PALM BEACH Masters
Deeridge Farms, Wellington, FL | JAN 31- FEB 3, 2019
The Palm Beach Masters, presented by Sovaro™, is a leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League, which begins in August of this year and spans across seven east and seven west coast venues in three countries: the United States, Mexico and Canada. The host events of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League were selected after a rigorous screening process from a list of applicants. The selected Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League events boast a minimum of U.S. $2.4 million in prize money across the series. A total of 14 athletes from the new Longines FEI World Cup™ North American league will qualify for next year's prestigious Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final.
The Palm Beach Masters, presented by Sovaro™ now in it's fourth year, is a stand-alone international show jumping competition, and garnered rave reviews from spectators and competitors alike.
DEERIDGE FARMS, WELLINGTON, FL | MARCH 1 - 3, 2019
Part of the Palm Beach Masters Series, Wellington's newest equestrian competition now in it's second year, the Deeridge Derby is an event that showcase's the hunter world's greatest athletes in a setting that couldn't be more perfect to highlight the grace and beauty of the sport of hunters.
Deeridge Farms is considered one of Wellington's most gorgeous estates and stables. Following this year's Palm Beach Masters a World Cup Qualifying event, Deeridge Farms has proved itself to be a perfect setting for a USHJA International Hunter Derby - one of the most prestigious and important hunter series in the United States.
longines global champions tour
Miami, FL | April 4-7, 2018
Fast becoming once of the most unique and iconic destinations in our sport, the world’s premier show jumping series returns to the US continent bringing Olympic-level sport to the world-famous Miami Beach on America’s East Coast.
As the second leg of the 15-event Championship, Miami Beach will provide the perfect backdrop as the world's top horses and riders compete to gain valuable points in the overall Championship season battle. Both Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUS) and her feisty mare Lintea Tequila, and Scott Brash (GBR) with Hello Sanctos have won here at this early part of the season, and with both in contention for the Championship title by the end of their respective seasons, a win here is a crucial confidence boost for the season ahead.
The Longines Global Champions Tour will return to the stunning setting of Miami Beach for the third year running, and with many of the top American riders regulars on the Tour as well the best international riders from the sport in action descending to the phenomenal location, there will be plenty of incredible sporting entertainment for local and visiting spectators to cheer for.
OLD SALEM SPRING HORSE SHOWS
MAY 8-13, 2018 AND MAY 15-20, 2018
The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows return this spring, celebrating its 36th year and offering two weeks of exceptional Equestrian Sport. This prestigious two week event takes place at one of the nation’s premier equestrian facilities, Old Salem Farm in North Salem, New York. We have also added an additional competition date of May 6, Welcome Horse Show Day.
Newly renovated, Old Salem Farm is host to 25 exceptional horse shows each year. Over the years, Old Salem Farm has hosted United States Olympic Team Selection Trials and World Cup qualifier classes. Olympic stars such as Michael Matz, Peter Leone, Beezie Madden, McLain Ward and Leslie Burr- Howard, as well as many other esteemed riders, have competed here throughout the years.
Old Salem’s beautifully manicured grounds, list of elite horses and riders, and fantastic social gatherings draw spectators from Westchester County and beyond. They delight in strolling the pristine grounds, shopping on ‘Boutique Row,’ and sampling the tasty food and beverage selections, all while watching horses and ponies of every size and breed compete for hundreds of thousands of dollars in prize money.
UPPERVILLE HORSE SHOW
Upperville, va | JUNE 4-10, 2018
A fixture on the equestrian calendar, the historic Upperville Horse Show features a FEI 4* Grand Prix. In the shade of the majestic oaks near the village of Upperville, Virginia, the 165th anniversary of the oldest horse show in America will begin on Monday, June 4th and run thru Sunday, June 10th. During this week, the nation’s top ranking hunters and jumpers will compete alongside the local ponies, sidesaddle ladies and racing Jack Russell Terriers.
LAKE PLACID HORSE SHOWS
LAKE PLACID, NY | JUNE 26 - JULY 8, 2018
Lake Placid, site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games, is home to two of the nation's most prestigious equine masterpieces - the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows. Come visit our resort community and see world class riders and horses participate in championship Hunter and Jumper competition. Watch as they win almost $550,000 in prize money and awards!
