This is Alex. I adopted Alex a few years ago from Ohio. He is an ex-race harness horse. He was retired at 2 and went to a riding school after that. The school apparently stopped using standardbreds and once again Alex was put up for adoption. So, he is with me now. I love this [...]
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This is Our Sister Gina, we lovingly call her Sera for Seranade. I acquired Sera two years ago at a small farm in North Carolina where she had been rescued by a wonderful woman along with two other thoroughbreds. I brought her home, plumped her up, had her vetted and started riding her. We [...]
Many of us take riding lessons to become better riders. But have you realized that you are also transfering what you learn to your horse and therefore becoming also a trainer while your horse is improving? Whether you take lessons on your instructors horses or you bring your own horse to a lesson, what you learn [...]
I finally made it. It started one year ago this month. I volunteered at a Therapuetic Riding Center in Concord, NC and become hooked. After that 8 week volunteer stretch, I decided that I had found my niche in life. I loved teaching riding anyway, but teaching people with disabilities was the most rewarding thing [...]
This was a very special time with a very special horse for a very special little girl. Baymount Farm hosted a camp and one of the most favorite things to do during the day was to paint the horses! The kids loved it. Hands on experience with horses gives children something they can take with [...]
This was a wonderful day in January where I took a group of ladies trail riding at Latta Plantation in Charlotte, NC. The weather was beautiful and the temperature zoomed to a warm 70 degrees by mid afternoon. We were able to ride out to the lake and picnic on an outcropping overlooking the lake [...]