By Mary Hess | August 26, 2016 | People
It’s no secret that a ton of celebs show up to celebrate the iconic Hampton Classic (August 28-September 24). To toast the upcoming event, we’ve featured some stars who take to the sport themselves.
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The ex-Real Housewives star, author, and model has always been a fan of horses and is an avid participant in equestrian events. The Hamptons resident’s love of animals is a family affair, as her daughters Sea and Teddy clearly enjoy spending time with furry friends, too.
Howdy Partners! I know you are running around in a full gallop but I hope you'll find time to tune in to @hsn #hsn around 7:00 this evening where I'll introduce my two new products in my Christie Brinkley Skincare line on The Beauty Report! This photo is from Jill Rappaport's beautiful book, "People We Know , Horses They Love" ..a testament to my years in the saddle under the baking sun and why my skincare line is so important to me now! #tot #skincare #rejuvenate @brinkleybeauty
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This supermodel’s love for all things equine stems from visiting dude ranches growing up. The Sag Harbor resident now participates in equestrian competitions and rides the nation's trails with her own beloved animals.
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The former NYC mayor’s daughter/Hamptons cover star started riding ponies at only four years old. Since then, she’s won over 50 Grand Prix titles and participated in 10 Nation Cups. Bloomberg will compete in The Hampton Classic this year.
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The frequent participant in East End polo matches clearly shares his love for horses with his entire family. He plays polo with his son and is pictured with his daughter and an equine friend right here.
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Renowned chef Bobby Flay is also a big name in the equestrian world. This Hamptonite is a horse owner and breeder, and his thoroughbred Creator even went on to win the Belmont Stakes this year.