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American Gold Cup Welcomes Artist Jeffery Terreson

Written by: Kenneth Kraus
Client: Morrissey Management Group (MMG) http://www.stadiumjumping.com/sj/index.cfm
Release Date: 2012-08-29

North Salem, NY - August 30, 2012 - The 2012 American Gold Cup announced today that local artist Jeffery Terreson has joined forces with this year’s event as a sponsor and the provider of exclusive artwork.

The American Gold Cup returns to action its new home at Old Salem Farm, in North Salem, NY. The show is scheduled for September 12th through the 16th, 2012, with the famed $200,000 American Gold Cup, CSI4*-W, a FEI World Cup Qualifying Competition, as the highlight event on the final Sunday.

With over $30 million dollars in improvements, Old Salem Farm, in New York’s Westchester County, is a premier equestrian venue, offering state-of-the-art facilities, surrounded by 120 gorgeous acres.

Born in Bronxville, NY, and raised in nearby in the Bedford/Mt. Kisco area, at an early age, Jeffery Terreson had the pleasure of knowing exactly what he was going to do - be an artist.

Terreson was a four-year Merit Scholar at the Columbus College of Art and Design. Upon graduation he returned to New York City to begin his career in fine art illustration. His artwork has been published in many Fortune 500 companies and appeared in nationally recognized periodicals such as Time, Newsweek, TV Guide, Readers Digest and many more.

After a great deal of success in the New York art scene, in 1996, Terreson moved into a new direction and his fine art status has placed him in the countries top galleries. He currently works in a Neo-Impressionistic painting style that embraces the textures of both digital and traditional media. Terreson continues to steadily produce pieces, based on his original roots as a painter while exploring and integrating elements of mixed media.

“I am thrilled to partner with American Gold Cup to provide exclusive artwork, especially since this year's event is at Old Salem Farm, my own backyard and a visual inspiration for me, " said Jeffrey Terreson. “I am looking forward to providing the perfect artistic accompaniment for this special and important horse competition.”

“All of us at Stadium Jumping are very excited to have Jeffery joining us for the American Gold Cup,” said SJI President Michael Morrissey. “The American Gold Cup, at Old Salem Farm, should be one of the year’s most colorful equestrian events. It is only fitting that Jeffery, one of the most colorful artists I’ve seen, will be there to capture it all on canvas.”

For more information and to view the incredible art of Jeffery Terreson, please visit his website at:  http://www.jterreson.com/

The American Gold Cup will feature a full array of jumper classes, including sections for Children and Adult Jumpers, Low and High Junior/Amateur Jumpers, plus Young Jumpers. A $25,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Classic will take center stage on Saturday and the day will also include $10,000 NAL Classics for Children, Adults and Low Junior/Amateurs.

Highlight events for Open Jumpers include the $7,500 Hallway Feed & KER Sport Horse Nutrition Open Jumpers on Wednesday, $10,000 1.45m Speed class on Thursday, the $50,000 American Gold Cup Qualifier on Friday, the $35,000 Double H Farm American Gold Cup Jumper Classic on Saturday and of course, Sunday’s main event, the 42nd edition of the $200,000 American Gold Cup. 

This year’s event in September will be much more than an equestrian competition, but rather a family destination, offering the non-equestrian enthusiast a children’s fair, a petting zoo, live musical entertainment and a trade fair. The famous Just World International Horseless Horse Show, always an exciting attraction for children attending the event, will also be held.

The official prize list for this year’s event is now available on line at: www.stadiumjumping.com and www.theamericangoldcup.com

AMERICAN GOLD CUP FAST FACTS

What:
The $200,000 American Gold Cup

When:
September 12 - 16, 2012

Where:
Old Salem Farm, 190 June Road, North Salem, NY

Hours:
8am – 5pm daily

Facility:
Old Salem Farm is New York state's Westchester County's premier equestrian facility, offering 26 annual competitions, boarding, training and sales. At Old Salem you will find state-of-the-art facilities, top-level training, all surrounded by 120 gorgeous acres for riding.

Old Salem annually holds 26 USEF A, B & C rated competitions. The venue holds at least one competition a month. The most prominent are May 8-13, 2012 AA rated with a Grand Prix and May 15 – 20, 2012 with Grand Prix. The American Gold Cup will provide the elite high performance competition to Old Salem's calendar. In 2010 the Old Salem Spring Show was voted one of the Top 25 Horse Shows in America by NARG. The owners have spent over $30 million in renovations to make this a world class facility.

Stabling:
Stalls are 10 x 10 and housed under canvas. The FEI stalls are 10 X 12 and stabling area will be secured by fencing with 24/7 security. FEI horses will be scheduled to school separately from non-FEI horses. Schedules will be posted and riders will be given notification of times during the horse inspection.

Parking:
Available on the grounds

Directions:
From Interstate 84 or Interstate 287: Take interstate 684 to exit 8 (Hardscrabble Road, turn right. Old Salem Farm is on the right.

Information:
Before Show – before 9/7/12 941-744-5465 800-237-8924 During Show – 914-669-5610  ext 201 Stable office – 941-744-5465 Prize List Advertising - 941-744-5465 Vendors - Matt Morrissey 941-915-3457 Websites: www.theamericangoldcup.com and www.stadiumjumping.com

Charity Partner:
JustWorld International

Sponsorship Opportunities:
Carrie Wirth
Phelps Media Group, Inc.
12012 South Shore Blvd.
Suite 105
Wellington, FL 33414
612-209-0310
561-753-3389 (office phone)
561-753-3386 (fax)

Ring dimensions and footing:
Grand Prix Field 350’x450’, footing bluegrass mix turf. Grand Prix Annex 200'x250', Schooling 130'x170'. Jumper Annex 146'x307', Schooling 155'x173'. Indoor 115'x195', Schooling 74'x135'. Hunter 138'x243', Schooling 108'x158'. Footing in all arenas is all weather German-designed fiber and sand.

Footing in all rings and schooling areas have drainage mats, sand and fibermix. Schooling areas are located adjacent to all competition rings. Lighting can be made available for the outdoor rings. However no night classes are scheduled. If inclement weather arrives there is the option to use the indoor sand arena as either for competition or schooling.

Hotels:

Danbury, CT 10-20 min from grounds
Hilton Gardens (203) 205-2000
Comfort Inn (203) 205-0800
Danbury Plaza (203) 795-0600
Ethan Allen (203) 774-1776
Spring Hill Suites (203) 744-7333
Residence Inn (203) 797-1256

Ridgefield
West Lane Inn (203) 438-7323

Brewster, NY 5 – 10 min
Heidi’s Motel (845) 279-8011

Mt. Kisco, NY 5 – 10 min
Holiday Inn (914) 241-2600

Management:
Stadium Jumping, Inc
STADIUM JUMPING INC.:
Corporate Office
1301 Sixth Ave. West, Suite 406
Bradenton, FL 34205
Tel: 941-744-5465
Fax: 941-744-0874

Media Contact:
Phelps Media Group, Inc.
12012 South Shore Blvd.
Suite 105
Wellington, FL 33414
561-753-3389 (phone)
561-753-3386 (fax)
pmginfo@phelpsmediagroup.com
www.phelpsmediagroup.com

 

 

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