World-Class Show Jumping Set to Return to 2024 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows

Last year’s Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows McLain Ward © SEL Photography

Last year’s world-class field at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows included stars such as five-time U.S. Olympian McLain Ward © SEL Photography

North Salem, NY – World-class show jumping is set to return to Westchester County’s beautiful horse country for the annual Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, one of the premier stops on the nation’s hunter-jumper horse show circuit. The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows offer a full schedule of competition featuring many of the nation’s best horses and riders, May 7-12 and May 14-19.

The Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows host competitions for riders of all levels and ages, ranging from young children on ponies to Olympic veterans, such as local hero McLain Ward (USA), Daniel Bluman (ISR) and Rodrigo Pessoa (BRA), aboard their grand prix mounts. Week 1 (May 7-12) is USEF ‘National-6’ rated for hunters and jumpers and designated FEI CSI3*; Week 2 (May 14-19) is USEF ‘Premier-6’ rated and designated FEI CSI4*.

Located just one hour north of New York City, Old Salem Farm has a long history of hosting world-class horse shows. Over the years, Old Salem Farm has hosted United States Olympic Team Selection Trials, FEI World Cup™ qualifiers, FEI North American Youth Championships and ASPCA Maclay Regional Finals.

“Over the last few years, Old Salem Farm has taken major steps to become one of the nation’s finest horse show facilities and we greatly appreciate everyone’s support of our shows,” said Scott Hakim, owner and president of Old Salem Farm. “This year’s Spring Horse Shows promise to be the best yet, as many of the top athletes competing at Old Salem will be here with their eyes set on this summer’s Paris Olympic Games. We look forward to welcoming everyone back for another fantastic event!”

The Spring Horse Shows’ Week 1 takes place May 7-12 with highlights including the Evergate Stables $40,000 New York Welcome Stake, $10,000 Old Salem Farm Speed Derby, $38,700 FEI 1.45m Two-Phase, $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off, $25,000 Old Salem Farm Jumper Classic, $15,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur Jumper 1.40m Classic presented by Eastern Hay and $125,000 Old Salem Farm Grand Prix Presented by The Kincade Group.

Week 2 competition follows May 14-19, featuring the $65,000 Welcome Stake of North Salem Presented by The Kincade Group, $38,700 FEI 1.45m Two-Phase, $38,700 FEI 1.45m Jump-off Presented by Fidelity Investments, $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, $25,000 Old Salem Farm Jumper Classic, Evergate Stables’ $15,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Junior/Amateur Jumper 1.40m Classic, Governor’s Perpetual Hunt Seat Cup Presented by Lillie by Flying Changes and the $5,000 Old Salem Farm Grooms’ Class Presented by McLain Ward, Inc., before concluding on Sunday, May 19, with the $200,000 Empire State Grand Prix Presented by Old Salem Farm.

unnamed 7
2023 Empire State Grand Prix champions Hunter Holloway (USA) and Pepita Con Spita© SEL Photography

The ambiance at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows is unlike any other venue in the country with over-the-top hospitality and unique shopping offered along Old Salem’s popular Boutique Row. Old Salem offers opportunities for a curated group of vendors to set up their boutiques in the vendor area located overlooking the International Arena. Applications are available now at vendor info and application. Food vendors provide meals to go and delicious snack options. Family fun activities include pony rides, face painting and more. VIP table seating is available with an unbeatable view of the International Arena and gourmet farm-to-table fare, but space is limited! Click here for VIP hospitality info.

Horse show action starts at 8:00 a.m. daily with classes running in three rings simultaneously throughout the day. Further information on Old Salem Farm and the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows is available at

Press release Old Salem Farm

© Rights Reserved.

Stay updated on Horse Show Jumping news

Subscribe to the newsletter
Progetto senza titolo1
Tenuta Monticelli logo
Logo Acavallo
Logo stephex
logo VeTeaching
IMG 7016
IMG 7017
logo KEP
logo Porrini Spa
club ippico euratom ogo