We are excited to introduce our incredible herd of horses at JohnMel Stables. Each of the horses that make up our team of equine partners has been specially selected for their temperament and their conformation.


BELLA

Breed:
Clydesdale

Involved in:
Schooling program, trail rides, horsemanship, equine therapy program and equine yoga.

Fun Fact:
Bella is up for anything! Hitting the trails, lessons, horsemanship and even yoga! Bella can be found basking in the sun with her best buddy Jack or being a good sport and wearing a fashionable winter hat.

 


CASSIDY

Breed:
Clydesdale

Involved in:
Schooling program, trail rides, horsemanship and equine therapy program.

Fun Fact:
Cassidy is a barn favourite! Cass enjoys just about anything from horsemanship and lessons to off property hacks and camping. She is boss mare with Magic.

 

 


JACK

Breed:
Percheron/Cross

Involved in:
Schooling program, trail rides, horsemanship and equine therapy program.

Fun Fact:
Jack is our Casanova. He is in love with Bella and can often be heard calling for her when she is not in the pasture. When they are together you can see them both basking in the sun.

 


LIGHTNING

Breed:
TB

Involved in:
Trail Lead

Fun Fact:
Lightning is new to JohnMel Stables and is one of the horses we are training. He has started leading our trail rides with Mel!

 

 


MAGIC

Breed:
Clyde Hackney

Involved in:
Trail rides and horsemanship.

Fun Fact:
Magic is boss mare so she will be one of the first to meet you at the gate. She is the trail guide lead, she likes to participate in horsemanship and the odd lesson. Magic is always up for any off property adventure, hunting, camping or just hacking out.

 


SLOANE

Breed:
Quarter Horse

Involved in:
Schooling program, trail rides and horsemanship.

Fun Fact:
Sloane is a sensitive lady. She loves the trails, treats and the warmer weather.

 

 

 


TURIOUS

Breed:
TB

Involved in:
Schooling program, trail rides and horsemanship.

Fun Fact:
Affectionately known as Turious George! She can be a sassy lady, however secretly a cuddle bug and would climb into your pocket if she could.

 

 


TALON

Breed:
Clyde/TB

Involved in:
Stay tuned for Talon and her escapades this summer!

Fun Fact:
Talon can be found sleeping, eating, running, sticking her head in the bur patch and waiting for you at the gate. If Talon could sit on your lap she would. Cassidy is Talon’s mom!

 

 


THE ROCKIES

Breed:
Rocky Mountain Horse

Involved in:
Trail rides and horsemanship

Fun Fact:
Mags and Prize are sturdy, easy-gaited horses. Mags loves to hit the trails and Prize is one of our lovely therapy and horsemanship horses we use.  You will often find them both following each other around the field!  They are definitely a bonded pair and fun to ride the trails with!

 


THE MINIS

Breed:
Miniture Ponies

Involved in:
Family Time

Fun Fact: Alfie, Penelope and Digby are farm favourites for family time!  They help children build confidence and are a lot of fun to work with.  You will find Alfie and Penelope glued at the hip and Digby confidently keeping watch!