Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race

Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race The Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race is the first side saddle-only race to be held in the United States.

Save the date for our 3rd annual wine tasting event and join us at Greenhill Winery & Vineyards on Sunday April 9th in M...
02/10/2017

Save the date for our 3rd annual wine tasting event and join us at Greenhill Winery & Vineyards on Sunday April 9th in Middleburg, VA from 3:00 until 6:00 pm at the Manor House.

Invitations with a link to purchase tickets will soon be posted. This year's wine tasting will feature a silent auction & raffle prizes.

Contact wine tasting co-chairs Robin Somers-Strom and Anne D'Ignazio if you would like more information or to make a donation!

12/06/2016
Dublin Horse Show

Congratulations to the Irish ladies on their first ever side saddle race!

Join Tom Freyne at the Lisronagh Point-To-Point for the first ever Ladies Side Saddle Race to be run in Ireland, thirteen brave ladies came under starters orders for the mile and a quarter race, we chatted to some of the riders before the contest and had a word with the winning rider, Amelia Turner.

Join us on Sat August 13th beginning at 2 pm as we celebrate Dr. Mary Musheno's high point US rider score for 2016. A wo...
07/29/2016

Join us on Sat August 13th beginning at 2 pm as we celebrate Dr. Mary Musheno's high point US rider score for 2016. A women in racing round tack discussion will follow. Middy N' Me will host a trunk show and the new Side Saddle Cafe in Middleburg will have have snacks on hand to pair with Greenhill Winery & Vineyard sparkling wine! Registration details are listed below.

It was an honor to attend today's 20th Annual Meeting & Tourism Awards ceremony. Our 2015 inaugural side saddle race cam...
05/03/2016

It was an honor to attend today's 20th Annual Meeting & Tourism Awards ceremony. Our 2015 inaugural side saddle race came in 2nd place for event of the year. Devon and I can't thank Michael O'Connor enough for his amazing support!

Registration is now open for our August 13 2016 Oehme van Sweden perpetual trophy presentation, racing round table, trun...
05/02/2016

Registration is now open for our August 13 2016 Oehme van Sweden perpetual trophy presentation, racing round table, trunk show & luncheon. Please contact NSLM for tickets and consider becoming a member to qualify for discounts to this event and others throughout the year.

More fab coverage from our friends at CFLBD!http://chasingafox.com/oh-what-a-weekend/
04/26/2016
OH, WHAT A WEEKEND!

More fab coverage from our friends at CFLBD!

http://chasingafox.com/oh-what-a-weekend/

Our adventure began when we arrived at our gracious host’s farm. (Who just happens to be a Master of the Loudoun Fairfax Hunt) We were led down to this fabulous little cabin that they…

Thank you Martha Drum & Covertside for a great article about the race!
04/23/2016
Side Saddle Invitational Thrills at Loudoun Point to Point

Thank you Martha Drum & Covertside for a great article about the race!

Side Saddle Invitational Thrills at Loudoun Point to Point Details Martha Drum On Sunday, April 17th, the second annual Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Races kicked off the Loudoun Hunt Point to Point card at historic Oatlands Plantation, near Leesburg, Virginia. Run under…

Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race's cover photo
04/21/2016

Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race's cover photo

Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race's cover photo
04/18/2016

Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race's cover photo

04/18/2016

From Central Entry: results from yesterday's chase at Oatlands (distances corrected)

