News & Updates
June 9, 2015
Lucky Club member Leslie Coolidge was at the Belmont Stakes in New York on Saturday, June 6 to witness American Pharoah becoming the first horse since 1978 to win racing's Triple Crown. She reports that "It was a privilege to be at Belmont for this historic moment. The crowd reaction was pure delight. Special moments were Victor Espinoza and the outrider bringing Pharoah past the grandstand for a victory lap; the heads of all three tracks presenting the Triple Crown trophy and a placard with American Pharoah's name being immediately placed on the infield ...keep reading
June 8, 2015
Pony Club is running Summer Camp this week, June 7 -12 in the Barrington Hills Park District's Riding Center. Please refer to the Barrington Hills Park District website at bhillsparkd.org for information on the specific days and times that the outdoor arena or indoor arena at the Riding Center is reserved.
June 4, 2015
The new 4.5 mile horse trail in Woodstock was opened today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Several McHenry County Board members; the County Board administrator; McHenry County Conservation District Board members; and a representative from Pam Althoff's office were in attendance as Executive Director of MCCD Elizabeth Kessler and MCCD Board President Dave Brandt opened the trail. The new public horse trail was opened as the result of three years of coordinated efforts, fundraising and advocacy on the part of the Equestrian Coalition of McHenry County. The Riding ...keep reading