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Horse Park to Host Winter Dressage Series

December 11, 2018

STONE TAVERN, N.J. — The Horse Park of New Jersey has announced its 2019 Winter Dressage series.

Open schooling dressage shows will be held at the park Jan. 20, Feb. 17, March 16 and March 31.

The shows are ESDCTA and ECRDA recognized.

Contact Ellen Brindle-Clark, 609-351-1054 or eclark8968@gmail.com for more information or enter online at www.horseshowoffice.com.

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New Jerseyans Victorious On First Day Of Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival

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Local Horses Overcome Hardship To Win At US Dressage Finals

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