So You Ride a Draft Horse…

Feather Care

We get a lot of questions about how to prevent scratches (also known as mud fever, greasy heel, etc.), a painful skin condition that tends to be more prevalent in feathered breeds, especially if you live in a damp climate. Wet feathers keep the nearby warm skin moist, which are perfect growing conditions for bacteria […]

Saddles, *sigh*

First,  here’s the truth. I had a draft horse, and I didn’t have a draft sized saddle. My Shire was tall and lanky, I used my well used Collegiate close contact on him with no problems.  My western saddle was an old Simcoe with full quarter horse bars. That is all folks. Nothing fancy – […]

Upcoming Events

2017 Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Country Fest Open Horse Show & Gymkhana

As you put together your 2017 show and/or gymkhana calendars, don’t forget to pencil in this fun event! The 2017 MRPM Country Fest Open Horse Show & Gymkhana will run on Saturday, July 29 (Western flat classes & Gymkhana) and Sunday, July 30 (English classes). We will have competitive day and weekend rates, additional stakes […]

2017 Annual General Meeting

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at noon. We will begin planning for the year ahead (shows, activities, events, etc.), and would love to have your input. New members are always welcome – come and see what we’re about! Contact Rachel for more details at [email protected]