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

March 29, 2017

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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.

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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