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J.D. Massey Classic Updates

The 78th annual J.D. Massey Classic Horse Show, scheduled for April 13-16, 2011, announces updates and added classes for 2011.

The following classes have been added to the 2011 schedule:

Hunter Country Pleasure (#34A - Thu a.m.)

Hunter Country Pleasure Championship (#73A - Fri a.m.)

Fine Harness Amateur Championship (#86A - Fri p.m.)

Five-Gaited Ladies Championship (#101A - Fri p.m.)

Check the web site for the complete, revised time schedule.

There has been a change of contact for the Progressive Barn Party scheduled for Thursday night. All barns interested in participating should contact Carolyn Teal at or 864.376.0580 (cell).

The Exhibitors Party on Friday night is being produced by John and Erin Fann of EventMix who have earned a well-deserved reputation for the best parties in the Carolinas! Come prepared to party!

The 1st Annual Don Stafford Memorial Tack Room Contest will offer a free stall to the 2012 J.D. Massey Classic to the best dressed tack room.

J.D. Massey Classic is pleased to be a USEF Cup competition. For information about the new USEF Cup Incentive Program and learn how Saddlebred owners can qualify for $1,000 at year-end, go to  

The J.D. Massey Classic Horse Show is a USEF "A" rated competition with exhibitors having the opportunity to earn CH points for their Saddlebreds in qualified classes.

For questions, contact show manager Dan Shirley at 864.630.1669 or or show secretary Beth Snider at 502.647.0076 or  The revised time schedule, downloadable prize list and entry forms are available at  

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