For Immediate Release: February 22, 2017
Stable View has partnered with Fair Hill International and Plantation Field Horse Trials to offer an unprecedented award to top Young Riders competing during the 2017 spring competition season.
Beginning at the March 21st & 22nd Horse Trials, Stable View will kick off the 21 Challenge Series, Targeting Young Riders at the Preliminary and 1* level. Competitors will vie for the top cumulative results throughout the series which includes Fair Hill International April 14th – 16th, 2017 Horse Trials and Plantation Field May 13th, 2017 Horse Trials.
To be eligible for a series award, USEA eligible young riders must attend the kick-off event in March at Stable View, and compete at one or both specified events at Fair Hill International and Plantation Field.
Prizes will be awarded to the top three competitors and will include up to one month’s free board with use of the equestrian amenities, on-site apartment accommodations and training sessions at Stable View during the 2018 winter season. Training sessions for each young rider will be arranged with resident Olympians and top clinicians who will be in Aiken for the 2018 season.
Carla Geiersbach, Executive Director at Fair Hill International, is very excited to see a “student friendly series” which will give Young Riders exposure to international level riders. “By targeting the Preliminary and 1* level competitors, we will work together to help the next generation of the sport. That is the time in life (during high school and college) when young people are determining their path.”
Mary Coldren, organizer of Plantation Field Equestrian Events, is also happy to see Stable View spearhead this effort for the 21 Challenge Series, “We are excited to work with Stable View to encourage and support the young riders in the sport and to give them this opportunity!”
Geiersbach and Coldren will be working together with Stable View throughout the series, recognizing that the future of the sport of Eventing hinges on educating and developing the next generation of equestrians.
Entries for the March 21st & 22nd Stable View Spring Horse Trials close on March 7th, so get your entries submitted through Event Entries.
Please submit your 21 Series Challenge Entry Form separately to Stable View.
Once again, To be eligible for a series award, USEA eligible young riders must attend the kick-off event in March at Stable View, and compete at one or both specified events at Fair Hill International and Plantation Field.
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