is an active rider / competitor, freelance journalist, and a USEF R-rated dressage
judge, an R-rated eventing judge, and r-eventing TD. She managed her first schooling
show in 1974, and her first nationally recognized event in 1976.
Buck Smithson evented through the Open
Preliminary level, and is now an active volleyball and USSF Grade 8 soccer
referee. He helps organize shows, and works as head scorer and chief of set-up
/ breakdown. In real life, Buck works at Smithson of Southern Pines, a quilting
plant specializing in high end custom bedspreads and window treatments.
Shows are run out of the home
office at 1745 East Connecticut Avenue, Southern Pines N.C. 28387. Phone/fax 910-692-1788.
All horse show secretarial work is subcontracted to Martie
Healy of Equestrian Secretarial Services, Gainesville, Florida. Martie
has over 20 years experience organizing, managing, and secretarying horse
shows of all disciplines, including dressage, horse trials, hunters and jumpers
and combined driving events. Her Basingstoke Web Designs specializes is equestrian
web sites, including the North Carolina Hunter-Jumper Association, and the
North Carolina Dressage and Combined Training Association.
Contact us at info@SportingServices.net