LAKE PLACID — Classics highlighted the competition at the 44th annual Lake Placid Horse Show Saturday.
Saturday’s action saw wins by Rachel Glicklich on Lady Lin in the North American League (NAL) Adult Amateur Jumper Classic (18-40); Vicki Lowell on Tippitoo in the NAL Adult Amateur Jumper Classic (over 40); Charlotte Jacobs on Cyrina Z in the Low Junior Jumper Classic; Benjamin Simpkins on Colony in the Low Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Olivia Dorey on Galina 177 in the 1.30 meter Jumper Class and David Jennings on Nandy Fontaine in the 1.35 meter Jumper Class.
Both of the Adult Amateur Classics are member events of the NAL.
The NAL offers six divisions, including Children’s Hunters and Jumpers, Adult Hunters and Jumpers, Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumpers and Pony Jumpers.
Sunday highlights at the Lake Placid Horse Show include the $75,000 Great American Grand Prix of Lake Placid; High Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Junior Jumper Classic; Lead Line; Saddlery Parade of Champions; Children’s Jumper Classics; Adult Amateur and Children’s Hunter Classics and Hunter and Equitation Classes.
For the first time ever, show jumping fans across the country and around the world are able to watch competition from the Lake Placid Horse Show live as it happens.
HRTV, The Network for Horse Sports, is offering free live webcasts of all classes in the horse shows’ Grand Prix Field.
The live webcasts, produced by ShowNet, are available free of charge at www.hrtv.com and through a link on its website at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.
The Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows are located at the North Elba Showgrounds in Lake Placid, directly across from the ski jumps.
Further information on the Lake Placid Horse Shows is available by calling the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at 518-523-9625 or on line at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.
The horse show concludes Sunday before giving way to the 36thannual I Love New York Horse Show July 2-7 at the North Elba Showgrounds