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Archive of posts filed under the Harbor Springs, Michigan category.

The Best Horse Farms for sale in Harbor Springs, Michigan start here…..

The sales tour begins at Brek-n-Ridge Farm, located just outside of Harbor Springs at the Entrance to the Tunnel of Trees and home to the old Potato House, once a barn in it’s hay day.

Merry Christmas, Love Karin and Lingh

Dressage Training in the Winter with Karin Reid Offield in Michigan

Many thanks to IMAGINE -LIVE  – WORK  – PLAY  EMMET COUNTY, MICHIGAN

Western Dressage Training at Brek-n-Ridge Farm

Trailer in, or use one of our schoolmasters for lessons…….safe reliable horses and safe reliable instruction. Press Release:  September 2014– Expand Your Knowledge about Dressage and Increase your Performance Scores. Become comfortable in the saddle. WESTERN DRESSAGE INSTRUCTION Clinic at Brek-n-Ridge Farm in Harbor Springs, Michigan – even if you do not plan to compete! […]

Goodbye to Polo for 2014 season in Bliss, Michigan – near Harbor Springs

The final game was held on August 10th this summer and what a day it was !  Not too warm – it was perfectly perfect. A huge crowd gathered for the 11 am and 3 pm games.  Here are a few photos to wet your whistles and get you all ready for polo season 2015 […]

Working student wanted! SEE AD BELOW

INTRODUCING KARIN’S 2014 WORKING STUDENT Memi Pearsall is a 17 year old and from Richmond, Virginia. Her mother is Robin Johnson of Virginia and Harbor Springs, Mi. She has been riding since she was 7 years old and she started riding in Virginia and continued to Chatham Hall, an all girls boarding school in southern […]

Brek-n-Ridge Farm – How we spent the summer! Part ONE

  The 2013 Horse Show Circuit for Brek-n-Ridge Riders Included Shows in Harbor Springs, Suttons Bay, Bay Harbor and at Blackstar Farms Working student Rachel Hughs, last summer’s assistant for Karin, arrived back in town from lower Mi. for full time work at Brek-n-Ridge. She got down to business in May and competed Brek-n-Ridge’s ANNIE […]

SUMMER OF 2013, Brek-n-Ridge Farm and GreenLeaf Trust

2013 Summer at Brek-n-Ridge Farm began with a Bang Instruction provided by law enforcement and equine professionals, Pam and Dan Weston, using Natural Horsemanship methods took place June 5th. As Mounted Police officers, Pam and Dan have trained horses for numerous police agencies and private individuals. With over 30 years of experience riding and training […]

Electric Jewelry, Fascinating Garden Vessels and Antique Furniture 7/25

This Thursday the 25th of July Noon to 7PM at Joie de Vie Antiques, 1901 Harbor Petoskey Road / M-119 Please join us (come a bit later for wine!) and bring your friends!  Showcasing the new Leather Collection and African Primitive Collections of Deborah Clarkson Miller – eclectic jewelry telephone: 231.347.1400 for directions or further […]

Polo at Bliss – Updated 2013 July

The first Bliss Polo practice will be:   Please call the Bliss Store 1-231-537-4411 to confirm the game times! Pick up your 2013 Bliss Polo gear this summer at the general store! Stop by Brek-n-Ridge Farm on your way home to inquire about Riding Lessons.  Wednesday July 3 at 5pm Friday July 5 at 11am […]

WANTED : OLD FILMS-PHOTOS OF HARRY AND SNOWMAN IN HOLLAND

DRESSAGE STALLION LINGH’S OWNER, AMERICAN  KARIN REID OFFIELD ASKS FOR HELP IN LOCATING OLD FILMS AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF HARRY DELEYER AND THE  LEGENDARY RESCUED AMERICAN JUMPING HORSE  ” SNOWMAN ” FOR MOVIE  Harry and Snowman is a documentary film in production in the United States. The film is a story about the legendary career of jumper […]

LINGH PREFORMS at EQUITANA, in ESSEN, GERMANY MARCH 17TH

The great Lingh, here greeting the audience with Edward Gal in Aachen, will participate at the Equitana Stallion Show March 17 in Essen, Germany. Picture Arnd Bronkhorst www.arnd.nl A large number of premieres, exclusive training lessons, unforgettable show highlights and unique encounters – never before has EQUITANA offered such variety. From 16 to 24 March […]

THE GENEROUSITY IN THE HORSEWORLD IS OVERWHELMING…..HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF OUR FRIENDS AROUND THE WORLD AND IN OUR SPECIAL CORNERS of NORTHERN MICHIGAN!!

  Okay- the secret is out! Here is a picture of Hannah and Rusty together. They are SO beautiful together! Would love to do a story about the generosity of Diana Hadsall and her daughter Janelle who donated Rusty to Tapawingo Farms!  Rusty DHP has several titles to his credit, including 2009 Open Training Level […]

Teaching Western Dressage in Northern Michigan and on www.horseshow.com – Facts

Trailer in, or use one of our schoolmasters for lessons……. Press Release September 2012 – Expand Your Knowledge about Dressage and Increase your Performance Scores. WESTERN DRESSAGE INSTRUCTION Clinic at Brek-n-Ridge Farm in Harbor Springs, Michigan “The winning difference between first, second and third place in dressage is in the small details,” Offield says, “and those details […]

WHAT IT MEANS TO TEACH….A letter from a riding student many years ago….

WHAT IT MEANS TO TEACH…..I received this note this morning from a former riding student in Sedona. The first time i met Karin i thought she was funny-she was wearing suspenders after all. She taught me how to ride from the very beginning (i was 11) the first time she had me canter in the […]

a nice story from a Lingh fan, owner of Lotza Lingh…..the beginning!

I am back to work at my computer after a long overdue trip and a crazy busy summer of teaching riding at Brek-n-Ridge Farm. For months I hardly ever wrote on the computer, never seeming to have enough time.  It’s quiet now, the students have returned home and our days now are more our own, […]

Olympic Grand Prix Schedule

A compilation of information – compliments of Eurodressage et al The draw for the Grand Prix took place on Tuesday evening 31 August 2012 after a successful vet-check at which all horses passed. Danish Anne van Olst will be the first rider to go in the first group of riders on day one of the […]

Horseback Riding School in Harbor Springs, Michigan

Summer 2012 Dear Karin, Here is the testimonial I promised. Over the last year I have been working with Karin. I was coming off of a horse that had some dangerous tendencies. Karin, along with my trainer Janine Holmes at Serenity Farms in Grand Rapids, Michigan, helped me to regain my confidence. I had developed […]

Karin Flint and her Flintfields Horse Park – two hours from Harbor Springs, Michigan

Cambridge Who’s Who Names Karin W. Flint Professional of the Yearin Property Management and Development Karin Flint’s unyielding passion for horses has resulted in a successfully satifying career that now spans 20 years     Traverse City, MI, January 26, 2012 /Cambridge Who’s Who/ — Karin W. Flint, Owner & Developer of Flintfields Horse Park, has been named a […]

Polo in Northern Michigan – Let the Games begin !!

The Bliss Michigan Polo Fields are in top shape. They have been fertilized twice and mown down. It has been very dry but the irrigation has been running. Let the games begin! Sunday the 1st of July. They will have all four teams play at 1PM and 3PM in the USPA 8 Goal Players Cup. […]