Horse Happenings

Equine Events: April Onward

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Kate Vogel and Fez stop for a drink on a competitive trail ride. Credits: Wanda Clowter Photography
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April 7 — Dressage Schooling Show, judge, Danielle Toscano, Saddlebrook Ridge, Shamong, N.J., www.saddlebrookridge.com

April 7 — Burlington County Horse 4-H, Advisory Council Open Horse Show, Springfield Twp., N.J., www.bchorseadvisory.com/

April 7 — April Fools No Frills, Fulton, N.Y., ctdunnagan@aol.com, 315-598-3774, 315-391-8003 www.appaloosa.com/show/show-calendar.htm

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April 7 — Tack Sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hunterdon County Complex, Route 12, Flemington, N.J., 30” by 6’ vendor tables $10 each, donations of gently use, clean tack accepted, indoors, light lunch available for purchase, Contact Karen, 609-462-6953 Cell- or KRZRPH@COMCAST.NET

April 7 — Alexandria Eq. Assoc. Dressage Schooling , Alexandria Park http://www.aeanj.com/

April 7 — Saddlebrook Ridge Dressage, Western Dressage, Combined Test, and Clear Round, Saddlebrook Ridge Equestrian Center http://saddlebrookridge.com/indexa.htm

April 7 — Current Issues in Equine Health Conference, Best Western Conference Center, Bethlehem, Pa., For more information and to receive a brochure, contact Donna Foulk dlf5@psu.edu or call Northampton Extension Office 610 813 6617

April 7 — Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) show, Centenary College Equestrian Center, Long Valley, N.J., www.centenaryuniversity.edu/about centenary/locations maps directions/equestrian center/

April 8 — ROCKin’ Model Horse Extravaganza, Slippery Rock, Pa., sruwesternequestrian@gmail.com, https://srumodelhorseshow.wordpress.com

April 8 — Fun Trail Ride or Drive, Hosted by, Mid Atlantic Regional Search & Rescue, (Rain or Shine) Trail Riders: First Rider Starts at 9 am and Last Rider goes out at 11 a.m. Carriage Drivers: First Diver Starts at 11:30 a.m. and Last Driver goes out at 1:30 p.m. Atlantic County Park, Estell Manor, Entry Fee: $25 or Pre Registration Fee: $20 (Due by April 2) 3 Divisions: 18 Years & Under Riders, Adult Riders, and Open Carriage Drivers Prize for Best Poker Hand per Division, ASTM/SEI Helmet Required for 18 and Under, Bring Water for Your Horse. Have fun trying our obstacle challenges. Leave only Hoof prints, 609-646-8293 or boddyca@comcast.net

April 8: Open Schooling Dressage Show at USET, Gladstone, N.J . Fund Raiser for the NJ Region Pony Club, ESDCTA registered and ECRDA recognized, www.njregionponyclub.org/

April 12— Four Seasons Farm Horse Show, Horse Park of New Jersey, Allentown, N.J., www.horseparkofnewjersey.com

April 12 — What’s in a name? National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame “Horse Explorers,” for ages 3-6, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Children are free to attend with a paid accompanying adult, 518-584-0400 ext. 118 or 518-584-0400 ext. 120, www.racingmuseum.org

April 14 — Berks County 4-H Horse Council Model Horse Show, Leesport, Pa., lelong@ptd.net, https://extension.psu.edu/programs/4-h/counties/berks/events

April 13 -15 —Wild horse or burro adoption, DREAM Park Gloucester County in Logan Township, N.J. https://go.usa.gov/xnhMg

April 15 — Schooling Combined Test, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

April 15 — Suddenly Farm Dressage Schooling, Suddenly Farm http://www.suddenlyfarm.com/

April 15 — Eastern Pennsylvania Gymkhana Assoc., Spring Fun Show: Cloverleaf Saddle Club 1199 Potomac St. Mount Bethel, Pa Sunday, 10 a.m. https://www.facebook.com/EPGAssoc/

April 15 — Spring Nature Trail Ride, The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable will host a Spring Nature Ride on the trails of Lord Stirling Stable beginning at 8 a.m. People with little or no riding experience are welcome on the one hour guided trail ride. Experienced English saddle riders may also enjoy this leisurely ride along the 18 miles of trails with their non rider friends. Junior riders (9 years of age and above if not currently enrolled at LSS) may participate if accompanied by an adult. Participants are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Certified ASTM/SEI equestrian helmets and hard soled boots or shoes with a well defined heel are required and may be borrowed from Stable office. Pre registration is required. Forms and fee information are available online at www.flss.org and in the Stable office, Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908 766 5955, www.somersetcountyparks.org

