Week Two of the 48th Annual Lake Placid Horse Shows is Underway - Peter Wylde Wins Opening Day Feature
For Immediate Release
Contact: Marty Bauman, 518-523-9625, Marty@classic-communications.com
Lake Placid, NY - July 4, 2017 - The 48th annual Lake Placid Horse Shows, presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farm, opened their second week of competition Tuesday with a limited schedule that featured a win by Olympic Gold Medalist Peter Wylde in the 1.30-meter Speed Class.
Wylde rode Cesario 15 to a clean ride in 50.415 seconds to claim the win in Tuesday's timed first-round class. Jimmy Torano, fresh off his win in Sunday's $75,000 Devoucoux Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix of Lake Placid, placed second with a clean ride in 51.559 seconds on Dirocco B.
The I Love New York Horse Show runs through Sunday 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. Saturday also features the horse shows' 25th annual Doggie Costume Contest, sponsored by the Lake Placid Lodge. All leashed dogs are invited to participate in the contest which is free of charge! The competition takes place at 12:00 noon near the Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Field. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Contest participants receive free admission to the horse show that day and all canine contestants receive special doggie treats!
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 I Love New York Horse Show include:
Wednesday, July 5 - $5,000 Lake Placid CVB 1.40m Jumper Class; $1,500 Pepsi Beverage Company 1.35m Jumper Class; $1,200 NBC 5 1.30m Jumper Class; Platinum Performance SJ Talent Search 2*; WIHS Equitation Jumper Phase; WIHS Equitation Hunter Phase; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Thursday, July 6 - $5,000 Hollow Brook Wealth Management 1.40m Jumper Class; Pessoa U.S. Hunter Seat Medal; ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay; $30,000 FarmVet Jumper Classic; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Friday, July 7 - $1,500 Milagro Tequila 1.35m Jumper Class; $20,000 Deeridge Farms 1.40m Open Jumper Stake; The National PHA Equitation; U.S. Adult Equitation; Ariat Adult Medal; Marshall & Sterling U.S. Pony Equitation - Small, Medium, and Large; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes; Horse Club Junior Day (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Saturday, July 8 - $10,000 Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Doggie Costume Contest sponsored by Lake Placid Lodge(12:00 PM); The Clothes Horse Parade of Champions (1:30 PM); $100,000 Great American Insurance Group Grand Prix presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC and sponsored by Bainbridge Farm (2:00 PM); $5,000 The Wild Center Children's Jumper Classic; THIS National Children's Medal; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes
Sunday, July 9 - $7,500 Taylor Rental & New Holland Low Amateur Owner Jumper Classic; $5,000 J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Adult Jumper Classic; Kathy Scholl Equitation Championship presented by Kate Levy & Family (8:00 AM); $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby presented by Eastern Hay & Purina Animal Nutrition; Pony Hunter Classic; Various Hunter & Jumper 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.