What’s Happening

Making Hay

Making Hay

Our first hay cutting is officially in the books! The weather could not have been more cooperative, and we had a lovely five day stretch of cool, breezy, sunshine (rather unheard of in June). We have some fabulous neighbors that cut and baled the field for the...

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The Big Announcement

The Big Announcement

We’re thrilled to welcome Kruise Morning Star WENFH, yearling filly sired by Alert RWF and out of Kruise Control MMS (M.T. Marvellon ROA x Karolina GF). She’s an incredible mover, but also very calm and friendly, and we’re super excited about her future!

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Covid Shopping

Covid Shopping

Like many others, we've done our fair share of shopping while staying safe at home during this pandemic. The saddle pad collection is spectacular. But this weekend, in our first venture out into the world in months, we may have taken our covid-shopping to new...

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It’s DONE!

It’s DONE!

Six months to the day after breaking ground, the final product is ready!

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Train’s A-Comin’!

Train’s A-Comin’!

The gravel train that is! Trip after trip after trip, bringing in LOTS of road base. We’re getting close now!

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Staying Home

Staying Home

This spring certainly hasn't gone the way we had planned out when we sat down with our show calendars in January! We've had a few cancellations that stung a little despite knowing it was for the best. Equine Affaire was certainly a disappointment. And one by one we've...

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PPE Practices

PPE Practices

Since the horses refuse to follow social distancing guidelines, Enzo shows George the proper way to don a mask....

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Arena Update

Arena Update

Although we’re now on hold until some shelter at home restrictions are lifted, SO much progress has been made on the outdoor arena since Chris broke ground in January!

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Exciting Start to the New Year

Exciting Start to the New Year

2020 is off to a very exciting start! ACTC Services LLC arrived bright and early to start work on the new outdoor arena, and after six long (yet quick!) months, Enzo came home from his dressage boot camp with Tracy Rowe. Lots of exciting things to look forward to in...

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Kick Walls!

Kick Walls!

Although most things at the new farm just needed some maintenance or cleaning to be ready to go, one of the few "projects" we knew had to happen sooner rather than later was the installation of some kickwalls in the arena. Even so, initially we were busy with the...

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Long Time No See….Lauren Sprieser Clinic!

Long Time No See….Lauren Sprieser Clinic!

We always enjoyed riding in clinics with Lauren previously, but ever since Sandy stopped bringing her in a few years ago, we haven't been able to! Then early in the spring we saw Lauren post on her own page about some fall dates in Michigan, so we had to reach out to...

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Enzo Update!

Enzo Update!

While we were busy packing and moving and packing and moving, and the rest of the horses were enjoying some summer vacation, Enzo was busy at boot camp! Although he was supposed to start his training much earlier in the spring, a surprise tooth extraction delayed...

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The Big Reveal

The Big Reveal

After ten fabulous years at our little farm in Munith, we're pleased to announce our relocation to and new farm in Dimondale! While we enjoyed every bit of the property that first allowed us to bring our horses home, as our goals expanded through the years, so did our...

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Last Party for 2019

Last Party for 2019

The second show for our season was a huge success. Lots of fun with friends, lots of improvement in the ring, and some fabulous scores. George improved tremendously at training level, and even brought home the Champion ribbon in the HUGE adult amateur division. This...

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Stars and Stripes

Stars and Stripes

A happy Fourth of July (and a day out of the office!) meant plenty of time to ride. So we donned the red white and blue and threw in a few stars for the occasion…

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Show Season 2019 Begins!

Show Season 2019 Begins!

After nine long months, we’re finally back in the show ring!! We missed the worst of the rain on move in/schooling day, and were left with some beautiful weather the rest of the weekend. The horses were all very well behaved as we got ourselves back into the swing of...

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Enjoying the Great Outdoors

Enjoying the Great Outdoors

After all winters cooped up in the indoor, ponies and people BOTH can’t wait to get back to riding outside. But even when it’s warm, it’s usually too rainy, or the footing is too sloppy, or it’s suddenly 85 degrees and we can’t ride at all when the horses still have...

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10 Year Challenge

10 Year Challenge

As the “Ten Year Challenge” sweeps across social media, we thought we’d share these before and after photos. Proof that dressage really does make horses more beautiful, here’s Anna winning the 10 year challenge…. (summer 2007 on the left, spring 2018 on the...

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Congrats!

Congrats!

Congrats to Amy and the fabulous George for their 7th place finish in the National Dressage Pony Cup – Small Horse Division year end awards!

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George’s Waterloo Debut!

George’s Waterloo Debut!

It was a steaming hot weekend but George was a ROCKSTAR for his first ever rated show. He handled the environment like a champ, then won all four of his classes with scores to 69%, and finally earned the Introductory Level Open Championship! It’s going to be hard to...

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Kicking Off the Season!

Kicking Off the Season!

After getting a bit stir crazy kept holed up all winter long, we couldn’t wait to get a head start on summer with the Albion College USDF Dressage Show. But at six weeks before the usual start to show season, it was unfortunately still April in Michigan and we spent a...

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Everyone Loves George

Everyone Loves George

It took three people to convince her she needed it, but we just couldn’t let Amy leave Equine Affaire without snatching this shirt up! Because everyone does love George.

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