Calistoga Classic Horse Show at Napa County Fairgrounds July 17-20
20, 2003, Calistoga, CA--Mark your calendar for July 17-20, 2003,
when The Calistoga Classic horseshow comes to the Napa County Fairgrounds
in Calistoga. Its exciting new format features the best of local
businesses and attractions in addition to top caliber horses and
riders from all over the West Coast.
night opens with the Fiesta Party, featuring authentic Mexican,
food, dancing and displays, plus a hotly contested Grooms
Class (tickets available at the door). Friday night, enjoy the Hoedown
Party hosted by Joe and Jennifer Montana, with the band Pure Ecstasy
a barbecue, and special door prizes following the $5,000 Beringer
Welcome Stake, where the first prize is a Hawaiian trip sponsored
by Viviani Touring Company. Tickets are available for $50 per person.
highlights during the show include the special Young Horse Division,
with $5000 in prize money supported by local veterinarians on Friday;
the $2,500 Cal Mart Young Horse Classic and the $5000 Purina Non-Pro
Prix for junior and amateur riders, both on Saturday. Admission
is free to watch these events, and also for Saturdays Horseworld
exhibition in the infield of the racetrack, which will include dressage,
polo, carriage horses, pony rides and more. Horseworld starts at
10AM and continues all day.
popular Napa Valley institution and fundraiser is one of the shows
highlights: The Napa Valley Classic lights up Saturday night, including
a fabulous wine and cheese party, silent auction, and a fast-paced
Calcutta auction prior to the main attraction, the exciting $10,000
Sutter Home Speed Class. Please call 707-942-4222 or visit www.Napavalleyclassic.com
for tickets to this charity event.
is family day, showcasing the competitive $1,000 Napa Valley Equestrian
Center Pony Prix and the $25,000 Grand Prix of the Napa Valley,
supported by local businesses such as Central Valley Builders
Supply and nationwide ones such as Oster and Blackburn Architects.
Plan on attending the Little League Pancake Breakfast on the Grand
Prix field at 10:30AM; tickets are $6 and available at the door.
table seating will be available throughout the show. In addition,
spectators and exhibitors will enjoy a fun vendor row
located behind the Grand Prix ring in the shade, which will feature
local vendors, artists, and farmers market sellers.
to our many businesses who are involved as sponsors, including Riding
Magazine, Bank of the West, Ost Engineering, Santa Rosa Saddlery,
Mill Creek Veterinary Service, Equipedic, Back in the Saddle, Point
Reyes Inn, Breyer, Bank of America, Saddles to Boots, and more.
Calistoga Classic will bring in top equestrians to enjoy Calistoga
and the surrounding area, as well as presenting the beauty and excitement
of top quality horses and riders to local residents and visitors
invited to join in the fun, as a spectator, vendor, exhibitor or
sponsor. For more information please call 707-942-4432 or email