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July 7th 2018 
Meet a Marsh Tacky at Longfield Stables Palmetto Bluff
Detailed information and registration packet
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October 4th -7th 2018
Oak Hill Trail Ride
306 Long Rd. , Saluda, SC 29138

November 3rd 2018
Low Country Fair hosted by Santa Elena History Center
See below for information about last year’s event!

November 9th -11th 2018 
Ward Ride

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Recent Events

CMTA Annual Meeting and Trail Ride
May 19, 2018 at 10:30 am
Bluefield Farms
936 Tuten Rd
Jacksonboro, SC 29474
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*Lunch was provided to current paid CMTA members as well as CMTA t-shirts for those who renewed their memberships at the meeting.
Don’t miss it this year!
The Santa Elena Lowcountry Fair

The Santa Elena Lowcountry Fair with Historical Flair Race and Fun Show was held on November 18, 2017 at CottonHall Plantation. The day was filled with demonstrations, music, tours, re-enactments, as well as Marsh Tacky races. Riders and their horses also demonstrated their abilities to navigate an obstacle challenge.The Obstacle Challenge was enjoyed by the those who came over and watched our competitors. They asked lots of questions and found the explanations fascinating!


Our competitors were:
Houston – Wendy Soltis
Cornbread – Nicky Wiggins
Belle – Chase Hills
Tipsy – Daniel Lowther
Henry – Becky Wiggins
Cowgirl – Miranda North Rawson
Rabbit – Adam Faust
Ace – Johnny Speissegger
Bo – Charles Hills
Lil Horse – Marc Hudson
Kiss – Ricky Warren

Possum – Ricky Warren

The races were very exciting! Horses and Riders gave the spectators quite the show. The competitors were:Heat 1 Geldings:
Ace ridden by John Eddie Speissegger
Henry ridden by Becky Wiggins (winner)
Lil’ Horse ridden by Marc HudsonHeat 2 Mares:
Cowgirl ridden by Miranda North Rawson (winner)
Mariah ridden by Alexis WHeat 3 Gelding/Stallion:
Buck ridden by Amy Merritt (winner)
Bo ridden by Charles HillsHeat 4 Mares:
Tipsy ridden by Nicky Wiggins
Tractor ridden by Daniel Lowther (winner)Semi-final Heat Geldings:
Henry ridden by Becky Wiggins
Buck ridden by Amy Merritt (winner)

Semi-final Heat Mares:
Cowgirl ridden by Miranda North Rawson (winner)
Tractor ridden by Daniel LowtherFinal Heat:
Cowgirl ridden by Miranda North Rawson (winner)
Buck ridden by Amy Merritt