2017 EVENTS & MORE You’re going to have so much fun this year! Riding at GWIF is awesome, but getting to try new things and go on fun horsey adventures is even awesomer. 😉 We have tons of great events planned for 2017, and hope you can join us! In   Read More ...

Written by Stephanie Coleman Jun’s love for animals is unquestionable, but when he first arrived at GWIF, I wondered if he was here for the horses or for Echo, our barn dog!  Often I would find his horse in cross ties,  halfway brushed, saddle on, but no girth, bridle on   Read More ...

Keli’s cool personality and good natured, willing attitude make her super fun to work with. When she initially began lessons, she was comfortable only in private half hour lessons, despite having a good sense and good seat about her. From there, she joined group lessons and leased Onyx, one of   Read More ...

Written by Stephanie Coleman   We all remember that big step in our equestrian path, that day when we first cantered, usually by accident….For some of us, it took all the courage in the world to finally ask for the canter, and actually want to do it again and again.  Well, for   Read More ...

HOLIDAY HORSE CAMP Have the best holiday break EVER! Our super fun, annual holiday horse camp is scheduled for December 26-30! Register your child today and give the best gift ever – horses! 🙂 Campers will spend time learning to properly lead, groom, tack up, and RIDE! There will also   Read More ...

OUR NEXT SHOW Is scheduled for Saturday, December 3! Do you want to start horse showing but aren’t sure how to begin? Want more practice for your off-farm show trips? Join us for our next super fun horse show at GWIF on Saturday, December 3! GWIF’s barn shows are a   Read More ...

“Courage is being afraid but saddling up anyway.” John Wayne Alexandria shares in common with most of us a natural desire for self preservation: she came to us a little on the timid side, and the first time she ever cantered she was visibly shaken afterward (despite the fact that   Read More ...

HALLOWEEN SHOW Scheduled for Saturday, October 29! Our next great GWIF event is a Halloween-themed fun show and potluck BBQ! Start planning a costume for you and your favorite horse, then join us on Saturday, October 29 – the show starts at 1:00pm! Classes Include: • Decorate a Horse Costume   Read More ...

 Written by Stephanie Coleman   Another awesome rider who joined only this year but excelled in everything she does is our new Rider of the Week,  Yanna!   We would like to honor this young lady because she  has worked so hard and has progressed so much in very little time.   What makes   Read More ...

Written by Stephanie Coleman On a cold winter morning early this year, a lovely young man stepped onto the farm for his first riding lesson. I will always remember his tennis shoes not fitting into the stirrups properly, and how cold it was…Despite all that, Brian rode like a boss   Read More ...