EquiJet Announced As Official Equine Air Transportation for Live Oak International Combined Driving and Show Jumping Event

Ocala, Fla. – Mar. 7, 2018 – EquiJet is pleased to publicly announce that it will serve as the Official Equine Air Transportation sponsor for the Live Oak International horse show held in Ocala, Florida. Live Oak International is headed into its 27th year and is one of the largest Combined Driving and Show Jumping events in the world. This year, the tournament will be held from March 15 – 18, 2018 at the infamous and expansive Live Oak Plantation, owned by Charlotte C. Weber, mother of the event’s co-presidents, Chester Weber and Juliet W. Reid.

Suzy Strafford and Hunny competing in the driving portion of Live Oak International. Photo: Live Oak International

As a feature event of the competition, Live Oak International will host the last leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League. The $100,000 CSI-W3* Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Qualifier Grand Prix, presented by Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club, will be held the afternoon of Sunday, March 18 to cap off the busy weekend. The Grand Prix event marks the last chance for show jumping athletes to qualify for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Finals, which will be held in Paris this upcoming April. Seven U.S. Equestrian national driving championships will be decided at Live Oak International. Driving dressage, marathon and obstacles will take place Friday through Sunday, with the champions crowned Sunday afternoon.

“We are very excited to be sponsoring the Live Oak International for the next three years. This is a first-class event in every way and we feel very fortunate to be listed among the elite group of sponsors that are also participating,” said Bastian Schroeder founder of EquiJet.

Todd Minikus on Babalou 41 at the 2017 Live Oak International.

EquiJet is a leader in international equine transportation. With decades of experience in international shipping, EquiJet prides itself on making each horse’s travel -whether to local show or across the world – as stress-free and comfortable as possible. EquiJet’s vast knowledge ensures that horses arrive to their destination safely and efficiently while sporting the proper equipment and documentation.

To learn more about EquiJet’s services or request a quote, please go to EquiJet.com or call 1-833-EQUIJET.

To learn more about the Live Oak International Combined Driving and Show Jumping Event, click here.


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