Tag: Essex

Sep 21, 2018

Applications for the 2018 Essex Horse Trials, Seema Sonnad Junior Rider, and Amy Tryon Young Rider Grants Due October 15!

The USEA Foundation has released the applications for the 2018 Essex Horse Trials Grant, Seema Sonnad Junior Rider Grant, and Amy Tryon Young Rider Grant. Eligible riders should submit their applications by October 15, 2018.

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Jun 23, 2019 Competitions

Olympic Veteran Will Coleman Captures Inaugural Advanced Division at MARS Essex Horse Trials

U.S. Olympic veteran Will Coleman rode his longtime partner, Obos O'Reilly, to the win in the Advanced division of the MARS Essex Horse Trials at historic Moorland Farm. Coleman finished cross-country with no jumping and 6.4 time penalties for a three-phase score of 42.10 penalties on the Four Star Eventing Group's 16-year-old Irish Sport Horse (OBOS Quality x Omard Clover Queen).

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Jun 22, 2019 Competitions

Olympic Veterans Dominate Competition at Mars Essex Horse Trials

What a difference a day makes! After several days of rain, weather conditions improved immensely for the first day of competition at the 2019 Mars Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend and the crowd responded. Thousands turned out Saturday to watch top horses and riders compete at historic Moorland Farm.

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May 09, 2019 Eventing News

Entry Forms Now Available for The Mars Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend

The Mars Essex Horse Trials Country Weekend is pleased to announce that the 2019 entry forms are now available online. Set to take place Friday, June 21, through Sunday, June 23 at historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills, New Jersey, the third running of the iconic event features top equestrians in the Beginner Novice through Advanced divisions.

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Feb 26, 2019 Eventing News

Mars Essex Horse Trials Adds Advanced Division

The Mars Essex Horse Trials celebrates its third running with the exciting addition of an Advanced division. Set to take place June 21-23, 2019 at the beautiful, historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills, New Jersey, the popular event will also feature Beginner Novice through Preliminary divisions as well as a variety of family friendly events.

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Jun 24, 2018 Competitions

Ryan Wood Captures Win in the $20,000 Preliminary Essex at the MARS Essex Horse Trials

Australia's Ryan Wood captured the win in the $20,000 Preliminary Essex at the Mars Essex Horse Trials in Far Hills, New Jersey on Saturday. Riding Ruby, owned by Summit Sporthorses Ltd. of Ringoes, New Jersey, the pair led from start to finish going clear on both cross-country and show jumping to finish on their dressage score of 27.70.

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Jun 06, 2018 Competitions

Mars Essex Horse Trials Offers Top Equestrian Competition and Family Weekend in the Country

Whether you're an eventing enthusiast, just love horses, or are looking to spend an enjoyable early summer day in New Jersey's beautiful countryside, the Mars Essex Horse Trials offers all of the above in one of the most breathtaking settings in the state.

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Dec 14, 2017 Organizers

USEA Events A-Z: Essex Horse Trials

The Essex Horse Trials at Moorland Farm in Far Hills, New Jersey (Area II) hosts one USEA recognized event each year on the last weekend in June and offers Beginner Novice through Preliminary levels. Moorland Farm is also home to the Far Hills Race Meeting and Grand National in October.

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Jun 26, 2017 Competitions

Mars Essex Horse Trials Enjoys Triumphant Return

The long wait was worth it! The highly anticipated return of the famed Mars Essex Horse Trials was everything everyone hoped. The huge crowd enjoyed perfect weather and top-notch competition in a beautiful setting at historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills, N.J.

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May 30, 2017 Competitions

Mars Essex Horse Trials Returns, Offers Family Weekend in the Country

After a 19 year absence, the Mars Essex Horse Trials, one of the top equestrian competitions, returns with a weekend of outdoor family-oriented events in the beautiful Somerset County countryside at historic Moorland Farm in Far Hills, N.J., from June 24-25, 2017.

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Dec 12, 2016 Competitions

Mars Essex Horse Trials to Benefit Greater Newark LifeCamp at the Event's 2017 Revival

Far Hills, NJ - The Board of Directors of the Mars Essex Horse Trials, Inc. (Essex) is pleased to announce that, as competition re-commences at this iconic area Event next year, proceeds will directly benefit Greater Newark LifeCamp – providing an enriching day camp experience for approximately 300 Newark-area youths, per day, for six weeks during the months of July and August.

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