Written by: Kendall Bierer
Client: American Gold Cup http://www.theamericangoldcup.com/
Release Date: 2016-08-17
As the clock counts down for the 2016 American Gold Cup, elite equestrians and spectators alike are gearing up for the exciting event. Held over the course of five days at Old Salem Farm, the event offers family-friendly activities as well as top-tier competition, making it the perfect fit for Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) to return as a sponsor for the 2016 edition.
Morrissey Management Group (MMG) is grateful to THIS for its continued support and its expansive contributions to the equestrian industry. THIS was founded in 1987 and is dedicated to providing specialized insurance for all types of equine risk. They are world renowned for placing policies with the highest rated and most secure carriers, meticulously selected for reliability and prompt claims settlement. THIS provides protection for your horse, and peace of mind for you.
“I love this show jumping event,” said Michael Taylor, THIS president and director. “It is in a prime location, is extremely well run by the team at MMG and continues to hold a standard for prestige in the sport horse industry. We are proud to have the name of Taylor, Harris Insurance Services aligned with this remarkable event.”
THIS offers customized policies and is considered a trusted advisor in the equestrian industry. Whether the needs are straightforward or complex, for one horse or many, THIS works with their clients to make sure they are equipped with the insurance coverage that is right for each individual case.
The American Gold Cup is scheduled for Sept. 14–18 in North Salem, New York, and will offer the best in international show jumping including the $216,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping New York, where the top riders will compete for the prestigious American Gold Cup. Also on the agenda, the $86,000 American Gold Cup Qualifier, the $86,000 Fidelity Investments Classic, the $35,000 Don Little Memorial Welcome Stake and the $35,000 Hermès Sellier Cup.
The feature event, the coveted American Gold Cup, a Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping qualifier, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 14.
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 year-long competition schedule, prize lists, clinics, boarding, lessons and training, visit www.oldsalemfarm.net. For more information on the American Gold Cup, visit www.theamericangoldcup.com.