WEST CHESTER, Pa--Spring is in the air and also the beginning of the Point-to-Point races in Chester County.
The 78th running of the Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point is scheduled for Sunday, April 5th.
This is the oldest point-to-point in the Delaware Valley, and its proceeds benefit the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance’s environmental education and watershed conservation programs.
The Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point races are sponsored by the Radnor Hunt Foxhunters & The Hounds Foundation.
Race day offers fun and exciting pony and horse races, a parade of foxhounds and a children’s activities area.
There are four pony races as well as a stick pony race.
At 1:45 jump races begin with the Ladies’ Race with four more to follow over approximately 17 jumps.
Gates open at 11 a.m. off Route 842 with preferred parking at $50 near the finish line and general admission parking for $20 per car.
Refreshments are available on-site for purchase.
Raffle tickets are available at $10 for chances to win prizes including trips, artwork, restaurant certificates and Devon Horse Show box seats.
The H.E. Myrick Conservation Center is the headquarters of the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance (BRC).
The 318-acre property is located in Pocopson Township along Route 842, six miles west of West Chester and three miles east of Unionville.
Contact: Betsy @ bstefferud@brandywineredclayorg or 610-793-1090, or visit www.brandywineredclay.org for more information.