B&D Builders, a full-service custom builder specializing in the art of timber framing, is once again sponsoring the Hampton Classic, Aug. 25 – Sep. 1, in Bridgehampton, NY. This year’s Hampton Classic is expected to host more than 40,000 spectators taking in the worldclass competitions. Known for their sprawling equestrian facilities and custom, one-of-a-kind homes, B&D Builders is proud to be a sponsor of the Hampton Classic in 2021.
“Now in our twenty-first year in business, Ben and I are falling in love with our first love all over again — the horse barn,” said Daniel Glick, co-owner, and the “D” of B&D Builders. “We enjoy getting to know the horse owner and really learning about the horse and rider’s daily lives and habits,” continued Daniel. “Here’s where we start to peel back the personality of our customer and we can build a space unique to their needs and wants.”
“Growing up tending to these beautiful animals has implanted something in us that will never go away,” said Ben Esh, coowner, and, yes, the “B” of B&D. “These animals will always be a part of our lives, and we know what horse love is all about. Our favorite part of the build is when we get into the custom details. That’s where horse and rider personalities really come to life.”
Since 1977, the Hampton Classic has made annual financial contributions totaling more than two million dollars to its official community partner, Southampton Hospital. The Classic, a 501(c)(3) charity, also supports many other local non-profit organizations and equestrian related charities. The Classic also hosts its popular Animal Welfare and Adoption Day. B&D Builders applauds the efforts of the Hampton Classic — an event that embraces the local community and some very worthy causes.
Equestrian Facilities and the Horse Barn in 2021 and Beyond
The pandemic has architects and designers focusing on building healthy environments for occupants of homes and work spaces. Horses’ environments need that same attention — comfort in all seasons, efficiency in barn work spaces, and customization that makes your barn unique to your discipline, your needs, and your design aesthetic. B&D Builders believes that every building is an opportunity to create something special with its customers.
Here’s a few dreamy projects to peruse while you are checking out the jumpers in the next ring:
For more ideas for your barn or home build, visit Mike Duffy from B&D Builders in the B&D Builders tent, on Stable Row, at the 2021 Classic, or, visit the project gallery at https://banddbuilders.com/project gallery/.
TerraNova Equestrian Facility, Myakka City, FL, visit here.
Equestrian Facility, White Hall, MD, visit here.
Party Barn, Chester Springs, PA, visit here.
Barn Stalls, Greenwich, CT, visit here.
Equestrian Facility, Bridgehampton, NY, visit here.
ABOUT B&D BUILDERS
B&D Builders is a full-service custom builder with the expertise to bring new construction and remodeling projects to life. B&D Builders’ team of skilled designers and craftsmen have brought creativity and attention to detail to hundreds of projects, including bank barns, equestrian arenas, historic restorations, and commercial construction, as well as residential dwellings. B&D relishes building a heritage structure that not only stands the test of time, but brings the customer’s vision into full focus. B&D Builders’ projects are Built Right or Not at All. For more information about B&D Builders, please visit www.banddbuilders.com.
ABOUT THE HAMPTON CLASSIC
The Hampton Classic is one of the country’s most prestigious hunter-jumper horse shows and a culminating event of the Hamptons’ summer season. Each year approximately 50,000 people – including many A-list celebrities – come to watch the nation’s best equestrian athletes compete at the Hampton Classic. The worldclass event showcases more than 1,500 horses competing in 200 hunter, jumper and equitation classes. There are classes for horses and riders of all ages and abilities ranging from leadline all the way up to grand prix show jumping. The Hampton Classic also hosts classes for riders with disabilities. The Classic’s 65-acre venue boasts six show rings, the Agneta Currey Boutique Garden with approximately 80 vendors, international food options as well as the Classic’s high-end VIP areas. There are also kid-friendly activities throughout the week including pony rides, petting farm animals, daily special attractions and more. Further information is available at www.hamptonclassic.com or by calling 631-537-3177.