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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.