2014 Massachusetts Eye and Ear as Rider Tent Sponsors

Silver Oak Jumper Tournament Welcomes Massachusetts Eye and Ear as Rider Tent Sponsors

Halifax, MA – May 7, 2014 – The Silver Oak Jumper Tournament, scheduled for the Fieldstone Show Park in Halifax, Massachusetts, from August 13 – 17, 2014, announced today that Massachusetts Eye and Ear has taken over the important sponsorship of the Rider’s Hospitality Tent at this year’s show.

The Silver Oak Jumper Tournament met with rave reviews from competitors across the country last year and was rewarded for its efforts with a top ranking from the NARG, the North American Riders Group, at their annual meeting. Silver Oak came in as the 13th ranked best horse show in North America. “Hats off to Silver Oak,” the report stated, “for producing a fantastic event.  With a widespread focus on riders, horses, sponsors and spectators, they truly went overboard in this inaugural year.”

In the detailed report from NARG, they said of the Rider’s Tent, “The grass field was a pleasure and the facility had more than enough space to exercise and warm up horses.  They constructed an elevated rider’s tent with leather furniture that was catered around the clock with breakfast and lunch, plus drinks at all ring gates.”


“We couldn’t be happier that Massachusetts Eye and Ear has come on board for this important sponsorship,” in keeping with our mission as the rider’s horse show nothing is more important to that sentiment than treating our world class athletes with the respect and comfort they richly deserve. said Show Chairman Jeff Papows.

Mass. Eye and Ear clinicians and scientists are driven by a mission to find cures for blindness, deafness and diseases of the head and neck.  Led by the Eaton-Peabody Laboratory in Otology, the Howe Laboratory in Ophthalmology and Schepens Eye Research Institute, Mass. Eye and Ear in Boston is the world’s largest vision and hearing research center, offering hope and healing to patients everywhere through discovery and innovation.

“The Silver Oak Jumping Tournament is truly an exceptional experience for the senses with its expansive green lawns,  multicolored flowers and obstacles, elegant equine athletes all in partnership creating a unique human and earth relationship,” said Victoria McCullough, a member of the Board of Directors at Mass Eye and Ear. “That would be tragic if this extraordinary beauty could not be seen and heard and recorded to memory, As an honored sponsor of The tournament it is my pleasure as a Board Member of Mass Eye and Ear to present The majesty of The Silver Oak Jumping Tournament to this internationally renowned icon of excellence,” she said.

“We are so delighted that such a worthwhile institution has joined forces with the Silver Oak Jumper Tournament,” Papows continued. “They are one of the top hospitals in the nation, teaching our future medical stars and isn’t it exciting that at this year’s tournament, they’ll be hosting the world’s best equestrian stars.”

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Paul O’Shea is presented with the trophy for his Sunday Grand Prix victory

at the Silver Oak Jumper Tournament last year. Photo by Tammy Hardy.

The Silver Oak Jumper Tournament will take center stage at the Fieldstone Show Park in Halifax, Massachusetts, from August 13 – 17, 2014, with this year’s main event, the $75,000 Agero Grand Prix, to be held on Sunday, August 17th.

NESN will be onsite all week long during this year’s Silver Oak Jumper Tournament on August 13 – 17, 2014.  Much of the featured footage will be captured on Sunday August 17, when the D&G Ventures Mini Prix and Agero Grand Prix will take center stage as the two main events.  The program will air at 4:30pm on Saturday, August 23rd, immediately following the conclusion of Red Sox postgame coverage.

A limited supply of tables for the Sunday festivities are on sale right now, but most have already been spoken for. You can reserve yours now by visiting the show’s website at www.silveroakjumpertournament.com/

Tickets are also going fast for the all-new dinner cruise for all competitors, families and friends. The entire evening is complimentary, courtesy of the Silver Oak Jumper Tournament. A buffet dinner will be served with music and a cash bar. The boat will cruise Plymouth Harbor past some scenic historical sites including Plymouth Rock and includes a beautiful sunset while onboard.

The cruise is scheduled Friday, August 15, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM. Transportation will be provided from your hotel to and from the dock at no cost.

If you are interested in attending this wonderful dinner cruise, please email:  sharon@silveroakjumpertournament.com

The prize list is available at two locations, online at the show’s website, https://silveroakjumpertournament.com/ or by visiting http://www.bluetoad.com/publication/?i=202874

For information on Mass. Eye and Ear, visit www.MassEyeAndEar.org.

See you in Halifax this August, but word to the wise register early we are expecting a sell out and will limit entries to ensure a utopian experience.

Fast Facts – Silver Oak Jumper Tournament

Date:  August 13 – August 17, 2014

Website and Facebook:
www.SilverOakJumperTournament.com  www.facebook.com/SilverOakJumperTournament.

2014 Prize List:


Silver Oak Jumper Tournament at Fieldstone Show Park
21 Plymouth Street
Halifax, MA

From Route 3: Heading south or north, take Exit 9 (Rte. 3A, Kingston, Plymouth). Top of the ramp turn right on Rte 3A (towards Kingston). Through two sets of lights to a blinking light, bear left on to Rte 27-106. Travel about one mile toset of lights and fork. Take left at fork onto Rte 106. Fieldstone Farm is approximately 5 miles on the right in Halifax, MA.

From the West: Rte 495 to Rte 24 North. First exit Rte 104 and head east. Rte 104 merges with Rte 106. Cross over Rte 58 in Halifax Center. Fieldstone Farm is 1.2 miles on the left.

Sponsorship Contact:

Vendor Contact:

VIP Table Sales and Ticket Information:

Silver Oak Jumper Tournament Media Contact:
Phelps Media Group, Inc.

Hotel Information:
*The Official Riders’ Hotel*

Hampton Inn & Suites
10 Plaza Way
Plymouth MA  02360
Telephone:  (508) 747-5000


Best Western Plus Cold Spring
180 Court Street
Plymouth, MA  02360
Telephone:  (508) 746-2222


Hilton Garden Inn
4 Home Depot Drive
Plymouth, MA 02360
Telephone:  (508) 591-1029