News & Press Releases

Press Releases prior to the start of the 2018 Circuit

Vermont Summer Festival Partners with Local Hotels, Inns, and Resorts – June 20, 2018 –

The Vermont Summer Festival, running for six consecutive weeks from July 3 through August 12, has partnered with Manchester-area hotels, inns, and resorts to offer competitors the opportunity to experience Vermont hospitality while participating at the 25th anniversary event.

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The Equinox Resort, located in Manchester and a lodging partner of the Vermont Summer Festival, is one option for luxury accommodations during the 25th anniversary event at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT. Photo courtesy of the Equinox Resort

Vermont Summer Festival Unveils New Footing for 25th Anniversary Season – June 15, 2018 –

The Vermont Summer Festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT, this summer with new footing in all competition, schooling, and lunging rings.

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Extensive work on the Vermont Summer Festival footing began in early spring and will result in new footing in all competition, schooling, and lunging rings for the 25th anniversary event at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT. Photo courtesy of Vermont Summer Festival

Vermont Summer Festival Prize List Now Available – May 7, 2018 –

The prize list for the Vermont Summer Festival’s 25th anniversary event running from July 3 through August 12, 2018, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT, is now available.

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The Vermont Summer Festival offers competition for hunter, jumper, and equitation riders spanning all levels. Photo by Jump Media

Vermont Summer Festival Celebrates 25th Anniversary – April 16, 2018 –

The Vermont Summer Festival, a horse show that originally started in the parking lot of the Killington Ski Resort, is celebrating 25 years of growth, success, and excellent sport under the direction of John and Dotty Ammerman at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT.

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The Vermont Summer Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary season this summer at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT.
Photo by Lisa Cueman Photography

William "Billy" Glass Retires from Vermont Summer Festival – March 14, 2018 –

William ‘Billy’ Glass has announced his retirement from the Vermont Summer Festival following 35 years of tireless dedication. Glass served as technical coordinator for the six-week Vermont Summer Festival, which this year runs from July 3 through August 12, 2018, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT.

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Internationally-Acclaimed Course Designers Announced – February 23, 2018 –

A group of the world’s top course designers have been invited to set the tracks at the 25th annual Vermont Summer Festival, running for six weeks from July 3 through August 12, 2018, at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, VT.

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Canada’s Michel Vaillancourt is among the world-renowned course designers who will be featured at the 2018 Vermont Summer Festival held July 3 through August 12 in East Dorset, VT.  Photo by Andrew Ryback Photography