St. Lawrence Summer Horse Show Series Final and $1,000 Derby Day Oct. 3 in Canton, New York

Canton, New York – St. Lawrence University is pleased to announce the final show in their summer series on October 3. The Show will include a $1,000 Hunter Derby competition sponsored by The Plaid Horse Magazine, America’s Premier Horse Show Magazine.


Adam Hill and Piper Klemm of The Plaid Horse and SLU Riding Head Coach Mary Dreuding presented Alyssa Bokor with the 2014 Championship in the $1,000 St. Lawrence University Hunter Derby, Sponsored by The Plaid Horse.

This Series Horse Show Finals will include a modified class schedule offering Hunter Derbies, Equitation Challenge and Mini-Prix final. For those who chose to be a member of the show series, points are awarded and tallied and year-end awards are given out at this show.


“We are thrilled to be a part of such a great series. The day is really fun- gift bags for all competitors, lots of great prizes and great sponsors, and SLU Riding offers classes that the local community gets excited for,” says Piper Klemm, Ph.D., Publisher of The Plaid Horse.


Alyssa Bokor and Carafino, 2014 Winner of the $1,000 St. Lawrence University Hunter Derby, Sponsored by The Plaid Horse.

The St. Lawrence Summer Horse Show Series is a series of hunter/jumper shows held at the Elsa Gunnison Appleton Riding Hall just at the edge of the campus of St. Lawrence University on Route 68 in Canton, New York. Competitors come from the northern New York region as well as Vermont and New Hampshire. We have a large indoor facility as well as outside grounds so the show will not be canceled due to weather.


Additional prizes are sponsored by Mary Pagones (author), Equi in Style, Model Horse Jumps, Belle & Bow Equestrian, Kim Ablon Whitney (author), Welsh Wear, and The Plaid Horse.


2015 The St. Lawrence Summer Horse Show Series Final and Derby—Fast Facts

Events:  Series Final and Derby Day

What: Fourth and final event in the St. Lawrence Summer Horse Show Series

$1,000 Derby Day

Final awards for the series are announced

 The Elsa Gunnison Appleton Riding Hall, St. Lawrence University campus

 Oct. 3, 2015

Prizes: $1,000 Derby sponsored by The Plaid Horse

Additional prizes provided by:

  • Belle & Bow Equestrian
  • Kim Ablon Whitney (author)
  • Equi in Style
  • Model Horse Jumps
  • Mary Pagones (author)
  • Welsh Wear
  • The Plaid Horse

9 am – 5 pm

Management: Mary Beth Burnham, Show Secretary, Phone: 315-229-5300


Blue Ribbons by Kim Ablon Whitney.


Mary Pagones generously donating her book, “Fortune’s Fool.”


TPH Editor, Jennie Carleton models her navy Welsh Wear Shirt. Welsh Wear is another Prize Sponsor of the SLU Riding Derby Day on October 3rd!


Belle and Bow Equestrian, another generous prize sponsor!


Prize Sponsor Model Horse Jumps!


Brandi Cyrus models the Equi In Style Cool Shirt.