Articles: Press Release
Kimberly Frey Wins Thursday Feature at 33rd
Annual Lake Placid Horse Show Lake Placid, NY -June 27, 2002
-Kimberly Frey of Hume, VA rode
Marty Bauman (518) 523-9625, Classic.firstname.lastname@example.org
Lake Placid, NY – June 27, 2002 –Kimberly Frey of Hume, VA rode
Conawara to victory in the Lake Placid Lodge Power and Speed Stake Thursday
at the 33rd annual Lake Placid Horse Show.
McLain Ward of Brewster, NY, the top ranked rider on the U.S. Equestrian
Team (USET) Show Jumping Rider List and winner of last Sunday’s $50,000
Rolex USET Show Jumping Championship, took an early lead in the class when
he rode Galant to fault-free rides over both portions of the course,
finishing the speed section in 32.919 seconds.
Frey, the 19th of 39 entries to ride the 10-jump power portion of the course
at the North Elba Showgrounds, moved Ward out of the lead by matching his
fault-free performance and bettering his time over the five-jump speed
section by finishing in 32.900 seconds.
The remaining entries failed to catch Frey’s time with the closest being
Candice King of Wellington, FL who wound up third behind Frey and Ward after
finishing fault-free in 33.393 seconds on Espadon. Two-time U.S. Olympic
veteran Lisa Jacquin of Collegeville, PA finished fourth with a time of
34.201 seconds on Justice.
More than 1300 horses and the nation’s best show jumping riders are at the
Lake Placid Horse Show competing for $360,000 prize money. The horse show
continues through Sunday, June 30 when it concludes with the $50,000
Budweiser Grandprix of Lake Placid Presented by Jaguar/Land Rover for the
Whitney Perpetual Challenge Trophy. The Grandprix will be preceded by the
Juliam Farm Leadline Class for riders up to age seven. The 25th annual I
Love New York Horse Show follows, July 3-7. The highlight of the I Love New
York Horse Show is the $50,000 I Love New York Grandprix on Saturday, July
In addition to the two AGA Grandprix Series events, the schedule also
includes North American League (NAL) classes, Adult/Children's Jumper events
and Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic series events for junior riders
and amateur/owner riders on Sunday, June 30 and Saturday, July 6. There are
also numerous hunter and equitation divisions including World Championship
Hunter Rider Classes and Hunter Classics.
The Lake Placid Horse Shows are made possible through the generosity of many
supporters and sponsors. Sponsors for the 2002 Lake Placid and I Love New
York Horse Shows include A&M Beverages, Inc., Adirondack Rustic, American
Grandprix Association, Anonymous, Ariat, Brandy Parfums, Inc.,
Budweiser/Anheuser-Busch, Inc., C.M. Hadfield’s Saddlery, Inc., Jane F.
Clark, Lisa A. H. Cudahy, Der-Dau Custom Made Boots, David Fowler Custom
Tack Trunks, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Golden Arrow Hotel, Hilton Lake Placid
Resort, Jaguar, Juliam Farm, Lake Placid/Essex County Visitors’ Bureau, Lake
Placid Lodge, Land Rover, Lonesome Landing, M & M Mars, McDonalds, Miller’s
Harness Company, Mirror Lake Inn, Moss Communications, Nicola’s Family
Restaurants, On a Fence Designs and Rentals, ORDA-Whiteface Mountain, the
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Group, Inc., Pin Oak Farm, Price Chopper, Red Kap Sales,
Inc./Citgo, Salamander Farm, Sand Castle Farm, Sidelines, Supracor, The
Brown Dog Deli & Wine Bar, The Country Saddler, Ltd., The Hooker Family, The
Phelps School, The Phillips Family, Town of North Elba Park District,
Trelawny Farm, Turtle Lane Farm, Unusual Silver, Wild Horse Winery, and WPTZ
News Channel 5.
The Lake Placid horse shows feature four rings of action with competition
running from 8:00 a.m. to late afternoon, Wednesday through Sunday each
week. Admission to the Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows is just
$2.00 on weekdays and $5.00 on weekends. Children under the age of 12 are
admitted free. Tickets are available at the gate. Guided walking tours of
the Lake Placid Horse Shows are available at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday through
Friday, for just $1.00. Tours leave from the Lake Placid Horse Show retail
For more information, please call the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at
(518) 523-9625 or visit the web site at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.