Jump For The Children Horse Show Jump for the Children’ Horse Show-benefitting Duke Children’s Hospital, earned the prestigious Heritage Competition designation from the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). The USEF is the National Governing Body for Equestrian Sport. The Heritage designation is reserved for competitions that have been established for a long period of time and have made substantial contributions toward the development and promotion of the sport within the broader community, by achieving, maintaining and promoting the equestrian ideals of sportsmanship and competition. Nationwide, only seventeen other horse shows have been awarded this honor. In 2013 ‘Jump for the Children’, celebrated thirty years of service and commitment to Duke Children’s Hospital in Durham NC, raising over $1.6 million for Duke Children’s since the horse show’s humble beginnings in 1984. ‘Jump for the Children’ Horse Show is the longest, continuously-held, annual fund-raiser for Duke Children’s. This year’s show will be held at the Gov. James B
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