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Glowing Up

Glowing Up

Enzo's not the only one looking fancy lately - Harmonie has had quite the glow up over the last month!

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A Regionals Adventure

A Regionals Adventure

We are home from the Region 2 Championships! Katie showed Enzo at his very first regionals at both Training and First Level. Although the bigger atmosphere made him a bit nervous, he tried his heart out for settled throughout each of his tests. He’s made huge progress...

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Pony Play Day

Pony Play Day

It was a fun fall day playing outside with the ponies. Harmonie continues to build strength and stamina, and Enzo did a bit of cross training over poles to keep things fun and interesting!

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Settling In

Settling In

Enzo blew us away this past weekend at Waterloo! He has been getting more confident with every show, and this past weekend he truly relaxed in the ring and showed off just how amazing he can be. In addition to braving some exceptional slop with minimal warmup after a...

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Movin’ On Up

Movin’ On Up

After a few successful outings and much confidence gained, we decided it was time to try first level with Enzo. Not only did he handle the jump up beautifully, he made his debut at the level with a 69+% and a first place ribbon! Sunday brought a LOT of rain and mud,...

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Welcome Harmonie TOF!

Welcome Harmonie TOF!

Was our grand adventure a whirlwind 1200-mile trip to go pick up a new horse? Of course it was! We're super excited to welcome Amy Robinson Hanney's new project, Harmonie TOF! Many thanks to Idora Eisenhart for allowing us to bring this darling home!

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Derby Dreams

Derby Dreams

And in a super fun change of pace, we spent the day at the Lone Tree Stables Summer Derby! Addie went to Ride A Stride Performance Horses LLC in early March to be started under saddle, and Ian O Connor has been doing an absolutely fabulous job bringing her along. When...

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Pony Cup Photos!

Pony Cup Photos!

Winslow Photography LLC got so many amazing photos at National Dressage Pony Cup that we had to buy them all! Here are a couple dozen of our favorites! 😁 Endless thanks to Katie Foster of CanterWorks Dressage, LLC for helping him look so good!

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Addie’s All Grown Up

Addie’s All Grown Up

We sent Addie off to be started under saddle at the end of March, and then promptly got busy preparing for the wedding and hadn’t been up to see her since. With a long weekend for the holiday, we FINALLY had a chance to go check out her progress for ourselves…

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The Boys are Back

The Boys are Back

As soon as the first Waterloo show was over, Enzo was signed right back up for the next to keep gaining exposure and experience in the ring. And with exactly two rides under her belt since wrist surgery, Amy decided to sign George up as well to get in on the fun!

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Enzo’s First Dressage Show!

Enzo’s First Dressage Show!

After the clinic with Olivia, Katie gave the green light to sign Enzo up for Waterloo. We were all in agreement that while he’d probably be a bit overloaded in a show environment, the only way that was going to get better would be by going to shows, and there really wasn’t a reason to wait any more…

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A Winter Gone Awry

A Winter Gone Awry

When the weather turns frozen, things always tend to revolve more on survival mode around the farm and some downtime for the horses, and a bit less on training and productivity. We knew heading into this winter that thought was going to be taken to the extreme…

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Make New Friends

Make New Friends

Quarantine is over and it's time for herd introductions! Plus, who doesn't love a run in freshly fallen snow?

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Introducing Flame!

Introducing Flame!

We're excited to announce that last week's arrival was none other than Flamboyance of Genesis, a lovely mare sired by the Gold Classified Alfa of Genesis, and out of the Gold Classified performance horse, Faith by Fire DAF.

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Out with the Old

Out with the Old

Since we moved here in 2019, redoing the footing in the indoor had been on the list of things to do. It was worn out and very unstable underfoot. But the outdoor was the first priority, and then a number of other projects, and so this got pushed back on the priority...

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All Dressed Up

All Dressed Up

George was a bit confused about why he was getting all spiffed up and braided....at home. But with such outstanding results from the 2022 AHA International Haflinger Celebration Virtual Show, we had to schedule a photo shoot with all of his big ribbons! Congrats to...

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Blown Away

Blown Away

When the day for the photo shoot with the giant ribbons is also the windiest day of the year, you're very grateful for a quiet three-year-old! We did finally manage one good one! Congrats to Heidie HTE - 1st Place – 3 & ↓ Mares, Champion Mare, and Grand Champion Best...

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Everything’s a Toy

Everything’s a Toy

For ponies and kittens, EVERYTHING is a toy. Even (or especially?) the fish net used to skim the water trough!

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Grand Finale

Grand Finale

After a late start to the show season and only two shows done, Amy and George didn't want to be done already! So, with plenty of encouragement, they signed up for the open show at Regionals. Despite the craziness that is Regionals, GIANT classes, and tough judges,...

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Waterloo Summer Finale

Waterloo Summer Finale

Amy and George headed back to Waterloo this weekend to gain some more experience in the ring, and also to excitedly show with Katie's group for the first time (since they weren't at the last show). Great fun was had all around, with some shenanigans in the middle. We...

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A Party at Last!

A Party at Last!

After three long years, Amy Robinson Hanney finally made it back into the show ring with George! Despite having only a handful of shows under his belt, he forgot nothing and seemed to be as happy to be back at Waterloo as we were!

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Delivery Day!

Delivery Day!

Last summer, the field mice decided to use our arena rails as a habitrail, which brought the coyotes uncomfortably close by fall. So we decided it was time for an arena upgrade. After what feels like forever, it's finally delivery day!

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