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Mr. Stewart's Cheshire Foxhounds Are Winners On Hunt Night At The Pennsylvania National

October 17, 2018

Olympic eventer Boyd Martin wins the Gentleman's Hunter Hack

HARRISBURG, Pa. — History and pageantry were evident in the arena at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, as competitors in the Hunt Night classes brought their unique style, foxhounds and fun-loving attitude to this traditional facet of riding.

Members from 13 recognized or registered Hunts, from all across ...

Mentor/Student Among National Champions Crowned At Garden State Driving Event

STONE TAVERN, N.J. – Five USEF Preliminary Combined Driving National Champions were crowned at the Garden State Combined Driving Event CDE at the Horse Park of New Jersey on Oct. 14.

It was the debut of national championships at the preliminary level in order to serve as a catalyst to ignite further interest in the combined driving discipline, and cultivate combinations for the ...

Pennsylvania Junior Wins Barrel Racing At Thoroughbred Makeover

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A junior rider from Pennsylvania won the barrel racing division at the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover.

Jade Wirick, of Windber, Pa. and Miss Classy posted the fastest times in all three runs, competing against professionals, adult amateurs and other juniors.

Miss Classy is a 2013, 15.2 hand tall, grey mare by Old Fashioned out of Annika Rules, ...

Garden State Combined Driving Event Set to Host USEF Preliminary National Championships

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Combined driving competitors have gathered at The Horse Park of New Jersey for a shot at winning a national title at the Garden State Combined Driving Event (CDE) set to run Oct. 12 to 14.

There are 21 entrants across six USEF Preliminary Combined Driving National Championship divisions. The preliminary national championships make their debut in 2018 as a catalyst to ...

Mustang Trainer Hopes to Bring Makeover Event To New Jersey

GARWOOD, N.J. — The father of a young mustang trainer hopes to bring the Extreme Mustang Makeover back to New Jersey.

Jerry Duffey, father of James, said there was talk by the Mustang Heritage Foundation in June at their Lexington event about holding a Makeover to New Jersey in 2019. However, on Oct. 1 four locations for next year’s events were announced and none were in the Garden ...

U.S. Show Jumping Team Honored By U.S. Olympic Committee

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team earned best of September honors from the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, the United States Olympic Committee announced.

Also honored was indoor volleyball player Matt Anderson, of West Seneca, N.Y. and shooter Caitlin Connor, of Winnfield, La.

The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team won an historic gold medal at the FEI ...

Kocher's First Time On A U.S. Team Yields Second Place Finish In Spain

BARCELONA, Spain — The NetJets U.S. Jumping Team battled for second in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final Challenge Cup on Oct. 6.

It came down to the final combinations, and a clear round from Germany meant the U.S. would miss out on a jump-off by a mere four faults. Led by Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, the young U.S. team of Andrew Kocher, Alex Granato, and Lucy ...

Lee McKeever, McLain Ward's Groom In Running For FEI Award

BREWSTER, N.Y. — Lee McKeever who grooms for show jumper, McLain Ward is a finalist for the FEI’s best groom award.

He has been working with Ward for 30 years. According to his nomination, he “ seems just as enthusiastic about what he does and his dedication to the horses as he did then. Not only does he go above and beyond for Ward's horses but he has always been willing ...

Winner's Circle: Dressage at Devon Performance Divisions Wrap Up

DEVON, Pa. — Dressage at Devon wrapped up for 2018 on Sept. 30.

Riders and spectators alike look forward to Saturday night under the lights as the horses compete for the coveted title of the winner of the Grand Prix Freestyle. Months are spent preparing the right mix of music and choreography, creating a three-way team – horse, rider and music.

Winner, Jessica Jo Tate on Faberge ...

Ralph Caristo Presented Old Salem Farm Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. — The Old Salem Farm Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to legendary horseman Ralph Caristo during the American Gold Cup CSI 4*-W on Sunday, Sept. 30, at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, N.Y.

The Old Salem Farm Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award was created by Old Salem Farm as a way to recognize members of the U.S. hunter/jumper community for their ...

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Equine Events Fall Planner 2018

Events are listed for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. To have your event listed e-mail lshupe@tapinto.net. For premium event listings enter them online at https://www.tapinto.net/events/new?premium=true

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

Oct. 5-7 — ...

Fall Horse Care Workshops Set To Begin On Oct. 27 At Lord Stirling

October 20, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. —  Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable has announced the dates for the Fall Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103, designed for individuals who are seeking to gain knowledge and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on experience.

Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 ...

Have Some Halloween Fun At Harness Museum In Goshen

GOSHEN, N.Y. — Bring the kids to the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, N.Y. on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a fun-filled old-fashioned Halloween celebration with a walk through our spooky stable. 

Participate in creepy crafts, play hauntingly fun games games and enjoy sweet treats. Decorate a headless horseman, ...

Lord Stirling To Host Introductory Western Ride on Oct. 7

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, N.J, is offering an Introductory Western-style horseback ride on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1: p.m

 Registration is available online at www.somersetcountyparks.org and at the Stable office through Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. The office is open for transactions ...

Team Dressage Competition Set For Horse Park

REVERE, Pa.  — Dressage at the Park will host a Team Competition on Oct. 20 at the Bucks County Horse Park.

USEF & USDF memberships not required but non-member fees will apply for second level and above.

A team can be three or four riders, and may represent a dressage club, farm, barn, instructor, riding club, or be a group of individuals. Each team should have a name and ...

Para-Equestrian Will Share Her Journey On Oct. 4 At Mane Stream

TEWKBURY TWP., N.J. — After competing internationally for less than two years, Alanna Flax-Clark is currently ranked seventh in the world for her classification in para-dressage.

After years of illnesses, hospital stays and surgeries, Flax-Clark found horses when she needed them most. She is now training for the Paralympics in 2020 with her Dutch Riding Pony, El Paso, at Sara ...

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Halloween Fun At The Harness Museum

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