Platinum Performance Joins USHJA as Title Sponsor for the USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championship
2017 Championship offers top prize money and honors for Green Hunters competing at 3'0 or 3'3"

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Lexington, Ky.
---- April 13, 2017 ----  The United States Hunter Jumper Association is pleased Platinum Performance will be the title sponsor of the 2017 USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championship, which will be held August 15-17, 2017, in Lexington, Kentucky.

In 2016, the Championship offered more than $190,000 in prize money to the more than 135 entries, and the USHJA expects the 2017 Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championship for horses competing at 3'0" or 3'3" to offer top prize money, again.

"The USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championship continues to be an exciting opportunity for our members with green horses and a means to showcase young horse talent within our sport," said Kevin Price, USHJA executive director. "We are thrilled to have Platinum Performance join our family of sponsors as the title sponsor for this premier event."
 
2016 USHJA Pre-Green Incentive Champion Scott Stewart and Storm Watch owned by Rivers Edge. Photo credit: Shawn McMillen Photography

The USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Program has gained popularity since its debut in December 2012 and has garnered praise from members across the country for its encouragement of the development of young horses. Each year, the Championship provides horses, owners and riders with the opportunity to earn fantastic prize money and top honors. In addition to earning significant prize money in each class offered at the Championship based on placings, the USHJA offers overall awards and prize money to Tier II riders, those riders ranked below 30th on the Green Hunter Incentive Program 3-Year Money-Won list.

"We are very excited about our new partnership with USHJA and look forward to providing its members with superior nutrition and unmatched personal service," said Emily Smith, MS, Platinum Marketing Team.

Platinum Performance is a longtime supporter of equestrian sports, sponsoring programs across a variety of disciplines.

Horses must be enrolled in the USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Program and pay the annual enrollment fee to participate in the USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Stake classes and to be eligible for the Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championship. Enrollment for the USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Program is currently open, and the enrollment fee is $550 until June 2 when it increases to $750. For more information about the Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championship visit www.ushja.org/GreenIncentiveChamp .

About Platinum Performance
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