News release from the Summit Equestrian Center:
Summit Equestrian Center announces Bottle & Bottega paint-and-sip fundraising event
(September 8, 2014) â€” Summit Equestrian Center (SEC), a non-profit equestrian center, is hosting a Bottle & Bottega fundraising event and riders’ showcase on September 27, 6:00 – 8:00 at the stable located at 10808 La Cabreah Lane off of Dupont Road. Check in is from 5:30 to 6:00. Free Hors d’oeurves will be served and a cash bar with beer and wine will be available. Cost for this paint-and-sip experience is $40; proceeds will be used to provide therapeutic horse experiences to people with disabilities.
Guests will be provided everything needed to unleash their creativity and complete a 16 x 20 painting, including aprons, paint, brushes, easels, canvases and hands-on instruction. Enjoy wine (or a non-alcoholic beverage) and a horse show while you paint your favorite pony from SEC’s herd. Or bring a photo of a favorite pet. Either way, guests will walk away with a masterpiece to hang on their wall!
Bottle & Bottega is a franchised Fort Wayne-based business owned by Bob Lebamoff and Robin Winans. To register, go to www.paintingwithatwist.com and click on events, then public parties, then the September 27 event at SEC. For more information, contact Allison Wheaton at 260-619-2700 or or go to https://summitequestrian.org/.
About the Summit Equestrian Center
Summit Equestrian Center (SEC) is a non-profit organization founded in 2010. Its mission is to: improve the lives of children and adults of all abilities through interaction with horses. SEC provides year-round therapeutic riding lessons, recreational riding lessons and private/special events. It is the only stable in Northeast Indiana that offered Hippotherapy. The stable specializes in providing quality equine assisted activities and therapies for children and adults with physical, cognitive or emotional special needs. SEC’s therapeutic riding program incorporates education and exercise, utilizing the beneficial movement of the horse to increase physical mobility and expand range of motion while learning riding skills. In addition to equestrian skills, riders also increase focus, attention span, mindfulness, cooperation, teamwork, self-sufficiency, independence and life skills.
SEC is a member center of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH).