This page lists area equine related events; let us know if you have something to add. The only requirement is that it be in some way horse or rider related and within a few hours driving distance from Bedford. Most events are fun for non-riders as well; a way to be part of Bedford's historic equine community.
Longines Masters Cup of New York
Thursday, April 25, 2019
through Sunday, April 28, 2019
The Riders Masters Cup is an international jumping championship that pits the United States (Riders USA) against Europe (Riders Europe) at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY (Long Island). This event was launched in Paris in 2017 and is the equestrian equivalent of the America's Cup in sailing or the Ryder Cup in golf. The Longines Masters series take place in Paris, Hong Kong and New York. Tickets available at https://www.longinesmasters.com/en/ticketing/new-york
Posted 3/13/2019 1:06:27 PM updated 3/13/2019 1:23:32 PM
Bernie Traurig Clinic benefitting Pegasus
Saturday, April 27, 2019
through Monday, April 29, 2019
Bernie Traurig has represented the US Equestrian Team and reached the top of the sport in all three international equestrian Olympic disciplines: show jumping, dressage and eventing. This is a two-day jumping clinic (Saturday and Sunday) with four groups - all ages, all levels. At Coker Farm in Bedford. Plus private lessons available on Monday. Proceeds benefit Pegasus Therapeutic Riding. To register contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 3/12/2019 3:24:29 PM updated 3/12/2019 3:34:58 PM
Help a Horse Day - Family Fun (FREE)
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Join 13 Hands Equine Rescue for a great day of fun and education; something for everyone, every age. Horse care for beginners; auction; live band; Equine Therapy demo; horse shoeing demo by a farrier; dressage demo; juggler; face painting; vendors and shopping. FREE FOOD AND DRINK. May 4, 2-7pm at Courtyard Farm, 111 Stone Bridge Lane in Bedford Hills.
Posted 4/25/2018 7:28:15 AM updated 3/12/2019 3:44:31 PM
Bedford Hunter Pace and Luncheon
Sunday, June 9, 2019
For riders, The Bedford Riding Lanes' Annual Spring Country Pace and luncheon provide an opportunity to ride the most beautiful of the historic Bedford Riding Lanes' trails. This yearly spring event is the largest gathering of equestrians from all over the area. Known for its carefully groomed trails, for riders of all levels, it includes a delicious luncheon under a great white tent at the John Jay Homestead Historic Site. For non-riders, it's a wonderful opportunity to watch the horses as they get to the finish line and feel close to Bedford's country character.
Memorial Day. John Jay Homestead, 400 Jay Street(Rt 22), Katonah. For more information, see the BRLA website.
Posted 4/21/2018 1:27:42 PM updated 3/12/2019 3:55:09 PM
Greenwich Horse Show and Luncheon
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Horse show, luncheon and auction. Set on a backcountry estate in Greenwich.
Posted 3/12/2019 3:52:22 PM
Equine Affaire in W. Springfield, MA
Thursday, November 7, 2019
through Sunday, November 10, 2019
1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA
Experience North America's Premiere Equine Exposition and Equestrian Gathering. The largest horse related trade show in the East, Equine Affaire is a good place to shop for all of your horse and rider needs. Browse through acres of equine products and services. World Champions, National Champions, Olympians, WEG and Pan Am competitors, popular equestrian TV personalities, professional equestrian performers, authors, judges, veterinarians, professors, and other top industry professionals will come together to share their expertise through clinics and seminars. The Horse & Farm Exhibits is an area dedicated to the promotion of horse farms, training facilities, lesson facilities, breeding stallions, and horses for sale. The Fantasia show is two hours Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. For those not familiar with the Fantasia, it is best described as a “musical celebration of the horse” featuring outstanding equine and equestrian performers from all corners of the nation choreographed to musical styles ranging from traditional and country to classical and contemporary. Advance tickets available on the Equine Affaire website.
Posted 10/17/2017 1:11:17 PM updated 3/12/2019 3:48:04 PM