Category Archives: Lessons/Academy

Cowboy Dressage Sales and School

COWBOY DRESSAGE SCHOOL OF HORSEMANSHIP Eitan Beth-Halachmy has opened up extended summer sessions for his Cowboy Dressage School of Horsemanship June  – Sept 2010. Visit: www.cowboydressage.com/school.html for more details. WOLF CREEK RANCH OFFERS 3 BEAUTIFUL COLORED MARES FOR SALE MEMC Neon. 5 yr old. Palomino mare, 4 stockings and blaze. 15.2 hands. This is a…

Lilac Thyme Stables

We offer a fun, safe environment for beginner through advanced riders.  Students may learn multiple disciplines including Huntseat, Saddleseat, Western, Showmanship and driving.  Summer camps, showing, birthday parties, scout badges, clinics and lots of family fun are all offered at our farm.  We have a variety of horses including stock horses, Morgans, Saddlebreds and Arabians. …

Faircrest Elevation, by Pot of Gold for sale.

Here is my gelding we have for sale.  Here is a short video of him under saddle and the rider is a new rider and just learining about 2 reins and draw reins so bare with her.  He goes very well and much quieter with a more confident rider.  He is offered for 5000 and…

Funny Academy Story

Even though my first love is the Morgan, I also show saddlebreds, and sometimes help my trainer with the academy kids.  I have to tell this story because not only is it funny, but i think we can learn something from it.   I’m not sure how its done in the Morgan world, but in the…

Boy’s Carl Meyer Navy Suit For Sale

I just grew out of a Carl Meyer Navy Blue day suit for boys/men. It’s still in great condition. I’m around 5’10″. $750. This includes a vest and two hats. Just comment for contact info.

13 and Under/ w/t classic or pleasure horse available, rides and drives

Daily Double, 5th in classic driving at nationals this year in 13 and Under.  Daughter has new horse so he needs sold.  Nice horse.  Asking 7000 but open to ALL offers. His video is on YouTube or he is listed on Morganshowcase. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIX7Ct_CV4g

College Student in search of Working Student experiences

Hello, I am currently attending Virginia Tech and majoring in Animal Science with an Equine Business emphasis. I have been riding since the age of 6 and have experience with Hunt Seat and Western. I was involved in 4H for 8 years and showed at small shows around my home in hunt seat and western. I…

Shout It Out: My Daughter’s Riding Instructor (aka Her Guardian Angel)

As I have written before, I think that riding instructors are on a fast track to Sainthood (see “Ode to the Riding Instructor). Yesterday morning, my daughter’s instructor made a huge leap forward in her journey. Originally, I was going to name this post “I Just About Puked!”, and while not the prettiest title, it…

1st Annual NE Ohio Academy Riders’ Awards

The Northeast Ohio Academy Riders’ Association held its 1st annual awards luncheon and fundraiser on March 30, 2008 in Medina, Ohio.   Lesson programs from 7 Northeast Ohio area stables participated in a Winter Tournament series held at Lily Valley Farm, owned and operated by Christine Spoonster.  The Academy riders, both kids and adults, rode in several…

Are Headers in Walk/Trot and Classic Driving Classes Needed?

Have you ever watched a walk/trot class and have been on the edge of your seat, hoping and praying that an unruly horse doesn’t do something crazy to injure its rider or one of the other kids in the ring?  Unfortunately it seems like there is always at least one of these horses in every class,…