Grand Prix on Friday, August 10th at 5:00 and the $60,000 Grand Prix of Indianapolis at noon on Sunday, August 12th
Patron Tables: $500
Ladies Luncheon- Thursday, August 9th Lunch served ringside.
Tickets: $45 per person
USHJA International Hunter Derby- Saturday, Aug 11th starts at noon
Tickets: $45 per person. Includes dinner ringside plus beer and wine.
Frenzel Family Charitable Lead Trust
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Fortune, III
Stone Creek Dining Company
The Sylvester Johnson, Jr., Family BKD Wealth Advisors, LLC Cummins Crosspoint, LLC
N.K. Hurst Company
Baumgardt Family Foundation
Indianapolis Land Rover, a Member of the Tom Wood Automotive Group
Bannockburn Farm, LLC
Burrus & Burrus Attorneys
Ernst & Young
Fox and Hound English Pub & Grille
Jackson Oil Company
Merrill Lynch -Thomas J. Buck
Sexton M & J Management
Tanners Creek Farm
Woodard Family Foundation
Altum's Horticultural Center & Gardens
Bill Estes Chevrolet and Ford
Good Impressions Printing Company
Indianapolis Mounted Police
Reynolds Farm Equipment
The Snider Group
Zionsville Times Sentinel
By supporting the Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show, you are helping to bring hope and healing to children from every county in Indiana. The Riley Children's Foundation honors its mission - to improve the health and well being of Indiana's children - through Riley Hospital for Children, Camp Riley for Youth with Physical Disabilities, and the historic James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home. To learn how you can do more to help Indiana's most seriously ill and injured children, visit RileyKids.org.
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