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Have you created a training plan yet?

With daylight savings happening last week, we have an extra hour to ride in the evening! Which means training begins NOW! Have you prepared your training plan yet?

Eat Sleep Ride Repeat

March is a tough time of year for getting out riding.  I don’t know about you, but by this time, I am no longer excited about the snow and the cold.  I find more excuses not to ride than i would have early in the winter, even though I know that now is the time to start ramping up my training.  Its just the cold…. I am so sick of it.  It has gone on long enough!  This year is particularly bad, because we had a brilliant warm snap in February, so going back to temps near -20C feel more like I am jumping into the arctic ocean than looking toward spring.

So what do I do instead? I make my plan for the year!  Its a great time to start because it will help me be accountable for the next few weeks while temps remain below 0, but it will also…

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Endurance Racing, Promotion and Special Events, Race the Wild Coast (South Africa) 2016, Videos & Helmet Cams

Racing the Wild Coast – Movie Screenings in Southern Ontario

  More screenings To Be Announced, please keep checking back and follow us on Social Media to be the first to know! Want to bring the film to your riding club or event?  Contact us to arrange a screening  or clinic.  

Education, Endurance Racing, Rider - Sarah

The Basic Trail Guide for a First Time Distance Rider

Article originally appears in Equestrian Ontario Magazine, December 2017 (pick yours up at your local Ontario tack shop today... FREE!) If you have been following our series, you are likely now on your horse, looking down the open trail from the start line, about to embark on your first 6 or 12 mile distance ride! … Continue reading The Basic Trail Guide for a First Time Distance Rider

Endurance Racing, Just for Fun, Rider - Sarah

15 Types of People You’ve Definitely Seen at an Endurance Ride

1. The Old Hat The distance between this rider's legs doesn't change when they dismount, and they have more miles under their girth than a migratory bird.  Their horse never seems to break from its perfect 10mph trot and never seems to be all too taxed.  The fountain of youth may be dry, but the… Continue reading 15 Types of People You’ve Definitely Seen at an Endurance Ride

Just for Fun, Rider - Sarah

Take advantage of cold and flu season – show your helmet some love!

Us equestrians are a tough sort.  All that time in the barn getting filthy and we get to brag about how our immune system is almost that of a superhero.  But alas, every superhero has a kryptonite.  Mine is children, so when exposed to the young'uns at a family holiday gathering, I immediately fell into… Continue reading Take advantage of cold and flu season – show your helmet some love!

Just for Fun, Rider - Sarah, Videos & Helmet Cams

11 Reasons to Love Love Love Autumn Riding

The colours (duh!) Do I even have to say anything here?  Yeah green is nice and fresh, but nothing beats the vibrant reds and yellows of the season.  Plus, it goes with all my tack. 2. The BIG trot Cooler weather + endurance season fit horse = wheeeeeee!!!!!!!!  The giant gaits and frisky snorts are… Continue reading 11 Reasons to Love Love Love Autumn Riding

Promotion and Special Events

Competition extended – come visit Sarah at the Caledon Tack Swap or Ashley at the RAM Rodeo Finals in Newmarket

Scroll down... like... farther... read that post just before this one then come on back. Check?  You know whats going on?  Cool! I'm popping in here to let everyone know that time has NOT yet run out on our contest.  You can still post photos of you wearing our ESRR gear for a chance to… Continue reading Competition extended – come visit Sarah at the Caledon Tack Swap or Ashley at the RAM Rodeo Finals in Newmarket