Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show Fact Sheet

WHO: The 2002 Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show celebrates 73 years as
Connecticut’s oldest equestrian tradition and the first show in New England (1973) to feature a Grand Prix show jumping event. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Center For Hope in Darien, CT which provides support and counseling for children facing life threatening illnesses. A special trophy is presented annually to the junior rider who best exemplifies the qualities of
sportsmanship and good will in memory of Lauren Leslie, a young Ox Ridge rider who lost her
battle with cancer after the horse show in 1994.

WHEN: June 12-16 – Horse Show runs from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The $35,000 Ox Ridge Grand Prix takes place at 1:00 PM on June 16.

WHERE: The Ox Ridge Hunt Club, 512 Middlesex Road, Darien, CT

WHAT: Nationally acclaimed show jumper and hunter classes begin at
8:00 AM and continue until 5:00
PM daily. The highlight of the week is the $35,000 Ox Ridge Grand Prix on
Sunday, June 16,
Father’s Day. Opening ceremonies begin at 1:00 PM with special equestrian
demonstrations. The
Ox Ridge Grand Prix is a National Grand Prix League member event.

EXTRA The Ox Ridge Boutique Garden offers numerous fine
collectibles, garden/outdoor décor and
FUN: country accessories, plus a full line of equestrian
appointments. The annual luncheon and other
events benefit the Center For Hope.

SPONSORS: The first three sponsors to sign on for the 2002 Ox Ridge Charity
Horse Show are Reuters, CL Adams and Watson Wyatt.

TICKETS: Admission on June 12-15 – $5.00 per car
Admission on Grand Prix Sunday, June 16 – $7.00 for Adults
$5.00 for Senior Citizens
$5.00 for Children over 5 years of age


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Updated: October 2005.