For Immediate Release
Contact: Marty Bauman, 518-523-9625, Marty@classic-communications.com
Lake Placid, NY - June 29, 2017 - Laura Chapot rode Umberto to victory in the $1,500 Hampton Inn 1.35-meter Jumper Class, Thursday's featured competition at the 48th annual Lake Placid Horse Show, presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farm.
In winning the horse show's 1.35-meter class for the second consecutive day, Chapot turned in the fastest fault-free round, finishing in 60.413 seconds to claim the win. Placing second was Hannah Brown who finished clean in 61.901 seconds on Enzo and third went to Callan Solem who rode Imogen De Regor to a clean ride in 63.786 seconds.
In Thursday's High Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Class, Alexandra Pielet took top honors on Helene Ve. Pielet topped a field of 32 horses, 15 of which reached the jump-off, by turning in two clean rounds and the fastest jump-off time of 34.574 seconds. Placing second was Jean Sheptoff who finished with a clean jump-off ride in 35.770 seconds on Coconut Z and third went to Danielle Torano who rode Carewicz to a clean jump-off ride in 36.215 seconds.
The Lake Placid Horse Show runs through Sunday, highlighted by the $75,000 Devoucoux Grand Prix of Lake Placid on Sunday afternoon. The I Love New York Horse Show follows, July 4-9, featuring the $100,000 Great American Insurance Group Grand Prix presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farm on Saturday, July 8..
The Lake Placid Horse Shows offer over $535,000 in prize money and feature the nation's best horses and riders competing in four show rings. The horse shows offers more than 100 classes of competition each week for all levels of competition ranging from young children on ponies to grand prix competitors and Olympic competitors and medalists. Each show is USEF 'AA' rated for hunters and 6* rated for Jumpers.
Admission to the horse show is just $2.00 on weekdays and $5.00 on weekends. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free. Discounts are available for groups of 20 or more. For a behind the scenes look at the horse show, guided walking tours are offered on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11:30 a.m. The tour groups meet at the horse show retail booth, and the tours, costing just $1.00, last approximately one hour.
Upcoming highlights of the Lake Placid Horse Show include:
Friday, June 30 - $1,500 Pepsi Beverages Co. 1.35m Jumper Class; $5,000 Dartbrook Rustic Goods 1.40m Jumper Class; $30,000 Prevost Jumper Classic (3 PM); U.S. Adult Equitation; Ariat Adult Medal; Marshall & Sterling U.S. Pony Medal - Small, Medium, Large; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Saturday, July 1 - $20,000CMJ Sporthorse 1.40m Open Stake; $7,500 High Peaks Resort Low Junior Jumper Classic; $7,500 Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Low Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; $5,000 J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Adult Amateur Jumper Classic;THIS National Children's Medal; $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby presented by Beacon Hill Horse Transportation; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Sunday, July 2 - $5,000 The Wild Center Children's Jumper Classic; $10,000 Mirror Lake Inn Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Juliam Farm Lead Line Class (1:00 PM); C.M. Hadfield's Parade of Champions (1:30 PM); $75,000 Devoucoux Grand Prix of Lake Placid presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farm (2:00 PM) ; $1,000 MMG Adult Amateur Hunter Classic; $1,000 MMG Children's Hunter Classic; Various Hunter, Jumper, & Equitation Classes
Thank you to this year's list of generous sponsors including 17 Hands Gallery, Adirondack Life, Bainbridge Farm, Beacon Hill Horse Transportation, Inc., Michael & Barbara Bitterman, Debbie & Jim Burrows, C.M. Hadfield's Saddlery, Inc., Carolina Arena Equipment, Casella Waste Management, Jane Forbes Clark, Clifton Park Rental, CMJ Sporthorse, Community Bank NA, Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club, Dartbrook Rustic Goods, David R. Fowler Custom Tack Trunks, Deeridge Farms, Der Dau Custom Made Boots, Devoucoux, Inc., Eastern Hay & Grain, Equestrian Connect, FarmVet, Inc., Featherlite Coaches, Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Great American Insurance Group, Hampton Inn, High Peaks Resort, Milagro Tequila/Empire Merchants North, Hollow Brook Wealth Management, LLC, Hooker Family, Horse Watch, Horseshoe Trail Farm, LLC, Hunt, Ltd., iEquine Media Inc., J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Juliam Farm, Kate Levy & Family, Lake Placid CVB / Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), Lake Placid Lodge, The Morrissey Family, Morrissey Management Group , Mirror Lake Inn / The Cottage Cafe, NBC 5, North Star, On A Fence Designs, Pepsi Beverages Company, Prevost, Pure Placid, Purina Animal Nutrition, RobinsonRidge, Ruthies Run, Sagamore Farm, Sage Hill Farm, Michael Schultz, Sea Shore Stables, LLC, Dennis Sisco & Alexine Lesko, ShowNet, Storm Ridge Capital, LLC, Stretton Enterprises, Inc., Taylor Rental/New Holland, The Clothes Horse, The Wild Center, Town of North Elba Park District, Village of Lake Placid, The Whiteface Lodge, and Woodlea Farms.
Additional information on the Lake Placid Horse Shows is available by calling the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at 518-523-9625 or visit online at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.
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