Devon, PA – May 25, 2011 – The Brandywine Valley Summer Series horse shows presented by Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) is pleased to announce that Johnson Horse Transportation is one of this year’s top sponsors. Johnson Horse Transportation is one of the countries leading shipping companies, and specializes in shipping to all horse shows and competitions, from one-day shows to series of shows. The Brandywine Valley Summer Series will be held at the prestigious Devon Show Grounds, June 29-July 3, 2011, and July 6-10, 2011, with a local day of competition on Monday July 11, 2011. The event features a full array of hunter/jumper events for horses and riders.
Johnson Horse Transportation, Inc. has been in business for over 20 years, and has been a member of the National Horse Carriers Association since 1999. The company has built a reputation for reliability and promptness. They work with their customers daily to accommodate every need, answer all questions, and in the end, exceed their expectations. Johnson Horse Transportation, Inc. has set the highest standards and strives to make their customers feel at ease and take the pressure off of shipping their horses. The company has built its winning reputation through their dedicated, cherished customers and outstanding services.
“We want to sponsor all good, positive horse shows,” noted Johnson Horse Transportation Founder DJ Johnson. “With Louise Serio involved, I can promise you it’s going to be a good horse show. It’s held in a great facility at Devon and there are a lot of hunter people that are already booked to go there. We have a ton of horses scheduled for the horse shows, and we always like to support the horse shows that support us as much as that horse show is going to.”
Johnson added, “We wanted to be a part of something that was close to home. There is a lot of talk about the horse show; there are a lot of people that are excited about going there. I think it’s something fresh and crisp and new and exciting, and who wouldn’t want to be a part of that?”
Each week, the competition will features a $3,000 Johnson Horse Transportation USHJA National Hunter Derby held under the lights on Saturday. The hunter divisions at the Brandywine Valley Summer Series offer over $100,000 in prize money over the two weeks, and will range from the professional hunters to the pony hunters.
Another highlight event will be a $10,000 Mini Prix, held each week, for all jumper riders to showcase their talented mounts. The first week benefits the Chester County Food Bank, and the second week benefits Canine Partners for Life.
With over $49,000 in prize money over the two weeks, the jumper classes at the Brandywine Valley Summer Series presented by THIS will also feature highlight events for all levels, from Open Jumpers to Child/Adult Jumpers.
Exhibitors, sponsors, and guests can find out more information about the Brandywine Valley Summer Series presented by THIS, or download a copy of the prize list, by visiting http://brandywinevalleysummerseries.com. The event is led by top rider Louise Serio with Co-Chairs Jennifer Burger and Gillian Grant, while Mike Rheinheimer will run the horse show management.
For more information about Johnson Horse Transportation, please visit www.johnsonhorsetransportation.com.
Photo Credit: The Brandywine Valley Summer Series prize list is now available online. Photo By: Missy Kennedy Photography. Photograph may be used only in relation to this PMG press release.
BRANDYWINE VALLEY SUMMER SERIES PRESENTED BY THIS FAST FACTS:
WHAT: An exciting ‘AA’ hunter/jumper/equitation horse show presented by THIS benefitting the Chester County Food Bank and Canine Partners for Life.
WHEN: Week I: June 29-July 3, 2011 and Week II: July 6-10, 2011.
WHERE: The prestigious Devon Show Grounds in Devon, PA.
• $10,000 Chester County Food Bank Mini Prix
• $10,000 Canine Partners for Life Mini Prix
• $3,000 Johnson Horse Transportation National Hunter Derby each week
• $3,500 High Jr/AO M&T Jumper Classic
• $2,500 Low Jr/AO M&T Jumper Classic
The mission of our show is to provide 'AA' quality competition that highlights the participation of our local community. The opportunity to include Canine Partners for Life and the Chester County Food Bank as beneficiaries ties directly to that goal.
Louise Serio – Chair of the Horse Show Committee - (610) 636-0678
Jennifer Burger – Co-Chair/Sponsorship – 716-830-8544
Gillian Grant – Co-Chair/Exhibitor & Event Information – (302) 427-9622
Blair Balmer – Vendors - firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Walton – Marketing & Press – (561) 753-3389
Mike Rheinheimer – Horse Show Manager - email@example.com
Wendy Twing – Volunteer Coordinator – (610) 547-2658
From Philadelphia International Airport:
Follow signs to I-95 South and follow I-95 South approximately 5 miles. Merge onto I-476 North via exit 7 toward Plymouth Meeting. Follow I-476 North for approximately 13 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.
From the Northeast:
Follow I-95 South. Look for I-476 approximately 5 miles South of the Philadelphia International Airport. Merge onto I-476 North via exit 7 toward Plymouth Meeting. Follow I-476 North for approximately 13 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.
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Follow I-95 North toward Philadelphia. Once you’ve crossed into Delaware, keep right and take I-495 North via exit 5D toward Port of Wilmington / Philadelphia. Follow for I-495 North and remerge onto I-95 North (Crossing into Pennsylvania). Follow I-95 North to I-476 North. Take I-476 N via exit 7 toward Plymouth Meeting. Follow I-476 North for approximately 13 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.
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Follow the Schuylkill Expressway / I-76 West to I-476 South. Merge onto I-476 South via exit 331A on the left toward Chester. Follow I-476 South for approximately 2 miles to exit 13, US-30. Turn left onto US-30 West. Follow US-30 West for approximately 3 miles and the Devon Horse Show will be on your left.
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Follow the Pennsylvania Turnpike / I-76 E toward Philadelphia. Take exit 326 toward Valley Forge. Stay in right lane after the tolls. Merge onto US-202 South via exit 328A toward West Chester. Follow US-202 South for approximately 2 miles. Take the PA-252 North exit toward Devon. Make a left onto Valley Forge Road / PA-252. Continue to follow Valley Forge Road for approximately .5 miles and make a slight right turn onto Devon State Road. Follow Devon State road for approximately 1 mile until you reach a dead end. Make a left onto Old Lancaster Road and then an immediate right onto Waterloo Road. Turn left on to Lancaster Avenue / US-30 East and the Devon Horse Show will be on your right within .2 miles.
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