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Ridge at Riverview’s Summer Series Prize List Promises Weeks of Excitement

Written by: Kendall Bierer
Client: The Ridge Farm http://www.theridgefarm.com
Release Date: 2015-07-01

Asbury, NJ - June 26, 2015 - The Ridge Farm is proud to announce its upcoming “AA” event, the Summer Spectacular I Horse Show. This annual competition, held at the Ridge at Riverview location in Asbury, New Jersey, will feature the $50,000 Asbury Grand Prix, where riders will have an opportunity to vie for the lion’s share of the earnings. The premier USEF hunter/level-four jumper competition will take place from August 5-9, 2015 complete with full divisions for hunters, jumper and equitation exhibitors.

Stalls are limited for the first week of the summer show series, for more information on entries or stabling please e-mail Eda Tordiff (eda@theridgefarm.com) or call 908-479-6171. Pre-entries close August 1, 2015. The prize list will be available in the upcoming weeks on www.theridgefarm.com.

With a wide array of hunter/jumper classes held on the beautiful grass derby field, The Summer Spectacular is the perfect show to prepare for the upcoming Hampton Classic.

The August I Horse Show offers over $100,000 in prize money during the first week of hunter and jumper competition alone. The highlight of the jumper agenda is the $50,000 Asbury Grand Prix. The show will also feature the $5,000 Ridge Welcome Stake.

This year, the jumper divisions include the popular Itty Bitty Mini Prix for aspiring jumpers, to be held alongside the Level 0 and Level 1 Jumpers, as well as the other Mini Prix classes in the recently updated Asbury Ring. The Young Jumper divisions include the 6 Year Old and the 7 Year Old divisions. The 1.10, 1.20, 1.30, 1.35 and 1.40 classes are offering prizes from $500 to $1,000. The $500 Low Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper and $600 High Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper round out the prize list.

Special jumper classes include the Low Children’s/Adult Jumper Classic, the M&S/NAL/NJPHA/WIHS High Children’s Classic, the M&S/NAL/NJPHA/WIHS High Adult Classic, the $1,500 M&S/NAL Low Junior/Amateur Classic, the $1,500 M&S/NAL High Junior/Amateur Classic and the $2,000 Jersey Jumper Derby.

Featured hunter classes include the M&S/WIHS/NAL Children’s Hunter Classic and the M&S/WIHS/NAL Adult Hunter Classic.

The hunter derby classes will feature some of the most competitive horse and rider combinations in the region as they compete for the top honors in the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby where riders will contend for the win on the all-grass Grand Prix Field.

The August I Horse Show also offers a variety of equitation classes for people of all experience and age levels. These classes include the Pessoa USEF Hunter Seat Medal, the ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship, the WIHS Equitation series, the Platinum Performance USEF Show Jumping Talent Search, the Ariat Adult Medal, the Taylor Harris Insurances Services Medal, the M&S Adult Medal, USEF Pony Medal, WIHS Pony Medal, the NJPHA Children’s Equitation/NJHSA Junior Bronze Medal, the NJPHA Mini Medal and the NJHSA Mini Maclay.

The summer action will continue with the Summer Spectacular Horse Show, which runs from August 14 - 16.

The jumper highlight is the $10,000 Ridge at Riverview Grand Prix,with other featured classes being the $2,500 Futures Grand Prix, the $2,000 Open Jumpers Welcome, the $1,000 M&S/NAL/WIHS High Child Classic, the $1,000 M&S/NAL/WIHS NJPHA High Adult Classic, the $1,500 Low Junior/Amateur Classic and the $1,000 1.30m Jumpers.

Hunter divisions feature children’s and adult classes, with several Marshall and Sterling Classics. The show also features several USHJA Outreach Hunter Derby Challenges of varying fence heights.

The equitation ring includes the M&S Children’s Pony Medal/NJPHA Pony Equitation, NJPHA Children’s Medal/NJHSA Junior Bronze Medal, the NJHSA Mini Medal, M&S Children’s Equitation, M&S Low Adult Medal/NJPHA Low Adult Equitation, M&S Adult Medal and three USHJA Outreach Medals.

