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LAURA CHAPOT TO DEFEND GRAND PRIX TITLE AT 2nd ANNUAL DEVON FALL CLASSIC

August 22, 2013 By: janwest Category: General

DEVON, Pa.—Following a hugely successful and popular inauguration last year, the Devon Fall Classic, featuring an all-jumper show with boutique shopping, music, delicious food and rides and games, will be held Sept. 12-15 at the Devon show grounds on Route 30.

Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, N.J., who won the $25,000 Devon Fall Classic Grand Prix last year on Umberto and also placed third on Zealous, is bringing both back this year in defense of her title.

In addition, Chapot also has Shooting Star and Quointreau un Prince as possible entries for the Saturday evening class, which last year drew a huge, standing room only crowd of enthusiastic spectators.

The Devon Fall Classic has added an Open Speed Stake Friday evening, and Chapot is bringing her speedy Bradberry for that class.

At the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair in May, Bradberry won the $10,000 Open Hit and Hurry speed class for the fourth consecutive year, so he is bound to be the favorite Friday evening at the Fall Classic.

The Fall Classic is an all-jumper show, with classes for open, young, children’s, adult amateur and pony jumpers, but it is much, much more than a horse show.

What A Good Dog is putting on a Top Dog Contest at 11 a.m. on Saturday, with prizes for the Best Costume and a Talent competition.

There will be Pony Rides on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

But it was the festivities in the Fall Festival area adjacent to the Dixon Oval that made for such enthusiastic approval during the Fall Classic’s first year.

And these festivities will be bigger and better than ever this year.

Numerous bands, ranging from acoustic to country and rock, will perform Thursday evening until 9 p.m. and Friday evening from 6 to 11, live on the Sycamore Stage.

 

PO Box 865        Benefiting the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Foundation       610-964-0550 Phone

Devon, PA19333                                                www.devonhorseshow.org                          610-964-1608 Fax

 

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            Music will be featured all day Saturday and throughout the evening until 11 p.m.,

and on Sunday bands will perform from 1 to 4 p.m.

The Ferris wheel, a well known symbol of the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, visible from Route 30 as it overlooks the show grounds, will be back, there will be a carousel and various other rides and at least four games, with the traditional stuffed animals that everyone loves as prizes.

The Exhibitor’s Lounge, with big, comfortable chairs and couches, closed circuit TV and light snacks, will be, as it was at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, located under the East 3 grandstand.

For heartier fare, visit the Fair area where all types of delicious foods can be found, ranging from award winning BBQ and upscale Italian market fare to funnel cakes, ice cream, baked goods, cupcakes, gourmet coffee and beer, wine and cheese.

There are over forty boutique vendors offering a wide variety of merchandise from equestrian goods, beautiful jewelry, antiques, art, many different types of clothing and accessories to treats for dogs and pet photography.

National Penn Investors Trust Co. is the presenting sponsor of the Devon Fall Festival.

Entries close Monday, Sept. 2.

General admission is $5, Seniors 65 and older and children 12 and under are FREE.  Boxes seating six are still available for Friday and Saturday evenings. For ticket information, call Meg at 610-688-2554, contact meg@devonhorseshow.org   or visit www.devonhorseshow.org  Parking is free, on site

 

 

Chapot Sweeps Thursday Features at Lake Placid Horse Show

June 28, 2013 By: janwest Category: General

Lake Placid, New York—June 27, 2013—Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, NJ swept both featured classes Thursday at the 44th annual Lake Placid Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC.  The horse show continues through Sunday at the North Elba Showgrounds before giving way to the 36thannual I Love New York Horse Show, July 2-7.

Chapot rode Bradberry to victory in the High Peaks Resort 1.40 meter speed class and then followed that up with a win on Umberto in the WPTZ News Channel 5 1.30 meter class.

In the 1.40 meter class, Chapot completed the 11-jump, one-round course fault-free in 45.765 seconds to claim the win over Todd Minikus of Loxahatchee, FL who finished in 46.331 seconds on Tuxedo.  In the 1.30 meter class, she topped of field of 54 horses by covering the 12-jump course fault-free in 56.202 seconds.  Minikus again placed second, finishing in 56.701 seconds on Romeo.

The Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows host all levels of competition ranging from young children on ponies to grand prix competitors and Olympic medalists, all competing for over $535,000 in prizes. The horse show begins at 8:00 am each day, with competition running in four rings simultaneously.

Highlighting the two weeks of competition are the $75,000 Equine Insurance Services/Great American Grand Prix of Lake Placid on Sunday, June 30, and the $100,000 Woodlea Farms Grand Prix on Saturday, July 6, both presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC.  These are the pinnacle of show jumping competition and are guaranteed to be action packed events with even bigger prize money this year as the horse shows are offering a $100,000 Grand Prix for the first time ever!

Another highlighted competition is the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby presented by Eastern Hay & Grain and Purina Animal Nutrition. This event, held in the Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Field on Sunday, July 7, features jumps that resemble natural obstacles seen in the hunt field with a variety of challenges including stone walls, hedges, logs, banks and ditches.

Upcoming highlights of the Lake Placid Horse Show include:

Friday, June 28 – 1.35m ADK Flying Svc Jumper Class; $30,000 Devoucoux, Inc. Open Jumper Classic; 1.40m CMJ Sporthorse Jumper Speed Stake; Adult Medal Hunter Class; Various Jumper & Hunter Classes

Saturday, June 29 – Crowne Plaza Resort NAL & WIHS Adult Amateur Jumper Classics; J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Low Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Whiteface Mountain Low Junior Jumper Classic; 1.35 Beacon Hill Horse Transportation Jumper Class; Various Jumper & Hunter Classes

Sunday, June 30 – $75,000 Equine Insurance Service/Great American Grand Prix of Lake Placid, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC.; Mirror Lake Inn High Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; North Star High Junior Jumper Classic; Juliam Farm Lead Line; C.M. Hadfield’s Saddlery Parade of Champions; Price Chopper NAL & WIHS Children’s Jumper Classics; MME Adult Amateur & Children’s Hunter Classics; Hunter & Equitation Classes

A generous thank you to this year’s horse show sponsors including: 17 Hands Gallery, Abba Vet Supply, Adirondack Flying Service, Adirondack Life, Animal Planet, Anonymous, Arbor Hill Farm (The Boggio Family), Bainbridge Farms, LLC, Beacon Hill Farm, Beacon Hill Horse Transportation, Inc., Beval Saddlery, Debbie & Jim Burrows, C.M. Hadfield’s Saddlery, Inc., Carr-Hughes Productions, Casella Waste Management, Champlain Valley Equipment, Jane Forbes Clark, Clifton Park Rental Center, CMJ Sporthorse, Community Bank NA, Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club, Dartbrook Rustic Goods, David R. Fowler Custom Tack Trunks, Deeridge Farms, Der-Dau Custom Made Boots, Devoucoux, Inc., Eastern Hay & Grain, Equifit, Inc., Equine Insurance Services/Great American, FarmVet, Inc., Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Hannaford Supermarkets, High Peaks Resort, Hollow Brook Wealth Management, LLC, The Hooker Family, Horse Watch, Horseshoe Trail Farm, LLC, Hunt LTD, J Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Jamaica Tent Company, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC., Jetway Private Air, Juliam Farm, The Keith and Shilen Families, KJ Robinson, Lake Placid CVB, Lake Placid Lodge, Lake Placid Summit Resort Hotel & Suites, The Levy Family, Dan & Cynthia Lufkin, Michael Morrissey Enterprises LLC, Mirror Lake Inn / The Cottage Cafe, Mountain Horse, North Star, Northwoods Inn, On A Fence Designs, ORDA – Whiteface Mountain, Pepsico, P.F. Farm, Price Chopper, Purina Animal Nutrition, Quiet Hill Farm, Ruthie’s Run, Sand Castle Farm, Michael Schultz, Sea Shore Stables LLC, Sidelines, Dennis Sisco & Alexine Lesko, Storm Ridge Capital, Stretton Enterprises, Inc., The Brown Dog Deli & Wine Bar, The Tack Shelter, The Whiteface Lodge, The Wild Center, Time Warner Cable, Town of North Elba Park District, Woodlea Farms, WPTZ News Channel 5, and Y-106.3 FM.  Special event sponsors include: Hannaford Supermarkets (Horse Club Junior Day); Beval Saddlery Ltd. (Golf Tournament); Animal Planet, The Brown Dog Deli & Wine Bar (Doggie Costume Contest); Horse Watch (Young Riders Clinics); and Juliam Farm (Lead Line Class).

