Stable News

Show News March 2015
Schooling Show dates are April 12th, May 10th, July 12th, September 13th, and November 15th. See the “Hunter Jumper Shows” tab for more informaton on classes, dates, and the schooling year end awards.

Remember you can enter online at for any of our rated shows.

April 18 Dressage show/two phase is now posted under the horse show page, listed under "other events".

The prize list for the April 25th & 26th USDF/USEF rated Dressage show is now posted on the "Dressage Show" tab.

Barn News March 2015
MVHC had riders travel to HITS Ocala to compete during the month of February. While they were enjoying a break from the snow they also received numerous ribbons and Championships in various classes ranging from Schooling Hunters to Level 6 jumpers! Congratulations to all of our riders on a great start to the show year!

IEA News March 2015
The Southeastern Connecticut IEA team has also been very busy the past few months. We had 17 riders qualify for IEA Regionals which were held on March 7th at Mystic Valley Hunt Club. We had many of our riders place in the top 10 and our High School team placed 4th overall!

Congratulations to Morgan Mancini, Etta Lewin, Hannah Roediger, Charlene Engerrnan, Alyssa McIlquam, and Erica Liston for placing in the top three of their respectful divisions who will be moving on to Zones. Congratulations also to our Middle School team for placing first at Regionals. The Middle School team will represent Southeastern Connecticut at Zones!

Zones will be held March 28th and 29th at Mt. Holyoke. Come out and support the team! Good Luck ladies! Results and photos will follow.

Nationals this year will be held in Wellington Florida.

At Regionals the Southeastern Connecticut IEA Team held a drive to benefit the Ledyard Food Bank. All participating teams donated items making the drive a sucess! Thank you for all the generous donations!

Summer Camp March 2015
Summer Camp forms and information can be found on the “Camp Programs” tab. We are already receiving camp registrations. Don’t wait to sign up as spots go quicker towards the end of the school year! "Click Here"  to meet our school horses. For updated camp counts "Click Here".

IEA Boot Camp March 2015
Click Here for the 2015 IEA BOOT CAMP Flier
Riders from other teams may also participate with their coaches permission. 
Each session is $250 or $200 per week for two or  more camps if paid in full by June 20th, 2015.



MVHC had a very sucessful 2014 show year.
Riders received numerous year end awards from USEF, USHJA, CHJA, CHSA, NEHC, and our own MVHC Silver Stirrup Awards.

Below are pictures from the 2014 CHJA Banquet
Congratulations and Good Luck to all of MVHC’s riders in 2015!


Sally Hinkle Russell won CHJA’s High Point Hunter Trainer Award. Pictured with the award is Gaby Wang winner of CHJA’s Adult Hunter 35 and Under Champion with Tracey Clark winner of CHJA’s Adult Hunter 35 and Over Champion and Jen Perry CHJA’s Adult Hunter 35 and Over Reserve Champion.


Some scene from HITS Ocala 2015!



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Welcome to MVHC!


Mystic Valley is a family owned and operated facility. We have been in business since May of 1983. We pride ourselves on having a stable where beginners through polished show riders are comfortable and happy. Our students, whether human or equine, are very important to us. Please come by for a tour. We look forward to showing you around our 172 acre farm,
the largest equestrian facility in
Southeastern Connecticut.


Featuring two indoors, a heated two-story viewing area, six outdoor rings, and a two-level cross country course we are proud to offer an environment that fosters the education of both horse and rider from Walk/Trot to Grand Prix. With an extensive horse show calendar including hunt seat, dressage, and combined training events, student riding teams, and seven instructors on site we are sure you'll find something for you!

Sally Hinkle Russell
President, MVHC



April 4th

*NEW* April 12th Schooling /M & S 

April 18th
Two Phase/Rated Dressage

April 25th-26th
Rated Dressage

May 17th

May 23rd
USEA Horse Trials

May 31st Rated Hunt Seat

June 5th-7th
USDF/USEF Rated Dressage

July 1st Medal/Hunter Derby Day

July 12th Schooling/M&S

July 19th
CDCTA Two Phase

August 2nd
Mystic Summer Premiere

August 29th-30th
Mystic Summer Festival

October 4th
Autumn Challenge

October 9th
Schooling Dressage

October 10th‐11th
USDF/USEF Rated Dressage

November 1st

November 15th Schooling/M&S

December 12th and 13th
IEA Home Show

December 19th
Christmas/Holiday Tea

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