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Winners Circle Roundup from Horse Shows by the Bay

July 24, 2011 By: Erin Category: What's Happenin'


Brian Shook & Courage 68 winning the $30,000 Grand Prix of Traverse City @ Horse Shows by the Bay, Series I. Photo ©Randi Muster


Kelley Farmer and Clearly winning the $20,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby @ Horse Shows by the Bay Series III Photo ©Randi Muster


Peter Pletcher and Outa the Park winning the $5000 USHJA National Hunter Classic at Horse Shows by the Bay Series II Photo ©Randi Muster


Erynn Ballard & Timber Ridge winning the $10,000 Horse Shows by the Bay Open Hunter Classic. Photo ©Randi Muster

Blythe Marano & Urbanus winning the $30,000 Grand Traverse Bay Grand Prix @ Horse Shows by the Bay Series II. Photo ©Randi Muster

The multi-series Horse Shows by the Bay will continue to offer riders and fans the ideal horse sports venue throughout the month of July. Highlights in Series III, which runs through July 24, include a $10,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior Amateur-Owner Jumper Prix, a $5,000 Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic, a $5,000 Adult Jumper Classic, a $5,000 Children’s Jumper Classic, Adult and Children’s Hunter Classics, and a $30,000 Grand Prix of the Great Lakes and VIP Sponsor Luncheon.During the fourth and final week of competition, notable events include the $30,000 D-BRAIDER Cherry Capital Classic Grand Prix, as well as a $10,000 Children’s/Adult Jumper Prix and VIP Sponsor Luncheon. The final week will also feature the fourth $10,000 Open Jumper Welcome Prix, multiple equitation medal classes, and the finals for the Hunter Jumper Association of Michigan’s medal events. Over half a million dollars in prize money will be awarded by the conclusion of this month-long celebration of equestrian athletes.

For more information or to view schedules, please visit www.horseshowsbythebay.com or call 231-267-3700.