Along with the hunter/jumper classes, the summer series makes every show unique with special awards. These presentations include the Hunter Derby Groom’s Award, Jumper Groom’s Award, Jumper Style Award, Best Junior Rider on a Horse/Pony and Best Adult Amateur Rider, Child/Adult Jumper Style Award, Junior/Amateur Jumper Style Award, and the Professional Jumper Style Award.

Do not miss out on the opportunity to experience everything the Ridge at Riverview has to offer, including their unparalleled hospitality. The VIP tables offer you and your guests a front seat overlooking the Grand Prix Ring and Derby Field. Tables are $800 for one week, or you can purchase a table for $1500 for both weeks. The VIP Club features a “Country Brekfast” every morning, as well as a casual luncheon. The hospitality will kick it up a notch for the Sunday Grand Prix, as well as the Hunter Derby with exquisite luncheons featuring an array of spreads, as well as beverages. For more information on the VIP-experience, please e-mail Eda@theridgefarm.com or call 908-479-6171.

This premiere state-of-the-art facility offers the best of the equestrian sports with tough competition, a wide array of classes and generous prize money. Located only an hour from New York City, NY, and an hour from Philadelphia, PA, the Ridge at Riverview offers one of the most centrally located horse shows in the northern United States. For more information about the Summer Spectacular please visit www.theridgefarm.com.

2015 SUMMER SPECTACULAR FAST FACTS

Events: The 2015 August 1 Horse Show and Summer Spectacular

What: The Ridge at Riverview’s 2015 show includes two weeks of top competition from August 5-16, 2015. The first week of the 2015 Summer Spectacular features the $50,000 Asbury Grand Prix and the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby.

Where:
The Ridge at Riverview
3 Wolverton Road
Asbury, NJ, 08802

When:
August 5-9, 2015 & August 12-16, 2015
$50,000 Asbury Grand Prix
$2,000 Jersey Jumper Derby
$5,000 Riverview Welcome Stake
$2,000 Asbury Hunter Derby
$1,500 NAL Low Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic
$1,000 1.30m Open Jumper
$500 1.20m Open Jumper
Marshall & Sterling Classics
Hours: 8am - 5pm daily

Directions:
FROM the East heading WEST on ROUTE 78: Route 78 WEST to EXIT 11, Route 173/West Portal. Off the exit, follow signs to stay on ROUTE 173 WEST; Continue for 2 miles and exit off Route 173 bearing right onto BRUNSWICK AVE. Make the right onto ASBURY/W PORTAL ROAD. Go 1/4 mile, make the first left onto VALLEY STATION ROAD. Cross over the green bridge (Valley Station turns into WOLVERTON Road). The entrance to The Ridge Farm @ Riverview is the first GRAVEL driveway on the left.

FROM the West (PA) heading EAST on ROUTE 78 Route 78 EAST to EXIT 6. This is the exit for the. Weigh Station. Go to the end of the ramp and make a LEFT onto BLOOMSBURY ROAD. Continue about 2 ½ miles (road becomes Asbury Bloomsbury Road) and make a RIGHT onto WOLVERTON ROAD. The Ridge Farm @ Riverview is the first GRAVEL driveway on the right.

Information:

Website: www.theridgefarm.com

RingDimensions/Specs:
New All-Weather Sand Ring: 150 x 300 ft
Asbury Ring: 300 x 140 ft
Hunter Ring: 280 x 90 ft
Hunter Schooling Ring: 100 x 240 ft
Grand Prix Ring: 340 x 200 ft
Grand Prix Schooling Area: 100 x 240 ft

Hotels:
HOLIDAY INN - 111 Route 173, Clinton, NJ, 08809 - (908) 735-5111
HAMPTON INN - 16 Frontgate Drive, Clinton, NJ, 08809 - (908) 713-4800
JUG TOWN MOUNTAIN CAMPSITE - 1074 State Road 73, Asbury, NJ, 08802 - (908) 735-5995

Management: Leah Epstein 908-236-9864 (phone)

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Wellington, FL 33414
561-753-3389 (phone)
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