IDA Adventures

IDA Adventures

It was early in September while tacking up for a lesson that Amy’s trainer, also the dressage coach for Michigan State University, asked if we knew of any horses that she might be able to use for their upcoming IDA show. We both enthusiastically replied, “you can use...
First Trim

First Trim

With the farrier on his way to trim and reset shoes, we figured there was no time like the present to introduce Bling. Acting like her usual self, she went from standing well to sleeping soundly while he worked...
Futurity Fun

Futurity Fun

It was a very chilly weekend in Ashland, but it was such a great time seeing all the youngsters in action! With cool air and some extra stall time, Enzo had plenty of energy for his Yearling Gelding Pleasure class, and after a few unplanned “airs above the ground”...
Adding Some Sparkle!

Adding Some Sparkle!

We’d like to extend warm welcome home to Crystal of Excellence YRF! “Bling” is sired by the well-known Standard of Excellence TOF, but it was actually Bling’s dam (a full sister to our Callie!) that initially drew us to her. She definitely inherited her parents’ quiet...
One More Time!

One More Time!

This weekend was the final dressage show for our regular season, and it was definitely proof that Michigan really just shouldn’t have outdoor shows in October. Snow, sleet, rain, wind, and wind chill temps dipping into the 20s, there really weren’t enough layers to...