123rd National Horse Show & Family Festival in Wellington, Florida
Fast Facts

WELLINGTON, FL – November 1, 2006 –

123rd NATIONAL HORSE SHOW & 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)
Wellington Chamber of Commerce Business EXPO on the Great Lawn (Sat, Dec 2, 2006)
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 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

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.

PALM BEACH POLO EQUESTRIAN CLUB:
14440 Pierson Rd., Wellington, FL  33414
561-793-JUMP (phone)
561-753-7727 (fax)
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
www.nhs.org

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