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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 5

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series 5

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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

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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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Horse Industry Builders Roy & Joan Ionson -  To make a long story short… Part 1

Horse Industry Builders Roy & Joan Ionson - To make a long story short… Part 1

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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Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu And All In To Represent Canada At The FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final

Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu And All In To Represent Canada At The FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final

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Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu and her trusted partner, All In (Tango x Damiro), have accepted an invitation to compete in the FEI Dressage World Cup™ Final, to be held in Gothenburg, SWE, from March 31-April 5, 2021.

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Series Article 4

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Series Article 4

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

I’ve done my fair share of starting two-year-olds, and I enjoy it, but I prefer working with them when they have at least 30 – 60 days of riding on them. No one trainer can be excellent across every requirement for a horse, so I send my client’s coming two-year-olds out to a professional who excels in this area. In my view, sending a two-year-old to a reputable professional is the best first education you could give your youngster. To quote Will Rogers “You never get a second chance to make ...

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Series Article 3

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Series Article 3

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

It used to be said, the best way to keep your show horse in good mind for the next year was to give them two months off after the show season. Now, what exactly does ‘giving your horse two months off mean?’ To one person, it might be turnout, perhaps lunging a couple times a week; maybe some trail riding or a few light rides with no reining manoeuvres. To another, it means pulling the horse’s shoes; chucking them out in the field and waving at them from a distance for two months.

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

This article is for Non-pro riders who cannot always get to see their trainer over the winter, and want a great exercise to keep their horse fit, agile, flexible and adept at moving off the rider’s cues – neck rein and legs. This exercise does all that and it reinforces the basics.

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Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series

Pro and Non-Pro Reiner Article Series

Posted in Home Page articles, western riding, Equestrian News

Jen’s focus and passion is reining horses; training them and the riders who aspire to show them. Jen is a successful show person with many buckles and trophies. She is also a versatile and effective coach – many of her students have won awards and classes and go from strength to strength. Sharon is one of Jen’s students, her day job is training people in ‘soft skills’ with a specialty in emotional intelligence and she wrote a best-seller on the topic, called Tread Gently.

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Equestrian Canada COVID-19 Operational Update And Resumption Of Normal Business Hours

Equestrian Canada COVID-19 Operational Update And Resumption Of Normal Business Hours

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Effective immediately, the full five-day (37.5 hour) work week will resume for all staff. EC hours will resume on Fridays, with staff continuing to work remotely. While the financial losses due to the pandemic have not been fully recouped, employee health and welfare is a top priority and EC is pleased to support its staff returning to a full work week at this time.

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The Knabstrupper Horse - hunting for the old genes

The Knabstrupper Horse - hunting for the old genes

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A handful of people in Denmark and Germany have spent decades working hard to bring it back from the edge of extinction, saving the horse through pure breeding practices.

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