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.