A picture sent to us from the Jessica
Phoenix Clinic - this is our 4 yr old Prospect's Free Spirit - jumping the
second part of the bounce like a wide oxer -
She figured it out the next time.
Prospect's Bravestrom did his first
Level 2 Tests today at RCRA scoring 57 and 55 - we had 5 - 7's in one test and 4
- 7's in another - a couple bobbles
but all in all he was fantastic for a 5
yr old just starting the level
cleaning out Burr Bushes meant cleaning
up my hair afterwards
October 6, 2012 - Lillian and Stephen,
Allie and Mitchell
Prospect's Lillian schooling with
Olympian Michele Mueller
Video of Prospect's Free Spirit "Allie"
schooling with Olympian Michele Mueller
The best blanket picture ever -
Some pics from the warmup of our ride
on September 25, 2012 - Prospect's Bravestrom -
September, 2012 - Prospect's Rayya
-2009 han/tb mare - starting work as a horse.
August 23, 2012
Schooling with Olympian Michele Mueller
My Yearling Prospect's Belmont "Horsing
Around" August 19, 2012
Schooling at WAH August, 2012 - Allie
with Mitch and Lilly with Stephen
Prospect's Free Spirit attended a
Canadian Young Event Horse Trial on July 21, 2012 - placing first in the 4 yr
old division and really impressing the judges
July 1, 2012 - Using the redone grass
jump field - finally got it all set up.
Gave the boys and their mares a jump
school at home today.
Prospect's Lillian (by Ilian De Taute)
Prospect's Free Spirit (by Freedom Z)
June 22, 2012 - Beautiful day for a
hack with the boys in the back hay field.
June 10, 2012 - took the boy and the
young mares to John Hobsons today - great schooling and learning experience.
Prospect's Free Spirit - Allie
Prospect's Lillian - Lilly - second pic
shows her jumping at the top of the standards.
Odin at John Hobson's -
playing with the pups and taking a swim
Cows arrived at Prospect Equine Farms -
provided quite a bit of excitement and some very interested horses.
A very muddy day at The Cornerstone
Gold Dressage Show - June 1, 2012 - Palgrave. Bravestrom did his first
gold Level 1 test - scoring 63.3 %. It was so muddy and raining pretty
hard - no pics of in the ring but one
of all smiles after the test. Too wet and muddy to do our second test.
Some new pics of our yearling
Prospect's Belmont by Prospect's Bravestrom (Braveheart) out of Been Jazzin (Salut)
Prospect's Free Spirit "Allie" had her
first event at Grandview on May 26, 2012. She placed 10th out of 13
and had a great first cross country. Allie was purchased for my son
as a 4 yr old has just started her
eventing career with great promise.
First show at Level 1 for Bravestrom -
after escaping upon bridling and running around for 1/2 an hour I finally caught
him - minus one shoe - had 5 minutes to warm up and into the ring.
This is how our first test - Level 1
Test 1 went - he was pretty up - scored 62% and a 4th
Shying at our coach
Shying at a Letter
Very expressive extended trot -
first one ever in the ring
A bit of a handful after our
settling down in the canter
Second Test - Level 1,
Test 2 - settled down after a more relaxed warm up - 59% - 5th place and got
an 8 for our extended trot.
A more relaxed horse
More settled in the extension
Passage is in there somewhere - but
not in the test
The End - Whew - I made it.
PROSPECT'S FREE SPIRIT - "Allie" was very
lookie at her first show but settled later on. A great first outing.
May 19 2012
PROSPECT'S BRAVESTROM "Strom" - ready
for his first show of 2012 Level 1
PROSPECT'S FREE SPIRIT "Allie" - all
ready for her first show tomorrow.
May 2, 2012 - Father and Son - 5 yr old
Prospect's Bravestrom and his son - Yearling Colt Prospect's Belmont
BALLOON DAY AT PROPSECT - APRIL 28,
We had some hot air balloons fly over
today - different reactions from our residents.
Our herd had to keep a good eye on the
balloons - at least this time they didn't land in their field
ODIN was the first to spot the
Odin barked for hours afterwards
Monty - the one year old colt kept a
watchful eye on the second balloon
The second balloon
Allie and Mitch have their second
schooling at Dreamcrest - What an amazing 4 yr old - they are really
having a blast.
