May 10, 2017

Fast Facts: 2017 Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event

By Leslie Mintz - USEA Staff
The 2016 Jersey Fresh CCI3* winners, Ryan Wood and Powell. Shannon Brinkman Photo.

The first CCI3* of 2017 gets underway this afternoon at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event in Allentown, N.J. Big changes are in store this year with a redesigned cross-country course from the new designer, Captain Mark Phillips. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event is looking forward to putting on a top quality competition.

Preview 2017 cross-country course in this great video from Jersey Fresh:

  • Four divisions are being offered this year: CCI3*, CCI2*, CIC3* and CIC2*.
  • The CIC2* is the biggest of the divisions with 31 entries. There are 16 entries in the CCI3* and CCI2*.
  • Captain Mark Phillips is taking over for John Williams who designed the cross-country course for the last 14 years.
  • Sally Ike will design the show jumping course
  • Spectators can shop at the JFI Trade Fair centrally located among the competition for the ideal shopping experience featuring equestrian wear, tack, yoga accessories, jewelry and other craftsman gifts.
  • JFI and FlyPups, JFI's 2017 charitable partner, will host a 5K Run on Sunday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on the cross-country course.
  • Admission for spectators is free on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
  • On Saturday and Sunday admission is $10 per person. Free admission is available for children under 12, 4-H, FFA, Pony Club members (with ID or pin) and military members and their dependents. Over 65 admission is $10 per person.

Competition Schedule:

  • Wednesday – 2:00 p.m.:  First horse inspection for CCI
  • Thursday – 11:00 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.:  CCI2* and CCI3* dressage
  • Friday – 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: CIC2* and CIC3* dressage
  • Saturday – 8:30 a.m. – Cross-Country
  • Sunday – 8:00 a.m. – Second horse inspection for CCI and CIC
                     10:00 a.m. – CIC2* show jumping
                     11:30 a.m. – CIC3* show jumping
                     1:30 p.m. – CCI3* show jumping
                     3:00 p.m. – CCI2* show jumping

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