Knight's Gate Hanoverians Services

By: Knights Gate  09-12-2011
Keywords: Horse, dressage


"Valentina" Han/TB mare bred by KGH, owned by Catherine M.


BOARD RATES: Graduated boarding system. Choose the level of board that is right for you and your horse!
*Please note: in order to retain our same low board rates, our boarding services have changed slightly. Bronze: $350 +applicable taxes per month
Pasture board (fully outdoor; herd turnout only)
This service is available during summer months only.
Includes:
- grass/haySilver: $450 +applicable taxes per month
Basic indoor board
Includes:
- stall cleaned daily
- daily turnoutGold: $525 +applicable taxes per month
Indoor board
Includes:
- stall cleaned daily
- grain: oats (no grain substitute)
- daily turnoutPlatinum: $600 +applicable taxes per month
Indoor board
Includes:
- stall cleaned daily
- grain: 1 Purina feed or feed of equivalent value (4 qt per day maximum)
- daily turnout
Additional services:Blanketing: $35 per month; 1 blanket only
Boots for turnout: $15 per month, fronts only;
$20 per month, front and hind
Daily horse grooming: $150 per month (works out to be a very economical $5 per day); this is a 10 minute daily grooming and feet picked. Please note: this service is on a per month basis only.
Individual turnout (when available): $50 per monthAll indoor boarding levels include:

  • Quality feed
  • Daily turnout (weather permitting)
  • Daily cleaning of our large, airy 12'x12' stalls
  • Individualized feed programme

SPECIAL FEATURES of our facility include:

  • HUGE 80' x 180' indoor riding arena with viewing area
  • large, bright 12' X 12" stalls, each with own window
  • 2 acre lush summer pastures!
  • shelters in turnout paddocks
  • 140 acres of farm
  • high quality home-grown hay
  • hacking trails
  • wash stall with rotating boom arm, professional shower head, hot and cold water
  • horse (standing) stock for veterinary exams, etc.
  • kitchenette with microwave, fridges, etc.
  • round pen
  • outdoor sand ring
  • heated tack and feed room
  • excellent care by professionally trained groom
  • ..and much more!

DAY BOARD (temporary ship-ins for lessons, clinics, etc.)Please note: Horse owner required to provide KGH with completed Veterinary Health Report prior to arrival of ship-in. Mandatory vaccinations need to be completed a minimum of 2 weeks in advance of ship-in's arrival. To print this document, see Classifieds/News column.

Rate is per calandar day (including ship-in day and departure day): $45 +GST if paid on arrival; or $40 +GST, if paid in advance of your horse's arrival (price subject to change without prior notice)Terms: cash, email money transfer, certified cheque or money order, only. No personal cheques, please.

Coaching Jumper coaching by John Paul Gulbis. Private lesson: $45/hr

John Paul's background with renowned Canadian Jumper Team members, Eric Lamaze, Ainsley Vince and Yann Candele (former French Team member) is all part of the knowledge and professional skill set that John Paul brings with him.  




UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY!



Private Dressage lessons on your horse regularly available with Dressage Master, Walter A. Zettl. Our boarders, clients, coaches and trainers are accepted for lessons with Herr Zettl on a priority basis. We also host lessons, taught by Herr Zettl, to National and International students on a ship-in basis.   Private Dressage lessons on your horse regularly available with Dressage Master, Walter A. Zettl. Our boarders, clients, coaches and trainers are accepted for lessons with Herr Zettl on a priority basis. We also host lessons, taught by Herr Zettl, to National and International students on a ship-in basis.  

Dressage coaching by Joanne Copeland for beginner to intermediate students on your horse
Private lesson $40/hour

Dressage rider and coach, Joanne Copeland demonstrates her talent here on Hanoverian gelding "Ghostbuster" at Highland Farm in Hockley Valley, Ontario. Joanne has shown Nationally to 4th level dressage (advanced). Joanne’s qualifications as a rider and coach are an extension of her own training, having dedicated 9 years under the coaching of prestigious Canadian Dressage Team member, JoAnne Mintz.

Over the years, Joanne (Copeland) has discovered her aptitude for preparing horses and riders for the show ring. She is goal-oriented and focuses on first establishing the correct basic movements before advancing. She has mentored many successful riders who have shown at local and national levels; with several students having won at both Trillium and Ontario Championships. Joanne accepts students at various levels of riding from beginner to Intermediate.



CONGRATULATIONS TO KGH Hanoverian Stallion, "VIVE VICTORY" for his recent acceptance as a Licenced Stallion to the ISR/Oldenburger Stud book Registry!!! 



KGH will be hosting a clinic with Dressage Master, Walter A. Zettl running November 11-14. Spectators welcome!  



Dressage Coach/Trainer Wanted

  


Rider Opportunity!

Are you a talented and experienced English rider for whom finances prevent you from owning or showing a horse?  Come join our team of riders who ride top quality Hanoverians! All English disciplines welcome. Upon a successful riding evaluation, you will be matched with a selection of horses to ride and train with possibility to show. You must be able to commit to coming a minimum of 2 days per week. 



Gently used Close Contact Saddle for Sale

16 1/2" seat, medium tree, good condition, soft leather, $300 no fittings.

*N.B. New vaccinations required*
Mandatory for bringing any horses to Knight's Gate Hanoverians farm


 Testimonials"I wanted to thank you so much for having us at your place for lessons with Walter!  It was such a treat to have four wonderful days with him!  I can't tell you how much I needed it - and it would have not been possible without you and your husband - so thank you so much! I am so grateful for how accommodating you guys were and how much you provided!  What a lovely quiet spot you have! 
I really look forward to coming again!  Thank you so much!"

Kara P. (Zettl lesson participant)"I just wanted to once again thank you for inviting me to the Walter Zettl clinic and for the tour of your facility..it is beautiful, the people are friendly and your horses are amazing."
Kim
Our Open House/Spectating Event featuring Walter A. Zettl was posted on various Equine sites. This is what one spectator had to say (posted on EMG): 
"All I can say is AWESOME!!! I drove 2 1/2 hours to get there and it was the best day and worth every minute of my time to just be able to sit and watch excellence in motion. Did I say AWESOME?? I'm even thinking of going back tomorrow.
Nice facilities, very cordial barn owners, great riders and what more can you say about Mr Zettl?
AWESOME!"



Constable Kevin Michener of the NRMP aboard his mount, 7 year old Percheron gelding "Brock" training with Dressage Master, Walter Zettl at Knight's Gate Hanoverians


  
The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: dressage, Horse

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