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Coagi Long, president of Equine Affaire, Inc, Previews Equine Affaire Ohio
Coagi Long, president and owner of Equine Affaire, Inc., has more than 18 years of experience with the company in a variety of areas. She joined Equine Affaire in 2003 as a member of the Marketing Department, where she facilitated numerous promotional projects. She also served as program director and as vice president and executive producer from 2006 to 2018. Coagi manages the extensive program of clinics, seminars, and demonstrations and coordinates the Fantasia performers and production for each Equine Affaire. She also oversees the company’s website, manages the production elements of each event, and supervises the day-to-day operations of Equine Affaire. Coagi graduated from The University of Findlay with a BS dual major in marketing and equestrian studies and a minor in operations and logistics management. She has primarily concentrated on dressage and hunt seat, earning several intercollegiate titles in both disciplines. She competes in dressage, and trains and breeds Warmbloods at her farm in West Mansfield, Ohio.
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Emily and Sarah Harris of Sisters Horsing Around
Emily and Sarah Harris are the sister duo of “Sisters Horsing Around,” which includes their YouTube channel, website, and social media accounts (see below). Sisters Horsing Around is a fun, engaging, informative and educational resource for horse information. As multi-discipline riders, Emily and Sarah have had a variety of experiences, and they are passionate about sharing the joys of horses. They call themselves the “Equestrian Guides” and want to help non-equestrians explore the amazing world of horses. For those that are equestrians, they want to help broaden their interests in different disciplines. They do this by creating content that can be enjoyed and understood by anyone. They also endeavor to bridge the gap between those outside the horse world and those in the horse world and bring equestrian sports into the limelight in an interesting and understandable way.
Additional Information: Catch the first Sisters Horsing Around interview on the Horse Illustrated Episode of Horses in the Morning
Links for Sisters Horsing Around
◆ Official Website: www.sistershorsingaround.com
Eric Bendick, Writer and Producer of Nature: American Horses
Eric Bendick is a director, producer and writer whose work explores connectivity, conflict and wonder at the intersection of the human and natural world. Eric has led filming expeditions in many of the last wild places, such as the Florida Everglades, the Grand Canyon, the Great Bear Rainforest, and the most remote spot in Yellowstone National Park. His work has aired on PBS, National Geographic, Smithsonian and the History Channel, as well as streamed online for numerous platforms. Eric is a current grantee of the Redford Center. His productions have garnered an Emmy, Webby and numerous other awards and accolades from major film festivals around the world. He is the writer and producer of PBS’s Nature: American Horses, which airs on February 23, 2022, and then streams online afterward.
Additional Information: Listeners can view the documentary at www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/about-american-horses/26867. And, they can watch on PBS, www.pbs.org, or the PBS Video app.
◆ Official Website: www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/about-american-horses/26867
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