Action begins at 8:00 AM each show day with classes running simultaneously in four separate rings until approximately 5:00 PM. Come for an hour or a whole day and see competition ranging from ponies ridden by tomorrow's champions to members of the U.S. Equestrian Team atop some of the world's best horses.
Great Lakes Equestrian Festival
Flintfields Equestrian Center, Traverse City, MI
July 4-29, 2018 and August 1-12, 2018
The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is one of the summer's highlight show events, packed with competition and set in the picturesque town of Traverse City, Michigan. Set on 88 beautiful acres, the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival showcases five world-class competition rings in addition to spacious schooling rings. The property features don't stop there as the park offers convenient on-site campgrounds, making for a truly unique attendee experience.
Given its gorgeous summer setting and its wide range of classes, the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival is an event that equestrians won't want to miss. Entries close on June 15th for shows I, II, III and July 15th for shows IV, V and VI.
American Gold Cup
Old Salem Farm, North Salem, NY | September 26-30, 2018
The American Gold Cup is one of the most prestigious and iconic equestrian sporting events in the world of International Show Jumping. Now in its 48th year, the American Gold Cup will once again be held in the elegant country side of North Salem, New York at the historic Old Salem Farm. The event will be broadcast on NBC Sports.
The American Gold Cup brings together in an electric environment the elite equestrian athletes, discerning horse owners, excited fans and young hopefuls waiting to catch a glimpse of their idols. Set amongst a fanfare of family-friendly activities, competitions, shopping, entertainment and celebrity sightings, the American Gold Cup is a signature annual event that Westchester County is proud to call its own.
Held over five days, the American Gold Cup showcases world-class equestrian competitions and the sheer power, speed and excitement that attracts the best competitors in the world. The world governing body of equestrian sport, the FEI, has designated the American Gold Cup as a CSI 4*-W competition a Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping North American League qualifier. There are currently only a handful of competitions in the United States that have the privilege and the honor of having this designation.
The coveted $216,000 American Gold Cup Grand Prix on Sunday, September 30, is the primary goal. Carrying the prestigious designation of a World Cup Qualifier, makes this event most important to the sport and to those athletes in pursuit of making it to the World Cup Finals.
For national riders, the competition offers young jumper competitions as well as amateur and junior jumper competitions at a variety of skill levels.
NATIONAL HORSE SHOW
KENTUCKY HORSE PARK, LEXINGTON, KY | October 29 – november 4, 2018
With nearly $800,000 in prize money offered, the 2018 edition of theNational Horse Show has again been designated a CSI-W 4* show by the FEI. The International Open Jumpers will compete for over a half a million dollars in prize money, while the top rated hunter sections have a total purse of $195,000. Meanwhile, $100,000 in total is offered to the Amateur-Owner and U 25 Jumper sections.
The world’s best international competitors return for the 2018 National Horse Show, which will take place October 29 through November 4, 2018 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.
Founded in 1883 at the original Madison Square Garden, the National Horse Show is America’s oldest indoor horse show, firmly established as a major fixture on the national and international sports and social event calendars. The National Horse Show Association’s primary activity is the annual production of the National Horse Show and all ancillary events. Over the years, the National Horse Show has provided financial aid to many worthwhile charities.
Florida Gold Coast Quarter Horse Show
December 26-29, 2018
The Florida Gold Coast Quarter Horse Circuit is the perfect fit for an Equine Production, as the management team is now able to offer competitors three consecutive weeks of Quarter Horse shows in Florida. The three back-to-back weeks of shows offer exhibitors the chance to show under 18 judges all for just $1,850. Immediately following the Florida Gold Coast Quarter Horse Circuit and beginning on January 1, 2019, competition at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center will continue with the Florida Gulf Coast Circuit.“ December 31 will be a day off between the Florida Gold Coast and the Florida Gulf Coast Horse Show Circuits,” explained Kathy Avolt. “Exhibitors can enjoy the first week of showing, celebrate New Year’s Eve and then come back for a second great week of horse showing. We’re striving to create a relaxed but competitive horse show atmosphere that everyone can really enjoy.” With eight days of competition under numerous judges, the Florida Gold Coast and Gulf Coast Quarter Horse Shows present exhibitors with great opportunities to earn points in the beautiful Florida weather.