Pony Club's annual horse show is Sept. 21
SALISBURY â€” The Riga Meadow Equestrian Center will host equestrians from all over the region on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 8:30 a.m. for The Lakeville Open Horse Show.
The event is a benefit for the nonprofit Lakeville Pony Club, which is a youth-based club that is one of the oldest in the United States.
According to the clubâ€™s Web site at lakevilleponyclub.org, the club was founded in 1957 and currently has 25 members ranging from the ages of 7 to 17. Its purpose is to teach basic riding skills, to cultivate responsibility and to show children how to properly care for horses and ponies.
The event includes competitions in hunt seat equitation, short stirrup, walk trot, long stirrup and green working hunter.
More than $1,500 in prize money will be awarded.
The Riga Meadow Equestrian Center is located at 339 Undermountain Road on Route 41.