Opening Day of the 44th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show is September 1st
The Hampton Classic, August 25-September 1, is one of the world’s most prestigious horse shows and features competitors at every level from young children in leadline to Olympic, World, and World Cup Champions. The show culminates with the Classic’s feature event, the $300,000 DOHA.INC Grand Prix CSI on Sunday, September 1.
The highlight of the Classic’s Opening Day is the $30,000 Land Rover Jumper Challenge Presented by Jaguar, which follows the Opening Day Ceremonies featuring Atlantic Records recording artist Nikki Viannain singing the national anthem and Dressage exhibition with Stephanie Brown Beamer in the Hampton Classic’s famed Grand Prix Field.
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Horse Show runs Sunday, August 25 through Sunday, September 1, 2019
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
240 Snake Hollow Road
The adorable Leadline classes feature riders as young as 2-years-old. Leadline classes begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Grand Prix Field. Opening Day also features the traditional Local Hunter Divisions, which are open to horses that make their home on Long Island, and culminates in the $10,000 Marders Local Hunter Derby.
Kids are not left out of the Opening Day fun with many activities taking place in the Kids Tent!
The Rainbow Bees coloring games, readings and signings
The Butterfly Experience, an interactive exhibit
Arts & Crafts with the Hampton Country Day Camp
Long Island Livestock Co. will have an assortment of fun animals
Join The Art Nanny to create a unique watercolor artwork
Cookie decorating with Citarella at 11:00 am
Church St. School will have a Music and Art’s creation station
Barefoot Kids will have a craft station
Wind chime decorating with GeeMe POP
Pony rides with Steppin’ Out Ponies