Secret Santa Fulfills Wish List for Green Chimneys Equines

January 3, 2017

In December, during a quick stop at Patterson-based Saddle Manor, Green Chimneys staff researched equine equipment for possible purchase. As they reviewed items and discussed options, other shoppers took note and began to inquire about their work. After a friendly exchange, Green Chimneys staff went back to compiling a wish list of sorts and returned to the Brewster campus.

Bear the horse in his winter coat.

The next day Saddle Manor contacted our equine staff to say that their wish list had been filled! A secret Santa was in their midst, and we couldn’t be more grateful. Our equines are thankful too, especially since this generous set of equipment provided:

  • 1 pony a cozy turnout blanket to keep him warm this winter
  • 3 horses with saddles and girths that fit them properly
  • 2 horses with their own properly fitting bridles, no longer having to share
  • As well as extra halters, brushes and other items that we were in need of

In time we discovered that the secret Santa was in fact donor and friend Mindy Levine, wife of New York Yankees President, Randy Levine. Her generosity not only illuminates the spirit of the holidays, it serves as a reminder that there are a variety of ways one can show support. Thank you Mindy!

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