Category Archives for "News & Updates"

Sep 05

Upcoming Horsemanship Clinic

By neec | Horsemanship , News & Updates

Attention All!

Dana Hall School will be hosting a horsemanship clinic on Monday October 9 (Columbus Day) from 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Clinicians to include Backstretch Veterinary, dentist Gary Saccocia, masseuse Sue Perry and farrier Neo Ruiz. Snacks and lunch to be provided.

Please contact Carly Corbacho at carly.corbacho@danahall.org or at 339-225-0419 to sign up or for more information.

Tickets $30 per person.

Jun 27

The Joe Medico NEEC Grant

By neec | News & Updates

The Joe Medico 2017

New England Equitation Championship Grant

Sponsored by JR Hudson Horse Transportation

Joe Medico, was a driver for JR Hudson Horse Transportation for over twenty years and he passed away this April.   Joe always had a smile on his face and was the first to lend a helping hand.  To commemorate his dedication to the NE horse world JR Hudson Horse Transportation is sponsoring two grants of $1250 each. These grants will go to qualified NE Junior Medal riders who demonstrate a financial need in order to participate in the NEHC Championships.

Guidelines:

  • This grant would provide financial assistance to two (2) NEHC Junior Medal qualifiers.  A.) $535. for entries and one stall. B.) Stipend of $715. to cover horse transportation and other related expenses to compete in the NEHC Championships.
  • Riders who are qualified to compete in the NEHC Championships must apply by September 1.  Go to newenglandequitation.com
  • After thorough review, the Joe Medico Grant Committee will award riders based upon the required essay which will be comprised of two parts. The first part of the essay will ask the applicant to state why the NE Equitation Championships is important to them.  The second part will ask for a description of the applicant’s basis for financial need.
  • Riders who receive grant cannot apply in future years.

Submit your application here

 

Jun 22

Become a Challenge of the States Title Sponsor

By neec | News & Updates

This year we are celebrating the 20th year of the The Challenge of the States Competition!! COS is unique to the New England Equitation Championships and is truly the highlight of the weekend! We are looking for a new title sponsor for the competition. Please contact Jacquie or Tobi for more info!

THE CHALLENGE OF THE STATES COMPETITION IS OPEN TO JUNIOR RIDERS, WHO WILL REPRESENT THEIR STATES, WITH THE TOP SIX SCORES FROM THE OPEN EQUITATION CLASSES. THE TOP FIVE RIDERS WITH THE HIGHEST SCORES WILL RIDE AND THE SIXTH HIGHEST SCORE WILL BE THE CHEF D’EQUIPE. TEAMS MAY DRESS UP THEIR RIDERS AND HORSES IN COSTUME. TRAINERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY ASPECT OF THE COMPETITION. THIS UNIQUE AND FUN PORTION OF NEEC IS THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEKEND FOR JUNIORS AND SPECTATORS ALIKE.

 

Sponsorship Cost: 4,000

  • Naming rights to the Challenge of the States Competition which will be continuously announced throughout the entire event
  • Corporate banner displayed in arena
  • Sponsorship recognition in the NEEC Official Program
  • Full page advertisement in Official Program
  • Recognition on the NE Equitation Website Sponsor Page
Jun 14

Available 2017 Sponsorships

By neec | News & Updates

There’s still time to be a 2017 New England Finals sponsor! Below is a list of our remaining available sponsorships. Make sure to contact Jacquie Maggiore or Tobi Stall if you are interested in becoming a NEEC sponsor!

Available Sponsorships

  • Maine COS Team Gift – $250
  • Challenge of the States Flowers- $300
  • Open Equitation 18-21 – $300
  • Open Equitation 22-27 – $300
  • Open Equitation 28-45 – $300
  • Adult 18-21 Medal Cooler – $350
  • Sun Spot Curtin – $500
  • Maine COS Team Sponsor – $650
  • Warm Up Ring #2 Sponsor – $1000
  • Talent Platform Commentators – $2000
  • Challenge of the States – $4000
May 25

New On-Line Entry Platform

By admin | News & Updates

The 2017 New England Equitation Championship Horse Show will use the Show Management System On-Line Entry Platform to accept electronic entries for this year’s competition. This service is billed as part of your office fee and we encourage you to use the Show Management System platform. Exhibitors will be able to enter the show electronically as well as view their bills online. To submit entries or learn more about the electronic entry process, please visit entries.showmanagementsystem.com.

May 03

New Adult Age Groups

By admin | News & Updates

As previously announced, the adult division will have 4 age groups this year instead of 3. The age groups will be broken down as the following:

Class 1: 46+
Class 2: 28-45
Class 3: 22-27
Class 4: 18-21

Class 1 and Class 2 will be held on Wednesday, October 18th and Class 3 and Class 4 will be held on Thursday, October 19th. Riders may only move up in age group eligibility. If you have any questions regarding previous winners’ eligibility please contact Cookie DeSimone or Amy Eidson.

Apr 23

Book Your Hotel Today!

By admin | News & Updates

It may only be April but it’s never too early to book your room for this year’s New England Finals! You can now book your hotel room at the Springfield Marriott with our special group rate. Make sure to make your reservation before September 25th to receive the NEEC discount. Visit our accommodations page on our website for more info and additional hotel recommendations.

List of Additional Accommodations
Springfield Marriott Group Rate
Mar 13

Grants For Horsemanship Educational Clinics!

By admin | News & Updates

This year NEEC is offering funding for a limited number of horsemanship clinics! NEEC is committed to the education of young riders as they grow with their horses. For that purpose, NEEC will grant a percentage of funding to assist organizations in putting on Horsemanship clinics, at their farm, event, or school. If you are interested in hosting a clinic please fill out the horsemanship clinic form, accessible by the below link, to apply for funding. Please send all application forms to Cookie DeSimone

Horsemanship Clinic Form

Mar 01

New Adult Divisions

By admin | News & Updates

ATTENTION ALL ADULTS!

This year, we will splitting the adult divisions into four age groups. There will be 2 younger groups who will show on Wednesday, and 2 older groups who will show on Thursday. In addition, we are adding an overall Grand Adult Championship class, which will be held on Thursday and will consist of the champion and reserve champion of each of the 4 divisions. The official age brackets for each group will be announced later this spring.

 

Mar 01

Welcome To NEEC News & Updates

By admin | News & Updates

Welcome to the New England Equitation Championships’ News & Updates blog! Here, you can find all announcements for the upcoming 42nd New England Finals. Make sure to check back to stay up-to-date with all of this years’ exciting changes.

As our first big announcement, we are proud to let everyone know that we are now categorized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Stay tuned for more updates to come!