Photos by Middleburg Photo

When Maggie Johnston and Devon Zebrovious aren’t traveling the world jumping coops and fences, they’re busily working with their recently formed Side Saddle Chase Foundation (SSCF), organizing upcoming races, workshops and clinics to promote the discipline of riding aside.

Susan Oakes, winner for the Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Jumpers 2016

Susan Oakes, winner for the Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Invitational Side Saddle Jumpers 2016

SSCF is involved in the following race dates for 2017:

Mrs. E. Miles Valentine Memorial Race – Mr. Stewart’s Cheshire Foxhounds Point to Point
Sunday, March 26 – Plantation Field, Unionville, PA
Jumping Race – Race I of the OVS | Oehme, van Sweden Perpetual Trophy Series
cheshirepointtopoint.com

SSCF Loudoun Race Assessment
Saturday, April 8 – Middleburg, VA
(inclement weather date April 9)

SSCF Benefit Wine Tasting Event
Sunday, April 9 – Greenhill Winery, Middleburg, VA

Mrs. George C. Everhart Memorial Race – Loudoun Point-to-Point
Sunday, April 16 – Oatlands Historic House, Leesburg, VA
Jumping and Flat Races – Race II of the OVS | Oehme, van Sweden Perpetual Trophy Series
loudounhunt.com/point-to-point-races.html

Willowdale Steeplechase
Sunday, May 14 – Kennett Square, PA
Jumping Race
willowdalesteeplechase.org

Potomac Hunt Races
Sunday, May 21 – Poolesville, MD
Flat Race – Race III of the OVS | Oehme, van Sweden Perpetual Trophy Series
potomachuntraces.com

2nd Annual Hunting Aside Clinic and Side Saddle Hunt
September – Middleburg, VA

SSCF Hunting Weekend and 2017 Awards Presentation & Reception
Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14, 2018 – Middleburg, VA

Pam Woolley, Wendy Andrews, Cathi Grove, Bernadette Boland and Mary Musheno.

Pam Woolley, Wendy Andrews, Cathi Grove, Bernadette Boland and Mary Musheno.

Susan Oakes & Cathi Grove.

Susan Oakes & Cathi Grove.

Side Saddle Awards.

Side Saddle Awards.

The Side Saddle Chase Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation organized for the purpose of creating and administering educational programs and events for all levels of amateur equestrians which promote the discipline of riding aside, with the goal of fostering and supporting traditional relationships between foxchasing and steeplechasing and the need to preserve and promote land conservation. Membership is open to riders and horses in the United States and around the world. ML


Visit sidesaddlechase.com for more information on attending these events.