News & Press Releases

Press Releases prior to the start of the 2017 Circuit

Vermont Summer Festival Welcomes Returning Sponsors – June 19, 2017 –

Leading horse sport industry and Vermont-area sponsors will return as supporters of the 24th annual Vermont Summer Festival held from July 4 through August 13, 2017, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT.

 
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"Amanda Flint and VDL Coverboy on their way to a win in the $30,000 Vermont Summer Special Grand Prix, presented by Johnson Horse Transportation, during the 2016 Vermont Summer Festival."  Photo credit - Andrew Ryback Photography.  Photograph may be used one time only in relation to the above news item. For high resolution photograph, please email Jump Media, LLC.

 
Manchester Designer Outlets to Sponsor $10,000 Open Welcome Stake Series – June 12, 2017 –

The Manchester Designer Outlets (MDO) will again support this year’s Vermont Summer Festival by presenting the $10,000 Open Welcome Stake each Thursday throughout the six-week circuit, running from July 4 through August 13, 2017.

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"Cormac Hanley aboard Captain Caruso with Caroline Roberts and Tessa Gould of NYDJ after winning the $10,000 NYDJ Welcome Stake, presented by Manchester Designer Outlets during the 2016 Vermont Summer Festival."  Photo credit - Andrew Ryback Photography.  Photograph may be used one time only in relation to the above news item. For high resolution photograph, please email Jump Media, LLC.

 
Entries Due Next Week for 2017 Vermont Summer Festival – June 3, 2017 –

The entry due dates for the six-week Vermont Summer Festival, running July 4 through August 13, 2017, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT, are approaching.  Entries must be post-marked on or before June 6 and received by Friday, June 9.

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"Entries for the 2017 Vermont Summer Festival must be post-marked on or before Tuesday, June 6, and received no later than Friday, June 9."  Photo credit - Andrew Ryback Photography.  Photograph may be used one time only in relation to the above news item. For high resolution photograph, please email Jump Media, LLC.

 
Vermont Summer Festival Reminds Exhibitors of Required Health Protocols – May 26, 2017 –

All horses competing at the six-week Vermont Summer Festival running from July 4 through August 13, 2017, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT, are required to comply with the State of Vermont and Federal Government equine health certification protocols.

 
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"The Vermont Summer Festival values horse health and safety as a top priority."  Photo credit - Andrew Ryback Photography.  Photograph may be used one time only in relation to the above news item. For high resolution photograph, please email Jump Media, LLC.

 
VSF Returns with Dynamic Schedule of Hunter, Jumper, and Equitation Offerings – May 19, 2017 –

The Vermont Summer Festival will return for six consecutive weeks of competitive and spectator-friendly hunter, jumper, and equitation events from July 4 through August 13.  Competition spans all levels from leadline and short-stirrup classes to weekly grand prix offerings. 

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"Jimmy Torano of Wellington, FL, pictured riding Day Dream, topped the $10,000 Sir Ruly, Inc., Open Jumper Awards at the 2016 Vermont Summer Festival."  Photo credit - Andrew Ryback Photography.  Photograph may be used one time only in relation to the above news item. For high resolution photograph, please email Jump Media, LLC.

 

Vermont Summer Festival Teams Up with Local Lodging Partners – May 5, 2017 –

The Reluctant Panther, along with an impressive list of area accommodations, will join the Vermont Summer Festival as an Official Lodging Partner for the 2017 season running July 4 through August 13, 2017, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT.

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"The Reluctant Panther, along with an impressive list of area accommodations, will join the Vermont Summer Festival as an Official Lodging Partner for the 2017 season running July 4 through August 13, 2017, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT."  Photo courtesy of Mike Osean.  Photograph may be used one time only in relation to the above news item. For high resolution photograph, please email Jump Media, LLC.

World-Renowned Course Designers Return to 2017 Vermont Summer Festival – April 26, 2017 –

The world’s top course designers have been invited to showcase their skills during the six-week Vermont Summer Festival, running July 4 through August 13, 2017, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT.

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"Ireland's Alan Wade is among the internationally-acclaimed course designers featured at the 2017 Vermont Summer Festival in East Dorset, VT."  Photo credit - Andrew Ryback Photography.  Photograph may be used one time only in relation to the above news item. For high resolution photograph, please email Jump Media, LLC.

Vermont Summer Festival Returns for 24th Season to Beebe Farm – April 21, 2017 –

The six-week Vermont Summer Festival will return from July 4 through August 13, 2017, marking the event’s 24th consecutive season of competitive and spectator-friendly hunter, jumper, and equitation competition at Harold Beebe Farm.

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"The six-week Vermont Summer Festival will celebrate its 24th season at the Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT from July 4 through August 13, 2017."  Photo credit - Andrew Ryback Photography.  Photograph may be used one time only in relation to the above news item. For high resolution photograph, please email Jump Media, LLC.