Articles: Press Release
Brothers Wins ASPCA Maclay Northwest Regional Final
Marty Bauman, (508) 698-6810, firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW YORK, NY-September 13, 2001-Tara Brothers of Bend, OR won the ASPCA
Maclay Northwest Regional Final at the Northwest Autumn Finals in Monroe, WA
on September 8.
Brothers qualified for the Maclay National Championships for the ASPCA
Horsemanship classes at the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden in
New York City, November 2-4, by defeating a field of 12 competitors in the
Northwest (Region 7) Maclay Final. Also qualifying were Tommy Brawley of
Jefferson, OR (2nd) and Celine Swolensky of Bellevue, WA, (3rd).
Fifty finalists from eight Maclay Regional Championships will qualify to
compete for the Maclay National Championships for the ASPCA Horsemanship
classes. The other qualifying events are:
East (Region 2), held at the Autumn Classic in Port Jervis, NY on September
8 included competitors from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Central (Region 5), held at the St. Louis National Charity in St. Louis, MO
on September 15 includes competitors from Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana,
Missouri, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas,
Mountain (Region 6), held at the High Prairie Fall Classic in Parker, CO on
September 15 includes competitors from Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and
West (Region 8), held at The Oaks Fall Classic in San Juan, Capistrano, CA
on September 15 includes competitors from California, Hawaii and Nevada.
Southeast (Region 3), held in Alpharetta, GA on September 16 includes
competitors from Alabama, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia,
Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia,
and West Virginia.
Midwest (Region 4), held at the Kentucky National in Lexington, KY on
September 22 includes competitors from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky,
Michigan, and Ohio.
Northeast (Region 1), held at the Grand Fall Classic in Westbrook, CT on
September 23 includes competitors from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine,
New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
The Maclay National Championships for the ASPCA Horsemanship classes, which
is open to riders under the age of 18, is a showcase of future show jumping
champions. Each year more than 1,000 riders participate in local and
regional events to earn the right to compete in the National Horse Show's
Finals. Fifty of the country's top riders demonstrate their talents to a
panel of three judges for the most prestigious title for young hunt seat
The opening rounds of the prestigious Maclay National Championship for the
ASPCA Horsemanship classes will be held at Madison Square Garden during the
National Horse Show on Saturday, November 3 while the final rounds of the
Maclay Championship will take place on Sunday, November 4.
Past winners of the ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship Trophy include such top riders
as Olympic veterans William Steinkraus, George Morris, Frank and Mary
Chapot, and Leslie Burr.
For more information, please visit www.nhs.org.