Kate Hall is proof positive that a picture is worth a thousand words. Just take a look at her website Aster Equine Photography and you’ll be met by moving images of beautiful moments with horses. Her subjects are captured with an artistic flare that needs no narrative. Yet Kate’s story of how she came to stand behind the camera is unique; Northern Virginia Working Equitation (NOVAWE) proudly Spotlights and welcomes Aster Equine Photography as a NOVAWE Business Member.
Spotlight – Melissa (“Mills”) Smith
NOVAWE volunteers have had the good fortune to experience the super organization skills of Melissa Smith. Melissa, who goes by Mills, is starting her second year as NOVAWE’s Volunteer Coordinator and her second year as a NOVAWE Clinician—she is amazing in both roles.
NOVAWE Business Member Briar Creek Farm and Suzanne Liscouski offer Ace Your Obstacle Clinic and more . . .
Mary Flood of Wildfire Farm in Lovettsville, VA is a NOVAWE Business Member and owner/trainer who has been teaching and training all types of riders, including both dressage enthusiasts and serious dressage competitors, for over 40 years.
NOVAWE Business Member Another Turn Tack and Apparel, known as “The Shop,” has been supporting NOVAWE from its inception, providing NOVAWE support and show sponsorship. The Shop’s owners Karen McCarthy and Adair Soho participate in different disciplines themselves, McCarthy in Hunt Seat and Soho in Western…
VSP Dressage, LLC is a small business that brings classical dressage instruction, performance training and problem-solving sessions directly to clients across the region. VSP founder Michelle von Schmidt-Pauli has trained with American dressage pioneers and has developed and trained young to mature horses.
NOVAWE spotlight this month is on BeBalanced Hormone Weight Loss Center in Leesburg, Virginia owned by NOVAWE member Jan Benjamin. BeBalanced a non-medical, holistic approach to solving stubborn weight gain.
Gallop Web Services is an award-winning full-service web and technology company providing creative online business solutions to commercial, public sector, government, healthcare clients and of course equestrian organizations including Northern Virginia Working Equitation (NOVAWE).
NOVAWE Business Member Total Equine Veterinary Associates of, Leesburg, VA., delivers advanced, comprehensive, total equine care. Dr. Jay Joyce, DVM and his team offer a state-of-the art mobile equine clinic environment. “Dr. Jay,” as he is known, and his wife Paula built Total Equine Veterinary Associates (TEVA) upon steadfast principles familiar to most equestrians: PERFORMANCE. WELLNESS. EXCELLENCE.
Timber Dream Farm, LLC, is an idyllic place to achieve success, spanning more than 40 rolling acres beautifully set in the heart of Purcellville, Virginia. Owner and life-long equestrian Jackie Patch has an entrepreneurial spirt and focus on achievement. She offers a well-rounded board and training program and has added Working Equitation (WE) to her offerings.