by Becky Petchenik
July 23, 2013 The 90th Annual Charity Horse Show: Hunter Jumper I begins today and runs through July 28. Hosted at the Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve, the show starts at 8 a.m. and runs through 5 p.m. every day at the L.M. Tate Horse Show Grounds in Moses Cone Memorial Park in Pisgah National Forest.
For only $5 per day at the gate, attendees can enjoy one of Blowing Rock’s oldest traditions. Patrons can come and go as they please, and a variety of food and drink along with jewelry, clothing, gifts, souvenirs and art will be available along the Vendor’s Row. The show promises to be a spectacular display of equestrian showmanship.
Box Seating is available to the public, however sponsors and supporters have first choice. After that, they are available on a first come first serve basis. The box seating packages include six seats and cost $5oo for both this week’s show and the second show, Hunter Jumper II, taking place from July 31 and running through Aug 4.