I enjoyed my brief time working as a groom at Hastings Park Racetrack here in Vancouver BC. Apart from getting yelled at for not shoveling fast enough or putting foreign race tack on incorrectly.. overall very good learning experience. I learned some pretty great phrases while I was there too, as well as how to truly 'do it yourself'.
It was a real reality check for me. I had come from pretty pretty princess hunter world where my tack was polished, my horse was polished and I…Continue
Added by Michelle Synnot on July 29, 2011 at 5:25pm — No Comments
Fatigue is the worst symptom of my Multiple Sclerosis. Not only does it affect my riding, my fatigue makes it extremely hard to take care of horses. If it was not for the fatigue the rest of my symptoms would not matter as much, but everytime I ride or handle horses I tire quickly, and as I tire all the rest of my symptoms rapidly get worse. ANYTHING I do before I ride tires me, getting up, eating, riding in the car to the stable, and then walking around the…Continue
By: Justin Ridgewell
- Over the past six years I have been a professional groom and working student to the elite dressage training facility Oakcrest Farm. I have had the great opportunity and pleasure of traveling across Canada, the USA and even to Europe with grand prix…Continue
Well, after a mammoth 8 hour drive in the new truck we arrived safely and everyone travelled well. Wentworth is in the western district of New South Wales, so a fair way from Inman Valley. My wife ,Kate, has a family connection with the area and she was the first Miss Wentworth showgirl. As this was the 20th anniversary of that milestone in her life we felt duty bound to return for the show ( plus the mother in law said we had to!). I took two Showjumpers and the kids took a pony each , plus…Continue
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Added by Sarah at HorseJobs.ca on August 26, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments