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Loganberry Fest features vault demo

Nathan Whalen / The Record  Charlotte Gallelli, a 15-year-old Langley resident, practices her vaulting skills on Kirbey, a 14-year-old Percheron, at the Greenbank Farm Thursday in preparation for the Loganberry Festival that takes place this weekend.Equestrian Crossing will be holding demonstrations on vaulting, which is similar to gymnastics on a horse, and hippotherapy, which is a form of physical

therapy that utilizes movements of horses, at the Loganberry Festival. The festival takes place at the farm owned by the Port of Coupeville, features pie eating contests, live music and vendors and is a celebration of the publicly owned farm. The festival goes from

10 a.m to 5 p.m. each day. Equestrian Crossings is a Whidbey Island-based nonprofit association that offers horsemanship activities for able-bodied and special needs people. For more information, go to www.equestrian

crossings.com.

 

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