Horseman Damian Gardiner was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and has no health insurance. A number of West Coast equestrians are banding together to raise money for his treatments and continued care.

They are having a silent auction as well as a dinner party to raise money.

For information on the Damien Gardiner Medical Fund, and a list of some of the great items available to bid on at the silent auction, please visit the following link and help out if you can:


For further information on the various fundraising efforts for the Damien Gardiner Medical Fund, including the fundraising dinner party at The Swede Equine Show Stables and a special one day clinic by Bernie and Christine Traurig, visit the following link:


For further information and to make a donation, please make check payable to the Damien Gardiner Medical Fund and mail to Jenny Carbonari, 310 South Twin Oaks Road, #108-290, San Marcos, California 92078.

Or go to: to donate directly.