Halifax, MA – June 28, 2013 – Exhibitors are gearing up for the much-anticipated Fieldstone Summer Showcase, the two-week top-tier competition will return to the Fieldstone Show Park from August 14 – 24, 2013. Entries for the Summer Showcase will close August 6. Please contact Michael Morrissey for more information, including stall reservations. Morrissey can be reached at the office by calling (941) 744-5465 or on his cell phone (941) 915-3449. Questions and stall reservations can be faxed to (941) 744-0874. The prize list and entry blank are posted on www.ShowFieldstone.com and www.stadiumjumping.com.
Click here to download the Prize List for the Fieldstone Summer Showcase.
The two weeks of competition offer a full show schedule, combined with highlight events and exceptional hospitality for exhibitors. The first week of competition features the first-ever $50,000 Fieldstone Grand Prix sponsored by Ocean Spray, Gallo Darkhorse Wine and Samuel Adams. The 2013 Summer Showcase also will also host the first annual VIP Gourmet Luncheon during the $50,000 Fieldstone Grand Prix on August 17. Spectators will be able to witness world-class professionals and amateurs take on the Grand Prix as they perform at the top of their game to win the lion’s share of the prize money.
The first week of competition features the $7,500 South Shore Equine Clinic Welcome Stake, as well as the $7,500 EquiFit Open Speed Derby. Hunter riders will also have the opportunity to compete in the $10,000 GGT Footing 3’3″ Hunter Derby and the $2,500 Fieldstone 2’9″ Hunter Derby. Ponies will descend on the Fieldstone Show Park for the $2,500 Pony Hunter Classic, where the ponies will compete over the traditional hunter course on the all-grass field in preparation for the second week’s $5,000 NEHJA Pony Hunter Classic Final.
The Fieldstone Equitation Show will mark the beginning of the second week of competition on Monday, August 19. The show will offer several national series classes including the WIHS, USEF, ASPCA and THIS equitation classes.
The Fieldstone Summer Showcase II will welcome riders back to the FieldstoneShowPark from August 20 – 24, 2013. The show provides riders the opportunity to compete in the $25,000 Antares Grand Prix, as well as the $7,500 South Shore Equine Clinic Welcome Stake, the $7,500 EquiFit Open Speed Derby, the $15,000 GGT Footing 3’3″ Hunter Derby Finals and the $10,000 NEHJA 2’9″ Hunter Derby Finals. The MHJ Medal Finals will take place on Sunday, August 25, 2013 where equitation riders will showcase their skills on the final day of competition.
Junior and Amateur-Owner Jumpers will take their turn against the clock in the Grand Prix Ring, striving to take the top award in the $5,000 High Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic and the $2,500 Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic. The Children’s/Adult Jumpers will work throughout the week to ride to the top of the leader board during Saturday’s $5,000 Child/Adult Jumper Classic.
The two weeks of competition will also host the CMJ Sporthorse Exhibitor Party following the $15,000 GGT Footing 3’3″ Hunter Derby Finals on Friday, August 23. The MHJ Medal Qualifiers Lobster Bake, sponsored by Purina Animal Nutrition and Hanson Grain, is free to all MHJ Medal Qualifiers; tickets are available for everyone else at the low price of $35 per person. The Lobster Bake will take place on Saturday, August 24. While enjoying the party, the dogs of the Fieldstone Show Park will also have their chance in the spotlight as they take on the Canine Puissance Competition, sponsored by SmartPak, at 5:30 pm. The entry fee is only $10 per entrant, and both ribbons and prize money will be awarded.
Twenty-seven years ago, the FieldstoneShowPark was built to accommodate one-day horse shows. As time went by, the demand and focus of Fieldstone shifted to multi-day events. During the fall and winter of 2012, the FieldstoneShowPark started an ambitious two-year reconstruction project. These improvements include The Vendor Village, raised VIP Pavilion and Trainer/Rider Pavilion, a 16-foot high stone lighthouse created for videotaping the Grand Prix Field, as well as stabling, GGT Sand Euro Felt Footing, infrastructure and competition coordination improvement.
While competing at the FieldstoneShowPark this summer, exhibitors and their families will also have the opportunity to explore Boston and Cape Cod, as well as taking a short drive to the Plymouth waterfront to where exhibitors can experience whale watches and visit historic Plimouth Plantation and The Mayflower.
