November News


As the colder weather approaches, NCH is gearing up for another busy season!  Congratulations to the NCH IEA Team, having 3 successful shows in October!!  More to come in the next few months!!

NCH Horse Show Awards Party!!!!

**Sunday, November 15 at 4:00pm at Harvey's in Saratoga Springs.  Please send your RSVP ASAP!!!!  Payments are due by November 10.  If you or your child participated in any of the 4NCH home shows this year, and you didn't receive an evite, please email me ASAP for details.  NCH will be giving numerous awards and recognitions to riders of all ages and abilities!  


*November is a month of giving, so in order to "buy" back your stirrups, riders can bring in non-perishable food items to be donated to the Franklin Community Center.

IEA riders can "buy" back their stirrups by bringing in items to be donated to the animal shelter.  

Tastefully Simple!!  I am hosting a Tastefully Simple Party this Sunday, at 4:00pm.  All are invited to attend or order online.  40% of the sales will be donated to the IEA Team.  A great opportunity to start your holiday shopping or get ready to entertain!  order online at:

As the temperature is dropping, please remember to dress your children accordingly, layers, hats, gloves and hand warmers!  Its always colder at the barn than it is at your house!  ;)

Please confirm your lesson through the rest of the year.  With the busy holiday season, please give at least 24 hour notice when you are unable to attend your lesson.

Important dates:

October 31 * lessons as usual * IEA Spooktacular practice starts at 1:30

November 1 * No stirrup November starts * Tastefully Simple party @ 6 Fredrick Drive, Saratoga Springs

November 11 * Veteran's Day * No School, lessons available

November 15 * Awards party!!

November 26 * Thanksgiving Day, NO lessons

December 20 * Deck the Stalls!!!

December 24-25 * No lessons

December 31, January 1 * No lessons

January TBA * NCH holiday Bowling Party


Riders must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to lesson time for grooming and tacking

24 Hour cancellation policy to avoid paying for missed lesson and/or loosing weekly lesson time

ALL lessons must be scheduled and cancelled with Allie via text, email or call.  518-858-5472  or

All riders are expected to clean up after themselves and their horse after lessons or riding.  Tack put away, wash stalls cleaned, and blankets put on horse.

Lesson payments are due at time of lesson to avoid late fees.  Secure payment box in the office, we accept cash, checks and credit cards.  Late fees will be charged for late payments for lessons, board and leases.  Square invoices are sent for unpaid bills

**Lesson packages make a great gift for the holidays!!  Gift certificates available!

**Horse leases are available on a month to month basis, full or half leases available

**Fall vaccine time!!  owners, please leave a check in the box for Upstate Equine, $64

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Happy Riding!!