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123rd National Horse & Family Festival Fast Facts

WHAT: 123rd National Horse Show & Family Festival

WHEN: November 29-December 3, 2006

HOURS: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday: 8 a.m. to approximately 6 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. to approximately 10 p.m.



WHERE: Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club, Wellington, Florida

HIGHLIGHTS- Competition:

Palm Beach Post National Welcome Stake, CSI (November 29)

NHS Speed Stake, CSI (November 30)

The Palm Beach Daily News NHS Adult Amateur Welcome Stake (December 1)

Rolex/USEF National Show Jumping Championship Phase I, CSI-W (December 1- evening competition)

NHS Open Speed Stake, CSI (December 2)

$120,000 National Horse Show Open and Junior/Amateur-Owner Hunter Championships (December 2)

Zada Enterprises, LLC 5th Annual Dressage at the National- $500 Intermediaire I and Grand Prix level Freestyle, Young Rider and Junior Freestyle (December 1-3)

Show Jumping Hall of Fame Series Junior and Amateur-Owner Jumper National Finals (December 3)

$80,000 Young Jumper Championships® International Final (December 3)

Rolex/USEF National Show Jumping Championship Final Phase (December 3)

Exhibitions and Special Events:

“Jumping Under the Stars” Black Tie Gala (December 1, evening)

Shaana Pritchard and Frieze Frame Friesians exhibitions (December 1-3)

Children’s Fair (December 2-3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

“The Horse: In & Out” Art Exhibition (November 29-December 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

SPONSORED CLASSES & PRIZE MONEY:

$155,000 International Open Jumper section

$125,000 Rolex/USEF National Show Jumping Championship and Bonus Pool Award

$80,000 Young Jumper Championships® International

$20,000 Palm Beach Daily News Adult Amateur Jumper division

$10,000 Bainbridge Farm Adult Amateur Working Hunter division

$13,000 Kilkenny Amateur-Owner Working Hunter divisions

$6,500 William Barlow Redfern Regular Working Hunter division

$5,000 Village of Wellington National Horse Show Pony Hunter Classic

TICKETS: 561-793-JUMP, or visit http://www.stadiumjumping.com

ADMISSION: General Admission Tickets are available at the gate.

Adults: $10 Wednesday through Saturday (including $10 for Friday evening performance), Sunday- $15

Seniors/Children 13 and up: $7 all performances

Children 12 and under: Free

VIP SEATING: Box Seats Tickets may be purchased at the gate. (Limited availability)

Location: Internationale Arena

Prices: $25 every day (plus $25 for Friday evening performance), per person

Box of 4 seats for entire week, including Friday night: $500

Box Seats are available for purchase through Stadium Jumping, Inc. Please call 800-237-8924 for more information.

VIP tables in The Diamond Horseshoe Club (located at the Internationale Arena):

Gold Member Front Row- $5000 for six seat table, luxury amenities provided for all performances including Friday evening. Silver Member Second and Third Rows- $3500 for six seat table.

Tables in The Diamond Horseshoe Club are available for purchase through Phelps Media Group, Inc. Please call 561-753-3389.

THE FACILITY:

The Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club is also the home of the Winter Equestrian Festival and the site of the first outdoor Nations Cup held in the United States. The competition areas include the 400’ x 400’ grass Internationale Arena, which is surrounded by bermed seating, chalets, and VIP areas; plus the Bertalan DeNemethy Arena and Grand Hunter Field, both with all weather footing. Amenities include the Diamond Horseshoe Club VIP area.

DIRECTIONS:

Approaching the show grounds from the Florida Turnpike, take Exit #93, Lake Worth Blvd., and travel west, crossing over 441. Travel five miles to South Shore Blvd., turn right on South Shore and proceed one mile to Pierson Road, then turn left at the light. Spectator Entrance is first left, on Equestrian Road. Approaching the show grounds from Interstate I-95, take Exit 49. Travel west on Forest Hill Blvd. 11 miles to South Shore Blvd. Turn left on South Shore and follow to Pierson Road. Turn right at the light on Pierson. Spectator Entrance is first left – Equestrian Road.

PARKING: Parking is free Wednesday through Sunday.

FOOD: A diverse menu of food and beverages is available at the vendor courtyard and at vendors around the Internationale Arena, and are open during show hours.

SHOPPING: The vendor courtyard and individual booths around the Internationale Arena offer equestrian equipment, apparel, jewelry, and home furnishings.

HOTELS:

*Hampton Inn and Suites Wellington

2155 Wellington Green Drive, Wellington, FL 561-472-9696

*Hampton Inn at Emerald Dunes

2025 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach, FL 561-682-9990

*Hampton Inn Lake Worth

8205 Lake Worth Road, Lake Worth, FL 561-472-5980

CAR RENTAL:

Use Enterprise Rent-a-Car for your car rental needs at the National Horse Show and Family Festival! Call 1-800-593-0505 and use the National Horse Show reference number 41W0080 for a discount.

PALM BEACH POLO EQUESTRIAN CLUB:

14440 Pierson Rd., Wellington, FL 33414

561-793-JUMP (phone)

561-753-7727 (fax)

http://www.stadiumjumping.com.

STADIUM JUMPING, INC.: Corporate Office-

1301 Sixth Ave West, Suite 406, Bradenton, FL 34205

941-744-5465 (phone)

941-744-0874 (fax)

http://www.stadiumjumping.com.

NATIONAL HORSE SHOW ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, LTD

Carolyn Vincent

P.O. Box 386, Greenvale, NY 11548

516-484-1865 (phone)

516-484-1982 (fax)

NationalHS@aol.com

http://www.nhs.org

 

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