Florida – Here we go again!!!

  We made the trek down to Ocala on the 19th of January.  It was a fairly easy drive in that we didn’t lose any tires on the way or have any issues with any of the horses or the trucks.  However, it still took longer then it should have due to weather and an accident that happened… read more

High fiving the doctor and loving my horses…

The beginning of last week started with final preps for Plantation and organizing the farm chores for while we were away. As it can sometimes happen…. plans changed! Tuesday night I went to the hospital, was seen by the ER doctor and told they had to call in the surgeon as it was looking like… read more

It’s been too long – Summer update!

It’s shaping up to be a great summer!!  Rocco is recovering well from his fourth sarcoid removal surgery.  He is just back to full work now and we are both loving it!!  I’ve missed riding him since Bromont, he is one classy horse.  This time we have a serious plan of attack.  I’ve been sending… read more

Lucky? OR Unlucky?? Florida 2011

Truthfully, I don’t really know where to start!!  It’s been a bit of a whirlwind here the last few weeks, to say the least! As most of you probably already know 3 weeks ago on the way home from a show at Rocking horse our truck and trailer were hit by a tractor-trailer.  It started… read more

Team Donogue – Not New but Improved!

More successful shows to report from down south! At Rocking Horse 2 weeks ago Rocco completed his first Intermediate.  He was 2nd after the dressage on a test with lots of room for improvement.  The show jumping was difficult.  There were a lot of jumps in what felt like a very small ring.  He was… read more

Thumbs up at Ocala

Congratulations go out to Jen McGuire for completing her first event on Zing since the birth of her daughter Kate.  Way to go Jen!!  This is a big feat, as this mare has a very bull headed personality and requires a patient and strong rider.  More congrats go to Molly and Hank who completed their… read more

Show season is here!

We are three weeks into our trip to Florida and we have our first show of the season under our belts!  At Rocking Horse last weekend Rocco (Diamond Cut III) performed beautifully and finished in 2nd place in the open preliminary.  He is a lovely horse on the flat and over the jumps, however his… read more

In Florida!

We have all arrived in Florida safe and sound!!  Our group this year includes Jennifer Duncan and her two horses Ray and Zing, Molly Clark-Hurley (our working student) and her horse Hank, Gabby Ledger’s horse Cupid, Eventing Canada’s[!] Manny, Don Good’s Wild T’Mater, Valerie Eden’s Shigatzi, John Lennox’s Bonner’s Chief II and Missy and Diamond… read more

2011 Canadian Eventing Team

Very excited to announce that Manny and I have been short listed for the 2011 Canadian Eventing Team.  Wild T’Mater and Shigatzi were named to the long list!!  These lists are based on the horse competition results from this past season.   Congratulations to all the riders named.     Happy Holidays! xx

Hay Gain – My Horses Love it!