National Dressage Championship

Help Jen Verharen & Antano get to Chicago for the 2014 National Developing Horse Prix St Georges Championships August 21-24th!

We never thought is could happen in only our second year of competition together but it has! Antano and I have qualified for and been invited to compete in the National Developing Horse Champonships. Despite some hurdles in our path, I have decided to step up and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to represent Washington and have accepted the invitation. It is not an easy thing to ask for money. I have recently been reminded, however, about how much I have loved the opportunities I have had to contribute to making the dreams of others' come true and I got it. Maybe others will love to be a part of making mine come true as well! This trip will simply not be possible for us without the help of our village. I will be paying all of my own travel and competition expenses out of pocket but will need to raise the funds for Antano's travel costs in order to be able to go. Who would have thought it cost so much to Fed Ex a horse?!?! If you know me well, you know that each donation made here, each person who sponsors us- whether with money, time, talents or simply words of encouragement will be paid forward somehow somewhere sometime. Thank you so much for being a part of what will be a grand adventure for us and will be the culmination of years of long hours, hard work, sweat, deep heartache, great joy and connections with many amazing people. Chicago or bust!
  • Janiine Babcock 
    • $75 
    • 82 mos
  • Blake Peterson 
    • $50 
    • 83 mos
  • laura mcgillicuddy 
    • $100 
    • 83 mos
  • Ellen Peterson 
    • $35 
    • 83 mos
  • Erica Temple 
    • $25 
    • 83 mos
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Jennifer Verharen 
Vashon, WA
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