2017 Eventing & Dressage Horse Shows

Horse Shows That Are Exciting And Fun

As our riders progress, they have the opportunity to participate in our monthly Dressage & Eventing shows, which are open to outside riders as well. We have a beautiful countryside USCTA recognized Cross Country course with a warm-up ring, 2 Dressage rings, and a large jumping ring for stadium jumping. All our stadium courses are different for every show.

2017 Show Dates:

Show Dates Judges Closing Reg Dates
February 19, 2017 (Dresage Only) – Cancelled TBA February 13
March 19 (Dressage Only) – Cancelled TBA March 12
April 30 (All divisions) TBA April 20
May 21 (All divisions) TBA May 14
June 25 (All divisions) – See Show Results Pat Piccillo June 18
July 16 (All divisions) – Canceled TBA July 9
August 20 (All divisions) TBA August 13
September 17 (All divisions) TBA September 10
October 22 (All divisions) TBA  October 15
November 12 (All divisions) – Cancelled Cancelled  November 5
Winter Indoor Shows? TBA  TBA

Entry & Show Information

In order to make the entry process for our schooling event competitions as painless as possible, please adhere to the following:


    • Download show entry form. download (PDF)
    • Fill out the classes or division you are entering.
    • Include a check made out to Oxbow Stables, Inc. to cover entry and horse fees. Credit cards are also accepted. You may keep a credit card on file, if you wish.
    • Indicate any special requests, i.e. early or late times. We will do whatever we can to accommodate your needs.

Entry must be signed, include Coggins within 12 months and full payment to Oxbow Stables, Inc. Entries may be mailed, faxed or emailed and must be received by closing date with payment. Credit cards accepted. Entries received after the CD will incur a $25 late fee. $45 late fee for entries after times are scheduled. $10 office fee for changes made after CD. Non-negotiable check will void entry and incur a $35 fee. $25 grounds fee for non-competing horses. Must fill out entry form & supply current Coggins. $30 lost pinney fee.

Any dressage test may be ridden as a “Fix-A-Test,” Fee: $65. 2nd CT entered is $35 and ridden HC. Clear Round Jumping: 1st round: $20, 2nd round: $5; with CT entry: 1st round: $10, 2nd round: $5. Scheduled at end of division. Please pre-register. April show – CT at all levels. Cross Country Schooling: $40 horse/rider combination. Weather permitting.

Refund Policy

Refund less $20 office fee given for cancellations before the closing date. No refunds will be given after the closing date. Credit for another Oxbow show will be given with vet or medical certificate.


Day stall fee: $35, Night stall fee: $50. Horses must have own water bucket, feed and hay. Bedding provided. Stall doors provided.


Prize and ribbons per class. (Minimum 3 entrants). Special Awards to be announced.

Starting Times:

Available Friday prior to show at 973-209-8902. Include legible email to receive ride times by email.

Other information

There is Food & Drinks available for purchase. Safety vests required for Cross Country eventing. Medical armbands required for XC & SJ, No dogs please. Approved ASTM/SEI headgear with properly fitted harness required when mounted.USDF and USEA tests in small arena where indicated. Training tests may be in small arena. Footing: stone dust with rubber. Management reserves the right to cancel, combine or add classes and/or judges if entries warrant. Indicate Jr/Sr. on entry. Please state any special requests on entry: trailering with another competitor, riding multiple horses, specific times, etc.


Dressage Classes:

(Fee: $35 per class)

* Please state level: Starter horse or rider or Open or Green
** Please state level.


