Prize List Now Online for Country Heir I & II

Courtney Calcagnini and Bowie. Photo by Anne Gittens Photography.

Courtney Calcagnini and Bowie. Photo by Anne Gittens Photography.

Lexington, KY– April 12, 2017 – Country Heir I & II is set for another stellar two weeks at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky June 7-18. The Premier AA competition, World Championship Hunter Rider and Level 5 Jumper event offers nearly half of $1 million in prize money and a commitment to a high-quality exhibitor experience. The top-notch show has become a summer favorite for the best and brightest of the hunter /jumper community.

Click here to download the 2017 prize list or for more information go to: and


The Country Heir I & II prize list is now online.

The Country Heir I & II prize list is now online.

The management of Country Heir I & II understands what matters to exhibitors. Details like landscaping, hospitality, first-class judges and course designers are the focus. It boils down to customer excellence. Country Heir is horse showing at its finest.

In 2016, the Hospitality Pavilion, located between the Stonelea and Claiborne Arenas, drew rave reviews and is planned again in 2017. The hospitality package includes six tickets for two weeks of breakfast served each morning. Snacks and drinks will be available throughout the day and in the afternoon, appetizers, wine and beer will be served. The package price is $1,800. Your name or logo on scoreboards, public address announcements and your provided banner in the ring are also included at no additional cost.

Click here for the sponsorship form.

Margie Engle and Abunola. Photo by Anne Gittens Photography.

Margie Engle and Abunola. Photo by Anne Gittens Photography.

Highlights of the two weeks include:

  • Two $30,000 USHJA International Hunter Derbies
  • Three Grand Prix events at $25,000, $30,000 and $40,000
  • $10,000 USHJA National Derby
  • New Equitation Day on Tuesday, June 13 offers three chances at Big Eq classes during the show
  • $10,000 Joey Darby Pre-Green Challenge
  • Local Day ring on Tuesday, June 13
  • WCHR Event Week II
  • Separate $10,000 Child & Adult Jumper Classics each week
  • USHJA Pony Derby and separate pony hunter classics by height
  • Donkey Races & Barbecue
  • Sunday Brunch
  • Grand Prix & Derby Parties
  • Hospitality Pavilion

    We look forward to seeing you in June at Country Heir I & II.

Fast Facts


Country Heir I & II is a two-week Premier AA Hunter and Jumper competition, World Championship Hunter Rider Event and Level 5 Jumper event. The popular competition is widely recognized for its customer excellence, attention to detail and fun. Country Heir I & II attracts some of the finest horses and competitors from around the world.

Wednesday, June 7 through Sunday, June 18

Kentucky Horse Park,
4089 Iron Works Parkway,
Lexington, KY 40511
Phone (859) 233-4303, Toll Free (800) 678-8813, Fax (859) 254-0253
General Park Information -
Click here for Kentucky Horse Park Map/Stabling Locations:

Frankie Stark, Owner,
Julie Agar, Secretary,
JP Bordeleau, Co-Manager,
Tucker Ericson, Co-Manager, or (908) 303-1956
Leslie Sullivan, Sponsorship/Hospitality, or (908) 305-0540

Click here for the Sponsorship/Hospitality Form
Sanctioned by:
United States Equestrian Federation
United States Hunter Jumper Association
Show Jumping Hall of Fame
Kentucky Hunter Jumper Association
Ohio Hunter Jumper Association
Ohio Professional Horsemen's Association
Indiana Hunter Jumper Association
Middle Tennessee Hunter Jumper Association
Missouri Hunter Jumper Organization
Western Pennsylvania Professional Horsemen's Association
Wisconsin Hunter Jumper Association