April 16 — Draft, Very Small Equine, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

April 19 — Horses are herbivores, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame “Horse Explorers,” for ages 3-6, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Children are free to attend with a paid accompanying adult, 518-584-0400 ext. 118 or 518-584-0400 ext. 120, www.racingmuseum.org

April 19-22 — "A" Hunters and Equitation/Jumper 4, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

April 20-22 — Appaloosas, Garden State Spring Fling, Logan Township, N.J., wunspot@gmail.com, 973-579-7661, 973-670-9290, www.appaloosa.com/show/show-calendar.htm

April 21 — Comedy Night, to benefit Spring Reins of Life 501c3 (Horses serving veterans & youth in NJ) Doors Open at 5:30 p.m. (Full Cash Bar / Sampling Buffet) / Show Starts at 7 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/events/569079180138320/

April 21— Pink Ribbon Gymkhana, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

April 21-22 — Long Island Model Horse Expo, All Halter Extravaganza and Mighty Mini Mania Show, Bayport, N.Y., crocuscottage@optonline.net www.regionxnation.com

April 22 — Dressage Experience USDF Dressage Show, Burlington County Fairgrounds http://www.transitions4hclub.com

April 22 — Private Horse Hunter Pace, Lord Stirling Stable invites riders and their horses to participate in the Private Horse Hunter Pace. The goal of a Hunter Pace is to ride a marked course in teams of two or three riders. Ribbons are awarded to the 6 teams in each division that finish the course closest to the “ideal time” set by the Pace Team. The distance is approximately 6 8 miles with 30 to 40 fences. The jumps along the well marked trail vary in height up to three feet with ample room to go around. Participants may register between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Divisions are offered in Open, Family, Junior, Senior, and Hilltopper. All riders must wear an ASTM/SEI approved equestrian helmet. Western riders are welcome. This event is co sponsored by the Friends of Lord Stirling Stable and SCPC Lord Stirling Stable, Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908 766 5955, www.somersetcountyparks.org

April 23 — Western, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

April 25-29 — "AA" Hunters and Equitation/Jumper 4, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

April 26 — Open Schooling Indoor Only, Horse Park of New Jersey, Allentown, N.J., www.horseparkofnewjersey.com      

April 26 — Jockeys, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame “Horse Explorers,” for ages 3-6, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Children are free to attend with a paid accompanying adult, 518-584-0400 ext. 118 or 518-584-0400 ext. 120, www.racingmuseum.org

April 26-29 — The Longines Masters Series New York, NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, https://longinesmasters.com/en/

April 27 — Friday Evening Eventing, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

April 28 — Central Jersey Horseman’s Association schooling show, Freehold, N.J., www.cjha.org/

April 28 — Orange Co. Dressage Assoc Dressage Schooling, Thomas Bull Memorial Park http://www.orangecountynyparks.com

April 28 — Burlington County Horse 4-H, Advisory Council Open Horse Show, Springfield Twp., N.J., www.bchorseadvisory.com/

April 28-29 — The Garden State Preview Show, C-rated, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, N.J., www.gardenstatehorseshow.org, Entries/Show Secretary: 201-210-8517, secretarymarcelli@aol.com, Online Entries: www.horseshowing.com

April 29 — Jersey Palms Dressage Schooling, Jersey Palms Farm http://www.jerseypalmsfarm.com/

April 29 — Transitions 4-H Open Dressage Show, Burlington County Horse 4-H, Advisory Council Open Horse Show, Springfield Twp., N.J., www.bchorseadvisory.com/

April 29 — The Ridge at Riverview Schooling show, Asbury, N.J., www.theridgefarm.com/summer/

April 30 — Hunters, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

May 3 — Kentucky Derby celebration, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame “Horse Explorers,” for ages 3-6, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Children are free to attend with a paid accompanying adult, 518-584-0400 ext. 118 or 518-584-0400 ext. 120, www.racingmuseum.org

May 2-6 — Garden State Horse Show New Jersey’s US Equestrian Premier, AA-rated, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, N.J., www.gardenstatehorseshow.org

