Reaching Strides Equestrian Centre - A Heaven For Any Horse Lover!   Horses in Training  

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Duchess & Rhea

Owned by Maud Peters

Duchess (left) is a Quarter Horse/NFLD Pony cross and Rhea (right) is a Paint/Frisian cross. Both are owned by owned by Maud Peters of Guysborough County and are here for under saddle training

 

 

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Vance

Owned by Vikki Rogers

Vance is a Standardbred gelding owned by Vikki Rogers. He's come to RSEC for ground manners and under saddle schooling.

 

 

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Harris

Owned by Medea McLean

Harris is a 4 year old warmblood gelding owned by Medea McLean of Cape Breton.

 

 

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Danté

Owned by Maha and Carl

Danté is a QH cross gelding owned by Maha and Carl from Boylston, NS. He has come to RSEC for ground manners and under saddle training.

 

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Howie

Owned by Miranda Leblanc

Howie is an 8 year old Appendix QH gelding owned by Miranda Leblanc.

Photos of Howie

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Past

Fantasia

Owned by Marion & Leah Sauer

Fantasia is a Haflinger mare owned by Marion and Leah Sauer of Dundee.

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Mo

Owned by Julie

Mo is an 8 year old Standardbred mare, fresh off the track and here for manners and under saddle training. She is owned by Julie from Inverness.

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Romar

Owned by Samantha White

Romar is a 3 year old Fjord gelding owned by Samantha White of Pomquet. He was here for ground manners and under saddle training. He's a total sweetheart but also kind of a wuss!

Romar's Gallery

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Colby

Owned by Eva Baillie

Colby is a 5 year old Appaloosa mare owned by Eva Baillie of Barney's River. She was here for manners and training under saddle.

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Maddy

Owned by Melissa Algarra

Maddy is a Quarter Horse mare owned by Melissa Algarra of River John. She was here for manners and training under saddle.

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Ali

Owned by Elaine MacLellan

Ali is a 5 year old Morgan gelding owned by Elaine MacLellan of River John. He was here for manners and training under saddle.

Ali's Gallery

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Bijou

Owned by Richard MacInnis

Bijou is a 4 year old Fjord mare who was here for under saddle and ground manner training. She is owned by Richard MacInnis of Mabou.

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Mia

Owned by Katie Snow

Mia is a 16hh, 7 year old OTTB mare; a real beauty owned by Katie Snow of Halifax. She was here for under saddle training - Mia had an attitude problem and needed some ground manners and more education under saddle. She has turned into a lovely mare and has come a long way. She is also being offered up for sale; please see For Sale.

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Flo

Owned by Andrea Parent

Flo is a 5 year old Westphalian Mare standing at 15.2hh. She was here at RSEC to work on trust issues and to get started under saddle - with huge success! She is owned by Andrea Parent of Margaree.

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Gem

Owned by Davina Downey

Gem is a stunning 3 year old Friesian mare here for training for the summer on desensitizing, ground manners and starting under saddle. She is owned and loved by Davina Downey of Newfoundland.

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Holly

Owned by John S. MacIsaac

Holly is a 3 year old registered Morgan mare that came to RSEC to get started under saddle. Along with her arrived her darling ill 4 month old filly Hope, who unfortunately and sadly had to be euthanized later on in the summer due to her condition. Both horses are owned and sincerely loved by John S. MacIsaac of Judique, Cape Breton.

Holly & Hope's Gallery

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Dublin

Owned by Alexa Smith

Dublin is a 5 year old Morgan/Canadian cross gelding here for the summer for some major training in ground manners and getting started under saddle. He is owned by Alexa Smith from the Richmond, Cape Breton area.

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Lady

Owned by Elaine Morrison

Lady is a 5 year old Morab mare who was here for manner and under saddle training during the summer of 2013. She is owned by Elaine Morrison of Albert Bridge, outside Sydney, Cape Breton.

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Bella

Owned by Dwayne Mattie

Bella is a 6 year old Percheron/Morgan mare from Monastery who is at RSEC for under saddle training.

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Jake

Owned by Julie Anne DeYoung

Jake is in training for under saddle doing very well. He's a 12 year old QH cross gelding that had no training upon his arrival. Almost 2 months into his training now, he has learned manners, how to lead, how to tie and has the basics in walk, trot and canter. He belongs to Julie Anne DeYoung of Havre Boucher.

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Jackson

Owned by Maria & Jerome Neary

Jackson belongs to Maria and Jerome Neary of Cape George. He is a 3 year old Newfoundland Pony at RSEC for training from the ground up. He has learned how to lead instead of drag people around, now ties, is started under saddle and also been started in harness two months in. He's uch a smart little man!

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Tillie

Owned by Martin Chisholm and family

Tillie is an Arab mare here from Troy for training under saddle.

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Renaissance

Owned by Don and Elaine Wescott

Renaissance is here from Deverness Stables for training over fences.

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Ollie

Owned by Heather and David MacKenzie

Ollie was here for training from PEI. He learned how to be a good boy and not buck people off! Ollie is now owned by Heather and David MacKenzie of Port Hood.

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Nugget

Owned by Billie Stewart

Nugget aka Billie's Golden Nugget arrived at RSEC as a basket case in training in August. He has since become a much more relaxed citizen who enjoys being worked and has come to realize he doesn't have to stress about all things in life. He's an absolute sweetheart, a stunning boy who is owned by Billie Stewart of Monastery. Billie had always dreamed of owning a palomino and was able to fullfill this dream when we found Nugget.

