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Celebrate Easter at a Gallop at Foxhall Events - Tickets are on Sale!

Atlanta, GA, March 3, 2003 – Tickets for the 2003 Foxhall Events, held on Thursday, April 17 through Easter Sunday, April 20, are now on sale through Ticketmaster or any Ticketmaster outlet. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults - $20, Seniors $15, Members - $40, 4-Day Members Pass - $125. Foxhall Events includes the Foxhall Flower Show and the Foxhall Cup – both events are held on Foxhall Farm in Douglasville, Georgia.

Captain Mark Philips, the Foxhall Cup cross-country course designer, has made innovative modifications to the course that covers Foxhall Farm and runs through the Foxhall Flower Show. This year there will be other events, including a Driving Exhibition and Dressage Exhibition. Guests will have unique shopping opportunities in the Foxhall Market Place, which will be filled with vendors selling appealing equestrian and garden themed merchandise. The Daughters of the British Empire will serve tea each afternoon from 1pm until 3 pm. There will be a designated Foxhall children’s area where the youngsters can play or make arts and crafts. The Douglasville Junior League will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19 at 1:00 p.m.

The Foxhall Flower Show, in its second year, is the only outdoor flower show in the United States with Standard Flower Show status. This year's theme, "A Southern Springtime," will reflect the history of traditional European open-air flower shows, while showcasing the best of the American South. Featuring the creativity of award winning professional and amateur designers, Foxhall will offer Show Garden, Horticulture and Floral Design divisions. Exhibitors will compete for $60,000 in prizes. Attendees will be exposed to exceptional outdoor show gardens and will be informed about the latest trends in gardening through informational displays and a lecture series.

In its fourth year, the Foxhall Cup has been designated the National Championship of Eventing by USA Equestrian. Over one hundred international and American riders, including 2000 Sydney Olympic Gold Medallist David O'Connor, will compete for $50,000. Eventing features Dressage, Cross-Country, and Show Jumping and is the ultimate comprehensive test of the all-around ability of the horse and rider.

Foxhall Events is pleased to announce that The Home Depot will be the presenting sponsor for both the Foxhall Cup and the Foxhall Flower Show. Other sponsors include Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown, Coca-Cola, Greystone Power, Pfizer, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies and Douglas County.

All proceeds from Foxhall Events will benefit the Shepherd Center and botanical gardens in Georgia.

For event information, please call (404) 572-7255 or visit the official website at or Tickets are available online at, at all Ticketmaster outlets, including Publix Supermarkets and Tower Records, or to charge tickets by phone, call (404) 249-6400.


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