Boutique Garden Draws Savvy Shoppers at the Ox Ridge Charity Horse
CT June 4, 2002 When the 73rd annual Ox Ridge Charity
Horse Show opens Wednesday, June 12 at the Ox Ridge Hunt Club in
Darien CT, smart shoppers head for the Boutique Garden.
Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show offers some of the finest shopping at
more than 60 boutiques, featuring gifts for home and horse, young
and young-at-heart, art-lovers and animal-lovers and more!
lovers at Ox Ridge will enjoy shopping at The Amber Rose, with its
Baltic amber, gemstone & sterling items; at Catherine Canino
for sterling and 14K gold designer jewelry; at The Silver Web boutique
for custom jewelry in gold and silver; and at Great Horse Designs
for fine equestrian jewelry.
Equus Entries features 14K, 18K, and sterling silver equestrian
jewelry, as well hand-painted furniture, giftware and antiques.
Furniture, home furnishings and accessories, gift ware and antiques
can also be found at the boutiques of Air Chair Co.; Anita Designs;
April 56; Catch All; Cynthia Alexander; Briar Hill Signs; The Designers
Workroom; Flying Colors: Galloping Grape; Heather Shea; House of
Needlepoint; Krazy Ceramics & Gifts; Sporting Antiques; and
Paint Your Wagon.
Clothing and personal accessories for children and adults are the
attractions at many of the Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show boutiques.
Body Colors, Chou Chou II, Cowgirl in the Sand, David Gregory, Halabaloo,
Indo-Chic, Laszlo Accessories, Little Follies, Ostilly Collections,
and Wild Horses, Ltd. offer a wide array of items of many styles.
Leather products are featured at Beverlys Leather Imports,
Chaps and Fringes, and Der-Dau Boots, as well as at many of the
equestrian specialty boutiques.
Equestrian products, services and gifts can be found at Beval Ltd.,
C. L. Adams, CM Hadfields Saddlery, Inc., Equine Comfort LLC, Equine
Impressions, and OHalloran Co.
Artwork and photography are the main attractions at the boutiques
of Linda Tenukas, Martha Roeder, Petography, Ponce Studios, and
Reflections of Killington, the official photographer of the 2002
Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show.
To learn more about the fine services available, Ox Ridge Charity
Horse Show visitors will want to stop by the booths of the Center
for Hope, Inc., the beneficiary of the Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show,
as well as C & P Enterprises Ltd. which offers magnetic massage
therapy. Pegasus offers therapeutic riding, Vespa of Ridgefield
features the acclaimed Vespa motor scooters, and Respond System
can show the Respond laser systems, bio-pulse, and magnetic field
For refreshments, stop by Burgess & Clark for beverages and
fruit smoothies, The Harolds Original Kettle Korn, Mr. Softee,
or Davids World Famous, the Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show Caterer.
Kool 96.7, the official radio sponsor of the Ox Ridge Charity Horse
Show, offers great times, great radio.
visitors take a break from shopping in the Boutique Garden, theyll
see why the Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show is one of the nations
largest and most prestigious competitions, drawing more than 1500
horses from around the country. Horses and riders compete over classically
beautiful hunter courses and technically challenging jumper courses
on the park-like facility at the Ox Ridge Hunt Club.
highlight of the Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show, the $35,000 Ox Ridge
Grand Prix on Fathers Day, June 16, features many of the nations
top horses and riders including many Olympic veterans. Two-time
Olympian Leslie Howard of Westport, CT, is expected to be in the
line-up of participants. Howard, who won the 2000 Ox Ridge Grand
Prix, recently tied for fourth place with 2001 Ox Ridge Grand Prix
winner, McLain Ward of Brewster, NY, in the Show Jumping World Cup
Final in Leipzig, Germany. In 2001, Ward rode his mount Xtatic to
the win and placed 8th with another of his horses, Farrah, in the
Ox Ridge Grand Prix.
Sponsors of the 2002 Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show include Beval LTD,
Brooks Community Newspapers, C. L. Adams, Der Dau, Great Horse Designs,
House of Needlepoint, Indo-Chic Imports, KOOL 96.7 fm, Lucky Lawn,
Inc., Pharmacia Animal Health, Reuters, Scudder Private Investment
Counsel and Watson Wyatt Worldwide.
Admission from June 12-15 is $5.00 per car. Admission on Grand Prix
Sunday, June 16, is $8.00 per adult and $5.00 for Senior Citizens
and children over 5 years old. For additional information, please
call the Horse Show office at (203) 656-1745.