By Lyssette Williams. Portraits by Kristie Nichols - For grand-prix rider Chenoa McElvain, developing horses to their highest potential is a long-standing family tradition. It all started with her grandparents, Tim and Betty McElvain, who were both avid riders. Betty developed an interest in dressage and after a trip to Europe, Tim and Betty decided to import a Holsteiner stallion and some mares, which would set the McElvain family on a multigenerational journey in New Mexico.
62 Ingate (Full Article) Subscribe for just $9.95 or Order Individual Issues Here! CONTENTS 22 Coursewalk With Heather Caristo 26 Ryan Pedigo: Part of the Family 36 Charity: Little Victories at Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center 42 Mona Snell: Through the Eyes of an Artist & Horsewoman 48 Dressage: Getting To Know
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By Laura Mullane Chenoa McElvain has dreamed of competing on the U.S.A. team for the World Equestrian Games, the World Cup and the Olympics for as long as she can remember. A competitive jumper since the age of 6, Chenoa rode in her first Grand Prix when she was 13 years old. Starting at age