FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 4, 2016
Upper Marlboro, Maryland – The official prize list of the 2016 Capital Challenge Horse Show is now available online here. The 23rd annual Capital Challenge Horse Show, presented by the World Equestrian Center, will welcome many of the nation’s top horses and riders to Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD, from October 1-9 for nine days of preeminent hunter, jumper, and equitation competition.
The Capital Challenge Horse Show serves as a major championship destination, and when competition kicks off on October 1, equitation classes will take center stage for the two-day Equitation Weekend, presented by Bigeq.com. Riders will vie for major equitation titles all weekend in the Private Tutoring Services North American Junior Equitation Championships, the Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) National Children’s Medal Finals, and the North American Adult Amateur Equitation Championships.
The Capital Challenge Horse Show is also unique in hosting the highly popular Future Hunter division, offering $45,000 in prize money throughout the six divisions and in the $25,000 Future Hunter North American Championships, sponsored by the Wheeler Family and Madison Hills Farm, held Wednesday, October 5.
“The Future Hunter division has been extremely well received by riders ever since we first introduced it to the Capital Challenge Horse Show,” said Billy Glass, co-manager of the Capital Challenge Horse Show alongside Kennedy. “It presents riders and owners with a really unique opportunity to showcase their young, up-and-coming hunters and even earn competitive prize money.”
Entries for the 2016 Capital Challenge Horse Show must be postmarked before midnight on Friday, September 3, 2016. Click here to view the full time schedule and prize list.
For more information on the 2016 Capital Challenge Horse Show, please visit www.CapitalChallenge.org or follow the horse show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About the Capital Challenge Horse Show
Now in its 23rd year, the Capital Challenge Horse Show sets itself apart with a distinct and unique focus on preeminent hunter and equitation competition. Held each autumn at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD, the 2016 edition of the Capital Challenge Horse Show will take place October 1-9. The nine days of competition will include prestigious equitation events and the World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) Finals with many of the country’s best horses and riders competing in junior, amateur, and professional hunter divisions.
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