Current Payout - Results from Pin Oak and Spring Gathering
Texas Pre-Green Winners at Pin Oak and Spring Gathering Bring 2016 Series Payout Across the $37,000 Mark!

Roughly $15,000 in Texas Pre-Green Stake money was paid out at the recent Pin Oak Charity and Spring Gathering shows in Katy, Texas, held at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center during late March and early April. After the dust settled, some very happy owners and trainers shared in their part of the over $37,000 paid out through the series in 2016 to-date.

Taking top honors during Pin Oak week I were Peter Pletcher and 9 year-old Hanoverian gelding Sequence, owned by Natalie Bass. As a second-year enrollee in the Texas Pre-Green Series, Sequence earned his first Stake win for 2016 with a bright future ahead.

Second in the Texas Pre-Green Stake at Pin Oak week I were  Hannah Evans and Davidson, owned by Colleen McQuay. A five year-old warmblood gelding currently in his first year of Texas Pre-Green enrollment, Davidson was raised by McQuay and sired by Texas Hunter Breeding Enrolled Sire Cabana, owned by All-Around Farm.

RVF Casswell
Peter Pletcher was the $5,000 Stake winner once again  during Pin Oak II, this time aboard 9  year-old gelding  Sandriano, owned by Sue Lightner, current Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Series Leading Owner for 2016. Sandriano and Pletcher also took second place at  Spring Gathering and are currently second in series standings with over$2,900 in earnings during 2016, bested only by RVF Casswell , owned by Rio Vista Farm .

Girl Crush, owned by Helen Lenahan, and rider
Girl Crush
Jennifer Alfano took the win at Spring Gathering  after earning  second place at Pin Oak I and third at Pin Oak II. This 7 year-old mare is in her second year of Texas Pre-Green enrollment, and was over 1,500 miles from home in Katy.

Up next for the Texas Pre-Green Series is The Tyler 4, beginning April 22 at Texas Rose Horse Park in Tyler, Texas. Over four weeks, $30,000 will be offered to Pre-Green hunters, including four $5,000 Texas Pre-Green Stake classes! Visit for show details.

Stay up-to-date by liking us on facebook and visiting for full enrollment, current standings, and series details. 13 regular-season Stakes and the $25,000 Final Championship remain in 2016, with series conclusion and championship scheduled at Final Chase show in Katy, Texas in November. Exciting news coming soon regarding the Final Championship, so stay tuned!

Texas Hunter Breeding Wrap-Up from Pin Oak and Spring Gathering Shows

Also held at Pin Oak and Spring Gathering were Texas Hunter Breeding approved classes, showcasing nice youngsters headed for bright futures in the Hunter and Jumper rings. 
LF Escapades Vintage
Points  at these shows in addition to the previously held GSEC Winter Series are being tallied toward year-end awards, which will be presented at the second annual Texas Hunter Breeding Final Championships during Final Chase show in November at Great Southwest Equestrian Center.

Best Young Horse at Pin Oak Charity Show week I was yearling LF Escapades Vintage, owned by Audry Giles-Gates and handled by Rob Moyar.

LF Eau My
Taking Best Young Horse honors at both Pin Oak week II and Spring Gathering was repeat enrollee, two year-old mare LF Eau My, owned by Mary Jane Todd-Day and handled by Rob Moyar.

Visit for enrollment, current standings, and series details and like us on facebook for news and updates. Approved classes continue at "The Tyler 4" at Texas Rose Horse Park during late April. Series conclusion with year-end awards presentation and Final Championship will be held once again at Spring Gathering show in November. With three year-old enrollment up in comparison to 2015, we look forward to a great 3 Year-Old Freestyle Performance Championship once again this year!

Enrollment Slot Details                                                              
Unnamed enrollment slots are still available at the current enrollment rates for the Texas Pre-Green and Texas Hunter Breeding programs in addition to regular enrollment. With this great new option, owners can reserve a space for a horse to be eligible to participate later in the season without naming the horse up front, saving money and reducing risk!

Enrollment rates and deadlines are as follows, and purchases of slots will be charged at the current enrollment rate on date of purchase:

Texas Pre-Green:

Through June 15: $350
Through August 1: $550
Through Finals: $750

Texas Hunter Breeding:

January 1-July 31, 2016:
Yearlings- $250
Two Year-Olds- $350
Three Year-Olds- $450

August 1 through Final Championship:
Yearlings- $450
Two Year-Olds- $550
Three Year-Olds- $650


1. Slots purchased will be non-refundable. Any slots that are unused will stay dedicated to the current year's purse and will not roll over.
2. Once a slot is dedicated, it is in play for the named horse only.
3. Substitutions of horses will not be allowed.
4. Slots may not be sold to another party.

Visit our website to download forms and enroll by mail or submit slot purchases or enrollments in the horse show office at participating events. For enrollment questions, please contact Terri Irrer at 313.310.2106 or
2016 Participating Shows

Jan 20-24 Blue Ribbon Winter Festival PG
Jan 27-31 Winter Warm-Up PG
Feb 3-28 Great Southwest Winter Series
Mar 22-Apr 3 Pin Oak I & II PG & HB
April 6-10 Spring Gathering PG & HB
Apr 27-May 1 Texas Shoot-Out PG
May 4-8 Lone Star Round Up II PG
May 18-22 Show Jumping Classic PG & HB
May 25-29 Southwest Classic PG & HB
July 7-10 GO Preview PG
July 13-17 GO Show PG
July 27-31 Santa Fe Welcome PG
Aug 3-7 Santa Fe Fiesta Week PG
Aug 10-14 Grand Prix de Santa Fe PG
Sept 7-11 Texas Rose Sporthorse Cup PG & HB
Sept 14-18 Texas Rose Classic PG & HB
Sept 21-25 Southwest Showdown PG & HB
Sept 28-Oct 2 Great Southwest Fall Classic PG & HB
Oct 13-16 Fall Fun PG & HB
Oct 20-23 Britannia Farm Fall A PG & HB
Nov 2-6 Harvest PG & HB
Nov 9-13 Great Southwest Autumn Classic PG & HB
Nov 16-20 The Final Chase PG & HB

PG- Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Series
HB- Texas Hunter Breeding Super Series

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Texas Pre-Green Super Stake Series
A Series of 27 minimum $2,500 Stakes held throughout the year, with all enrollees eligible for an annual $25,000 Final Championship
Texas Hunter Breeding Super Series
Championships including $10,500 for 3-year olds
$2,500 for 2-year olds
$2,000 for Yearlings
and Annual Bonuses based on enrollment
Texas Hunter Sire Incentive Program
Bonuses to be awarded to top sires of Yearlings, Two Year-Olds, Three Year-Olds, and Pre-Green horses based on Final Championship results