GAIN backs Avonmore Stables Summer Classic

GAIN backs Avonmore Stables Summer Classic

Hosted by Michelle Kenny and Rafael Sanctuary at River Lodge Equestrian in Co. Wexford the Summer Classic Series is an online studio style live showcase competition with Qualifiers scheduled for July 23rd & 30th and August 6th. The Grand Finale will be running on the 21st and 22nd of August in conjunction with the Summer Pony Classic on August 23rd. The series will be running similar classes and format to the 2019 Summer Classic Show, which was awarded Show of the Year.

Michael Phillips, Business Manager at GAIN Equine Nutrition commented: ‘GAIN Equine Nutrition are delighted to partner with River Lodge Equestrian for the Avonmore Stables Summer Classic 2020. In 2019, River Lodge won the show of the year running this new classic.’

Michelle Kenny of River Lodge Equestrian spoke about the partnership: ‘We are delighted to have GAIN come on board as the official equine nutrition partner. As a rider, I have worked with Michael Phillips for many years now and GAIN is a feed that has served us well in the yard at River Lodge and we are really looking forward to welcoming everybody to the Avonmore Stables Summer Classic Series Grand Finale on the 21st & 22nd August.

The Friday Grand Prix will be taking place at night under lights. There are plans for VIP marquee hospitality and dining with entertainment throughout the competitions and into the evening (depending on Covid-19 regulations at that time).

The Karlswood Grand Prix Series features The Hive Insurance 1.45m Grand Prix (€16,500 prize money) and the Jim Derwin Equestrian 1.35m Grand Prix, which will also incorporate the 7 & 8 year old section.

The Irish Horse Gateway Young Horse Series features the RP Stables 4 year old class and the Higgins & MBF Sport horses 5 and 6 year old class.

The Equicty Bronze Tour features the Plusvital 105cm, the Gain Equine Nutrition 115cm and the Audi 125cm.

There is an added bonus for the leading rider of the series. They will win a custom CWD Classic saddle. This has been sponsored by Equijump and CWD.

For more information please visit summerclassic.ie.