This equestrian triathlon presents a prime opportunity for top eventing riders to kick start their competition season, and to welcome the public to an exciting fast-paced equestrian event.
Relive all the excitement on the Horse & Country + TV Network
Friday, March 5th - Morning
Dressage (H&C, USEF Network)
7:30am - 2:30pm EST
Friday, March 5th - Evening
Show Jumping presented by Jack Wetzel
(H&C, USEF Network)
3:30pm - 5:30pm EST
Saturday, March 6th - Afternoon
Cross-Country presented by City of Aiken
(Exclusively on H&C)
2:30pm - 5:00pm EST
The Aiken Horse Park Foundation’s Grand-Prix Eventing committee would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to everyone in Aiken, the Eventing community and beyond who have been involved and supported the Eventing Showcase in Aiken.
Our Vision for Grand-Prix Eventing at Bruce’s Field is to showcase the best of the sport of eventing. It will demonstrate the highest quality and innovation in competition, attracting top horses and riders Internationally. Its prestige and format will make it the ideal venue to provide an engaging event drawing a wide variety of spectators from all over. Highlighting the history and character of Aiken throughout the event and involving many local charities of Aiken will exhibit our pride in our community, and fulfill the mission of making the horse park a central fixture which “promotes Aiken’s equestrian way of life” and supports the community's civic, educational and charitable endeavors.
We feel showcase events like this have an important role in the sport of Eventing, allowing for greater visibility and sponsorship opportunities outside of the equestrian world. Our goals for the future include our desire to help grow the sport as a whole as well as growing this event so that the Grand-Prix Eventing showcase, Bruce’s Field and the Aiken community remains the destination that equestrian riders and supporters come to visit, train, and enjoy during the winter months.
Again we really appreciate everyone’s support.
Phillip Dutton & Fernhill Singapore
Phillip Dutton (Chair)
Joanie Morris (Event Director)
Shelley Page (Competition Manager)
Boyd Martin, Doug Payne, Ryan Wood, Amy Borun, Evie Dutton,
Candace Garrett, Fernanda Kellogg, Mike Laver, Jack Wetzel,
Tara Bostwick, Kate Boggan
DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND USEF GUIDELINES THE 2021 GPE WILL NOT ALLOW SPECTATORS
How do I watch the 2021 GPE? The 2021 event will be broadcasted by Horse & Country, a world class livestream service. You can visit their website at www.horseandcountry.tv
When is the $50,000 LiftMaster Grand-Prix Eventing at Bruce's Field (GPE)?The competition will be held Friday, March 5 - Saturday, March 6, 2021
Where is the GPE?The Aiken Horse Park Foundation (Bruce's Field) in Aiken, SC is home to the showcase.
What time is the event? Once we have a finalized competition schedule it will be uploaded to the website. Dressage will take place Friday morning, March 5. Showjumping will be the evening of the 5. Cross-Country will be held on Saturday, March 6.
Where can I stay? While Fairfield Inn and Townplace Suites are our official accommodation providers and offer a discount for event attendees, Aiken has a variety of charming and convenient accommodations. Please visit the Visit Aiken site for more info.
How can I become a sponsor? Sponsorships are essential to the success of the event.
***If you are interested in becoming a valued sponsor please email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Click HERE for the 2021 Sponsorship Package
NEW IN 2021 in addition to the traditional Ride for Charity competition, we added an online popular voting platform so YOU the fans could vote for your favorite team. At $5/vote the 2021 #RideForCharity popular vote raised $7,120! 100% of the proceeds go directly back to the represented charitable organizations. Thank you to everyone who voted and participated in this incredible event!
Altorac Farm LLC - Amy Borun - Dr. Stuart E. Brown - Dr. Andy Clark & Kathleen Sullivan
Elyse Eisenberg-DeDominicis - Annie DeWitt - Craig Duchossois - Deana Hamel - Emily Hamel
Nancy Hathaway - Elisabeth Harpham - John & Michelle Koppin - Rick & Julie Krieger - Helen Naylor
Dr. Rebecca T. Newell & William L. Griffin - Amy Peloquin - Dr. Kevin Pfiester - Tish Teeluck
Olivia Van Melle Kamp - Joyce Vettorino - George Wintersteen