Jump for the Children Horse Shows

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Harold Chopping and Camaro:   photo credit Shawn McMillen

Dr. Fernando Cardenas, Jr. and Quincy car:  photo credit  Anwar Esquivel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Contact:    Joan MacNair Petty
        ‘Jump for the Children’ Horse Show... benefiting Duke Children’s
        Triangle Farms, Inc.
        P O Box 33189        
       Raleigh, NC 27636
http://www.jumpforthechildren.org
horseshows@trianglefarms.com 
        (919) 556-7321 

        
WATCH OLYMPIC STYLE SHOW JUMPING AT THE  33rd annual ‘JUMP FOR THE CHILDREN’ HORSE SHOW benefiting Duke Children’s.

What: The horse show offers U.S. Equestrian Federation Premier rated hunter and show jumping competition each day.
Where: Gov. James B. Hunt, Jr. Horse Complex, 4601 Trinity Road in Raleigh, NC 27607
When: Tuesday - Sunday, Nov. 8-13, 2016, starting at 8:00 a.m. each day. 

Show highlights:
    $10,000 Welcome Jumper Stake, Thurs. Nov. 10, 6:00 p.m.    
    KID FUN & Stick Horse Race:  Fri. Nov. 11, 4:30 - 5:30 pm.   
    $10,000 USHJA (United States Hunter Jumper Association) International Hunter Derby Fri. Nov. 11, 6:00 p.m.  
    $50,000 Duke Children’s Grand Prix, Sat. Nov. 12, 7:45 p.m.  Watch the best riders on the East Coast compete for $50,000 in prize money in international caliber showing jumping.  Admission $10 per person, children under 10 free.  Box office opens at 4:30 p.m.

Admission to the show is free except for Sat. night.  Proceeds from the horse show benefit Duke Children’s in Durham, NC.  Visit www.jumpforthechildren.org for more information on tickets, daily schedules and more.