Menlo Charity Horse Show August 4-10 | Menlo Circus Country Club, Menlo Park, CA

Published by Elizabeth Lowery on 31st Jul 2014

With the California Mid-State Fair in our rear-view mirror, we are on to Northern California for a show that has become a tradition,  This will be our 9th year at The Menlo Charity Horse Show happening at the Menlo Circus Club in Menlo Park, CA.

Why would you want to be a part of this age old tradition?  

The Menlo Circus Club provides the most relaxed and gorgeous setting of any event we have ever attended in the Jumper/Hunter World.


Great Shopping (of course!)


And if all that's not enough check out the Schedule of Events throughout the week!

Tuesday, Aug 5th 

Dinner and Entertainment by the Poolside and at 5:00 PM watch the Menlo Charity Horse Show People Jumping Contest

A chance for you and your children to show off your human show jumping skills!

Wednesday, Aug 6th :

$1,000 Pony Hunter Classic

$1,000 USHJA Pre-Green 3' Incentive Program Stake

$1,000 USHJA Pre-Green 3'3" Incentive Program Stake

5:00 PM Social Hour - Chili & Cornbread and beer, wine and sparkling cider

$2,000 1.20m Windy Hill Equestrian Larry Mayfield Horse and Hound Class

Thursday, Aug 7th

$1,000 Suzanne Rischman Pony Hunter Classic

$10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby

Polo Field Hunter Arena

4:00 PM

Social Hour - Complimentary Pasta dinner served by Olive Garden Restaurant

5:00 PM

Beer, wine and cider! 

Friday, Aug 8th

Tack Room Judging

10:00 AM

Social Hour - Hot Dog's by Saag's Sausages & Appetizers by Village Pub

5:00 PM

Wines, beers and sparkling ciders! 

$10,000 "Take Your Own Line" Jumping Class.

Polo Field Jumper Arena

6:00 PM

Gala Dinner Dance "The Magic of Courage" Live and Silent Auction. A Benefit for Vista Center - (Coat & Tie)

Club House

Saturday, Aug 9th

Menlo Charity Lead Line Class

Menlo Charity Walk-Trot Class

Social Hour - BBQ by Bayhill Equine & Appetizers by John Bentely Restaurant

Near the Winners Circle

5:00 PM

Beer, Wine and Sparkling Cider 

Los Gatos Luxury Cars Grand Prix

Polo Field Jumper Arena

6:00 PM

Prize: $40,000

Barbecue Buffet Dinner


USHJA World Champion Hunter Rider Program Awards

Sunday Classics, Aug 10th

Polo Field Hunter Arena

Starting at 7:30 AM

$ 2,500 Strideaway Farm/The Peterson Family Junior Hunter Classic

$ 5,000 China Blue Farm Amateur Owner Hunter Classic $2,500 Rosewood Hotel & Resorts Junior Low Hunter Classic Following the A/O Hunter Classic

$ 2,500 Kristin Kendall - Wells Fargo Advisors Amateur Owner Low Hunter Classic

Following the A/O 3'3" Hunter Classic

$1,000 Peninsula Equine, Inc. Adult Amateur Hunter Classic

$1,000 Trick or Treat Children's Hunter Classic

Sunday Classics

Polo Field Jumper Arena

Starting at 7:30 AM

$1,000 Ritchie Family/Guckenheimer Pony Jumper Classic

$1,000 AIG Private Client Group 0.95m Jumper Classic

$1,500 Children’s/Adult Amateur Low Jumper Classic In Memory of Tom Glikbarg

$1,500 Summerhouse Farm Children’s High Jumper Classic

$10,000 Flight Options Adult Amateur High Jumper Classic $10,000 Rhys Vineyards / Rhys Farms Modified Junior/Amateur Modified Jumper Classic

$2,500 In Honor of Nancy Hey Junior/Amateur Low Jumper Classic

$10,000 Charlebois Farm Junior/Amateur Owner Low Jumper Classic 

But the best part of all is that every dime gained goes to the Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impared!