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Start Your Holiday Shopping at The 120th National Horse Show in Wellington

Wellington, Florida – November 10, 2003 – What better way to enjoy Thanksgiving week than by attending the most prestigious horse show in the United States while doing some holiday shopping in between the competitions?

The 120th National Horse Show will return for the second consecutive year to the spectacular showgrounds of The Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club in Wellington from Wednesday, November 26 through Sunday, November 30, 2003. The competition at The 120th National will include over 400 of the best horses and riders in the United States showing in the equestrian disciplines of hunter, jumper, equitation, dressage and ladies’ side-saddle. These talented horses and riders rank among the top 25 in the country in their respective divisions and have qualified for The 120th National through a year-long competition process.

But when you need a break from the competition schedule, rest assured there will be plenty to do. First of all, there will be food courts appealing to all tastes, and plenty of space to picnic on the lawn.

And then there are the over 35 vendors, ready to assist one and all with holiday shopping needs. Take, for example…

· For horsey gifts and antiques, check out BJ’s Hunt Room, and Roger and Thomas Ltd.

· In the mood for fine jewelry, don’t miss Baxter House, Fox Run Ltd., Faith Designs and Windor Mannor

· Looking for designer sunglasses? Try Eyes of Wellington

· Equestrian gear and attire? Visit B&B Saddlery, Hadfields Saddlery, Der Dau Boots, Equine Tack, Euro American Saddlery, Kocher Tack Shop, Sho-Clothes and Saddlers Bench

· How about private jet charter transportation – stop by Blue Star Jet

· Fine art and sculpture – AB Art, Joan Ripley McGuinn and Style/Wise will be pleased to show you their works

· Interested in clothing? Try Indo Chic, Polo Gear and The Romantic Room

These are but a sampling of what’s literally “in store” for attendees of The 120th National Horse Show.

Children age 12 and under are always free. General admission seating for adults, Wednesday through Saturday (on Friday, there will be separate day and evening tickets), will be $10/each, with Sunday prices at $15/each. Children over the age of 12 and seniors (65 and older) will be $7/each. Diamond Horse Shoe Club and box seating information and reservations can be obtained by calling (800) 237-8924.


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