Support Us


to benefit The Oblong Trail Association & Akindale Thoroughbred Rescue 



The Hettinger Challenge Hunter pace draws riders from both NY and CT. This is a great opportunity to promote your business or products to a large crowd of horse lovers and nature lovers alike!  

For more information on sponsorship opportunities please contact the Oblong Trail Association at 845-855-0693. Sponsorships can range from $50 to $500 - DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 8th FOR CUSTOM BLUE RIBBON JUMP SPONSORS. 

We are looking for Jump sponsors, Division sponsors and more! Or just a friendly donation to help with this special event.

Don't forget silent auction items! If you are not able to become a sponsor please donate an item for one of our silent auctions! Vacations, gift cards, baskets, equestrian items and more! 

Our friends from Giant Valley Polo at last years pace

Our friends from Giant Valley Polo at last years pace

Sponsor one of the lovely jumps on our course!

Sponsor one of the lovely jumps on our course!

The Hettinger Challenge Hunter Pace is not only a fun event but it supports two great causes, to protect the animals and the land we all love so dearly.

Join us for a fun filled day with good friends, good food and beautiful animals for a great cause! A Portion of the proceeds will benefit Akindale Thoroughbred Rescue.

Ride through some of the most scenic properties on Quaker Hill. Course is approximately 9.5 miles - jumps not to exceed 2’6” (all with go-rounds)

Ample parking for even the largest of rigs!

Enjoy a delicious hot lunch afterwards of grilled chicken and spiral ham, pasta and green salads, desserts, hot beverages, soda, beer and wine.

Continental breakfast also provided for early birds.


** Chances to win great prizes, activities for the kids and opportunities to meet some of the rescue horses up close **

Part of the Associated Bridle Trail Series

4 Divisions – Awards for 1st Place and Ribbons for 2nd through 10th. Consolation prizes for all others.

Pre-entries: Adults Riders: $70/OTA Members * $80/non-members * $50/Juniors * Day of Event $100 (all riders)

Non-Riders - Lunch Only $30 Adults/ $15 Children

You can also visit:  Or call 845-855-0693 for additional information.

Early entry is highly recommended for preferred start time.

Please forward this message to your friends who ride or anyone who you know that likes to spend a great day in the beautiful countryside.

This is not your average Pace “To Finish Is To Win”. We hope you can join us.

Find a copy of the entry form here...