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Happy Birthday Walter

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Happy Birthday Walter

Today marks a very special day in our horsey life, it is Walter's birthday.  His story starts out as so many horses, born in Germany with impressive blood lines,  successfully competed on the European circuit before being imported for a rider's lofty Olympic goals. The partnership did not end well, literally leaving Walter standing alone in a Grand Prix field.  Luckily for Walter, a groom from his barn bought him and together they had a great career competing in the 1.30m jumper along the West Coast circuit, as well as Spruce Meadows. As typical with many horses, Walter had met...

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Spotlight on Brand Ambassador Grace Tuton

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Spotlight on Brand Ambassador Grace Tuton

  The start of the 2017 show season for our Ambassador Grace Tuton has been nothing short of a whirlwind.  Within a space of four weeks, she has competed at HITS Coachella, HITS Ocala, and the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF Week 5). Grace has shown both her own horses, as well as catch riding on the East Coast circuit, achieving impressive results on both coasts. Grace is a well-known hunter & equitation rider on the West Coast. Her stable, Nicodemus Farms is based at her home in Scottsdale, AZ.  Managing her own horses, under the guidance of her trainer Sherry...

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Easy Street wins $20,000 Foxstone USHJA INTERNATIONAL DERBY

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Easy Street wins $20,000 Foxstone USHJA INTERNATIONAL DERBY

It was memorable moment when EZ (Easy Street) stepped into the ring to compete in his very first International Derby, last August at Thunderbird Show Park in Langley, BC.  Recently purchased for Kaelyn to compete in the Junior Hunters & First Year Greens (Brent Balisky), he has surpassed our expectations.  Piloted by Brent, they successfully captured first place in the Classic Round without taking any of the high options.  As the sun set, the challenging Handy Round course proved to be taking it's toll on the horses later in the order.  Under Brent's expect guidance, EZ bravely handled the challenge...

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