Category Archives: News & Events

Annual Meeting

Have you received your invitation to our Annual Meeting and Celebration of Horses & Humans Improving Lives – 1st October 2017 Click here to R.S.V.P.

Whibley

picture by Gina Starks We are sorry to report that we lost a much loved member of our herd last night – Whibley. Although Whibley had not been at High Hopes as long as many of our herd, he impressed and endeared himself to everyone with his amazing presence; both physical and in spirit … he was […]

Trustees 2017-2018

  The New Board of Trustees – 2017 – 20187 John Catlett Chair John spent more than 26 years with the consulting firm Accenture before retiring as a senior partner. He holds degrees from Drew University and Lehigh University. John lives in Lyme with his wife, Athana, and three daughters, Sarah, Sabrina and Anna. Jeffrey […]

What a night! – Moon Dance 2017

As the moon sets on this year’s benefit, it is time to reflect on a perfect summer’s evening, when nearly 600 of our friends and supporters joined High Hopes for our inimitable gala. Over the years, this premier fundraising gala just gets better and better. We are delighted to announce that as of June 15th, […]

Music under the Stars

Tickets still available – Saturday, August 19th. Do you miss Symphony in the Meadows? Well here is your chance to once again soak up the panoramic views of the Connecticut River at Mark and Dorinda Winkelman’s beautiful estate on Hayden’s Point, Essex. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeurves, a gourmet supper and desserts all while listening to […]

EQliving Gold List … we have been nominated

EQuine Living Magazine has a worldwide audience who appreciate the best that the world of Equestrian Living can offer. We are honored to have been nominated and recognized as one of the top 10 Therapeutic Riding Programs in the U.S. and one of the top 3 in the North East. Now we need your help […]

Drawn to Horses with Rick Lacey at High Hopes

Rick Lacey, a 2011 graduate of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts will present an Equine Drawing and Painting program here at High Hopes this summer on Saturday afternoons July 8, 15, 22, 29 and Aug. 5 and 12th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Offered through the college, this class is designed to […]

Moon Dance Silent Auction Preview!

 Moon Dance is just around the corner!  Step right up to bid on your favorite silent auction items.  Take a moment and review the vast array of wonderful auction packages from Thrilling Trips and Travel, Treasures, Trinkets, Theater to Culinary Experiences and Sports Outings!  There is something for everyone!  Take a look . . . […]