6 Things to Do in OCTOBER
SUBMIT your application by Oct. 2 for one of two USEA Worth the Trust Scholarships: a $2,000 award for an adult amateur (age 26 or older) and a $3,000 scholarship for a young adult (age 16–25); www.useventing.com.
EXPERIENCE the world’s single largest breed show—the All American Quarter Horse Congress—Oct. 3–29, in Columbus, OH. More than 23,000 horses will compete for $3 million in cash and prizes; www.quarterhorsecongress.com.
WATCH accomplished Junior and Young Riders demonstrate their skills during the multiple phases of the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals East, Oct. 6–8, in Gladstone, NJ; www.usef.org.
SEE talented eventers tackle the cross- country course at the Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International Three- Day Event, Oct. 12– 15, in Elkton, MD. Fair Hill features a CCI** and CCI*** as well as the Young Event Horse East Coast Championships; www. fairhillinternational. com.
CHECK OUT the historic Pennsylvania National Horse Show, Oct. 12–21, in Harrisburg, PA. Highlights include the $100,000 Grand Prix de Penn National, the USEF National Hunter Seat Medal Final, a family fun day (Oct. 14) and a wide variety of shopping; www.panational.org.
CELEBRATE the 50th anniversary of the Certified Horsemanship Association during its International Conference, Oct. 26–29, in Lexington, KY. Scheduled events include mounted sessions on Midway College school horses, workshops, lectures, a silent auction and more; www.cha-ahse.org.