August 17, 2010 -- Equestrian Life will once again provide a free, live streaming broadcast of the $100,000 2010 Chronicle of the Horse/U.S. Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) International Hunter Derby Finals. As the event's Official Media Partner, Equestrian Life will make the competition available to equestrians across the country. The International Hunter Derby Finals will be held August 20-21, 2010, in the new indoor arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.
EquestrianLife.com will provide a free, live streaming broadcast and expert commentary of the event with Olympic gold medalist Melanie Smith Taylor and Equestrian Life's own R. Scot Evans to web viewers worldwide via an exclusive International Hunter Derby Finals page at www.equestrianlife.com/derby.
"We are excited to offer a free, live streaming broadcast again. The Hunter Derby is a marquee event in our industry and the Finals showcase the best of the best. The interest generated by the live feed last year reinforced that it is important to provide an opportunity for all members and enthusiasts to witness this event," said Whitney Allen, USHJA Director of Marketing & Communications.
Live coverage will begin at 8 a.m. ET on Friday, August 20 and will include all 75 competitors along with the opening xeremonies. On Saturday, August 21, coverage of the top 25 will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET with the opening ceremonies, and the third round of the top 12 horses will start at approximately 8 p.m. ET.
For more information on the Hunter Derby Finals, visit www.ushja.org/ihd.