The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program announces its shows, award offerings and youth ambassadors for 2020.
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) announced that it has approved nearly 7,000 awards and classes at more than 1,400 shows in 41 states and six Canadian provinces in 2020.
Awards are available for multiple disciplines, including eventing, dressage, Western and English pleasure, hunter/jumper, endurance, Western performance, games, and polocrosse. Awards are also available at some events for Thoroughbreds within their first two years of showing or for Thoroughbreds within two years of their last start.
A full calendar of shows offering awards is available here.
In addition, T.I.P. will host two championship horse shows at the Kentucky Horse Park in 2020 in conjunction with New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Charity Shows. The first championship horse show will be held September 4-6 and offer classes for hunters, jumpers, Western pleasure, and English pleasure, and the second championship horse show will be held October 4 and offer classes in dressage, Western dressage, and a combined test. A class list is available here.
T.I.P. also announced its youth ambassadors for the 2020 T.I.P. Youth Ambassador Program. The 13 ambassadors come from eight states and two Canadian provinces and cover multiple disciplines. The following are the 2020 T.I.P. youth ambassadors:
- Kat Abrams – Florida
- Carley Allington – Indiana
- Lottie Crawford – Virginia
- Amy Demetrick – British Columbia
- Megan Farnsworth – Washington
- Payton Gunther – Illinois
- Julia House – Maine
- Katie Kalfayan – New Jersey
- Morgan Presley – Georgia
- Julia Rivera – Quebec
- Emma Scheier – New Jersey
- Isabela Wade – Georgia
- Rhiannon Williams – Georgia
Additional information about the Youth Ambassador Program is available on the website.
About the Thoroughbred Incentive Program:
Created and announced in October 2011, T.I.P. recognizes and rewards the versatility of the Thoroughbred through sponsorship of Thoroughbred classes and high point awards at sanctioned horse shows, performance awards, and non-competition awards. In addition to the complete schedule of T.I.P.-sponsored shows, other information about the program is available on the T.I.P. website, tjctip.com. Those interested in T.I.P. can follow the program on Facebook.
The Jockey Club, founded in 1894 and dedicated to the improvement of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, is the breed registry for North American Thoroughbreds. In fulfillment of its mission, The Jockey Club, directly or through subsidiaries, provides support and leadership on a wide range of important industry initiatives, and it serves the information and technology needs of owners, breeders, media, fans and farms. It founded America’s Best Racing (americasbestracing.net), the broad-based fan development initiative for Thoroughbred racing, and in partnership with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, operates OwnerView (ownerview.com), the ownership resource. Additional information is available at jockeyclub.com.