Our 4th STRIDE show of 2018 is completed, and it was a huge success! A sincere thank you to Edith Finlayson my tireless co-show manager tent-raiser & water& ice schlepper, Jennifer Bravick superior show secretary, Colleen Cohill scoring room manager and on the site EMT, Grace Glavin, our awesome new Volunteer Coordinator, Marie Davidson, amazing Energizer Bunny Trail designer, set up/break down crew, all crises Fireman -VP of STRIDE, Chris Trentelman, (& Corgi Rita) Driven Cones guru, Vickie Rollack, perfect Trail judge, all of the office staff and very hot & tired outdoor volunteers, Emily & Gary the super efficient & helpful Florida Horse Park staff who prepared the show grounds to perfection, and LAST BUT NOT LEAST, our super judges, Carol Bulmer, Karen Abbattista, & Stephanie Van den Hurk! STRIDE raised $187.50 in wearing a sea of pink on ridden & driven exhibitors & horses, in remembrance of those lost to cancer and for donations to Marion Therapeutic Riding Association. More PINK photos will eventually be posted in the website.
The winners of the BEST PINK turnout are: Kim Long- Best Pink Rider, Jennifer Nelson- Best Pink Driver, & Eva Alcorn- Best Pink Junior who will each receive a $20 STRIDE voucher! We also had over 40 pink items donated by members First Place trophies! We were honored to have Michael Poulin, FEI ‘O’ judge with nephew GP rider & medalist Larry Poulin riding at our club schooling show, and complimenting us on a great show! Thank you all, and get some rest!
Lonni Bechen- Show Manager