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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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Kentucky Spring Horse Shows Prize List Now Available Online

February 22, 2013 By: janwest Category: What's Happenin'

Lexington, KY – February 21, 2013 – Kentucky Spring Horse Shows’ management company, Kentucky Horse Shows LLC, is pleased to announce that the hunter/jumper competition’s prize list is currently available online. The prize list and entry blank are posted at www.kentuckyhorseshows.com, or email prizelist@kentuckyhorseshows.com for a hard copy. Entries for the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows close on March 26, 2013.

 

The Kentucky Spring Horse Show will mark the first week of competition, from May 8-12, 2013, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The first week will include the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby in the Rolex Stadium, an event riders will use to gear up for the $100,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby Finals, which will be held in August. Each year the derby includes jumps reminiscent of the hunt field, such as a natural post and split rails, a stonewall, a coop, an aiken, hedges, logs, banks, and ditches.

 

The jumper highlights in the Rolex Stadium during the first week will include the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic on May 9th, which will kick-off the seven part Hagyard Challenge Series. On Sunday, May 12th, the $75,000 Commonwealth Grand Prix will take center stage.

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Competition will continue the following week with the Kentucky Spring Classic held May 15-19, 2013. The $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic will be held on Thursday, May 16 as riders try to accumulate valuable points for the Hagyard Leading Rider Bonus. On Saturday, May 18, riders will compete under the lights in the Rolex Stadium during the $75,000 Mary Rena Murphy Grand Prix sponsored by Audi of Lexington.

 

The $50,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby Series will return for the Spring and Summer shows with events each week that culminate with the $15,000 Leading Hunter Rider Awards. The Kentucky Spring Classic will also be a WCHR Member event, where riders can earn points towards year-end awards. Both weeks of the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows will offer WIHS & NAL classics for Children’s & Adult hunter and jumper riders as well as $10,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Classics.

 

The Open Jumper competitors will also have an opportunity to showcase their mounts during the $20,000 Bluegrass Classic held each week. The newest addition to the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows will be the Take2 Thoroughbred Hunter and Jumper divisions.

 

The Kentucky Spring Horse Shows would also like to extend a special thanks to all of their generous sponsors including Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Hallway Feeds, Audi of Lexington, Johnson Horse Transportation, Farm Vet, Dietrich Insurance and Sleepy P Ranch.
While competing at the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows, exhibitors and their families can also explore downtown Lexington, which features fine dining and shopping. The beautiful Lexington area offers numerous hotel accommodations near the horse show facilities and the main downtown area.
For more information on Kentucky Horse Shows LLC and the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows, please visit www.kentuckyhorseshows.com. To request a prize list please email prizelist@kentuckyhorseshows.com.

 

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Photo Credit: The Kentucky Spring Horse Shows prize list is now available online. Photo Courtesy of the Client. Photograph may be used only in relation to this PMG press release.

 

KENTUCKY HORSE SHOWS 2013 HORSE SHOW SERIES FAST FACTS
Events: 2013 Kentucky Spring Horse Shows
What:
The Kentucky Horse Shows 2013 series includes two weeks of top hunter/jumper competitions during the month of May. The Kentucky Horse Show Series is the host of the Hagyard Challenge Series and Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby Series.
Where: Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY, site of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. Home to the United States Equestrian Federation.
When:

KENTUCKY SPRING HORSE SHOW – May 8-12, 2013

$25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic

$75,000 Commonwealth Grand Prix $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby

$5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby

 

KENTUCKY SPRING CLASSIC – May 15-19, 2013 $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic $75,000 Mary Rena Murphy Grand Prix sponsored by Audi of Lexington

