The Turkey Trot

ESDCTA and the Horse Park of New Jersey
Proudly Present
The 20th Annual Turkey Trot
A Benefit Fall Pleasure Ride
November 18, 2018
9:00am – 1:00pm (Rain or Shine)

Turkey Trot 2018 – results 2018-11-18

More about the Turkey Trot

Opening Date: NOVEMBER 3, 2018
Closing Date for Mail/Email Entries: NOVEMBER 11, 2018

Contact/FMI—Horse Park of NJ – a) phone (609) 259-0170, c) email:

Download the Prize List


Senior (55 years and over), Junior (18 years and under), Family (you must be related to one another), or Open (to be ridden in pairs)  (Long or Short course for each)

*New* Intro:  Open division for those who are new or whose horses are not fit enough for the longer courses.

Entries—  a) Rider (to be ridden in pairs) $45 per rider. Post Entries (entry received after Nov 11, 2018 or on competition day) $60 per rider.  d)  Entry forms available from the secretary or the Horse Park or ESDCTA’s websites.  e)  Draw checks to “Horse Park of NJ” or provide credit card information.  f)  NO FAX entries, please. Entries MUST be legible and include credit card information or check. g)  Entries MUST include current negative coggins.  $5 discount if you are an ESDCTA or Horsepark of New Jersey member.  Join today!  h) Please include your Cell phone number and carry your phones on the course in case you are lost on course and we need to contact you.

Download the 2018 entry form

COURSES— a) The short course will be about 5 miles and the long course about 6.5 miles.  The new Intro course will be 2-3 miles.  c) The courses will all start and finish from the Horse Park and will travel in and around the Horse Park and the Assunpink Wildlife Mgt. Area.

Awards— Award for first place and 8 ribbons for each division

Start Times— Competitors will receive a start time from the starter after picking up their packets.  Teams can start from 9:00-1:00 (i.e. last start time is 1:00 pm) with awards at 3:45pm. 

Directions to Horse Park of NJ  –  Follow signs to HP of NJ (white letters on brown background).  From NJ Turnpike:  follow to exit 7A.      I-195 East to exit 11 Imlaystown.  Turn left at top of ramp (North).  Follow to stop sign and turn right onto Route 524.  Horse Park is 1½ miles on left.  From Garden State Parkway:  Follow to exit 98 to I-195 West to exit 11.  Turn right at the top of the ramp (North).  Follow as above.

OTHER INFORMATION:    a)  Refunds after the closing date less $15 office fee (refund request MUST include Doctor’s note or Vet certificate), b)  Helmets are strongly recommended.  c)  Out of State horses must have a health certificate   d)  Note that there are no alcoholic beverages permitted, per Assunpink regulations  e) Show results will be posted on the websites below.  Any changes/corrections to the results must be submitted to the secretary by November 20.  The show results are final as of November 21.