MARYLAND HORSE COUNCIL 2012 HORSEMAN OF THE YEAR DINNER & SILENT AUCTION
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2013 TO BENEFIT MARYLAND HORSE COUNCIL AND MARYLAND FUND FOR HORSES
Contents Category: Art & Collectible Items.....................................3 Category: Books, Gifts & Collectibles ...............................4 Category: Clothing, Jewelry & Accessories ......................8 Category: Gift Certificates ..............................................10 Category: Horse Tack, Supplies and Equipment ............11 Category: Special Events ................................................13 Category: Professional Services: ....................................14
Category: Art & Collectible Items Photo
Description “Learning to Fly” Framed Art Print Artist Francine D’Antuono, Fernwood Designs Studio
A bit of poetic inspiration to go with this lovely print… The Fly-Away Horse: Oh, A wonderful horse is the Fly-Away Horse Perhaps you have seen him before; Perhaps while you slept his shadow has swept Through the moonlight that floats on the floor
--Author Unknown Art Wine Glass Set Set of four hand-painted wine glasses, signed by the artist. Sarah Lynn Richards is a world-renowned equine and animal artist, perhaps best known for her work “Kentucky Magic” as official artist of the 2011 Kentucky Derby festival. Large Framed and Specially Matted Print “Secretariat” by Richard Stone Reeves (detail of the larger work pictured here). Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Secretariat’s 1973 Triple Crown win with this limited edition print) 1012/7500). Accompanying the print is a first edition of Ray Woolfe’s book Secretariat and a beautifully illustrated autobiography The Will to Win by Secretariat’s jockey, Ron Turcotte. Framed Art Print “Out of the Blue” by Artist Francine D’Antuono, Fernwood Designs Studio
It’s so beautiful, we made it our cover photo! Large Framed and Matted Limited Edition Print “Closest Friends” by Maryland Artist Lloyd Ross, Quail Run Studio This limited edition print captures the easy friendship that often exists between horses and dogs
Very Large Framed and Matted Print “The Horse Fair” by Artist Rosa Bonheur (partial detail of the larger work is shown here). A print of one of the world’s most famous works of equine art, gifted to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Cornelius Vanderbilt in 1887, accompanied by a used but excellent copy of the book Rosa Bonheur, A Life and Legend.
Framed and Matted Print “Arabian Head Study” by Artist Carol Ratafia
Large Framed Print “Eclipse with Mr. Wildman and His Sons” by Artist George Stubbs R.A. (partial detail of the larger work is shown here)
Signed and Numbered Pen and Ink Print by Artist Gene Matras (#1596/5000)
It’s been said "if you want a stable friendship get a horse" and looking at this drawing shows us why!
Category: Books, Gifts & Collectibles Photo
Description Signed Copy of Greatness and Goodness: Barbaro and His Legacy, by Alex Brown Who doesn’t love a hero and especially an equine hero! The story of Barbaro and the people who loved him will both warm your heart and move you to tears. Add this beautifully written and illustrated volume to your collection of equestrian greats!
Hand-Crafted Coffee Mug from Winchester Pottery What could be better on a cool morning than a well fitted handsome mug decorated with an equally handsome figure of a horse full of a steaming beverage! Created and donated by Winchester Pottery.
Description The Eighty Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse that Inspired a Nation, signed by the Author, Elizabeth Letts, and accompanied by an original 1958 Seagram’s print of the National Horse Show.
Collector’s Item: The Book of the Horse, Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald, ed. Published by Borden Publishing in 1947 and in good condition, The Book of the Horse contains just about everything one could wish to know about horses, from a turn-of-the-last century perspective.
Collector’s Item: Four volume set Encyclopaedia of Sports & Games, 1911 Eager to know more about equestrian sports? Tennis? Perhaps Tiger Hunting or crocodile catching? These gold-edged, leather-bound volumes will make a beautiful addition to any library.
Collector’s Item: The Sporting Review ed. By “Craven” “A Monthly Chronicle of The Turf, The Chase, and Rural Sports in all their varieties.” Filled with wonderful illustrations and stories about a wide variety of different sports this four volume set dates from 1839 to 1942. Pair of Hunt-Themed Pewter Photo Frames
Ruby Cut Crystal Decanter with Five Cordial Glasses Delicious sipping drinks belong in beautiful glasses. This ruby cut glass decanter set and matching five cordial glasses are the perfect serving compliment to your favorite after dinner drink.
Antique Riding Crops from Late 1800’s and Early 1900’s Find yourself reminded of a bygone age when riding crops were graced with silver handles and delicate designs.
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Description Horseshoe As Art: Luck Catcher by Artist Francine D’Antuono, Fernwood Studios.
