Special Events




The Festival in the Country is about more than just Three-Day Eventing!  Bring the entire family (dogs, too!) to enjoy these Special Events:

Kids Corner   KIDS CORNER – Saturday and Sunday 10AM – 3PM Bring the little ones by Kids Corner for crafts, face painting, The Scheeler Seed Corn Box, stick horses, and other fun activities!  Our Kids Corner location remains just inside the Main Gate next to Dog Agility.

Dog Agility   Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? The dog arena this year will have demonstrations from various canine competitions. And you even have an opportunity to teach YOUR old dog some new tricks with (FREE!) dog agility lessons!  Dog Agility  12:00 – 3:00 on Friday, 10:00-4:00 on Saturday and 9:00 – 3:00 on Sunday

Landsafe Equestrian  The LandSafe Rider Fall Safety System is a training program designed to teach the best practices of fall prevention and response. LandSafe Equestrian will be conducting demonstrations and training sessions to help you learn how to fall safely, to reduce your risk of injury.

The Chincoteague Pony Drill Team   Saturday Performances at 1:30 and 2:30 in the CCI Warm-Up Ring, plus 9:00 AM Sunday, in the William duPont, Jr. Main Arena

Brendan Wise Natural Horsemanship  Brendan will be doing a bridleless demonstration in the Main Arena during the lunch break on Friday, and will do a couple bridleless jumping demonstrations during the day Saturday in the CCI Warm-up Arena.

DVCTA Quad Squad   The Delaware Valley Combined Training Assoc is performing their Quadrille Exhibition at 6PM on Wednesday to kick off our Welcome Party for competitors, sponsors, and volunteers.  Even if you’re NOT a volunteer, you are welcome to stay to watch The Quad Squad perform in the Main Arena.