March 2016 Newsletter


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The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announced that eight athletes will represent the U.S. at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final on March 24-28 in Gothenburg, Sweden at the Gothenburg Horse Show. 

Congratulations to Hardin Towell, of Finally Farm in Camden, SC, who qualified during the 2015-16 World Cup qualifying season and will ride for the North American East Coast Sub-League at the Longines FEI World Cup™!

Photo: Hardin Towell and Lucifer V from 3/2015


Michael Lyons Performance Clinic

Michael Lyons Performance Clinic
March 26-27, 2016
Race2Ring • Conover, NC Read more.

Dr Witwer- feb tip-w500-h500

March Top Tip

Dr. Witwer, SC Equine Associates
Why does my horse have a lump in his throat? Read more.


Race 2 Ring

Available for adoption - Teddy Bear
2004 16.3hh Thoroughbred/X Gelding
Read More.


Upcoming Spring Horse Shows!


The Aiken Charity Horse Shows

Aiken Horse Park on May 4 - 8 and May 11 -15

Special Note:  Stalls are filling quickly and you must submit a stall reservation form along with payment to secure your arrangements, click here for a stall reservation form.


In Their Boots - Evie Laney and Don Miguel

Hi! My name is Evie Laney. I am 15 years old and live in Monroe, NC. I have loved horses for as long I can remember.


Ranch Trail Clinic at Union County Saddle Club

Saturday, April 2, 2016
9:00am to 3:00pm
Union County Saddle Club
204 E. Sandy Ridge Road, Monroe, NC Read more.


Would you like to join our team?

The Carolinas Equestrian continues to grow and exceed our expectations!  If you're interested in joining an exciting, equestrian focused organization, we're looking for outside sales team members.  Please send inquiries to

Advertising in The Carolinas Equestrian:  We are working on our April/May issue now with ad materials due by March 20.



Cat of the Month - Polar Bear, a gentle giant that anyone could love!  He is super soft and has a really thick, lush white coat!  He is so sweet and he will "chatter" when you are talking to him and petting him!  This kitty is absolutely beautiful, gets along just fine with other cats, loves attention and would be a great pet for anyone's home! Read More.


Check out the new blog posts on our website!

Read what's happening with Charlotte Cannon, Leslie Cline, Trisha Dingle, Cawood Habenicht, Finley Habenicht, Danica and Bobby Meyerhoff, and Maranda Schill! 


Interested in advertising with us?  Please contact Shannon Habenicht
at or 704.779.6502.

The Carolinas Equestrian magazine is offered in both print and digital formats.  It is currently distributed via regional feed and tack stores, area businesses and equestrian shows/events in Aiken, Asheville, Blowing Rock, Camden, Charleston, Charlotte, Greensboro, Pinehurst, Raleigh, Southern Pines, Tryon and Waxhaw.  We welcome article and photograph submissions!