Fieldstone Show Park is thrilled to announce an expanded show series for 2020 that features six weeks of USEF national hunter-jumper competition including three FEI CSI2* rated shows!
The 2020 Fieldstone Show Park Series includes the:
- Fieldstone Spring Festival – May 6-10 and May 13-17;
- Plymouth Rock Hunter Jumper – June 17-21 and June 24-28;
- Fieldstone Summer Showcase – August 12-16 and August 18-22 with the Massachusetts Hunter Jumper Finals wrapping up the series on August 23.
“We’re very excited about our expanded 2020 Fieldstone Show Series,” said show manager Tom Hern. “Scott Clawson continues to invest in his facility which ranks among the finest in the nation. The combination of a magnificent grass field with five GGT all-weather rings guarantees that we can hold classes no matter what the weather and the addition of our three new FEI shows is another great step forward in Fieldstone’s evolution.”
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Series highlights include six Grand Prix including four with $50,000 prize money. Also included are the New England Hunter Jumper Association (NEHJA) Finals and Massachusetts Hunter Jumper (MHJ) Medal Finals. Series details include:
Fieldstone Spring Festival: May 6-10 and May 13-17
The Fieldstone Spring Festival will host two weeks of USEF nationally-rated competition where elegant hunters, jumpers and ponies take center stage. Each week will feature a $24,000 Grand Prix.
Plymouth Rock Hunter Jumper: June 17-21 and June 24-28
The Plymouth Rock Hunter Jumper Show will host two weeks of FEI 2* rated competition! Each week will see world-class horses and riders competing in a $10,000 Welcome Stake and $50,000 Grand Prix. Brazil’s Anderson Lima, a FEI 3* Course Designer, will be setting the courses during week one. Lima has created the courses at some of the biggest events in the world, including the Pan American Games, World Cup competitions, Spruce Meadows, Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), and the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). Bernardo Cabral of Portugal, a FEI 4* Course Designer, will be the Course Designer during week two. Cabral has designed courses at some of the biggest competitions around the world including events in Dubai, Great Britain, Belgium, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Spain and Portugal. Tom Hern and Doug Russell will design the Hunter courses.
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Fieldstone Summer Showcase & NEHJA Derby Finals: August 12-16 and August 18-22
The first week of the Fieldstone Summer Showcase is also FEI2* rated and is highlighted by a $50,000 Grand Prix! FEI 3* Course Designer Ken Krome of the U.S. will set the courses the first week. Krome has been designing grand prix courses for over 20 years and has built courses at the Washington International Horse Show, WEF, Royal Winter Fair, Pennsylvania National Horse Show and more. In 2010, Ken was the recipient of the WCHR Hunter Course Designer’s Trophy for dedication and lifetime commitment to hunter course designing.
Week two is a USEF nationally rated show and features a $50,000 Grand Prix and the New England Hunter Jumper Association (NEHJA) Finals. Anthony D’Ambrosio of the U.S. will be the Course Designer during week two. A former grand prix winner and two-time Puissance world record holder, D’Ambrosio is a FEI 4* Course Designer who has created tests at some of the biggest events in the world including the 2009 and 2015 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Las Vegas. During week two show there will also be a USHJA Course Designer Forum featuring D’Ambrosio, who received the USHJA Course Designer of the Year Award in 2008 and 2010.
The Massachusetts Hunter Jumper (MHJ) Medal Finals will be held August 23, wrapping up the season’s competition at Fieldstone. Hundreds of riders will come from all over the state to vie for championships titles in seven divisions including: Short Stirrup Medal Final, Mini Medal Final, Adult Mini-Medal Final, Children’s Pony Medal Final, Children’s Horse Medal Final, Junior Medal Final and the Adult Medal Finals.