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Annabel Revers Rises to the Top in theGreat Southwest Equestrian Center Equitation Championship at the Hampton Classic

Following two rounds of competition Saturday at the Hampton Classic, Annabel Revers of Weston, MA, came out on top in the $10,000 Great Southwest Equestrian Center Equitation Championship. Annabel Revers won the Great Southwest Equestrian Center Equitation Championship at the Hampton Classic. © Shawn McMillen Photography. Revers received a first-round score of 86 and a second-round score of 97, (from which three points were deducted for time penalties) to finish with an overall total of 180 points. Second place was awarded to Madison Goetzmann of Skaneatles, NY, with a final total of 171.5, and third went to Jordyn Rose Freedman of Longmeadow, MA, just a half point behind with 171.0. Returning in reverse

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Kids' Day at the Hampton Classic Delights, Amazes and Astounds Children of All Ages

Cooler temperatures didn't deter anyone from attending The Hampton Classic's annual Kids' Day. Always one of the most popular days for families at the Horse Show, children under 12 from Long Island and all around the New York metropolitan area enjoyed free admission, complimentary pony rides, animals, games, music, exhibits and educational activities. Boar's Head Brand provided insulated snack packs and tasty samples for the whole family.   Face painting was a huge hit on Kids' Day at the Hampton Classic. © Michelle Clopp Photo A huge hit throughout the week at the Classic, family attractions included the Long Island Livestock Animals petting farm, painting with The Art Nanny, camp crafts with

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Daniel Bluman takes the $86,000 Douglas Elliman Grand Prix Qualifier - CSI**** presented by Longines at the Hampton Classic

For the second day in a row, Daniel Bluman heard the Israeli anthem played in the grand prix ring at the Hampton Classic Horse Show. Winners in Thursday's $40,000 SOVARO® Speed Stake, Bluman and Bacara d'Archonfosse flew to the top of the standings in Friday's spectacular $86,000 Douglas Elliman Grand Prix Qualifier presented by Longines, besting the field of 53 entries and topping the ten-horse jump-off. Olympic veteran Bluman had the advantage of qualifying both Ladriano Z and Bacara d'Archonfosse for the jump-off, over the shortened and adjusted track by renowned course designer Alan Wade of Tipperary, Ireland. From that point, strategy and more than a little luck had to take over. Daniel Bluman and

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Hunter Champions Crowned at the Hampton Classic

Thanks to their consistent performances in four-over fences classes and an under-saddle class spread over two very intense days at the Hampton Classic, Emma Krutz from Hudson, OH, was rewarded with the title of Large Junior Hunter 16/17 Champion. Krutz accomplished the prestigious goal riding Holly Orlando's Stellar. Emma Krutz with Stellar. © Shawn McMillen Photography "Stellar really shone over fences," said Krutz. "She jumps beautifully from any distance, and she is so pretty going around. She always has such a cute expression, she's happy at her job. I always look forward to coming here. Our preparation really depends on the horse, some of them come out here and they are terrified of the grass because

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McLain Ward Captures the $15,000 LeSportsac Speed Derby Friday Morning at the Hampton Classic

Activity in the jumper rings ramped up Friday at the Hampton Classic, with qualifying classes taking place for those hoping to move forward to the weekend, and championships being awarded in divisions taking place throughout the week. This year's Longines FEI World Cup Final winner, and current number two ranked rider in the world, McLain Ward, of Brewster, NY, took top honours in the $15,000 LeSportsac Speed Derby Friday morning at the Hampton Classic. McLain Ward and Bellefleur PS Z won the $15,000 LeSportsac Speed Derby at the Hampton Classic. © Shawn McMillen Photography. Riding the cat-like eight-year-old gray mare, Bellefleur PS Z, Ward bested the competition, and the course, to come out on top

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Daniel Bluman Executes the Plan to Capture the $40,000 SOVARO® FEI Speed Stake at the Hampton Classic

Ever the pragmatist, Daniel Bluman stuck right to his plan Thursday afternoon, capturing top spot in the $40,000 SOVARO® FEI Speed Stake at the 42nd Hampton Classic Horse Show with Bacara d'Archonfosse. Bacara, a 10-year-old bay mare, is owned by Bluman, Will Schwitzer and Kim Douglas. Representing Israel, Bluman had the luxury of a late draw starting 46th out of a field of 57, over the sprawling course designed by Alan Wade of Tipperary, Ireland. Daniel Bluman (ISR) and Bacara d'Archonfosse took the $40,000 SOVARO FEI Speed Stake at the Hampton Classic. © Shawn McMillen Photography Five other riders, including Britain's Amanda Derbyshire and four Americans, posted faster times over the course

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Scott Stewart Continues Winning Ways at The Hampton Classic

Scott Stewart has a long history of success at the Hampton Classic, and Wednesday saw another row of champion rosettes added to his collection. Victorious in four major divisions just as he was in 2016, Stewart has every reason to look forward to attending the Hampton Classic each August. Stewart won the championship in the High Performance Hunter 3'9" division with Lucador, owned by Dr. Betsee Parker. Reserve went to Koala, ridden by Victoria Colvin and owned by John & Stephanie Ingram. Scott Stewart piloted Dr. Betsee Parker's Lucador to the championship in the High Performance Hunter 3'9" division at the Hampton Classic. © Shawn McMillen Photography Following the presentation ceremony, Stewart

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Risks Pay Rewards for Show Jumpers at the 42nd Hampton Classic Horse Show

Matthew Metell may have been away from the Hampton Classic for the past two years, but he made himself right at home Tuesday morning in the grand prix ring, taking the win in the $10,000 Jaguar Open Jumper class with his grey mare, Donchalant, over the course designed by Alan Wade of Tipperary, Ireland. Metell, and runner up McLain Ward with Bellefleur PS Z, were the only pairs to break the 50-second mark from over 60 entries, which comprised the "A" section of the large 1.40m open jumper class. Metell clocked in at 48.962 seconds, and Ward ever so slightly behind at 49.418 seconds. Both managed to execute a sharp inside turn on course, shaving valuable seconds off their time between the American Express vertical en

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Sovaro Awarded Best Boutique at Hampton Classic Horse Show

The Hampton Classic showcases beauty not only in the show rings, but across all areas of the spectacular 60-acre show grounds. Of course this includes the luxurious Boutique Garden and Stable Row, featuring more than 80 vendors. This year's awards for best boutique have been handed out, and the blue ribbon goes to Sovaro, makers of luxury coolers and barware. Drawing inspiration from the worlds of international fashion and state-of-the-art technology, Sovaro embodies sleek, elegant aesthetics and thoughtful, intuitive design. Katie Nisbet, Director of Marketing for Sovaro, was on hand to receive the ribbon from judges Roxanne Mosleh, interior designer; and Pamela Levine, a clothing designer and commercial