For the first time ever, show jumping fans across the country and around the world are able to watch competition from the Lake Placid Horse Shows live as it happens.  HRTV, The Network for Horse Sports, is offering free live webcasts of all classes in the horse shows’ Grand Prix Field.  The live webcasts, produced by ShowNet, are available free of charge at www.hrtv.com and through a link at the horse shows’ website at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.

Admission to the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows is just $2.00 on weekdays and $5.00 on weekends. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free. Tickets are available at the gate. The horse shows are located at the North Elba Showgrounds, 5514 Cascade Road (Route 73) in Lake Placid, directly across from the ski jumps.

For a special behind-the-scenes look at the horse shows, guided walking tours are offered both weeks on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11:30 a.m.  The tour costs just $1.00 and starts at the Lake Placid Horse Show’s Retail Booth.

Further information on the Lake Placid Horse Shows presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC is available by calling the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at 518-523-9625 or on line at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.

Chapot and Corrigan Win Wednesday Features at Lake Placid Horse Show

June 27, 2013 By: janwest Category: General

Lake Placid, New York—June 26, 2013—Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, NJ and Johnathan Corrigan of Oyster Bay, NY won the two sections of the Hollow Brook Wealth Management 1.35m jump-off classes, Wednesday’s main events at the 44th annual Lake Placid Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC.  The horse show continues through Sunday at the North Elba Showgrounds before giving way to the 36thannual I Love New York Horse Show, July 2-7.

Chapot rode Umberto to two fault-free rides and a jump-off time of 35.012 seconds to claim her win over former Canadian Olympian Mario Deslauriers of New York, NY who finished in 38.594 seconds on Ardeche van Dezelm.  U.S. Olympic veteran Anne Kursinski of Frenchtown, NJ finished third with four jump-off faults and a time of 35.994 seconds on Diva.

In the other section, Corrigan rode Olympic de Chamant to a time of 31.044 seconds to edge Chapot who finished in 32.225 seconds on her other mount, Shooting Star.  Deslauriers was third with a time of 33.145 on Hester.

The WildCenter  1.30m Jumper Class was run in three sections which were won by Chapot on Castellana, Corrigan on Avenir L and Candice King of Wellington, FL on Antigone Quality.  The day’s other winners included Spencer Smith of Wellington, FL on Courant in the Platinum Performance Show Jumping Talent Search.

The Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows host all levels of competition ranging from young children on ponies to grand prix competitors and Olympic medalists, all competing for over $535,000 in prizes. The horse show begins at 8:00 am each day, with competition running in four rings simultaneously.

Highlighting the two weeks of competition are the $75,000 Equine Insurance Services/Great American Grand Prix of Lake Placid on Sunday, June 30, and the $100,000 Woodlea Farms Grand Prix on Saturday, July 6, both presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC.  These are the pinnacle of show jumping competition and are guaranteed to be action packed events with even bigger prize money this year as the horse shows are offering a $100,000 Grand Prix for the first time ever!

Another highlighted competition is the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby presented by Eastern Hay & Grain and Purina Animal Nutrition. This event, held in the Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Field on Sunday, July 7, features jumps that resemble natural obstacles seen in the hunt field with a variety of challenges including stone walls, hedges, logs, banks and ditches.

Upcoming highlights of the Lake Placid Horse Show include:

Thursday, June 27 – 1.40m HighPeaks Resort Jumper Class; 1.30m WPTZ News Channel 5 Jumper Class; Various Jumper & Hunter Classes

Friday, June 28 – 1.35m ADK Flying Svc Jumper Class; $30,000 Devoucoux, Inc. Open Jumper Classic; 1.40m CMJ Sporthorse Jumper Speed Stake; Adult Medal Hunter Class; Various Jumper & Hunter Classes

Saturday, June 29 – Crowne Plaza Resort NAL & WIHS Adult Amateur Jumper Classics; J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Low Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Whiteface Mountain Low Junior Jumper Classic; 1.35 Beacon Hill Horse Transportation Jumper Class; Various Jumper & Hunter Classes

