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NEECA showcase Saturday

  • Crimson Acres Glory Riders Courtesy of Crimson Acres

Published: 6/6/2019 9:30:27 PM
Modified: 6/6/2019 9:30:16 PM

ATHOL — The 2019 New England Equestrian Center of Athol (NEECA) Equestrian Showcase will take place on Saturday, June 8 at the facility located at 802 New Sherborn Rd.

The event includes a mounted drill team competition,an Interscholastic Equestrian Association demonstration, and contestants riding their horses through a series of challenging obstacles.

The day will begin at 9 a.m. with the drill teams — including the recent national award winning Crimson Acres Glory Riders—competing for more than $1,000 in prizes. At noon, high school and middle school IEA (Interscholastic Equestrian Association) riders will demonstrate how they are paired-up with a horse, and spectators will have a chance to judge which they think will win.

At 1 p.m. the “versatility" contest begins with riders trying their luck on an exciting course of obstacles to test control, teamwork and courage. Throughout the day there will be demonstrations of equestrian training, information about horses and organizations and food for sale on the grounds.

The New England Equestrian Center of Athol (NEECA) is a municipal/private partnership. More information is available at neeca.org.


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