Exhibition Race Jumping Div. The Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race About [2 miles] on the Turf
Order Horse Wgt Rider Owner Trainer Purse
1 Fort Henry (Ire) Susan Oakes Stephanie Boyer Stephanie Boyer
2 King Of Hearts Devon Zebrovious Cherry Blossom Farm LLC George Kuk
3 Tango Maureen Britell Maureen Britell Pam Wooley
4 Patrick Sarah O'Halloran Dr. and Mrs. Peter O'Halloran Sarah O'Halloran
5 Good Friday Wyatt Amber Asbell-Jackson Betty Alexander Betty Alexander
6 Little Lady Amy Magee Amy Magee Amy Magee
7 Always Elegant Dillyn Ketterman Millnick Ketterman's Jewelers Jackie Ketterman McClintic
8 Waffles Christina Mulqueen Christina Mulqueen Christina Mulqueen
Fort Henry was on the pace throughout the race, pulled away from the others the second time around and won as his rider pleased.
Winning Margin: 25 Winning Time: 4:08 Turf: firm
Fort Henry (Ire), b. g. 2001, by Zaffaran out of You Name It (Ire), by Le Moss (Ire). Bred by R. K. Watson (Ire)

Exhibition Race - Flat Division The Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race About [1] mile on the Turf
Order Horse Wgt Rider Owner Trainer Purse
1 Figure It Out Cathi Groves Christina Mulqueen Christina Mulqueen
2 Brum Brum Boy Mary Musheno Mr. and Mrs. Stephen K. Grove Cathi M. Grove
3 Zorro Wendy Andrews Wendy Andrews Wendy Andrews
4 Duke Pam Wooley Pam Wooley Pam Wooley
LR Bartender Amy Wodaski Annmari Ingersoll Christina Mulqueen
OC Noble Robin Somers-Strom Mr. & Mrs. Eric Strom Mr. & Mrs. Eric Strom
OC Reddington Bernadette Boland Bernadette Boland Bernadette Boland
Reddington crossed the finish line first but was disqualified for going off course. Noble finished third but was disqualified for going off course.
Winning Margin: Winning Time: 1:49 4/5 Turf: firm
Figure It Out, ch. g. 2009

More amazing awards! Greenhill Winery & Vineyards is our sponsor of the prize ribbons and the BTO ribbon for both chases...
04/14/2016

More amazing awards! Greenhill Winery & Vineyards is our sponsor of the prize ribbons and the BTO ribbon for both chases. Look for the Greenhill banner on the coop jump close to the finish line. This year they will also present our winning rider & horse with this lovely cooler!

Highlighting a very special award for Sunday's race; Susan Oakes has donated a custom-created hunt whip which includes a...
04/14/2016

Highlighting a very special award for Sunday's race; Susan Oakes has donated a custom-created hunt whip which includes an engraved sterling collar bearing the name of our Chase! To be awarded to the highest scoring rider non-first place rider who is a member in good standing of a recognized US hunt. A heirloom piece!

Devon Zebrovious and Maggie Johnston are thrilled to announce their partnership with The National Sporting Library; join...
04/13/2016

Devon Zebrovious and Maggie Johnston are thrilled to announce their partnership with The National Sporting Library; join us on Saturday August 13th from 2-4 pm for our perpetual award presentation and a racing round table discussion. The intermission will include refreshments from Fields of Athenry Farm & a trunk show featuring Middy n' Me attire.

The National Sporting Library & Museum in Middleburg, VA has issued a Press Release for the August 13th Side Saddle Chas...
04/13/2016

The National Sporting Library & Museum in Middleburg, VA has issued a Press Release for the August 13th Side Saddle Chase overall rider award & round table event. We hope to see everyone there!

Another blog post from one of our sponsors, CFLBD, about one of our fantastic lady race riders, Pam Woolley!
04/13/2016
Chasing a Fox in a Little Black Dress

Another blog post from one of our sponsors, CFLBD, about one of our fantastic lady race riders, Pam Woolley!

