Free Jumping

Life at the barn is always one delightful adventure after another! I’m always amazed by the ladies I’m fortunate enough to share time with there. Their energy and positive attitudes make it all sooo much fun for everyone. We spent Halloween there this year. What a fabulous way to celebrate! The little ones had a…

Soulful Sunday

Sunday at the barn is my chill time. After a busy week and dealing with all of life’s stressors - my Lexi time gets me rejuvenated and ready for the coming week ahead. It’s my mini vacation every week! Winter has arrived on the prairies. The temperatures have dropped in the negative double digits Celsius…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is truly one of my favourite holidays. It gives us a moment in our very busy routines to step back and realize how lucky we are. Today, first and foremost I am grateful for my children. I am blessed to watch them start families of their own and so proud of the wonderful parents…

Like Pieces of a Puzzle

It was an exciting week! Everything’s starting to come together for us. Lexi and I are in regular riding lessons (where it all began!) focusing on dressage and jumping with my coach: Tessa - Whitewood Equestrian As well we have regular groundwork lessons with our trainer: Jackie - Lovequine Therapy and Horsemanship. What I learn…

Breakthroughs

We had a great ride tonight! It was lesson night at the barn. After days of relentless rain and unseasonably cold temperatures all week, the sun finally shone tonight. It was a beautiful evening offering us the opportunity to lesson in the outdoor arena. Sugar was getting tacked up for their lesson when I arrived.…

Last Days of Summer

Today the sun shone brightly and there was a slight breeze when I arrived at the barn. The temperature was a comfortable seventeen degrees Celsius, perfect for riding outdoors. It seems early in the season, but the air was crisper and smelled fresher, distinctly signalling the onset of autumn. Lexi was in the far paddock…

Friday Night Fun

I can't imagine a better way to spend a Friday night. It was a beautiful Summer evening at the barn tonight. The sun shone with a light breeze, just enough to keep the temperature perfectly comfortable and the mosquitoes at bay. It never fails that each time I go to see my girl I still…

Happy Canada Day!

We had a fun filled day to celebrate Canada Day at Timberwind Stables. The weather was very Canadian but it didn't dampen the spirits or festivities for all of us horse lovers! Here are some highlights of the day. Alanna and Duchess Mackenzie and Jett Hamster the donkey - it didn't take long to fall…

Possibilities

I'm learning there are endless possibilities in the horse world! This year we are exploring some of them! We've started regular groundwork lessons focusing on liberty training. My riding coach has started working with us on learning dressage. With all of the possibilities opening up I'm even considering breeding Lexi at some point to have…