Tip top spot: Ayden Heemeryck and her horse Ubetcha canter around the Calnash Ag Event Centre main arena in the English Pleasure class, walking off with first place April 20. It was one of numerous classifications and other events during the annual three-day Spring Fling hosted by the American Saddlebred Horse Association of Alberta. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Tip top spot: Ayden Heemeryck and her horse Ubetcha canter around the Calnash Ag Event Centre main arena in the English Pleasure class, walking off with first place April 20. It was one of numerous classifications and other events during the annual three-day Spring Fling hosted by the American Saddlebred Horse Association of Alberta. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

PHOTOS: Season opening horse show

Annual Spring Fling getting the year off on the right hoof

By Jordie Dwyer

Annual Spring Fling getting the year off on the right hoof

 

Right on target: Clare Barclay and her horse Bootlegger ride their way to first place in the All-breeds Hunter Pleasure class on April 20 at the Calnash Ag Event Centre. This was just one of the many events and activities during the annual Spring Fling Horse Show. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Right on target: Clare Barclay and her horse Bootlegger ride their way to first place in the All-breeds Hunter Pleasure class on April 20 at the Calnash Ag Event Centre. This was just one of the many events and activities during the annual Spring Fling Horse Show. Photo by Jordie Dwyer