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CHICAGO EQUESTRIAN to Sponsor 2'6" Hunter Derby Series

Chicago Equestrian announced it will sponsor a 2'6" Hunter Derby Series on the Northern Illinois Hunter Jumper Association 2011 circuit.  A total of over $2,000 will be offered in derby prize money with a minimum of $500 in prize money per class.  Some horse shows may choose to offer additional prize money based on entries received.  An overall series award will also be sponsored by Chicago Equestrain for the horse winning the most prize money in the series. Exhibitors will be able to vote for the best derby in the series and the hosting horse show will also receive an award. 

A total of five derbies will be held in the series. The first derby will be held at the Infinity Farm Show May 13-15, the second at Cross Winds Farm Horse Show June 10-12, the third will be at the Stateline Horse Show July 22-24, the fourth will be held at the Birch Hill Horse Show August 26-28, and the final class will be held at the Palatine Horse Show September 9-11.   

The Chicago Equestrian Hunter Derby Series will be a class of two rounds, a classic round and a handy round.  Fences will be huntfield type jumps set at 2'6" with three 3' options. Detailed specifications will be in the horse show prize list.  For more information contact us at