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Kristie Gill
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A mother of three children, one poodle and a pony.
A mother of three children, one poodle and a pony.

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Canadian Adventure: As you're planning your schedule for 2017, consider doing an event in Canada!
When planning our eventing calendar for 2016 we decided to get a little creative. We needed another event in early July and Area I didn't have exactly what we wanted. We saw a listing for Napierville Horse Trials and decided to become international eventers...

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Riding in a Classic Long Format Event Part 2: Being There
I almost don't know where to begin.  Waredaca  and the long format lived up to all our expectations and then some. We rarely pay for an extra tack stall at events but for a long format, you absolutely must have one. We shared a tack stall with a friend from...

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Riding in a Classic Long Format Event Part 2: Being There
I almost don't know where to begin.  Waredaca  and the long format lived up to all our expectations and then some. We rarely pay for an extra tack stall at events but for a long format, you absolutely must have one. We shared a tack stall with a friend from...

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Riding in a Classic Long Format Event Part 2: Being There
I almost don't know where to begin. Waredaca and the long format lived up to all our expectations and then some. We rarely pay for an extra tack stall at events but for a long format, you absolutely must have one. We shared a tack stall with a friend from C...

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Riding in a Classic Long Format Event Part 1: The road to the Novice 3 Day at Waredacca
I'm not sure when we got the idea to aim for the 3 day, but by the end of 2015 my daughter had set it as her goal for 2016. What is a 3 day you ask? Allow me to explain briefly. In the original sport of eventing, competition took place over three days: Dres...

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Show Entry Etiquette: The Life and Times of a Schooling Show Secretary...
Last spring I very happily took on the role of secretary for the schooling shows at Course Brook Farm . We have a reasonably busy show schedule, hosting 5 schooling shows per season ranging from spring two phases to our schooling horse trials. Most of the w...

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Keeping Horses at Home
Here I go again, writing on a topic of which I know very little. BUT, I know enough to have made the decision, for now, not to keep horses at home. There are a number of things I had not considered early on in our horse journey which came to light as I expl...

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Holiday Wreath: How to make a horse head wreath!
My apologies for how long it has taken for me to sit down and write this post. Hopefully, the information has been worth waiting for! Last year I saw a few photos of horse head shaped wreaths on Facebook and Pinterest so I decided to make my own. Searches f...

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Volunteering: Why everyone needs to do it.
Decorations for XC jumps. Last weekend, Course Brook Farm hosted it's annual USEA Recognized Horse Trials. We had over 70 volunteers to enable 137 competitors and the day reminded me how important it is to support the sports we love. Most kids participate i...
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