Hot, hot, hot! Juan Pablo Galavis, the star of ABC’s “The Bachelor,” was looking for true love on the popular reality show and was often seen taking off his shirt for the camera and for the ladies. One thing Juan Pablo didn’t take off, however, was a bright orange rubber Step By Step Foundation bracelet that he hoped would also capture the audience’s attention. Over the past three years the handsome bachelor, who is a single father, has played an active role in helping his friend, charity founder Liliane Stransky (who is also the owner of Stransky’s Mission Farm), spread the word and gain attention for children in need around the world. Juan Pablo and Liliane are hoping the equestrian world will follow suit and also wear the bracelets. Order a bracelet at www.stepbystepfoundation.com or find Liliane and fellow supporters at the horse shows! Photo courtesy of ABC/Craig Sjodin
Grand Prix Equine in Bridgewater, Connecticut is pleased to announce that Dr. Johanna Kremberg has joined Dr. Mark Baus. Established in 2009, Grand Prix Equine provides veterinary care to horses in the Fairfield and Westchester area. Dr. Kremberg will offer a wide range of services to include wellness and dental care. In addition to a full range of services at the stable, Grand Prix Equine will be providing emergency care for client’s horses under Dr. Kremberg’s care. For more information about Dr. Kremberg and Grand Prix Equine, go to grandprixequine.com, call (203) 733-0789 or send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) and to Tuft’s Chase Boggio on taking home top honors from the Collegiate Tournament of Champions!
Partners for Youth, a non-profit charity based in Lexington, has been named the Official Charity of the 2014 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover. While Equestrian Events, Inc., the producer of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, makes annual donations to several local charities, this is the first time in the history of the event that an Official Charity has been selected. Congrats!
A picture paints a thousand words. Jim Dratfield, of Jim Dratfield’s Petography, generously donated photography packages to the silent auctions at the annual Gala to benefit JustWorld International and to the fourth annual winter Who Reins Supreme fundraiser for the Equestrian Aid Foundation. Way to go Jim!
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame has produced a new book featuring the plaques of all Hall of Fame inductees, plus articles by Hall of Famers Frank Chapot, Mary Chapot, Kathy Kusner, George Morris and Melanie Smith Taylor. Books are presented to ribbon winners in the Show Jumping Hall of Fame jumper classic series.
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