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Fitch’s Corner Horse Trials Brimming with Flair

Rural Intelligence Parties and Openings Dale Stewart reports from Millbrook, NY.
On any given Sunday, Millbrook’s hunt country already feels like the Cotswolds of the Hudson Valley. That feeling is heightened for one weekend each year during Fitch’s Corner Horse Trials. The multi-faceted event includes more than 300 horses competing in dressage, cross-country, and stadium show jumping, while guests roam the vast grounds of Fernanda Kellogg and Kirk Henckels’ sprawling horse farm.  The event-packed weekend offers a laundry list of must-do activities from the Blue Jean Ball to the Collector Car Parade, but the de-rigueur event is The Spectator Luncheon, to benefit the Millbrook Rescue Squad. For the Luncheon on Sunday, July 22, guests traded in their breeches, riding boots, and helmets for chic summer dresses, sandals, and broad-brimmed hats, though anyone who found herself without a suitable hat could run across the way to the Fitch’s Market tent for some truly last-minute shopping and find a perfectly fetching model, as well as an entirely new ensemble, if she so desired. Luncheon honoree Mrs. Oakleigh B. Thorne (pictured left with Felicity Bunteqoue) received The Fitch’s Corner Award for service to the community and equestrian sport.

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Belle McIntyre and Diana Niles King, The Madder Hatters, fit Fernanda Kellogg  for The Spectator Luncheon.

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Tracey Young and Dr. Susan Krysiewicz; Suzie Ferguson and Sean Weinstock enjoy the Shops at Fitch’s Market.

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Mallory Andrews, Jesse de la Rama, and Jody Kuss; Tim and Nancy Nagler.

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Lee Ginsberg and Jennifer Crane with pooch Lilly.

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Rene Mainstone and James Woods; Abigail Kazam and Carolina Kim.

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There was horse jumping, too.

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John Block and Hilary Block; author Jean Zimmerman and art publisher Karen LaGatta.

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Barrie Taylor and Kristin Theiss of British bootmaker Hunter; Jesse Kester with fiance Christopher Marcellin.

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Famed The New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham; Fernanda Kellogg and friends put the right foot forward.

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Peter Wing and Thomas Duggan look at the line up for the Collector Car Parade; Jennifer Thorne and Pauline Joerger.

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Jennifer Joy, Nilani Trent, and Ryan Jones.

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Posted by Dale Stewart on 07/24/12 at 03:46 PM • Permalink