Lake Placid Horse
Shows Return To The Adirondacks June 26 - July 7
Lake Placid, NY January 21, 2002The Lake Placid and I Love
New York Horse
Shows return to the beautiful Adirondack Mountains June 26 July
7, 2002 at
the North Elba Showgrounds in Lake Placid.
The Lake Placid Horse Shows include two AGA Grandprix Series events, the
$50,000 Budweiser Grandprix of Lake Placid on Sunday, June 30, which will
televised on ESPN, and the $50,000 I Love New York Grandprix on Saturday,
Special features of the 2002 Lake Placid Horse Shows include Show Jumping
Hall of Fame Jumper Classic series events for junior riders and
amateur/owner riders on Sunday, June 30 (Lake Placid Horse Show) and
Saturday, July 6 (I Love New York Horse Show), respectively. The standings
on the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series will determine
junior riders and which amateur/owner riders will qualify to ride in the
2002 National Horse Show.
Horse Club Junior Day will be held on Friday, June 28 from 9:00 am to
pm. This event, available to the first 100 applicants at a cost of $5
child, is an educational and fun event with activities such as stable
jumper course walk, farrier visit, and question-and-answer seminar on
in and out of the ring. There will also be a raffle, giveaways, and an
The schedule also includes the $10,000 Amateur-Owner Grandprix, the $10,000
Junior Jumper Grandprix, North American League (NAL) and Adult/Children's
Jumper Events. Additionally, there will be numerous hunter and equitation
divisions including World Championship Hunter Rider Classes and Hunter
Classics. A complete schedule is available by visiting
We are looking forward to a spectacular showing of world-class competition
during the Lake Placid Horse Shows this summer, said Richard Feldman,
chairman of the Lake Placid Horse Show Association.
Summer in the Adirondacks has become a yearly tradition for many North
American equestrians. Riders enjoy the Adirondack Mountain region and
great recreational opportunities it offers. Fishing, swimming, hiking,
canoeing, camping, and biking can all be enjoyed just a few steps away
the horse shows. Plus, many fun activities occur right on the show grounds,
such as the annual Doggie Costume Contest.
Sponsors for the 2002 Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows include
A&M Beverages, Inc., American Grandprix Association, Budweiser, C.M.
Hadfields Saddlery, Inc., CellularOne, Cosequin/Nutramax Labs, David
Carpentry, Der Dau Custom Made Boots & Shoes, Golden Arrow Hotel,
Lake Placid Resort, Jaguar Saddles, Jane F. Clark, Juliam Farm, Lake
Placid/Essex County Visitors Bureau, Lake Placid Lodge, Lisa A.
Lonesome Landing, Miller Harness Company, Mirror Lake Inn, Nicolas
Restaurants, ORDA-Whiteface Mountain, Pepsi-Cola Keeseville Bottling
Company, Pin Oak Farm, Red Kap Sales, Inc., Salamander Farm, Sand Castle
Farm, Sidelines, The Brown Dog Deli & Wine Bar, The Hooker Family,
Phelps School, The Philips Family, Timothy Hooker, Town of North Elba
District, Trelawny Farm, Turtle Lane Farm, and WPTZ News Channel 5.
Admission to the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows is $2.00
weekdays and $5.00 on weekends. Children under the age of 12 are admitted
free. Tickets are available at the gate. For more information, please
the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at (518) 523-9625 or visit