Naomi Manders to be Honored at MHC 4th Annual BBQ

EPIC board member Naomi Manders will be presented with the Anne & Gilbert Pumphrey Memorial Award in recognition of and grateful appreciation for her dedication to the equestrian trails of Montgomery County & Maryland at the Maryland Horse Council’s 4th Annual BBQ Picnic, September 18, 2010, in Fair Hill, Maryland.

In honor of MHC’s 25th anniversary, TROT will be sponsoring an informal, horseback tour of the 5,633 acres sold to the state by the DuPont family. The tour will include a visit to the cattle operation, the steeplechase course, the covered bridge and the remaining vestiges of the fox pen including the foxhound kennels. Louisa Emerick, a local who has spent many hours riding driving and walking these grounds since the early 1960’s will lead the trail ride and share many anecdotes about the grounds and its history.

Ride to begin at 11 a.m. and ends at approximately 2 p.m.
Helmet and negative coggins required.
(trail ride is free and open to non-members)
Please contact Ron MacNab for the start location and directions to the ride: (301) 622-4157 or

BBQ is from 4 to 8 p.m. (registration required)
Location: Fair Hill Equine Therapy Center, 720 Training Center Drive, Elkton Maryland 21921
To register online visit by September 10.

For more information or to print the event flyer, click here.