News in the Northeast

Katie Tyler and Shet Du Thot Sweep the 86th Annual Ox Ridge Hunt Club Charity Horse Show Grand Prix

Sara McCloskey and Action Painting took eighth. Show Caption Hide Caption Kevin Mealiff and Ardente Printaniere sliced and diced to take third. Show Caption Hide Caption Michael Zukerman and Cesar Frank soared. Show Caption Hide Caption Taegan Long and All Star De L-Aube has no trouble with the slick course. Show Caption Hide Caption Seventh went to Taegan Long and…

Valinor Farm Horse Trials Sees New England Riders Shine

Warm temperatures and the burning sun weren’t about to stop Area I riders from flocking to Plymouth, MA, on June 11 for the Valinor Farm Horse Trials. Riders from Intro to Preliminary/Training competed across three grass dressage rings, a show jumping arena, and the facility’s expansive cross-country course to win ribbons and prizes from a long list of sponsors. Preliminary/Training…

Test Your Horsemanship & Win Cash at Equine Affaire’s Versatile Horse & Rider Competition!

Are you ready to show the world your horsemanship skills and earn some cash in the process? Applications are now being accepted for Equine Affaire’s popular all-breed Versatile Horse & Rider Competition (VHCR) that will take place on Friday, November 10, in the coliseum at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA. A select group of only 25 horse and…

Dutton and Dorr Crowned CCI Champions at the 2017 Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event

It was all sunshine and blue skies on the final day of competition at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event (JFI), presented by B.W. Furlong & Associates. Sally Ike’s show jumping course tested the fitness and athleticism of both horse and rider after three days of high caliber competition. In the CCI3*, Phillip Dutton aboard Mr. Candyman won the weekend with…

Dutton and Dorr Dominate Jersey Fresh Cross-Country

Rain, wind, and chilly temperatures stormed the grounds at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event (JFI), presented by B.W. Furlong & Associates, as riders prepared to tackle Capt. Mark Phillips’ new cross-country course. Phillip Dutton advanced to the top of the CCI3* rankings with Mr. Candyman with a score of 58.9. Cornelia Dorr held the lead with Louis M with a…

Connecticut 4-H Horse Program Wraps Up

Winners Announced from Hippology Contest

On Saturday, April 29, the CT 4-H Horse Program held the Hippology Contest at the UConn Storrs Campus, which has nothing to do with hippos! This contest consisted of a general knowledge exam that included identifying horse-related items on slides, stations in which youth had to match pictures of ten horse-related items to their names, participate in video horse judging,…