News in the Northeast

Equine Journal Announces the Return of Monthly Calendar Listings

  N. Oxford, MA – Thursday, January 21, 2015 – Due to popular demand, Equine Journal announces the revival of its popular monthly calendar listings, which will start with the April 2016 issue and continue in future months as well. The monthly calendar listings will replace the annual Dateline: Guide to Events that was previously published alongside the magazine’s April…

Introducing EJ’s Tack Trunk

  For many, a new year always brings hope for good things to come. We make resolutions—sometimes we keep them, and unfortunately, sometimes we don’t. Although the staffers here at Equine Journal have been making plans for a while now to create a new program that will help those in need, we thought that the New Year would be the perfect time to set this plan into action.  If you’re familiar with our Prepurchase Exam column,…

Equine Affaire’s Fantasia Is Lined Up To Amaze

New Englanders are strong on tradition and Equine Affaire’s popular musical celebration of the horse, the Fantasia, is a tradition that horse people in the region hold so dearly that they began ordering their tickets for the November event in the middle of July. Why the anticipation and the rush for tickets months in advance? It’s an evening of unforgettable equestrian…

ACTHA Arena Obstacle Challenge in New Hampshire Goes Wild

  By Jamie Menczer Hosts of American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) events have the opportunity to create a fun theme and even reward participants who dress appropriately for that theme. At Ladd Farm in Bridgewater, New Hampshire the arena was transformed into a jungle habitat for an Arena Obstacle Challenge (AOC). Branches were woven through the metal fencing around…

MSPCA’S 2015 Horses Helping Horses, Fall Beach Ride Changes Venue

The MSPCA’s Horses Helping Horses Beach Ride, the Equine Center’s most significant annual fundraiser will be held at a new venue this year. Guests will be treated to picturesque views, ideal footing, wide beaches, and an exclusive setting at Crane Beach in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Through a collaboration with The Trustees of the Reservation, the event will be held on Saturday,…