A BY-NO-MEANS EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF EQUESTRIAN EVENTS ...
May 30-June 2 Empire State Quarter Horse Association show at the NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse. More info at esqha.com
June 1 Learn to Foxhunt Clinic hosted by the Limestone Creek Hunt at the Cazenovia College Equine Center, Woodfield Road, Cazenovia.
June 2 CNY Dressage and Combined Training Association Spring Dressage Show at Tanglewood Farm, Jamesville. MOre infor at cnydcta.org
June 8-9 New York Reined Cow Horse Association Silver Spur Classic, Fonda Fairgrounds, Fonda
June 14-16 Adult Rider Camp, Exmoor Eventing, Nunda. Guest clinician Clayton Fredericks, Rolex Kentucky CCI**** winner in 2007, rode for Australia at World and Olympic level. Auditors welcome.
June 22-23 New York State Horse Council's Brookfield Competitive Trail Ride 50/25/15 at Pure Country Campground, Kelly Road, New Berlin. More info on the Horse Council's Facebook page
June 23 – Eventing Clinic with Anne Eilinger, Abbey Meadow Farm, Syracuse. Sponsored by CNY Dressage & Combined Training Association. More info at: cnydcta.org
June 28 Mountain Trail Seminar by Mark Bolender hosted by Salmon River Horse Park, Pipeline Road, Altmar. Learn to properly navigate trail obstacles; what the judges are looking for; dress code, tack and attire. More info and registration, contact Barbara Bouck (315) 767-6459
28-29 Driven Dressage clinic sponsored by Genesee Valley Riding and Driving Club at Hideaway Farm, Geneseo. More information atgvrdc.org
June 29-30 Jeff Wilson Western Dressage Clinic at The Meadows, Two Rod Road, East Aurora, Hosted by the Western Chapter New York State Horse Council. More info on the Horse Council's Facebook page
July 7 CNY Dressage and Combined Training Association, Dressage & Combined Test Show Hosted by Gilbertsville Horse Shows. More info at cnydcta
July 12-14 Region 16 Arabian Horse Association Championship Show at the Expo Center, NY State Fairgrounds Syracuse. Competition features riders from across the Northeast. More info at: region16.org
July 12-14 Luke Reinbold Confidence Building Clinic at Pure Country Campground, New Berlin. One of two clinics offered by Luke. You must go to the Pure Countrywebsiteto book this event.
July 19-21 Lorenzo Driving Competition, three days of driven dressage and classic pleasure driving at the Lorenzo State Historic Site, Cazenovia. More info at lorenzodriving.org
July 20-21 Central New York Reining Horse Association Ranch Riding Clinic and Summer Slide at SUNY Morrisville. More information at cnyrha.net
July 26 Adult Rider Camp at Exmoor Eventing, Nunda. Guest clinician Cat Hill, international groom in the sport horse industry. Learn more about how to take care of your horse at home and away at events, or be the envy of your fellow competitors at shows with your perfect braids. There will be also be an opportunity to trail ride into Letchworth Park, and group lessons on the flat, over stadium fences and on the XC. More info at: Exmoor Eventing
July 26-28 Luke Reinbold Confidence Building Clinic at Pure Country Campground, New Berlin. Second of two clinics offered by Luke. You must go to the Pure Country website to book this event.
July 27-28 NY Reined Cow Horse Association Cowboy Classic show, Fonda Fairgrounds, Fonda.
