Horse Happenings

Equine Events, November 2017 Onward

Dates listed for New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, send dates to lshupe@tapinto.ne

Nov. 14 — Trivia Night in partnership with the Hampton Classic, Wölffer Estate Vineyard, 6-8 p.m., Teams can include 2-6 people, $15 per person over 21 - includes one glass of house wine; $5 under 21, www.wolffer.com/events

Nov 18 — Mix 'N Match HT weather permitting XC, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. — www.BucksCountyHorsePark.org, Office@BucksCountyHorsePark.org, 610-847-8597

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Nov. 18 — Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) show, Centenary College Equestrian Center, Long Valley, N.J., www.centenaryuniversity.edu/about-centenary/locations-maps-directions/equestrian-center/

Nov. 19 — Special People United to Ride (SPUR) and the Monmouth County Park System present Hoofin’ It For SPUR, a 5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run & Walk. 9 a.m. at Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, N.J. The 5K course is USTAF certified. Registration can be done online at www.solepurposefund.org/hoofin-it-for-spur, or visit the SPUR website at http://spuronline.org/. Paper registration forms are available for pick up at Sunnyside Equestrian Center, located at 628 Middletown-Lincroft Road in Middletown, NJ or on the SPUR website. Race day registration begins at 7:45 am. For info contact: Lisa Haskell, SPUR, 732-224-1367, ext. 1#

Nov. 20-Dec. 17 — Winter Break Clinic Lord Stirling Stable instructors will be available on certain days and times to share their experience with students for a one-hour lesson. Students who bring a camera and photographer may videotape the session. See www.flss.org, Lord Stirling Stable, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-766-5955. www.somersetcountyparks.org

Nov. 24 — Fall "Family & Friends" Introductory Ride, 10 a.m., the "rider in the family" can share their love of horses with the rest of the clan! A brief lesson will take place before a one hour trail ride. Inexperienced riders will enjoy a leisurely walk along the trails. Participants must be at least 9 years of age and weigh less than 200 pounds, Registration is available in the Stable office from Nov. 6-16. Fee — $40 Somerset County residents/$50 non-residents, Lord Stirling Stable, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-766-5955. www.somersetcountyparks.org

Nov 25 — Thanksgiving Hunter Pace, Bucks County Horse Park, Revere, Pa. — www.BucksCountyHorsePark.org, Office@BucksCountyHorsePark.org, 610-847-8597

Dec. 2-3 — Holiday Horse Shows, 9 a.m., Cheer for Lord Stirling Stable's students as they showcase the horsemanship skills that they have been working on in lessons. Show classes range from beginner through advanced jumping levels. A drill team performance highlights the lunch break each day. Ribbons awarded. The public is welcome; admission and parking are free. Lord Stirling Stable, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-766-5955. www.somersetcountyparks.org

Dec. 2-3 — Holiday Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Take a hayride to see Santa Claus, ride a pony, decorate ornaments, and enjoy many other activities. Find that perfect gift at the Silent Auction, which benefits the School Horse Retirement Fund. Fees vary; admission, parking, hayrides & pony rides are free, Lord Stirling Stable, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-766-5955. www.somersetcountyparks.org

Dec. 2-3 — Palermo Winter Festival, Bedminster, N.J., 908-719-7500 or 210-860-5688, info@palermoshowstable.com, PalermoShowStable.com

Dec. 4 — Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Mixed thoroughbred sale, Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, Md., entries close Sept. 25, 410-392-5555

Dec. 9 — Lord Stirling Stable Winter Program Registration — riding lessons, special programs, and Horse Care Workshops will be conducted in the Stable office and online, Lord Stirling Stable, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-766-5955. www.somersetcountyparks.org

Dec. 10 — Jingle Bell Trail Ride — 11 a.m. to noon, A short break from holiday preparations can feel like a vacation when you are on the back of a horse! Registration is open from Nov. 27-Dec. 7. For riders at Intermediate 2/C-2 and higher levels, Fee — $28 Somerset County resident/$36 non-resident, Lord Stirling Stable, Basking Ridge, N.J., 908-766-5955. www.somersetcountyparks.or

Feb. 24 — 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 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/

May 3-6, 2018 — IHSA National Championships, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa. http://www.ihsainc.com/

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

The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of TAPinto.net or anyone who works for TAPinto.net. TAPinto.net is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer.

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

The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of TAPinto.net or anyone who works for TAPinto.net. TAPinto.net is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer.

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