First Annual Central Park Horse Show Goes Mainstream

Sep 23, 2014 - 6:40 AM

Did you enjoy watching the inaugural Central Park Horse Show, presented by Rolex, either in person or on NBC Sports? Did you follow it online? This exciting event created plenty of stir and not just in the horse world. Horses returned to compete in the heart of New York City for the first time in more than a decade, and we’ve compiled a list of media coverage of the show, which featured the world’s best horses and riders in show jumping and dressage in New York City’s Trump Ring in Central Park on Sept 18-21. Want to see more equestrian coverage on TV and in mainstream press? The more we click, the more they know that people care about horse sports.

Mainstream Media Coverage

“Giddy Up Central Park” –Pia Catton for The Wall Street Journal

“The Horses in Central Park are to Show, Not Work” –Sarah Maslin Nir for The New York Times

“Bloomberg’s daughter wins Central Park horse event” –The Associated Press

“Georgina Bloomberg beats out Bruce Springsteen’s daughter for $210G prize, Rolex watch in Central Park horse show” –Leslie Larson for NY Daily News

“Central Park Horse Show brings the best equestrians to New York” –Justin Rocket Silverman for NY Daily News

“Day in pictures: 19 September” –BBC News

“She was born to ride! Bruce Springsteen watches his daughter compete in Central Park equestrian competition….and lose to Bloomberg’s daughter” –Mail Online

“Horsing around! Ivanka Trump slips into chic scarlet dress as she and dad Donald enjoy father and daughter time at equestrian show.” –Sarah Robertson for Mail Online

“Land Rover sponsors feature event at Central Park Horse Show” –Nancy Buckley for Luxury Daily

“Central Park transformed for inaugural horse show” –Wendy Joan Biddlecombe for Metro

“Central Park Horse Show” –Alek Majtenyi for Noble Life

“The Central Park Horse Show” –Style of Sport

“Central Park Horse Show” –Sun Sentinel

“Central Park Horse Show This Weekend” –Amy Freeze for WABC-TV New York

“The Central Park Horse Show and NYC vs. The World: Q&A” –Kelly Killoren Bensimon for AM New York

“Trump Rink Transformed As Central Park Horse Show Trots Into NYC” –CBS New York

“Central Park Horse Show Gallops Into Town” -CBS New York

“Central Park Horse Show features a potpourri of demonstrations” –Diana De Rosa for

“Olympic dressage riders electrify Central Park Show arena” –Diana De Rosa for

“Horse show gallops into Central Park” –Mark Fahey for Crain’s New York Business

“A Fancy Rolex Horse Show Is Happening All Weekend In Central Park” –Jen Carlson for Gothamist

“Have You Ever Seen a Horse Do This—in Central Park?” –Rennie Dyball for People’s Pets

“Central Park Polo Challenge Slated for Sunday” –Women’s Wear Daily

Equestrian Media Coverage

Bloomberg Brings It Home In Central Park” -Molly Sorge for the Chronicle

Swail Runs Around And Has Fun In Central Park” -Molly Sorge for the Chronicle

Werth Is Top Of The Heap In Central Park” -Beth Rasin for the Chronicle

“Postcard: The Central Park Horse Show Grand Prix” -Nancy Jaffer for

“Postcard: The Central Park Horse Show Dressage Challenge” –Nancy Jaffer for

“The Central Park Horse Show” –Counter-Canter Culture

“Central Park Horse Show” –The Digital Horse

“Central Park Horse Show 2014” –

“Isabell Werth & El Santo Win Inaugural Central Park Challenge, Event Wins Acclaim” -Ken Braddick for Dressage News

“First-Ever Cental Park Horse Show Begins Tomorrow Under the Skyscrapers” –The Equine Chronicle

“Jan Ebeling’s Rafalca Retired at 2014 Central Park Dressage Challenge” -EuroDressage

“Thursday News and Notes From SmartPak” -Katie Samuels for Eventing Nation

“Dancing With The Dressage Stars” -Amber Heintzberger for Horse Collaborative

“Show Horses Return to New York City” –Horse Journal

“Georgina Bloomberg comes up Trumps at Central Park Horse Show” –

“Isabell Werth and El Santo win Central Park dressage feature”

“Georgina Bloomberg and Juvina Win $210,000 Central Park Grand Prix CSI3*” -Erin Gilmore for Phelps Media Group

“Isabell Werth and El Santo NRW Win First Ever Central Park Dressage Challenge Presented by The Axel Group” -World Dressage News

“Watch the $210,000 Central Park Grand Prix, presented by Rolex online” –World of Show Jumping



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