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Joel Conner Clinic Report: Anderson

Joel Conner Clinic Report: Anderson

Clinic report from Kaya M: Even though this was my fourth clinic riding Anderson, I think we made more positive changes together than the past three combined! I had a huge learning moment myself that gave me more confidence and control and gave Anderson a better expression: fully releasing in the canter. It sounds simple and obvious, but I didn’t even realize before that I wasn’t doing this.…

Joel Conner Clinic Update: Stella

Joel Conner Clinic Update: Stella

Written by SAFE volunteer Sue C: I am so grateful for the opportunity to work with Stella for 4 days at the recent Joel Conner clinic. Stella has been well trained by Casey, which helped so much since I was the one learning the mechanics of how to ask for moving forward on a circle, hind quarters and front quarters. After some directional fits and starts on my part the first day, we had some…

July Volunteer of the Month: David Livingstone

July Volunteer of the Month: David Livingstone

How and when did you first get involved with horses? Do you have one now you want to tell us about? I always lived just a few miles from horses while I was growing up, but I never interacted with them. Since none of my friends were involved in horsemanship it never crossed my mind. My mom would talk about riding when she was younger and tell stories about an uncle of hers who caught and trained…

All About Millie

All About Millie

Back in March, The Limelight Pet Project featured Millie in a spotlighted video, and we wanted to share the full story of Millie’s transformation, as told by Terry. (You can see the Q13 news segment here.) Lovely little Millie is looking for adopters to show her the next steps in training. If you think you may be a match for her, fill out an application! Thanks to The Limelight Pet Project and…

Renee and Angel’s Story

Renee and Angel’s Story

Back in January, The Limelight Pet Project featured Renee and Angel in a spotlighted video, and we wanted to share the full clip about these BFFs. (You can see the Q13 news segment here.) Both Renee and Angel are still looking for adopters–fill out an application if you’d like to bring them home! Thanks to The Limelight Pet Project and Dirtie Dog Photography for visiting SAFE and sharing this…

Jollie: This Big Three Year Old is Soon to be a Riding Horse!

Jollie: This Big Three Year Old is Soon to be a Riding Horse!

Jollie is a lovely 3‑year-old mare who is currently 15.2 hands with room to grow! This BIG bodied sweetheart has had basic groundwork foundation put on at SAFE. She’s also seen our farrier, had her vaccines and boosters, and, most recently, had her first dental. Jollie takes it all in stride! She will be getting her first rides put on this month (June) and should be available for adoption early…

Zoe: Ready for you!

Zoe: Ready for you!

This stunning 11-year-old Morgan type mare is ready to come home to you! Zoe has been a steady, sound riding horse at SAFE for almost a year now. She is kindhearted and loves going out on trails with other horses or working solo in the arena with her rider. She always comes up to greet us when we visit her field and she’s never a problem for our volunteers to work with. This is Zoe’s year to…