The “Lucky Foot Stable” Series Set of Four Books, Written and Signed by JoAnn S. Dawson Award-winning youth fiction series about kids and horses. "Combines adventure with valuable lessons on life and friendship. Dawson has created believable characters with a love of horses." --The Equiery
Whispering Winds Fine Pewter Wind Chimes
Signed Copy of Horses and Americans by Phil Strong, published in 1946. A richly illustrated history of horses and the role they have played in American history from the Conestoga wagons and the Pony Express to the blooded thoroughbreds and show horses of today.
Set of Equestrian Themed Cocktail Napkins with Silver-tone Metal Holder and Horseshoe Keeper
Woven Basket with 16 Rolls of Polo-Themed Wallpaper Border Crown your favorite room with “The Sport of Kings”.
Copper Horse-Themed Mobile by The Rustic Horse
The Arabians have a proverb: The wind of heaven is that which blows between a horse's ears. Hear heaven's wind as it brushes these chimes and brings peace to your home or barn.
The majestic horse, framed by a sunburst of copper, will grace any window or open frame in your home.
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Description Wine Basket with Wine Glasses Three bottle variety gift basket of 14H Vineyard wines, with two large wine glasses.
Grab Bag of Dog Toys A collection of plush dog toys, some with squeakers
“MCTA Horse Trials” framed Photograph by Photographer Katherine O. Rizzo
“Fair Hill CCI 3-Star” Framed Photograph by Photographer Katherine O. Rizzo
Hunt Scene Clock Japanese Style Decorated China Serving Plate Blessing of the Hounds Hand-Painted Serving Platter Even your non-equestrian friends will admire this lovely serving platter hand-painted with a scene depicting the blessing of the hounds. Elegant and suitable for any occasion. Framed Print of Photograph by Liz Zander Photography
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Rectangular Polished Pewter Tray from Friday’s Horse Giftware
Category: Clothing, Jewelry & Accessories Photo
Description Montana Silversmiths Boot Top Tote Go out on the town in style with this beautiful hand crafted robin’s egg blue leather purse set with hand tooled silver and sequins.
Retired Racehorse Training Project: Fleece, Hat and 100-Day Challenge T-Shirt
Leather MyWalit® Clutch Purse
Pair of Vogel Tall Dress Boots Used, in very good condition
Pair of Vogel Tall Field Boots Used, in very good condition
Eous Embroidered Belt and Perri’s Leather Key Chain Green and blue themed belt (size XS) and green key chain with leather fob and snaffle bit decoration.
Ladies’ Disney Eeyore Pajamas Ladies size L
Sterling Silver and Leather Necklace & Bracelet set by Bestia Bai Artist Ken Ashman
Description Leather and Sterling Silver Bracelet by Bestia Bai Artist Ken Ashman
Citrine, Sterling Silver and Leather Bracelet by Bestia Bai Artist Ken Ashman
Clava Leather & Canvas Large Bag, From the Feature Film “It’s Complicated” Monogrammed with the initials of the pre-release film title UNMP (Untitled Nancy Myers Project)
Nike Mid-Size Nylon Sports Duffel Bag from the Feature Film “Now You See Me” Film is due for release 6/7/2013
“Spamalot” Souvenirs from a Member of the Crew of the Hit Show Small messenger bag, Spamalot T-Shirt and Hardbound copy of the script
82nd Annual Academy Awards Memorabilia “… And you were there!” Well maybe not, but you can pretend with this actual program from the Academy Awards, and a keepsake sweatshirt in classic black and gold. “Pan Am” ABC Television Series Memorabilia Navy blue hoodie and baseball cap
Crew Souvenir Hoodie from the Hilarious 2009 Feature Film “Taking Woodstock”
Category: Gift Certificates Photo
Description One Advertisement Design Project
Two Bags of Horse Feed from Farmer’s Cooperative Association in Frederick
Custom Embroidered Jacket from Stitches by Chloe
Add some sparkle to your business or personal services brand with an ad design by Mythic Landing Enterprises One entry for Derby Cross at Maryland Horse Trials at Loch Moy Farm
Music, jumping and horses at high speed! What could be more fun?
One Cross-Country Schooling Pass at Loch Moy Farm
Practice makes perfect! Fine tune you and your horse’s cross country form; work on those ‘challenges’ you ran into last season with a cross country schooling session at Loch Moy One Entry to Spring Starter Horse Trial #2
You’ve been keeping you and your horse fit all winter. Now you are ready to get out there and start competing. The Spring Starter Horse Trials at Loch Moy are a perfect venue for the two of you! New Market-Middletown Valley Hounds 2013 Trail Riding Season Pass Winston Churchill said "No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle" .Enjoy a many hours in the saddle with this season-long trail riding pass.