April 2012 - The boys take the girls
for their first training session with Ian Roberts at Dreamcrest -
first jumping school for Allie.
Allie did her first XC jumps
Lilly was awesome - jumping alot of
cross country jumps and ditches too
A beautiful spring day at Prospect
Strom wondering where my riding pants are
My neighbours decided to dig out our
creek to help drain their fields - giving me a free water hazard - yeah!!!
Odin exploring the small hay field
Brittania and Danika in the Sun
The herd minus monty (because he is a
colt) and our guest Lindi
Our New 60 acre hay field - at the back
of the picture - goes all the way to those huge trees at the horizon.
MARCH 17, 2012 - Prospect's Belmont - 1
yr old CSHA Colt by Prospect's Bravestrom (Braveheart/Prospect's Atheana) out of
Been Jazzin (Salute/Been Thinkin) 15hh at 11 months old.
MARCH 17, 2012 - Prospect's Brittania -
2 yr old CSHA Filly by Prospect's Bravestrom (Braveheart/Prospect's Atheana) out
of Been Jazzin (Salute/Been Thinkin) 16.2hh at 23 months old.
Video of Prospect's Bravestrom starting
Lateral movements - March 16, 2012
Bravestrom - March 15, 2012
Video of 3 yr old Danika - second time under saddle - February 17, 2012
February 6, 2012 - Prospect's Rayya
(RIO V (Rio Grande) X Baby Chips TB) 3 yr old filly enjoying a romp in the arena
on a warm winter day.
January 29, 2012 - A beautiful winter
day Prospect's Belmont in the Arena, Prospect's Danika enjoying the new snow and
Prospect's Lillian romping in her new blanket.
January 28, 2012 - Our 2009 Baby -
by ES Donavan had her first ride today and she was an absolute star.
Thanks to Mitchell for showing her what fun riding can be.
Little Stephen and Oasis
HAPPY NEW YEAR - BRAVESTROM IS NOW A 5
YR OLD - NEW YEARS DAY - GETTING READY, MOUNTING, WORKING AND HAVING A MOMENT.
The Boys with Odin -
Bravestrom - December 31, 2011
Some recent Odin Pictures:
GOING DOWN MEMORY LANE WITH ALL THAT WE
PRODOMUS OF PROSPECT - 2001-2011
- CLYDE HACKNEY GELDING
PROSPECT'S RIO LUNA - 2006-2011
CSHA MARE BY RIO GRANDE
WYSTERIA - 2007-2008 HANOVERIAN
FILLY BY WELLESLEY
CHAD - BERNESE MOUNTAIN DOG 2004-2010
APOLLO - RESCUE CAT 2005-2009
October 31, 2011 - OUR WILD CHILD -
PROSPECT'S BRITTANIA yearling by PROSPECT'S BRAVESTROM
Some water schooling at dreamcrest
October at Prospect - Allie - 3 yr old
han/tb by Freedom Z, Odin the Great Dane on the hunt for Squirrels, Lacey our
PMU rescue and Allie with 2 yr old Rayya (han/tb - granddaughter of Rio
Prospect's Danika (2009 by ES Donavan)
- after a summer of just being a youngster - first time working and experiencing
the jump chute. Bravestrom's sister.
Some field pics of this year's baby -
Prospect's Belmont by Prospect's Bravestrom - "Monty" is always a character.
Eating the tops off the prickle bush and playing with the tire jump
Allie in her first dressage
How far we have come - at the
first combined trial of the Season Lilly only did w/t at her first dressage test
and Stephen decided not to do Stadium - that was April 2011 at Grandview.
She did her first cross country schooling in June. Fast
forward to October 2, 2011 - Grandview Fall Horse Trial - their third full event
- Dressage score was 10% better than a month earlier, a beautiful stadium round
and her third clear cross country. Prior to the last fence, Lilly slipped
and almost went down - Stephen almost came off but she righted and he stayed on
but lost his right stirrup - the last jump - with no stirrup - the reason he was
riding a bit to the left. In all three events she did this season she did not
have a single refusal cross country. One run out stadium (rider error) and
finished with a lot of confidence and skill to move up to pretraining next year.
