SANTA FE, N.M. — Carved from the nearly trackless high-desert scrubland south of the Santa Fe Regional Airport, HIPICO Santa Fe is a 137-acre green equestrian oasis, where the goal is to make the art and sport of horse jumping appeal to the masses.
Along those lines, a monthlong series of events – the Santa Fe Summer Series – is a near-daily introduction to equestrianism at its highest levels. It starts in July and will run into August.
“We really would like to encourage everybody to come out, and watch and enjoy these magnificent animals jumping,” said competitor Sarah Invicta Williams Echols, who is head trainer for Santa Fe’s Invicta Farms. “It’s really spectacular.”
It’s an experience unmatched by other pursuits, she said.