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The $25,000 Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby Fast Facts

EVENT: The Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby will be the first standalone hunter derby on the west coast. The derby will be a member event of the Chronicle of the Horse/United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) International Hunter Derby Series presented by Dietrich Insurance. This charitable event benefits the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization that aids the Northern Nevada area.

WHAT: Over the course of three days, riders and spectators will enjoy a variety of exciting events that offer the highest quality judges, the best course designers, great food, multiple exhibits for all ages, and first class hospitality for two- and four-legged competitors alike.

WHERE: Franktown Meadows Equestrian Facility is located 15 minutes south of Reno at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in historic Washoe Valley

Franktown Meadows Equestrian Facility

4200 Old Highway 395

Carson City, NV 89704

WHEN: Sunday September 19, 2010

DERBY MANAGER: Bobby Murphy of Kentucky Horse Shows LLC


Franktown Meadows Equestrian Facility

Located on 41 acres of foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range

Carson City, Nevada

61 12 x 12 Box Stalls with 12 x 24 Outdoor Runs

3 12 x 16 Box Stalls with 12 x 24 Outdoor Runs

Pasture Boarding

Individual Tack Lockers

Warm and Cold Water Wash Racks

15 Grass Turnouts

125 x 225 Indoor Arena

125 x 215 Outdoor Jumping Arena

125 x 100 Small Arena

Dressage Court and Adjacent Warm-Up Area

Bridle Path and Extensive Trails within Minutes

24-Hour Security with Gated Entrance


For more information about the FM Hunter Derby or for sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Lynne Garnett

(775) 722-4261





The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation is a non-profit, public charity that is dedicated to supporting the Lake Tahoe community. It was founded in 1996 by community members for the community benefit. They support charitable giving, non-profit organizations and community well being. Parasol makes charitable giving simple and effective for donors. They partner with donors to meet their charitable giving goals, provide excellent stewardship of their contributed assets, and offer information on ways that their gifts can have the most impact. Parasol supports local non-profits in their efforts to provide strong programs that meet community needs. They promote organizational innovation and collaboration as methods for utilizing charitable gifts in the most effective and efficient manner possible.

Parasol provides local leadership by promoting a vision of community that is healthy, inclusive and sustainable. They encourage lively discussion on current community issues and future community goals, giving all stakeholders a voice. Through the kind generosity of donors, the quality services provided by local non-profits, and the hard work of many volunteers, the Northern Nevada & California community is enriched

For more information about the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation please contact:

Claudia Andersen

(775) 298-0187



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