FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2016
Contact: Shannon Coakley, shannon@equusfoundation.org, 203-259-1550

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Fairfield June Show Increases Prize Money - Prize List Available Online

The Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Horse Show taking place from Tuesday, June 21st to Saturday, June 25th continues its exhibitor-friendly traditions in 2016. The prize money for the Welcome Jumper Stake on Thursday, June 23rd and the Grand Prix on Saturday, June 25th has increased to $10,000 and $30,000, respectively. New this year, the Aragorn Memorial Perpetual Trophy along with a $5,000 cash prize will be awarded to the overall Children's Jumper Champion.

Jumper class highlights include the $3,000 High Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper Classic, $2,000 Low Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper Classic, $1,500 M&S/WIHS Children's Jumper Classic, $1,500 M&S/WIHS Adult Jumper Classic, $1,000 Low Children's Jumper Classic and $1,000 Low Adult Children's Jumper Classic.

Hunter class highlights include the $5,000 3'3" New England Hunter Derby, $1,000 2'9" New England Hunter Derby, and $1,000 USHJA Pre-Green Incentive Stake.

prize Prize List         Exhibitor Information

Entries close on Wednesday, May 11th.

The Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Horse Show will again be the venue for the EQUUS Foundation's Grand Prix Luncheon on Saturday, June 25th held in association with the $30,000 Grand Prix presented by Wells Fargo Advisors LLC & George N. Venizelos, Managing Director-Investments, of the Westport Branch. RSVP below to enjoy an auction, elegant dining and exciting show jumping ringside in the VIP tent.

Attend a Luncheon        

The deadline to be recognized in the horse show program is Tuesday, May 10th. For more information, contact Shannon Coakley at fairfield@equusfoundation.org or 203-259-1550.




About EQUUS Foundation: The EQUUS Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity established in 2002, also known as Horse Charities of America, is dedicated to improving the quality of life of horses, enabling the therapeutic use of horses for those in need, fostering the horse-human bond, and educating the public about the horse's unique ability to empower, teach and heal. Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Contact the EQUUS Foundation, Inc., at 168 Long Lots Road, Westport, CT 06880, Tele: (203) 259-1550, E-Mail: mail@equusfoundation.org, Website: www.equusfoundation.org.
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