We just can't get enough of these ladies. The Loudoun Point to Point is going to BE the place to be this weekend! Perfect weather and fabulous Jockeys showing us all how it's done! Today we would like to introduce you to another one of the fabulous ladies - Pam Woolley Pam rocking her beautiful smile So, Pam, inquiring minds want to know........ [ 323 more words. ]

http://chasingafox.com/a-sideways-glance-at-the-paddock-part-ii-oatlands/

Chasing a Fox in a Little Black Dress' latest blog article featuring Dillyn Ketterman Millnick. Five days to go before D...
04/13/2016
A SIDEWAYS GLANCE AT THE PADDOCK PART I – OATLANDS

Chasing a Fox in a Little Black Dress' latest blog article featuring Dillyn Ketterman Millnick. Five days to go before Dillyn and 15 other ladies will meet at Oatlands for our 2nd annual Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race! The jumping division begins at 12:00 noon followed by the flat division at 12:30. We hope you will join us!

http://chasingafox.com/a-sideways-glance-at-the-paddock-part-i-oatlands/

We are proud to continue our rider interviews with the new ladies that have been added to the Oatlands race card. The Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race will be run on S…

04/11/2016

The weather.com forecast for zip code 20175/Leesburg Virginia USA this week. If this holds true we will again have amazing weather for our side saddle chase. Sunday is our race day:

WednesdaySunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 39.
ThursdaySunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday NightMostly clear, with a low around 40.
FridaySunny, with a high near 62.
Friday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 41.
SaturdayMostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 45.
SundayMostly sunny, with a high near 68.

With exactly one week to go we want to give a big "THANK YOU" to our sponsors Chasing a Fox in a Little Black Dress & Mi...
04/10/2016
LET ME JUST GET TO THE POINT, THE POINT-TO-POINT THAT IS!

With exactly one week to go we want to give a big "THANK YOU" to our sponsors Chasing a Fox in a Little Black Dress & Middy n' Me or sending out the race card entries. They will join us at the Loudoun Point to Point Races on Sunday April 17th then again at The National Sporting Library on August 13th for the season-end awards ceremony & roundtable presentation.

Here is their link:
http://chasingafox.com/let-me-just-get-to-the-point-the-point-to-point-that-is/

And the entries are...

The jump chase:

SARAH O'HALLORAN on PATRICK
DILLYN KETTERMAN MILLNICK on ALWAYS ELEGANT
CHRISTINA MULQUEEN on WAFFLES
DEVON ZEBROVIOUS on KING OF HEARTS
AMBER ASBELL-JACKSON on GOOD FRIDAY WYATT
SUSAN OAKES on FORT HENRY
AMY MAGEE on LITTLE LADY
MAUREEN BRITELL on TANGO

The flat chase:

BERNADETTE BOLAND on REDDINGTON
CATHI GROVE on FIGURE IT OUT
ROBIN SOMERS-STROM on NOBLE
WENDY ANDREWS on ZORRO
PAM WOOLLEY on DUKE
AMY WODOSKI on BARTENDER
MARY MUSHENO on BRUM BRUM BOY
ANNE SITTMANN on MONEYTRAIN

I'll be riding Paddy Mac as a mounted crowd control volunteer and our lovely ambassador Hayley Rees and her grandmother Donna Poe will again greet race guests and pose for photos.

Lisa Delplace, CEO of Oehme, van Sweden \ OVS and perpetual trophy sponsor, will join us under the tent at the mansion for our awards presentation ceremony. She looks forward to meeting everyone and watching the races.

Amy Magee ready to go Here we go again! When we signed on for our first race in the series we had no idea what was to come. There are three races in the series; the first was the …

04/08/2016
Loudoun Hunt Point to Point Side Saddle - MiddleburgPhoto

Middleburg Photo created this amazing video featuring our 2015 chase at Oatlands in Leesburg, VA. They will follow us again next week on Sunday April 17th starting at 12:00 noon for the 50th running of the Loudoun Fairfax Hunt Point to Point races. We hope you will join us!

http://www.middleburgphoto.com/HorseandHound/Spurswhipsandhardhats/Loudoun-Hunt-Point-to-Point/

Photographing life in the Virginia Piedmont, Middleburg Photo specializes in wedding, senior and family portraits and equestrian sports.

