May 8, 2018 – North Salem, NY – The iconic Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows get underway on Tuesday, May 8, with the support of top sponsors from the equestrian industry and beyond. The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows feature two consecutive weeks of exciting equestrian competition, as well as family-friendly events, on May 8-13 and May 15-20 at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY.
The Kincade Group is a New York City-based wealth management team within Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and has been a steadfast supporter of the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows for eight years. One of the most dedicated sponsors of Old Salem Farm, The Kincade Group will once again present both grand prix events during the two-week show. The $50,000 Old Salem Farm Grand PrixCSI 2*, presented by The Kincade Group, will take place on Sunday, May 13, followed by the $131,000 Empire State Grand Prix CSI3*, presented by The Kincade Group, on Sunday, May 20.
“Old Salem Farm is proud to have developed relationships with local sponsors that are not directly related to the show jumping industry itself, but have vital services to offer riders and horse owners,” said Old Salem Farm Sponsorship Director Chelsea Dwinell. “The Kincade Group is a perfect example of that and with their support, we have been able to offer more prize money, elevate the competition, and engage the local communities. We are continually grateful for their involvement in the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows.”
For the third consecutive year, the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows will continue a commitment to offering an innovative and all-inclusive schedule of hunter, jumper, and equitation events. This year, the weekly FEI Welcome Stake will be presented by Douglas Elliman Real Estate. The $35,000 New York Welcome Stake, presented by Douglas Eilliman Real Estate, will run on Friday, May 11, and the $35,000 Welcome Stake of North Salem, presented by Douglas Eilliman Real Estate, will take place on Thursday, May 17.
“Douglas Elliman is dedicated to reaching the robust equestrian market that exists in the Westchester area and is passionate about horse sport,” said Scott Durkin, President and COO of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. “Sponsoring events like the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows puts us in direct contact with customers and clients, but also gives us the opportunity and the honor to support the riders, owners, and their horses. We are very pleased to present the Welcome Stake each week and play a role in the development of show jumping within New York State, Wellington, and beyond.”
The 2018 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows will kick off Sunday, May 6, with the popular Welcome Day, featuring hunter and jumper competition including the Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) classes, sponsored by the Malloy Family.