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Phelps Media Group and Chicago Equestrian Welcome The 2013 Chicago Hunter Derby by Chicago Equestrians for a Cause as New Client

The 2013 Chicago Hunter Derby by Chicago Equestrians for a Cause is set for September 7-8, 2013 at Annali Farm in Antioch, IL. The event features the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby sponsored by Canadian Pacific and draws top horses and riders from across the country. Photo: Aullmyn Photography


Antioch, IL – June 17, 2013 – Phelps Media Group International is pleased to partner with Chicago Equestrian to add The 2013 Chicago Hunter Derby by Chicago Equestrians for a Cause to its client roster. 
The Chicago Hunter Derby is celebrating it’s fifth anniversary and features the $50,000 International Hunter Derby, generously sponsored by Canadian Pacific (CP). 

The event will be held September 7-8, 2013 at the beautiful Annali Farm, home of Rush and Carl Weeden, of Antioch, IL. The weekend includes a $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby and a USHJA $50,000 International Hunter Derby. Proceeds from the event will benefit three charities this year; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation and the United States Hunter Jumper Association Foundation.

Guests in attendance will also enjoy children’s activities, exciting silent auction items, raffle prizes, and a lovely champagne brunch while watching the final round of the International Hunter Derby.

“The Chicago Hunter Derby is one of the country’s most prestigious events,” said Mason Phelps, President of Phelps Media Group. “The event epitomizes excellence in equestrian sport and we are proud to promote it.”

“We are excited to be a part of one of the biggest local events in the Chicago area,” stated President of Chicago Equestrian, Brenda Mueller. “The event brings top riders and horses from all over the country and the Chicago area loves to watch them.”
Phelps Media Group International along with Chicago Equestrian, will provide maximum exposure for the event on both a local and national level.
For more information on the event or to become a sponsor, visit

The beautiful Annali Farm is a picturesque backdrop for the event. Photo: Aullmyn Photography

The outdoor course for the Chicago Hunter Derby is always one of the most beautiful and challenging courses in the country. Photo: Aullmyn Photography

Guests receive the full VIP treatment with shopping, raffles, a fabulous champagne brunch, the best seats in the house and more! Photo by Mantas Ivanauskas Photography