For Immediate Release

North Salem, NY – March 10, 2014 – The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows are pleased to announce that the prize list for this year’s competition is now available online at: The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, ranked in the North American Riders Group Top 25 North American Events for three years in a row, return for their 32nd year in 2014 with two weeks of exceptional equestrian sport on May 6-11 and May 13–18 at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY.

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The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows feature over 130 hunter and jumper classes each week, bringing together top competitors, including Olympic show jumpers, from across the country. Old Salem Farm’s beautifully manicured grounds, a list of elite horses and riders, and fantastic social gatherings draw spectators from Westchester County and beyond to watch horses and ponies of every size compete for almost $500,000 in prize money.

The show’s USEF 6* rated jumper section includes world-class competition in open, junior and amateur-owner jumpers. A $20,000 Leading Jumper Rider Award will be presented upon completion of week two’s competition and all of the open jumper classes will count toward this new award. Each week the show will host two grand prix classes. Week one will feature the $35,000 New York Welcome Stake on Friday, May 9, at 1 p.m. as well as the $50,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix on Sunday, May 11, at 2 p.m. Week two will feature the $35,000 Grand Prix of North Salem on Friday, May 16, at 1 p.m and the $100,000 Empire State Grand Prix on Sunday, May 18, at 2 p.m. Jumper fans can also watch the $20,000 Speed Derby of North Salem on Saturday, May 17, at 2 p.m.

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In addition to a full schedule of USEF “Premier” rated hunter competition, a $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby will be featured on Saturday, May 17, at 4 p.m. Old Salem Farm is also pleased to present a $5,000 Leading Hunter Rider Award for the rider that earns the most points in hunter divisions throughout the two weeks of competition.

The $50,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix on May 11, the $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby on May 17, and the $100,000 Empire State Grand Prix on May 18 will all be broadcast on the USEF presented by SmartPak. You may watch these events LIVE as they happen at or

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Old Salem Farm, located just one hour north of New York City, is one of the best equestrian competition venues in North America, as rated by the North American Riders Group in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Host of the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, the prestigious American Gold Cup CSI-W 4*, and year-round competitions, the facility offers a state-of-the-art turf grand prix field, indoor riding arena, and two all-weather footing rings. As a boarding and training facility, Old Salem Farm is second to none and home to top trainer Frank Madden. For more information, please visit or call 914-669-5610.

2014 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

Where and When: The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows takes place May 6-11 and May 13-18, 2014, in North Salem, New York.

Who We Are: The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows feature “AA”-rated hunters and USEF 6* jumpers. This competition was most recently ranked in 2013 as number 12 on the North American Riders Group Top 25 List.

General Admission: General – $10, Child/Senior – $5

Other Notable Events:

May 4 Welcome Day

May 9 $1,500 Canine Puissance
3 p.m. (approx.)

May 16 $5,000 Groom’s Class
4 p.m. (approx.)

May 16 Exhibitor Party 5:00-6:30 p.m. on Pavilion Patio


Shopping: Boutique Row offers equestrian equipment, apparel, jewelry and home furnishings overlooking the competition arenas.

VIP Patron Tables: Enjoy show jumping from the comfort of your Patron Table in the VIP tent, overlooking the Grand Prix Field. New this year, Old Salem Farm is pleased to offer two levels of seating in the brand new double decker tent. The VIP Tent offers you and your guests an exciting up front seat to the competition Wednesday – Sunday. Patron Tables will be offered in two sizes: 8 guests in front two rows and 4 guests in back rows. Corporate private chalets available in the upstairs dining area. Pricing and additional information can be viewed on our website: To order your VIP Patron Table, call (914) 669-5610.

Contact Information:
Sponsorships and Advertising: Connie Sawyer 518-461-6288
Vendors: Sarah Foster 203-417-9888
Media Relations: Jennifer Wood 803-240-7488
Patron Tables: 914-669-5610
Horse Show Information/Prize list: 914-669-5610