Spring Break Fun at High Country Stables!
April 8th to 12th
Monday –Lesson day – I’m not scheduling regular lesson the week of Spring Break so if you would like to do a lesson Monday is the day!! Just let me know.
Tuesday – Trail Ride Tuesday – $45.00 a person. We will spend time in the ring learning to maneuver obstacles – some scary some fun – and then go out on the trail. We are setting up two times 9:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 3:00. Limit 6 riders per am and pm rides.
Wednesday – Barrel Racing Wednesday – $60.00 – a person 9:00 to 3:00. We will work on barrel patterns and have a mini running show. Bring a sack lunch! Limit 8 Riders.
Thursday – Gymkhana – 1:00 to 4:00 – $45.00 a person. Games on horseback! Egg on Spoon, relay, musical stalls, boot relay, ribbon race and tons more!! Limit 12 Riders.
To register for camps use the payment box to the right of this page and choose the trail ride/fun day for $45. Please note the camp you want to attend in the text box when you pay. Barrel racers bring the additional $15 on Wednesday.
Looking for a fun activity to do with the kids on Saturday August 18th? Come on out to High Country Stables! 5508 Dallas Acworth Highway. 11 am – 3pm. $5 dollars a person includes Pony Rides, Face Painting, Horseshoe Scavernger Hunt, Live Music and riding demonstrations from our State Riders! We will be serving lunch plates in the conference room and have a photographer on hand taking pictures of the kids with the best horse in town – the one and only Midnight! All proceeds help the High Country Stables Riders who are competing at the state show in Perry, GA Labor Day Weekend.
Wow, it is hard to believe there is only one more week of summer vacation for Paulding Co! It has been an awesome summer for the farm. We are getting ready for our last horse camp – Advanced Camp, which is always a lot of fun to teach. Then we are off to Perry, Ga for the State Show Labor Day Weekend. Congratulations to all 6 of our riders for qualifying:
Kylie – Western Pleasure, Horsemanship, Halter, Reining and Flat Style Racking
Olivia – Western Pleasure, Horsemanship and Reining
Lindsay – Western Pleasure, Horsemanship and Reining
Miranda – Halter, English Pleasure, Equitation and Country Pleasure Racking
Savannah – Halter and Equitation
Emily – English Pleasure and Equitation
To help raise money for our State Riders we are having one of our famous Open House Fundraisers! August 18th 11:00 to 3:00! $5.00 at the door for pony rides, face painting, live music and of course exhibitions from our State Riders. They also have a special prize for one lucky person! I will post more details the 1st of August!
A big thanks to Nikki for running the Little Tykes Camp. As always, she did an awesome job. It was a great group of riders and they looked so cute at the end of week show.
Our last Fun Day is Friday. We still have two spots open. 9:00 to 3:00. If interested email Shelly at firstname.lastname@example.org I hope everyone has had the best summer ever!
The Phillips Gang
Don’t miss all the fun April 21st – 11:00 to 3:00 with pony rides, face painting, music, games, food, riding exhibitions and our very own Drill Team. Drill Team will perform at 12:00 and 3:00. Riding demos will go on throughout the day in the lower ring. $5.00 at the door but bring extra money for a cowboy cookout, bake sale and drinks. Meet the 2011 North West Georgia Horsemanship’s Queen. Ride the 2011 Country Pleasure Racking State Champion – Midnight! Visit with Tater Tot, our new baby chicks and Littleman. Tell all your friends and neighbors! Proceeds go to the NWGHA and RIFNA riders to help fund their events.
Kylie and I got to visit theCapital on Youth Participation Day where she was awarded a certificate for winning the Youth Country Pleasure Racking Championship at NWGHA State in 2011. It was quite an honor to meet the Governor and see all the riders recognized for their accomplishments.
High Country Stables is now offering Game Night the first Friday night of the month. Weather permitting, they will be playing Ultimate Frisbee, Capture the Flag, Freeze Tag, etc. My older son is in charge of setting up the games and ordering the pizza(the most important part). Our next Game Night is Friday February 3rd – 5:00 until 9:00 – Bring $5.00, wear old clothes and your fastest running shoes. If you have further questions you can email Ian at email@example.com. Any and all are invited!
Dallas is awesome and we look forward to adding her to our lesson program!
Summer Camp schedule has been posted. Click here to viewAwesome RIFNA show this past weekend at In Your Dreams Farm. Thanks Keely for hosting. The kids had a great time. Congratulations to everyone who showed. You guys looked great with all those smiling faces and blue ribbons.
Our next RIFNA show is February 25th at KTR Farms in Cartersville.
Wow, so much going on; end of season shows, trail rides, birthday parties and new horses arriving at the farm. We were sad to say good-bye to Kiwi! She went home to her owners. I know Sara was happy to have her back and ready to start riding her again.
We want to welcome Sugar and Busta to the farm. Sugar is a rescued Mustang who needs lots of love and carrots. Busta has come down from Ohio. He is an Arab who has shown dressage in the past and a very sweet boy! Snickers will be arriving at the end of the month. He is going to take Sherle to State in the running events!! Go, Sherle!!
HCS has a new horse – Chance! He is too cute, goes English or Western and we are excited to add him to our lesson program.
Our RIFNA team is up and running! We will have our first meet in December over the holidays.
October 29th was the last PCSC show of the season. So, proud of Emily and Rosie – it was Rosie’s first show – and they did awesome!All the HCS riders did a great job showing this season. The PCSC Awards Banquet is coming up and we can’t wait to see all the awards and trophies the girls will be bringing home.
The girls came up with some great costumes for the Halloween Class! To see all the show pictures – facebook!
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone from the farm!!
Congratulations to all my NWGHA Riders! We have one more show this season then it is off to Perry, Ga for the State Show Labor Day weekend! Kylie is tearing it up in Queen, Western Pleasure, Halter and Horsemanship. Emily won her Equitation Class! Preacher and I won our reining class!
This coming weekend is the PCSC running show! We are taking 8 riders and trying to claim the youth and adult Buckle series! Turn and Burn!
Welcome to Blue/Romeo and the Burns! Taylor is our up and coming barrel racer!
Kerry found a handsome Morgan named Comet and she and Savannah are excited about their first jumping/dressage/pleasure class!
Magic is visiting and for sale. If you are looking for a great trail horse come take a look at him!
Val has been sold and is happy at her new home with the Rockdale Trail Blazers! We miss her but glad she is doing so well for her new owners!
The ducks and geese have been busy and there are babies everywhere! But they are growing up fast so if you want to see them you better hurry!
And don’t forget if you want to sign up for camp please do so soon. They are filling up!!