Gives Spectators Another Taste Of The Hudson Valley
SAUGERTIES, NY (July 1, 2004) The ever-popular "Taste of"
Event, presented by Cumulus Broadcasting, returns this summer to HITS-On-The-Hudson
on July 24. At HITS new 200-acre site in Saugerties, New York, spectators
will get a chance to taste some of the best cuisine the Hudson Valley
has to offer.
the backdrop of the majestic Catskill Mountains, local restaurants,
wineries and breweries will tantalize horse show attendees with
a virtual cornucopia of food, wine, beer and ale. Participating
establishments will include: Bing's, Blue Mountain Bistro, Bluestone
Country Inn, Caf Tamayo, Catskill Point, Chowhound, Depuy Canal
House, Dutch Tavern, French Corner, Hickory BBQ Smokehouse, Hyde
Park Brewery, Main Street Bistro, New World Home Cooking, Town &
Country Liquors, and Village Pizza.
addition to experiencing the excellent dining opportunities available
in the Hudson Valley, spectators can watch many of the country's
best horses and riders compete. Show jumping classes start at 8am
and go to 5pm. The ten different arenas are sure to offer something
for everyone. Shoppers can stroll along Vendors Row, which houses
Friendly Mercedes, Ford Trucks and a variety of boutiques selling
jewelry, watches, custom saddlery and tack, souvenirs, custom boots
and shoes, and unique clothing with an equestrian flare.
of" goes from Noon to 2pm on Saturday, July 24 at the HITS-On-The-Hudson
show grounds. Admission for all activities is $5 for adults, which
is donated to Family of Woodstock, Inc. Children 12 and under are
admitted free. Parking is free.
produced its first series of horse shows-a three-week circuit in
Gainesville, Florida-in 1982. Today HITS produces five horse show
circuits-the Ocala Winter Circuit in Florida; Indio Desert Circuit
in California; Arizona Winter Circuit in Tucson; HITS Culpeper in
Virginia; and the newest addition, HITS-on-the Hudson in New York.
Individually, each is a first rate horse show series; collectively,
they represent the largest group of equestrian events under a single
management group in the United States.
THROUGH SUNDAY, 2004 SHOW DATES
IV - July 21-25
V - July 28-August 1
York Horse & Pony Show VI - August 4-8
VII - September 1-5
Grand Prix Every Thursday
Grand Prix Every Sunday
IV, "Taste of" Event - Saturday, July 24th
V, Chili Cook-off - Saturday, July 31st
VI, Kids Day - Saturday, August 7th
VII, Seniors Day - Saturday, September 4th
- 454 Washington Avenue Extension, Saugerties, New York 12477; Tel:
845-246-8833; Website: www.HitsShows.com
SHOWS IN THE SUN - HITS Corporate; 319 Main Street, Saugerties,
New York 12477; 845-246-8833; Fax: 845-246-6731; website: www.HitsShows.com.