North Salem, NY – August 30, 2012 – Stadium Jumping, Inc, the organizers for this year’s American Gold Cup in North Salem, New York, are pleased to welcome Parlanti Custom Riding Boots as the sponsor of the Leading Jumper Award. The Leading Rider at the Gold Cup will be awarded a pair of boots from the popular Parlanti Passion line of products.
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.
All of the Parlanti products are made exclusively in Rome, Italy, from the highest quality leather and superb craftsmanship. Parlanti Custom Riding Boots will have a special display at the American Gold Cup, showcasing many of their custom boot models and they will also be taking custom orders. The highly popular Parlanti Passion line will be available for purchase at their booth and at Beval’s Saddlery as well, during the show.
“When we were approached by Matt Morrissey about participating as vendors at this year’s American Gold Cup it was a fast yes response,” said Carine Fischer of Palanti Custom Riding Boots. “Old Salem Farm is one of our favorite venues and we participate in many shows there throughout the year, not just as vendors, but as riders as well. It is a beautiful top notch facility and will be a great host to the return of the American Gold Cup.”
“Parlanti is proud and excited to also be the sponsors of the Leading Rider award. We feel it is important to support the venues that invite us as well as the riders who are participating in shows,” Fischer stated. “The Leading Rider will be awarded with a pair of boots from our ready to wear Parlanti Passion line. Like our custom line, the Parlanti Passion line upholds the highest in quality and detail that has become associated with the Parlanti name.”
“This is a great additional bonus for the Leading Rider at the American Gold Cup,” said Michael Morrissey, the President of Stadium Jumping, Inc. “The Parlanti products are first class and are they are getting rave reviews from competitors around the world. We’re delighted to have them onboard at this year’s event.”
For more information on Parlanti Custom Riding Boots, please contact:
Company Address Moda Equestre/Parlanti USA 45 Rockefeller Plaza Suite 2000 NY, NY 10111
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.
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.
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
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.
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