Officials to Judge at 2004 Garden State Horse Show
NJJanuary 21, 2004The Garden State Horse Show, presented
by the Junior Essex Troop, Inc., has announced the officials for
this years show, May 5-9 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds
in Augusta, NJ.
years team of judges and stewards, hand-picked by the show
committee according to its commitment to creating one of the finest
hunter/jumper shows in the country, includes some of the nations
hunter and equitation divisions at the 2004 Garden State Horse Show
will be judged by Thomas and Wissie Brede of Stamping Ground, KY;
Lucie McKinney of Darien, CT; Mindy Minetto of Wellington, FL; and
Mark Tompkins of Ada, MI.
these judges in the jumper ring will be Barry Lobel of Morristown,
NJ. Beverly Bedard of Camp Hill, PA, and Jackie Martin of Centerport,
NY, will preside as stewards for the show. John E. Franzreb, III
of Staten Island, NY, will serve as Schooling Supervisor.
Rheinheimer of Willoughby, OH, will design the Grand Prix course.
Nancy Wallis of Willow Grove, PA, will be the Turf Jumper course
designer. Wallis will join Rheinheimer in designing the jumper courses.
addition to some of the nations most respected officials,
the Garden State Horse Show also draws high-caliber equestrian athletes,
including Olympic veterans and world-class show jumpers such as
Nona Garson and Peter Leone, making the show their first stop in
the northeast after wintering in Florida. The prestigious event
marks the start of the spring circuit, enticing hunters and jumpers
with top prize money.
Garden State Horse Show, New Jerseys largest horse show, offers
five rings of exciting equestrian competition daily from 8:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m. and is highlighted by the $50,000 Garden State Grand
Prix, a member event of the King Shavings/U.S. Grand Prix League,
on Saturday, May 8.
features include the $7,500 Colonel George Saunders Gamblers Choice
class, the $5,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur-Owner
Prix, and Marshall & Sterling Childrens & Adult League
addition to witnessing top athletes, spectators can enjoy the numerous
shopping and dining opportunities available at The Country Fair.
Admission is free every day except Grand Prix Saturday, when admission
is $10.00 per carload to benefit a local charity. For ticket information
for the 2004 Garden State Horse Show, please call (973) 948-5022.
For all other inquiries, please call (508) 698-6810 or visit gardenstatehorseshow.org.