For the past several months I’ve had a great opportunity: working with a group of teenagers; showing them how to train, work with and ride their horses at a ranch operated by the Poteet family in west-central Alberta. This is a great group of kids who enjoy having fun and learning with horses. The work […]
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Goodbye to a Horse
Yes, horses can break our hearts. Is it worth it? Without a doubt. Because if we, as horse-people, don???t go down that road of exploring a true connection with a horse, we???ve missed out on one of the most incredible experiences that life has to offer a human being.
That Special Horse – Story Contest Windup
Amazing Backcountry’s first big contest of 2015 has now wrapped up. A big thank you to all our participants, judges and of course our sponsors.
Christmas – 2014
Seasons Greetings from Amazing Backcountry!
Bonds with Horses
Most, if not all of us, have horses that are, or have been, near to our hearts. For reasons that are generally personal, these horses endear themselves to us and we form bonds with them that are different and in many ways exceed the bonds we permit ourselves to form with other people.
Trail Rangers – Rebuilding Kananaskis Trails
Flooding destroyed many Kananaskis trails. A brilliant project is underway to rebuild them – using horse drawn equipment – and you can be a part of it.