Red Hill Horse Trials 2013, Tallahassee, FL – A Family Event

Red Hills Horse Trials|March 8-10, 2013 in Tallahassee, FL

Red Hills Horse Trials – A World Class Equestrian Event

Magnificent Horses, Competitive Equestrians and Horse Loving Fans

Friendly Town, TallahasseeRed Hills Horse Trials celebrating the 500th year of the arrival of first horse in the United States begins  March 8th thru 10th, at the Elinor K. Phipps Park in Tallahassee, Florida among breathtaking  scenery, well planned and groomed course designed by Hugh Lochore. Competitive riders from 10 countries and 24 States are in attendance and will compete in events such as dressage performances and cross-country races. Tallahassee, FL residents are proud to host this World-Class event for the fifteenth year!

Red Hills Capital Area kicks off the Equestrian USEA Gold Cup series, one of eight prestigious events in the United States East Coast World Cup Qualifier 2012 competition. The CIC- 3 Star Event draws a crowd, even from 24 Hours away! Great article here from EventingNation.com, “Why Travel 10,000 miles to go to an event.

Tallahassee, FL loves hosting this event, and over 16,000 spectators will most likely attend this year’s event. There’s something for the entire family. If you are looking for a chance to see this World-Class event, ticket donations are $15.00 per day or $25.00 for the three day event. These donations go to Tall Timbers Research Facility and the Elinor K. Phipps Park. Children under 12 are FREE. A $50.00 donation qualifies you for a Club membership with benefits including, newsletter, 10% discount at Red Hills Outfitter Store and a 2013 Program and Schedule of Events.

Enjoy the Educational Exhibits, and the “Avenue of Shops” featuring area vendors.

Grab your chairs, blankets, etc and head over to the Hills (Directions to Red Hills Horse Trials).

Red Hills Horse Trial 2013 Schedule

Friday, March 8, 2013

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Dressage – All Divisions

Dressage Commentaries (time to be announced – please check Order of Go for exact ride times)

Ongoing Red Hills Food Court, Red Hills Avenue of Shops, Saddlers’ Row, Exhibits

CIC Show Jumping – All three upper level divisions.

Afternoon – time to be announced

VIVA Florida 500 Exhibits – Located in VIVA Florida Tent

Saturday – MARCH 9, 2013

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (approx.) Cross Country- All Divisions – Order will be posted

Ongoing Red Hills Food Court, Red Hills Avenue of Shops, Saddlers’ Row, Exhibits

Demonstrations & Exhibitions

Environmental and Educational Displays – Tall Timbers Research Station

Northwest Florida Water Management District Tours of EKP Park

VIVA Florida 500 Exhibits – Located in VIVA Florida Tent

Kids Fun Area

Wildlife Exhibits, Pony Rides, Etc.

Autograph Session with Riders – Times and Locations to Be Announced

Sunday, – March 10, 2013

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (approx.) Stadium Jumping – Horse Trials (Reverse order of standing) National Divisions – Order will be posted

Ongoing Red Hills Food Court, Red Hills Avenue of Shops, Saddlers’ Row

VIVA Florida 500 Exhibits – Located in VIVA Florida Tent

VIVA Florida Parade of Breeds – Midday

Demonstrations & Exhibitions

Environmental and Educational Displays – Tall Timbers Research Station

Northwest Florida Water Management District Tours of EKP PARK

Kids Fun Area

Wildlife Exhibits, Pony Rides, Etc.

9:30 AM – Guided Botanical Tours and Lecture – with Jean McCully

Depart from Shuttle Station to Cross Country

11:30 AM and 1:30 PM – Elinor-Klapp Phipps Park Tour – depart from Shuttle Station to Cross Country

12:15 PM (Approximate) Presentation of Colors – Leon County Sheriffs’ Department Color Guard

Ongoing Presentation of Awards & Victory Gallops (Awarded after each National Division)

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