Chicago Equestrians for a Cause

July 29, 2013

We are LOVING this fabulous ad created by Flair Designeryfor the Chicago Hunter Derby! You can see it in Chicago magazine. You can learn more about this FABULOUS two day event that supports three very worthwhile charities, including the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation Associates Board...Fabulous fashions (courtesy of Barrington Saddlery!), amazing horses jumping beautifully built obstacles, shopping, raffles, auctions, children's activities and absolutely delicious food + champagne! What more could you want!? We are so happy to be a part of this event and look forward to working with Hall's Rental ServiceExquisite Designs Chicago and Angel's Envy Bourbon - who will be mixing mint julep's and bourbon punch on Sunday!

To purchase VIP tickets or make a donation, visit or call Leslie K. Mangan, Executive Coordinator & USHJA Foundation Administrator at 859-225-6704.


With the generous sponsorship of Canadian Pacific, Abba Vet Supply, Barrington Saddlery and others, Chicago Equestrians for a Cause is able to present “A Day in the Country” featuring the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby and the $5,000 National Hunter Derby, September 7-8, 2013 at Annali Farm in Antioch, IL. The proceeds for the event will benefit three charities this year; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, The United States Hunter Jumper Association Foundation, and the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation

For Saturday, September 7th, general seating is available along with a lunch by Chef Paul, to take in the $5,000 National Derby, presented by ABBA Vet Supply, and the first round of the $50,000 International Derby, sponsored by Canadian Pacific. The National Derby will begin around 10:00 am and the International Derby will start at approximately 2:00pm. In lieu of tickets, a suggested donation of $25.00 will be accepted at the door to benefit the three charities.

The USHJA International Hunter Derby final round on Sunday, September 8th, offers VIP tickets only. Spectators may enjoy “A Day in the Country” which includes bar, appetizers and a luncheon by Chef Paul catering in the ticket price. Angel's Envy Bourbon will have a mixologist and bar, mixing mint juleps and bourbon punch during the luncheon.

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