The Hampton Classic, the prestigious culminating event of the Hamptons' famed summer season, runs August 23-30 in Bridgehampton, NY, hosting its 40th year of world-class equestrian competition. Many of the world's top jumper and hunter riders come from across the country and beyond to compete for their share of some of the richest prize money in the nation. With six show rings, a Boutique Garden with more than 70 vendors, and a wide selection of dining options and a Farmer's Market, all on its 60-acre show grounds. With its top competition and pristine setting, The Hampton Classic is not just a place to see, it's also a place to be seen.

Sweetnam went next on Sweet Oak Farm's Main Road, the first of his two mounts in the jump-off, and shaved two seconds off the time for a clean round time of 38.143. Lorcan Gallagher and Diktator Van De Boslandhoeve, owned by Spy Coast Farm, were clear but slow with 40.997 seconds."He is the... Read More
Ward of Brewster, NY, riding Tina La Boheme, bested a field of 39 by going clear in the fastest time of 59.048 seconds on the Michel Vaillancourt designed course in the beautifully manicured Grand Prix ring"It was a lovely class, a great welcome for the horses with nice prize money," said Ward. ... Read More
The opening ceremony officially started the show with Hampton Classic Executive Director Shanette Barth Cohen addressing the crowd. "We are super excited about this year's show and all of the additions to the Hampton Classic," said Cohen Read More
Riding With Wings, the Japanese rider defeats three jump-off rivals. None of the three riders before her had finished faultlessly which made for an exciting climax for the Hampton Classic. Read More
There hasn't been much at the 40th Annual Hampton Classic that Victoria Colvin hasn't won. She rode more than a dozen horses in the show, and on the last day she added first, second, fourth and fifth places in the $10,000 Hermes Junior/Amateur-Owner Hunter Classic to her long list of... Read More
Lucy Deslauriers rode Hester to the top of the $25,000 Campbell Stables Show Jumping Derby at the 40th Annual Hampton Classic. The local young show jumper had the fastest time. Read More
With Skara Glen's Dolphin, the Irish rider makes a comeback after a devastaing crash to score winning the $40,000 Longines Cup at the Hampton Classic Read More
After twice finishing second in this class, she reaches the top. Victoria Colvin rode Avalanche to victory in the $10,000 Sam Edelman Equitation Championship at the 40th Annual Hampton Classic. Colvin can now say she's won ribbons in hunters, jumpers and equitation. Read More
With Victoria Colvin aboard, Way Cool jumped to the Junior Hunter High-Score Award for the fourth consecutive year at the Hampton Classic. Read More
McLain Ward could not be denied victory in the $50,000 Douglas Elliman Grand Prix Qualifier at the 40th Annual Hampton Classic. As the seventh of 10 riders in the jump-off, Ward and HH Azur made a tight turn to the third fence that no one before him had attempted, slicing the leading time by more... Read More

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