Junior Horse Club is for riders who are just starting out and want to learn about horsemanship, horse breeds, the difference between riding styles, equine nutrition and horseback riding basics. This program is 6 weeks long and each session is an hour and a half. Saturdays 10-11am. September 14, 21, 28 October 5, 12, 19. Sims 3 RPG stable And Kennel. Contact SLS Via Social Media!
On March 3 the show team for Southern Legacy Stables attended the American Saddle Horse Association of Georgia’s annual banquet held in Peachtree City and received 19 state high point awards and two national awards from the American Saddle Horse Association.
Caitlin Jarriel was named the high point trainer for the ASHAG for the third consecutive year.
Caitlin’s husband, Chris Jarriel, was named the Frank Kennedy Humanitarian of the Year along with horseman Justin Davis for their efforts to assist in the emergency relief during both Hurricane Matthew and Hurricane Irma.
Barn owner Caitlin Jarriel took over the operations of Dixie Stables in 2015 from her riding instructor, Lynn Pace.
Jarriel started riding with Pace at the age of 13. She has ridden for many barns across Georgia, including Patricia Garbutt of Jesup at Wildwood Stables. Jarriel began riding at the same barn as Pace and Garbutt, Sea Island Stables.
Erin’s long time mount – A 15.2 hh Arabian mare who Erin bought and started as a 3 year old. Erin and Sprite have been working together since Sept 2002 – She is currently schooling 2nd level with some 3rd level movements. Sprite is DEFINITELY the boss of the farm – she’s often found wandering the property loose and harassing boarders for snuggles and cookies.
In 2014 we welcomed Sprites foal by Fabuleux- a stunning bay colt, seen below
Flaunting Stolen Silver
“Scandal” was born 5/5/14! He’s growing a little slower than we’d hoped but has a personality that is larger than life! Living up to his name he’s regularly sneaking through the fence to get into the paddock with the big boys, and getting out entirely if he can manage it! Sweet, curious and smart as a whip – We’re going to have our hands full when it’s time to start his undersaddle training!
Amazing Saltic – Our dear Maze is a bit of a charity case. We got him as a lease for 2 of our riders, but we struggled to get him sound. After MUCH effort and a number of evaluations from the vet, we decided he needed to be retired. Maze is a 16.1 hh imported Oldenburg. He was trained through 4th level dressage and was a successful 4′ jumper in Germany. With the disposition of an overgrown puppy dog, we knew we couldn’t allow him to leave the farm for his retirement. So here he’ll stay, snuggling with his favorite kitty, Cassie.
Tri Wishes – Comet is a 15.3 hh Thoroughbred gelding leased by Deborah Wittes. He’s a talented dressage horse, trained through 2nd level, and a wonderful schooling horse. Comet is a stickler for details – you lose your balance and post a little faster, Comet trots faster, you put too much pressure on your outside seat bone, he will canter. Sensitive almost to a fault, I love how he helps his rider understand aids including the correct or sometimes even the accidental use of them.