Articles: Press Release
St. Christopher's Horse Show
Returns For 2009
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Quentin, PA-January 30, 2009-The St. Christopher's Horse Show will return to the
Quentin Riding Club in Quentin, PA, May 6-10.
The horse show features a $10,000 Mini Prix and hunter-jumper competitions for all
ages and ability levels, from children's and pony classes to amateur-owner classics.
U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) "A"-rated hunter classes, a Hunter Breeding Division,
and exciting jumper action, including the addition of Young Jumper classes and the
3'3" Amateur/Owner Hunter Division, will highlight this year's schedule.
"We are very excited about the return of the St. Christopher's Horse Show this year,"
said, horse show manager Lloyd Longenecker of Ryegate Show Services. "It was unfortunate
that a scheduling problem forced the cancellation of last year's show, but we are
back and better than ever with exciting classes and great officials."
St. Christopher's features three rings of competition and hosts North American League,
Washington International Horse Show and Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic
Series classes. Courses will be designed by Jumper course designer Manuel Esparza
and Hunter course designer Paul Jewell.
Exhibitors at this year's show can look forward to competing under the experienced
eyes of Hunter division judges Leo Conroy and Jim Zulia, Kathy Doyle Newman in the
Hunter Breeding divisions, and Jumper judges Leslie Brown and Mike Christian.
Hunter classics include a Jr/AO Hunter Classic, Pony Hunter Classic, NAL/WIHS Adult
Hunter Classic, NAL/WIHS and Children's Hunter Classic. The show also offers Qualifying
classes including a NAL Pony Jumper Qualifier and NAL Open Speed Qualifier. Some
of the Jumper classes are the NAL Low Jr/AO Jumper Classic, High Jr/AO Show Jumping
Hall of Fame Jumper Classic, NAL/WIHS Jumper Classic and NAL/WIHS Children's Jumper
In addition to the world-class equestrian action, the horse show features exhibitors'
parties on Wednesday and Saturday and an ice cream social on Saturday during the
Those interested in participating in the horse show should visit Ryegate's website
at www.ryegate.com to download a prize list or call 717-867-5643 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In an effort to make the horse show more environmentally friendly, Ryegate will
only be mailing prize lists to those who request them.