Local shows and other events of interest, including schooling, Dressage, and Eventing

Versatility Competition - Tyngsboro, MA - August 13

posted Jul 29, 2011, 8:26 AM by Jeff Livingstone

Kim Shields at Ride Like the Wind Stables in Tyngsboro is hosting another Versatility Competition on August 13th.  For those who are interested in doing very different things with their horses, this is a great confidence-building experience for both horse and rider. The entry form is attached below.  For those not familiar with this typed of event, there is a link to a Youtube video showing a recent Versatility held by Ed and Pinky at the same location.

Ride Like the Wind Stables
26 Willowdale Rd.
Tyngsboro, MA 01879

Youtube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCbmuVhhhDk

Dressage Days - King Oak Farm

posted Jul 13, 2011, 9:38 PM by Jeff Livingstone

King Oak Farm in Southampton, MA (where yours truly used to board and show) is having its annual Dressage Days festival this weekend.  For anyone who is interested in learning more about Dressage, or in simply watching some amazingly beautiful and sublime riding skill, definitely check it out.  The hosts, Tom and Fran Cross, always put on an incredibly well-run show.  One of the few large-scale Dressage shows in Massachusetts.

King Oak Dressage Days
King Oak Farm

183 College Hwy, Southampton, MA
(413) 527-4454 / (413) 529-8101

Azrael Acres - Open Show and 2-Phase

posted Jul 13, 2011, 9:35 PM by Jeff Livingstone

Azrael Acres in Uxbridge, MA is having a flat/jumping Open Show on Sunday July 24th and a XC 2-Phase and Dressage Show on July 31.  Faith and Louis Perini are known for putting on some really fun shows and schooling clinics at their farm.  Great people, and always a great time.  If you are interested in learning a little more about Eventing and/or the three phases, check out the show in July 31st.

The event is also looking for volunteers.  This is a great way to learn the ins and outs of a particular discipline.  If there is any interest, please contact Danielle Cyr at daniellecyr2007@gmail.com.  Danielle writes: no experience necessary!

Azrael Acres

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