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In Photos: "Mary's Wedding" Equestrian Field Trip

<p>l-r: Trainer Rebecca Buehler, Lexi Lapp on Butter the horse, Alex J. Gould on Chiron the horse, and trainer Alishia Cook in the indoor arena at Farmhill Equestrian Center.</p>

The cast and creative team of Mary's Wedding took a field trip to research and ride horses at FarmHill Equestrian Center as part of the rehearsal process for Mary's Wedding.

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Actor Alex J. Gould (Charlie) learns about grooming techniques with Chiron, the horse.
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Director Brandon Woolley, Stage Manager Mark Tynan and Production Assistant Bailey Anne Maxwell joined the cast.
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Lexi Lapp (Mary/Flowers) learns how to properly saddle Butter with trainer Rebecca Buehler.
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With assistance from trainer Alishia Cook, Alex takes Chiron for a ride around the barn. (Or is it the other way around?)
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Home to 34 pampered horses and their happy owners, FarmHill Equestrian Center is a full-service dressage and jumping facility located in Ridgefield, Washington.
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Trainer Rebecca Buehler and Lexi Lapp with Butter.
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Trainer Rebecca Buehler, with the help of Butter, teaches Lexi Lapp about the basics of horse riding.
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Trainer Alishia Cook with Alex J. Gould and Chiron.
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Farmhill Equestrian Center has a 60’ x 120’ indoor arena with lights, mirrors, and shredded cedar bark ("hog-fuel") footing, perfect for Horse Training 101.

All photos by Kate Szrom.

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