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.
Bedford Hunter Pace and Luncheon
Sunday, September 8, 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 4/27/2019 4:34:43 AM
Greenwich Day In The Country Show
Sunday, September 29, 2019 -
The most fun show you'll ever attend, for experienced riders and beginners a like. All welcome - with or without a pony - to the annual Fun Family Horse show for riders, their families and the community! Come step back in time to meet and join generations of people who love horses. Traditional horse show classes plus decorate your own stick pony, face painting, costume classes with or without your pony, lead your parent on a pony in the Leadline Class! Family Tail gate competition and so much more!” Milliken Field, Pierson Drive (just drive to the end of the road), Greenwich, CT.
Posted 6/11/2019 1:42:30 PM updated 6/11/2019 4:38:38 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 4/27/2019 5:13:01 AM