June 2015 Newsletter


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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). Read more.


Pet-A-Pony Day

If you are in the Raleigh area, be sure to attend Pet-A-Pony Day on Wednesday, June 24 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the James Hunt Horse Complex at 4601 Trinity Rd. Raleigh NC 27607.


Flex This!

Dr. Marsha Severt, DVM, of Brown Creek Equine Hospital, gets fit for her demanding career through pilates and yoga. Read more.


F.U.R.R. Cat of the Month!

Connie is only about a year old and is a very unusual color. She is a silver tabby with fur that feels like a chinchilla!  Connie is already spayed, has had all of her shots, has been deflea'd, dewormed, spayed and blood tested for feline aids/leukemia/heart worm disease (all negative!).  She is great with other cats and loves human attention too.  Contact F.U.R.R. at 864.483.2444. Read more.


Life of an Equestrian Teenager!

The Life of an Equestrian Teenager
By Maranda Schill
If I didn’t have horses, I would probably wear Rainbow flip flops in the summer ... Read more.



For Adoption: VICTORIA - "Tori" is a 2000 15.1hh Trakhener/Quarter Horse Mare - Dressage, Pleasure - $500 Placement Fee.  More information at www.race2ring.org.


Catawba Ag and Art Tour 2015

The Ag + Art Tour is a free, self-guided tour of South Carolina's Catawba Region's Farms featuring local artisans and farmer's markets. On Saturday, June 27 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, June 28 from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm. Read more.


Determined Duo

Welcome to our newest bloggers -
Danica and Bobby Meyerhoff of Meyerhoff Show Horses!
The Meyerhoffs are a talented and determined duo - both have goals of riding for their countries and winning gold medals. 
Read More.

Sabrina 2-w500-h500

Team USA!

The modern pentathlon is an Olympic event that involves fencing, swimming, showjumping, and a combined run and shoot and Sabrina Riehl is training to tackle this event for the United States! Read more.


Thank you for your Support!

The Carolinas Equestrian thanks our newest partner - Equus Events - for supporting our efforts in celebrating the equestrian lifestyle throughout North and South Carolina.


Equestrian Community Partner Spotlight!

Custom Care Equine's mission is to provide quality care and training in order to produce an individual ready to meet owner and trainer expectations. Custom Care Equine is located in Camden, SC. Read More.


Upcoming Events!

June 24 – 28 NCHJA Annual Show AA Raleigh, NC.
Visit www.nchja.com for details.

June 24 8th Annual Pet a Pony Day from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Gov. James B. Hunt Horse Complex.  Visit www.nchja.com for details.

June 27 The 2015 Catawba Regional Ag + Art Tour will be take place from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, June 28, from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Calvert Training Stables will be one location on the tour!

July 11 SCEC Horse Show at Cedarhill Farm.
Visit www.southcharlotteequinecircuit.com for details.

July 11 - 12 PSJ show at Highfields Event Center

July 17 - 19 Camden Summer Classic
South Carolina Equine Park
Contact Janet Black at threesprings@windstream.net

July 18 Camden Equine Circuit Show at Foothills, SCEP & CEC
Visit www.camdenequinecircuit.com for details.

July 21 – 26 Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show Hunter Jumper Division.
Visit www.blowingrockhorses.com for details.


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, Charleston, Charlotte, Greensboro, Pinehurst, Raleigh, Southern Pines, Tryon and Waxhaw.  We welcome article and photograph submissions!