July 28 Hunter Derby Clinic with Barb Lindberg, Abbey Meadow Farm, Syracuse. Sponsored by CNY Dressage & Combined Training Association. More info at: cnydcta.org
August 1-4 Millbrook Horse Trials at Coole Park Farm, Millbrook brings in top eventers and Olympians. More info at www.millbrookhorsetrials.com
August 3-4 Centered Riding Clinic at Big House Stables, Geneseo. Exercises and instruction to improve rider awareness, balance and harmony. More information at bighousestables.com
August 4 CNY Dressage and Combined Training Association, Tanglewood Dressage Show @ Tanglewood Farm, Jamesville. More info at cnydcta.org
August 10 Stress Free Obstacles clinic with Jack and Emma Minteer, nationally known Extreme Mustang Makeover trainers, at Better Be Barefoot stable, Lockport. Contact Barb Cunningham at firstname.lastname@example.org
August 16 Gary Lane Gaited Horse Clinic, Pure Country Campground, Kelly Road, New Berlin. More info at: purecountrycampground.com
August 11 CNY Dressage and Combined Training Association, Dressage & Combined Test Show Hosted by Gilbertsville Horse Shows
August 16-18 Pure Country Northeast Region NACMO Fun Ride and Clinic. Visit the National Association of Competitive Mounted Orienteering for more info and to review the rules of the sport. You need a compass, a horse, a pen and a big smile. Hosted by Pure Country Campground, New Berlin.
Aug 17-18 NY Reined Cow Horse Association Cowgirl Classic show, Fonda Fairgrounds, Fonda
August 18 Dressage at the NYS Fair, in association with CNY Dressage & Combined Training Association. Toyota Coliseum, Syracuse Fairgrounds.
August 21-Sept. 2 New York State Fair Horse Show at the Toyota Coliseum.More information at: nysfair.ny.gov
LOOKING AHEAD ...
Sept. 4-8 HITS Championship awards over $2 million in prize money in a single weekend. Highlighting this year’s schedule is the Saugerties FEI CSI5*, the celebrated Diamond Mills Hunter Prix Final and the Platinum Performance Hunter Prix Final. More information at: HITSshows.com
September 8 CNY Dressage and Combined Training Association, Fall Dressage Show @ Tanglewood Farm, Jamesville. More info atcnydcta.org
Sept. 11-15 Buffalo International Horse Show at the Buffalo Equestrian Center. AA rated show, designated a 'Heritage' competition by US Equestrian (USEF), to benefit the Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center.
Sept. 13 Adult Rider Camp with guest clinician, Jamie Maillet at Exmoor Eventing, Nunda.
This camp will be leaning towards improving stadium jumping. Jamie has experience producing riders and horses from grass roots to the Grand Prix level.
Sept. 14 Jeff Dye Leukemia Ride, hosted by Pure Country Campground, New Berlin. Scavenger hunt, poker run, Chinese auction and dinner raises money for the Leukemia Fund. More information at: purecountry.com
Sept. 17-22 Empire State Quarter Horse Association Show, NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse
Sept. 20 Annual General Meeting of the New York State Horse Council. Location to be determined
Sept. 26-29 Autumn in New York Horse Show, Toyota Coliseum, NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse
September 29 Dressage & Combined Test Show @ Gilbertsville Horse Shows
October (Columbus Day Weekend) NYS Horse Council's 51st Fall Pleasure Ride. Madison County Fairgrounds, Brookfield. Poker Run, Obstacle Challenge, Costume Class. To volunteer or for more info contact Shannon.Budnik@nyshc.org.
October 5-6 NY Reined Cow Horse Association Yahoo Buckaroo show, Fonda Fairgrounds, Fonda
October 12 Genesee Valley Hunt Races, 3320 Nations Road, Geneseo. More information at: geneseevalleyhunt.org
October 13: Horse Trials Hosted by Carriage House Arena, Trumansburg, supported by CNY Dressage and Combined Training Association,
October 13 Fall Derby at Exmoor Eventing, Nunda. Stadium fences followed by a loop of the derby field over natural obstacles including water, ditches and banks (level appropriate)
October 17-20 CNY Reining Horse Association Fall Classic & CNYRHA and New England Breeders Trust Futurity, NYS Fairgrounds Syracuse. More info at cnyrha.net
October 23 - 27 HITS Indoor Championship to be held at the newly built Great New York State Fair Expo Center in Syracuse. Featuring Hunter and Equitation Classes for Junior and Amateur riders at the Beginner and Intermediate levels, focusing on fence heights from 2’ to 3’6". More information at: HITSshows.com
November 16 Central New York Dressage & Combined Training Association year-end banquet and awards presentation. Lincklaen House, Cazenovia. More info at: cnydcta.org
February 1 Empire State Quarter Horse Assiciation 2020 Convention at the Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn
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