52nd Annual Garden State Horse Show Returns, April 30-May 4
NJDecember 15, 2002The 52nd annual Garden State Horse
Show returns to the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ, April
30-May 4, 2002. Presented by the Junior Essex Troop, Inc., the Garden
State Horse Show is the largest horse show in New Jersey.
show features five rings of exciting equestrian competition daily
and is highlighted by the $50,000 Garden State Grand Prix, a member
event of the King Shavings/U.S. Grand Prix League, on Saturday,
The Garden State Horse Show draws top equestrians, with many making
the show their first stop in the northeast after wintering in Florida.
The prestigious event marks the start of the spring circuit, enticing
hunters and jumpers with top prize money. Garden State Horse Show
highlights include the $15,000 Junior Amateur-Owner Jumper Division,
part of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series, The
$10,000 Colonel George Saunders Gamblers Choice and Marshall &
Sterling Childrens & Adult League, presented by Corona-Lexol.
Garden State Horse Show is rated "AA" by USA Equestrian
(formerly known as the American Horse Shows Association). As one
of the largest shows of its kind in the country, the Garden State
Horse Show attracts the nations best riders, including U.S.
Equestrian Team and Olympic veterans such as Peter Leone and Nona
In addition to witnessing top athletes, spectators can enjoy the
numerous shopping and dining opportunities available at The Country
Fair. Admission is free every day except Grand Prix Saturday, when
admission is $10.00 per carload. Please call (973) 948-5022 for
ticket information and for other information on the Garden State
Horse Show, please call (508) 698-6810