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Rider Spotlight August 2017 - Eva Morrill

Name:

Eva Morrill


How long have you been riding/riding with Kim? 

3 years


Who do you ride currently and who have you ridden in the past?

Gizmo currently, Cali, Gypsy, Luke, Gambler, Lizzie, Romeo in the past.

 

What is your riding history?

Different horses, and different experience


Tell a little about your current mount:

Very stubborn, but a cute, and loveable pony

 

What is your favorite discipline(s)?

Barrel racing


What is your favorite thing to do at the barn (other than riding)?

Hanging out with friends and helping other people with their horses.


What is your favorite 2017 memory so far?

Starting horse shows


What are your 2018 riding goals?

Become a better rider and be faster in shows


What are your long term riding goals?

All around better rider and keep riding different horses so I get more experienced


What do you get out of spending time at Franklin Canyon Stables? 

I get to do the thing I love the most every day and I get to hang out with my friends I have made. 


What do you get out of spending time with horses?

I get a better bond with the horse and I get to spend time with my favorite animal.


Have you ever won any riding/show awards?  If so, what?

Participation trophy

Tags: Eva

Horse Spotlight August 2017 - Gizmo

What is your name?

Gizmo


What is your breed?

Appaloosa pony (Pony of the Americas)


What color are you?

Gray, Brown, and white (multicolored speckles with a blanket).


How old are you?

12 years


How tall are you?

13 hands


What is your favorite color?

Blue, and pink


What is your favorite treat?

Carrots


What is your favorite time of year?

Winter


What is your favorite discipline?

Barrel Racing


Do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend?

No


Do you prefer English or Western?

Western


What are a few of your favorite things?

Food, attention, and playing with friends


What are your least favorite things?

Jumping, listening, and discipline


What do you like best about your humans?

They feed me, they get my energy out, they love me


Have you ever won any awards?

Ribbons and trophies for barrel racing

Tags: Gizmo

Horse Spotlight March 2017 - Romeo

What is your name?  
Romeo


What is your breed?
Welsh Pony


What color are you?
Bay


How old are you?
16


How tall are you?
13.1 hands


What is your favorite color?
Red!


What is your favorite treat?
Granny Smith Apples


What is your favorite time of year?
Spring


What is your favorite discipline?
Gymkhana


Do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend?
I have a wife named Roxy


Do you prefer English or Western?
Western.  I love barrel racing.


What are a few of your favorite things?
Food, scratches on my withers, and people


What are your least favorite things?
Getting my sheath cleaned


What do you like best about your humans?
That they give me love and affection.  And I like when I get to run fast.


Have you ever won any awards?
Laurel and I placed 9th in Division 7 at the CSHA state gymkhana competition .  We earned a shiny buckle.
 

Tags: Romeo

Rider Spotlight March 2017 - Laurel Bleichner

Name:
Laurel Bleichner.  I am 10 years old.

How long have you been riding?  How long have you been riding with Kim?
I have been riding for 3 years and all three years with Kim.

Who do you ride currently and who have you ridden in the past?
I ride Romeo and Champ.  I have ridden Cassie in the past.

What is your riding history?
My mom rode horses and got my sister and I interested.  I take lessons and lease two days a week.  I do gymkhanas and have done one dressage show.

Tell a little about your current mount:
Romeo is a cuddle- and lovebug.  He is a Welsh Pony who loves to barrel race.  He also knows how to unzip jackets!

What is your favorite discipline(s)?
Western riding is my favorite.  I love gymkhana.  Trail riding is pretty cool too.

What is your favorite thing to do at the barn (other than riding)?
I like to make grain and bran mash.  And I like to bathe horses.

What is your favorite 2017 memory so far?
Romeo and I got second place in Division 7 in our last gymkhana.

What are your 2017 riding goals?
To get a higher place than 9th at the CSHA state gymkhana competition.

What are your long term riding goals?
To get really good on Romeo then move on to different horses!

What do you get out of spending time at Franklin Canyon Stables?  
I get more self confidence.  I have a lot of fun being with my horse and human friends there.  And I love being outdoors.

What do you get out of spending time with horses?
I get happiness and confidence.  When I’m on the trail I feel calm and peaceful.

Have you ever won any riding/show awards?  If so, what?
Romeo and I got 9th place in Division 7 at the CSHA state gymkhana competition.  We earned a fancy buckle!
 

Tags: Laurel