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Aside World Magazine

Spring 2020 Issue 

2020 Friday ISSO Social March 6th


Photo to left is of Pie Truono, Barbara Drogo, Mary Beth Walker, Sara Brown, Shelly Liggett, and Tammie Conway at Dover Saddlery in Chantilly, VA. The start of the day!

Photo Credit by Nice Dover Employee

Below collage of ISSO exclusive lunch at the Side Saddle Cafe in Middleburg, VA. The cafe was closed for several months prior to our lunch for renovations but opened exclusively for ISSO for their first opening service. Elaine prepared a Special Menu for the ISSO ladies for the day and we all want to Thank You tremendously for your hospitality, generosity, and the fantastic food! If you ever find yourself in Middleburg Virginia you have to put The Side Saddle Cafe on your "must do" list!

Photo Credit: Tammie Conway and Elaine Boland

Photos below include The Middleburg Tack Exchange and The Tack Box both in Middleburg. Then we had a fun shopping date at Tri County Feeds where we had the added bonus of Sheely Liggett getting to ride the "Quarter Pony" in front of the store! Pie Truono so kindly chauffeured us around in "Big Girl" throughout the day! Thank God it has a big trunk! The next stop was Horse Country where Jennifer Stevenson found a beautiful habit and we bought a new side saddle book. We finished the shopping day at The Galloping Grape where people could shop for tack and wine at the same time! Then we ended the night picking up some more people and eating a great dinner as a group!

Photo Credit by Tammie Conway & nice shop employees

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