Trainer Spotlight: Heather Parish

Trainer Spotlight: Heather Parish Get to know Heather Parish, the trainer at Spring Meadow Farm in Hugo, MN, as she shares her memories of the Harvest Horse Show and provides some insight on her professional career. When did you start riding? I have been riding, well, pretty much my entire life.  My parents both rode, […]

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Meet Buddy: The Horse of a Lifetime

A Horse Of A Lifetime Buddy is a veteran therapy horse at We Can Ride. In fact, he just won the Region 6 Horse of the Year for PATH Int’l. That means he is the #1 therapy horse out of 4 states and 2 provinces! Buddy has been serving riders at We Can Ride for more than seven […]

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Grand Prix Rider Spotlight: Amy Alpin

Grand Prix Rider Spotlight: Amy Aplin Get to know Amy Aplin and her horse Clinton, who are returning for their second year to compete in the $25,000 Grand Prix of Minnesota. Rider: Amy Aplin Horse: Baloubet por Acaso (Barn Name “Clinton”) Farm: Stowaway Hunters and Jumpers, Madison, WI How long have you been riding? Since […]

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Ticket Coupon

Make sure you get your tickets to the 2016 MN Harvest Horse Show Grand Prix! Print out this coupon to get $1.00 off the price of general admission, $14. Bring this coupon to the show on October 8th. The Grand Prix starts at 7:30PM with shopping from Horse Crazy Market and a demonstration by We […]

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Rider Spotlight: Heidi Hildebrand

Heidi Hildebrand Roundabout Farm Horses: Tommy Bahama: ridden 2 years Saloso Z: ridden 7 years Fons Van T Geyzeven: ridden 2 months 1. How long have you been riding? 35 years 2. What is your favorite thing about riding? Riding is a way of life for me. I love the horses and working to figure out […]

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Horse Crazy Market

HORSE-CRAZY Market began as a conversation during barn-cleaning between the founders of KM Horsepower – Jeanne Klein and Lynn Merrill. The story begins. A piece of vintage equestrian circus art, featuring a brave, free-spirited girl trick-riding a handsome horse provided the perfect “Once Upon a Horse” theme Jeanne partnered with D’Arcy Allison-Teasley of HORSE-TRIBE, and […]

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Rider Spotlight: Kim Barone

1. Rider name: Kim Barone      Horse name: Rival      Farm name: Raven Ridge Farm 2. How long have you been riding? 30 years 3. What is your favorite thing about riding? Competing 4. How did you get into riding? Camp 5. What are your favorite memories at Harvest? I love the social times at […]

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Joe’s Story

Joe has been riding for about 10 years now after his family signed him up at the age of 2. “I immediately felt at home,” says his mother, Kristi, about her first experience with the Early Childhood program. For her, We Can Ride serves as a place where she can connect with other parents and […]

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Horses Helping People Discover Their Abilities

We Can Ride is very thankful to be a part of the Harvest Horse Show throughout the years. Through this unique opportunity and great relationship, we are able to reach and serve more people with disabilities and special needs in your community. It’s not only the monetary support that is appreciated – it’s the help […]

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Grand Prix Fun Facts

Little known trivia about the Grand Prix of Minnesota! Rider with the Most Grand Prix Wins: Donald Cheska – he won in 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1986, 1987, 1996, 2012 Horse with the Most Grand Prix Wins: Tretorn – he won in 1981, 1983 and 1984 | Owner: Richard Cheska | Riders: Donald & Richard […]

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Grand Prix Rider Spotlight: Emily Pope

Emily Pope rides at Roundabout Farm in Maple Plain, MN. She is planning to compete in the $25,000 Grand Prix of Minnesota in this year’s Harvest Show. We thought it would be interesting to learn how a rider prepares their horse and themselves for a Grand Prix, so we asked Emily to answer some questions. […]

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