Rolex Central Park Show set for Sept.

The third edition of the Rolex Central Park Horse Show is coming to the Wollman Rink Sept. 21-25, featuring Arabians, show jumping, hunters and dressage.

Jumper riders already confirming their appearance including McLain Ward, Georgina Bloomberg, Laura Kraut and Kent Farrington. while it is expected that German Olympic multi-gold medalist Isabell Werth will appear to defend her title in the dressage freestyle.

The schedule gets under way Sept. 21 with an Arabian show. The next evening offers three jumper classes, ending with the puissance making its debut at the show. On Sept. 23, the afternoon belongs to the dressage Grand Prix, while the evening feature is the $216,000 CSI 3-star grand prix.

On Saturday, Sept. 24, the hunters take over with the Duchossois Cup and competition for ponies and juniors. That evening, the dressage freestyle runs under the lights.

The final day of the show runs from noon-3 p.m., with free admission to watch a variety of equestrian exhibitions. Tickets are available online at


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