Thursday, April 25 2013 by Editor
Why is it so challenging to get sorted out with deadlines and pack for Rolex without a lot of last minute insanity and assorted crazy moments? Well, perhaps because Rolex is, quite simply, one of the greatest (horse) shows on earth! This four-star equestrian triathlon of dressage, cross-country and show jumping is an exciting three-phase test of horse and rider. We’re looking forward to a completely unique Rolex experience this year, because for the first time ever the Sidelines’ presence will be a team: editor Jan Westmark-Allen, writer Abby Westmark, freelance photographers Beth Harpham and Beth Grant, Sidelines TV Rob Jordan (who might not be able to join us after all), and yours truly.
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