Tuckahoe’s Trail Ambassadors, continued...

additions saying that the club’s youth group, the Hoofpicks, will be running a kids’ area with a variety of activities such as mini lessons on how to groom a pony. TEC is also adding a few more equine rescue organizations to provide demonstrations and lectures.

Martinez & Frank Al Martinez and Stacy Frank were born and

raised in New York, spending the bulk of their lives on Long Island. A love of horses brought them together and after spending over two years searching for the perfect location for their dream farm, they settled on Maryland’s East- ern Shore. Stacy was five years old when her grandpar- ents first put her on a pony for a pony ride in a local shopping area. From there, she just could not stop with horses and eventually ended up at the Yorkshire Riding Centre in England where she earned her British Horse Society Assistant Instructor certificate before returning to the United States. She spent a brief time working at the famed DuPont breeding farm in Mary- land and taught riding lessons wherever she happened to be living at the time. Stacy graduated from SUNY Albany with a

degree in Biology and worked on Wall Street as a financial advisor for 40 years. She kept horses

in her life and dreamed about having her own farm at some point.

Al did not start riding un- til later in life while in col- lege at Hofstra University. He was introduced to horses through a friend and on his free days would take lessons at a stable on Long Island. “I just got bitten by the bug!” he said. Over the years work- ing as a public accountant, he boarded horses at a variety of stables on Long Island and also had dreams of having his own horse farm some day. “Fortunately, the person I fell in love with had the same dreams!” While both were working

in NYC, they started shop- ping for land up and down the East Coast. “Stacy want- ed to still be driving distance from her family on Long Island so we were looking at Maryland, Virginia, West continued...

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Outlaw Days (above) was a big fundraiser and community outreach project of the club for many years. Now the club puts on a fall Celebration of the Horse (below) with a variety of demonstrations and vendors.

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June 13 - 14 (Pending) (Rescheduled from May 30 - 31)

USEA/USEF Recognized Horse Trials--BN - I

July 25 & November 7 Bowmans Feed & Pet

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