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Fountain Greene Farm sponsors riding program

Fountain Greene Farm in Wake sponsors an outreach program specializing in a hands-on riding experience. 

Leading the program is Emily Johnston Gentry who has been working with Fountain Greene for six years. “I came here and worked a couple summers with owner Nancy Banfield to get an understanding of the industry,” Gentry said. “After COVID-19 hit, I took a full-time position after I finished my bachelor’s degree in biology; I decided to stay because I loved it so much. Fountain Greene has helped me pursue a career in teaching.”

Gentry’s second career is commander in the U.S. Army reserves so she commutes when she is on duty. “The organizational and motivational skills I have learned in the Army come in very handy in the barn,” she said.

“Fountain Greene farm specializes in retired horses and lay-ups, with an extensive rehab program….

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