Description Weekend Getaway For 2 at County Life Farm
Certificate for a Hand-Painted Travel Mug by Artist Jean Clagett, Atelier West
Description Item Custom Jeweled Brow band – Dark Brown with Red 22 and Gold “Bling” and Antiqued Brass Beads
Category: Horse Tack, Supplies and Equipment Photo
$50 Gift Certificate to Chick’s Saddlery
Chick's is America's best source for Discount Mail Order Saddlery & Horse Equipment. No gimmicks, no hidden FOB charges. Just Low Prices - Everyday - All The Time! Online Shopping at Horseloverz.com Seams Right Saddle Pad with Maryland Insignia
Back on Track – No Bow Leg Wraps, pair
Description Leather Bridle by Australian Stock Saddle Co.
3-Tiered Container of Horse Treats from The Healthy Horse and Pet This three-tiered ensemble of gourmet horse treats presented in artful layer cake boxes should win the affection of your grateful equine
Lami-Cell Nylon Breakaway Halter and Elegance Saddle Pad
One 50-pound bag of Dynasty Blue Seal SHOW Horse Feed
One 50-pound bag of Dynasty Blue Seal GROW Horse Feed
One Pair Shock Tamer Hoof Pads
Dress your horse in matching style with this handsome saddle pad and halter set
Category: Special Events Photo
Description Green Cup Polo Tickets Choice of Tickets to Green Cup Polo Saturday, September 7, 2013, noon until 6:00 p.m.
Four General Admission Tickets to 2013 Washington International Horse Show, October 23-28 Good for any day, any performance
Two Tickets to the 2013 PVDA Ride for Life Gala at Prince Georgeâ€™s Equestrian Center, June 22 & 23
Behind-The-Scenes Tour of the WJZ TV Channel 13 News at Noon Tour the station and the newsroom, then watch the noon newscast from the control room with the director and producer, and meet one of your favorite noon anchors afterwards.
Tickets for Two to the Sports Legends Museum and Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum PLUS Private BehindThe-Scenes Tour Sports fans, enjoy a day exploring the Legends Sports Museum and Babe Ruth Birthplace. Top your day off with a private tour behind the scenes in the Sports Archives where you can don white gloves and hold the Babeâ€™s bat!
Winning bidder may choose EITHER: - A pair of VIP clubhouse tickets OR - One Field-side Tailgate ticket for one vehicle and four passengers.
Category: Professional Services: Photo
Description One Lesson with USDF Silver Medalist Jane Seigler Need to brush up on your dressage and flat work? Dressage is the art of harmony between horse and rider. The study of dressage can benefit any equestrian discipline. Good for one lesson at Dressage at Sundown in Laytonsville, MD
One Month of Group Lessons at Reddemeade Equestrian Center
Whether you are an experienced rider, just starting out or have a favorite horse crazy friend or relative , lessons are a fantastic way to improve riding techniques and build experience. One group lesson each week for four weeks. “So You Wanna Be In Show Biz?” Professional Consultation
Get the inside scoop for you, a family member or friend on careers in the entertainment business from Debbie Sharp, former Hollywood creative executive and talent rep. Learn about writing screenplays, pitching creative ideas, acting, or breaking into television and feature film production. Behind-thescenes stories and scandalous gossip are included in the package! One lesson with Steuart Pittman
Get prepped for the upcoming season or just sharpen your riding skills with a lesson with Dodon Farm’s Steuart Pittman. One Free-Jumping Lesson with Steuart Pittman
Perfect your horse’s position over the jumps with a free-jumping lesson with Steuart Pittman.
One Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorse Evaluation by Steuart Pittman
Want to get an expert opinion about your off-the-track thoroughbred? Have it evaluated by the head trainer of the Retired Racehorse Training Project!
Description One Hour Therapeutic Equine Massage with Marjorie Lewis
One Braiding Job with Kirsten Lagerquist Shear Convenience MD
Equine Bodywork Session with Courtney Molino, Hands on Horses (horses located in Maryland only)
One Power Float from Friendship Equine Dental Services
After a long, hard day of grazing in the fields, chasing butterflies and eating clover, your horse deserves a relaxing massage.
Thank You for participating in this yearâ€™s Silent Auction! Maryland Horse Council is the trade association representing all aspects of the Maryland Horse Industry and Maryland Horse People Maryland Fund For Horses is a charitable organization devoted to promoting equine welfare, responsible horse ownership and equine land stewardship through programs, education and collaboration. Your Donations and Silent Auction Purchases Help These Two Organizations Continue to Serve Marylandâ€™s Equines, Equestrians and Horsemen Please See Your Horse Person Of The Year Banquet Program For More Information
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