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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 10

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 10

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

I think you can never have enough preparation. Fail to prepare, prepare to fail as they say. I love always having something to work on!

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A Tribute to Joan Ionson (1937-2021)

A Tribute to Joan Ionson (1937-2021)

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

Sadly, the Ontario equestrian community has lost another legend with the passing of Joan Ionson (nee Worthington) in October. Joan was the eldest of three children, born in London, Ontario on July 27, 1937. Although it was her husband, Roy, who was famous for his story-telling, Joan could tell a good story too. I asked her one time how she got into horses and how she met Roy?

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 9

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 9

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

It’s the Steel City Slide show at Ancaster Fairgrounds! - Friday August 27 – Sunday, August 29!

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Obituary - Gloria (Diceman) Egerton

Obituary - Gloria (Diceman) Egerton

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, horse-racing, western riding

Gloria Egerton, wife of the late George Egerton, passed peacefully at her home with her best friend Peggy Burne at her bedside on August 11, 2021. Born in 1945, in Concord, Ontario, daughter of the late Matilda and George Diceman.

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 8

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 8

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

In my day job, I work with big businesses across North America, across all levels, mainly senior level management. I train them in understanding their own behaviour, personality, emotional intelligence, and cognition. The purpose of this is to help them become more self-aware; so they can answer questions such as: ‘What’s it like to be around me at work?’ or ‘Am I helpful or harmful to others on my team?’ and ‘What are my personal strengths?’ I also guide them to consider any challenges they...

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 7

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 7

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

We often talk a lot about the horse’s body position, yet we don’t address our own position as a rider enough.

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series  6

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series  6

Posted in Equestrian News, Home Page articles, western riding

We often talk a lot about the horse’s body position, yet we don’t address our own position as a rider enough.

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Roy Ionson – A Story or Two

Roy Ionson – A Story or Two

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

The first OQHA futurity was held at the Ionson farm in Georgetown. “I can see it right now,” said Roy. “Here’s my arena, it’s got a big wet spot in it, right inside the big doors. I got a pile of bark stripped off cedar posts and dumped a big pile of dirt on top of it and it held.”

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 5

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 5

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

I can’t say enough about how important transition work is in training. I believe a lot of riders don’t do enough of these in their workouts.

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Horse Industry Builders Roy & Joan Ionson -  To make a long story short… Part 2

Horse Industry Builders Roy & Joan Ionson - To make a long story short… Part 2

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

The first OQHA futurity was held at the Ionson farm in Georgetown. “I can see it right now,” said Roy. “Here’s my arena, it’s got a big wet spot in it, right inside the big doors. I got a pile of bark stripped off cedar posts and dumped a big pile of dirt on top of it and it held.”

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