SOURCE: Dover Saddlery

Dover Saddlery

February 18, 2009 11:00 ET

Dover Saddlery Celebrates Successful Grand Opening in North Kingstown, Rhode Island

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - February 18, 2009) - Dover Saddlery Retail, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dover Saddlery (NASDAQ: DOVR), is pleased to announce the very successful grand opening of its new store in North Kingstown, Rhode Island this past weekend.

Olympic Gold medalist Peter Wylde, was the guest speaker for the VIP reception and captivated the audience with his explanation of what it takes to become an Olympic level show jumper.

Stephen L. Day, president and CEO of Dover Saddlery, commented, "I was very pleased with the overwhelming response that we received from our VIP invitations. Over 350 guests attended our reception and a fun evening was had by all. Rhode Island equestrians appreciated meeting their friends and exploring the new store together. The mood of the event was distinctly upbeat as our customers enjoyed shopping for the sport that they are so passionate about."

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About Dover Saddlery, Inc.

Dover Saddlery, Inc. (NASDAQ: DOVR) is the leading multichannel retailer of equestrian products in the United States. Founded in 1975 in Wellesley, Massachusetts, by United States Equestrian team members, Dover Saddlery has grown to become The Source® for equestrian products. Dover offers a broad and distinctive selection of competitively priced, brand-name products for horse and rider through catalogs, the Internet and company-owned retail stores. Dover Saddlery, Inc. serves the English rider and through Smith Brothers, the Western rider. The Source®, Dover Saddlery® and Smith Brothers® are registered marks of Dover Saddlery: For more information, please call 1-978-952-8062 or visit www.

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