Join us for SCHSA Medal Finals and the SCHSA Championship Show

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – West Palms Events is excited to host five of the 2023 Southern California Horse Show Association (SCHSA) Medal Finals at the LA Summer Classic (Aug. 16-20) at LA Equestrian Center.

The show will feature the SCHSA 17 & Under Hunt Seat Medal 3’, SCHSA 18 & Over Hunt Seat Medal 3’, SCHSA 12 & Under Hunt Seat Medal 2’6”, SCHSA 13 & Over Horsemanship Medal 2’6”, and the SCHSA Futures Medal 2’3”.

“We are looking forward to working with West Palms Events to give our members an exciting new environment for five of our annual medal finals,” commented Karen Perlow, SCHSA President. “SCHSA Members will also receive double points at the LA Summer Classic, which is our 2023 championship show.”

Additional highlights of the show include the LA Summer Grand Prix, a $3,000 GGT Footing 1.20m, and a USHJA National Hunter Derby. “Our Team is committed to equine safety and we will be keeping you updated with our biosecurity protocols,” said West Palms Show Manager Adrienne Karazissis.

The prize list and schedules are available here on our website. Entries are due Friday, July 21, and can be submitted online through ShowGroundsLive

Best of luck to all competitors!

Equine Safety Protocols

We have some important information to share with you regarding our protocols to promote safety for all horses. Please note that there are inherent risks when traveling and competing with horses. It is critical to mitigate these risks by following Best Practices.

Our Equine Health Coordinator is available to answer any questions related to our horse health policies at Our policies are available on our website,, under the “Biosecurity and Horse Health” button. You can also click the buttons below to download and print forms. 

An Important Reminder from the USEF

USEF thanks you for participating in this competition and your support of USEF’s continuous efforts to provide the safest environment possible for our athletes and other participants. Strategies for safeguarding athletes continue to evolve, and we are fully committed to keeping pace with best practices.

The purpose of this letter is to remind you that you are bound by the U.S. Center for SafeSport Code, USEF Safe Sport Policy, and Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies, also known as the MAAPP. This includes the SafeSport Training requirement for adult members and participants who have regular contact with minor athletes. Additionally, please be reminded about reporting obligations. Any concerns that are non-sexual in nature, please use the USEF Safe Sport Incident Reporting Form available on the USEF website. Concerns or suspicions regarding sexual misconduct must be reported to and the authorities if a minor is involved. All of this information can be found in the USEF Safe Sport Policy.

Please take a moment to review the new USEF Safe Sport web pages on the USEF website to find comprehensive resources regarding USEF Safe Sport efforts. You can also contact Sarah Gilbert, USEF Safe Sport Program Coordinator, at [email protected] for any questions or concerns relating to the USEF Safe Sport program.

Thank you for your support and for helping us bring the joy of horse sports to as many people as possible!