Equestrian Center Horse Show Information


Equestrian Center

MHC Jumper Jubilee

Description: Join us for a fun-filled day at our new Jumper Jubilee!  The 'Gold Cooler Series' may be gone, but MHC's jumper shows are still going strong.  We will have 6 division in all, starting with cross-rails, going up to 3'6" (higher heights upon request).  Great prizes, division winners, style awards, and more! Quality courses, professional atmosphere, and a fun time for everyone!.

Date: Friday, December 30, 2016

Prize List: Click here (pdf) 

Contact: Sharyn Antico (santico@mtholyoke.edu) or 413-538-3036


Equestrian Talent Search

Description: The Equestrian Talent Search provides 8th-12th grade riders with the opportunity to participate in a "Combine" program. This program hosted by Mount Holyoke College will give young riders the chance to be coached, seen, and evaluated by Hunter Seat Equitation Team Coach CJ Law. Riders and their parents will also attend clinics and seminars designed to educate them about college riding, and help them make a choice about a college and riding program that is the best fit for them. Riders and their parents will also have the opportunity to tour Mount Holyoke College's campus and Equestrian Center, and meet with admissions counselors! Join us for this busy and exciting weekend!

Date: February 3-5, 2017

Contact: Jim Arrigon at jimarrigon@hotmail.com

Doug Paine Jumping Clinic

Description: Doug Payne, 4* Eventing and Grand Prix Show Jump rider, will be teaching a clinic here at MHC in early January. Below is a little bit of his Bio.  You can also learn more about Doug on his website: dpequestrian.com

Doug Payne is well known as the competitor, judge and trainer to turn to whether your goal is to develop your talented young horse into an international star or trying to remedy a complicated behavioral problem. He has been profiled in and contributed to countless national publications and media outlets. Along with Jim Wofford, Doug produced the acclaimed 'the Rider's Eye' instructional DVD. In 2014 he published his first book titled 'The Problem Horse Repair Manual'. Officially, Doug is an USEF Judge and Technical Delegate. He is also USEA ICP certified instructor. Doug holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, and is also a graduate ‘A’ pony clubber from Somerset Hills Pony Club. Doug might be best known in the discipline of Eventing where competitor for the USET through the CCI**** level. In Dressage he has had international success through FEI Intermediaire I, and in show jumping he has tremendous success through the Grand Prix level.

Lessons will be 90 minutes in length.  Riders will be grouped according to height, plus we are offering a 'green horse' group. Additional details can be found in the flyer.

Date: January 7 & 8, 2017

Flyer/Entry Form: Click here (pdf)

Contact: Sharyn Antico (santico@mtholyoke.edu) or 413-538-3036


Sunrise Pleasure Show Series

Description: Our Pleasure series has something for everyone!  A variety of In-hand classes, plus Hunt Seat, Western, and Saddle Seat Horsemanship and Pleasure.  Day-end and Series-end championships. Riders can pay per class or an all-day rate.

Date: 2017 dates TBA

Contact: Kelli Wainscott (kellimarie43@yahoo.com) or at 413-695-8343