Tara’s Tip: Dealing with Spring Fever

At Cottonwood we are very lucky to have trails close by that are not only fun but challenging. Many of us are on the trail more than in the arena, especially in the summer when we can cross water and enjoy a long trail ride in the gorgeous Colorado weather.

But winter slows that down a […]

By |April 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Myths & Facts About Your Horse’s Bone Development

For those of us with young horses, when is it OK to start riding or to asking your horse to perform strenuous activities like jumping? Here’s what you should know before putting your bright-eyed youngster to work:

You may have heard someone say something about waiting until a horse’s “knees close” to begin work, referring to growth plates […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yay for Summer Horse Camps for Kids!

Are you or someone you love a little horse-crazy? Maybe you have a son or daughter who can think of nothing better than to spend his or her days at the barn making new friends and riding horses in the sun?

If that rings true, or if you’re a kid who just wants to learn about […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2015 Horse Shows and Events Near Denver

It’s springtime! And you know what that means in the horse world: fun, fun, fun!

Warmer weather brings all kinds of horsing around–including shows, clinics, and events that we hold here and travel to from the barn. These are always great times when we ride hard, laugh hard and get to know each other better.

Regardless of […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments