Placid Horse Shows Return To The Adirondacks June 25- July 6
Placid, NYJanuary 27, 2003The Lake Placid and I Love
New York Horse Shows return to the beautiful Adirondack Mountains,
June 25 July 6, 2003 at their fabulous horse show facility
at the North Elba Showgrounds in Lake Placid.
Lake Placid Horse Shows include two AGA Grandprix Series events,
the $50,000 Budweiser Grandprix of Lake Placid on Sunday, June 29,
which will be televised on Outdoor Life Network (OLN), and the $50,000
Hermés I Love New York Grandprix on Saturday, July 5.
features of the 2003 Lake Placid Horse Shows also include two Show
Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic series events for junior riders
and amateur/owner riders. The Salamander Farm High Junior Jumper
Classic and Mirror Lake Inn Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic both take
place on Sunday, June 29 at the Lake Placid Horse Show. The Salamander
Farm High Junior Jumper Classic and the Golden Arrow Amateur-Owner
Jumper Classic take place on Saturday, July 5 at the I Love New
York Horse Show. The standings on the Show Jumping Hall of Fame
Jumper Classic Series will determine which junior riders and which
amateur/owner riders will qualify to ride in the 2003 National Horse
Show in Wellington, FL.
Kids Day will be held on Friday, June 27 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm.
This event, available to the first 100 applicants affiliated with
a club at a cost of $5 per child, is an educational and fun event
with activities such as stable tour, jumper course walk, farrier
visit, and question-and-answer seminar on safety in and out of the
ring. There will also be a raffle, giveaways, and an autograph session.
2003 Lake Placid Horse Show schedule also includes classes such
as the Whiteface Mountain Open Jumper class on Thursday, June 26;
the Lake Placid Resort North American League (NAL) Open Stake and
the Turtle Lane Farm Open Jumper Welcome Stake on Friday, June 27;
the 1.45m Hilton Lake Placid Resort Open Jumper Stake on Saturday,
June 28 and finishing the week at the Lake Placid Horse Show is
the Juliam Farm Lead Line and C.M. Hadfields Saddlery Parade
of Champions on Sunday, June 29, prior to the $50,000 Budweiser
Grand Prix of Lake Placid. As well as the premier events on Sunday,
June 29 in the Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Field, there is also
a full day of Hunter Classics in the Hunter Ring.
2003 I Love New York Horse Shows schedule includes the Phelps School
Open Stake on Wednesday, July 2; the Placid Resort Open Speed Stake
and the Pin Oak Farm Open Jumper Welcome Stake on Thursday, July
3; the Nicolas Restaurants Open Jumper class on Friday, July
4; and the WIHS Adult Amateur Jumper Classic as well as the WIHS
Childrens Jumper Classic on Sunday, July 6. Both of these
events are member events of the WIHS Championship series and these
classes will count as bonus points towards the Championships held
at the Washington International Horse Show. Also, Sunday July 6
will feature the Kathy Scholl Equitation Championship as well as
the Pony Hunter Classic. Additionally, there will be numerous hunter
and equitation divisions. A complete schedule is available by visiting
in the Adirondacks has become a yearly tradition for many North
American equestrians. Riders enjoy the Adirondack Mountain region
and the great recreational opportunities it offers. Fishing, swimming,
golfing, hiking, canoeing, camping, and biking can all be enjoyed
just a few steps away from the horse shows. There are tour boats
to guide through the waters of beautiful Lake Placid. Visitors can
take the Olympic tour to view all the sites from the 1980 Winter
Olympics. Right in Lake Placid is the Verizon Sports Complex, a
multi-sports facility training and competition site for world-class
cross country skiing, biathlon, bobsled, skeleton and luge athletes.
Visitors can watch training year round and can take a Trolley Tour
of the complex. There are also many fun activities that occur right
on the show grounds, such as the annual Doggie Costume Contest.
for the 2003 Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows include
A&M Beverages, Inc., American Grandprix Association, Anonymous,
Ariat International, Inc., Brandy Parfums, Inc., Budweiser, C.M.
Hadfields Saddlery, Inc., David R. Fowler Custom Tack Trunks,
Der Dau Custom Made Boots & Shoes, Enterprise rent-a-car, Golden
Arrow Hotel, Hermés, Hilton Lake Placid Resort, Jane F. Clark,
Juliam Farm, Kiehls, Lake Placid Resort, Lake Placid/Essex
County Visitors Bureau, Lisa A. H. Cudahy, Lonesome Landing,
Mirror Lake Inn, McDonalds, Moss Communications, Nicolas
Family Restaurants, On a Fence Designs and Rentals, ORDA-Whiteface
Mountain, The Country Saddler, The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc., Pin
Oak Farm, Price Chopper, Red Kap Sales, Inc., Salamander Farm, Sand
Castle Farm, Sidelines, The Brown Dog Café & Wine Bar,
The Hooker Family, The Phelps School, The Phillips Family, Town
of North Elba Park District, Turtle Lane Farm, US Olympic Spirit
Stores, Wild Horse Wine and WPTZ News Channel 5.
to the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows is $2.00 on weekdays
and $5.00 on weekends. Children under the age of 12 are admitted
free. Tickets are available at the gate. For more information, please
call the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at (518) 523-9625 or