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Special Events

Northern Pines Farm Hosts Diane Carney Clinic
April 28-30
Spaces are available for novice, intermediate and advanced riders as well as hunters, jumpers, green horses and equitation. The clinic includes flatwork, a variety of gymnastics and Maclay Medal course work. Saturday night features a special question and answer session over dinner with video and and a review of the 2016 Maclay Medal Finals. The cost for the clinic is $625 for all three days with limited stabling available for $50. Auditors are welcome all weekend for $25/day. Melissa Hirt - Trainer  231.228.5550 or 231.228.5551  Northern Pines Farm  7347 S. Stachnik Road, Maple City, MI 49664


Galway Farm Ladies Weekend
May 5-6
Ride, Sip, Shop! Derby clinic with Brenda Mueller and enjoy wine tasting, sports psychologist, personal training, fashion show and shopping. Galway Farm, 1650 Bernay Lane, Long Grove, contact for more information.  Click here for more details


Kentucky Derby Breakfast at Tiffany & Co.
May 6
One Last Race, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is hosting a “Breakfast at Tiffany & Co. on Kentucky Derby Day,” to raise funding for the care of former racehorses.  The event is scheduled to take place between 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Tiffany & Co. store, located at the Old Orchard Mall in Skokie, Illinois.  The address of the event is 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie, Illinois 60077. Tickets are available for purchase on Eventbrite, using the following link:     Click here for more information


HITS Balmoral Park
May 10 - September 24
Showplace Productions and HITS team up for shows from May through Sept. see for prizelist. 26435 South Dixie Highway  |  Crete, IL 60417
June 20 - 25: World Championship Hunter Week and $25,000 USHJA Int'l Hunter Derby

Aug, 9 - 13: 
USHJA Child/Adult Hunter Championships - North   
USHJA Team Jumper Championship Zone V & VI 

Sept. 13 - 17: 
Illinois Hunter Jumper Assoc. Medal Finals      
Marshall & Sterling Insurance League Midwest Finals
NCEA Junior Medal Finals - Midwest     
Zone V HOTY Championship 


Galway Farm Equitation Classic
August 18-20
Two days of clinic with 2016 Maclay Judge Diane Carney followed by a show day and review of the judge's card. Galway Farm, 1650 Bernay Lane, Long Grove, IL 60047. Contact or Lorrie Canady 847-309-8980 for more information.


Minnesota Fall Harvest
October 3-8
$10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby - Friday 6:00pm, $25,000 Grand Prix of Minnesota - 7:30 pm Saturday,  Minnesota State Fairgrounds for more information.


Pennsylvania National Horse Show
October 12-21


Washington International Horse Show
October 24-29  Verizon Center, Washington, DC,  purchase tickets here  Learn about the judging app here!


CP National Horse Show
October 31 - November 5  Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY.  Watch live on or purchase tickets here  Four ways to get in Free! click here


George H. Morris Clinic Chicago
November 24-26
George H. Morris Riding Clinic at Annali-Brookwood Farm, 18752 Edwards Road, Antioch, IL 60002. Each day beginning at 9am Auditors welcome. No reservations needed.  Contact Diane Carney for more information 847-922-6167 or or visit for directions.