DATES TO MARK ON YOUR UPSTATE EQUINE CALENDAR
A BY-NO-MEANS EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF EQUESTRIAN EVENTS ...
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 email@example.com
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
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
LOOKING AHEAD ...
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 Association 2020 Convention at the Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn