2012 Chicago Hunter Derby Thanks Generous Sponsors for Another Successful Event

Antioch, IL – September 19, 2012 – Chicago Equestrians for a Cause would like to thank the many generous sponsors of its Fourth Annual Chicago Hunter Derby presented by CN. The two-day event was held at Annali Farm in Antioch, IL, on September 8-9, 2012, and featured both national and international hunter derby classes. All proceeds from the weekend will benefit The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago as well as the USHJA Foundation and the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation. Read More

Chicago Hunter Derby 2012

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Come along for the ride with Candace as she travels to Annali Farms in Antioch for the 4th AnnualChicago Hunter Derby. This annual event held by Chicago Equestrians for a Cause benefits charities such as the Children’s Hospital of ChicagoUSHJA Foundation, & University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation. While being for charity, it also is a place for riders to showcase their skills for a $50,000 prize, which this year went to Jennifer Alfano riding Jersey Boy. Congratulations to everyone involved on an outstanding event!

Chicago Equestrians for a Cause

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On a clear, crisp, Sunday morning I ventured out into Lake County with its tree – lined country roads and picturesque horse farms ….

The special occasion was the $50,000 USHJA Hunter Derby at Annali Farm (in Antioch, IL), a recognized event of the USHJA Hunter Derby series. The sophisticated horseback riding community gathered for the 4th Annual “A Day in the Country.” Continue Reading

Chicago Hunter Derby event details and riding fashions

Antioch, IL – September 10, 2012 – The fourth annual Chicago Hunter Derby was a huge success this weekend with two days of top hunter competition at Annali Farm in Antioch, IL. Held on September 8 and 9, 2012, the Chicago Hunter Derby helps raise money for charity through the philanthropic group Chicago Equestrians for a Cause. All proceeds from the weekend will benefit The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago as well as the USHJA Foundation and the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation. Read More

Jersey Boy Can’t Be Beat In Chicago

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When you’re hot, you’re hot, and these days it seems like Jersey Boy simply can’t be beat. Fresh off their win at the $100,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby Finals (Ky.), the derby specialist and Jen Alfano scored a wire-to-wire finish for owner Susie Schoellkopf at the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby at the CN Chicago Hunter Derby. Not to be outdone, Alfano’s other mount, Miss Lucy, jumped to second, with Peter Pletcher’s brand new ride Savvy taking third for Ashley Cross. Continue Reading