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How to Care for a Friesian's Mane

How to Care for a Friesian's Mane This is a video of hair care products and techniques to care for a Friesian's mane. The products I use are Knot No More (used to detangle his braids after taking his hair down), Healthy Haircare Hair Moisturizer (used as a stay-in conditioner and for daily grooming), Pantene Beautiful Lengths shampoo & conditioner. I love these products! I hope they work well for your horse's mane, too! Happy grooming! Carol xo
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APOLLO'S TRAINING DAY!

APOLLO TRAINING TIME....MAYBE

Welcome to The Whitaker Bunch!!

Apollo, Friesian Stallion playing in the sand!

A Day in the Life with Apollo

Apollo & Carol Whitaker Royal Grove Stables A Day in the Life with Apollo This evening was magical with my precious stallion, Apollo. While my children were hanging out with their friends, and my husband was at work, I went out to spend time with Apollo, to muck his stall.  Mucking Apollo’s stall is always entertaining, as strange as that sounds, it really is. Because he follows me around like a puppy dog and communicates his love for me while I’m mucking away. Apollo's love and affection made this  evening as magical and enjoyable as ever… As I walked out my back door towards our barn, the sun was beginning to go down and the crisp evening air began to set in, it was a beautiful evening with only a few clouds in the sky.  When Apollo heard me call out to him, I was welcomed with a loving whinny as he greeted me at his stall door. When I approached him, I gave him a love and fed him one of his favorite treats, a half of an apple.
Hey there, my Utah Valley equestrian friends! ​ I've created a new horse riding club called "Utah Valley Moms Saddle Club". It's for women only (you don't have to be a mom or live in Utah Valley to join.). All ages of women, breeds of horses and style of riding are welcomed! ​ I was inspired to create this club because I love making new horse-loving friends, and it's great for horses to get out and socialize as well. ​ If you would like to join the club, we will be meeting at the Salt Lake Equestrian Center and/or the North Utah County Equestrian Park the first Friday of the month at 11:30 am. ​ I will post notifications about our upcoming rides on Facebook at http:/facebook.com/ApolloFriesianSlallion a few days prior. We will also go on trail rides as the weather warms up. ​ The more riders, the merrier! Please feel free to invite your family and friends who have horses to join too . ​ Plan on meeting at the Salt Lake County Equestrian Center on February

Utah Valley Moms Saddle Club

Utah Valley Moms Saddle Club Hey there, my Utah Valley equestrian friends! ​ I've created a new horse riding club called "Utah Valley Moms Saddle Club", it's for women only (you don't have to be a mom or live in Utah Valley to join.). All ages of women, breeds of horses and style of riding are welcome! ​ I was inspired to create this club because I love making new horse-loving friends, and it's great for horses to get out and socialize as well. ​

Playing with My Friesian Stallion: A Day in the Life with Apollo

A Day in the Life of Apollo ~  Playing with My Friesian Stallion This is a short video of my beloved Apollo and I playing... I had just let him out to go play in our turnout, and this is a video my precious daughter caught of him frolicking as we let him to go run around. He has such a huge personality! You'd never guess he was a magnificent stallion!  Apollo's the love of my life, next to my hubby and children. He's my equine soul-mate of which I am deeply grateful for. We have sooo much fun together!!! His loving and playful personality ignites my spirit beyond expression.  I thank God each and every day for his majestic spirit in my life...  Apollo truly is what dreams are made of! Xo

A Day to Remember with Apollo, My Friesian Stallion

A Day to Remember with Apollo ~  My Friesian Stallion I took Apollo to get collected today. He was such a good boy! He was also one highly potent boy--he had 17 billion sperm!  After he was finished the vet tech put him in a stall next to another stallion while we did the paperwork. The othe r stallion and Apollo were huffing and puffing at each other through the bar divider to prove who was the superior stallion. Apollo was all wound up, so I knew I needed to get him out of there.... I walked into the stall to the other side of where he and the other frisky stallion were and called to him, he stopped to look at me and then calmly walked over to me. As the gentleman that he is, he stood perfectly still while I put his halter on and kept his undivided attention on me. How many stallions that are in a middle of a confrontation with another stallion would turn and walk away to be with their human mom? Needless to say, that moment took my breath away... He didn't even lo