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Note from the President:

Looking forward to seeing everyone at the annual Holiday Get-Together on Sunday, December 4th at 2pm. Misty Meadows is graciously letting us gather at their beautiful facility. Come join us for some fun & relaxation before the holidays get too busy!

Congratulations to Ava Stearns who continues to be a huge winner on her Intercollegiate Riding Team. They have been National Champions every year she has been on the team!

I am very excited about MVHC events in 2023. I won't go into all the details, but we will be hosting both Hunter & Dressage shows and intent to have Year End Awards!!! Additionally there will be western classes, gymkhana classes and clinics. Dates will be posted in January so please mark your calendars once they are up!

A reminder as winter comes upon us, that if you see a horse in need, please contact me for Equine Aid. It is completely confidential and there for a reason.

Happy Holidays to you, your families and of course, your horses!

Local Events - 2023

If you have interest in Local Events, Please contact: 
Julie Flanders  508-645-3723

January 25 : Equine Emergency First Aid Training

                     with Dr. Suzanne M. Loheac, DVM

5-7 PM, Misty Meadows Indoor Arena

$25 per person

Advanced registration is requested.

Topics covered:

  • How to conduct a physical exam

  • Taking vitals

  • Colic Assessment

  • When to call the vet

  • Emergency First Aid

  • Wound Care

Dr. Loheac is a 1993 graduate of Skidmore College and a 1998 graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation Dr. Loheac went to work at Suffolk Downs and Rockingham Park as a commission veterinarian. A few years later, Dr. Loheac took over the reins at Backstretch Vetinary. Dr. Loheac's main interests are Equine Sports Medicine including alternative therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic as well as injury rehabilitation for horses. She is certified in Equine Acupuncture, Spinal Manipulation (Chiropractic), Tui Na (A Chinese form of massage and acupressure) and Equine Performance Medicine and Rehabilitation.  From the age of five Dr. Loheac was an avid hunter/jumper rider competing up and down the East Coast until having a family. Most recently she has gotten back in the saddle experimenting with Polo. In her spare time, she likes to travel with her family enjoys taking care of the variety of animals on her farm.

Event Flyer CLICK HERE

To register, CLICK HERE.


Please let us know if you have any educational topics you would like to see covered.  We are open to any other ideas! Contact Julie (508)645-3723 or Jen Rand (774) 563-0162

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