Ward Wins $35,000 Welcome Stake of North Salem

May 28, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— The No. 2-ranked rider in the world, McLain Ward (Brewster), won the $35,000 Welcome Stake of North Salem riding HH Carlos Z and finished second aboard Tina La Boheme on Thursday, May 18, at the 2017 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, held at Old Salem Farm in North Salem.

Ward and HH Carlos Z, a 15-year-old Zangersheide gelding, entered the ring from the 22nd position ...

Grand Prix Equestrian Stars at Old Salem Farm

Grand Prix Equestrian stars at Old Salem Farm. 

Dinan the Runner Up in $130,000 Grand Prix

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— North Salem resident Katherine “Katie” Dinan led the locals as she finished second in the $130,000 Empire State Grand Prix, a competition rated by The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI), held on Sunday afternoon at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows in North Salem.  Joining her in the top 10 were her neighbors McLain ...

Main Ingredient Selected for Ridgefield’s Battle of the Chefs

Sweet, succulent crab meat, courtesy of food sponsor The Chefs’ Warehouse, will be the required main ingredient for the appetizer round at Battle of the Chefs on Sunday, June 4, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Founders Hall in Ridgefield, Conn.

Chefs Mike Anastacio (Purdy’s Farmer & the Fish), Paul Desiano (Ridgefield Academy, formerly Cello/Plate) and Germano Minin (The Village Tavern) ...

Madden and Ward Earn Blue Ribbons

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Equestrian legends Elizabeth “Beezie” Madden and McLain Ward bookended wins during the first week of competitions at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows in North Salem. The show opened on Tuesday, May 9, and professional jumping competitions began on Wednesday, May 10.

Ward, who is currently ranked No. 2 on the Longines FEI World Rankings, rode to a win ...

A Day of Exploration and Creativity

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— The Pequenakonck Elementary School held its first-ever “MakerFaire” on April 19.

Students from 2nd to 5th grade were on hand for various technology projects that included engineering, 3-D printing, circuits, origami, green-screen projects, robots and more.  The event showcased young students’ creativity, inventiveness and ingenuity.

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