Bell Named To Manage New York, Las Vegas, by National Horse Show
York, New York (May 2, 2003) -- Bob Bell of Charleston, South Carolina,
has been named Manager of the new Metropolitan National Horse Show
in New York City, and the 120th National Horse Show (Indoor Championships),
in Las Vegas, Nevada, the National Horse Show Association announced
46, whose Classic Company is among Americas premier equestrian
competition management organizations, has a long and varied experience
in the sport. Among the shows he has organized are the Gulf Coast
Winter Series, the Atlanta Series, and the highly popular Biltmore
event in North Carolina, at the Vanderbilt estate. He also served
14 years in management capacities at the Washington International.
joined us in the feasibility studies of the new venue in New York
(at Pier 94 and the Show Piers on the Hudson complex), and has been
a tremendous asset in evaluating the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas,
said Alan F. Balch, president of the National. Weve
been in continual touch for months now, informally, and we certainly
understand why Bob has the excellent reputation he does for attending
to the needs of the exhibitors. Hes brought that perspective
to all our meetings, and I know that both these events will not
only be tops competitively, but also great experiences for both
exhibitors and spectators alike.
Committees for each of the 3 events to be produced by the National
this year will be announced soon, including the Outdoor Championships
in Wellington, Florida, managed under the auspices of Stadium Jumping,
Inc., which also consults on the management of all National Horse
Show Association events. The Metropolitan in New York is October
29-November 2, the Indoor Championships in Las Vegas is November
19-23, and the Palm Beach event is November 25-30. For more information,
contact Carolyn Vincent at 516/484-1865, via email at email@example.com,
or consult the Nationals website at www.nhs.org.
Prize Lists will be available and tickets will go on sale to the
public July 15, 2003.