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Top Officials to Judge at 2003 Garden State Horse Show

Augusta, NJ—February 26, 2003—The Garden State Horse Show, presented by the Junior Essex Troop, Inc., has announced the officials for this year’s show, April 30 – May 4 at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ.

This year’s team of judges and stewards, hand-picked by the show committee according to its commitment to creating one of the finest hunter/jumper shows in the country, includes some of the nation’s top names.

The hunter and equitation divisions at the 2003 Garden State Horse Show will be judged by Donna Martin of Pottersville, NJ; G. Michael Maxwell of Colts Neck, NJ; Randolph C. and Pam Lanier Mullins of Collierville, TN; and James J. Zulia of Altoona, FL.

Joining these judges in the jumper ring will be Colonel James V. Marsh of Cranbury, NJ. John E. Franzreb, III of Staten Island, NY, and Jackie Martin of Centerport, NY, will preside as stewards for the show. Beverly A. Bedard of Camp Hill, PA, will serve as Schooling Supervisor.

In addition to some of the nation’s most respected officials, the Garden State Horse Show also draws high-caliber equestrian athletes, including U.S. Equestrian Team and Olympic veterans such as Peter Leone and Nona Garson, making the show their first stop in the northeast after wintering in Florida. The prestigious event marks the start of the spring circuit, enticing hunters and jumpers with top prize money.

The Garden State Horse Show, New Jersey’s largest hunter/jumper horse show, offers five rings of exciting equestrian competition daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is highlighted by the $50,000 Garden State Grand Prix, a member event of the King Shavings/U.S. Grand Prix League, on Saturday, May 3.

Other features include the $7,500 Colonel George Saunders Gamblers Choice, the $5,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur-Owner Prix, and Marshall & Sterling Children’s & Adult League classes, presented by Corona-Lexol.

In addition to witnessing top athletes, spectators can enjoy the numerous shopping and dining opportunities available at The Country Fair. Admission is free every day except Grand Prix Saturday, when admission is $10.00 per carload. For ticket information for the 2003 Garden State Horse Show, please call (973) 948-5022. For all other inquiries, please call (508) 698-6810.


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