Cathy Dugan, front, along with her daughter Breanna Rotell, check out the Chastain Horse Park during a Bluegrass &
Bar-B-Q summer social on Aug. 1. The two toured the newly renovated clubhouse, while they plan Breanna’s October wedding at the facility.

The Chastain Horse Park welcomed friends and neighbors to a Bluegrass & Bar-B-Q summer social on Aug. 1 in Buckhead. Guests toured the newly renovated clubhouse, and enjoyed music, food and beverages. Above, riders don’t let a little party stop them from practicing.

Catering company representatives John Beal, left, and Matt Schmitt, prepare the taste treats.

Stacy Vaughn-Gatwood, left, and Rosa McHugh, Chastain Park Conservancy executive director, chat.

Brian McHugh, left, Chastain Conservancy advisory board member, and Bill Caldwell, Chastain Conservancy board of directors member, take a pause.