Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Especially Thankful

We wanted to take a quick minute to thank all of our wonderful clients for helping to make MLE what it is today. We wish you and your families a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday! Go #TeamMLE! #BeThankful #dowhatyoulove #followyourpassion

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Welcome to the MLE Team: Clasing Equestrian

We're very excited to extend a warm welcome to MLE's newest client, Clasing Equestrian! Clasing Equestrian is home to upper-level eventers Kaitlin Spurlock and Daniel Clasing. Dan and Kaitlin run a successful full-service training and lesson facility in the heart of Chester County horse country at Hermitage Farm. They both specialize in everything from breaking young horses to training and competing horses at the highest level. 

MLE will be helping Clasing Equestrian gain and maintain new sponsorships. To learn more about Dan and Kaitlin, please visit their website HERE! 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

MLE Client Holiday Auctions Sneak Peek!

Two of our MLE clients, Courtney Cooper and Katie Wherley, will be hosting holiday auctions again as their year-end fundraisers! These auctions are not only an essential part to our clients jump start on the new year, but they are a great way for equestrians and non-equestrians alike to get some great deals on a wide variety of gift items. Perfect for the upcoming holidays, each auction has something unique to offer! For now you will have to settle for a preview of items from each.

Katie Wherley's Online Holiday Auction, running from November 24th thru December 9th:

One-of-a-kind custom art piece by local artist, Kate Pell. This beautiful piece entitled "Present" is painted with beautiful shades of blue, purple and gold and would be a great addition to any space.  Learn more about Kate by visiting her site: http://www.paintingsbykate.com/


Cross country schooling passes and new Maryland International t-shirts donated from Loch Moy Farm (Adamstown, Maryland) will make the perfect gift for that Area II equestrian in your life!

Courtney Cooper's Online Holiday Auction, running from December 1st thru 16th:

A Day with the Stars
Enjoy a day at Courtney Cooper's C Square Farm with a photo shoot with your favorite "Star" courtesy of Amy Dragoo Photography followed by a private lesson with Courtney on a "Star" of your choosing with Courtney's permission! This is a priceless opportunity!

Two Nights at Little Pond Farm in Stonington, Connecticut

Spend two nights at the beautiful Little Pond Farm in Stonington, Connecticut next summer! Look forward to staying in your own 1740 house that backs up to a 100 acre farm. Enjoy the farm by harvesting veggies, collecting eggs or visiting the goats! Customize your weekend by taking a complimentary visit to the fabulous Mystic Aquarium, shop, lay on the beach or take a ferry to Block Island for the day for their famous clam chowder!

See the beautiful property for yourself: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/11825785?eal_exp=1512872162&eal_sig=828bf6ff0a64464683f56bfb1f4c18e5114b7d32af5daf908c8989498ea3b54b&eal_uid=78159686&eluid=0&euid=f041c455-e692-e7d5-0ada-7379ab0ee33a&s=22&user_id=62994445

Be sure to follow our MLE page to get the auction links once they go live so you can bid on these great items! 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

MLE Clients Are Hiring!!

Are you or someone you know looking for a job in the equine industry? You're in luck! MLE Clients are hiring!

Kerry Blackmer, Miles Ahead Farm (Adamstown, MD):
Looking for a fun weekend side job? Miles Ahead Farm is seeking part-time barn help!
We are looking for a special candidate to fill a part-time barn help position for weekends at Miles Ahead Farm starting immediately. Our ideal candidate has a good work ethic, able to take direction, work independently and has a great attitude. Practical experience with horses required. Must be at least 16-years-old and have their own transportation. Come work in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Paid position and possibility to work off board. Contact Kerry at klblackmer@yahoo.com to apply today!

Glenda Player, Playland Equestrian Center (Union Bridge, MD):
1. Live on premises handyman with horse husbandry experience.
Reliable worker to perform both as a stable hand and with maintenance work as-needed. Job duties to include: general daily horse care: turning in/out, feeding, stalls, some grooming, assisting in keeping stables tidy, etc. Maintenance around the grounds to include: splitting firewood, weed-wacking, bush-hogging, delivering round bales, maintaining fencing + grounds, plowing/shoveling snow, basic maintenance on farm machinery, basic general handyman skills. etc. Proficient in both safe operating and basic maintenance of various large tractors. Housing is on-site. Must be a self-starter, have strong organization skills, time efficient, be comfortable & have experience working around horses in stable care and work independently under direction. Pay is subject to experience. This is a live on premises position for 6 days/week. Looking for long term employment applicants only. $500/week with housing and utilities dependent on skill level. Must be 18 or older to apply. Email glendaplayer@gmail.com today with resume and references!

2. stall mucking help ASAP! Tasks to include cleaning, re-bedding, water checks and sweeping. Part-time or full-time positions available. Pay is hourly based on # of stalls and quality of work. Contact Glenda today at: glendaplayer@gmail.com for more information!

Courtney Cooper, C Square Farm (Nottingham, PA):
Four-star rider Courtney Cooper and her C Square Farm are looking for a committed individual to join the team starting in January! This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to dramatically improve their riding and become a well-rounded horse person in all aspects of the industry.

Accepted working students will receive expert instruction from a 4**** rider and will gain insight into many facets of the equine industry including breeding sport horses, running a successful sales business, and competing and training at all levels through FEI.

Working students receive board for one horse and housing in a spectacular new apartment on the farm. Your own horse is not required though, as we have plenty to ride here.

Our ideal candidate is hardworking, responsible and willing to learn as much as possible. Preference given to students willing to commit to 6 months or more. If an opportunity like this appeals to you, please contact Courtney Cooper at csquarefarm@gmail.com.