Long-time volunteer and equestrian enthusiast, Ann McNemar of Bethesda died on June 25 at the age of 66. Ann was heavily involved with all aspects of the equestrian world. She owned a horse named Barbie for some time and was a volunteer at several local horse trials and three-day events. She was the chief scorer for the Waredaca Horse Trials for nearly 30 years and also assisted as a jump judge, cross-country starter, or wherever she was needed. Ann was a scorer for the eventing competition at the 1996 Olympic Games held in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ann was born and raised in Ohio and earned her Master’s in Pediatric Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh. During her nursing career, she served in Kassel, Germany and Alconbury, England as a school nurse. She also worked for 35 years at the National Institute of Health as a pediatric nurse. This past May, Ann was recognized by the federal government for 40 years of service.
Ann’s life will be celebrated at a Memorial Meeting at Sandy Spring Friends Meeting in Sandy Spring, MD on Saturday, July 23 at 2 p.m.