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Henri de Rivel Named $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby Sponsor for The Derby at the Genesee Country Village & Museum

Written by: Emily Riden
Client: The Derby at The Genesee Country Village & Museum
Release Date: 2014-05-08

Mumford, NY – May 8, 2014 – Thanks to the generous support of luxury saddler, Henri de Rivel, the winner of the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby at The Derby at the Genesee Country Village & Museum  (GCV&M) will be riding away with the lion’s share of the prize money and a brand new saddle.

Henri de Rivel has joined with The Derby at GCV&M as the presenting sponsor of this year’s $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, to be held on June 7 at the Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY. In addition to awarding the winner of the derby with a new Henri De Rivel saddle, all riders advancing to the second round of the derby and finishing in the top twelve will receive a new Henri de Rivel bridle.

“This is the first time that Henri de Rivel has chosen to support such an event, and I do not think we could have picked a better one,” Timmy Sharma, president and CEO of Henri De Rivel Saddles, said. “The caliber of the event organization, the venue and the competition are exactly the caliber that we wish to align our products with.”  

Each piece of Henri de Rivel’s collection of saddles and tack is expertly made with meticulous and unmatched attention to detail by a dedicated team of skilled craftsmen, providing riders with world-class European designs in the finest contemporary leathers, all at reasonable price. Riders around the globe depend on Henri de Rivel to consistently outperform the competition. To learn more about Henri De Rivel saddles click here or visit

“We are excited to have Henri de Rivel as a part of our inaugural event, as both the brand and The Derby continue to grow in popularity,” said The Derby manager and producer, Brian Brown. “They offer a top notch products for equestrians, and so having them involved with a top notch event is a natural fit.”

The $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 and will be followed by the $35,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby on Sunday, June 8, 2014.

Stalls and entries for both classes are already beginning to fill, and all entries are due by mail by May 30, 2014.  To view the prize list and entry forms for The Derby at the Genesee Country Village & Museum click here.

Stay up to date with all the latest announcements and updates from The Derby by liking the event on Facebook here!

The Derby at the Genesee Country Village & Museum Fast Facts:


The Derby at the Genesee Country Village & Museum:

$5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby

$35,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby


The Genesee Country Village & Museum

1410 Flint Hill Road

Mumford, NY 14511


June 7 & 8, 2014



The Rochester Women’s Giving Circle

Sponsors and In-Kind Supporters:

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack: 

The Book LLC:

Broccolo Tree & Lawn Care

Chateau Couchebout 

Elite Equine Veterinary:

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack:

Frank Madden Sales:

Gary Duffy and Little Brook Farm: 

Henri De Rivel:

On A Fence Designs & Rentals

Pony Bling: 

SBS Farms, Inc. and the Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center:

Shapley’s Superior Equine Grooming Products:

The Source Fine Jewelers:

The Derby Producers & Management: 

Brian Brown -

Craig Brown

Liz Keller -

TSG Equine Events, LLC 

Media Contact:

C/O Emily Riden
Phelps Media Group, Inc.
12012 South Shore Blvd.

Suite 201
Wellington, FL 33414
561-753-3389 ext. 107 (phone)
561-753-3386 (fax)


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