Both indoor and outdoor boarding are
available at Clover Hill Stables.
are pastured during the summer.
Winter quarter sheds are available for outdoor horses. Indoor horses
are turned outside for 10 to 12 hours daily in secure
allowing them to get adequate exercise on a regular basis.
Regular turnout is a must to ensure a horses' mental and physical health
popular activity at Clover Hill Stables is the part-boarding program.
In this program, riders are able to ride a number of
on a three times per week basis. This program is available to
when they reach an acceptable level of riding and horsemanship.
Combined with a weekly lesson, part boarding allows riders to
their riding skills at their own pace using a variety of
from Clover Hill Stables compete at local summer and winter shows.
Many of the riders at Clover Hill have gone on to compete in
competitions throughout Ontario. Their stong riding base
allows them to
progress to the higher levels.
Shows are held at the stable in the summer and many of the
participate at local shows on Clover Hill horses. Some of the
advanced riders compete at the Trillium and A Circuit level and on the Florida circuit.
From April to November, team roping and breakaway roping practises are
held every Wednesday evening and Sunday
afternoon. Many of the
participants are competitors at many rodeos in Ontario
and the northern
United States. Several of Ontario's leading High School rodeo
competitors practice here on a regular basis. Also Jackpots
throughout the summer. The roping practices are geared for
beginners to advanced ropers. Many of the ropers compete at rodeos, ropings throughout Ontario and in Florida.
Tuesday night from April until October, a musical ride practice
is held at Clover Hill. This weekly activity includes most of
horses stabled at Clover Hill as well as some ship-ins. The 24
taking part in the musical ride are from 11 years of age up to people
in their 60's.
This social evening prepares the horses and riders for the
family day held in the fall.
On this day in October, family members and friends come to
intricate manovers carried out on horseback. It is a favorite
young and old.
Also on this day we hold the crowd-pleasing Wild Steer race.
Wild Steer Race
exciting event is held once yearly at the Family Day in October at
Clover Hill Stables.
Several steers are released in the arena at one time and
of three riders attempt to saddle and ride a steer over the
line. It is an event full of thrills, spills and lots of action. A real
Hot Heels Roping
evenings and Sunday afternoons in the winter months, a roping practice
on Hot Heels is held. Hot Heels, a mechanical steer that can
roped by the
head or by the heels and is great practice for everyone. New
young horses can be introduced to roping with Hot Heels and he
training aid for seasoned horses that just need to be let down after a
busy summer of competition.
Trail riding is always
popular at Clover Hill. There are permanant trails, with some cross
country obstacles, on the farm and many scenic riding areas
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