2013 WCHR West Coast Hunter Spectacular Set to Debut

March 13, 2013



March 12, 2013, Lexington, KY- For 2013 the World Championship Hunter Rider Task Force has enhanced its prestigious program with the addition of the West Coast Hunter Spectacular. This Spectacular will be held April 20 during the Flintridge Spring Classic in La Canada Flintridge, CA. This highlight event will showcase the very best of the show hunters as they take center stage in a two-round Hunter Spectacular where professionals, juniors and amateurs compete head to head.

Created to mirror the excitement of the Palm Beach Spectacular, the West Coast Spectacular will no doubt become a distinctive part of the Member Event Series for the WCHR program as professionals, junior and amateur riders vie for the coveted title of Champion and a share of the guaranteed $30,000 in prize monies.

In addition to providing an evening packed with top-notch competition, the 2013 WCHR West Coast Hunter Spectacular includes the following hospitality opportunity for your enjoyment:

  • Don't miss a single round of the exciting class from comfortable ringside tables for four in the historic Jimmy A. Williams Oval


  • Enjoy wine and dinner starting at 6:00 p.m. while you watch the evening's festivities and championship hunter class under the lights


  • Table and individual ticket reservations are now being accepted and can be purchased here. Please contact Leslie Mangan by e-mail or by phoning (859) 225-6704 to find out more. 

    Proceeds from the event benefit the WCHR Program and the USHJA Foundation, which supports programs such as the Horseman's Assistance Fund. The USHJA Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organizations and your donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

    About the WCHR: The USHJA World Championship Hunter Rider Program was founded in 1995 to recognize and celebrate the hunter rider. Since the inaugural WCHR Professional Finals, the WCHR program has expanded to include coveted year-end awards for Professionals, Developing Professionals, Amateur Owners, Adult Amateurs, Juniors, Children's and Pony riders. WCHR program members qualify for National and Regional Awards by earning points at Member Events held across the country throughout the qualifying year. Points from a rider's top four WCHR Member Events will be used to determine the National and Regional standings. Each year the top ten nationally ranked riders and top six regionally ranked riders in each category, come together to compete in the WCHR Finals at the Capital Challenge Horse Show in Upper Marlboro, MD. The 2013 Capital Challenge Horse show will be held September 30 - October 6, 2013.

    Membership to the WCHR: In order to participate in the WCHR Awards Programs and the exciting classes offered during the Finals a WCHR membership is needed. Your USHJA membership does not include your WCHR dues. To learn more or to join WCHR online please visit the USHJA web site.

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