Combined Test & Horse Trials:

Division Combined Test Horse Trials Dressage Cross Country Show Jumping
Intro $45 $60 Intro. Test A 12″ (No Time) Cross Rails (No Time)
Elementary $45 $60 Intro. Test B 18″ (No Time) 18″ (No Time)
Elem./Pre-Starter ~ $70 Intro. Test C Pre·Starter Course Elementary Course
Pre-Starter $50 $75 Intro. Test C 2′ (Time Limit Only) 2′ (Time Limit Only)
Pre-Starter/Starter ~ $75 Beg. Nov. Test A Pre-Starter Course Starter Course
Starter $50 $80 Beg. Nov.. Test A 2’3″,300 mpm 2’3″,275 mpm
Starter/Beg. Novice ~ $80 Beg. Nov. Test B Starter Course Beg. Novice Course
Beginner Novice $55 $90 Beg. Nov.. Test B 2’7″, 325 mpm 2’7″, 300 mpm
Beg. Novice/Novice ~ $90 Novice Test A Beg. Novice Course Novice Course
Novice $55 $95 Novice Test A 2’11”, 350 mpm 2’11”, 320 mpm
Novice/Training ~ $95 Training Test A Novice Course Training Course
Training CT $60 ~ Training Test A N/A 3’3″, 325 mpm
Preliminary CT $60 ~ Prelim. Test A N/A 3’7″, 325 mpm
West. Intro. CT $60 ~ West. Intro. T1 Obstacles in Ring N/A
West. Starter CT $70 ~ West. Basic T1 Obstacles outside Ring N/A
West. Novice CT $80 ~ West. Basic T3 Obstacles on XC N/A
Lead line $15/class ~ 31A. Walk 31B. Walk/Trot 32C. W/T/XR
Short Stirrup $20/class ~ 32A. Walk/Trot 32B. W/T/half Seat 32C. Low X Rails

Show Entry Download Form (PDF)

Questions are welcome anytime, please call Tara 973-903-3722 or Contact Us

Oxbow Year End Awards

  • Dressage Achievement Ribbons are awarded to those riders earning 65% or higher.
  • Eventing Achievement Ribbons are awarded to those riders earning 35% or lower in dressage.
  • Dressage High Score Awards will be awarded to riders in Starter Walk/Trot, Starter Walk/Trot/Canter, Training and First Level.
  • Eventing High Score Awards will be awarded to riders at the Introductory, Elementary, Pre-Starter, Starter, Beg -Novice & Novice Levels.
  • Riders must compete in a minimum of 4 shows.
  • Equestrian of the Year. Voted on by the membership, awarded to that person who has shown the most progress in developing her/his horsemanship skills, both on and off the horse. To be chosen from those members who have earned “Equestrian of the Month”. A junior and an adult will be awarded.”

Client Testimonials

Interested in working with us? Check out some of our client testimonials below!

“Thanks so much for having the girls and me to the dinner last night. It is always one of my favorite nights of the year. I love the team work that the Saturday program cultivates, and I love watching the girls recognize the growth they’ve made year to year. It is a one of a kind program, and I know exactly how much hard work it takes to pull it off. As always, it was a night of smiles and laughter in the midst of a very long and cold winter.

Good luck with the spring season and hope to see you at one of the shows this year. “


“All of us from West Milford Equestrian Center were very happy with the organization, smooth running of the event and the great stall accommodations during the show. Each time any of us had a question, we were treated with respect and every question was answered thoroughly, politely and with a smile. We were even asked from time to time if there was anything we needed and were offered hay for our horses if needed and assistance when we were moving out on our way home.

The judge, Cheryl Ash, was a delight and since it was the first time I ever did a Fix A Test, I had no idea what to expect. What a treat!!! She was so engaging and her desire for each one of us to do our best and come away with something to work on to improve our horse and ourselves gives me the desire to ride for her again. I look forward to showing her my progress and how much her genuine desire to teach touched me. When ever it is offered, I will always take advantage of the Fix A Test.

Our group looks forward to your October 22 event and I am especially eyeing up your beginner cross country course. It looks like the perfect opportunity to have a bit of fun with my horses.”

Suzanne Wilt – West Milford Equestrian Center

“Over the past five to six years that I’ve been doing clinics at Oxbow, I have found the facility, management, the riding and the horses to continue to improve. There is an evolution to the standard of excellence that everyone at Oxbow is trying to achieve.”

Michael Page – Olympian hunt seat winner