Lake Placid, NY -- The Lake Placid Horse Shows, presented by Sea Shore Stables LLC, have been honored by the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame as one of the nation's top-ten horse shows and top-six Derbys of 2015.
The Lake Placid Horse Shows have been hosting some of the country's best horses and riders for over 47 years and will once again host two amazing weeks of top competition this summer, June 28 - July 10, offering nearly $550,000 in prize money.
The National Show Hunter Hall of Fame honors excellence by providing recognition, educat ion and appreciation for the achievements of the horsemen and horses who have made the sport of show hunters so rich in history. The Lake Placid Horse Show was selected as one of the top horse shows and Derbys in the country by trainers, owners and riders who voted by ballot in recognition of its overall excellence. Last year, the Lake Placid Horse Show was also named one of the nation's top-ten horse shows of 2014.
"We are so honored to receive these prestigious awards," said Richard M. Feldman, chairman of the Lake Placid Horse Show Association. "It is very rewarding to know that all of our efforts to put on a first-class horse show are being recognized by those who compete across the country and who specifically come to compete at Lake Placid."
Lake Placid is one of the premier stops on the nation's hunter-jumper horse show circuit, featuring the nation's best horses and riders competing in four show rings. The show hosts more than 100 classes of competition each week with all levels of competition ranging from leadline to grand prix. Both weeks are USEF 'AA' rated for hunters and 6* rated for jumpers
This year, the Lake Placid Horse Show will run June 28 - July 3 and will feature the $75,000 Devoucoux Grand Prix, presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC, on Sunday, July 3. The I Love New York Horse Show will follow on July 5 - July 10, featuring the $100,000 Equine Insurance Services/Great American Grand Prix, presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC, on Saturday, July 9 and the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, presented by Eastern Hay and Purina Animal Nutrition on Sunday, July 10.
Additional information on the Lake Placid Horse Show Series, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC is available online at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com