Special Events

You don't have to be a rider to enjoy GMHA!

Check out our upcoming social events with fabulous equestrian entertainment:

Team Jumper Challenge & Lobster Bake (July 9, 2015)

Exciting Team Jumping competition with a ringside Lobster Bake. What's not to like? Purchase your tickets early!

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2014 Team Jumper ChallengeJoin us for the seventh annual Team Jumper Challenge and Lobster Bake! How can you go wrong with an evening of jumping and lobsters? Don't miss out on this rider and spectator favorite!

  • $500 2’6” Team Jumper Challenge- Open to teams of 3 or 4 junior and adult amateur riders
  • $800 3’ Team Jumper Challenge- Open to teams of 3 or 4 with no more than one professional rider
  • $800 3’6” Team Jumper Challenge- Open to teams of any 3 or 4 riders

The excitement begins with the 2’6” division, and builds to the 3’6” team competition, which will be held during the ringside lobster bake. We also offer a non-lobster BBQ dinner option. Tickets are available to the public- all are invited to enjoy this special event. Come out and see which teams will take home the prize money and bragging rights for 2015!

Musical Freestyles Party (July 26, 2015)

Celebrate Dressage Days in style. Open to all!

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Come for Dressage Days, stay for the party! Join us on Saturday afternoon to watch the Musical Freestyle performances and enjoy appetizers, wine, beer, and ice cream. Plan to BYO favorite cocktails.

Derby Day & Tailgating (August 14, 2015)

Hunter Derbies, Equitation Derbies, Doggy Derby. Plus ringside tailgating!

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Join us for the annual Derby Day & Tailgating Party!

  • 2'6" Jr/Adult Equitation Derby
  • $500 2'6" Jr/Adult Hunter Derby
  • $300 3' Jr/Adult Equitation Derby
  • $500 3' Hunter Derby

Come on out and grab a FREE ringside tailgating spot! Bring your friends, food, and beverages and enjoy a great evening of competition at GMHA. Tailgaters welcome anytime from noon to 7pm and beyond- check out the schedule for details.

When the horses finish, the derby course will go to the dogs! Come check out the 2nd Annual Doggy Derby- open to all.

 

"Long Timers" Reunion (TBA)

A chance for members and former members to gather at GMHA and celebrate the "old days".

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The Second Annual

GMHA REUNION OF FRIENDS

In 2013, a group of longtime GMHA members conceived, planned and hosted a gathering to bring together longtime supporters and members past and present. This reunion was an outstanding success! Over 60 people attended, and thoroughly enjoyed rekindling old friendships, making new acquaintances, and reminiscing about the ‘good old days’. Stories were shared over platters of cheese and wine. The room rang with laughter creating an informal and welcoming atmosphere.

This year, the reunion is planned to coincide with the final day of the historical 100-mile ride. Those who would like to come early and celebrate the success of these modern-day heroes during the 100-mile mounted awards are welcome to gather on the deck by 2:30pm.

Are you an older GMHA member who would like to reconnect?

Maybe you are a current member who would like to hear stories from the past?

Or do you know any older folk who were once active at GMHA?

Immediately following the 100-mile presentations, please join us to enjoy the reunion in the GMHA Youth Center from 4pm – 6pm on Sunday August 31st. Watch the oral histories recorded last year by GMHA members, enjoy a golf cart ride around the site, or just enjoy light refreshments while socializing with old friends.

And if you have items, such as old photos or newspaper cuttings please bring them along to share – GMHA is built on your memories! Call/email to confirm you will join us!

GMHA Reunion of Friends Committee

Frederica (Maher) Steinberg (802) 484-5509 fredericas38@gmail.com.

Barbara Gerstner (802) 484-3747 barbara.d.gerstner@dartmouth.edu.

 

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