Temecula, Calif. – April 15, 2021 – Nilforushan Equisport Events (NEE) is excited to announce that Spruce Meadows is joining their 2021 sponsor lineup as not only the presenting sponsor of their first ever $22,500 1.35m NEEd for Speed Final, but also as the sponsor of this year’s Spruce Meadows Riders Lounge where riders can enjoy replays of all of Spruce Meadows’ major historic classes and relax throughout the show.
“We were inspired by the innovative speed classes that Spruce Meadows presents each year when we designed our NEEd for Speed Final,” shared Ali Nilforushan, owner/manager of Nilforushan Equisport Events. “Having them on board as our first ever sponsor of this class is an honor! We cannot wait to see which riders will climb their way to the top throughout the series.”
As an added bonus, 15 of the fastest horse/rider combinations from the four qualifying classes for this year’s NEEd for Speed Final will receive FREE entries! The first ever thrilling finale will be held on Thursday, June 3 during the third week of the Temecula Valley National Horse Show.
Qualifying classes and the final will utilize the same course and will feature creative elements each week. The final will run under a faults converted format. A full description of the final format can be found in the official Prize List. Riders may compete as many horses as they would like throughout the qualifying classes, but are limited to three horses per rider in the final. Horses must have entered at least one qualifier to participate in the final or they must pay to play with a $750 entry fee.