Tryon Riding & Hunt Club Schedule of Events
|Calling All Members!!!!|
Tryon Riding & Hunt Club
Cordially invites you to attend the
88th Annual Membership Meeting
Thursday, November 21, 2013
334 South Trade Street, Tryon NC 28782
Brief business meeting followed by social hour
with light hors d’oeuvres.
If attending - Please RSVP by November 18th, 2013
email@example.com or 828.863-0480
Be sure to call & make sure your membership is up to date!
|The Tryon Riding & Hunt Club would like to formally thank the following volunteers for their tireless dedication to ensuring the success of our Horse Trials on September 21st -22nd at FENCE. Without volunteers, we could not offer the opportunity of equestrian sport to our local horsemen and horsewomen:|
*Mike & Birdie Axelrod, Laura Boineau, Jeanne Brittingham, Karen Brockway, Tippy Brown, Rocky & Hillary Burdett, Joey Cabaniss, Kathie Campbell, Margaret Covington, Barbara Crawford, Ross Fox, Weezie Frohlich, Steve & Ruth Gold, Julie Gordon, Dale Govis, Cyndie Harrell, Judy Heinrich, Katie House,Tom Jackson, Libbie Johnson, Lydia Kellett, Susie Kocher, Melinda Leake, Mitzi Lindsey, Nancy Mason, Betsy McCray, Kasey Minnick, Pamela Minnick,Dot Moyer, Linda Norris, Greg Park, Laurel Pyatt, Donna Searby, Vince & Rita Shimkus, Cobie Smith, Penny Sullivan, and Kathy Taft.
*If we missed anyone, please contact Kathryn at the TR&HC at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 828.863.0480. We want to recognize ALL volunteers!
|A reception & auction to benefit Amy Barrington, local injured professional equestrian and mom, was held Saturday, September 21st at 6:00 pm at FENCE. Hosted by the Tryon Riding & Hunt Club (TR&HC), all proceeds went to the Equestrian Aid Foundation (EAF). Attended by over 300 equestrians, family members, and horse trial participants, the evening fundraiser was capped off with a taco &qult;lite bites" supper catered by Paul Dale$rsquo;s Foothills Mountain BBQ. The suggested donation for supper was $10.00, although many in attendance wrote checks and donated far more than the suggested amount. (Photo by: Mark Lechner)|
Monies were also raised at the EAF/Amy Barrington silent auction on site. Over 200 items donated by conscientious members of both the local and national equestrian community kept participants busy and competitive at the auction. The event was fully fueled by the generosity of volunteers, who within a six-day timeframe, worked tirelessly to pull off a fun and profitable event.
EAF is a national 501(c) 3 dedicated to helping equestrians with catastrophic injuries. Sheryl Kursar, EAF Managing Director and Board Member, was present for the fundraiser. "Improving the lives of horseman in need is our mission. The outpouring of support by the community and TR&HC for EAF is strong. Our organization will assist Amy and her family in the many months to come,"stated Ms. Kursar.
|Nancy Z. Wilson, President of TR&HC, is planning on this fundraiser becoming an annual benefit. She stated, "Combined with our recognized horse trails at FENCE we know this event will be well supported by the local equestrian community and in turn, benefit those locally, most in need." Thus far, $17,000 has been raised from the Saturday night event, with more donations and payments in process. For more information on how to donate to Amy Barrington, please contact Kathryn Cunningham at the TR&HC: email@example.com or 828.863.0480.|
Be on the look-out for continued updates!
|Join the Tryon Riding & Hunt Club (TR&HC) in a community effort to help support Amy Barrington’s recovery by purchasing "Ride For Amy" benefit wrist bands. Suggested donation is $5. per bracelet. 100% of proceeds benefit Amy Barrington and her family. The Tryon area equestrian community waits and watches for fellow horsewoman and professional eventer, Amy Barrington, to improve after an accident at her farm in Hunting Country September 4, 2013. By her bedside at The Shepherd’s Center in Atlanta, GA is her husband Greg Schlappi and son, Ben. The accident happened during a schooling session, resulting in a traumatic brain injury. Let’s join together to help one of our own!|
You may purchase a wrist band or write a donation check to: Amy Barrington, at the following locations: TRHC office, FENCE, the Farm House, Little Mtn. Farm Supply, The Tack Shop in Greenville and The Hay Rack on Hwy 14.
Over $2,500. has been raised thus far, with many more wrist bands and checks in transit, from all over the nation.
|The Tryon Riding & Hunt Club urges you to express your support of local injured riding professional Amy Barrington, by donating directly to the Equestrian Aid Foundation.|
1) Wristbands available that say "RIDE FOR AMY" for $5 each. These have arrived and may be found at the Farm House, The Hay Rack, Little Mountain Feed, The Tack Shop in Greenville, TRHC office, and FENCE office.
2) We will also be having an AMY BARRINGTON Benefit Reception and fundraiser Sat. September 21st- 6 PM at equestrian side of FENCE. All entrants, volunteers and community equestrians invited. We want to support those who plan to give in all ways, best we can! Any checks brought to us directly will be taken to Amy’s family right away while we will also send donations made out to EAF with our TRHC gift.
Visit www.equestrianaidfoundation.org or for any further inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact the TR & HC at 828.863.0480 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Calling All Volunteers!|
|We need your help for the TRHC Recognized Horse Trials at Fence|
September 21st & 22nd, 2013
Please Contact TRHC for information on how you can help.
Call: (828) 863-0482
We are looking forward to another outstanding event supporting the equestrian community!
Check our website often for updates.
Block House Steeplechase Track Flooding
Dear Members and Patrons of the Block House Steeplechase,
On the evening of July 12th, Polk County was hit hard with devastating storms. Unfortunately, the steeplechase track took a severe blow when the heavy rains washed out both the North and South culverts where the Block House Creek runs under it. We are asking for your help to repair the damage as the costs may reach up to $100,000. Donations can be made to Tryon Riding & Hunt Club earmarked for 'Track Repair'. We sincerely appreciate any help that you are able to provide.
Please send to:
Tryon Riding & Hunt Club
6985 S. NC 9 Highway
Columbus, NC 28722
To view footage of the damage, please click on the following link.
Block House Flooding
|Western North Carolina is Equestrian Country|
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