pre-register and prepay to ride and participate in the wine tasting at the 3 vineyards.
We will visit: Martha
Clara, Paumanok, and Jamesport Vineyards.
For our Cabernet
Sauvignon and Chardonnay riders, we will have an alternate fourth stop at -
The trail ride and
tasting will start promptly at 10 A.M. and will last for approximately 3 hours.
A luncheon will
follow on the lovely grounds of Martha Clara Vineyards.
opportunity will be limited to 60 equestrians. Once a group selection is made (First Vintage: Mainly walk with a
little trot), Chardonnay: Walk
Trot, possibly some canter, Cabernet:
Walk Trot, Canter), it will be final
and groups will close once we reach 20 riders. Family and friends may “hilltop” (register without a horse) and will
have an opportunity to participate by car but must pre-register and will not be
admitted to the ride or to the tented luncheon without registering. A
pre-registration period will be open April 1st for NSHA and Old Field Farm, Ltd.
Registration for the general public will open after April 20th depending on
availability. Please make sure you are available for both June 3th
and June 4th as we have had to use the
rain date in previous years. There will
be no refund for attendees who cannot attend.
the interest of safety for all participants, it is strongly recommend that
horses be familiar with trail riding and riders with trail etiquette. Unruly
horses and or riders may be excused from the field without refund. Mounting
blocks will be available at each vineyard for those who wish to dismount. We
will taste several wines at each vineyard and you may remain on horseback to do
so. Water will be available for horses and riders at each tasting stop. ASTM
protective headgear is strongly recommended and a release form must be signed
before departure. All riders must sign a release form.
Shutterbugs are welcome to photograph this
event. The beauty of Long Island’s North
Shore landscape, the
vineyards, horses and people should serve as interesting subject material.
The tickets are $125 per person, are non-refundable, and include a light
breakfast, wine tasting at each vineyard and a sumptuous gourmet luncheon. Once
payment is received you will receive a confirmation letter with additional
details. Checks should be made out to Old Field Farm, Ltd. Hill
toppers, relatives and friends who would simply like to attend the lunch may do
so for $80.
will be available for purchase at each vineyard (checks and CC accepted). A vineyard ride
steward can take your order and payment at the vineyard and will transport your
purchases back to Martha Clara Vineyards to be picked up during the luncheon.
For additional information please contact: Old
Field Farm at 631-246-8983.
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