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A Shopper’s Paradise at The American Gold Cup CSI4*-W

North Salem, NY – September 11, 2013 – The 2013 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W at Old Salem Farm  in North Salem, NY, Sept. 11-15, will provide exhibitors and spectators with a unique shopping experience by bringing together the top brands


Shoppers can browse a wide variety of vendors to find everything from luxury leather goods to fine jewelry.  Add to your art collection, buy a new helmet, or even customize new footing for your riding arena or purchase a brand new Audi or Porsche, all at the iconic Old Salem Farm.  The boutiques will be open from Wednesday, Sept. 11- 15, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Peruse luxury boutiques like Hermès and Roberto Coin, check out the latest models of Audis and Porsches and shop top equestrian brands like Animo, Ariat, ESI Footing, GiGi New York, Hunt Ltd., Parlanti, Samshield, Skiffington’s LLC, Stronghold Equine, and Vincent & Whittemore.


Not sure what is trending now? Follow Equestrian Stylist, Ashley Cline on Instagram @americangoldcup (#goldcup) to see the latest styles the vendors offer for Fall 2013.


Admission to the 2013 American Gold Cup is free weekdays. Saturday and Sunday admission is $15 per person, $10 per child 4-12 years and seniors 65+, while children 3 a

nd under are free. You can buy your tickets at the gate or by logging onto

Be sure and stop by these fine vendors:

Animo *

Approximate Notions

Ariat *

Bennie’s Feed Barn

Beval Saddlery Ltd.

Charles Ancona Equestrian

CWD Sellier

Danbury Audi

Danbury Porsche 


Ellsworth & Ivey

Erez Ancient Coin Jewelry

Equestrian Services International LLC *

Equine Impressions Inc.

Faraway Farms

GiGi New York *

Hermès *

Hunt Ltd. * 

James Leslie Parker, The Book LLC 

Jeffrey Terreson Fine Art 

Jim Dratfield’s Petography 

Jocelyn Sandor Urban Fine Art


Katharine Page

Mainline Fence

Parlanti *

Roberto Coin *

Samshield *

Saratoga Stalls

Skiffington’s LLC *

Sorab & Roshi

Sporting Antiques

Stronghold Equine Equipment *

Taste of New York 

Tommy Conch Designs

Vincent & Whittemore Real Estate *


* American Gold Cup vendor sponsors and sponsors

Results are available at

Coverage of American Gold Cup will be provided by ShowNet to the USEF Network at:

About the American Gold Cup  

The American Gold Cup will feature world-class and Olympic athletes, such as current World Cup Show Jumping Champion Beezie Madden and Olympic Gold Medalist McLain Ward. Also confirmed to compete are show jumping mega-stars Reed Kessler, Kent Farrington, Margie Engle, Pan American Games Gold Medalist Christine McCrea and many more, all vying to secure their position at the 2014 FEI World Cup Finals in Lyon, France.


Highlights of the schedule include the $33,000 Don Little Memorial Welcome Stake on Thursday, the $100,000 American Gold Cup Qualifier presented by Double H Farm and Windsor Show Stables on Friday and the $50,000 Hermes Classic on Saturday. The featured event, the coveted $200,000 American Gold Cup, Presented by Suncast, will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2013

and broadcast on NBC Sports Network the following Sunday, September 22, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. EST.  


The American Gold Cup will also feature a full array of jumper classes, including sections for Children and Adult Jumpers, Low and High Junior/Amateur Jumpers, plus Young Jumpers and Open Jumpers. New this year, the Zone 2 ASPCA Maclay Regional Championships will be held on Saturday in the Old Salem Farm indoor arena.  


Old Salem Farm, located an hour north of New York City, boasts a state-of-the-art stabling facility, an historic pristine grass Grand Prix field and outstanding competition and schooling arenas, all of which are surrounded by one of the world’s most quaint and picturesque competition venue settings. For the past two years, the Old Salem Farm competitions have been recognized by the North American Riders Group (NARG) on their NARG Top 25 List. For more information on Old Salem Farm, including its year-long competition schedule, prize lists, clinics, boarding, lessons and training, visit