October-November 2016

Welcome to The Aiken Horse webpage, the online home of The Aiken Horse, a bimonthly magazine style newspaper serving the equestrian world in Aiken, SC and beyond. We have stories about horse people of all ages and disciplines, as well as stories about horses of all sizes, shapes and breeds. If it happens in the Aiken horse world, we will be there to cover it.

Click on the cover image to access our current full digital edition. Check out our latest news for digital content to keep you up to date on everything that is happening on the Aiken equestrian scene. We also have an online calendardirectory of services and online classifieds. Of course, you can also find out about advertising, and you can pay your advertising bill with us on our online secure server.


USPA National Copper Cup Final: Joaquin Panelo tries to ride off Del Walton.  Gary Knoll Photography




12 News & Notes

18 Aiken’s Horsemen: Polo & Jumping

20 Hunt Directory

24 Frodo, A Special Horse

28 Bill Simpson: New Chairman for Track

30 Ask The Judge



40 Thoroughbreds in the Show Ring

44 Patty Merli Saddle Fitting

48 USPA Copper Cup in Pictures

52 USPA Copper Cup Report

54 George Morris in Camden

56 Liza Boyd on the Hunter Derby



64 Secret Lives

69 Amy Brown, Quarter Horse Queen

70 Riding the Mongol Derby

72 Timber Frame Revival

74 Stable View Oktoberfest

77 Calendar of Events

84 Classifieds

85 Directory

86 Index of Advertisers