Announcing New Founders Club Members & the New Leading Gold Tour Rider Award, presented by Club Hípico La Silla
Written by CRM
Thursday, 28 March 2019 22:00

Blenheim EquiSports is delighted to welcome the newest member of the 2019 Founders Club: Club Hípico La Silla & Alfonso Romo, Jr.


After years spent building its world-renowned horse breeding program, La Silla is once again poised to host the highest level of international competition on its gorgeous grass arenas at Club Hípico La Silla.

We are pleased to announce that thanks to the generous sponsorship of Club Hípico La Silla, Blenheim EquiSports will present a special award to the leading rider of the Gold Tour

Blenheim Spring Classic II, FEI CSI3* - Gold Tour

  • $7,500 1.45m Gold Tour Power & Speed - Thursday, March 28, 2019

  • $40,000 1.50m Gold Tour Speed Stake - Friday, March 29, 2019

  • $100,000 1.50m Gold Tour Grand Prix - Sunday, March 31, 2019

Showpark Ranch & Coast, FEI CSI2* - Gold Tour

  • $10,000 1.45m Gold Tour Power & Speed - Wednesday, May 8, 2019

  • $36,000 1.45m Gold Tour Speed Stake - Thursday, May 9, 2019

  • $75,000 1.50m Gold Tour Grand Prix - Saturday, May 11, 2019

The award will be presented to the rider winning the most prize money in the six classes of the Gold Tour, best result per class only to count

The Blenheim EquiSports Gold Tour Leading Rider will be given an opportunity to experience Monterrey, Mexico, in style, when Club Hípico La Silla hosts its two fall CSI3* events, October 30 - November 3 & November 6-10, 2019.

The winner will receive the following:

  • $5,000 towards travel expenses for both horse & rider

  • Complimentary lodging for the rider at both shows

  • Complimentary stall for 1 horse at both shows

  • Free entries for 1 horse at both shows

This offer is not transferable for riders; however, the rider may choose to bring any horse.

Blenheim EquiSports extends its sincere gratitude to Alfonso Romo, Jr. and Club Hípico La Silla for their sponsorship and wishes the best of luck to all the Gold Tour riders!

The Founders Club is a group of passionate equestrians dedicated to raising the level of the sport on the West Coast.

Click here to learn about the Founder's Club.

Press release provided by Blenheim EquiSports.