$5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby

WCHR recognized hunter competition
Sponsors: A special thanks to the generous sponsors of the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows: Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Hallway Feeds, Audi of Lexington, Johnson Horse Transportation, Farm Vet, Dietrich Insurance and Sleepy P Ranch.
Hours:
8am – 5pm daily
Parking: Horse Show Exhibitors may purchase a weekly parking pass at the main Horse Park entrance for $5.00. Dogs are permitted at the Kentucky Horse Park on a leash.
Directions: The Kentucky Horse Park is located 8 miles northeast of Lexington, Kentucky at Exit 120 on Interstate 75.
Information: Before Show – (859) 233-0492, Email: hakshows@earthlink.net

 

During Show – Telephone: (859) 254-3343, Fax: (859) 231-6097 Stabling – Email Tom Blankenship at tomblank@bellsouth.net

 

Stable office – Before Show: (843) 269-4737, During Show: (859) 255-0605 Prize List Advertising – Email Cindy Bozan at cindy@kentuckyhorseshows.com or call (859) 608-3709 Vendors – Email Cindy Bozan at cindy@kentuckyhorseshows.com or call (859) 608-3709 Shownet –  www.shownet.biz Website:  www.kentuckyhorseshows.com

 

Ring Dimensions/Specs: The Stonelea Ring, Murphy Ring, Walnut Ring, Stonelea/Murphy Schooling Ring, the Alltech Arena and the Rolex Stadium have Otto Sport footing consisting of fine sand and synthetic fiber on pvc mats. The Claiborne, Annex, and Covered Arena (old) rings’ footing consists of a sand cushion on limestone base. The dimensions of the competition areas are as follows:
Stonelea: 140’x 280′, Murphy: 135’x 280′, Stonelea and Murphy Schooling: 110’x 400′ Walnut: 300’x 370′, Claiborne: 140’x 270′, Annex 130’x 250′, Covered Arena (old): 145’x 285′ Rolex Stadium: 360′ x 384′, Alltech Arena: 132′ x 265′
Shopping: Vendors offering equestrian equipment, apparel, jewelry and home furnishings are located adjacent to the Stonelea Ring.
Hotels: CLARION HOTEL (Formerly Holiday Inn North) – 859-233-0512 – Approximately 4 miles (OFFICIAL HOTEL) FOUR POINTS SHERATON – 859-259-1311 – Approximately 4 miles LA QUINTA – 859-231-7551 – Approximately 4 miles KNIGHTS INN – 859-231-0232 – Approximately 4 miles EMBASSY SUITES – 859-455-5000 – Approximately 4 miles FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES BY MARRIOTT – 859 -977-5870 – Approximately 4 miles MARRIOT GRIFFIN GATE – 859-231-5100 – Approximately 4 miles RESIDENCE INN – 859-231-6191 – Approximately 5 miles COURTYARD BY MARRIOT – 859-253-4646 – Approximately 5 miles CANDLEWOOD SUITES -877-660-8543 – Approximately 6 miles RAMADA INN – 859-299-1261 – Approximately 6 miles RED ROOF INN – 859-293-2626 – Approximately 6 miles HAMPTON INN – 502-867-4888 – Approximately 6 miles SUPER EIGHT – 502-863-4888 – Approximately 6 miles

 

MICROTEL INN & SUITES – 502-868-8000 – Approximately 6 miles HOLIDAY INN GEORGETOWN – 502-570-0220 – Approximately 6 miles
CAMPGROUND RESERVATIONS: Reservations may not be made through the Horse Show office. To reserve a campsite at the Kentucky Horse Park for any of the horse shows, please call the Campground store at (800) 370-6416 or email Christy Combs at ccombs@kyhorsepark.com. Be specific as to the show name and the dates you wish to stay. Check-in time is 2:00 p.m. and checkout is 12:00 noon. You must make arrangements with the Campground store if you plan to come earlier than 2:00 p.m. or stay later than 12:00 noon. Vehicles will be towed that are not removed from a campsite by check-out time.
Management: Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC P. O. Box 11428 Lexington, KY 40575-1428 859-233-0492 (phone) 859-233-0495 (fax) email:  hakshows@earthlink.net

website:  www.kentuckyhorseshows.com

 

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