Friday, April 19, 2024

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Trying Her Luck

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A young lady tries her fishing luck Saturday at the entrance to the Ned Dimes Marina at Westport’s Compo Beach. The temperature reached the lower 80s under sunny skies. Today’s forecast is for sunny weather with highs in the 70s. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Phyllis Groner for WestportNow.com

Junior Horse Lady

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Alexa Stiegler, 6, of Westport takes part in the Leadline event for young riders at today’s Fairfield County Hunt Club horse show. A first grade student in the fall at Coleytown Elementary School, Alexa has been riding two years under the tutelage of her mother, Ariane, who is also a trainer for other riders at the Hunt Club as well as a show competitor. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com

$25,000 Grand Prix Ends Fairfield County Hunt Club Show

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Horses and riders competed today in the finals of the $25,000 Grand Prix of the June Benefit Horse Show at Westport’s Fairfield County Hunt Club. The culmination of five days of exciting competition included a champagne reception, a silent auction and a buffet luncheon under a large tent where guests enjoyed watching talented riders of national repute and their horses perform at the highest level of competition. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com