Birthday Gift Ideas!

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Have a granddaughter or niece that loves horses? Think about giving them riding lessons for their birthday. Whether you buy 1-2 private lessons or like Avery’s Grandmother who gifted her a year’s worth of lessons- we can come up with a special birthday package for you. Just send me an email or give me a […] Read more »

SUMMER CAMPS

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We will be offering CAMPS this summer at Pine Lake Pastures- >June 9-12, 23-26 July 7-10, Aug 4-7, 11-14,18-21 >Full day camp is 8-4 $375.00 >half day is 12-4 $190.00 > The emphasis of camp will be horses, horse care and riding but we will be offering archery and other activities as well! Full day […] Read more »

Calendar of Events at Pine Lake Pastures- Jan thru end of May

Pine Lake Pastures Calendar of Events This doesn’t include our opportunity Circuit Hunter Shows. January SATURDAY!  1/18- Potluck Dinner- 6-8 February 2/2 630-800 4H Meeting Woodville 2/9- 3-6 valentine’s dance 2/15-potluck Dinner 6-8 March 3/1 Cheri Takes girls to music audition- Mpls 3/2 4H Meeting Woodville 3/8 Saturday Northrun Farms Delano MN 3/15 Potluck Dinner […] Read more »

Valentine’s Dance for Promise Kept Therapy Center

WHEN: Feb 9th 2014 Sunday- 3-6pm WHERE: Ready Randy’s New Richmond HOW CAN YOU HELP: Attend the benefit! and talk to Cheri about soliciting silent Auction Items for the benefit or BRING a basket for the auction! This is a benefit to raise money for our 501[c][3] therapeutic Riding Center. Promise Kept Therapeutic Riding Center […] Read more »

How the horses handle the cold

Warm Greetings! With the cold often people worry about the horses and whether they can stay warm. As the days shorten in the fall- horses develop a winter coat. They have up to 17 layers of coat that can develop to keep them warm. Horses that are not blanketed till the end of December are […] Read more »

GYM TIME!

I get asked all the time- Don’t you get enough exercise just working on the farm? The answer- ‘no’. Two reasons why I go to the gym on a regular basis. 1) your body grows accustomed to a routine workout and becomes more efficient at performing it- therefore, burning less calories. That’s why even if […] Read more »

Dressing WARM for Riding- Christmas/Stocking Ideas

It’s cold right now- but winter riding can certainly still be enjoyable if you are dressed appropriately for it. Right now we ride if the wind chill is above 20 degrees. As our bodies acclimate to the weather we will drop that standard for riding down to 10 degrees with wind chill. In order to […] Read more »

Dec 7th Horse Parade

 If you are interested in being part of the 2013 Horse parade contact me! We have 9 spots in trailers. Walking a pony is one of the HITS of the parade! Children LOVE to pet the ponies! We need costumes for horses and ponies so begin planning now for what you might want to do! […] Read more »