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  • Horse Guard Trail Ride November 1

    The Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard (2GHG) invites all equestrians to participate in its Annual Fall Trail Ride.

    Sponsored by the Friends of 2GHG, the annual ride will be held on Saturday, November 1, from 9 am to 12 noon. The ride is on beautiful trails that cover more than 80 acres in Newtown. It begins at the Horse Guard facility, 4 Wildlife Drive within Fairfield Hills. There are no water crossings.

  • 2GHG Fall Trail Ride

    The Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard (2GHG) will hold its Annual Fall Trail Ride on Saturday, November 2, from 9 am to noon.

    Suggested rider donation is $30.

    Riders will be welcome to ride along fields and through wooded areas around the horse guard facility at their own pace.

    Riders can park their horse trailers on 2GHG property, at 4 Wildlife Drive. Troopers will monitor all road crossings.

  • Historical Society To Host Open House And Horse Guard Demonstration, May 19 At NHS Headquarters

    Newtown Historical Society will host an open house at its headquarters, The Matthew Curtiss House, on Sunday, May 19. 

    Master Sergeant Bill Goessinger of The Second Company Governor’s Horse Guard will be joining us along with two of his horses. All are invited to learn about the history of the horse guard, which is headquartered in Newtown, and how it has evolved over the years.

    The public is also invited to visit and tour the building at 44 Main Street any time between noon and 4 pm.