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Get Your Entries in Today for the Ridge at Riverview’s Summer Spectacular II

Written by: Alexandra Lynch
Client: The Ridge Farm
Release Date: 2014-08-12

Asbury, NJ – August 12, 2014 – The first week of the Summer Spectacular at The Ridge at Riverview was nothing short of a huge success, and riders are lining up to compete for the second week of elite equestrian competition in Asbury, NJ, from August 14-17.

Results for the first week of the Summer Spectacular are available at:

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.  Although entries are flying in, stalls are still available for this second week of top-level competition.

With a wide array of hunter/jumper classes and a beautiful grass derby field, The Summer Spectacular is the perfect show to prepare for the upcoming Hampton Classic.  Although entries are flying in, stalls are still available for this second week of top-level competition.

The Summer Spectacular offers over $30,000 in prize money over two weeks of hunter and jumper competition. The highlight of the jumper agenda is $10,000 Ridge at Riverview Grand Prix, to take place at 2 p.m. on both Sunday, August 10 and Sunday, August 17. The show will also feature the $2,000 Jersey Jumper Derby, the $2,500 Futures Grand Prix and the $2,000 Open Jumper Welcome Class. This year, the division includes 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 all-new Asbury Ring. There will also be an array of hunter/jumper classes for children, adults, juniors, amateurs and future jumpers.

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 $2,000 Asbury Hunter Derby where riders will contend for the win on the all-grass Grand Prix Field at noon. Children will also have an opportunity to compete in the $500 Children’s Hunter Pony Derby, as well as add an additional level of competition with the $500 Children’s Hunter Horse Derby. Adult Amateur riders will have the opportunity to shine in the $500 Adult Hunter Derby.

The Summer Spectacular also offers a variety of equitation classes for people of all experience and age levels. These classes include the M&S Children’s Pony Medal/NJPHA Pony Equitation, M&S Children’s 2’6” Equitation, the M&S Farnam Adult Medal, the M&S Adult 2’6” Medal, the NJPHA Children’s Equitation/NJHSA Junior Bronze Medal, the NJPHA Mini Medal/M&S Children’s Horse Medal and the NJHSA Mini Maclay.

Along with the hunter/jumper classes, the Summer Spectacular 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.

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

Upcoming Shows

The Asbury Classic: Oct 9-19th

To view full Summer Spectacular prize list click here


Events: The 2014 Summer Spectacular

The Ridge at Riverview’s 2014 show includes two weeks of top competition from August 7-17, 2014.

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

 August 7-17, 2014

$10,000 Ridge at Riverview Grand Prix

$2,000 Jersey Jumper Derby

$2,500 Futures Grand Prix

$2,000 Open Jumpers Welcome Class

$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

  8am – 5pm daily


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.



Ring Dimensions/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


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

  Leah Epstein  
908-236-9864 (phone)

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