Note from the Editors

Pick up your April issue!


Firstly we would like to thank Nancy for all her hard work in providing a great magazine for our horse communities, we are honoured and thrilled to be filling her very large boots! At the heart of Saddle Up has always been our horse communities and loyal horse loving readers, so moving forward our focus will be to continue this. The magazine will remain free and community based continuing to support Western Canada’s equine world through horse people, clubs, associations, shows, events, and any other horseplay activity. Keeping our horse communities and readers connected for generations to come! Ruby and I will be looking forward to all your news, pictures, and article ideas are always welcome! Reach out to us anytime and in between issues you can keep current on our website and socials. Here’s to a great Horsey year together, look forward to seeing you at Horse Expo! Tass and Ruby

This month’s cover features Fern Valley Appaloosa, located in Central Alberta in prime ranch country. The farm is a working cattle ranch and horse breeding facility. Fern Valley Appaloosas have long been recognized for their colour, conformation, and temperament.  Offering quality young horses for sale, ranging from weanlings to 4 year olds. Stallion services are also available.  Producers of quality Appaloosa’s since 1985, go check out their unforgettable spots!


April 2024

Featured Articles

Horse Expo Canada 6

Changing the Face of ECR 8

Spotlight: Equine Vet Practice 9

Becoming Self-Confident 10

Celebrating Grated Coconut 11

EFC Scholarship Recipient 12

Building Better Ag Societies 13

Dressage w/Thomas Ritter 14

CTHS (AB Division) Update 16

Equine Guelph (Vaccinations) 18

and so much more!

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