Olympians to Compete for more than $225,000 at
High Prairie Farms
COOlympians from as far away as Mexico and Ireland will
converge on the Colorado Horse Park at High Prairie Farms in July.
They will join local athletes and others from around the country
as they vie for more than $225,000 in prize money in three grand
prix show jumping events.
highlight of the events is the AGA $60,000 Grand Prix of Denver
presented by Dillards and Ariat held on July 19. Defending champion
Tracy Fenney returns this year to attempt to retain her title.
Fenney is currently ranked number one in the MASCUP standings
and has had an amazing spring, winning three $50,000 grand prix
in Ocala, Florida.
Compete for $225,000 at High Prairie Farms Grand Prix.
Photo by Horse and Ryder
defending champion returns to Parker as well. Lorenza OFarrill
won the Rocky Mountain Grand Prix last year. OFarrill, who
travels to High Prairie all the way from Mexico, has been a World
Championship Team member, top ten at the World Cups Finals and
qualified for the Olympic Games. She will attempt to defend her
title in the AGA $40,000 Rocky Mountain Grand Prix presented by
American Sport Horse Stables on July 12.
first grand prix of the circuit is the $25,000 High Prairie Grand
Prix on July 5. This MASCUP event is just in its second year,
but has already become a competitive class.
$100,000 bonus is offered to the horse and rider and combination
to win all three grand prix. Although no one has so far succeeded
in claiming the bonus, a couple of have come really close. Will
this be the year?
are welcomed at each grand prix. Tickets are just $10 for adults
and $5 for children under 12. The events begin at 5:30 p.m. on
July 5 and 12 with opening ceremonies beginning at 5:00 p.m. on
July 19. Tickets are available to all three events by calling
303-841-5550 or at the gate. VIP tickets, which include dinner,
on July 19, are $100. Parking is free. Snacks and dinner are available
on the grounds.
a complete schedule of upcoming events check out www.highprairiefarms.com