It was indeed a blue ribbon day recently for Caitlin Schoemmell and her horse How Do You Like Me Now. What most do not know is that this horse was also a “rescue” horse, meaning it had been rescued from abusive conditions by the United States Equine Rescue League (USERL) over four years ago.
Sometimes it takes a tragedy for action to be taken in a certain area. The residents of Chesterfield County experienced just that back in January when a 1st grader died while in school due to an allergic reaction which caused an anaphylactic shock.
It is a rare thing to find someone who has achieved success in a field not only in one aspect but in two divergent ones. Luckily we can find such a person right here in Chesterfield resident, Keith Jones.
Take the turn off of Route 10 in Chester onto Harrowgate Road and you will immediately see it straight ahead. An old, two-story, odd-shaped brick building that has been painted over with gray paint. Odd-shaped to fit the plot of land where it was built, it’s sort of our southern version of Fenway Park.