Month: July 2015

There’s more than one kind of stall in the stables.

The average horse doesn’t generally need a bath but those performing at Red Hills may get more than one during their stay.  A designated area for bathing is located inside the high fence surrounding the stables and it provides the basic needs of a horse shower: posts for tying up and running water.  Competitors and grooms bring the rest of …

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The Sheriff’s Mounted Posse

The Leon County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse is a 22-member, volunteer unit that assists in policing during the Red Hills International Horse Trials.  Member volunteers are responsible for the care and maintenance of their animal and any expenses related to their privately-owned horse.

Horses easily maneuver between vehicles and a rider’s view can encompass larger areas from atop a horse, providing …

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