Monday, May 16 2022 by Ruby Tevis
Photos by Barbara Magrogan Young participants in leadline racing at the Aiken Horse Trials show off their goodie bags. Imogen Weaver obviously takes leadline trot racing very seriously, led by Regina Welsh and riding Olney Quick Draw McGraw. Rider Carson Lily Moyer is absolutely adorable on pony Olaf, led
By Lauren R. Giannini At The Prime Steakhouse, you might find yourself tempted to request one of everything on the menu — beef, lobster, seafood, and side dishes, including onion rings, several kinds of potatoes, sweet potato fries, grilled asparagus, and Lobster Macaroni & Cheese (see recipe). “The Prime is one of the finest
The team is still busy competing! Manon Quilodran and her gelding Orison competed at the Fair Hill August HT this weekend! Check them out with their USCA Eventing saddle pad! We have four members competing in the Full Gallop HT next weekend and we are all competing at different levels! We all have been working hard to prepare! Check out the members getting ready for the HT! Melissa Del Tufo and Ode to Calliope-Begginer Novice Melissa has been busy xc schooling, going to schooling shows and building jumps for practice! Keyanna Farken and She’s a Flirt-Novice Keyanna is a incoming freshman and this show she will be able to meet some of the current team members! Keyanna has been busy with many xc schoolings at full gallop! Marissa Collins and Carino-Training I have been busy with a few xc schoolings at full gallop and working on my jumping position. Brendan Quinn and Smoke-Prelim Brendan has also got in some xc schools! Practicing many big prelim questions to be prepared!
I couldn’t count the amount of time I have been asked “You really stay in Aiken during the summer?”. Many of the snow birds have no idea what Aiken is like in the summer and are baffled by the idea of riding in 90 degree weather every day from around May to about October! Despite the many beliefs, there is a lot to do in Aiken during the summer! Yes it may not be as busy and all the Olympians might not be here but summer in Aiken has been something that myself and others have learned to love. So here is a list of what us Aikenites do in the summer! We take a break! In Aiken we can pretty much keep our horses going all year long! However, we all know that’s not fair to our ponies.
The team is back from Rolex and right back to school to finish classes and begin finals! It was a VERY long but VERY fun weekend. The six team members who attended are all now much closer and came home with some crazy sunburns and tan lines! The trip started for Aisling, Robin and I very early Friday morning
The team had a very long but VERY successful weekend at their FIRST EVER collegiate team challenge. Team members Brendan, Heather, Alexa and Hannah made up our one team USC Aiken sent.
By Katie Navarra Barry Koster’s career as an artist could have been over before it even began. An elementary school teacher nearly failed him because he had “poor art skills.” Not willing to accept this fate for her son, Barry’s mother marched into a store and purchased a pad of paper and pastels –
Tuesday, August 13 2013 by Editor
By Samantha Charles Sidelines Founder and Publisher Searching through 25 years of old Sidelines issues has taken me on a fantastic journey. While sifting through old, dusty boxes of Sidelines, I discovered a mission statement I wrote more than 15 years ago. The rewarding news? After 25 years on this journey, I have
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October 16th, 2012- Equus Event’s first annual Aiken Harvest Classic Horse Show came to a close on Sunday with a weekend full of gorgeous weather and exciting hunter and jumper action. The show featured a unique set of offerings including Hunt Night, a Pony Hunter Derby, Children’s Adult Hunter Derby, and the first annual $5,000 Aiken Jumper Derby. ”With the success of the International Hunter Derbies and Derby Finals, we wanted to offer riders who don’t often get to par-take in classes like that the same sort of experience at a regional level “A” show”, said show organizer JP Godard
By Jan Westmark-Allan The first thing I notice when I walked into Louise Mellon’s sunny art studio in Aiken, South Carolina, is that it makes me smile. The walls are covered with Louise’s vivid artwork – from traditional pieces that take your breath away to the quirky ones like her “Olympic Show Bull Jumping” painting