Sacramento International Horse Show to Feature World Class Athletes, Celebrity Equestrians & Local Jumpers Competing for Nearly $200k in Prize Money

Witness world class equestrians take gravity-defying jumps to qualify for the World Cup

WHAT: Watch internationally renowned Olympic veterans and World Cup Finalists compete for a spot in the 2019 Longines FEI Nations CupJumping Finals. Witness skilled athletes and majestic, powerful horses face-off in a thrilling show jumping competition.

EVENTS: Events with visual/interview opportunities include:

  • Thursday, October 4, 5:30 p.m: $36,500 Grand Prix Qualifier 1.5M
  • Friday, October 5, 6:15 p.m: $36,500 Murieta Inn Spa and Restaurant Grand Prix Qualifier 1.45M
  • Friday, October 5, 6:15 p.m: $5,000 Pro-Jr/Am Team Relay 1.1M
  • Saturday, October 6, 3:00 p.m: $10,000 Morning Star Sporthorses 1.4M
  • Saturday, October 6, 7:00 p.m: Kids’ Jumping Finals
  • Saturday, October 6, 7:25 p.m: $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Sacramento 1.6M, presented by Lasher’s Elk Grove Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram
  • Sunday, October 7, TBD: $25,000 iJump Sports Open Jumper Classic – GGT Footing Grand Prix
  • Sunday, October 7, TBD: $4,000 Premier Equine Young Horse Final
  • Sunday, October 7, TBD: $5,000 iJump Sports High Jr/AO Classic II (a)

WHEN: October 3 – October 7, 2018

WHERE: Murieta Equestrian Center (

7200 Lone Pine Drive, Rancho Murieta, CA 95683


WHO:  Celebrity Equestrians

Georgina Bloomberg, daughter of former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg

Karl Cook, son of Intuit co-founder Scott Cook, recently married to “The Big Bang Theory” actress Kaley Cuoco

Jennifer Gates, daughter of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Stanford student

Alison Robitaille (Firestone), Olympic World Cup Trials finalist, daughter of Bertram and Diana Firestone, world-famous Thoroughbred racehorse trainers


 Top Equestrians

Rich Fellers, 2012 World Cup Final Winner and Olympic veteran

Eric Navet, Olympic medalist, World Equestrian Games gold medalist, world class French horseman

Uma O’Neill, grandchild of O’Neill wetsuit inventor Jack O’Neill, currently ranked Number 1 in the North American Western Sub-League

Alison Firestone Robitaile, Olympic World Cup Trials finalist

Will Simpson, 2008 Beijing Olympics, Team Gold medalist

Richard Spooner, 13-time Pacific Coast Horse Association Leading Grand Prix winner, frequent member of U.S. Nations Cup teams


 Northern California Equestrians

Mandy Porter, 2017 winner of the Longines FEI World Cup qualifier at the Sacramento International Horse Show, northern California native, member of three  U.S. Nations Cup teams

Karrie Rufer, 2018  winner of $100,000 Split Rock Jumping Tour Grand Prix CSI 2 at Sonoma International, Sunshine Series Grand Prix winner, Las Vegas National World Cup Qualifier and east Sacramento resident


Sacramento Mother/ Daughter duo:

Kassy Perry, mother of Kaitlin Perry and 2018 Reserve Champion CPHA Foundation medals finalist, CEO of Perry Communications Group, the largest female-owned public relations firm in Sacramento

Kaitlin Perry, 2017 NorCal Senior Medal Champion and Account Manager at Perry Communications Group . Competed for Texas Christian University’s NCAA Division 1 Women’s Equestrian Team, earning multiple All-America honors

Ticket Information:

       Admission is free except for events on Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6. On Friday, October 5, general admission tickets are $20 per adult and free for children under 17.  On Saturday, October 6, tickets are $30 per adult and $15 for children under 17. VIP seats with dinner are $150. Tickets and more information are available at or at the Murieta Equestrian Center, (916) 354-2119.