Jackson has been involved with horses for 60 years. He has worked with many different breeds in various sectors of the equine industry. He can frequently be found fox hunting with the Wellington-Waterloo Hunt riding Cosmo, one of our favourite horses at Sweetgrass. When working with horses, Jackson’s goal is to make them feel safe and cared for.
Abby has been riding horses since she was 7 years old. She trains and competes in the hunter/jumper discipline and enjoys working with young horses. Abby recently spent a few months in France riding and showing sport horses. She has a passion for all animals and volunteers her time with an animal rescue. You can always find a foster kitten or two at her home.
Tashi started working with horses at a very young age. Through this time she has been given many opportunities to learn and gain new experiences. She has experience in dressage, endurance and natural horsemanship. She has done things such as halter training, starting under saddle as well as restarting OTTBs.
As a young teen, Tashi was given the opportunity to ride a semi-retired Grand Prix dressage horse that she was able to school and compete on. This allowed her to develop her skills and knowledge both in and out of the saddle. Following this, she purchased her first OTTB, Nexen. Tashi restarted Nexen and competed him in the 2018 Retired Racehorse Project receiving Top Junior in Freestyle and second Junior in Dressage. Tashi is now in the process of restarting her second OTTB Beau for the 2021 mega makeover.
Marielle lives in Guelph with her little man Erik who is 6 years old.
She was born in Sweden and raised in a harness racing family.
Marielle’s choice of high school was a race horse school called Wangen.
Some of her classes were veterinarian, farrier, feed and training of the horse. Marielle graduated as caretaker of the year.
She completed her work practice at a large horse clinic in Sweden along with couple trainers.
After finishing school she worked in Italy, Sweden, and the USA where she took care of very nice Grand Cercle horses which brought her to Canada.
She has her trainer, driver and rider’s license for Standardbreds.