Traverse City Horse Shows Welcomes Debut of Taylor Harris Insurance Services Children’s Pony Medal

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Edited Press Release

Dedicated to shaping riders of all ages, Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) has partnered with Traverse City Horse Shows (TCHS) in 2022 to debut the all-new THIS Children’s Pony Medal. Offering new and innovative opportunities for Children’s pony riders, the THIS Children’s Pony Medal will be on the schedule throughout the 2022 TCHS season running June 8 through September 18 at Michigan’s Flintfields Horse Park.

In addition to insuring many of the world’s top horses, THIS also aims to support all levels of riders with the continued success of their popular and highly competitive THIS National Children’s Medal and THIS NHS Adult Medal. THIS is taking that goal even further by including Children’s Pony riders in their family of medal events and finals.

“The team at Taylor, Harris Insurance Services (THIS) is thrilled to add the THIS Children’s Pony Medal to our THIS Medal line-up. The THIS Children’s Medal has grown and become an integral steppingstone competition over the years, and with the success of the ever growing THIS Adult Medal it was a logical next step to add a THIS Medal for pony riders,” says THIS President, Michael Taylor. “We have been longtime supporters of the Morrissey’s events and have loved watching the Traverse City Horse Shows grow and expand. It has therefore been easy to choose Traverse City to kick-off the newest edition to the THIS medal line-up.”

In addition to a full season of qualifying events in 2022, THIS will offer a first-ever THIS Children’s Pony Medal Final at TCHS next year. “We are continually looking for ways to support our sport at all levels and we look forward to watching these pony rider’s shine in the inaugural final during the 2023 TCHS,” concluded Taylor.

THIS President, Michael Taylor at the National Horse Show.

THIS has offered protection for the horse and peace of mind for the owner for decades. Founded in 1987 to provide specialized insurance for all types of equine risk, Taylor Harris Insurance Services’ goal is protection for horses at all stages of life and peace of mind for owners. Whether the needs are straightforward or complex, for one horse or many, THIS works with their clients to make sure they are equipped with the insurance coverage that’s right for each individual case. THIS places all policies with the highest rated and most secure insurance carriers, which are also selected for their prompt and reliable claims settlement.

Traverse City Horse Shows is proud to expand opportunities for young riders and build well-rounded equestrians at every level. Along with the new THIS Children’s Pony Medal, TCHS is excited to host the Adequan®/USEF Junior Hunter Championship – East and USHJA Gladstone Cup, presented by Intermont Equestrian at Emory and Henry College, the Dudley B. Smith Equitation Championship as well as the 2022 FEI North American Youth Championships.

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