The Walls Horse Trials To Host Eventing World Cup Qualifier
MAMarch 15, 2004The Over Walls Horse Trials will host
the final Qualifier for the 2004 Eventing World Cup at Great Meadowbrook
Farm in Hardwick, MA, July 30 August 1, 2004.
World Cup Qualifier at Over The Walls will be last of four held
in the United States in 2004 in which the nations best eventing
horses and riders will compete for the right to represent the United
States at the 2004 Eventing World Cup Finals held in Pau, France
on October 20-24. The qualifier at Over The Walls will follow the
first two qualifiers held at Galway Downs in Temecula, CA, and Red
Hills Horse Trials in Tallahassee, FL, in March and the third held
in July at The Event at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, MT.
are honored to host the final Eventing World Cup Qualifier at this
years Over The Walls, said Torrance Watkins, the 1984
Olympic team Gold Medalist. Watkins, along with her partner Erik
Fleming, designs and organizes the Over The Walls Horse Trials at
their central Massachusetts farm. Itll be a real treat
for spectators, giving them the opportunity to see the worlds
top horses and riders compete.
the Eventing World Cup Qualifier, the 2004 Over The Walls Horse
Trials will again feature the National Advanced Horse Trials Championship
in which this countrys best eventers vie for the prestigious
Jack Le Goff Trophy, as well as a United States Eventing Association
(USEA) Gold Cup Series event and seven other Advanced, Preliminary
and Young Rider divisions.
are invited to enjoy a day of fun while experiencing the thrill
of a sport that showcases the bravery and talent of the worlds
most amazing equine athletes and celebrates the unique partnership
between horse and rider. Over The Walls Horse Trials demonstrates
firsthand why more and more spectators are showing up each year
to experience the excitement of one of the nations fastest
growing equestrian sports.
addition to witnessing world-class horses and riders galloping over
green fields overlooking the beautiful Town of Hardwick, spectators
at the 2004 Over The Walls Horse Trials can enjoy shopping at the
events trade fair. Vendors will be on hand, offering gifts
for home, people, and pets, horse supplies, tack and equipment,
and everything for the horse enthusiast.
Over The Walls Horse Trials is open to the public with free admission
and a parking charge of only $5.00 per car that benefits Windrush
Farm Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
information on the Over The Walls Horse Trials is available by visiting
the official website at www.overthewalls.com or by calling Erik
Fleming or Torrance Watkins at 413-477-0040.