Vega Tops Field in 7th Annual EAF Grooms Class at Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show

 Andreas Vega and Liz Hudspeth's Fairfax with class sponsor and Equestrian Aid Foundation board member Missy Luczak-Smith. Photo by Sally Floyd Kay


Blowing Rock, N.C. – July 31, 2019 – Andreas Vega topped a field of 12 entries with Liz Hudspeth's Fairfax to win the $1,000 Equestrian Aid Foundation Grooms Class at the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show. 

"Last year we were fifth in this class," Hudspeth said of Vega and Fairfax. "I told him we just needed to be fourth this year. But Andreas is an over achiever!"

Since its inception in 2013, the EAF Grooms Class at Blowing Rock has been organized and sponsored by Equestrian Aid Foundation board member Missy Luczak-Smith. Winners receive a cash prize along with a class jacket from The Clothes Horse.

The 2019 class was also generously co-sponsored by Shapley's Superior Grooming Products and Equine Elixirs, who provided products to all participants in the class. "These are two companies who share EAF's commitment to the wellbeing of the equestrian community, " said Luczak-Smith. "We're thankful and proud to be associated with them."