HRTV PREMIERES "HRTV SUMMER OF SHOWS -- JUMPING" WITH LAKE PLACID HORSE SHOW
Live HD Coverage on HRTV.com Begins Wednesday, June 25
Arcadia, CA, June 24, 2014 -- HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, is proud to announce that its online platform, HRTV.com, will offer exclusive live HD streaming of the Lake Placid Horse Show, produced by ShowNet Vision, beginning on Wednesday, June 25 at 8 a.m ET.
This is the first series of significant U.S. Jumping events in the "HRTV Summer of Shows -- Jumping," that will run through September. The series will offer Hunter and Show Jumping events from high-caliber horse shows this Summer, including: the Lake Placid Horse Shows (Lake Placid, NY), Horse Shows by the Bay (Traverse, MI), the Hampton Classic Horse Show (Bridgehampton, NY), and HITS (Saugerties, NY).
The opening three weeks of outstanding competition comprise a trio of events which fall under the Lake Placid Horse Shows designation -- the original Lake Placid Horse Show, along with the I Love New York Horse Show, and the inaugural Adirondack Horse Show.
Now entering its 45th season, the Lake Placid Horse Show opened on June 24, with HRTV's live HD stream beginning on June 25, covering all the action from the Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Ring. The highlight of the Lake Placid Horse Show is the $75,000 Devoucoux Grand Prix of Lake Placid, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC, on June 29.
"Jumping events are among the most popular events we carry on our network," said Scott Daruty, President of HRTV. "HRTV is pleased to announce that our online platform will carry exclusive live HD coverage of all the events taking place in the Richard M. Feldman Grand Prix Ring as the Lake Placid Horse Shows kick off our summer series."
Richard M. Feldman, Lake Placid Horse Show Association Chairman, added "HRTV, as The Network for Horse Sports, is the ideal partner to carry the excitement and athleticism displayed by the participants at our shows to a larger audience of horse fans throughout the world."
Live streaming of the I Love New York Horse Show will be conducted from Wednesday, July 2 through Sunday, July 6. Highlighting the week is the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, Presented by Eastern Hay and Purina Animal Nutrition, and the $75,000 I Love New York Grand Prix, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC.
Coverage of the inaugural Adirondack Horse Show will run from Wednesday, July 9 through Sunday, July 13, and the highlighted event is the $100,000 Woodlea Farms Adirondack Grand Prix.
Fans may go www.hrtv.com each day of the horse show to view all shows in the "HRTV Summer of Shows -- Jumping."
Replays of selected events from the Lake Placid Horse Shows will also be available at www.hrtv.com for video on demand (VOD) viewing for fans that may have missed the live event.
Daily tune-in notices and results will be posted on HRTV's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HRTVnetwork.
Further information on the Lake Placid Horse Shows, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC, is available by calling the Lake Placid Horse Show Association at 518-523-9625, or online at www.lakeplacidhorseshow.com.
HRTV, The Network for Horse Sports, is a television-based multimedia network dedicated to equine sports. HRTV’s programming features horse racing from top U.S. and international racetracks, as well as a wide range of world-class English horse riding and Western horse riding competitions, news, original programming and award-winning documentaries covering the world of horse sports. The live stream of HRTV is available on a subscription basis to high-speed Internet users worldwide at www.hrtv.com. In the U.S., the HRTV television network is available via telco, cable and satellite in over 19 million homes.
Contact: Scott Cooper, HRTV, 609-391-8166