Equestrian Featured in National Magazine
Liia Becker of Tide's End Farm in Georgetown, Maine has been featured
in the latest issue of American Profile Magazine. American Profile
is a nationally published magazine with a circulation of over 5
million and is a weekly, full-color magazine that celebrates hometown
grew up in Georgetown and has been involved with horses since the
age of 7. She left for Canada 10 years later to pursue her passions
in dressage and eventing, in the latter sport she was long-listed
for the Canadian Olympic Team. Returning to Maine in 1985, Becker
established Tide's End Farm in Waldoboro, where she taught riding
to hundreds of Mainers, both children and adults - many of her students
having gone on to compete at the national level.
this time she also became heavily involved in the rare Cleveland
Bay breed and she imported a stallion, Runswick Sultan, from Wales.
The breed is extremely rare with less than a 500 horses listed worldwide.
The owners of these beautiful bay horses are currently engaged in
a struggle to ensure that this pure breed which can be traced back
into the 19th century survives well into the 21st.
2000, Becker moved her farm to Georgetown where she has established
a new Tides End Farm in the area where she herself first fell in
love with horses. She continues to teach local riding lessons at
all levels from beginner to advanced and has expanded to offer residential
For more information on the riding programs or the Cleveland Bay
breed you can contact Liia Becker at (207)371-9050 or visit us
online at www.tidesendfarm.com.
The article can be found at http://www.americanprofile.com/