Silly Odin pictures for September
4 yr old Prospect's Bravestrom at the
Ontario Gold Dressage Championships - lst, 2- 2nds and 3rd. Scores of 68, 66, 65
and 65. Missed Training Division reserve Champ by 1%. Thanks so much to our
coach Karin Davis. Judge's comments - Impressive Canter, very nice test,
Prospect's Lillian and Stephen at
Dreamcrest - Placed 5th - Dressage Judge comments "Elegant Horse".
Prospect's Lillian and Steve Hall at
their first Event- Glen Oro - August 13, 2011 - placed 10th out of 15
New Washstall at Prospect - Bravestrom
had to check it out
CONGRATULATIONS TO MITCHELL - HIS NEW
EVENTER - AZ SPIRITS GO - 3 YR OLD 16.3HH HAN/TB MARE BY FREEDOM Z OUT OF A
CATHERSTON LIBERATOR MARE. ARRIVED AT PROSPECT ON JULY 14, 2011 AT 12:34
AM - researching her pedigree on her dam side - she is related to Cool
Mountain (primitive rising) and Catherston Liberator is her grandfather.
A day away from the farm - Balsam Lake
Odin meets a new friend and the Boys go
Dressage horse has fun in the Jump
Prospect's Bravestrom - 1 year after
gelding and Odin - 2 months after neutering
Lilly at dreamcrest before we had to
JUNE 27, 2011
MORE NEW CAMERA PICS - FULL SIBLINGS - PROSPECT'S BRITTANIA
(YEARLING) AND PROSPECT'S BELMONT (FOAL) BY PROSPECT'S BRAVESTROM OUT OF BEEN
JUNE 26, 2011 - NEW CAMERA - SCENES
AROUND THE FARM.
ODIN, ODIN CHASING HOBBES - DON'T WORRY
-THEY DO THIS ALL THE TIME - BUT THEY SLEEP TOGETHER TOO!
Monty having breakfast and playing with
Brittania (yearling), Lilly and Strom
around the farm
Prospect's Bravestrom went to his first
Gold Dressage Show on June 4, 2011 - doing his first Training Level Dressage
Test and scoring a fantastic 66% - so proud of my homebred boy.
Prospect's Belmont - playing in the
pasture - Almost 2 months old.
May 12, 2011
Odin was neutered a week ago -but
nothing keeps him down - he chased a squirrel up the pole on wednesday and he
still thinks it is up there.
Monty is now just over a month old and he
and his mom moved to the mare herd this week - as you can see - he is quite
happy being with all the girls and especially likes to play with Rayya - one of
our 2 yr olds
Prospect's Bravestrom doing his first
outdoor Dressage test. April 23, 2011 - despite the rain, wind and soupy
footing he was a pretty good boy and it was so much fun!! Bravestrom is a
4 yr old Homebred CSHA (Swedish WB X) by Braveheart
Baby pics of Prospect's Belmont
Prospect's Belmont by Prospect's
Bravestrom (Braveheart x Prospect's Atheana) o/o Been Jazzin (Salut xBeen
Thinkin) - strong bay colt born April 4, 2011 at 11:05 pm - lots of bling
Prospect's Danika and Prospect's
Brittania - enjoying the sun on April 1, 2011 - Aunt and niece - 16.1hh two yr
old and 15.2hh yearling.
Dane Meetup on February 13, 2011 -
Odin, Bristol and Clyde
Fending off the dane
Green Rider/Green Horse - pretty good
Riding after the snow storm - February
6, 2011 and Odin on Guard
January 20, 2011 - HORSES RUNNING IN
THE SNOW - VIDEO
Getting ready, our winter attire,
heading out and meeting the girls
And Odin watching us go
Odin and Hobbes celebrate christmas
differently than the rest of us. Odin thinks it is too cold and doesn't
like it when hobbes is on my lap. So Hobbes decided that Strom's back
would be a good place to hang out - Strom didn't really think so though.
