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84th Annual Spring Troop Show at Watchung Stable, May 26-28

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invites everyone to come out to the newly renovated Watchung Stable to enjoy the 84th Annual Spring Troop Show this coming weekend.


The event is scheduled for Friday, May 26 beginning at 4:00 pm, and Saturday, May 27 and Sunday May 28, both of those days beginning at 8:30 am. The Spring Troop Show features riding competition events throughout the weekend, with trophies awarded to the best in a number of equestrian categories. Competition will take place for pre-teens, teenagers and adults.


“We look forward to each spring and fall to watching the participants display the riding skills they’ve learned at the Watchung Stable,” said Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen. “It’s always an enjoyable experience to attend the competition and root on all the riders.”


Admission to the Spring Troop Show is free, however, no dogs will allowed on the premises during the show.


Watchung Stable is located at 1160 Summit Lane in Mountainside. The facility is run by the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation.


For more information about riding lessons or equestrian programs call Watchung Stable at 908-789-3665, or e-mail questions to