Ride a gentle horse. Watch a future champion compete or train. Discover the spectacular shops that equip them. Or just stop the car to wonder at a herd. Plan a day of fascinating, wholesome fun at headwatershorsecountry.ca.
What: Shoeing and caring for a horse’s hoof is half-art, half-skill and all-important. Enjoy the clang-clang-clang of hot horseshoes being hammered into shape, and discover a fascinating business.
Who: Brad and Ginny Davidson
2. Headwaters Parade of Horses
What: To celebrate the Pan Am Games, Headwaters artists will transform over 20 fiberglass sculptures into, well, whatever they want, and we all get to enjoy the results, all over the area, all summer long.
Who: Headwaters Equine Leadership Group
3. Running Fox Equestrian
What: You don’t have to ride to enjoy this spectacular retail showcase of the finest in all things equine, and appreciate the craftsmanship and tradition that go into equipping rider and horse for success.
Who: Jennifer O’Neill
4. RAM Rodeo
What: Mingle with cowboys and cowgirls from all over, and take in the dust and drama of a full-tilt rodeo with competitions, children’s events and some of the most astonishing riding you’ll ever see.
Who: Ross Millar
Where: Orangeville and Grand Valley
5. Show Horse
What: This award-winning artwork is the new icon of Headwaters Horse Country, declaring our emergence as a leading equine region. Look for it as it makes its debut throughout Headwaters, and then the world.
Who: Amanda Melinz