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  • Lisa Unleashed: Newtown's Open Space

    This past weekend the Newtown Bridle Lands Association (NBLA) held its annual Frost on the Pumpkin Hunter Pace across trails, fields, protected open space and private property. Thank you landowners for keeping this rural tradition alive. NBLA was founded in 1978 while the Fairfield County Hounds (FCH) still called Newtown home. Many FCH members founded NBLA, then called Newtown Bridle Lanes Association which more accurately reflected the original mission of the group; to protect riding trails in this fast-developing town.

  • Newtown Bridle Lands Association To Host Lendon Gray At October 15 Meeting

    The Newtown Bridle Lands Association will hold an open meeting on Tuesday, October 15, at 7:30 pm, at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street. Olympic horsewoman and renowned trainer Lendon Gray will speak on the subject of  “Fairness in Training Our Horses,” which will apply to all equestrian disciplines.

  • Vet To Speak At NBLA Open Meeting

    Dr Matthew Eliott from Mid-Hudson Vet in Carmel, N.Y., will speak at the Newtown Bridle Land Association open meeting on Tuesday, September 17, at 7:30 pm. The meeting will be at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street.

    Dr Eliott will present a slide show on equine veterinary care and will answer questions from the audience. He will also sign copies of his new book, Stallside, which will be available for purchase at the meeting. The book provides veterinary medical information and personal insights into Dr. Eliott’s life.

  • NBLA Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser With Silent Auction, May 31 At McLaughlin Vineyards

    Newtown Bridle Lands Association (NBLA) is planning an evening at McLaughlin Vineyards in Sandy Hook, with its wine tasting and silent auction fundraiser, planned for 6 to 9 pm Friday, May 31. The proceeds from this event will be used to help NBLA continue its mission of preserving trails and open space for horseback riding and other passive uses. 

  • NBLA Annual Membership Social

    NBLA Annual Membership Social, 7 pm, Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, public invited to learn about NBLA including mission and activities, members encouraged to renew their membership, catered dinner, reservations required; 203-7914-7853, NewtownHorses@gmail.com.

  • NBLA meeting

    NBLA meeting, 7:30 pm, Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, informational meeting by Newtown Bridle Lands Association will outline three trips planned for upcoming riding season, also demo of necessary and helpful equipment for equine trips, light refreshments; NBLAct.com.