Things of Interest

Wouldn’t you love a pet hummingbird?

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Train near Rogers Pass, BC

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The Classifieds at Northernhorse.com have their own Facebook Page now.

When we meet people and tell them we are from Northernhorse, you’d be surprised how often their next line is “I visit that site every day”. And one of the big draws is the classified ads. From horses to tack to trailers to trainers, you will find many of the best that are offered for sale here. For over 20 years it has been Canada’s most visited online horse classifieds.   https://www.facebook.com/northernhorseclassifieds/

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NCHA Hall of Fame Rider Tracy Barton nearly summersaults off NRR Cat King Cole when the stallion kicks it up another notch.


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Canadian Cowboys Levi Simpson & Jeremy Buhler win the 2016 PRCA Team Roping Championship

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Very interesting visual of human growth.

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Youth Essay Contest

Rocking Heart Ranch and the Garner family are lifetime breeders of American Quarter Horses and are pleased to be donating a pretty blue roan filly for the winner of the Youth Essay Contest held in conjunction with The Mane Event in Red Deer, AB on April 21-23, 2017. If you are between the ages of 13 – 18 you qualify to enter. Deadline 4:30 PM PST on Monday, April 10th, 2017.

You can view a video of the prize filly here.

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How the Vikings started the worldwide distribution of gaited horses

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The 81 Point Ride of Tanner Miller aboard RMP’s Hillbilly Stomp

Some kind of bronc rider.

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Hollywood wrangler: an inside look at John Scott’s famous film sets

(From Alberta Venture) He got his start in movies 47 years ago as a riding extra. Since then, he’s worked with scores of Hollywood legends on dozens of Oscar-nominated films, and become something of a legend himself. (photography Bruce Meyer) Click on photo to read more.

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Winter Pasture – Jan 2017

A New Year and New Pasture Problems.

The first half of January 2017 we got a bit of new snow and cold with night temperatures in the minus twenties and thirties. The horses continued to do remarkably well out on the pasture. Dry and cold aren’t really much problem for horses.

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On the really cold days when the wind is blowing they are usually lined up along the windboards. The day this photo was taken it was cold and windy.  In the photo they look warm and comfortable. And when you go stand where they are, it is much much warmer and no wind. They soak up the sun’s rays. Their coats even feel warm on the sunny side. Continue reading “Winter Pasture – Jan 2017”