April 2015 Newsletter


Paradise Farm & Tack is the sponsor for our April e-newsletter! So if you received this email, you are registered to win a Red Barn Bridle – your choice of a hunter, eventing or dressage bridle, in the size you need! Valued at $250.  Red Barn Bridles are handcrafted to the highest standard, all leather is handpicked by the bridle makers and represents the highest quality English or Italian leather available today.


Winner to be drawn from our e-newsletter readers this week!


Continued well wishes to
Adrian Mack with Creekside Stables for a speedy recovery.


Best of luck to
Finally Farm's Hardin Towell
in this week's Longines FEI World Cup Finals in Las Vegas!

Hardin Towell and Lucifer     Photo by Phelps Sports


Devon Horse Show and Country Farm

The Carolinas Equestrian would like to congratulate the following riders from the region
who have qualified for this year's Devon Horse Show!

Professional Hunter Riders

Liza Towell Boyd

Amateur Hunter Riders

Alexandra Dow
Missy Luczak-Smith
Angela Pollex
Kaitlin Porath
Kimberley Quinn
Lynn Seithel
Elizabeth Tarumianz

Junior Hunter Riders

Madison Johnson

Pony Hunter Riders

Isabella Di Benedetto
Elly Ficca
Libbie Gordon
Theresa Tolar

Junior Jumper Riders

Madison Johnson

Adult Jumper Riders

Lynn Seithel


Budweiser Clydesdales in Landrum

The world-famous eight-horse Budweiser Clydesdale hitch will make a special appearance in Landrum on Wednesday, April 29.

Read more.


Taking Pride in their Stride!

Check out the American Saddlebred and Brook Bend Farm! Read More.


Big Oaks Rescue Farm

Dedicated horsewomen and animal lovers Ashley Goodlet of Spartanburg, SC, and Shelley Griffitts of Landrum, SC, visited Big Oaks Rescue Farm on March 20 - read about their day!

Read more.


A Carolinas Summer!

Time to register your kids for summer camp! Take a look at what some regional barns have to offer! Read More.


Bringing Up Filly Part 3

“Everything with horses can be improved with this simple saying. Feel for the horse, Time your approach and Balance your discipline to your love for the horse. “– Zoe Sandall

Read more.


Equestrian Community Partner Spotlight!

Several locations and free pick up & delivery f
or all your blanket and dry cleaning needs!

5647 Brookshire Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28216

8142 Mount Holly Huntersville Rd, Charlotte, NC 28214

15080 Idlewild Rd, Matthews, NC 28104

3020 Driwood Ct, Charlotte, NC 28269


Sign Up here to be entered to win in May!

Waxhaw Tack Exchange is our May e-newsletter sponsor so tell your friends and family to sign up now!


Upcoming Events!

April 15 – 19 Aiken Spring Classic Masters
Highfields Event Center, Aiken, SC www.psjshows.com

April 19 - Aiken Spring Classic $25,000 Grand Prix Brunch to benefit Aiken County Honor Park and Support 1. Contact Jane Page Thompson at janepagethompson@gmail.com.

April 23 - 26 Equestrian Exchange Tack Consignment Sale
Cabarrus Event Center, Concord, NC   www.equestrianexchange.com

April 22 – 26 Aiken Spring Classic Finale, USEF Premier SOLD OUT
Highfields Event Center, Aiken, SC www.psjshows.com

April 25 - Queens Cup Steeplechase in Mineral Springs, NC

April 26 - Aiken Spring Classic $25,000 Grand Prix Brunch to benefit Women Beyond Cancer.  Contact Chris Powers at stockties@gmail.com.

May 1 & 3 BRHJA Harmon Classic Mother’s Day Celebration
Harmon Field, Tryon, NC www.harmonclassics.com

May 2 - The Block House Races in Tryon, NC


Keep up with The Carolinas Equestrian magazine!

Interested in advertising with us?  Please contact Shannon Habenicht
at tweshannon@yahoo.com 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, Charlotte, Pinehurst, Raleigh, Southern Pines, Tryon and Waxhaw.  We welcome article and photograph submissions!