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Stronghold Equine Equipment Joins List of American Gold Cup Sponsors

Written by: Carrie Wirth
Client: Morrissey Management Group (MMG) http://www.stadiumjumping.com/sj/index.cfm
Release Date: 2012-09-13

North Salem, NY – September 13, 2012 – Stronghold Equine Equipment has confirmed their support of the American Gold Cup by joining the list of sponsors. The prestigious show started yesterday, September 12, 2012, and will run through September 16, with the famed $200,000 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W FEI World Cup Qualifying Competition as the highlight event on Sunday.

All of Stronghold Equine Equipment is retailed exclusively at Stronghold Equine Equipment and Tack, located at 30 Kent Road in New Milford, CT, a full service tack shop offering jumps, trunks, grooming boxes, wall mounted boxes and racks, bandage boxes, and much more. All Stronghold Equine Equipment high quality wood products are made in the USA. The company also offers custom creations to meet your specifications.

“Old Salem Farm is the most incredible facility and I am thrilled to sponsor the American Gold Cup in its new home,” said Dawn Marie Looney from Stronghold Equine Equipment. “Stop by our mobile shop at the American Gold Cup and talk with us about outfitting your barn, arena or grand prix field. If you can dream it, we can build it.”

Stronghold’s mobile unit is located on the North end of the main barn on the Old Salem Farm show grounds.

For more information on Stronghold Equine Equipment go to:

http://strongholdequineequipment.com/

or call  877-810-3010

And like their facebook page at:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stronghold-Equine-Equipment-Tack/240180884682?ref=ts

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

Results are available at www.ShowNet.biz 

Coverage of American Gold Cup will be provided by ShowNet to the USEF Network at: http://usefnetwork.com/ 

About American Gold Cup

Stadium Jumping is proud to present the American Gold Cup at Old Salem Farm. Located in New York’s Westchester County, it is a premier equestrian venue, offering state-of-the-art facilities, surrounded by 120 gorgeous acres. Over $30 million in renovations over the past few years to bring this venue on par with any show facility in the world.

The show features 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 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 $10,000 1.45m Speed class on Thursday, the $50,000 American Gold Cup Qualifier on Friday, the $35,000 1.45m American Gold Cup Jumper Classic on Saturday and of course, Sunday’s main event, the 42nd edition of the $200,000 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W FEI World Cup Qualifying Competition.

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

Website: www.stadiumjumping.com

Charity Partner:

JustWorld International

Sponsorship Opportunities:
Carrie Wirth

Phelps Media Group, Inc.

12230 Forest Hill Blvd.

Suite 214

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.

12230 Forest Hill Blvd.

Suite 214

Wellington, FL 33414

561-753-3389 (phone)

561-753-3386 (fax)

pmginfo@phelpsmediagroup.com

www.phelpsmediagroup.com

 

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