Big Plans at Bruce’s Field

Bruce’s Field opens this Fall by Pam Gleason If you drive down Powder House Road this August, you will see something exciting: the stables have gone up at Bruce’s Field, Aiken’s newest equestrian showplace. Bruce’s Field, owned by the Aiken…

Thoroughbreds For All

Saratoga Puts Heart in its Work by LA Pomeroy, Photography by Megan Stapley Possibly the only thing bigger than the noble heart of a Thoroughbred racehorse is the degree of heart – and soul – that Steuart Pittman and his…

Remembering Will Tankard

The Polo Community Mourns by Pam Gleason, photography by Gary Knoll The polo community in Aiken and beyond is mourning the loss of William Tyler Tankard. Will, 31, died in a motor vehicle accident on July 30 along with his…

Remembering Mimie Percival

The equestrian community in Aiken and beyond was saddened to learn of the passing of Mimie Percival on May 5. Mimie, who lived in Aiken, was a well-known horsewoman and horse trainer who devoted her life to animals. She was…

Big May Weekend

The grass is green, the weather spectacular, and Aiken is gearing up for a big spring weekend of equestrian events.  It’s a weekend that demonstrates both the depth and the breadth of Aiken’s equestrian community, with activities for many different…