Sunday, June 30 – $75,000 Equine Insurance Service/Great American Grand Prix of Lake Placid, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC.; Mirror Lake Inn High Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; North Star High Junior Jumper Classic; Juliam Farm Lead Line; C.M. Hadfield’s Saddlery Parade of Champions; Price Chopper NAL & WIHS Children’s Jumper Classics; MME Adult Amateur & Children’s Hunter Classics; Hunter & Equitation Classes

A generous thank you to this year’s horse show sponsors including: 17 Hands Gallery, Abba Vet Supply, Adirondack Flying Service, Adirondack Life, Animal Planet, Anonymous, Arbor Hill Farm (The Boggio Family), Bainbridge Farms, LLC, Beacon Hill Farm, Beacon Hill Horse Transportation, Inc., Beval Saddlery, Debbie & Jim Burrows, C.M. Hadfield’s Saddlery, Inc., Carr-Hughes Productions, Casella Waste Management, Champlain Valley Equipment, Jane Forbes Clark, Clifton Park Rental Center, CMJ Sporthorse, Community Bank NA, Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club, Dartbrook Rustic Goods, David R. Fowler Custom Tack Trunks, Deeridge Farms, Der-Dau Custom Made Boots, Devoucoux, Inc., Eastern Hay & Grain, Equifit, Inc., Equine Insurance Services/Great American, FarmVet, Inc., Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Hannaford Supermarkets, High Peaks Resort, Hollow Brook Wealth Management, LLC, The Hooker Family, Horse Watch, Horseshoe Trail Farm, LLC, Hunt LTD, J Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Jamaica Tent Company, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC., Jetway Private Air, Juliam Farm, The Keith and Shilen Families, KJ Robinson, Lake Placid CVB, Lake Placid Lodge, Lake Placid Summit Resort Hotel & Suites, The Levy Family, Dan & Cynthia Lufkin, Michael Morrissey Enterprises LLC, Mirror Lake Inn / The Cottage Cafe, Mountain Horse, North Star, Northwoods Inn, On A Fence Designs, ORDA – Whiteface Mountain, Pepsico, P.F. Farm, Price Chopper, Purina Animal Nutrition, Quiet Hill Farm, Ruthie’s Run, Sand Castle Farm, Michael Schultz, Sea Shore Stables LLC, Sidelines, Dennis Sisco & Alexine Lesko, Storm Ridge Capital, Stretton Enterprises, Inc., The Brown Dog Deli & Wine Bar, The Tack Shelter, The Whiteface Lodge, The Wild Center, Time Warner Cable, Town of North Elba Park District, Woodlea Farms, WPTZ News Channel 5, and Y-106.3 FM.  Special event sponsors include: Hannaford Supermarkets (Horse Club Junior Day); Beval Saddlery Ltd. (Golf Tournament); Animal Planet, The Brown Dog Deli & Wine Bar (Doggie Costume Contest); Horse Watch (Young Riders Clinics); and Juliam Farm (Lead Line Class).

For the first time ever, show jumping fans across the country and around the world are able to watch competition from the Lake Placid Horse Shows live as it happens.  HRTV, The Network for Horse Sports, is offering free live webcasts of all classes in the horse shows’ Grand Prix Field.  The live webcasts, produced by ShowNet, are available free of charge at www.hrtv.com and through a link at the horse shows’ website at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.

Admission to the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows is just $2.00 on weekdays and $5.00 on weekends. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free. Tickets are available at the gate. The horse shows are located at the North Elba Showgrounds, 5514 Cascade Road (Route 73) in Lake Placid, directly across from the ski jumps.

For a special behind-the-scenes look at the horse shows, guided walking tours are offered Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11:30 a.m.  The tour costs just $1.00 and starts at the Lake Placid Horse Show’s Retail Booth.

Further information on the Lake Placid Horse Shows presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC is available by calling the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at 518-523-9625 or on line at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.

Princeton Show Jumping 2012 – Laura Chapot Wins the Grand Prix

October 09, 2012 By: janwest Category: General

Princeton Show Jumping – Week 3 Wrap Up

October 09, 2012 By: janwest Category: General