May 3-6 — IHSA National Championships, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa. http://www.ihsainc.com/

May 4 — Keystone American Saddlebred Horse Association, Horse Park of New Jersey, Allentown, N.J., www.horseparkofnewjersey.com

May 5 — USEF/USDF, Dressage at the Park I, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

May 5 — Put on your most stylish hat and join CANTER PA for a Kentucky Derby Party. The event includes dinner with one drink plus cash bar, a silent auction, games and contests, and live Kentucky Derby action, at the rustic Blue Hound Farm, in Lewisberry Pa., Silent Auction includes Preakness tickets donated by the Maryland Jockey Club, leather goods and a pet portrait donated by Rough Coat Photography, $55/person, purchase tickets by April 23, canterpa@canterusa.org, https://canterusa.org/pennsylvania/kentucky-derby-party/

May 5 — First day of Horse Care Workshop 102, Completion of Horse Care Workshop 101 is a prerequisite for this class. Students will explore more advanced topics such as nutrition, clipping, bandaging, and basic conformation. The workshops are offered on five consecutive Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. The cost is $60 for Somerset County residents and $90 for non-residents. Registrations will be accepted until the first day of class. This workshop does not include riding. Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-766 5955, www.somersetcountyparks.org

May 5 — Day one of Horse Care Workshop 103, Participation in the Horse Care Workshop 102 is a co- or prerequisite for this class. Students will explore more advanced topics to increase their awareness of equine behavior. The workshops are offered on five consecutive Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $60 for Somerset County residents and $90 for non-residents. Registrations will be accepted until the first day of class. This workshop does not include riding. Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-766 5955, www.somersetcountyparks.org

May 5 — Eastern Pennsylvania Gymkhana Assoc., Pointed Show#1: Plainfield Riding Club State Park Rd. Wind Gap, Pa 10 a.m. https://www.facebook.com/EPGAssoc/

May 5-6D4K TEAM Program Clinic, Northridge Equestrian Center, Gilbert, Pa. (Change of Venue) https://dressage4kidsorg.presencehost.net/

May 6 — Helping Hearts Equine Rescue, Help A Horse Day, Open House, Meet the horses, watch demonstrations and peruse the Silent Auction and offerings, Dressage Freestyle exhibition by Ann Dandurand, Plant Sale, Select Tack Sale at Chestnut Ridge Equestrian Center, 260 Millstone Rd, Perrineville N.J., 08535 https://www.facebook.com/events/1890222311292591/

May 6 —The 35th Annual Family Fun Day at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, N.J. In addition to games on horseback for current riding students, this unique community event features pony rides and hay rides from 10 a.m. to Noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., local groups and organizations presenting demonstrations and sharing information, and child-friendly arcade games where everyone is a winner. Food, beverages, and gift items will be offered for sale by the Friends of Lord Stirling Stable as well as gently used riding apparel. For more information, call the stable office at 908-722-1200, ext. 5528.

May 7 — Driving, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

May 8 —Tuesday Eve Dressage/ESDCTA Registered, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

May 8-13 — Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show, North Salem, N.Y. www.OldSalemFarm.net

May 9-13 — The St. Christopher's Horse Show, Littlestown, Pa., 717-867-5643- or annettel@ryegate.com.

May 10 — Jersey Fresh International Three Day Event, Horse Park of New Jersey, Allentown, N.J., www.horseparkofnewjersey.com

May 10 — Industry Partner of the Month New York Racing Association theme, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame “Horse Explorers,” for ages 3-6, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Children are free to attend with a paid accompanying adult, 518-584-0400 ext. 118 or 518-584-0400 ext. 120, www.racingmuseum.org

May 11 — Dressage, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

May 11 to 13 — Competitive Trail, NJ 100+, 3-Day, 100 miles, 2-day, 60 miles’ 1-day, 25, 35 or 40 miles, plus 10 mile CDR each day, www.njtrailride.org/events-and-ride-results

May 12 — Dressage Schooling Show, judge, Susan Jones Sinelik, Saddlebrook Ridge, Shamong, N.J., www.saddlebrookridge.com

May 12 — Standardbred Retirement Foundation Meet & Greet, Test Drive a Standarbred, 1 to 4 p.m. at 42 Arneytown-Hornerstown Rd., Cream Ridge, N.J. Meet more than 65 horses available for adoption, and you can test ride a Standardbred in a selection of fun classes that offer prizes and ribbons. Test Ride  registration is required by April 23.  Register online at www.Adoptahorse.org Meet-and-Greet.   SRF.HorsesandKids@AdoptaHorse.org or 732-446-4422. Visit the Facebook page the morning of the event to check for any weather related date changes.

