Millbrook Horse Trials prevail despite storms, mishaps


Allison Spring stood with Business Ben shortly before competing in the cross-country run at the Millbrook Horse Trials. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK— In spite of the rain, the Millbrook Horse Trials, held Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 2 to 5, were well attended. 

Coole Park Farm is home to the ever-growing event, which attracts many world-class competitors and Olympians.

The ground may have been soggy, and the skies gloomy at times, but spirits were high as administrators and volunteers worked together to keep things running smoothly. Some events had to be rescheduled, but by the end of the trials on Sunday, everyone agreed it was a fine weekend.

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