The welcome arrival of crisp autumn breezes after a summer of unrelenting heat can often breed inspiration. In this issue, we introduce you to international and national organizations—large and small—in which celebrities, royals, equestrians of all disciplines, and unsung heroes are doing extraordinary philanthropic work.
Just back from competing at the Rio Olympics with his off-track Thoroughbred, U.S. eventer Boyd Martin exemplifies an athlete in a perpetual state of doing the impossible. His personal story is riveting, and his emotional and physical resilience is awe inspiring.
Our interview with actor Greer Grammer seemed perfectly timed for our “Giving Back” theme. She is the daughter of film stylist and makeup artist Barrie Buckner and Emmy-Award-winning actor Kelsey Grammer and stars in Emma’s Chance, a film about a young woman whose life is transformed after bonding with an abused horse. Filmed on location at Red Bucket Equine Rescue, it was Greer’s first foray into the efforts taking place at horse rescues.
You’ll find a different sort of inspiration, this of the natural world, as you read our associate editor’s personal account of“Glamping" in Montana. A once confirmed non-camper, she readily embraced the resort’s luxury style of camping. Travel with her as she drives cattle, takes on a ropes course, and masters the art of s’more making.
And much, much more!
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