Sports

Sandanona's connection to whomever controls rain was strong Sunday, as a morning of occasional downpours gave way to a sunny afternoon. More than 100 friends and subscribers overflowed the parking area and the ringside seating.  Very small children tore around everywhere. Our Judges,were Liz McKnight, ex-M.F.H., M.H., and Kerri Smythe, M.H., Joint-Masters of the Monkton Hall Bassets...

by Carola Lott

Seven members of the Millbrook Pony Club competed in the US Pony Club National Championships held from July 14-18 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. 

Riding on the NY/Upper CT regional team, Erica Doyle from Amenia and Cat Reuss from Dover Plains won first-place honors as the National Champion team in the Senior C division of the Quiz competition. Also competing in Quiz...

by Carola Lott

The Millbrook Horse Trials on  July31 – August 3rd at Coole Park Farm on the Bangall Amenia Road are the only three day event in the Northeast to feature an advanced level division.  Cross country course designer, Tremaine Cooper, points out that eventing is the only Olympic sport in which men and women can compete as equals. Professional and amateur riders also compete as equals as...

by Carola Lott

The Millbrook Horse Trials, the only three-day event in the Northeast offering competition at the advanced level (the highest level in national eventing), will be held July 31 through August 3 at Coole Park Farm.   MHT attracts   Olympic-level riders, and the best of professional and amateur riders from around the country,  The organizers expect some 500 horses and nearly 4,000...

by Carola Lott

The Fitch’s Corner Horse Trials – one of the high points of the summer for riders and non riders alike – is taking place on July 18, 19 and 20 at Fernanda Kellogg and Kirk Henckels’s farm on Mabbettsville Road.

In an event competition the same horse and rider must complete a combination of  dressage, cross country jumping and stadium jumping tests. The 250 riders in the event range...

Millbrook Pony Club’s eventing team proved that hard work and practice are a winning combination. 

They won first place both for horse management and overall among competitors from a region stretching from the Catskills to Rhode Island at the New York/Upper Connecticut Pony Club Regional Eventing Rally on Sunday, June 29 at the Kent School Stables.  Team members Erica Doyle,...

by Carola Lott

The Mashomack International Polo Challenge was played on one of the most beautiful days in a summer of beautiful days.  The event began with a competition between the two teams of Young Guns, all sons of polo-playing fathers.  The boys were talented and the competition fierce.  The result was a tie at 5-5.

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