Details on the 67th Annual South Florida H/J Association Charity Horse Show 


Heather Caristo-Williams and Sunset Hill won the USHJA National Hunter Derby at the 2016 SFHjA Charity Show. Photo by Jack Mancini
Wellington, FL – Nov. 6, 2017 –The Annual South Florida Hunter Jumper Association (SFHJA) Charity Horse Show celebrates 67 years of great competition and giving. Held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Nov. 21-26, the US Equestrian Premier, AA-rated show is the highlight of the SFHJA series and has become a popular event for early winter season arrivals.The organization has raised hundreds of thousands in donations over the years for Equestrian Aid Foundation and other organizations. Funds are raised through sponsorship, advertising and auctions. SFHJA hosts multiple shows throughout the year to raise money for charity.

SFHJA will host a Charity Auction Party during the show, Friday, Nov. 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the International Club with food, drinks and great company. All purchases are tax deductible and may be added to the competitors’ show entries. Buy a ticket for this year’s raffle prize, a Silversea “voyage to paradise” on a luxury, all-inclusive, small ship Caribbean cruise. Plus, bid on fabulous live and silent auction packages.

Click here to learn more about the silent auction and how to donate a package to support Equestrian Aid Foundation and other worthy nonprofits.

Alex Granato and Mullaghdrin Rado won the Welcome Stake in 2015
Photo by Meg Banks
In its 67th edition, the SFHJA Charity Show is offering over $166,000 in prize money, with $75,000 for the hunter divisions and $91,000 to be awarded to the top jumpers. Classes range from lead line to grand prix. Featured classes include:

  • $35,000 Sweet Oak Farm/Spy Coast Grand Prix under the lights
  • $10,000 High Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic, presented by Seabrook LLC
  • $10,000 Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic, presented by Hollow Creek
  • $10,000 High Children’s/Adult Jumper Classic, presented by John and Monika Preston
  • $5,000 1.35 Jumper Stake, presented by Gut Einhaus, LLC
  • $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, presented by PJP Farm and Spring Gathering
  • $5,000 Pony Hunter Classic, presented by Sweet Oak Farm

“Equestrian Aid Foundation is grateful to SFHJA for its faithful support over the years,” said Stephanie Bulger, Equestrian Aid Foundation board president. ”Don’t miss this great event and show you care!”

Support Equestrian Aid Foundation at the 67th Annual SFHJA Charity Show!

67th Annual SFHJA Charity Horse Show Fast Facts

What: The SFHJA Charity Horse Show celebrates 67 years with top-notch hunter, jumper, equitation and pony competition. The event is a US Equestrian premier, five-star show and offers over $166,000 in prize money. Over the years the organization has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Florida-based equestrian charities.


When: Nov. 21-26

Where: Palm Beach International Equestrian Center
14440 Pierson Rd, Wellington, FL 33414-7673

Auction Party: Friday, Nov. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in the International Club

Contact: Hali Miller at / Show Phone (561) 793- 5867

Click here for the prize list.

Charities: Equestrian Aid Foundation, Equine Assisted Therapies of South Florida, FAU Equestrian and Pure Thoughts, Inc. Horse and Foal Rescue

Entries, Orders and

Entries CloseNov. 14

Stall Requests: Contact Hali Miller at 954-591-9096

About the Equestrian Aid Foundation

The Equestrian Aid Foundation® is a 501(c)(3) organization that assists people from all corners of the horse world who are coping with life-changing injury or illness and financial crisis. Since its inception 21 years ago, the Foundation has granted over $2.7 million in direct financial aid to equestrians facing adversity. Our needs-based support provides assistance with basic living and rehabilitative expenses to riders, trainers, farriers, grooms, horse farm owners and other equestrians who need a helping hand to get back on their feet. Equestrian Aid Foundation is one of only .5 percent of 1.8 million GuideStar-listed nonprofit organizations to achieve Gold Status. For more information, please visit