Marlowe Wins Saturday’s 1.30m Open Jumper During Week 3 of 2023 Old Salem Farm September Horse Shows

Marlowe Wins Saturday’s 1.30m Open Jumper During Week 3 of 2023 Old Salem Farm September Horse Shows

The third and final week of the Old Salem Farm September Horse Shows began Wednesday, September 27, and continued into the weekend despite heavy rain and wind causing slight changes to the schedule. Among the week’s blue-ribbon winners was Emma Marlowe of Bedford, NY, who claimed top honors in Saturday’s 1.30m Open Jumper aboard Trelawny Farm LLC’s Freesby De Vy (R.O.).

The Old Salem Farm September Horse Shows, September 12-17, September 19-24 and September 27-October 1, host competitions for riders of all levels and ages, ranging from young children on ponies to top Grand Prix stars aboard their up-and-coming mounts.

Marlowe and Freesby De Vy (R.O.) bested a field of 37 entries in the 1.30m Open Jumper with their double-clear jump-off time of 32.112 seconds. Caitlin Boyle of Hampshire, IL, and Victoria Manzitto of Westhampton, NY, were not far behind, finishing in second and third place, respectively. Boyle stopped the clock on a faultless time of 32.344 seconds with Beyaert Farm Inc.’s Liza, while Manzitto piloted North Fork Equestrian LLC’s Noah VD Bisschop through the timers in 32.771 seconds.

Earlier in the day, Lucy Huber of Mattapoisett, MA, soared to victory in the 1.20m Open Jumper with her double-clear time of 35.462 seconds aboard Capital Equine LLC’s Clinline Z. Phoebe Topping of Sagaponack, NY, and her For Me D’Able earned second for their time of 36.178 seconds. Third went to Emma Callanan of Lebanon, NJ, and Keri Kampsen’s Celebration R-M, who posted a time of 36.413 seconds.

Several champions were crowned in the hunter rings throughout the week, such as AE Apollo, owned and ridden by Morgan Powell of Norwalk, CT, in the OSF 3’6” Hunter division. Bringing home the USHJA 3’ Hunter Championship was Gelato, owned and ridden by Lila Juneja of New Canaan, CT. Keirstin Scott of Newburgh, NY, guided Kimberly Witherspoon’s Luminous to the USHJA 2’9” Hunter Championship. Kelly Labrecque’s Lincom’s Close Up earned the top honors in the USHJA 2’6” Hunter division with Georgia Spector of New York, NY, in the irons.

The September Horse Shows conclude Sunday with another day full of classes for hunters and jumpers, including the $10,000 Old Salem Farm Jumper Classic.

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 the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, United States Olympic Team Selection Trials, FEI World Cup™ qualifiers, FEI North American Youth Championships and ASPCA Maclay Regional Finals.

The Old Salem Farm September Horse Shows kicked off with a USEF ‘National-4’ rating for hunters and jumpers September 12-17, followed by USEF ‘National-2’ September 19-24 and September 27-October 1. Each week’s action starts daily at 8:00 a.m. with classes running simultaneously in three beautifully manicured rings throughout the day. Opening Week highlights included the $10,000 Old Salem Farm Welcome Stake on Friday, September 15, and the $30,000 Old Salem Farm Great Oak Grand Prix on Sunday, September 17.

Weeks 2 (September 19-24) and 3 (September 27-October 1) feature more familiar Old Salem Farm highlights, including the $10,000 Old Salem Farm Jumper Classic each Sunday. There will also be an Old Salem Farm Hunter Derby taking place each Friday (September 15, September 22 and September 29). Week 2 also included the Zone 2 Maclay Regionals, Hamel Foundation/National Horse Show 3’3” Area Championship and THIS Adult Medal Area Championship on Saturday, September 23.

The ambiance at the Old Salem Farm September Horse Shows is unlike any other venue in the country. Old Salem Farm’s food vendors provide “meals to go” and delicious snack options.

For more information on Old Salem Farm and its full schedule of equestrian events, please visit