Champions Crowned in the Hunter Rings at the Hampton Classic

The Hampton Classic represents the culmination of the outdoor season for many show hunters in America. Top hunters are crowned and now begin their preparations for the indoor fall events.

Molly Ashe-Cawley and Cassandra Beat the Heat in the $10,000 Palm Beach Masters Open Jumper class at the Hampton Classic

With the opening of the FEI division Wednesday at the Hampton Classic, it became very obvious, very quickly that every clean round would be earned and not given. 

US Olympic Veteran Beezie Madden and Rising Star Kelly Cruciotti Take Top Placings Tuesday at the 43rd Hampton Classic Horse Show

Rachel McMullen wins the Platinum Performance/USEF Talent Search at her First Hampton Classic

If riders could create a theme song for Tuesday morning’s Open Jumper classes, it would be something like “keep away from fence 10-A.”

Dogs, Cats and Horses all Searching for Forever Homes on Adoption Day at the Hampton Classic Horse Show

Animal Adoption Day celebrated its eighth year at the Hampton Classic Monday, with rescue dogs, cats and horses from a variety of animal rescues and shelters on Long Island and beyond on hand.

Hampton Classic Horse Show Hosts Year-End Championships For Long Island Riders with Disabilities

It takes perseverance and plain old hard work to chase a Championship title for more than ten years. That’s what Victoria Natale of Bayville, NY, has been doing at the Hampton Classic.

Local Day at the Hampton Classic Showcases Top Horses and Riders from Long Island

Sunday August 26 was opening day of the 43rd Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of the most prestigious hunter-jumper equestrian events in the nation. Showcasing the highest levels of the sport, the world-class event hosts hundreds of top riders and horses from across North America and abroad.

Bloomberg Wins $30,000 Boar’s Head Jumper Challenge on Opening Day at the 43rd Hampton Classic

Sandra Ferrell & Hemingway Victorious in $10,000 Marder’s Local Hunter Derby

Georgina Bloomberg had just one goal for Paola 233 at this year’s Hampton Classic - to win the Opening Day grand prix, the $30,000 Boar’s Head Jumper Challenge. They achieved their goal with a flourish, besting a diverse field of 42 starters to take the winner’s purse of $9,000.

Bloomberg, a native of New York, NY, explained that the ‘decisive moment’ in their jump-off round came as Paola landed from fence six and literally pivoted on one foot to the left toward the final combination without having to add any extra steps to complete the turn.

Leadline Highlights the Morning of Harmony Home Concierge Opening Day

The 43rd Hampton Classic Horse Show opened Sunday morning to a pristine blue sky, welcoming horses and riders from near and far to this spectacular annual equestrian and social event. For the next seven days the Hampton Classic will host the highest levels of competition for hunter-jumper horses and riders of all ages and abilities. From the youngest leadline riders (ages 2+!) all the way to Olympic and World Champions, the prestigious Hampton Classic Horse Show attracts the best of the best.

Sunday's Harmony Home Concierge Opening Day competition began bright and early in the Grand Prix ring with the smallest of the week's competitors, leadline riders ages two to four, followed by the groups for ages five to seven. 

Kids' Day, Presented by News 12, Highlights Full Week of Family Activities at 43 Annual Hampton Classic

Bridgehampton, NY – August 21, 2018 – The Hampton Classic Horse Show, which returns to its world-class 65-acre showgrounds in Bridgehampton, NY, August 26-September 2, is once again featuring special activities for children of all ages throughout the week from 10:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m. in the Kids’ Area. The Classic’s annual Kids’ Day, Presented by News 12, will present additional activities – plus free admission for all children under 12! – onSaturday, September 1.

8th Annual Adoption & Animal Welfare Day and 13th Annual LIHSSRD Finals Highlight Monday at 2018 Hampton Classic

Bridgehampton, NY – August 16, 2018 – The Hampton Classic Horse Show, which returns to its world-class 65-acre showgrounds in Bridgehampton, NY, August 26-September 2, will host its 8th annual Adoption & Animal Welfare Day and 13th annual Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD) Finals on Monday, August 27.