Show Jumping Returns to the Nation’s Capital for Two Weeks of Back-to-Back Action
Ottawa, Ontario – The prize list for the 2017 Ottawa National Horse Show and CSI3* Ottawa International Horse Shows, taking place from July 12 to 16 and July 19 to 23 respectively at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON, is now available online.
Highlights of the Ottawa National Horse Show, featuring tracks set by 2016 Rio Olympic course designer Guilherme Jorge of Brazil, include the $20,000 Wellings 1.40m Open Welcome on Friday, July 14, and the $7,500 Lynn Millar Memorial Speed Derby as well as the family favourite Royal LePage Team Realty Canine-Equine Relay on Saturday, July 15. The week culminates with the $50,000 Brookstreet Grand Prix on Sunday, July 16.
All feature classes are held on Wesley Clover Parks’ spacious grass grand prix field, where hunter competitors will also be showcased during the $10,000 Canadian Hunter Derby on Friday afternoon, July 14.
The prize list for the Ottawa National and CSI3* Ottawa International Horse Shows taking place from
July 12 to 16 and July 19 to 23, 2017, at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON, is available online.
The CSI3* Ottawa International Horse Show, which now enjoys three-star status with the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) thanks to increased prize money, opens the following week on Wednesday, July 19. Anthony D’Ambrosio of the United States will take over course design duties, setting tracks for events such as the $40,000 RBC Open Welcome on Thursday, July 20, the $100,000 CSI3* Grand Prix on Saturday, July 22, and, to close out two weeks of show jumping competition in the nation’s capital, the $35,000 Classic on Sunday, July 23.
In addition to world-class sport, the Ottawa National and CSI3* Ottawa International Horse Shows offer exceptional hospitality, including a welcome barbeque and an exhibitor party, as well as added entertainment such as Canada’s 150 celebration.
For ringside viewing all week long, tables of six are available for purchase in the VIP tent, which features catering by the culinary team at Brookstreet. Contact Tracy Howard at tracy.howard@
For more information on the Ottawa National and CSI3* Ottawa International Horse Shows, visit www.wesleycloverparks.com. Be sure to keep up with all the action by following Wesley Clover Parks on Facebook here.
The Government of Ontario has generously provided funding support for the Ottawa National and CSI3* Ottawa International Horse Shows.