2003 Lake Placid Horse Shows Will Mix Fun And Education
on Ariat Kids Day
Placid, NY May 13, 2003 The annual Ariat Kids
Day at the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows returns
again this year combining kids, horses and fun!
Kids Day will be held on Friday, June 27 from 9:00 am to
12:30 pm and will include activities such as a 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.
cost to attend the event is $5.00 per participant, and lunch will
be included. There is no entry fee for chaperones; however, there
will be a fee of $3.00 per chaperone if they choose to eat with
the participants. Reservations are on a first come, first serve
basis and must be received by Monday, June 9. The event is limited
to a maximum of 100 participants. All participants must be members
of a horse or pony club and must be attending the event in conjunction
with that club. Entry forms may be obtained by contacting the
horse show office.
Day is one of the most popular traditions at the Lake Placid Horse
Shows, said Lori Martin, Lake Placid Horse Show Association
Executive Director. Its a way of bringing families
together by their participation in the fun and educational activities
at the horse show, and Kids Day allows the children to meet
some of the worlds best equestrians.
Placid will once again host outstanding equestrian competition
in the heart of the Adirondacks when the Lake Placid and I Love
New York Horse Shows return to the North Elba Showgrounds, June
25 July 6. Action takes place each Wednesday through Sunday,
8:00 am 5:00 pm, at the North Elba Showgrounds located
on Route 73 across from the ski jumps.
Lake Placid Horse Shows are renowned for combining exciting show
jumping competition with a relaxing and beautiful environment.
The shows offer the amenities of a world-class horse show with
recreational opportunities found at the finest resorts, making
it one of the most popular horse show venues in the United States.
Fishing, swimming, hiking, canoeing, camping, and biking can all
be enjoyed just a few steps away from the horse show grounds.
event, which attracts more than 1,200 horses for each of two weeks,
is one of the nations largest hunter-jumper horse shows
and features four rings of competition running simultaneously.
This years schedule includes North American League (NAL)
classes, Show jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series classes,
and WIHS Championship Series qualifiers, which count as bonus
points towards the Championships held at the Washington International
Horse Show. Additionally, there are numerous hunter and equitation
divisions including World Championship Hunter Rider classes and
for the 2003 Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows include
A&M Beverages, Inc., Adirondack Life, American Grandprix Association,
Anonymous, Ariat International, Inc., Bayer Legend, 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, Fox Run Ltd., Golden Arrow Hotel, Hermès,
Hilton Lake Placid Resort, Jane Forbes Clark, Juliam Farm, Kiehls
Since 1851, Lake Placid Resort, Lake Placid/Essex County Visitors
Bureau, Lisa A. H. Cudahy, Lonesome Landing, M&M Mars, Mirror
Lake Inn, McDonalds, Moss Communications, Nicolas
Family Restaurants, Barbara Nugent and Michael Bitterman, 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, Shamrock
Ventures LLC, Sidelines, The Brown Dog Café & Wine
Bar, The Hooker Family, The Levy Family, The Phelps School, The
Phillips Family, Town of North Elba Park District, Trelawny Farm,
Turtle Lane Farm, Unusual Silver, US Olympic Spirit Stores, Wild
Horse Winery 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 visit www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.