December 26, 2010 - Boxing Day Pics of
some of the Girls
Mitchell and Prospect's Rio Luna - (by
Rio Grande x Asper of Prospect) - Mitchell and his first ride in a Dressage
Saddle since she came back from training. RIP LUNA.
18 month old Prospect's Danika by
Donavan (Elite Hanoverian)
Prospect's Rayya - By RioVxtb (Rio Grande)
- 18 month old 15.2hh Filly
December 11, 2010
Odin around the Farm - Playing with
Strom and posing
December 4, 2010
Prospect's Bravestrom and Maureen at
their first show - 66 and 65 per cent - 2 - firsts - champion for the day in
Prospect's Lillian and Stephen at their
first show - 57 and 54 per cent - 2nd and third - reserve champion for the day
in their division
Karen Davis Clinic at Michele Mueller's
- November 21, 2010 - first off property under saddle for Bravestrom and Maureen
Hall - he was such a good boy.
Kristin and Atheana's First Clinic with
Congratulations to Janelle and
Prospect's Ebony - 2010 Novice Adult Entry Champions for the Ontario Horse
November at the Farm - New arena
mirrors, Stephen and Lilly Ride (now had her 3 months) with the new
Mirrors, Odin guards the farm and plays with the Girls and Strom under saddle
for 2 months and a new clip job.
ODIN in his Blanket - already outgrown
the Large Shedrow - If only he would leave it on.
Odin and Hobbes sharing something -
Hobbes is always bringing King Odin presents
Here's what happens when a kwik out
Prospect's Bravestrom and his 11th ride
today - full canter and great trot
Lillian's First Cross Country - October
THE GIRLS RUNNING AROUND AND ODIN
STAYING COMFY ON THE COUCH
September 17, 2010
Stephen and Lilly explore the outdoor
and I have my first ride on Bravestrom
Little Brittania after weaning
Free jumping today - 3 yr old
and Stephen's new 5 yr old Selle Francais Mare Lillian
September 6, 2010 - Playing around with
some of the youngsters
Bravestrom - 3 yr old Gelding
Lillian - 5 yr old Selle Francais Mare
- Stephen's New Horse by Illian de Taute
September 5, 2010 - Congratulations to Prospect's Ebony and her
new owner Janelle- they placed 3rd at the OHTA Championships and won the Novice
Adult Championship. And they have only been a team for a month.
Odin at the champs
Odin playing Volleyball
First Ride in the arena on Lilly
5 yr old 17.2hh Selle Francais/tb mare
by Illian de Taute - new mount for Stephen - Here Name is Lillian (Lily)
I have been remiss in posting pics as
my laptop died and I couldn't post - Here are some pics of Mitchell and Asper.
Our Asper leaves this weekend to be with her new owner - a very excited lovely
girl who can't wait. I will try not to cry when we drop her off. Here are some
pics of her last two events with Mitchell. We bought Asper as a 3 yr old in 2005
for Mitchell - they really hit their grove this year culminating with a 3rd at
grandview and qualifying for the champs - she sold the next day. Now Mitch will
ride her rio grande daughter and we will have to find a new mount for Stephen.
And a pic of Odin and Hobbes
July 23, 2010
Prospect's Atheana with her new rider -
Krystin Lynch -
Prospect's Ebony with her new owner
Odin - profile pic
July 16, 2010 Some action shots of the yearlings with
the 3 month old foal - having fun
Bluestar Bronze Dressage Show - July 4,
2010 - first Training Test for Prospect's Rio Luna - She and Stephen placed 2nd
out of 5 with a score of 57%. Mitchell and Atheana had a tough ride but still
Stadium Practice at Dreamcrest - The
boys ride Mother and daughter - Asper (mom) is 8 and Rio Luna (daughter) is 4
and is just learning her job as an eventer. This was Luna's first off site
stadium jumping (has only jumped poles at home)
First Cross Country Schooling for 4 yr
old Rio Grande Mare - Prospect's Rio Luna and Stephen - Mitchell and Atheana
helped to lead the way.
FOGGY RIVER SHORT COURSE - June 19,
Prospect's Rio Luna's First show -
scored 63.5% on her dressage test.