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Acadia Driving Horses

[a poem]
Spirits lifting to the strong, steady clip-clop rhythm of hoofbeats on country lanes…

by Cindy Schlener

This is my 3rd full year as a GSCA member. I'm a trail rider who was initially concerned about joining a driving club, however that has not been a problem at all :). All you need is a love for horses and to enjoy talking about them.

by Renee Wormell

GSCA Annual Members’ Meeting & Dinner:

Granite State Carriage Association kicked off the 2016 season with the Annual Members’ Meeting on March 6, 2016 at The Elks Lodge 146, on Granite Street in Manchester, NH. The Annual Meeting is always a great event to say good bye to old man winter and bid welcome back to spring. 

Many in Granite State Carriage Association have discovered the singular beauty of Acadia National Park via carriage or on horseback. Located near Bar Harbor, Maine on Mt. Desert Island, Acadia’s groomed and graded carriage roads offer 57 miles for drivers and horseback riders to explore, plus...

Horses electric fencing, tape fence

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When thinking about electric fencing for your animals, you may think of a large unit set up in the main barn. This energizer needs to be

REVIEW at Horse Collaborative--  Horses with 5 Hearts-- explains the principles behind barefoot horsekeeping.

Horse training accounts in this Blog are not intended to be instructional, rather they are descriptions of personal experiences with particular horses. Please do not assume that any other horse will behave or react the same as the ones described here. Each horse is an individual, and each person has their own unique approach to handling and training.

by Renee Wormell

ICE HARVEST FESTIVAL:

It has been a strange winter weather-wise in New England. The good news/bad news is

Shelburne Farms and Meach Cove Farm Drive and Ride Event of GSCA was held September 19-24, 2015, in Shelburne, Vermont.

by Renee Wormell

Celebrating a very successful 2015 season, Granite State Carriage Association is joyfully planning for 2016.  All 2015 events will be held again and at least two new events will be added;

SAYS Pat P.

Visions of trotting down a wooded trail that skirts a swiftly flowing stream, followed by breathtaking mountain views...