By Tafra Donberger Portraits by Shelby Phillips When the Olympic Games roll around, there aren’t many athletes in the world who could say they haven’t imagined what it might be like to compete there. As the ultimate expression of athletic ability and pinnacle of achievement for so many, there are untold numbers of children who
Zentangle, designed by Mary Tolles of Labyrinth Farms and sponsored by A. Shedlow/Andwin Corp., will be auctioned off in October. Beginning in March, the Foothills and Upstate communities in North and South Carolina will begin to see many fiberglass painted ponies as part of the public art project “Art of the Horse.” These cheerful horses
Thursday, October 19 2017 by Editor
Edge Brewing Equestrian, the philanthropic arm of Edge Brewing Barcelona, has been ‘Saving Horses One Beer At a Time’ since 2015.
Thursday, August 10 2017 by Editor
By Britney Grover Madelon Wallace doesn’t just live in the Carolina Foothills; she protects them. “Horses brought me here,” she said. “I wanted a college where I could ride, and Betty Oare was the one who told me about Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. That led to me spending a lot of time
Bergen Sanderford and Nicola Philippaerts Bergen Sanderford recently caught up with Nicola Philippaerts at the 5* Grand Prix at the Tryon International Equestrian Center. After winning the Grand Prix, Nicola was kind enough to hop into a picture amidst interviews and professional photographers and take a selfie with Bergen. Thanks to Nicola for the picture
By Jan Westmark I love the Budweiser Clydesdales – especially their amazing Superbowl commercials. One thing that’s just a little better then the “you-need-a-Kleenex” Budweiser Clydesdales commercials, however, is seeing them in person! If you want to see the Budweiser Clydesdales in person and you live or are visiting the Western North Carolina mountains on April 29th, then you are in luck! The world-famous hitch will appear in the Landrum Parade on April 29th just a few days before the Blockhouse Steeplechase that takes place in Tryon, North Carolina
By Jan Westmark Tryon, North Carolina, is the “place to be” right now with the opening of the new Tryon International Equestrian Center. It’s a gorgeous facility and the show season is about to kick off. As the Editor of Sidelines/real estate broker, I spend a lot of time in Tryon (and nearby Lake Lure – another gorgeous place!) and last year Libbie Johnson took me on a great historic tour of Tryon and then wrote a story on Tryon for the April 2014 issue of Sidelines
By Jan Westmark I am excited about being a real estate broker in North Carolina and combining my two careers – Editor of Sidelines Magazine and selling houses and horse farms!! I’m excited because I work and live in one of the most beautiful places in the country — the Western North Carolina Mountains! The coolest part about Lake Lure and Tryon is that they are so close together. You can make it from the ring in Tryon to Lake Lure in under 20 minutes! And Asheville is just a short drive up the mountain.