Posts for Horse

Horse Art – March 1, 2016

Pieces of art that make one reflect where one fits into the larger puzzle of life always amaze me. This sculpture of a draft horse called ‘Black Hawk’ by John Lopez pulls me into thought about farming before tractors and what everyday life must have been like. Today, I live in a farming community, surrounded by other farming communities…

Black Beam Equestrian Arena

I found this picture of Beechwood Stables black-beamed equestrian arena on Pintrest and loved the layout for a smaller riding arena. It notes that it was designed by Marcus Gleysteen Architects in Boston, MA. I love the contrasting black beams and the full windows on the left hand side. However, I would open up the space on the right for …

Lakota Agriplex- Dawson Creek, B.C.

The Lakota Agriplex in Dawson Creek B.C., established in October 2007, is a 100 x 240 foot equestrian facility that hosts a variety of shows and competitions, as well as offers boarding for 110 horses in the indoor stalls. There are a small amount of bleachers on one side and a run-in for barrels and ropings. They also have a number of turn-out facilities or outdoor stalls on the north-east side of the building. They seemed to be far from capacity on my visit in January, a time when they should be, but that may have something to do with the current downturn in the economy.

Subscribe to our newsletter