SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 â The Old Chatham Hunt Club will hold a pre-season Hunter Pace on Sunday, August 26, from 9 am to 1 pm, at Highland Farm on Highland Road in Old Chatham, New York. There will be a beautiful eight-mile course with clearly-marked arrows and flags, more than 50 varies cross country fences, and go-arounds. Teams of two or three riders are welcome (riding helmets are required and informal attire is okay). Current Coggins test is also required. Entrance fee ($60 for adults and $25 for junior riders 17 and under) includes lunch. Ribbons will be also be awarded to top riders in the events. Call Susan Smith at 1-518-733-9476 for further information.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 â The 11th annual Washington Horse Show will be held Sunday, August 5, at 8 am (rain or shine), at the Steep Rock Riding Ring in Washington Depot. There will be Walk/Trot, Beginner, Equitation, Hunter, Washington Hunter and Open Pleasure Divisions. Entry fee is $8 before August 3 and $10 after. For further information, entry forms or donations, call Nancy Fenn at 1-860-567-5832.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 â Brushy Hill Farm will hold its third horse show of the summer season on Sunday, August 5. There will be divisions for Beginners, Equitation, Hunters, Pleasure and Adult. In the event of rain, the show will be held indoors. For prize list and further information, call 262-6466 or 426-6723.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 through SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2: The Hampton Classic Horse Show, the nationâs most prestigious hunter-jumper horse show, returns to Bridgehampton, New York on Sunday, August 26 (see www.hamptonclassic.com for events and schedule). Ceremonies, special presentations, Cablevisionâs Kidsâ Day and the $150,000 Prudential Financial Grand Prix are just a few of the highlights. Call 1-631-537-3177 for further information.