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Woody

Woody is a 4 year old black grade Clydesdale gelding who has 2 months of training under saddle and is green broke to harness. He stands about 16.2hh, has a sweet personality, is very willing and lazy under saddle.

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Shrek

Owned by Terri, Jackie and Emma White

Shrek is a 7 year old Clyde gelding standing just under 16hh who is owned and loved by Terri, Jackie and Emma White of Whiteside, Cape Breton. Shrek has been in training with us at RSEC for the summer and has become a fantastic under saddle mount. He competed in some competitions this summer ridden by Jessie Stewart and even received some high point green horse awards at the year end banquet. A super young gelding, that just goes to show that even the drafts can strut their stuff under saddle!

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Tommy

Owned by Leslie

Tommy is a 6 year old, 13.2hh pony here for training. He was purchased by his owners under the false impression that he was a well-trained sweetie of a pony, but upon his arrival at his new home and being worked, he revealed that he was a real brat that loves to buck, rear, rub you off on the wall, etc. hence the reasons for being at RSEC in what Leslie likes to call "reform school". He belongs to Leslie of Oakleaf Farm in Halifax county.

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Mindy

Mindy is currently in for training, starting right from social behaviour, manners and finally to be started under saddle. Mindy is a very stunning grey 4 year old Arabian/Welsh cross pony mare that came from a herd of horses out west, with absolutely no handling or human contact until she was drug on a trailer to be brought to Nova Scotia.

She is in her second month of training and is doing great, longing with tack now, by voice command, and almost ready for a rider. Mindy is owned by Cassie Van de Wiel of Meadow Green.

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Sailor

Sailor aka Mr. Navigator is a 16hh, bay, 4 year old registered Thoroughbred stallion who is also recorded with the AQHA and ApHCC. He was at RSEC for a month of training in manners and to be started under saddle in Feb-March 2010. Sailor is owned by Holly Murley.

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Owain

Owain aka Northern-Cross Owain Glyndwr is a 14hh, bay sabino, 4 year old registered Welsh Section B stallion. He was at RSEC for a month of training in manners and to be started under saddle in Feb-March 2010. Owain is owned by Holly Murley.

Owain's Gallery

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Whiskey

Whiskey is a 4 year old Appaloosa pony from Fredericton, New Brunswick that was here for behavioural training and to be started under saddle in 2009. Owned by Kat Cockrine.

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Vanessa

Vanessa aka Katrinedals Vanessa is a 6 year old Fjord mare that was here for training in 2009. Vanessa needed some serious ground manners as well as some re-schooling under saddle and over fences. Vanessa belongs to Monique and Annette Gingras of Antigonish.

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Tarski

Tarski is a bay Standardbred gelding from the Barneys River area. He is an 11 year old off the track pacing champion who was here for re-training as a pleasure riding horse in 2009. Owned by Eva Bailey.

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Chester

Chester was from Pictou county. He is a 6 year old chestnut Morgan gelding who was here for extreme behavioural training and to be started and schooled under saddle in 2009.

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Beth & Maggie

Beth is a 6 year old Newfoundland pony who came to RSEC from Guysborough county with her 3 year old daughter, Maggie, in 2008 for training under saddle and for ground manners. They came with bad attitudes and no handling, and left fully started and much more pleasant to be around. Owned by Monica Deursch.

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Banditt

Banditt was here from Cape Breton. He is a 2.5 year old palomino QH cross who was here for behavioural training and to be started and schooled under saddle and driving in 2009. Owned by Jeff Boudreau.

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Brownie, Lorado & Shadow

Brownie is a 12.2hh, 3 year old pinto Welsh cross gelding that was here for training at RSEC in 2007. He is the very cute, very bad son of Tinkerbelle. He was here to learn manners and for under saddle training. He is owned by Shania Putnam of Great Village.

Also here at the same time was Shania's mother Carrie's horse Lorado who is a 14.3hh, 4 year old Morgan cross gelding as well as Craig's horse Shadow, a 15.3hh, 4 year old draft cross gelding. They were also here for manners and under saddle training.

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Shilo

Shilo is a 4 year old Appaloosa/Quarter Horse cross mare that was at RSEC for training in 2007. She had some serious manner and behavioural issues and needed to be started under saddle. She received 3 months of training and then returned to her owner, Shania Putnam of Great Village.

Shilo's Gallery

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April

Owned by Jerry & Vi Julien

April is a 15 year old Standardbred mare that stands at 15.2hh. She is a rare colour for the breed - a strawberry roan, with a beautiful Arab-like head that makes her so very beautiful. She was at RSEC for training and then boarding at different intervals over the past number of years. She is an ex-racer that we re-schooled; she was going very well under saddle after training, looking like a lovely english dressage mount. She is now mainly a pet but does the occasional trail ride. April now resides at home with her buddy Dexter and her owners Vi and Jerry Julien of Sonora.

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Bassira

Bassira aka Bassira Nadeem is a 7 year old registered Anglo-Arabian mare that is owned by Wanda Richard of Cape Breton. Baz was boarded with us at RSEC for several years and went through some intense training and schooling during her stay with us. Bazzy is now back at home with Wanda, but we look forward to seeing them again soon.

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