May 12-13 —Spring Kick Off Classic, Horseheads, N.Y., oneille@empireone.net, 518-466-2445, www.appaloosa.com/show/show-calendar.htm

May 13 — The Ridge at Riverview B Rated Show, Asbury, N.J., www.theridgefarm.com/summer/

May 13 — Mother’s Day Ride, This is the perfect opportunity for non-equestrians to join "the rider in the family" on a relaxing, walk-only trail ride. The ride, sponsored by The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Registration is necessary; forms and additional information are available on the Friends’ web site at www.flss.org..

May 13 — Open Breed Show Series, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, N.J., 973-534-1990, 3labs08@embarqmail.com, www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org/html/shows-and-events.cfm

May 14 — Jumpers, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

May 15-20 — Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show, North Salem, N.Y. www.OldSalemFarm.net

May 17 — Preakness Stakes celebration, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame “Horse Explorers,” for ages 3-6, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Children are free to attend with a paid accompanying adult, 518-584-0400 ext. 118 or 518-584-0400 ext. 120, www.racingmuseum.org

May 17-20 — NYS Breeders Horse Show, NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, N.Y., https://nyshba.com/

May 18 — NJ Half Arabian Horse Association, Horse Park of New Jersey, Allentown, N.J., www.horseparkofnewjersey.com

May 19 — Briarwood B Rated at Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

May 19 — Central Jersey Horseman’s Association schooling show, Freehold, N.J., www.cjha.org/

May 19 — Burlington County Horse 4-H, Advisory Council Open Horse Show, Springfield Twp., N.J., www.bchorseadvisory.com/

May 19-20 — Palm Equestrian Academy Clinic. Clonmel Farm Newtown Square, Pa., 352 629-3310 or mariefrances@lynnpalm.com, www.lynnpalm.com/ride-well-clinic-usa-tour.htm

May 20 — Schooling Horse Trials, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

May 20 — Transitions 4-H Open Dressage Show, Springfield Twp., N.J., www.bchorseadvisory.com/

May 20 — The Ridge at Riverview Schooling Show, Asbury, N.J., www.theridgefarm.com/summer/

May 20-25 — Certified Horsemanship Association All Discipline Standard Instructor Certification, Houghton College and Riding Camp, 585- 567-8142, $800, Houghton, N.Y. http://CHAinstructors.com/clinics

May 21 — Western, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

May 22 — Tuesday Eve Dressage/ESDCTA Registered, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

May 23 — Draft, Very Small Equine, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

May 24 — The shape of things, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame “Horse Explorers,” for ages 3-6, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Children are free to attend with a paid accompanying adult, 518-584-0400 ext. 118 or 518-584-0400 ext. 120, www.racingmuseum.org

May 24-27 — NYS Breeders Horse Show, NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, N.Y., https://nyshba.com/

May 25-27 — Appaloosas, Dream Park, Gloucester County, N.J. www.kacapps.com/2018-keystone-classic

May 24-June 3 — Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, jumper, equitation, hunters, eventing Saddlebred, hackney and coaching, www.DevonHorseShow.net

May 25-27 —Appaloosas, Keystone Classic, Logan Township, N.J., rebalou13@verizon.net, 717-541-5696, 717-648-5048 www.appaloosa.com/show/show-calendar.htm

May 26 — ESDCTA Memorial Day Dressage Show, Horse Park of New Jersey, Allentown, N.J., www.horseparkofnewjersey.com

May 26-27 — D4K TEAM Program Clinic, Willowbrook Farms, Northampton, Pa., http://dressage4kids.org/news events/event calendar.html

May 27 — TMHS Spring Prevue Show, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

May 28 — Hunters, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

May 28 — Memorial Day Hunter Pace, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

May 28 — Smoke Rise Riding Club Series, USEF Regional II; USHJA Outreach Program; NJPHA point classes; NJHSA divisions, class; USHJA Stirrup Cup; Marshall & Sterling, Kinnelon, N.J. www.smokerisefarms.com, www.horseshowing.com

