100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Horse Show in New York

The Piping Rock Club is a country club in Locust Valley, New York. It has an 18-hole links-style golf course, tennis facilities include several indoor courts, clay courts and grass courts and a separate facility on Long Island Sound providing beach, pool and summer dining facilities for members. The just recently built a new clubhouse. For the past 10 years the Piping Rock Club has held a horse show.

On October 4, 1912 The 11th Annual Piping Rock Horse show took place with the best of New York society on hand. 50 classes of horses, over 1,000 entrants and great weather made it a spectacular event. Sheila Byrne, the daughter of New York City lawyer James Byrne, is riding “Cardiff” owned by Harvey Ladew a topiary and fox hunting enthusiast who created the Ladew Topiary Gardens in Maryland.

Sheila Byrne on “Cardiff”
Piping Rock Club
Locust Valley, New York
October 4, 1912

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