NEW!! Texas Hunter Breeding SIRE Enrollment Program Brought to you by the Super Series Group NEW! Super Series Group Website ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Promote Your Sire and Be Eligible to Earn Bonuses in the Texas Hunter Breeding SIRE Enrollment Program After three successful years producing the Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Series, the Super Series Group partners have recently introduced the Texas Hunter Breeding Super Series. Marrying the benefits of both programs is the NEW Texas Hunter Breeding SIRE Enrollment Program, where enrolled sires become eligible for bonuses based on the placings of eligible get at the Texas Hunter Breeding and Texas Pre-Green Final Championships. In an effort to promote Hunter and Jumper breeding in Texas and throughout the United States, the Super Series Group will promote enrolled stallions via their website, e-newsletters, and social media outlets from the time of enrollment through the end of the program season. Stallion bonuses will be paid to the nominators of the sires of top four eligible offspring in the Texas Pre-Green Final Championship. In addition, nominators of sires of top two eligible offspring in each class of the Texas Hunter Breeding Final Championship will be awarded bonuses. Stallion owners are encouraged to suggest program enrollment for their offspring, as enrollment will serve as a benefit to both sire and offspring. Click Here for more information on www.superseriesgroup.com
Super Series Group Launches New Website!
In an effort to further their mission to promote and grow the Hunter industry in Texas and throughout the United States through programs designed to increase interest, profitability, and participation, the Super Series Group recently launched an all-inclusive headquarters for information and results of their projects, www.superseriesgroup.com.
Producers of the Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Series, Texas Hunter Breeding Super Series, and Texas Hunter Sire Enrollment Program, the Super Series Group is composed of Hunter industry participants Patrick Rodes, Colleen McQuay, Pauline Cook, and Peter Pletcher. The group looks forward to sharing their passion for Hunter and Jumper industry growth with their participants, supporters, and fans. Stay up-to-date by visiting the website often! Sponsorships of both the Texas Hunter Breeding and Texas Pre-Green Programs are available, as well as for our Championship event. Contact Patrick Rodes or Colleen McQuay for details .
2015 Texas Hunter Breeding Participating Shows: Pin Oak I & II, March 17-29 Spring Gathering, March 31-April 4 The Show Jumping Classic, May 13-17 The Southwest Classic, May 20-24 The Texas Sport Horse Cup, Sept. 2-6 The Texas Rose Classic, Sept. 9-13 The Southwest Showdown, Sept. 17-20 Fall Fun, Oct. 8-11 Great Southwest Autumn Classic, Nov. 4-8 The Final Chase, Nov. 11-15 $15,000 Texas Hunter Breeding Final Championship ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
2015 Texas Pre-Green Participating Shows: Blue Ribbon Winter Festival, Jan. 14-18 Winter Warm-Up, Jan. 21-25 Great Southwest Winter Series I-IV, Jan. 28-Feb. 22 Pin Oak I & II, March 17-29 Spring Gathering, March 31-April 4 The Texas Shoot-Out, April 22-26 The Lone Star Round Up II, April 29- May 3 The Show Jumping Classic, May 13-17 The Southwest Classic, May 20-24 The Texas Sport Horse Cup, Sept. 2-6 The Texas Rose Classic, Sept. 9-13 The Southwest Showdown, Sept. 17-20 Fall Fun, Oct. 8-11 Brittania Farm Fall "A", Oct. 15-18 Dallas Harvest, Oct. 28-Nov. 1 Great Southwest Autumn Classic, Nov. 4-8 The Final Chase, Nov. 11-15 $25,000 Added Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Final
Horses Enrolled in the Texas Pre-Green program will be eligible for Stake Classes held throughout the year as well as the annual Final Championship and Year EndAwards. To allow for maximum flexibility and development of the Pre-Green horse, horses will be allowed to compete in either height category at all shows, including the Final Championship. 22 Stake Classes held throughout the year will each pay a minimum of $2,500.00 in prize money plus $75.00 per horse added back. While many of the Texas Pre-Green participating shows will be dual-approved with the USHJA National Pre-Green Incentive Program, separate enrollment in each program is required for entry. The Texas Pre-Green Final Championship will pay a guaranteed minimum of $25,000 plus 50% of entry fees added back and will be open to all enrolled horses. Year End Awards will be based on Total Money Won, and will be awarded to leading riders, leading owners, and leading horses for the series. Take 2 Second Career Thoroughbred Incentive will again sponsor a bonus to the leading Thoroughbred in the series. Thoroughbreds must be verified on paper or by tattoo. IMPORTANT! 2015 Texas Hunter Breeding Program enrollment is available to all horses of the appropriate ages, and is not limited to Texas residents. Final Championship Details: Conducted In Accordance With HU106.3 Class 306 Fences: 3'0", 3'3" Entry Fee $250 (50% of entry fees added back to prize money) (*see payout schedule below) Pre Green Horses must be enrolled for the Texas Pre Green Super Stake Series in order to be eligible. The $25,000 + added Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Final Stake will run in a 2 round format for all horses enrolled in the Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Series. To be judged on performance, soundness, suitability and manners. To be scored under the open numeric system. Ties in the first round will go to the second round. Each round to count 50% of the total score; composite scores determine the winners. Formal attire in accordance with HU146.12 and GR 801.2. Super Series Group reserves the right to take additional horses to the finals. Super Series Group and Final Chase Management reserve the right to make changes for the benefit of this event. *Enrollment and Entry will remain open until 10:00 a.m. the day of the Super Stake Final. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Texas Hunter Breeding Program Enrollment: January 1 through July 31, 2015: Yearlings: $250 Two Year-olds: $350 Four Year-olds: $450 Beginning August 1, 2015 through Final Championship: Yearlings: $450 Two Year-olds: $550 Four Year-olds: $650 **Visit the horse show office at a participating show or contact Terri Irrer at 313-310-2106 or firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll!
Horses Enrolled in the Texas Hunter Breeding program will be eligible to earn points in participating Classes held throughout the year as well as participate in the annual Final Championship and earn Year End Awards. Hunter Breeding Classes held throughout the year at participating events will each count equally toward year-end awards for horses and owners. 10 points will be awarded at each show for Best Young Horse, and 5 points will be awarded at each show for Reserve Best Young Horse. The Texas Hunter Breeding Final Championship will pay a guaranteed minimum of $15,000 plus 50% of entry fees added back and will be open to all enrolled horses. The Final Championship will consist of four separate classes: Yearlings on-the-line, Two Year-Olds on-the-line, Three Year-Olds on-the-line, and Three Year-Olds in the Freestyle Performance Class. More details to follow. Year End Awards will be based on Total Points Earned, and will be awarded to leading horses and leading owners for the series. Enrolled sires will be eligible for bonuses based on placings at both the Texas Pre-Green and Texas Hunter Breeding Final Championship events. Bonuses will be paid to the sires of the top four placing eligible offspring in the Texas Pre-Green Final Championship and the top two placing eligible offspring in each of four Texas Hunter Breeding Final Championship classes.
IMPORTANT! 2015 Texas Hunter Breeding Program enrollment is available to all horses of the appropriate ages, and is not limited to Texas residents. Texas Hunter Breeding Final Championship Details: Entry Fee $250 (50% of entry fees added back to prize money) All horses participating in the Texas Super Series Group's programs must be enrolled. Sire nominators will be required to verify parentage as needed. Sire name will be required for Hunter Breeding and Pre-Green enrollment. Please stay tuned for more information. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
There's An App For That! Download "Southbound Showday" app on your smart phone click on the SSG logo to have instant access to Texas Pre-Green Standings and Enrollment Lists! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~