Middleburg, VA – May 21, 2012 – The first leg of the all new Taylor Harris Insurance Services $200,000 Triple Crown Challenge, America’s richest rider bonus, is set for lift off just days from now at the legendary Devon Horse Show and Country Fair.
This unique challenge offers a spectacular $200,000 top prize for any show jumping rider that can put together back to back to back wins on the same horse at three of the nation’s most prestigious grand prix events.
The first event of the Taylor Harris Triple Crown Challenge, the $100,000 Wells Fargo Grand Prix of Devon, takes place in Devon, Pennsylvania, on Thursday evening, May 31, 2012. Rider registration is required; forms are available in the Devon Horse Show Office.
“The industry buzz for this new challenge has been incredible,” said Michael Taylor, the President of Taylor Harris Insurance Services. “The riders I’ve spoken with know how difficult this will be, but they are grateful for the big reward if they can get the job done.”
The three events chosen for the Triple Crown Challenge are the top three shows from the North American Riders Group (NARG) 2011 rankings.
“The Taylor Harris Triple Crown Challenge is an exciting addition to United States show jumping,” stated NARG Executive Director Jennifer Markee. “NARG is thrilled that Taylor Harris Insurance chose the top 3 rated horse shows in North America from the NARG top 25 of 2011 for its rider challenge. Clearly Taylor Harris is committed to improving show jumping in North America by creating this opportunity.”
Following the $100,000 Wells Fargo Grand Prix of Devon, the second leg happens at the $250,000 FTI Grand Prix & FEI World Cup™ Qualifier on Sunday, September 2, 2012 and the third jewel of the Triple Crown Challenge will be contested at the $250,000 Alltech Grand Prix at the Alltech National Horse Show on Saturday, November 3, 2012. Rider Registration is required, forms are available at the Devon Horse Show Office.
Taylor, Harris Insurance Services (THIS) was founded in 1987 to provide specialized insurance for all types of equine risk.
Whether the needs are straightforward or complex, for one horse or many, Taylor Harris works with their clients to make sure they are equipped with the insurance coverage that's right for each individual case. THIS places all policies with the highest rated and most secure insurance carriers, which are also selected for their prompt and reliable claims settlement.
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