July 7, 2020

Are you getting ready for a Virtual Dressage Show?  Tips for making a great video that the judge will enjoy viewing (take from our experience running a show and participating in WDAA Virtual Shows this year):

Make sure the video clearly shows the arena letters.  If you...

December 22, 2017

As we wind down the 2017 horse year,  Lyle and I would like to thank our barn family and friends for all your support at S & L Stables.  It was a very successful year for the barn,  2 camps for our students with special needs,  many 4-H events, driving shows and wester...

April 15, 2017

Most visitors to S & L Stables have met Turner, (The Bar Exam) whom just turned 25 along with his owner - Alex Scheideler (also 25 this month).  Turner is a retired reiner whom Alex rode to many purple ribbons and awards in 4-H years ago.  He then helped Sheila earn 2...

February 14, 2017

Our journey with our equine partners is both a special and an individual one.  In our efforts to become better partners with our horse, most will reach out for education opportunities.  Last week was a full week of education here at S & L Stables.  Sheila started her f...

December 9, 2016

Seasons Greetings to everyone,  we are anxiously awaiting the Christmas season as a time for family and friend renewals.  Things have been busy at the barn,  we have a new gelding - Calvin whom will be ready for our lesson program this spring and will also have a Welsh...

November 17, 2016

Last week we had the privilege of helping Mona, a 88 year old horse owner, ride again.  Her horses are retired and resting so she had not rode in quite awhile.  In her younger days, she rode Appaloosas and owned race horses.  It's been hard for her to watch them retire...

October 31, 2016

This past weekend, we traveled with one Youth Student - Diamond LeBlanc and a good friend whom we helped with her pony's training - Lynn Biedeck  to the "My Revelation" Carriage show at Longview Park in Missouri.  The park was  endowed to Kansas City by Lola Long, a ve...

September 21, 2016

One of our long term training ponies - Bugs with her owner Michele Wilson made a big step to driving outside of the arena to the pasture this week.  Bugs has been undergoing re-training from a kids riding pony to a driving pony for the past year.  She is a relatively h...

August 21, 2016

County Fair 2016 was a fair of many emotions this year.  One day before I was supposed to show in the Open Dressage Show, my brother Fritz went into hospice after a 3 yr battle with sarcoma cancer. I had to be 2 places at once, so my classes were scratched, a good frie...