By Britney Grover Only two cities in the United States have ever hosted Olympic equestrian events: Los Angeles, California, and Atlanta, Georgia, where they were held at the Georgia International Horse Park, newly constructed with the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in mind. Ever since, Atlanta and the Horse Park have been a top horse show
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August 13 th , 2013- Week I of the 2013 Atlanta Summerfest show series wrapped up on Sunday. The event took place at Chattahoochee Hills (Bouckaert Farms) in Fairburn, GA. Highlights of the week included a $2,500 USHJA National Hunter Derby taking place Friday and a $5,000 Jumper Classic which took place Saturday evening. Sponsors of the show included; Fenwick Equestrian, Dietrich Equine Insurance, Equi-Fit Inc., The Mark Lexton Collection, One K Helmets, Sidelines Magazine, The Barn Book, Gamboa Veterinary Services, and DFG Stables. Hospitality sponsors throughout the three week series providing daily hospitality, ice cream socials, and Friday and Saturday evening exhibitor’s parties include; Dr. Juan Gamboa DVM, Hillford Farm, Four Seasons Farm, New Vintage Farm, Patchwork Farm, Sidelines Magazine, Stevehaven Stables, The Barn Book, and The Tack Room, Eurimports, and Chattahoochee Hills Eventing. Confetti and Julie Curtain Julie Curtain had a banner evening Friday taking the top two spots in the USHJA National Hunter Derby. First place honors and the blue ribbon went to Mimi Wasburn’s Confetti and second place to Donna Basinger’s Miramax. Julie also took seventh place honors on Golinkski Equine, LLC’s Rainbow Road. “We’re so incredibly proud of Confetti!” said owner Mimi Washburn. “He’s come an incredibly long way in the year we’ve been at New Vintage Farm with Julie Curtin and we couldn’t be more thankful for everything she has done for us”.
May 18th, 2013 - The 2013 Atlanta Spring Challenge Horse Show kicked off on Wednesday to blue skies at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, GA. The show in its 10th year is produced by Aiken, SC based Equus Events and show manager JP Godard. The popular event is a USHJA Members Choice Award winning horse show and attracts some of the top hunter and jumper talent from across the country.