The day had arrived! We got to officially meet "our" horse for the next 6 days. We piled on all of our layers, fully aware we would be riding into snow that morning and had a quick breakfast of breads, croissants, jams and coffee. Since the plans had changed, we would be staying in that… Continue reading Fun in France – Part 3
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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
Do you have goosebumps yet? In October 2016, team riders Sarah and Rose rode in the inaugural Race the Wild Coast from Port Edward to Kei Mouth in South Africa. Throughout the race, they and ten other riders were filmed on their journey... the product of which will be coming soon to your screens! Stay… Continue reading Racing the Wild Coast – Movie Coming Soon!
August 19 and 20th I packed up my car and headed to Solstice's home, at the Ganaraska Forest for the Summer's End OCTRA ride. This is a particularly special ride, as it started as a training clinic a few years ago and has grown both in popularity and in size as generous landowners allowed the… Continue reading Summer’s End Ride
Thanks to a recommendation from her sponsor, Mad Barn, Sarah was invited to speak at Horse Day during the 51st Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week on the topic of travel and horses. Our drive up was not at all bad, despite what the radio station was telling everyone. The event suffered unusually low turnout for the… Continue reading Horse Day at Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week
It all started out last weekend when Sarah and I set out to discover some new trail she had found on Google maps. When it turned out to be a dead end, we decided to ride down the road a little ways to see if there was another entrance. As we were riding along, we… Continue reading Jingle All The Way
Throughout Race the Wild Coast, Sam, Monde and I led the group and we eventually dueled it out in a 500m sprint for the glory at the finish line. While it was very exciting to call myself a "leader" or "winner", this race was more about the adventure than a win. If you are considering entering… Continue reading The Downsides of Leading
The last ride of the OCTRA season was held on October 16, 2016 in the Larose Forest at the eastern end of Ontario. It was quite a long drive for me (about 6 hours one way) but I like supporting new rides. There aren’t very many in Ontario so the more we get, the better.… Continue reading Lopin’ Larose