For Immediate Release

Contact: Marty Bauman, 518-523-9625, marty@classic-communications.com

 

Laura Chapot Wins High Peaks Resort 1.40m Jumper Class at Lake Placid Horse Show

Alex Matz Wins Adirondack Life 1.35m

 

Lake Placid, NY – June 30, 2021 – Laura Chapot swept the top two places in the $5,000 High Peaks Resort 1.40m Jumper Class, Wednesday’s featured competition at the 2021 Lake Placid Horse Shows, Sponsored by Bainbridge Farms, LLC and Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC. Chapot claimed the win on Thornhill Kate and placed second on Calafornia.

 

One of the premier stops on the nation’s hunter-jumper horse show circuit, the 2021 Lake Placid Horse Shows, June 29-July 11, feature more than 100 classes of competition each week awarding more than $600,000 in prize money.

 

In Wednesday’s $5,000 High Peaks 1.40m Jumper Class, Chapot turned in two of the 12 clean rides over the Alan Wade-designed course. She finished the jump-off clean in 31.339 seconds on Thornhill Kate for the win and in 32.655 seconds on Calafornia to place second.

 

Wednesday also saw Alex Matz ride Jasmijn Van De Renthoeve to the win in the $2,000 Adirondack Life 1.35m Jumper Class. Matz, who placed fourth in the 1.40m class on Davidson, finished the jump-off clean in 31.997 seconds to top the field. Chapot turned in a clean jump-off ride in 32.419 seconds on Calmanda 3 to take second while also finishing fourth on Gideon with a time of 32.720. Third place went to Ilan Bluman who finished in 32.614 seconds on Airline R.

 

Highlights for the rest of the first week include:

Thursday, July 1 – $2,000 Hampton Inn 1.35m Jumper Class; $5,000 Dartbrook Rustic Goods 1.40m; $5,000 Pepsi Beverages Co. 1.25m Jumper Classic; Young Jumpers; NHSAA/ASPCA Maclay; Dover USEF Hunter Seat Medal; Hamel Foundation NHS 3’3” Medal; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes

 

Friday, July 2 – 1.35m Jumper Class; $30,000 Adirondack Jumper Classic; USEF Adult Equitation; Ariat Adult Medal; Marshall & Sterling U.S. Pony Medal – Small, Medium, Large; THIS Children’s Medal; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes

 

Saturday, July 3 – $20,000 CMJ Sporthorse 1.40m Open Stake; $5,000 Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Low Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; $5,000 J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Adult Amateur Jumper Classic; MMG Adult Amateur Hunter Classic; MMG Children’s Hunter Classic; WIHS Pony Equitation; Various Hunter & Jumper Classes

 

Sunday, July 4 – Medium Junior Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; $10,000 Mirror Lake Inn Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic; Juliam Farm Lead Line Class (1:00 PM); Saratoga Horseworks Parade of Champions (1:30 PM); $100,000 Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix (2:00 PM); $5,000 The Wild Center Children’s Jumper Classic; MMG Modified Children’s Adult Classic; $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby presented by Lukens Horse Transportation; Various Hunter, Jumper, & Equitation Classes

 

About Lake Placid Horse Shows

The 2021 Lake Placid Horse Shows, Sponsored by Bainbridge Farms, LLC and Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC, are once again hosting two weeks of world-class equestrian competition. Competition runs simultaneously in four show rings – the Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Field, the E.R. Mische Jumper Ring, the EquiJet Main Hunter Ring, and the Kovacs Williams Hunter Ring.

 

The Lake Placid Horse Show, June 29-July 4, is highlighted by the $100,000 Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix on Sunday, July 4. The I Love New York Horse Show follows, July 6-11, with the $100,000 Great American Insurance Group Grand Prix Presented by Alliant Private Client taking place on Saturday, July 10. The $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby Presented by Eastern Hay & Grain and Purina Animal Nutrition will be held on Sunday, July11.

 

Action from the Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Field can be viewed live on the Lake Placid Horse Show website or on ClipMyHorseTV. Competition in the EquiJet Main Hunter Ring can be watched live on the USEF Network.

 

The Lake Placid Horse Shows, a USEF Heritage Competition, are part of the World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) Awards Program. The LPHS also features classes that are part of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series, North American League (NAL) and Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) series. Each show is USEF ‘Premier-6’ rated for both jumpers and hunters.

 

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Saratoga is the Official Equine Hospital of the Lake Placid Horse Shows.

 

Further information on the Lake Placid Horse Shows is available by calling the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at 518-523-9625 or online at www.lakeplacidhorseshows.com.

 

The Lake Placid Horse Shows thank the following sponsors for their support of this year’s shows:

1800 Tequila, Adirondack Life, Alliant Private Client, Bainbridge Farms, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Casella Waste Management, Jane Forbes Clark, Clifton Park Rental Center, Clip My Horse, C. M. Hadfield’s Saddlery, CMJ Sporthorse, Community Bank NA, Crowne Plaza Lake Placid, Dark Horse Fence, Dartbrook Rustic Goods, David R. Fowler Custom Tack Trunks, Deeridge Farms, Der-Dau Custom Made Boots, Eastern Hay, EquiJet, Fab Finds by Sara, FarmVet, Inc., Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Great American Insurance Group, Hampton Inn, High Peaks Resort, Hollow Brook Wealth Management, LLC, Hooker Family, Horse Watch, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Juliam Farm, Lake Placid CVB, Lake Placid Flower & Gift Co., Lake Placid Lodge, Lukens Horse Transportation, Inc., Mirror Lake Inn/The Cottage Café, Morrissey Family, Morrissey Management Group, NBC 5, North Star, On A Fence Designs, Pepsico, Pure Placid, Purina Animal Nutrition, RobinsonRidge, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital Saratoga, Sagamore Farms, Sarataoga Horseworks, Sea Shore Stables, LLC, Shownet, LLC, Sidelines, Stretton Enterprises, Inc., The Clothes Horse, Horseshoe Trail Farm, The Whiteface Lodge