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Plan for a Week of Fun and Great Competition at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show

May 15, 2013 By: janwest Category: What's Happenin'

North Salem, NY – May 14, 2013 – The Old Salem Spring Horse Show continued today with the beginning of competition for a second week at Old Salem Farm. The week is full of fun events to watch and participate in for equestrians and spectators alike. You can see the “Who’s Who” of the show jumping world on the Grand Prix Field through May 19, like World Cup champion Beezie Madden, Olympic gold medalists McLain Ward and Rodrigo Pessoa, top local riders Leslie Howard, Georgina Bloomberg, Christine McCrea, and more! Come out to enjoy equestrian sport and entertain the whole family.

 

World Cup champion Beezie Madden will compete this week at Old Salem Farm

World Cup champion Beezie Madden will compete this week at Old Salem Farm

 

Join us at one of these great events!

 

Friday, May 17

 

Competition – Noon: $25,000 Grand Prix of North Salem

 

5 pm: $5,000 Groom’s Class sponsored by: Ilan Ferder Stables, JET Show Stables, CEO Stables, Mclain Ward, Inc., Equine Equipment

 

5-6:30 pm: Pasta Extravaganza! “Make Your Own Pasta” Exhibitor Party with Hilby the Skinny German Juggling Boy, called “Rivetingly Absurd” by The New York Times

 

See some of the best that the sport of show jumping has to offer!

See some of the best that the sport of show jumping has to offer!

 

Saturday, May 18

 

Competition – 1 pm: $20,000 Speed Derby of North Salem

 

3-4 pm: Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Social sponsored by Marshall & Sterling Insurance

 

Competition – 4 pm: $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, presented by Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate

 

5-6:30 pm ASPCA Equine Advocacy Reception, Join VIP bartenders Beezie & John Madden, Georgina Bloomberg and Prince Lorenzo Borghese of ABC’s The Bachelor, 100% of tips go to ASPCA Equine Advocacy efforts. (R.S.V.P. devia.brown@aspca.org or 212-8767700, x 4676)

 

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Social

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Social

 

Sunday, May 19

 

Highlight Competition – 2:30 pm: $100,000 Empire State Grand Prix, presented by The Kincade Group

 

11 am – 4 pm: ASPCA Adoption Day! Meet rescued dogs, cats, and miniature horses looking for forever homes!

Save your spot on the hill to watch Sunday's grand prix!

Save your spot on the hill to watch Sunday’s grand prix!

 

Great food is available every day at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show. be sure to stop by and visit the Little Kabab Station, one of the most popular food joints in Westchester, along with Little Crepe Street. They are serving their famous Bombay Frankie rolls and are rated as the best sandwiches in Westchester. They are also serving chicken tikka masala and saag paneer with basmati rice. Also try out David’s World Famous for special items every day, or get your coffee fix at Muddy Paw Coffee!

 

For those who can’t make it out this weekend, but still want to watch great hunter/jumper action, our two main events – The $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, presented by Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate, on May 18, and the $100,000 Empire State Grand Prix, presented by The Kincade Group, on May 19 – will be live streamed on USEF Network presented by Smartpak. The entire Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show is also live streamed at www.shownet.biz!

 

The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows celebrate its 31st year in 2013 and offer two weeks of exceptional equestrian sport on May 7-12 and May 14–19 at one of the nation’s premier and newly renovated equestrian facilities, Old Salem Farm, in North Salem, New York. Old Salem’s beautifully manicured grounds, list of elite horses and riders, and fantastic social gatherings draw spectators from Westchester County and beyond to watch horses and ponies of every size compete for almost $500,000 in prize money. The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows feature over 130 hunter and jumper classes each week, bringing together top competitors, including Olympic show jumpers, from across the country. For more information, please visit www.oldsalemfarm.net/mayhome.

 

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