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New RV pad completed!

A week on from the initial ground work for our new RV pad, we've pretty much finished it. Our 29' Laredo is now in place, and apart from a few supplies, is ready for our Airbnb guests. And the grass is starting to grow back where we excavated to bury our unsightly artesian well hose,…
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Barrel racing on Tuesday night

We were off back to Kamloops Race Central again last night, barrel racing with Lily, riding Rookie and Cora. It was a low turnout, which is understandable considering that we've just come of the back of a big race weekend (see last report). More training for Cora in her time-onlies. It seems she's getting better…
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BCBRA barrel race – Kamloops Race Central

This Easter weekend, we attended the BCBRA-sponsored barrel race at Kamloops Race Central. The event was very well attended, attracting over 140 competitors in Pee Wee, Junior and Open classes. Lily continued her training with Cora, running an excellent time-only with her. Cora seemed much more settled at this event, and didn't get as edgy…
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This week’s barrel racing.

This past week saw us attend two separate barrel races. One at Ridge View Arena, Pritchard on Saturday, and the other at Kamloops Race Central on Tuesday night. https://youtu.be/xXnTTq49M1Y Saturday's CBR race at Pritchard was damn cold and more than a little damp. Luckily we had an indoor arena to race in, and with Lily…
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RV pad in development

This week, we started on the development of our new RV pad. The idea is to widen the driveway, and have a bay in the embankment in which our airbnb rental 29ft travel trailer is nestled, surrounded by a grassy bench for viewing, picnics etc. As you can see, we've completed the groundwork to dig…
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Gleneden Ridge Farm camp site

To add to our Airbnb.ca listings, we are now listed as a camp site on Campertunity.com! We have our front field available for campers who want to experience our rural setting and explore the Shuswap. The camp site is close to the road for easy access, and has an open, sunny areas as well as…
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Spring growth at Gleneden Ridge.

Spring time is well and truly here in the hills of Gleneden, and new growth is evident everywhere. The grass is growing, the first blossoms are starting to show on the trees, and the ducks have made their way down to the pond. We are starting to get our RVs ready for the late-Spring and…
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Our first barrel race of 2019

This past weekend saw Lily's first CBR barrel race this year. We took two horses, Rookie, Lily's usual barrel horse, and Cora, who was previously being used as Lily's hunter-jumper while she was in Pony Club. It was a double-run event with a smaller barrel pattern. She got to race both horses twice, which was…
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Announcing Gleneden Ridge Design!

Graphic Design on a farm? You better believe it! Now, along with your eggs and produce, you can get all you graphic, website, and marketing requirements met at Gleneden Ridge Farm with our new graphic design service! We love dealing with the people and businesses of the Shuswap. So we thought why not make use…
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Bengal and Lily; let the pony training begin!

Two weeks back we announced the arrival of our new rescue pony, in partnership with our friends at South Mymm's Farm. He's settling in nicely now, and gets on very well with Stella, our other new(ish) horse. So now the first elements of training can begin, so we can find out what he knows and…
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