Wednesday, 26 June, 2019 -- With the incredible grace, power, and beauty that horses exude, it’s pretty easy to see how one could fall in love with them. Those that ride and tend to these revered animals wear the title of horseman and woman proudly—and with good reason. Of course, in working with animals so powerful, equestrians do run the risk of injury over the course of their careers. When that happens, Wellington’s
The Carolinas Equestrian -- Winter 2018
Grand Prix Replay--October 19, 2017--Horse shoes have traditionally been associated with good luck, and that was certainly the case for one Dressage group in the U.S. this past week. At the New England Dressage Association (NEDA) Carl Hester Symposium in New Gloucester, Maine from October 14-15, a silver-plated horseshoe worn by superstar Dressage horse Valegro and donated by top rider Hester brought in $5,000
The Plaid Horse--October 19, 2017--New Gloucester, Maine--A silver-plated horseshoe once worn by superstar dressage horse Valegro raised $5,000 for Equestrian Aid Foundation at the New England Dressage Association (NEDA) Carl Hester Symposium, held Oct. 14-15 in New Gloucester, Maine. The bidding was hot among the clinic attendees. In the end, Betsy Dangel from Newton Center, Massachusetts, made the highest
Horses Daily--October 18, 2017--A silver-plated horseshoe that was once worn by Valegro has raised $5,000 for the Equestrian Aid Foundation at the New England Dressage Association ( NEDA ) Carl Hester Symposium (14-15 October) in New Gouchester, Maine. The bidding was hot between 3 women attending the clinic but in the end, Betsy Dangel from Newton Center, Mass got the final price in as the bidding closed Sunday afternoon.
Horse and Hound--October 17, 2017--A silver-plated horseshoe that was once worn by Valegro has raised $5,000 (£3,800) for an equestrian charity in a silent auction. The auction for the Equestrian Aid Foundation took place at the New England Dressage Association (NEDA) Carl Hester Symposium (14-15 October) in the United States. Continue reading...
The Natural Horse--October 2017--Life as a horse person is physical. Success and satisfaction as a competitor, trainer, breeder, farrier, groom, working student, veterinarian, chiropractor, massage therapist or amateur hobby rider requires use—sometimes strenuous use—of an able body and mind. If an equestrian or equine professional becomes injured or ill and can’t pay their bills, the world can come crashing
Equestrian Living Magazine--October 2017--At the core of equestrians are the connection, joy, and freedom that comes from the horses they love. But when horse people become critically ill or injured, their world can unravel. Facing the inability to work or participate in the industry they love can be devastating and lead to a downward spiral against what seem like insurmountable odds. Continue reading:
Wellington The Magazine--September 2017--Wellington is the winter equestrian capital of the world, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that among the area’s unique philanthropic endeavors is the Equestrian Aid Foundation, which raises money that is then given as grants to members of the equestrian community in their time of need. Continue reading:
Sidelines--September 2017--In high school, Louise Smith was affectionately named The Class Instigator. She's the protagonist you want to follow because of her independence, quiet courage and taste for adventure. At only 5 feet and a bit tall, her diminutive stature and warm smile immediately put you at ease. She's unassuming and approachable. You'd never guess her background if you didn't know it. Continue reading...