March 6, 2012 -- Running for the first time since 2008, the USEF National Show Jumping Championship format has been reorganized and will run concurrently with the 2012 USEF Selection Trials for the US Show Jumping Team March 21-24, 2012. This competition will take place at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Fla. Veteran rider Margie Engle (Wellington, Fla.) was the last winner of the competition?in 2008 and she is expected to return to try to defend her title.
This championship will run on March 21, 22 and 24, with the 23rd being a rest day. The complete prize list and schedule is available here: http://www.usef.org/documents/highPerformance/showJumping/OGPrizeList.pdf.
It is a chance to see the best show jumping horses and riders in the country while they vie for a national title and a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team. Follow them on course to London 2012.
The National Championship and Selection Trials will be available LIVE on the USEF Network presented by SmartPak: ?http://usefnetwork.com/featured/2012JumpingNationalChampionshipandSelectionTrial.
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