Sandy, Utah (January 27, 2021) Premier Equestrian, Inc., is proud to announce a new partnership with Major League Show Jumping. Kicking off in May 2021, Major League Show Jumping—known as “The League”—is taking the sport of show jumping to the next level. Premier Equestrian will have the designation of The Official Footing Sponsor for the two-year deal. Major League Show Jumping features 10 incredible 5* events taking place at different venues throughout North America. The events will highlight some of the world’s best equestrian athletes in an exciting and new team concept.
“The Major League Show Jumping program is a giant step forward for horse sport in North America,” said Mark Neihart, CEO of Premier Equestrian. “The structure of The League combined with world-class competition venues will help promote show jumping to a much wider audience. We couldn’t be more pleased to be part of this new venture as it aligns with our company goals to benefit horse and rider with safer arena footing products. Major League Show Jumping is new, exciting, and provides the next level of equestrian competition and entertainment.”
Major League Show Jumping is an LLC organized to promote a 5* jumping league in North America with some of the strongest organizers and venues. The vision behind The League is to elevate the level of show jumping in North America by adding 10 CSI5* events to the summer and fall calendar. The League will be making its debut in 2021 joining pre-existing FEI events in Canada, Mexico, and the United States with a team competition offered at each event.
Premier Equestrian will be supplying their Premier ProTex® Footing to MLSJ’s competition arenas located throughout North America. Premier ProTex is a high-performance footing product that features a proprietary blend of textiles and fibers. Premier ProTex helps protect horses by offering excellent impact absorption, stability, cushion, rebound, and grip. Premier ProTex is ideal for jumping, vaulting, horse shows, and high-traffic arenas. All Premier Equestrian footing products are formulated with biomechanics and injury prevention in mind.
Premier Equestrian is North America’s leading supplier of high-quality footing products, arena groomers, OTTO Sport base mat systems, Arion Ebb & Flow systems, and other arena equipment. Premier Equestrian is a recognized expert in horse arena footing as it relates to equine biomechanics. This knowledge is used daily to help horse owners across North America improve arenas and footing.