Red Hills Horse Trials in Tallahassee, FL Fun For The Whole Family!
The first weekend in March is an exciting time for Tallahassee residents and for good reason! In addition to beautiful Spring weather in Tallahassee, FL making way for longer days, children are anxiously awaiting the arrival of spring break. Tallahassee, FL equestrians are also preparing to host the Red Hills Horse Trials once again. The 2016 equestrian event occurs from March 11th through the 13th at Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park, and this year promises to be one of the most exciting since the trials began more than 15 years ago.
The type of competitions you will see at the event include Dressage, Cross Country and Stadium Jumping. The horses get just as excited as the riders and attendees! They are true performers from all across the world, and this is a treat to see in Tallahassee. The course itself is a 3,611 meter, state-of-the-art course with 32 obstacles. It is one of the best designed in the Country. Dressage events begin potentially of Thursday, but at 8AM for sure on Saturday. Saturday is also show jumping and Cross Country, followed onSunday with horse inspections and awards. Click Here for Schedule. Individual riders times can be seen here : Ride Time Schedule
Bring the family out this weekend and enjoy everything the Trials have to offer. Ticket donations for a one-day pass are $15.00 per adult and $40.00 per adult for a weekend pass, children 12 and under get in free. Tickets are available at the entrance gate. All proceeds benefit various non-profit organizations in Tallahassee that promote environmental awareness and education, i.e. Tall Timbers, North Florida Water Management District and City Parks and Recreation.
Between events, you can enjoy shopping at the “Avenue of Shops” featuring area vendors. Food trucks and other local restaurateurs will be there serving up a variety of delicious foods.
Grab your chairs, blankets etc. and head on over to the Hills (Directions and Where To Park at Red Hills Horse Trials).
2016 Red Hills Horse Trials 101 – For Spectators
Are you a first-timer? If so, here’s information that will help you learn what to do, where to stand, what to bring and how to get there. Red Hills For Spectators Guide. Thinking of moving to Tallahassee because you want to be around even more of these kinds of events? You’ll need a Realtor.. and we can help!
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