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Nov. 3 — Barrel Racing, Riders and their Horses run through a cloverleaf pattern timed to the hundredth of a second. The barrel racing competitor pays a cash entry fee and along with added prize money, hopes to cross the finish line with one of the fastest times to earn a portion of it, Horse Park of N.J., www.horseparkofnewjersey.com, Erica Friedman 908-963-1989
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 — The Ridge at Riverview Schooling Show, Asbury, N.J., www.theridgefarm.com/summer/
Nov. 4 — Schooling Horse Trial, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/
Nov. 8 — Evening of Science & Celebration, New Brunswick, N.J., www.esc.rutgers.edu
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. 17 — Amwell Valley Hounds Halloween Hunter Pace (Rescheduled) Fundraiser to Benefit Friends of Amwell Valley Hounds a 501(c)3, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Big Sky Farm,107 Van Lieus Rd, Ringoes, NJ, www.avhounds.org
Nov. 18 — 20th Annual Turkey Trot, a benefit fall pleasure ride, rain or shine with start times between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Entries close on Nov. 11 if entering by mail or e-mail. Post entries will be accepted on the day of the event. Prizes and ribbons through eighth place will be awarded to teams in the senior division (55 years and over), junior (18 years and under), family (riders must be related to one another), or open division.
There is a long (6.5 miles) and short course (5 miles) to choose from for each division. The courses will all start and finish at the Horse Park and will travel in and around the park and the neighboring Assunpink Wildlife Management Area.
New this year, an introductory ride of 2 to 3 miles will be open to first timers or those who just want a short, easy ride.
Riders must enter as pairs and the entry fee is $45 per rider through Nov. 11. After that date or competition day the fee is $60 per rider. There is $5 discount for ESDCTA or Horse Park of New Jersey members.
All horses must have a current negative Coggins test.
The courses will all start and finish from the Horse Park and will travel in and around the Horse Park and the Assunpink Wildlife Mgt. Area.
For more information call 609-259-0170 or e-mail HorseParkOfNJ@aol.com or see https://www.horseparkofnewjersey.com/event-3095706
Nov. 24 — Thanksgiving Hunter Pace, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. http://buckscountyhorsepark.org/
Nov. 23 — Fall “Family & Friends” Introductory Horseback Ride, The special trail ride is scheduled for 10 a.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. Registration is available in the Stable office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. from Nov. 5 through 16, Fee is $40 for Somerset County residents and $50 for non-residents. Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, New Jersey 908-722-1200, ext. 5010, www.somersetcountyparks.org
Dec. 1-2 —Friends of Lord Stirling Stable Annual Winter Holiday Festival. Daily festivities will include pony rides at designated times throughout the day; photos with Santa; and hay rides through the woods to visit Santa at his house (weather permitting). Lord Stirling Stable students will showcase their skills at the Holiday Horse Show. New this year, a Drill Team Competition will be held on Saturday, Dec., 1. Enjoy seasonal music and refreshments while browsing through the enticing array of gift baskets at the School Horse Retirement Fund Silent Auction. The Holiday Festival is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, New Jersey 908-722-1200, ext. 5010, www.somersetcountyparks.org
Dec. 6 to 9 — Gail Field Centered Riding Clinic, will focus on body awareness and the Alexander Technique. The clinic is open to riders at the Beginner2/D2 level and above. Sessions are also available for private horse owners. Visit www.flss.org for registration details and fees. Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, New Jersey 908-722-1200, ext. 5010, www.somersetcountyparks.org
March 30 — Junior Breeders Symposium, Cook Farm – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. firstname.lastname@example.org