May 31 — Horse senses, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame “Horse Explorers,” for ages 3-6, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Children are free to attend with a paid accompanying adult, 518-584-0400 ext. 118 or 518-584-0400 ext. 120, www.racingmuseum.org

June 1-3 —Greater Eastern Appaloosa Horse Club Regional, Logan Township, N.J., wunspot@gmail.com, 973-579-7661, 973-670-9290, www.appaloosa.com/show/show-calendar.htm

June 2 — Dressage Schooling Show, judge, Nancy Schmidt, L, Saddlebrook Ridge, Shamong, N.J., www.saddlebrookridge.com

June 2 — Registration opens for summer horseback riding lessons, and horse care workshops. Summer lessons are scheduled to begin on Monday, June 18, Registration is available online at www.somersetcountyparks.org  or at the Lord Stirling Stable office, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-722-1200. ext. 5521.

June 3 — NJ Region's USEA Recognized Horse Trials @ the Horse Park of NJ, www.njregionponyclub.org/

June 3 — USEF/USDF, Dressage at the Park II, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 3 — Introductory horseback ride, one-hour trail ride, 1 p.m. will be preceded by a brief lesson. The ride is geared to people who have an interest in becoming more familiar with English-style riding. Participants must be at least 9 years old and under 200 pounds. Riders between the ages of 9 to 12 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Registration is available in the Stable office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from May 21 to May 31. Fee is $40 for Somerset County residents and $50 for non-residents. Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-722-1200. ext. 5521.

June 4 — Driving, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

June 4 — Dressage Clinic with Ulf Wadeborn, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 5 — Tuesday Eve Dressage/ESDCTA Registered, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 7 — Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 7-10 — The Ridge at Riverview Spring I, Asbury, N.J., www.theridgefarm.com/summer/

June 8 — Dressage, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

June 9 — Burlington County Horse 4-H, Advisory Council Open Horse Show, Springfield Twp., N.J., www.bchorseadvisory.com/

June 9 — Spring Junior Horse Show, The public is invited to watch Lord Stirling Stable’s junior students compete in a horse show and display their skills on Saturday beginning at 8:30 a.m. Classes vary from first time riders who have completed 10 lessons to advanced classes over fences. There will be a performance by the Drill Team at the lunch break. Admission and parking are free. Lord Stirling Stable office, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-722-1200. ext. 5521.

June 9 — Smoke Rise Riding Club Series, USEF Regional II; USHJA Outreach Program; NJPHA point classes; NJHSA divisions, class; USHJA Stirrup Cup; Marshall & Sterling, Kinnelon, N.J. www.smokerisefarms.com, www.horseshowing.com

June 9-10 — Big Apple Shoot Out, Schaghticoke, N.Y., 4adiamond@frontiernet.net, 607-589-6548, www.appaloosa.com/show/show-calendar.htm

June 9 — The Hunterdon Polo Classic, Pittstown, N.J., tailgating, classic cars, Tewksbury Foot Bassets and Essex Fox Hound demonstrations. Gates open at noon, pre-match festivities start at 1 p.m., polo match starts at 2 p.m..www.hunterdonpolo.org, 908-713-POLO (7656).

June 10 — B Rated Hunters and Equitation/Jumper 2, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

June 10 — Transitions 4-H Open Dressage Show, Springfield Twp., N.J., www.bchorseadvisory.com/

June 10 — Spring Adult Horse Show, The public is invited to watch Lord Stirling Stable’s adult students compete in a horse show and display their skills, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Classes vary from first time riders who have completed 10 lessons to advanced classes over fences. There will be a performance by the Drill Team at the lunch break. Admission and parking are free. The show is hosted by Friends of Lord Stirling Stable. For more information, please call the stable office at 908-722-1200, ext. 5521.

June 10-15 — Certified Horsemanship Association All Discipline Standard Instructor Certification, Frost Valley/East Valley Ranch YMCA, Claryville, N.Y., $850, 845-985-2291, ext 240, http://CHAinstructors.com/clinics

June 11 — Jumpers, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

June 14 — Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 14-17 — The Ridge at Riverview Spring II, Asbury, N.J., www.theridgefarm.com/summer/

June 16 — Breyer’s Pony Up! U.S. Equestrian Team Headquarters in Gladstone, N.J., https://www.breyerhorses.com/pony-up-2018-save-the-date

June 16 — Eastern Pennsylvania Gymkhana Assoc., Pointed Show #2: Edgewood Valley Farm Edgewood Lane Nazareth, Pa, 10 a.m. https://www.facebook.com/EPGAssoc/

June 17 — USEA Recognized Horse Trial, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 17 — Father’s Day Ride, This ride is the perfect opportunity for non-equestrian family members join "the rider in the family" on a relaxing, walk-only trail ride. The ride, sponsored by The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable, will be conducted on Father’s Day, Sunday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with check-in at 10 a.m. Preregistration is necessary; forms are available in the Stable office and on the Friends website at www.flss.org, Lord Stirling Stable office, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-722-1200. ext. 5521.

