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Southern Pride… a very special”Old Horse”

Southern Pride… a very special”Old Horse”

Each year, the Minnesota Harvest Horse Show honors an “old horse” who has given their all in the show ring to the of delight spectators, riders and owners. In 2019, the focus was on the Cudmore’s “Southern Pride” and his Grand Prix adventures – many of which the MN...

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Trainer Spotlight: Heather Parish

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,...

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Meet Buddy: The Horse of a Lifetime

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...

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Joe’s Story

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...

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Horses Helping People Discover Their Abilities

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...

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Grand Prix Fun Facts

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 |...

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Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

DONALD CHESKA | Donald began riding and competing as early as 6 years old. The entire Cheska family, including his twin brother Richard, has been involved with horses for years. In 1990 Donald was named the Rolex/NGA Rider of the Year and winner of the 1990 Zurich...

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Sponsor Highlight: NAP Foundation

Sponsor Highlight: NAP Foundation

The Nancy Allison Perkins Foundation (NAPF) is a Private Family Foundation based on the south side of Chicago which supports a variety of non-profit organizations throughout the world. Their areas of interest include education, global health, military support, Veteran...

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Rider Spotlight: Charlie Carrel

Rider Spotlight: Charlie Carrel

Charlie Carrel is based in Sheridan, Wyoming and is planning to compete in the Minnesota Harvest Horse Show Grand Prix of Minnesota. We recently asked him a series of questions, with the idea of helping you get to know the riders who are planning to compete in our...

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