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Windsor Show Stables sponsors Classic Hunter Derby Week II of the Atlanta Fall Classics Nov 03, 2018

Windsor Stables Sponsors Classic Hunter Derby Week II of Atlanta Fall Classics
For Immediate Release: November 2, 2018
(Conyers, Georgia)

The Classic Company is pleased to announce that Windsor Stables of Alpharetta, Georgia, will be sponsoring the Classic Hunter Derby Week II of the Atlanta Fall Classics.

Windsor Stables is a boarding and training facility that also sells top hunter and jumper prospects. Head trainer, Michael Leon, originally from California, is known throughout the industry as a leading hunter and jumper rider with wins at the top shows ranging from the pre-greens to International Hunter Derbies to Grand Prix. He trains many amateur owner adult riders and rides clients’ horses to top placings regularly at the top hunter jumper events in the country. Windsor Stables' focus is a program tailored towards the goal oriented rider at all levels. They offer lesson, lease and full-training options. No matter what age or skill level, Windsor Stables’ only requirement is a passion and a goal to do your best, whether that is a National Grand Championship, or simply enjoy learning at home.

“We are delighted to sponsor this Derby at the Atlanta Fall Classic. It’s always a fun class. Bob Bell and the entire Classic Company team do an excellent job producing shows and offering Derbies like this that showcase top horses and riders,” said Michael Leon.

“We are very thankful for Windsor Stables’ support of our Atlanta Fall Classics and one of our most popular classes, the Classic Hunter Derby,” said Bob Bell, President of Classic Company. “We look forward to seeing everyone at our last show of the year,” he added.

If you haven’t yet entered for the Atlanta Fall Classics, what are you waiting for? The show starts Thursday, November 8th and runs through November 18th.

In addition to the two Classic Hunter Derbies, there will be two $15,000 1.25 m jumper classics presented by EMO offered during the Atlanta Fall Classics.

Week II features the USHJA Zone 4 Handy Hunter Challenge Finals:

• 1001 $2,000 Zone 4 Children’s & Adult Amateur Handy Hunter Finals
• 1002 $1,000 Zone 4 Children’s Handy Hunter Pony Finals

Have you qualified? There is no entry fee for those who have qualified. 
Please click here for more information on the 2018 Zone 4 Handy Hunter Challenge Specifications.

Week II also includes:

* Zone 4 Equitation Finals
* Classic Adult and Children’s Equitation Finals 2’6 
* Classic Company Circuit Awards

Added Highlights: 

The Barry Lane Jumper Classics will be held over both weekends offering four classes with the same $25,000 in prize money. The classes are at 1.10 meter and will be held on Saturday and Sunday each week.  

Queen Sales, the provider of feed and bedding in Conyers, will also offer rider bonus money during Week II. There will be $2,000 for the Leading Child/Adult Jumper Rider, $2,000 for the Leading Jr/AO Rider and $1,500 to the Leading Classic Derby Rider, all based on Championship points over the two weeks.

We’ll see you at the ring!
Olympic Venue Provides Backdrop to Unbridled Excitement!
Held at the Georgia International Horse Park, home to the 1996 Olympics, riders have the opportunity to compete in the Olympic arena and ride for some of the top prize money offered this fall. With more than $200,000 in prize money offered, world-class stabling and facilities, top show management staff and a division for everyone in your barn, there is no better place to be in November. From the jumper ring to the short stirrup arena, each competition ring is highly decorated and staffed with top-notch, friendly professional show staff. 
The Gulf Coast Winter Classic Returns February 13th -March 31st!
Set sail for the Gulf! The Gulf Coast Winter Classic Circuit in Gulfport, Mississippi kicks off on February 13 through March 31 on the Mississippi Gulf Coast where the grass is always greener! World class grass turf Grand Prix field hailed as the best in the US and compared to Spruce Meadows. 
Permanent stabling, complimentary riders’ lounges, exhibitor appreciation parties and a million dollars in cash and awards up for grabs! Be sure to add the Gulf Coast Winter Classic Circuit to your show calendar today!
The prize list will be available soon, so be sure to sign up for our online prize list email list.
For more information about the show, contact

Exciting sponsorship opportunities are available for our upcoming 2019 Gulf Coast and Classic Company show season, so call Lisa Davis Engel at 908-310-6248 or email her. If you are interested in purchasing a program ad, please contact Drew Coster..
About the Classic Company 
The Classic Company’s philosophy is to offer an event for every level of rider and horse. From lead line to Olympic level grand prix competition, from seasoned veteran horse and rider team to a first time horse show experience, the Classic Company offers competition that provides the competitor substantial prize money, award-winning facilities and courses, quality competition and the best customer service in the industry.
Service is what sets the Classic Company apart from other horse shows. Consistently awarded the USHJA's Member Choice Award for providing excellent customer-friendly competitions, the Classic Company provides champion service from in-gates to show office at all its venues. Top competition with an emphasis on southern hospitality is their hallmark and the reason thousands prefer to compete at Classic Company produced events each year. All press and sponsorship inquiries should be directed to Lisa Davis Engel. All program ad requests should be submitted to Drew Coster.
1412 Old McDonough Hwy
Conyers, GA 30094

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, make Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Conyers/Atlanta Area hotel, near Georgia International Horse Park, your home base for exploring the Atlanta area. Located off Interstate 25, our pet-friendly hotel is minutes from the best Conyers and Atlanta attractions. We serve a free continental breakfast each morning, and offer free Wi-Fi Internet access so you can check directions or catch up on email before you head out. When you return, park your car or oversized-vehicle in our ample free lot and head to our seasonal outdoor pool for a swim. Our on-site fitness center makes it easy to squeeze in a workout on the go. We offer non-smoking and handicapped-accessible rooms as well as suites, and kids 17 an under stay free with an adult.
1164 Dogwood Dr
Conyers, GA 30012

You'll get more of the value you want when travelling to Conyers, GA by staying at the pet-friendly Quality Inn® hotel near Georgia International Horse Park.
High speed internet, fitness center, complimentary hot breakfast and outdoor pool all in close proximity to the Georgia International Horse Park and the Atlanta Classics!
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