June 18 — Western, Draft, & Very Small Equine, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

June 19 — Tuesday Eve Dressage/ESDCTA Registered, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 21 — Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 22 — Hunter Clinic with Meg Black, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 22 — Friday Evening Eventing, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 23 — Central Jersey Horseman’s Association schooling show, Freehold, N.J., www.cjha.org/

June 23 — Day on of Horse Care Workshop 101. The horse care workshops offer people a chance to gain experience and confidence around horses. Participants learn the proper way to groom and tack up a horse. The parts of the horse, saddle, and bridle are discussed. Students learn the different colors and breeds of horses, as well as the important role the farrier and veterinarian play in a horse’s life. The workshops are offered on five consecutive Saturdays from 1. to 3 p.m. beginning Saturday, June 23, 2018. The cost is $60 for Somerset County residents and $90 for non-residents. Registrations will be accepted until the first day of class, space permitting. This workshop does not include riding. Lord Stirling Stable office, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-722-1200. ext. 5521.

June 22-24 — Palm Equestrian Academy Clinic. Serenity Equine Center Warren, Pa., 352 629-3310 or mariefrances@lynnpalm.com, www.lynnpalm.com/ride-well-clinic-usa-tour.htm

June 23 24: Essex Horse Trials, Far Hills, N.J., http://www.essexhorsetrials.org/

June 24 — B Rated Hunters and Equitation/Jumper 2, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

June 24 — Paper Chase/Trail Challenge, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 24 — Open Breed Show Series, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, N.J., 973-534-1990, 3labs08@embarqmail.com, www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org/html/shows-and-events.cfm

June 25 — Hunters, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

June 25 — Junior Themed Summer Equine Workshops, Hands-on, themed weekly workshops focusing on the basics of horse care and riding will begin Monday, June 25, 2018 with the last workshop beginning on Monday, August 20, 2018. Programs will run from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Topics include trail, advanced grooming, jumping and gymnastics, etc. Fee is $300 for Somerset County residents and $450 if out of county Lord Stirling Stable office, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-722-1200. ext. 5521.

June 26-July 1 — Lake Placid Horse Show, Lake Placid, N.Y., 518-523-9625 or online at ww.lakeplacidhorseshow.com

June 27-July 1 — Brandywine Horse Shows, hunters, jumpers, Brandywine Cup Equitation Classic, http://www.brandywinehorseshows.com/

July 4-8 — Brandywine Horse Shows, hunters, jumpers, Brandywine Cup Equitation Classic, http://www.brandywinehorseshows.com/

June 28 —Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

June 28- July 1 — Jumper 4 and Outreach, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

July 1 — USEF/USDF, Dressage at the Park III, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 2 — Driving, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

July 2 — Ulf Wadeborn Dressage Clinic, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 3 —Tuesday Eve Dressage, ESDCTA Registered, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 3-8 — I Love New York Horse Show, Lake Placid, N.Y., 518-523-9625 or online at ww.lakeplacidhorseshow.com

July 4-8 — Certified Horsemanship Association All Discipline Standard Instructor Certification, Whisper Wind Equestrian Centre, Rome, N.Y., $750, 315- 335-3557, http://CHAinstructors.com/clinics

July 5-8 — Jumper 4 and Outreach, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

July 5 —Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 7 — Appaloosa, Lake Champlain Summer Classic, Plattsburgh, N.Y., sorrelld@aol.com, 518-298-5401, 518-578-0515, www.appaloosa.com/show/show-calendar.htm

July 7 — Eastern Pennsylvania Gymkhana Assoc., 4th of July Summer Fun Show: Ray-Gien Farm 1529 Grim Rd. Kutztown, Pa 10 a.m. https://www.facebook.com/EPGAssoc/

July 8 — The Ridge at Riverview Schooling show, Asbury, N.J., www.theridgefarm.com/summer/

July 9 — Jumpers, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

July 9-11 — Certified Horsemanship Association Equine Facility Manager Certification, Whisper Wind Equestrian Centre, Rome, N.Y., $550, 315- 335-3557, http://CHAinstructors.com/clinics

July 10 — Briarwood Derby Day Charity Horse Show at Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

July 10 — Eventing Clinic with Jim Wofford, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 12 — Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 13 — Dressage, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

July 13-15Lendon's Youth Dressage Festival, Hits on the Hudson Show Grounds, Saugerties, N.Y.

