Education, Just for Fun, Rider - Ashley, Uncategorized

If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle – Rita Mae Brown

With the popularity of shows like “Downton Abbey” depicting glamorous and exciting hunting scenes with women riding sidesaddle, the discipline is seeing a resurgence in those looking to learn how to ride as a beginner, to those more experienced riders wanting to be able to hunt sitting aside. Thanks to the Ontario Sidesaddle Association hosting… Continue reading If the world were a logical place, men would ride side saddle – Rita Mae Brown

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cowboy mounted shooting
Rider - Ashley, Uncategorized

It’s like barrel racing, but with guns

It sounds pretty redneck but it is one of the fastest growing equestrian disciplines.  A horse, guns, balloons, and a stopwatch and BANG! You have cowboy mounted shooting. I have been wanting to try this sport for a few years now.  While I was participating in the St. Tite Rodeo in St. Tite, Quebec with… Continue reading It’s like barrel racing, but with guns

ontario mounted special services unit
Rider - Ashley, Uncategorized

Ontario Mounted Special Services Unit

In addition to endurance, Splash will soon be holding another side job as a member of the Ontario Mounted Special Services Unit (OMSSU). The OMSSU offers the following services: Wilderness, rural & urban/suburban searches for missing/lost persons Disaster response ground teams & manpower assistance Assist with large animal rescue that results from natural or man… Continue reading Ontario Mounted Special Services Unit