Lake Placid, NY – June 26, 2018 – The 49th annual Lake Placid Horse Shows, presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farm, LLC, opened their two-week stay in the Adirondacks Tuesday with a limited schedule that featured wins by Jimmy Torano and Rachel Glickigh in the two sections of the Sidelines 1.30-meter Speed Class.
In the first section, Torano, who will be looking to defend his championship Sunday in the $75,000 Prevost Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix, topped a field of 41 horses on Armageddon. Glickigh then topped a field of 37 horses in the second section on MJ.
The 2018 Lake Placid Horse Show runs through Sunday, highlighted by Sunday’s $75,000 Prevost Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix. The I Love New York Horse Show will follow, July 3-8, highlighted by the $100,000 Great American Insurance Group Grand Prix on Saturday, July 7. The show will also include the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby Presented by Eastern Hay & Purina Animal Nutrition on Sunday, July 8.
The Lake Placid Horse Shows offer over $535,000 in prize money and feature the nation’s best horses and riders competing in four show rings. The horse shows offers more than 100 classes of competition each week for all levels of competition ranging from young children on ponies to grand prix competitors and Olympic competitors and medalists. Each show is USEF ‘AA’ rated for hunters and 6* rated for Jumpers.
Admission to the horse show is just $2.00 on weekdays and $5.00 on weekends. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free. Discounts are available for groups of 20 or more. For a behind the scenes look at the horse show, guided walking tours are offered on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11:30 a.m. The tour groups meet at the horse show retail booth, and the tours, costing just $1.00, last approximately one hour.
Upcoming highlights of the Lake Placid Horse Show include:
Wednesday, June 27 – $1,200 Lake Placid Lodge 1.30m Jumper Class; $1,500 Adirondack Life 1.35m Jumper Class; $5,000 NBC 5 1.40m Jumper Class; WIHS Equitation Jumper Phase; WIHS Equitation Hunter Phase; Platinum Performance SJ Talent Search 3*; The National PHA Equitation Class; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Thursday, June 28 – $1,500 Hampton Inn 1.35m Jumper Class; ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay; Dover USEF Hunter Seat Medal; NCEA Junior Hunt Seat Medal; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Friday, June 29 – $1,500 Pepsi Beverages Co. 1.35m Jumper Class; $5,000 Dartbrook Rustic Goods 1.40m Jumper Class; $30,000 Volatire Jumper Classic (3 PM); U.S. Adult Equitation; Ariat Adult Medal; Marshall & Sterling U.S. Pony Medal – Small, Medium, Large; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Saturday, June 30 – $20,000CMJ Sporthorse 1.40m Open Stake; $7,500 High Peaks Resort Low Junior Jumper Classic; $7,500 Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Low Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; $5,000 J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Adult Amateur Jumper Classic;THIS National Children’s Medal; $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby presented by Beacon Hill Horse Transportation; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Sunday, July 1 – $5,000 The Wild Center Children’s Jumper Classic; $10,000 Mirror Lake Inn Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Juliam Farm Lead Line Class (1:00 PM); C.M. Hadfield’s Parade of Champions (1:30 PM); $75,000 Prevost Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix of Lake Placid presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farm (2:00 PM); $1,000 MMG Adult Amateur Hunter Classic; $1,000 MMG Children’s Hunter Classic; Various Hunter, Jumper, & Equitation Classes
Thank you to this year’s list of generous sponsors including 17 Hands Gallery, Adirondack Life, Anonymous, Bainbridge Farms, LLC, Beacon Hill Horse Transportation, Inc., Beyaert Farm, Debbie & Jim Burrows, C.M. Hadfield’s Saddlery, Inc., Carolina Arena Equipment, Casella Waste Management, Jane Forbes Clark, Clifton Park Rental Center, CMJ Sporthorse, Community Bank NA, Crowne Plaza Lake Placid, Dartbrook Rustic Goods, David R. Fowler Custom Tack Trunks, Deeridge Farms, Der Dau Custom Made Boots, Eastern Hay & Grain, Equestrian Living, FarmVet, Inc., Featherlite Coaches, Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Great American Insurance Group, Hampton Inn, High Peaks Resort, Hollow Brook Wealth Management, LLC, Hooker Family, Horse Watch, Horseshoe Trail Farm, LLC, Hunt, Ltd., iEquine Media Inc., J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Juliam Farm, Kate Levy & Family, Lake Placid CVB / Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), Lake Placid Flower and Gift Co., Lake Placid Lodge, Milagro Tequila/Empire Merchants North, Mirror Lake Inn / The Cottage Cafe, The Morrissey Family, Morrissey Management Group, NBC 5, North Star, On A Fence Designs, Pepsi Beverages Company, Prevost, Pure Placid, Purina Animal Nutrition, RobinsonRidge, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Saratoga, Ruthies Run, Sagamore Farm, Sage Hill Farm, Sea Shore Stables, LLC, ShowNet, Sidelines, Dennis Sisco & Alexine Lesko, Storm Ridge Capital, LLC, Stretton Enterprises, Inc., Taylor Rental/New Holland, The Clothes Horse, The Whiteface Lodge, The Wild Center, Town of North Elba Park District, Village of Lake Placid, Voltaire Design, and Woodlea Farms.
Additional information on the Lake Placid Horse Shows is available by calling the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at 518-523-9625 or visit online at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.