Essex Classics Returns as Title Sponsor of the 2009 USHJA Hunterdon Cup Equitation Class

Rachelle Wilhelm

March 5, 2009

Lexington, KY – March 5, 2009 –USHJA is pleased to announce that Essex Classics, a leading innovator of design for today’s equestrian needs in riding shirts, has renewed its sponsorship as the Title Sponsor of the 2009 USHJA Hunterdon Cup Equitation Class. The internationally recognized company first sponsored the class in 2008.

"We are thrilled to have Essex Classics return for a second year as title sponsor,” USHJA President, Bill Moroney, said. “They have long been a supporter of our organization and it’s great to have them involved with the Hunterdon Cup and helping us bring along the next generation of riders.” As Title Sponsor of the 2009 USHJA Hunterdon Equitation Cup, Essex Classics will provide support and awards for all the competitors.

"Essex Classics has chosen to renew its sponsorship of the USHJA Hunterdon Cup because those who qualify to compete in this class are the junior riders who exemplify the true art of riding and have mastered the classical equitation principles taught by the legendary George Morris and his successors,” Cathy Sacher, President of Essex Classics, shared. "These aspiring riders know the value of hard work, discipline and unwavering determination to succeed. It is from the top ranks of equitation that come great riders and the talented trainers for the next generation."

Essex Classics Signature riding shirts use the most luxurious European designed cotton fabrics and feature the most exquisite tailoring details. Among their most popular shirts, Essex Performance Collection riding shirts are constructed from CoolMax, a specialty fabric designed to keep riders cool during competitions. Stay on top of the latest fashion from Essex Classics by visiting the company’s website

The USHJA Hunterdon Cup Equitation Class began in 2005 and was developed as a unique equitation class that combines the precision of equitation and handiness of hunters. This year’s class will be held on July 28, 2009 at the USEF Junior Hunter National Championships-East Coast in Saugerties, NY.

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