The FieldstoneShowPark and Stadium Jumping would like to extend a special thanks to their generous Premiere Sponsors including Antares Saddles, SmartPak, GGT Footing, Langebec Wood Shavings, Holly Hill Transport, South Shore Equine Clinic and DiagnosticCenter, Equine Site.com, Equine Insurance Services and Purina Animal Nutrition. Other sponsors include Equifit, Draper Therapies, Vaughn Equine Transport, The Tack Shelter, Horse Sport International, Litchfield Equine Wellness, Ronnie Anderson Show Stables, Bell and Bows, CMJ Sporthorse, Equine Health Coach, Esterbrook Farm, Voltaire Saddles, CWD and Dover Saddlery. The FieldstoneShowPark would also like to thank their Farm Sponsors: Woodridge Farm, Grazing Fields, Autumn Mist Farm and Mor Linn Farm. The Fieldstone Summer Showcase series is proud to be aligned with charity partner, Children’s Wish Foundation International.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the August shows, please contact Scott Clawson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (781)254-9622 for further information.
For more information on Stadium Jumping and the approaching Fieldstone Summer Showcase I and II Horse Shows, please visit www.showfieldstone.com . You can also follow the Fieldstone Horse Shows on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/fieldstone.equestrian.
Photo Credit: The Fieldstone Summer Showcase prize list is now available online. Photo Courtesy of the Client. Photograph may be used only in relation to this PMG press release.
SUMMER SHOWCASE I AND II 2013 HORSE SHOW FAST FACTS
Events: 2013 Summer Showcase I and II
The Summer Showcase I and II Horse Show includes two weeks of top hunter/jumper and equitation competitions during the month of August. The series is host to the $50,000 Fieldstone Grand Prix, $7,500 Welcome Stake, $7,500 Open Speed Derby and the all-new $15,000 3’3″ Hunter Derby and $5,000 2’9″ Hunter Derby.
Fieldstone Show Park
21 Plymouth St.
Halifax, MA, 02338
SUMMER SHOWCASE I – August 14 – 18
$50,000 Fieldstone Grand Prix
$7,500 Welcome Stake
$7,500 Open Speed Derby
$10,000 3’3″ Hunter Derby
$2,500 2’9″ Hunter Derby
$2,500 Pony Classic
FIELDSTONE EQUITATION SHOW – August 19, 2013
M&S Children’s Medal Horse 3′
M&S Pony Medals
Equisport Insurance U.S. Pony Medal
WIHS Pony Medal
THIS National Children’s Medal
M&S Junior Medal
ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship
Pessoa U.S. Hunter Seat Medal
Platinum Performance USEF Show Jumping Talent Search
WIHS Equitation 3’6″
Ariat Adult Medal 3′
SUMMER SHOWCASE II – August 20-24, 2013
$25,000 Antares Grand Prix
$7,500 Welcome Stake
$7,500 Open Speed Derby
$15,000 NEHJA 3’3″ Hunter Derby Finals
$10,000 NEHJA 2’9″ Hunter Derby Finals
$5,000 NEHJA Pony Hunter Classic Finals
8am – 5pm daily
Animals: No dogs or other pets are allowed on the grounds unless they are leashed and under control. Unrestrained pets will be impounded and released only upon payment of fine,
From Route 3: Heading south or north take Exit 9(Rte. 3A, Kingston, Plymouth). Top of the ramp turn right on Rte 3A (towards Kingston). Through two sets of lights to a blinking light, bear left on to Rte 27-106. Travel about one mile to set of lights and fork. Take left at fork onto Rte 106. Fieldstone Farm is approximately 5 miles on the right in Halifax, MA.
From the West: Rte 495 to Rte 24 North. First exit Rte 104 and head east. Rte 104 merges with Rte 106. Cross over Rte 58 in HalifaxCenter. Fieldstone Farm is 1.2 miles on the left.
Before Show – (941) 527-6602, email@example.com
During Show – Telephone: (781) 422-7978, Fax: (781) 679-0739
Stabling – Call (781) 422-7978
The Grand Prix Field is grass. The Jumper Ring 5, Hunter Ring 1, Equitation Ring 2, Hunter Ring 4, Jumper Schooling areas and other schooling areas have Sand Euro Felt footing. The lunging area has a sand surface. The dimensions of the competition areas are as follows:
Grand Prix Field: 350′ x 400′, Jumper Ring 5: 200’x 250′, Hunter Ring 1: 175′ x 240′, Equitation Ring 2: 175′ x 250′, Hunter Ring 4: 100′ x 210′
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