Spring Horse Shows
Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows Prize List Now Available Online
by Jennifer Wood Media, Inc.
North Salem, NY – March 13, 2013 – The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows are pleased to announce that the prize list for this year’s competition is now available online at: www.oldsalemfarm.net. The 2013 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows boast an increase of prize money, the addition of the Medium Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Division and a new USEF 6* jumper rating. This premier event will take place May 7-12 and May 14-19, 2013, at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, New York.
“We are proud to offer additional prize money at this year’s event, especially for the $50,000 Old Salem Farm and $100,000 Empire State Grand Prix events,” said Scott Hakim, president of Old Salem Farm. “We know this is another great step forward in elevating the event and quality of competition, and look forward to hosting everyone at this iconic competition in May.”
In addition to the USEF “AA” rated hunters and a $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby held on May 18 at 3 pm, the show’s USEF 6* rated jumper section includes world-class international competition as well as open, junior and amateur-owner jumpers. Each week the show will host two grand prix classes: the $25,000 Welcome Stake Grand Prix on May 10 at Noon; the $50,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix on May 12 at 2 pm; the $25,000 Grand Prix of North Salem on May 17 at Noon; and the $100,000 Empire State Grand Prix on May 19 at 2 pm. Jumper fans can also catch the $20,000 Speed Derby of North Salem on May 18 at 2 pm. The USEF Network will be broadcasting these days for fans to follow their favorite competitors.
2013 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows Fast Facts
Where and When: The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows takes place May 7-12 and May 14-19, 2013, in North Salem, New York.
Who We Are: The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows feature “AA”-rated hunters and USEF 6* jumpers. This competition was most recently ranked in 2012 as number 11 on the North American Riders Group Top 25 List.
Welcome Day – Sunday, May 5: $5.00 per person
May 10- 12 and May 17- 19, $20.00 per car
All proceeds support The Old Salem Farm Foundation
Other Notable Events:
Sunday, May 5
Welcome Day Horse Show competition, arts and crafts by Pegasus Therapeutic Riding, and the Wolf Conservation Center, petting zoo and pony rides, games and activities for the entire family! Just World International Horse-less Horse Show
May 10 $1,500 Canine Puissance
6 pm Wolf Conservatory Center of South Salem, NY, will visit with Wolf ambassador 'Atka'.
May 11 & 18 Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Party 3-4 pm
May 12 Mother’s Day Luncheon
May 17 $5,000 Groom’s Class 3:30 pm
May 19 ASPCA Adoption Day 11am – 4 pm
Shopping: Boutique Row offers equestrian equipment, apparel, jewelry and home furnishings overlooking the competition arenas.
VIP Patron Tables: Enjoy show jumping from the comfort of your Patron Table in the VIP tent, overlooking the Grand Prix Field. In support of the Old Salem Farm Foundation: Patron Tables seat ten guests, $5,000 per week. Call 914-669-5610 for reservations.
Sponsorships: Connie Sawyer 518-461-6288
Advertising:Connie Sawyer 518-461-6288
Vendors: Sarah Foster 203-417-9888
Media Relations: Jennifer Wood 803-240-7488
Patron Tables: 914-669-5610
Horse Show Information/Prize list: 914-669-5610