Written by: Allyson Lagiovane
Client: American Gold Cup http://www.theamericangoldcup.com/
Release Date: 2016-08-04
NortThe 2016 American Gold Cup CSI-4*W, one of North America’s premier show jumping events and North American Riders Group’s (NARG) highest ranked horse show in the United States, returns to scenic Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY on September 14-18, 2016. Celebrating over four decades of equestrian excellence, the Gold Cup is also celebrating its fifth year anniversary at Old Salem.
The international show jumping event is one of only seven events that comprise the East Coast division of the all-new Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League. The top equestrian athletes compete in the league in order to qualify for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final being held this year in Omaha, Nebraska for the very first time.
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Now entering its 47th year, the American Gold Cup competition will play host to five Longines FEI Rankings events, culminating with the prestigious $220,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping New York where the top athletes will compete for the prestigious American Gold Cup.
The American Gold Cup will also feature a full array of jumper classes, including sections for Children and Adult Jumpers, Low and High Junior/Amateur Jumpers, plus the exciting, big-time Open Jumpers.
In addition, the Zone 2 ASPCA Maclay Regional Championships will be held Saturday in the Old Salem Farm indoor arena, showcasing some of the country’s most talented junior riders.
Old Salem Farm, located an hour north of New York City, boasts a state-of-the-art stabling facility, an historic pristine grass Grand Prix field and outstanding competition and schooling arenas, all of which are surrounded by a quaint and picturesque, world-class competition venue setting. For the past three years, the Old Salem Farm competitions have been recognized by the North American Riders Group (NARG) on their NARG Top 25 List. For more information on Old Salem Farm, including its yearlong competition schedule, prize lists, clinics, boarding, lessons and training, visit www.oldsalemfarm.net.
For further information on this year’s American Gold Cup, visit: http://www.theamericangoldcup.com/
About the American Gold Cup
Held over five days, the American Gold Cup brings together a diverse crowd of 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.
In addition to the competition ring, the international show jumping event features high-end shopping located along Old Salem Farm’s boutique row. From top-notch equestrian tack and equipment to fashion, jewelry, antiques, art and much more, the scenic outdoor boutiques offer show-goers the perfect opportunity to get some shopping in while taking a break from the competition action.
Old Salem Farm, located an hour north of New York City, boasts a state-of-the-art stabling facility, an historic pristine grass Grand Prix field and outstanding competition and schooling arenas, all of which are surrounded by one of the world’s most charming and picturesque competition venue settings. For the past four years, the North American Riders Group (NARG) has recognized the Old Salem Farm competitions on their NARG Top 25 List. For more information on Old Salem Farm, including its yearlong competition schedule, prize lists, clinics, boarding, lessons and training, visit www.oldsalemfarm.net.