July 14: Polo, The Victory Cup Farm Bash, Patterson N.Y.

July 15 — Schooling Horse Trials, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 15 — Open Breed Show Series, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, N.J., 973-534-1990, 3labs08@embarqmail.com, www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org/html/shows-and-events.cfm

July 16 — Western, Draft, & Very Small Equine,Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

July 17 — Tuesday Eve Dressage, ESDCTA Registered, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 17 — The Ridge at Riverview B Rated Show, Asbury, N.J., www.theridgefarm.com/summer/

July 19 — Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 20 — Smoke Rise Riding Club Series, USEF Regional II; USHJA Outreach Program; NJPHA point classes; NJHSA divisions, class; USHJA Stirrup Cup; Marshall & Sterling, Kinnelon, N.J. www.smokerisefarms.com, www.horseshowing.com

July 21 — Eastern Pennsylvania Gymkhana Assoc., Pointed (NIGHT)Show#3: Cloverleaf Saddle Club 1199 Potomac St. Mount Bethel, Pa., 5 p.m., https://www.facebook.com/EPGAssoc/

July 23 — Hunters, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

July 24-28 — Princeton Summer Classic, USEF “AA” Hunters and Equitation, Jumper 4, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

July 26 —Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 28 — 4-H County Round Up, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

July 29 — Smoke Rise Riding Club Series, USEF Regional II; USHJA Outreach Program; NJPHA point classes; NJHSA divisions, class; USHJA Stirrup Cup; Marshall & Sterling, Kinnelon, N.J. www.smokerisefarms.com, www.horseshowing.com

July 31 — Tuesday Eve Dressage, ESDCTA Registered, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Aug. 2 —Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Aug. 5 — USEF/USDF Dressage at the Park IV, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Aug. 5 — Transitions 4-H Open Dressage Show, Springfield Twp., N.J., www.bchorseadvisory.com/

Aug. 6 — Driving, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Aug. 9 — Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Aug. 10 — Dressage, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Aug. 12 — Schooling Combined Test, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Aug. 13 — Jumpers, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Aug 14 — Tuesday Eve Dressage/ESDCTA Registered, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Aug. 16 —Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Aug. 18 — Central Jersey Horseman’s Association schooling show, Freehold, N.J., www.cjha.org/

Aug. 18 — Eastern Pennsylvania Gymkhana Assoc., Pointed (NIGHT) Show #4: Cloverleaf Saddle Club 1199 Potomac St. Mount Bethel, Pa., 5 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/EPGAssoc/

Aug. 19 — LVDA, USEF/USDF Dressage rental, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Aug. 20 — Western, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Aug. 22-26 — Princeton Summer Final, USHJA/USEF Zone 1 & 2 Team Jumper Finals, Zone 2 Equitation Finals

Aug. 23 — Thurs. Morning Horse Show, Hunter/Jumper, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Aug. 23 — Smoke Rise Riding Club Series, USEF Regional II; USHJA Outreach Program; NJPHA point classes; NJHSA divisions, class; USHJA Stirrup Cup; Marshall & Sterling, Kinnelon, N.J. www.smokerisefarms.com, www.horseshowing.com

Aug. 24 — Friday Evening Eventing, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Aug. 27 — Hunters, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Aug. 27 — Smoke Rise Riding Club Series, USEF Regional II; USHJA Outreach Program; NJPHA point classes; NJHSA divisions, class; USHJA Stirrup Cup; Marshall & Sterling, Kinnelon, N.J. www.smokerisefarms.com, www.horseshowing.com

Aug. 28 — Tuesday Eve Dressage/ESDCTA Registered, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Sept. 3 — Driving, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Sept 8 — Dressage Schooling Show, judge, Stephanie Burgess, L, Saddlebrook Ridge, Shamong, N.J., www.saddlebrookridge.com

Sept. 8 — Central Jersey Horseman’s Association schooling show, Freehold, N.J., www.cjha.org/

Sept. 8-9D4K TEAM Program Clinic, Kross Creek Farm, Rhinebeck, N.Y.

