Friday, September 27, 2013

Maryland Horse Council Barbecue

     Lt. Governor Anthony Brown presented the Maryland Horse Industry Board’s (MHIB) Touch of Class Award to a champion show horse and rider on Sept. 17 during the 7th annual Maryland Horse Council Barbecue at Dodon Farm Horse Training Center & Vineyard in Davidsonville. Joining him in the presentation were Agriculture Deputy Secretary Mary Ellen Setting and MHIB Chairman Jim Steele.
      Accepting the award were Ashley Foster, a 17 year-old college freshmen, and her horse Charade, a 12 year-old Warmblood gelding who trains at Rolling Acres Farm in Brookeville in Montgomery County. Lt. Governor Brown also presented a Secretary’s Citation to Kathy Schwartz-Howe, founder of Days End Farm Horse Rescue, who is retiring after 24 years as the organization’s executive director.

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