Congratulations! 2020 Award Winners

These winners have already been announced and posted….but it’s time to celebrate their accomplishments again. 2020 was not the ride season that anyone expected, but we all pulled together and had some excellent rides. Some of us ended up with more time to train and ride than we normally would have had, and for that…

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Endurance – Take 2

By: Kara Popplestone Pony wins over arabian for this rider As the craziness that is 2020 comes to a close, it has me thinking about my first full ride season and the wild ride that was 2019. I attempted to, and eventually did, start my distance riding journey with a fire breathing dragon of a…

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Endurance: All in the Family!

Pictured: Wendy, Peter, Ethen, Elsie and Erin. Written by: Wendy Carnegie Lately I see everyone is busy planning and sharing goals for 2020. I find all of it so inspiring and love to read where everyone is at and where everyone wants to be.  I often give thought to my own goals, but now, even…

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2020 Volunteers & Board Members

Thank you to our Volunteers! We are so excited to add two new Ride Managers to our club. Claudia Gavran and Tricia Mason, thank you for stepping up! We also hope to see some new trail markers working with our experienced crew to learn how to scope and mark new trail. Also, Andy Dunlop has…

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ALL Breeds Welcome!

Written by: Darice Whyte, President of DRM I recently read a comment on Facebook where a person was of the belief she couldn’t come out to our endurance rides unless she was riding an Arabian. The person didn’t feel she would be accepted or welcomed by the rest of us otherwise. The comment horrified me…

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2019 Year End Awards

Congratulations to all our Award Winners in 2019! Open Champion: Darice Whyte and Serenade Open Reserve: Wendy Carnegie and Milo Novice Champion: Linda Gillies and Dr. Pepper Novice Reserve: Troi Anderson and Mystic Junior High Point: Ethen Garn High Mileage Horse: PW Golden Serenade

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2020 Ride Dates

2020 Ride Dates at a glance…DRM and MTRC Dates Club Location Ride Manager Trail Marker Day Manager May 2-3 DRM BHP Claudia Gavran Darice Whyte Claudia Gavran May 16-17 DRM Mars Sandhills Carrie Wilson & Shannon Lightfoot Carrie Wilson & Trish Forde Carrie Wilson & Shannon Lightfoot May 30-31 MTRC Belair Susan Heald Iris Oleksuk…

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The Best Laid Plans…

Pictured: Elizabeth Bima, walking in with Savvy at Spruce Woods. Savvy was later diagnosed with anaplasmosis. Written by: Elizabeth Bima Savvy (aka Freckles) came into my life in the spring of 2018 and, let me tell you, that first season was rough. It’s taken us a long time to figure each other out but we…

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Duck Mountain, Milo, and The Bog

Pictured: Wendy on Cinco de Mayo (Milo). Photo Credit: Darice Whyte Written by: Wendy Carnegie Before I start, we need to start at the beginning… Milo.  Milo, or as his papers identify him, Cinco de Mayo, became my horse the same day I lost my beloved mare, Autumn.  The universe told me I needed to…

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