Our 4th annual Trail Ride and Lunch will take place on Sunday, October 6, 2019. REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
The carriage roads of Rockefeller State Park Preserve were designed for horses and preserving that tradition was the inspiration for our annual ride. With a new course every year, riders can go at their own pace, enjoying the sights and sounds of the Preserve, before ending the day with a delicious catered lunch. As always, the lunch is open to non-riders and the community is welcome! A truly unique way to experience Rockwood Hall, enjoy a buffet, the view and the horses! We will once again we will feature raffle prizes and surprise gifts, everyone has a chance to win!
All proceeds from this event go towards carriage road maintenance.
FREE GIFT TO THE FIRST 20 PEOPLE TO REGISTER!
Early Registration: $50 : now through 9/21/19
Registration: $60 : 9/22/19-10/4/19
Day of Registration: $80
Riders: Included in registration
Lunch for Non-riders: $25
Lunch, Day of: $30
Prefer to mail in your registration? Download the registration form here.
Parking: NEW PARKING, GRASS FIELD, ROUGH MOWED. See Map
Rockwood Rd., Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591. GPS Coordinates, and then follow attendants directions to park.
If you are traveling north on Rt. 9, it will be a left hand turn, approximately 1 mile after you pass Phelps Hospital. Look for the small Stone Gate House, that is where you will turn.
If you are traveling south on Rt. 9, it will be a right hand turn, approximately .5 mile after you pass the Sleepy Hollow Country Club. Look for the Stone Gate House, that is where you will turn.
Lunch: 12pm-2:30pm Lunch is included in the rider registration fee. Lunch is open to the public and all are welcome. If you are joining us just for lunch, tickets can be purchased in advance, or the day of.
Course Map TBD
Welcome, Announcements & Prizes Awarded: 1:30-2pm
There are sections with 2 way horse traffic and you MUST walk in designated areas.
Riders must ask permission before passing another horse, please do so courteously and cautiously.
We ask for your cooperation in leaving dogs at home for this event.
Water is not available. Please bring water and buckets.
Riders are responsible for cleaning up manure and hay from the area around their trailer.
Proof of negative coggins must be submitted in advance (my mail or email) or presented at registration the morning of.
An ASTM/SEI helmet is required for all riders. No exceptions.
FRSPP reserves the right to change the details of the event, including delaying, cancelling or suspending the event due to inclement weather or other potential safety risks. Participants must retire from the course if ordered to do so by event officials, medical staff or any governmental authority, including firefighters and police officers.
Poker & Rider Prizes: Prizes announced between 1:30 and 2.
Thank you to co-chairs Lynn Lucas and Debbie Homer, and our dedicated A&G Committee - Pat Jones, Clare Pierson, Herb and Evelyn Hadad, Joanne Henry and Jessika Creedon. And especially our dedicated volunteers!
RAFFLE TICKETS! $10/ticket or 3 for $25
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase. You do not need to be present to win.
Would you like to advertise in the event Journal or donate a Raffle Prize? Please contact email@example.com for more information.
We would also like to thank our 2018 supporters – Le Jardin Du Roi, Aardvark Pet Supplies, Agriventures Agway, Best Wine Purveyors, Bosco John Company, CHG Wealth Consulting Group, Connecticut Equine Therapy, Crabtree’s Kittle House, Desires by Mikolay, Eve Bucca, Feed Barn of Brewser, Good Food Briarcliff, Good Reasons, Hawthorne Wine & Spirits, Hudson Valley Writers Center, Jeff Studer Lawn Irrogation, Mikey Mac, Pub Street, Silvio’s Restaurant & Pizzeria, Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, The Care of Trees, Valhalla Garden Center, Horse Connection, Truck, Beech Hill Farm and Fox Hill Farms. We would also like to recognize Phelps Hospital and the Briarcliff Volunteer Ambulance for their donation of onsite personnel and equipment – ensuring the safety of all riders and Regeneron for the use of their parking lot.