South Point Arena and Equestrian Center Names Larry Gimple as Arena Event Manager

Larry Gimple is named South Point Arena and Equestrian Center’s new Event Manager.

As a notable member of the equestrian industry, Gimple brings more than 25 years of experience in the field, most recently serving as the Executive Director of The Horse Park at Woodside in California for the last 11 years.

“South Point Arena and Equestrian Center is a unique and versatile facility with an assortment of events throughout the year, and we need someone that isn’t a stranger to the industry or afraid to think outside the box,” said Steve Stallworth, general manager of South Point Arena and Equestrian Center. “Larry is well-known among the equestrian world and offers a level of experience that is required to oversee more than 40 weeks of equestrian events in addition to the other events that our facility produces.”

In alignment with South Point Arena’s commitment to the equestrian industry and vested interest in the success of its events, Gimple brings a tremendous amount of expertise to the team along with the dedication to drive South Point’s vision of being the best Arena and Equestrian Center in the country. Throughout his career, Gimple has held board positions on many prominent associations including The League of Agricultural & Equine Centers, Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Association, USEF, and the Western Fairs Association. Gimple also served as a consultant for the San Mateo County Planning Department.

Prior to joining South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, Gimple held executive level positions at the Majestic Valley Arena, Los Angeles Equestrian Center, Track One Events/Event Management, and Orange County Fair & Expo Center. In addition, Gimple brings years of experience as a professional horse trainer and judge to the property.

As the Event Manager, Gimple will work closely with Stallworth and Director of Operations, David Russo, while overseeing the day-to-day event management of the country’s top equestrian facility. Gimple will work to continue the loyal relationships South Point Arena and Equestrian Center has with its event partners and guests.  As the Event Manager, Gimple will work with the Arena’s event partners in planning, coordinating, and implementing the day to day event logistics to ensure the success of each event.

For more information on upcoming events, please visit the South Point website

About South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa

Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections. Guests visiting South Point Hotel will experience affordable luxury through a casino offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, more than 60 table games and a separate race and sports book area, 11 restaurants, including the award-winning Michael’s Gourmet Room, world-class Costa Del Sur Spa and Salon, a 400-seat showroom featuring headliner entertainment, a 700-seat Bingo room, a 16-screen Cinemark movie complex, a state-of-the-art 64-lane bowling center, a 52,000-square foot Conference Center and an 80,000-square foot Exhibit Hall. South Point Hotel is also home to the Tournament Bowling Plaza, a multi-million dollar professional bowling tournament facility. In addition, South Point Hotel has the finest equestrian event facility in the country. The 240,000 square feet of event space features three climate-controlled arenas, vet clinic, feed store, more than 1,200 climate-controlled stalls and plays host to some of the country’s most unique events. South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa is at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

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