By Taylor Renner For many, horses are considered to be high-performance athletes and competitive partners, but sometimes their roles are much simpler than that — they’re teachers, healers and friends. These jobs, although they may seem small, have a much bigger impact and reward than winning any blue ribbon — something the North Carolina Therapeutic
By Katie Navarra Success on the A circuit is often equated with expensive horses and full-time professional training. There is no denying that this combination is critical to the success of many; however, every now and then riders like Julia Davis of Apex, North Carolina remind us that perseverance, courage and a little bit of
She was on the fast track to international glory when life brought her plans to a halt. Now she’s back and ready to rock the FEI arena! By Dani Mortiz Looking back at her career, it was obvious the next logical step for Mary-Haskins Gurganus was the international arena. Her lifelong goal of making a
By Sheryl Kursar You could hear a pin drop when 15-year-old Nicole Doolittle rode her horse, Tops, into the show jumping ring this past summer at the North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC). She was in first place after a great cross-country ride the day before, but she needed to put in
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By Katie Navarra Thirty years ago, Joan MacNair Petty was just another horse show mom sitting in the stands rooting for her daughter, Cam, during a show at the Gov. James B. Hunt, Jr. Horse Complex in Raleigh, North Carolina. Little did she know the impact that show would eventually have on her life.
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Saturday, August 31 2013 by Editor
LEESBURG, Va. – Morven Park’s fall Horse Trials has long been a favorite annual stop for the nation’s top riders, many of whom live within a few hours’ drive from this Northern Virginia icon. This year will be no exception, as the Horse Trials draw more than 350 horse/rider combinations over the weekend of Oct
Wednesday, March 20 2013 by Editor
Tryon, NC. The Tryon Hounds broke ground on Saturday, March 16 on a new residence for their Huntsman. The new home will be constructed on the Tryon Hounds’ property located off of Little Mountain Road in Columbus, NC
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By Jan Westmark-Allan Derbyshire in Tryon, NC My future cottage at Derbyshire!! Come and visit me The FENCE Holiday Barn Tour, in Tryon, North Carolina, takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving every year and it is one of my favorite events.
By Jan Westmark-Allan The photo of June Bug Tate jumping a car. The photo hangs in the office of the Blowing Rock Horse Show. I am always up for an adventure and today my adventure took me to Blowing Rock, North Carolina – home of the famous and historic Blowing Rock Horse Show.
Hello and welcome to the “Editor’s Notes” blog. This blog will chronicle my life as the Editor of Sidelines Magazine, from the rantings and ravings of running the magazine to my horse adventures and transplanted life in the mountains of North Carolina