Archive for July, 2012
Tonight, at 8 p.m. on CNN, for one hour Nancy Grace and her panel of experts will discuss the July 9 murder of equine photojournalist and Maryland native Sarah Libbey Greenhalgh. Another Maryland native, and a childhood friend of Sarah’s, Liz Bere, will be interviewed in the second half of the show. To the best [...]
Maryland’s own Suzanne Stettinius is headed to the U.S. Olympics to complete in the women’s modern pentathlon! In this interview with Channel 13′s Denise Koch, Suzanne talks about how she grew up riding, learned to shoot from her dad, and – as a natural athlete – of course, ran and swam, but that it was [...]
Too late for the July Trails issue of The Equiery, but this just in: The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has launched a directory to Maryland bridle trails that were once railroad lines. The service provides maps, photos, a description plus reviews and ratings. Pretty nifty!
The Maryland Horse Industry Board (MHIB) recognized the sport of dressage when it presented the Touch of Class Award to one horse, a national coach, and three U.S. Dressage Federation gold medalists who have helped propel Maryland’s dressage community into the national spotlight. Jousting, which is Maryland’s official state sport, offers four national titles available, [...]
The Maryland Horse Industry Board (MHIB) will be accepting grant applications for non-profit research, educational and promotional equine activities, beginning August 1. The board intends to award up to $25,000 in grants that support or develop new opportunities for Maryland’s horse industry. Applications must be received by October 1, 2012.
UPDATE 10/17/12 The autopsy reports have come back. According to the Virginia Medical Examiner’s Office, Sarah’s murderer killed her with a gunshot to her neck. No arrests have been made. (Fauquier Now) Sarah’s mother, Poolesville resident Sara Lee Greenhalgh, was interviewed by WJLA TV Channel 7 on October 10, 2012. “Sarah’s Story” (The Equiery, August 2012) [...]
UPDATE 10/17/12 The autopsy reports have come back. According to the Virginia Medical Examiner’s Office, Sarah’s murderer killed her with a gunshot to her neck. No arrests have been made. (Fauquier Now) Sarah’s mother, Poolesville resident Sara Lee Greenhalgh, was interviewed by WJLA TV Channel 7 on October 10, 2012. “Sarah’s Story” (The Equiery, August 2012) ORIGINAL STORY: Equine photographer, [...]
The Governor wants to know: what do you think of the proposed changes to the Nutrient Management regs?
Remember back in early June, we reported that the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) had submitted to the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review (AELR) proposed changes for the state’s nutrient management regulations, in order to bring them into compliance with federal environmental regs? Well, the proposed regs have finally been released to the general [...]