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Actor and Equestrian Emmanuelle Vaugier

Emmanuelle Vaugier, an actress that has appeared on numerous films and TV shows including Two and a Half Men, Lost Girl and Mistresses, is quite the equestrian. Throughout her busy schedule of filming and travel, she always finds time to ride. 1. How...

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Meet Ride’s Jonny Gray

Jonny Gray, best known for his roles in Max & Shred and Bruno & Boots, is a real-life equestrian – which shows in his casting as Josh Luders in YTV’s Ride. The show is set in England at Covington Academy, an elite riding school. Catch the...

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Meet Shaun Johnston, CBC Heartland’s Grandpa Jack

Shaun Johnston plays Grandpa Jack, one of the most iconic characters on CBC’s Heartland, now filming its 10th season. His gruff exterior, dry wit and warm heart make him a definite fan favourite. Don’t forget to catch the season premiere of Heart...

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Kendra Leigh Timmins from the New TV Series Ride

Ride is a new horse themed TV show, which premiered on YTV September 5 at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT, with new episodes airing Monday to Thursday at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT. The show follows Katherine “Kit” Bridges, who begins attending an elite equestrian boarding...

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Heather Conkie, Executive Producer of Heartland

Heather Conkie is the much-beloved “Queen of Heartland”; she’s the behind-the-scenes orchestrator of all of the story lines in CBC’s hit show Heartland.  Heather has been working on the show since its beginning, and she gives us ...

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Trainer and Stunt Double Tommie Turvey

Budweiser’s Brotherhood, it’s the #1 Budweiser commercial of all time; and Tommie Turvey was the horse trainer. If you’re a fan of The Walking Dead, you’ve also likely seen one or more of Tommie’s horses. 1. How many horses do you have that...

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A Fine Step’s Anna Claire Sneed

A Fine Step, starring Luke Perry and Anna Claire Sneed, is a film about the Paso Fino breed, which was released in 2014. Anna tells us about her experience working with the breed known for its lovely floating gait. 1. When/how did you first learn to ...

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Meet Horse Wrangler Ed Dabney

Wrangler Ed Dabney has supplied many horses to the film industry, including the hit Fox-TV show Sleepy Hollow. In this week’s Star Crossed Horses Ed tells us about his horses’ training regimen and what it takes to be an equine“star.” 1. How m...

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A Horse Called Bear’s Kristina Kaylen

Kristina Kaylen of A Horse Called Bear and the soon-to-be-released Rather to be Chosen, has fulfilled a dream many a girl has – to have a horse – and be on film. She discusses her experience with Bear, in addition to her dream horse, Jet, who app...

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Actress and Equestrian Danielle Chuchran Loves Horses

From riding a mule in Storm Rider to dashing along a canyon in Survivor, Danielle Chuchran is quite the accomplished rider. Her resume includes appearing in The Wild Stallion and Mochila: A Pony Express Adventure in addition to playing the lovable M...

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