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Showplace Productions Kicks-Off Fantastic Fall Series

Showplace Productions hosts the coveted IHJA "A" Medal Finals. See horses for sale and more equestrian news

Roscoe, IL – August 29, 2019 – Showplace Productions is kicking off their fantastic fall series this week at the popular Ledges Sporting Horses in Roscoe, Illinois. Show managers Patrick and Nicole Boyle offer a lineup of great competition for all levels of riders and over the top hospitality throughout the series along with fantastic awards in usual Showplace style.

The series includes:
Showplace Fall Festival "A" Show -  August 29 - September 1, 2019 (Ledges)
Showplace Fall Preview "A" Show - September 5 - 8, 2019 (Ledge)
Showplace Fall Classic I & IHJA "A" Medal Finals - September 11-15, 2019 (Balmoral Park)
Showplace Fall Classic "A" Show - September 19 - 22, 2019 (Ledges)

Showplace Fall "B" Show - September 20 - 22, 2019 (Ledges)
Redcoat Farm NIHJA Finals - September 27 - 29, 2019 (Ledges)

Minnesota Fall Harvest - October 1 - 6, 2019 (MN State Fair Grounds)

Linda Zema of Bull Run Equestrian Center presents the award to derby winner Molly McAdow and Caston. Photo Andrew Ryback Photography

The Showplace "A" Series includes a $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derbyweek II as the Bull Run Equestrian Center Derby Series Finale. The Bull Run Derby Series featured $22,500 in prize money during the season at Showplace shows. Weeks I & III offer a $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby, all generously sponsored by Bull Run Equestrian Center. 

The Showplace Series will also hold the $5,000 1.25m Modified Jumper Classic along with Green Hunter Incentive and Challenge classes, and Classics, Classics, Classics, for every division. CLICK HERE FOR PRIZE LIST

NCEA Regional Medal Finals winner 2018 Alexis Ortiz. Photo M4E

The Showplace Fall Classic I at Balmoral Park hosts the challenging NCEA Junior Hunt Seat Regional Medal Finals, the Marshall & Sterling Midwest Finals, the Zone V Horse of the Year Finals and the coveted Illinois Hunter Jumper Association Medal Finals. Riders and trainers rave that Boyle holds the best show for preparing horses and riders for the National Regional and Medal Finals that follow with his all-out courses with technical challenges, creativity and beauty.  CLICK HERE FOR PRIZE LIST

Shannon Hicks and Clearwater 5 took a victory lap for the win in the 2018 $25,000 Grand Prix of Minnesota. Photo Andrew Ryback Photography

The Minnesota Fall Harvest Show is action packed with daily hospitality and plenty of fun! Wednesday evening hosts the $10,000 Open Welcome Stake and a Welcome Reception. The exciting InIt2WinIt Open Speed class is scheduled for Thursday with Happy Hour and a Post Party. Friday boasts the $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby with, you guessed it, more hospitality! Saturday night features the $25,000 Grand Prix of Minnesota prefaced with an exhibitor's dinner, lead line class and wraps up with an exciting After Party. The show also features tons of classics for all divisions, young jumpers and opportunity classes. 

Did we say "fun" at the Minnesota Fall Harvest?

Mark your calendar and wrap up your season with Showplace Productions!

Sharing the love is 2018 Minnesota Fall Harvest High Point Hunter Rider Kim Barone. Photo Andrew Ryback Photography.

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Ledges Sporting Horses is conveniently located on Love Road in Roscoe, Illinois, directly off HWY 90/51 with easy access from Wisconsin and the greater Chicago area, the location boasts numerous hotels and restaurants nearby. Ledges also has great permanent stabling, multiple outdoor arenas and schooling areas, top of the line footing, jumps and food located on site. Ledges has hosted national grand prixs as well as USHJA zone championships for both hunters and jumpers is is one of Chicago's favorite places to horse show year round.