Excerpt from the January issue of Heels Down Magazine:
By Wendy Angel
As costs increase, one series aims to make shows more affordable.
Horse showing is expensive. There’s no getting around that. From transportation to stabling, fees, classes, coaching and housing, the costs can be prohibitive to some riders, limiting their show schedule or keeping them from showing altogether. This can especially be true for those wishing to have a winter showing experience in Florida.
But where others saw a loss, Olympian and grand prix show jumper Nona Garson saw an opportunity. About six years ago, she and business partner George D’Ambrosio – a former grand prix show jumper and brother of course designer Anthony D’Ambrosio Jr. – began a series of hunter/jumper shows in Florida at The Ridge in Wellington, with the goal of bringing back affordability to those who need it.
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