UNH to Host Annual Spring
Horse Trials May 1 and 2
Contact: Sharon Keeler
Contact: Andrea Manley
April 28, 2004
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire will host its annual
Spring Horse Trials Saturday and Sunday, May 1 and 2. More
than 150 competitors of all ages and abilities will be competing
in the sport of eventing (also known as combined training) at novice,
training and preliminary levels.
The dressage competition will be held on Saturday. cross country
and stadium jumping will be held on Sunday.
The Horse Trials are run completely by more than 80 UNH students
enrolled in the horsemanship classes of all levels under the direction
of Janet Briggs, UNH assistant professor of animal and nutritional
sciences, and Sarah Hamilton, field trainer in the UNH equine program.
This event has been nationally recognized for the past 34
years by USA Equestrian Inc. (USAE) and the United States Eventing
The UNH Horse Trials are held at the Light Horse Center located
on Mast Rd. Ext. in Durham, NH. Parking is available on Mast
Rd. Ext. near the stables. Competition begins at 8 a.m. each
day and runs until 4 p.m. ADMISSION IS FREE FOR ALL SPECTATORS.