Spring Fling

2023 Spring Fling is here!

2023 Spring Fling Horse Show promises to be another 3 Days of fun horse showing. We are always reviewing the previous year and trying to make improvements for the next.

Hope you will be as enthusiastic about the upcoming show as we are.

  • We are offering a chance to win a free stall for the weekend with your on-line registration
  • No office fee charge if you pre-register online
  • Fun Costume Class this year
  • Friday Jumper classes
  • “Special Friends” classes
  • Registered judges
  • and more
  • Oh, and almost forgot! Awards>>> High Point, Barn award, and more!
2023 Spring Fling Host Hotel

 Comfort Inn & Suites,   1305 Tiger Blvd, Clemson, S.C. 29631  Main Hotel Line for Hotel Group Room Reservations: (864) 653-3600. Special Room Rates & Dates: March 31-April 02, 2023

*Standard Rooms Only-@ $99.00, plus tax, per room, per night, (Please Mention: SC Upstate Equine Spring Fling Horse Show, Guest Rooms Only Group Block, when calling into the hotel directly) (Non-Commissionable Room Rates). Regular room rate for that weekend is $179/night

*Standard Junior King Mini Suite Rooms Only-@ $119.00, plus tax, per room, per night, (Please Mention: SC Upstate Equine Spring Fling Horse Show, Guest Rooms Only Group Block, when calling into the hotel directly) (Non-Commissionable Room Rates).

Group Block/Hotel Booking Link:   Click HERE  (Please Use Laptop Computer when using the Group Block/Hotel Booking Link)

*Cancellation Policy is: (48) Hours, Prior to Arrival Date, for Courtesy Hotel Group Blocks Only!

FYI: With all of the sophisticated on-line scamming going on today, just know that SCUEC will never send you an invoice through Venmo, Zelle, PayPal, etc.  We will only send an invoice directly to you, upon your request, either by snail-mail or email.

2023 Spring Fling Horse Show Information!

Click on the links below to open PDFs:

2023 Class List

2023 Mail-in Entry Form and Liability Release

SCUEC Liability Release Form

2023 Spring Fling Sponsorhip Info

2023 Spring Fling General Information

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Click here for our 2023 SpringFling Sponsorship Info

 We have even better prices on vendor space and advertising in our colorful full size show program. Email us with your questions or fill in the 2023 Spring Fling Sponsorship Info form designed for vendors and advertisers.


Online results for the 2023 Spring Fling Horse Show can be seen at HorseShowing.com

If you have never used this online entry, watch a short tutorial. HorseShowing.com tutorial  

*Just a quick reminder – if you pre-register online, we will waive the $10 office fee and you will also be eligible to win a free stall for the weekend.

Ready to proceed with your online registration? Click on the link below.

2023 will offer 2 Hunter Derbys, Cindy Wilson of Associated Real Estate Association for again sponsoring our Saturday Hunter Derby and our Sunday Hunter Derby is sponsored by Happy Trails Trailers and Yonah Coffee Co.
Thanks once again to Smiling Horse Farm for sponsoring the 2023 Gambler's Choice division
Steven Faucette is the 2023 Spring Fling Photographer. Contact Steven at 864-245-4389 to schedule your "action shots" at the show

2023 Spring Fling Horse Show Judges

Hunter/Jumper Judge

Danielle Ackley USEF “R”, Southern Pines, NC

Danielle is a native of St Louis, MO, and currently lives in Southern Pines, NC where she teaches and trains a select group of clients, is a USEF “R” Hunter and Equitation Judge as well as a USEF “R” Steward.

As a junior she was fortunate to train with the likes of Diane Young, Susan Baginski, Sue Ashe and Otis Brown Jr and compete successfully at shows from Wellington to Indoors. After graduating from the University of Louisville she went on to work for John Roper, Archie Cox and Jim Hagman as well as run her own Redwood Farm in Woodside, CA. Danielle has trained many top horses and riders to ribbons at Devon, Indoors and multiple medal finals.

When not travelling to horse shows to compete or officiate Danielle spends her time with her husband Trey and their three corgis, Short Stack, Maple and Jeffrey.

Open Show Judge

Bob Bennett, Jr. USEF “R”, Swansea, SC

Bob is a USEF “R” judge with National & Regional designation for the Arabian breed. He is well versed in all breeds and disciplines. He is apprenticing to get his Andalusian & Friesen cards as well. He owns and operates Three Oaks Training Center in Swansea, SC. He has numerous national  and regional championship wins in the Arabian Sporthorse divisions. He has judged for local shows for over two decades.

Dressage Judge

Nancy Pope USEF “r”, Ridge Springs, SC 

Dr. Nancy Pope has a PhD in animal science from the University of Illinois.   She earned the USDF “L” judge with honors designation in 1989 and the USEF “r” license in 1996. She has over three decades of dressage judging experience and training, judging dressage, eventing, and Arabian sporthorse classes.  Nancy trained and raised Arabian and half-Arabian dressage horses. She is recently retired from training and breeding but still maintains a small herd.  She and her husband Steve live on a small farm in SC, where they have a large group of rescue barn cats, and are breeding Labrador Retrievers.