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Keeping The Tradition Alive

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endy and Mike Smith recently held a reception for the Upperville Horse

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Show at their Wellington, Florida home, Smith Stables. The show, which dates to 1853, overflows with history and is set to take place this year from June 1-7. Smith, who is president of the show, wanted to let those gathered

know that a $1million dollar renovation has taken place at the stately grounds with new footing, new rings and much more.

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The event was held in an

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expansive white tent, with a massive white stallion sculpture standing behind a four-sided bar, its head decorated with a lampshade and lights. The drinks Elizabeth Wiley, Lillibet Motion and Sloane Coles

were flowing but we were

Joe Fargis and Anne Cahill

so excited to see so many old horse show buddies and Middleburg friends

Gavin and Alden Moylan

nibbles were endless…sliders, fries and mini fajitas. Finally, Smith concluded: “We’re going to keep the tradition alive.”

Haley, Beverly, Nancy and Graham Alcock

Jeff Blue and Leslie Clark

John Coles and Jim Thompson

Henri and Katie Prudent with Amy Nunnally

Ramiro Quintana

The white stallion

April, 2013

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Tom Wiseman with son, William

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March 2015

we forgot to partake. The

Wendy and Mike Smith

Vicki Van Metre and Penny Denegre

Roy Perry and Barbara Roux

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