WOODSIDE, Calif.  West Palms Events is heading to the Bay Area for two weeks of spring competition at the Horse Park at Woodside! Entries are now open for the Woodside Spring Classic 1, April 24-28, and the Woodside Spring Classic 2, May 1-5.

The first week features the $30,000 Spring Grand Prix (National Standard) and a $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby. The second week highlights a $20,000 1.20m/1.30m Grand Prix and a $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby as well as a Kentucky Derby Watch Party and Cinco de Mayo Celebration!

“Woodside is one of my favorite venues,” commented Show Manager Caroline Jones. “I love seeing horses and riders hacking out in the grass field or enjoying a relaxing trail ride after competing. Plus, I always look forward to spending time in the Silicon Valley area with so many great restaurants and shopping just minutes away from the Horse Park. There is really something for everyone!”

Week One Highlights:

  • $30,000 Spring Grand Prix (National Standard)
  • $5,000 1.40m GGT Footing Jumper Classic
  • $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby 
  • Open Equitation Challenge In Memory of Colin

Week Two Highlights: 

  • $20,000 1.20m/1.30m Grand Prix
  • $5,000 1.35m GGT Footing Jumper Classic
  • $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby 
  • Open Equitation Challenge In Memory of Colin

Entries are open on, and the prize list and schedule are available on

Make sure to get your entries and stall reservations in soon as we expect to sell out!

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!