Window Decorating Contest Brings Horse Show to the Sidewalks of
Placid, NY May 28, 2002 The 15th Annual Equestrian
Window Decorating Contest, held in conjunction with the Lake Placid
and I Love New York Horse Shows, June 26 July 7 in scenic
Lake Placid, NY, provides an artist treat to shoppers and strollers
in Lake Placids village.
Placid village merchants showcase their horse sense
and artistic flair in the contest held concurrently with the horse
shows. The equestrian theme window displays are popular with horse
show participants, spectators, and shoppers as local businesses
welcome members of the horse show community to town.
will take place during the Lake Placid Horse Show, June 26 -30 and
winners will receive their awards on Wednesday, July 3, opening
day of the I Love New York Horse Show. The winner of the annual
window decorating contest receives $100, a blue ribbon and has their
name engraved on the perpetual plaque which is displayed in the
VIP Lounge during the horse shows and in the horse show office during
the year. The runners-up each receive a commemorative T-shirt and
horse show ribbon. Honorable Mentions are also awarded.
Adirondack Trading Company, the defending window decorating champion,
will face tough competition, as is the norm in this festive town.
Theres no doubt these companies will once again try to impress
the judges and the visitors to Lake Placid by spending hours beautifying
their windows with the elegant equestrian theme.
sure to stroll the village sidewalks during the two weeks of the
Lake Placid Horse Shows to see the variety and creativity of the
window displays, enjoy some fabulous shopping, and thank the local
merchants for their support of the Lake Placid Horse Shows.
previous winners of the Horse Shows Window Decorating Contest
Whopping Good Sweets
Mirror Lake Liquor Store
Peacock & Peacock / The Market
Peacock & Peacock
The Adirondack Trading Company
Lake Placid Horse Shows are made possible through the generosity
of many supporters and sponsors. Sponsors for the 2002 Lake Placid
and I Love New York Horse Shows include A&M Beverages, Inc.,
Adirondack Rustic, American Grandprix Association, Anonymous, Ariat,
Brandy Parfums, Inc., Budweiser/Anheuser-Busch, Inc., C.M. Hadfields
Saddlery, Inc., Jane F. Clark, Cosequin/Nutramax Labs, Lisa A. H.
Cudahy, Der-Dau Custom Made Boots, David Fowler Custom Tack Trunks,
Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Golden Arrow Hotel, Hilton Lake Placid Resort,
Jaguar, Juliam Farm, Lake Placid/Essex County Visitors Bureau,
Lake Placid Lodge, Land Rover, Lonesome Landing, M & M Mars,
McDonalds, Millers Harness Company, Mirror Lake Inn, Moss
Communications, Nicolas Family Restaurants, On a Fence Designs
and Rentals, ORDA-Whiteface Mountain, the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Group,
Inc., Pin Oak Farm, Price Chopper, Red Kap Sales, Inc./Citgo, Salamander
Farm, Sand Castle Farm, Sidelines, Supracor, The Brown Dog Deli
& Wine Bar, The Country Saddler, Ltd., The Hooker Family, The
Phelps School, The Phillips Family, Town of North Elba Park District,
Trelawny Farm, Turtle Lane Farm, Unusual Silver, Wild Horse Winery,
and WPTZ News Channel 5.
2002 Lake Placid Horse Shows include two AGA Grandprix Series events,
the $50,000 Budweiser Grandprix of Lake Placid on Sunday, June 30,
which will be televised on ESPN, and the $50,000 I Love New York
Grandprix on Saturday, July 6.
schedule also includes North American League (NAL) classes and Adult/Children's
Jumper events and Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic series
events for junior riders and amateur/owner riders on Sunday, June
30 (Lake Placid Horse Show) and Saturday, July 6 (I Love New York
Horse Show), respectively. Additionally, there will be numerous
hunter and equitation divisions including World Championship Hunter
Rider classes and Hunter Classics.
rings of competition will run simultaneously from 8:00 a.m. to late
afternoon, Wednesday through Sunday each week. Admission 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
visit the web site at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com