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The Summer Spectacular Returns to the Ridge at Riverview August 7-17

August 05, 2014 By: janwest Category: General

Asbury, NJ – August 4, 2014 – The Ridge at Riverview is pleased to announce that the hunter/jumper competition’s prize list is currently available online for the 2014 Summer Spectacular. The Summer Spectacular, one of the most scenic shows in the nation, will return this August 7-17, 2014 to the Ridge at Riverview. The show will include a wide spectrum of hunter and jumper classes, as well as a full schedule of events for both exhibitors and spectators. Being only one hour from New York City, this show is an excellent venue for competitors.

The Ridge at Riverview is run by Olympian Nona Garson, and is a gem to the city of Asbury with rolling open fields, a large Grand Prix Ring, Hunter Ring and a Derby Field with natural obstacles. The property has also recently added a 150 x 300 foot all-weather sand arena.

Photo by Paws and Rewind LLC.

The Summer Spectacular offers over $30,000 in prize money over two weeks of hunter and jumper competition. The highlight of the jumper agenda is $10,000 Ridge at Riverview Grand Prix, to take place at 2 p.m. on both Sunday, August 10 and Sunday, August 17. The show will also feature the $2,000 Jersey Jumper Derby, the $2,500 Futures Grand Prix and the $2,000 Open Jumper Welcome Class. This year, the division will also include an Itty Bitty Mini Prix for aspiring jumpers. There will also be an array of hunter/jumper classes for children, adults, juniors, amateurs and future jumpers.

 The hunter derby classes will feature some of the most competitive horse and rider combinations in the region as they compete for the top honors in the $2,000 Asbury Hunter Derby where riders will contend for the win on the all-grass Grand Prix Field at noon. Children will also have an opportunity to compete in the $500 Children’s Hunter Pony Derby, as well as add an additional level of competition with the $500 Children’s Hunter Horse Derby. Adult Amateur riders will have the opportunity to shine in the $500 Adult Hunter Derby.

Photo by Paws and Rewind LLC.

The Summer Spectacular also offers a variety of equitation classes for people of all experience and age levels. These classes include the M&S Children’s Pony Medal/NJPHA Pony Equitation, M&S Children’s 2’6″ Equitation, the M&S Farnam Adult Medal, the M&S Adult 2’6″ Medal, the NJPHA Children’s Equitation/NJHSA Junior Bronze Medal, the NJPHA Mini Medal/M&S Children’s Horse Medal and the NJHSA Mini Maclay.

 Along with the hunter/jumper classes, the Summer Spectacular makes every show unique with special awards. These presentations include the Hunter Derby Groom’s Award, Jumper Groom’s Award, Jumper Style Award, Best Junior Rider on a Horse/Pony and Best Adult Amateur Rider, Child/Adult Jumper Style Award, Junior/Amateur Jumper Style Award, and the Professional Jumper Style Award.

 This premiere state-of-the-art facility offers the best of the equestrian sports with tough competition, a wide array of classes and generous prize money. Located only an hour from New York City, NY, and an hour from Philadelphia, PA, the Ridge at Riverview offers one of the most centrally located horse shows in the northern United States. For more information about the Asbury Jumper Classic please visit

 To view full prize list click here


 Events: The 2014 Summer Spectacular

 What: The Ridge at Riverview’s 2014 show includes two weeks of top competition from August 7-17, 2014.

 Where: The Ridge at Riverview 3 Wolverton Road Asbury, NJ, 08802

 When: August 7-17, 2014

 $10,000 Ridge at Riverview Grand Prix

 $2,000 Jersey Jumper Derby

 $2,500 Futures Grand Prix

 $2,000 Open Jumpers Welcome Class

 $2,000 Asbury Hunter Derby

 $1,500 NAL Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic

 $1,000 1.30m Open Jumper

 $500 1.20m Open Jumper

 Marshall & Sterling Classics

 Hours: 8am – 5pm daily


 FROM the East heading WEST on ROUTE 78: Route 78 WEST to EXIT 11, Route 173/West Portal. Off the exit, follow signs to stay on ROUTE 173 WEST; Continue for 2 miles and exit off Route 173 bearing right onto BRUNSWICK AVE. Make the right onto ASBURY/W PORTAL ROAD. Go 1/4 mile, make the first left onto VALLEY STATION ROAD. Cross over the green bridge (Valley Station turns into WOLVERTON Road). The entrance to The Ridge Farm @ Riverview is the first GRAVEL driveway on the left.

 FROM the West (PA) heading EAST on ROUTE 78 Route 78 EAST to EXIT 6. This is the exit for the. Weigh Station. Go to the end of the ramp and make a LEFT onto BLOOMSBURY ROAD. Continue about 2 ½ miles (road becomes Asbury Bloomsbury Road) and make a RIGHT onto WOLVERTON ROAD. The Ridge Farm @ Riverview is the first GRAVEL driveway on the right.



 Ring Dimensions/Specs:     

 New All-Weather Sand Ring: 150′ x 300′ ft

 Hunter Ring: 280′ x 90′ ft

 Hunter Schooling Ring: 100′ x 240′ ft

 Grand Prix Ring: 340′ x 200′ ft

 Grand Prix Schooling Area: 100′ x 240′ ft


 HOLIDAY INN – 111 Route 173, Clinton, NJ, 08809 – (908)735-5111

 HAMPTON INN – 16 Frontgate Drive, Clinton, NJ, 08809 – (908)713-4800

JUG TOWN MOUNTAIN CAMPSITE – 1074 State Road 73, Asbury, NJ, 08802 – (908)735-5995
Management: Leah Epstein 908-236-9864 (phone)