NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – February 27, 2020 – With spring in bloom in Westchester’s horse country, world-class show jumping takes center stage at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, offering premier-rated hunters and USEF 5* and USEF 6* jumpers. The competition includes a designated Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) CSI2* May 5-10 and CSI3* May 12-17. The prize list for the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows is now available.
“It’s the first stop that kicks off the spring and summer season for some of the world’s best horses and riders,” said Michael Morrissey, Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows manager. “It’s a bit like coming home. We aim to deliver excellence in all aspects of the event for the best possible experience for exhibitor, horse and spectator.”
Highlights of the 2020 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows schedule include a $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby Week 1 and a $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, presented by Mane ‘n Tail, during Week 2.
In the iconic Old Salem Farm grand prix field, a $37,000 Welcome Stake will be held each week. The feature event Week 1 is the $73,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix, sponsored by The Kincade Group. Week 2, the popular $5,000 Grooms’ Class honors the hardworking people behind the scenes who work tirelessly to keep their equine athletes in top form. Sunday, May 17, spectators will gather for the best in international show jumping for the $137,000 Empire State Grand Prix, sponsored by The Kincade Group.
The ambiance at Old Salem Farm is unlike any other venue in the country. Over-the-top hospitality is offered in the double-decker tent. Purchase your table for an unbeatable view of the grand prix field and gourmet farm-to-table fare. The Old Salem Farm food vendors provide meals to go and delicious snack options. Family fun activities include pony rides, face painting and more. Boutique row shopping offers something for everyone at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows.
Entries for the 2020 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show close at 5 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2020.
ABOUT OLD SALEM FARM SPRING HORSE SHOW
Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows are two weeks of top competition in the heart of Westchester County’s horse country.
Week 1 – May 5-10, – USEF premier-rated hunters, 5* jumpers and CSI2*
Week 2 – May 12-17 – USEF premier-rated hunters, 6* jumpers and CSI3*
Address – Old Salem Farm | 190 June Road | North Salem, New York 10560
Show Management – Morrissey Management
Contact – Lori Johnsen – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsorship and Hospitality Tables – Chelsea Dwinell – email@example.com
Vendors – Lori Johnsen – firstname.lastname@example.org
Entries Due – By 5 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2020
General Admission – At the gate and on the website
- $137,000 Empire State Grand Prix CSI3*, sponsored by The Kincade Group
- $73,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix CSI2*, sponsored by The Kincade Group
- $37,000 Welcome Stake each week
- $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, presented by Mane ‘n Tail
- $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby
- $5,000 Grooms Class
ABOUT OLD SALEM FARM
Located just one hour north of New York City, Old Salem Farm is known as one of the finest equestrian competition venues in North America. Its beautifully manicured grounds host the world’s elite horses and athletes. Events on the property draw spectators from Westchester County and beyond who delight in strolling the grounds, shopping on boutique row, enjoying a range of culinary options while watching equestrian sport at its best.
Over the years, Old Salem Farm has hosted United States Olympic Team Selection Trials and Longines FEI World Cup™ qualifiers, FEI North American Youth Championships and ASPCA Maclay Regionals. Olympic stars such as Beezie Madden, McLain Ward, Leslie Burr-Howard, Daniel Bluman, Mario DesLauriers, Beat Mändli other world-class equestrians, have competed at Old Salem Farm throughout the years.
Old Salem Farm, a 120-acre boarding and training facility with 90 permanent stalls, is the ideal learning environment for area clients to achieve their goals.
*featured image photo credit Jump Media