2019 Summit Sponsors
Last year’s Summit was incredible for its range of attendees. Vets, competitive riders, recreational riders, and trainers came from Canada, Europe and two dozens states to soak up our academic and arena presentations.
Patagonia WorkWear – makers of a new line of hemp-based apparel with jackets, vests, sweaters, and shirts. You may check out this tough, attractive apparel at our trade show where it will be specially branded with BHPS logo.
Read our review of the Barn Coat and our welcome to Patagonia as title sponsor.
The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals is the largest horse rescue and rehabilitation facility in New England. Read more about the Society here.
Lucerne Farms – After hay and grass, forage is the best option for horse feed. Forage is healthier than grain or any processed feed and is ideal for senior horses, horses in work, and when traveling. Learn more about Lucerne here.
Kate’s Real Food – We welcome Kate’s Real Food, maker of delicious, organic, and gluten free trail bars, as a new Session Sponsor. Founder Kate Schade is a big fan of multi-use access to public lands. That includes horse riders, too. Enter “Best2019” and get a 30 percent discount off your order.
Horses With Hope – this Maine equine operation pairs horses with owners and riders after thorough review by HWH staff. This rescue emphasizes the importance of consistent, quality training and is committed to helping these horses find life long homes through successful adoptions.
Stanley – makers of traditional and contemporary gear for enjoying drinks and food in the outdoors. Grab a custom-embellished Summit travel mug when you’re at Pineland Farms.
Circle Z Ranch – this amazing ranch, located in beautiful Patagonia, Arizona, focuses on horseback riding for its guests. Plus gourmet meals and supreme hospitality. Look for a raffle to win a four-day stay at Circle Z Ranch.
Bockmann Trailers – Meet Jane Mears and check out this German trailer company at all our arena presentations.
Compassionate Composting – this Maine operation is a pioneer in the above-ground burial of large animal carcasses.
Equine Guelph, University of Guelph – a leader in online equine education, this Ontario, Canada entity provides education and training to hundreds of students worldwide.
Open Ed, University of Guelph -Equine Studies certificate and diploma programs. Offering online courses to horse enthusiasts and owners across the world. In partnership with Equine Guelph, these programs provide students with the practical knowledge they need to improve the health and welfare of horses in their care.offering courses and programs to students worldwide.
Trafalgar Square Books – the Vermont company publishes some of the best equine education books, including several volumes by past BHPS presenter Dr. Gerd Heuschmann.
Flowfold – minimalist, high quality outdoor gear. We love their dog leashes! Find them at our trade show.
DogNotGone – Maine-made, tick-repellant products and high visibility gear. Perfect for you and your dog during the fall! Check them out at the trade show.
Northeast Equestrian Life – a fun, informative regional magazine, especially for horse owners and riders in the northeast U.S.
Redmond Equine – We love Redmond Rock on a Rope and other products from this Utah company. Look for them in your complimentary swag bag.
Alpine Start – This Colorado company has created an instant coffee that tastes decidedly fresh-brewed. Look for it to warm you up at our arena presentations.
Skidmore’s – we love their leather cream for all our gear. All attendees will receive a complimentary tub during the Summit farewell reception
Knotty Girlz – this woman-owned, Washington state rope company is our favorite for halters and leadlines. Check out their offerings at our trade show.
Chill Angel – This Colorado company makes luxurious pajamas and nighties from superfine merino wool. This sleepwear is blissful for all and perfect for anyone experiencing hot flashes. Look for these fun-colored, well-made garments at our trade show. Read our review here.
5 Star Equine Products – This Arkansas company has been crafting all natural, wool felt pads for decades. Owner Terry Moore is sending a few All Around pads to the Summit. Look for them at our trade show.
Pharm Aloe Equine – this company makes aloe-based products, including pellets and gel formulas, for horses and dogs, too! Each attendee will receive a complimentary syringe of Aloe Gut in his/her swag bag.
Grandy Oats – This Maine company has the yummiest granola on the market. Our favorite? Coconola! It’s organic, grain-free, and delicious. Coconut, pecans, cashews, and more. Check out their trail mixes here. Look for a gift assortment at our trade show.
Our sponsors would love to hear from you!
Have you heard of these sponsors, tried their products, surfed their sites? Let them know that their support is integral to our success and thank them for directing their energy and resources to our mission of improving the horse-human connection.