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2017 Off with a Bang

Posted on May 8, 2017 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (47)

I am so sorry for the lack of posts! 2016 was a great show season for FHE, with myself showing both Roux Royale and Grande Rouge in dressage, and Carter showing Kosmos in horse trials and on the indoor show jumping circuit. Robin also debuted Tacori and Summer Breeze in the indoor show season up to 1.10m and 1.0m respectively.

Delvino (Depardieu X Rhodos X Aktuell) is now solidly under saddle and is proving himself to be quite the gentleman. A big black push ride, the perfect amateur's ...

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What a summer!

Posted on October 6, 2015 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Well things here are a busy tornado of activity, as always, with all of us doing our best to get our horses going the best we can. Carter and Kosmo had a great outing at pretraining level at Thompson Country Horse Trials, winning the dressage, having a clear cross country and finishing in second. They unfortunately missed the next three day at Alhambra, but moved up to training level for the last one.

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Posted on May 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Holy moly it has just been a whirlwind of activity here and we have tons of news to share! In February we said goodbye to Rhadix as she went to the Cooper family to teach their little girl the ins and outs of riding in  a safe and reliable way. Anyone that knows Rhadix knows how lucky she is to have such a good and patient teacher that knows so much, and we are so happy to have found the PERFECT home for the 22 year old mare. It makes all of us here feel great knowing we found the right ...

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Exciting Things to Come

Posted on January 15, 2015 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Well 2014 is over and while it may not have gone the way we planned, we did say goodbye to Daisy and Nora and wish them success in their new homes. 2015 promises to be an exciting year of restructuring for us as we bring about a new generation in the training program and start some real talent undersaddle.

At this point I'm unsure what our showing plans are, and which horses you can expect to see out and about, because we're so busy and have so many ready to shine!

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The Summer That Wasn't!

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 2:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Well it appears my bad luck it contagious, and we had a string of family health problems which prevented the show season I'd been hoping for.  Most bizarre of which I caught a cold which evolved into a lung infection, which evolved into adult croup (yes, I know it's a disease of young children!) and with all that I broke a rib and ended up needing a significant amount of time off!

With that said I did make it to the Amberlea Meadows Summer Dressage Festival (broken rib ...

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So it begins... Show Season 2014

Posted on March 21, 2014 at 12:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Well, we have hit the ground running in 2014! I have already attended two of the three installments of the Carrots and Cocktails series held at Rocky Mountain Show Jumping. I am so proud of the way my girls are handling themselves, and Melanie has started showing respectively at both 3rd and 4th level. I think it's going to be a fantastic show year! 

Melanie is now offered for sale. Please contact f...

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Winter, Once Again!

Posted on January 5, 2014 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

2013 blew in and out like a blast! We had an incredible season, with travel and new beginnings.

Ashley and Carter both had a successful show season in both the show jumping and three day eventing rings, bringing home many ribbons and getting the horses out and experiencing different rings!

I took another year off showing to focus on my university degree, which entailed travelling to Southern Italy to excavate a second century Roman cemetary. It was a once in a lifetime...

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Winter Wonderland

Posted on February 18, 2013 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Wow, it has been a long time since my last entry! Sorry for those of you wanting to keep up with our barn!

Winter has been quiet so far, and fairly uneventful (yay!) as we get ready for the upcoming 2013 show season. Melanie, my up and coming FEI mare is doing great in training, and is really progressing nicely. She made the adjustment to Ontario quite well, and is currently being stabled at the beautiful Fox Run Stables in Troy. I'm really happy with this mares progress, sh...

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August Rush

Posted on August 27, 2012 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

August has been a very tragic month for us. Unfortunately, Email, my FEI mare suffered an aortic anneurism while being wrapped in the barn, and passed away at the age of 14, August 7, 2012. This of course came as a huge shock, and we are all feeling her loss.

The mystery illness I have been afflicted with all summer is starting to subside, thanks to the help of my 'team' of doctors. This means I've been in the saddle more, now that I've emotionally recovered from the shock o...

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Summer So Far

Posted on July 10, 2012 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Again, I must apologize for my lack of regular updates. The 'mystery illness' is persisting, and after numerous tests, all we've been able to determine is that it's neurological, and these days most of my spare time is going into resting.

So far this summer, things have been going very well. Although I have not been competing in any competitions thanks to mystery illness, we've had an incredble outing by clients. I'd love to congratulate all my clients on the success they're had in the ...

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