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CMTA Annual Meeting and Trail Ride
When: May 19, 2018 at 10:30 am
Where: Bluefield Farms
936 Tuten Rd
Jacksonboro, SC 29474
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*Lunch will be provided to current paid CMTA members
 
Upcoming Fun Show Dates:
When: April 7th and Oct. 6th
Where: Happy Trails Church
9350 Augusta Road
Pelzer, SC 29669
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Recent Events

4th Annual Homegrown Holiday Bazaar

The 4th Annual Homegrown Holiday Bazaar was held on Saturday, December 2nd from 10am-4pm at Johns Island County Park, 2662 Mullet Hall Road (location of Mullet Hall Equestrian Center). This amazing location allowed for many vendors, parking, and lots of beautiful space for activities. The Holiday Bazaar serves as the Johns Island Farmers Market for the day welcoming over 100 vendors and farmers to help you Shop Local for the holidays. Admission was FREE. There was fun for all ages including live local music, holiday crafts, bounce houses, hoola hooping, pony rides, hayrides, carriage rides, Marsh Tacky Horses, Antique Tractors, Santa & Mrs Claus, awesome food trucks, and so much more! Local craft beer from Low Tide and Holy City Breweries along with wine selections on tap all day.

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