May 2015 Newsletter


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Win a Tucker Tweed Manor Tote, valued at $200! Winner will be drawn on May 22!


Pursue Your Passion

Check out some of the amazing vacation escapes for horse lovers created by Debbie Dos Santos, and Journeys – Equestrian Travels.  Read More!


NCHJA Annual Horse Show

The Carolinas Equestrian is pleased to be one of the media partners for the 2015 North Carolina Hunter Jumper Association's Annual Horse Show (USEF Premier).  Be sure to look for complete details on this event that is celebrating 33 years of horsemanship and Southern hospitality in our next issue. Read more.


Barn Buzz -
3D Horsemanship

3D Horsemanship has a special meaning –  3-Dimentional - our training focuses on your discipline, plus several other “dimensions”. 

Read more.



Looking to adopt a great horse that needs a new home?

Victoria – "Tori" – 2000 15.1hh Trakehner-Quarter Mare
Tori is a well trained dressage horse, and as sweet as they come!
Placement fee: $500 Read More.


Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show: Celebrating 92 years!

The Carolinas Equestrian is proud to support the 92nd Annual Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show again this summer!  The show runs June 4 - 7, July 21 - 26 and July 29 - August 1! Read More.

Photo by John Fann


Captain James Jack:
The Paul Revere of the South

The May 20th Society honors the brave men that created the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Chas Fagan, regional artist & sculptor, along with Bill Calvert, Calvert Training Stables, worked together to create a bronze sculpture. Read More.



In the Zone

Here is our newest blog from mother and daughter team - Tracy and Maranda Schill. Show jumper and junior equestrian rider, Maranda Schill shares details about her equestrian pursuits, while mom, Tracy, will keep you entertained with stories of being a "Horse Mom"! Read more.


Equestrian Community Partner Spotlight!

Gaskin Asset Management, LLC is a privately owned, independent investment management and consulting firm located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Through our relationship with Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, we provide our clients with access to the resources, support and oversight of one of the nation's largest investment firms, Wells Fargo Advisors, while also maintaining the autonomy to provide unbiased guidance and independent investment management.

This combination of independence and brand strength enables Gaskin Asset Management to provide uniquely customized investment solutions designed to help meet our clients personal needs and goals. Read More.


Thank you for your Support!

The Carolinas Equestrian thanks the following organizations that proactively support its efforts in celebrating the equestrian lifestyle throughout North and South Carolina.


June E-newsletter Sponsor!

Nickerdoodles is our June e-newsletter sponsor so sign up now for your chance to win some yummy, chewy, all natural gourmet horse treats! Sign up now!


Upcoming Events!

May 23 SCEC Horse Show at Brandywine Stables

June 5 – 7 PSJ Mullet Hall Summer Classic
Mullet Hall Equestrian Center • Johns Island, SC

June 12 - 14 Harmon Classics Derby Mania
Sanctioned by BRHJA, SCHJA, NCHJA
FENCE, Tryon, NC

June 20 - SCEC Show at Carolina Country Acres

June 20 & 21 PSJ Highfields
Highfields Event Center • Aiken, SC


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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!