For those interested in learning more about steeplechasing, the National Steeplechase Association is hosting a free info...
04/04/2016
National Steeplechase Association

For those interested in learning more about steeplechasing, the National Steeplechase Association is hosting a free informational symposium and sale this Saturday at Great Meadow in The Plains, VA. For more info, see www.nationalsteeplechase.com.

The Governing Body of Jump Racing in America

A sneak peek at our Oehme, van Sweden sterling silver Tiffany's perpetual side saddle chase trophy during this morning's...
04/03/2016

A sneak peek at our Oehme, van Sweden sterling silver Tiffany's perpetual side saddle chase trophy during this morning's photo shoot at the National Sporting Library & Museum. We can't thank Middleburg Photo enough for today's pictures. Information about our summer/fall event will be out very soon!

Getting ready race-day ready! We set up 2/3 of the timber fence Tim Colgan built & delivered today. It's brilliant and w...
04/02/2016

Getting ready race-day ready! We set up 2/3 of the timber fence Tim Colgan built & delivered today. It's brilliant and will work perfectly at Oatlands then later for Loudoun Fairfax's spring Hunter Pace.

03/30/2016
Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race

Watch and learn from a champion rider & horse. Listen with the volume up! Congrats to Susan Oakes on her win at Cheshire in PA.

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Ok everyone take a moment and watch this with the sound turned way up! Susan Oakes at the Cheshire races on Sunday winning the side saddle race. Her comment "what a little horse" couldn't be more appropriate. A true learning moment from a champion. Well done!!!

03/30/2016
The Mrs. Miles Valentine Memorial Side Saddle Race 2016

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Ok everyone take a moment and watch this with the sound turned way up! Susan Oakes at the Cheshire races on Sunday winning the side saddle race. Her comment "what a little horse" couldn't be more appropriate. A true learning moment from a champion. Well done!!!

Mr. Stewart's Cheshire Foxhounds Point To Point 3/27/16 Winner Susan Oaks aboard Fort Henry (IRE) owned and trained by Stephanie Boyer

03/30/2016

We are only a few weeks away from the race at Oatlands on April 17th! The jumping section will go at 12 noon sharp, and will be 2 miles long with 6 fences. The flat section will be at 12:30 pm, and will be 1+ mile long. A lot of the riders had a good prep at Cheshire last weekend, and the others are busy gearing up to race. We are looking forward to seeing all our supporters on race day, so make plans now to arrive early, as you won't want to miss the ladies go galloping by!

03/28/2016

The results from yesterday's race at Cheshire are official. Congratulations to all!
1st - Susan Oakes - Fort Henry
2nd - Mary Musheno - Lucky to have Him
3rd - Bernadette Boland - King of Hearts
4th - Maureen Britell - Tango
5th - Devon Zebrovious - Handsome Is
6th - Sarah O 'Halloran - Patrick
7th - Julie Nafe - Madame Belvedere
8th - Jennifer Kobilinski - Penny
9th - Amy Jo Magee - Little Lady
10th - Christina Mulqueen - Waffles
11th - Becca Barker - Shiloh

Feel free to tag yourself! Cheshire Point to Point Races sidesaddle photos are up.
03/28/2016

Feel free to tag yourself! Cheshire Point to Point Races sidesaddle photos are up.

Thank you Covertside for posting the side saddle race info from the Cheshire Point to Point Races side saddle race!https...
03/27/2016

Thank you Covertside for posting the side saddle race info from the Cheshire Point to Point Races side saddle race!


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Victor Susan Oakes, of Ireland, holds the winner's cooler surrounded by her sporting rivals following the inaugural Mrs. Miles B. Valentine Memorial Sidesaddle race, part of today's card at Cheshire Point to Point Races. Two more contests for ladies racing aside take place this spring as part of an emerging circuit: Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Race at the Loudoun Point to Point in Leesburg, Virginia on April 17th, and the Ladies Side Saddle Race at High Hope Steeplechase in Lexington, Kentucky on May 22nd. Photo courtesy of Rob Johnston.

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