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Stadium Jumping Inc. Teams Up with ShowNet for 2008 Show Season

Written by: Jenny Ross Koning
Client: Morrissey Management Group (MMG)
Release Date: 2008-02-05

Wellington, FL – February 5, 2008 – Stadium Jumping Inc. (SJI), the nation’s top horse show production company, is pleased to announce that ShowNet will be available to exhibitors without a subscription fee at Stadium Jumping produced horse shows. ShowNet is an online equestrian information system dedicated to improving equestrian efficiency through advanced time management tools.

The system informs exhibitors of class orders, start times, stand by lists, ring changes, adds and scratches, live results and scores, and important announcements. The tool expedites horse show preparation and strengthens communication between management, exhibitors, and employees. ShowNet is available through local wireless networks at competitions and over the internet. The system utilizes high quality fiber optic cable and tracking beacons to create an all encompassing wireless network.

ShowNet’s David Orlando commented, “ShowNet will be available at Stadium Jumping’s Tampa horse shows, the American Invitational, the Charlotte Jumper Classic, the Lake Placid Horse Shows, and the American Gold Cup.”

The Tampa horse shows, held at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center, will start on March, 19, 2008 and will continue through April 6. The first competition, the Suncoast International, starts on March 19 and concludes on March 23, with the Tampa Bay Classic following from March 26-30. The final week, the Tournament of Champions, will run from April 1-6. The highlight is the $200,000 Budweiser American Invitational CSI 4*, which will be held under the lights at Raymond James Stadium, on April 5, 2008.

The Charlotte Jumper Classic will be held in Charlotte, NC, from April 11-13, 2008, at the Charlotte Bobcats Arena. The Lake Placid Horse Shows will kick off on June 25-29 at the Lake Placid Show Grounds. The second week of the Lake Placid Horse Shows, called the I Love New York Horse Show, will run from July 1-6, 2008. The Wachovia Securities American Gold Cup will be held at Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field in Moreland Hills, Ohio, from September 17-21, 2008.

ShowNet is accessible on the World Wide Web at

For more information on ShowNet, please visit or email

PHOTO: David Orlando, founder of ShowNet. Photo© 2007 Kenneth Kraus. Photograph may be used only in relation to this PMG press release.


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