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Arian Maury riding her horse Champ.
Arian Maury riding her horse Champ.

Heard Up North: An afternoon at the horse barn

Horseback riding was once our main form of transportation, but today the people who ride do it because they love the animal and the sport. We spoke with local equestrian Arian Maury as she was getting her horse ready for a ride. She works as a secretary during the day and spends every evening she can at the barn. She shared her connection to her horse, Champ, with us.  Go to full article
Peggy McAdam-Cambridge enjoys the new jump. Photo: Jasmine Wallace
Peggy McAdam-Cambridge enjoys the new jump. Photo: Jasmine Wallace

Heard Up North: building a horse jump

Peggy McAdam-Cambridge owns a horse farm a few miles outside Canton.
Honey Dew Acres will host whats known as an eventing competition this weekend for local equestrians. One of those events is cross-country jumping. A series of natural-looking obstacles in a field tests the horse's, and rider's, endurance and bravery.

Peggy likes a rustic look for her course. Our intern, Jasmine Wallace, found her in a converted cow barn building a new jump. With a mare and foal watching from one side, and a pile of tools on the other, Peggy made quick work of it.  Go to full article

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