Sept. 9 — USEA Recognized Horse Trial, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Sept. 9 — Open Breed Show Series, Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, N.J., 973-534-1990, 3labs08@embarqmail.com, www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org/html/shows-and-events.cfm

Sept. 10 — Hunters, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Sept. 13 — Dressage, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Sept. 15 - New York State Horse Council 50th Anniversary Celebration at H.I.T.S Saugerties, NY., all are welcome to attend, www.nyshc.org/post.php?pid=97

Sept. 15 — Polo, Victory Cup Fall Classic, Governor’s Island, N.Y.

Sept. 15 — Eastern Pennsylvania Gymkhana Assoc., Pointed Show #5: Plainfield Riding Club State Park Rd. Wind Gap, Pa 10 a.m. https://www.facebook.com/EPGAssoc/

Sept. 16 — Hunter Derby and Fall Jumper Classic, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Sept. 17 — Western, Draft, & Very Small Equine,Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Sept. 19-23 — Fall I Jumper 4 and Outreach, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

Sept. 21 — BBB Fundraiser, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Sept. 21 — Palm Equestrian Academy Clinic, Show Off Equine Events, Schaghticoke, N.Y., 352 629-3310 or mariefrances@lynnpalm.com, www.lynnpalm.com/ride-well-clinic-usa-tour.htm

Sept. 22 — Judged Trail Ride, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Sept. 24 — Jumpers, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Sept. 26-30 — Fall II, Outreach PEL Finals/Jumper 4, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

Sept. 30 — Smoke Rise Riding Club Series, USEF Regional II; USHJA Outreach Program; NJPHA point classes; NJHSA divisions, class; USHJA Stirrup Cup; Marshall & Sterling, Kinnelon, N.J. www.smokerisefarms.com, www.horseshowing.com

Oct. 1 — Driving, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Oct. 3-7 — Fall III, Jumper 4 and Outreach, North American Young Jumper Finals, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

Oct. 6 — Competitive Trail, Mustang Memorial, https://www.njtrailride.org/

Oct. 6 — Endurance, Mustang Memorial, 30, 50 or 75 miles, N.J., www.njtrailride.org/events-and-ride-results

Oct. 7 — Schooling Horse Trials, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Oct. 8 — Hunters, Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association, Sergeantsville, N.J., www.dvha.org

Oct. 11-14 — PSJ Fall IV Finale, Princeton Show Jumping, Skillman, N.J., http://princetonshowjumping.com/

Oct 12 — Friday Evening Eventing, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Oct. 13 — Dressage Schooling Show, judge, Tracy Wilson L, Saddlebrook Ridge, Shamong, N.J., www.saddlebrookridge.com

Oct. 14 — Round-A-Bit Spookarama, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Oct. 14 — Smoke Rise Riding Club Series, USEF Regional II; USHJA Outreach Program; NJPHA point classes; NJHSA divisions, class; USHJA Stirrup Cup; Marshall & Sterling, Kinnelon, N.J. www.smokerisefarms.com, www.horseshowing.com

Oct 20 — USEF/USDF Dressage at the Park V, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Oct. 20. — Central Jersey Horseman’s Association schooling show, Freehold, N.J., www.cjha.org/

Oct. 28 — Transitions 4-H Open Dressage Show, Gymkhana, Springfield Twp., N.J., www.bchorseadvisory.com/

Nov. 3-4 — Competitive Trail, Jersey Devil, https://www.njtrailride.org/:

Nov. 3 — Dressage Schooling Show, judge, Kem Barbosa S, Saddlebrook Ridge, Shamong, N.J., www.saddlebrookridge.com

Nov. 3-4 — Competitive trail, 2-day 50 miles; daily 25 miles and other CDR distances, www.njtrailride.org/events-and-ride-results

Nov. 4 — Schooling Horse Trial, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Nov. 10 — Bucks County Horse Park, Banquet at Saucon Valley Acres, Bethlehem, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Nov. 17 — Mix ‘N Match Schooling Horse Trial, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Nov. 24 — Thanksgiving Hunter Pace, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/

Schedule of equestrian events in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.

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