Weekend Fun

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on July 30, 2011, 10:38 pm


  Sandy, Ryan and Shannon visit Windrock Farm for the weekend, we have a great time hacking across the road to Wethersfield, eating too much and clipping the dogs to look like lions.  Rex cooked delicious steaks for all and we enjoyed the beautiful summer evening in the shade garden.
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Roscoe and Lauren Win Mistover Combined Test

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on June 28, 2011, 8:42 pm


Congratulations! Lauren rides Roscoe to the winners circle at Mistover last weekend in a combined test.  Roscoe is a Canadian Warmblood for sale at Windrock Farm.  He is a beautiful mover and effortless jumper.    
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Lovely 12 Year Old TB Jumper

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on June 24, 2011, 9:31 pm


This is an awesome gelding for the right rider, he is a super jumper and easy to ride.  An elegant mover, come try him for your next show horse or fun horse who can do anything.
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Rex Working with Rafa, 5 year old Hannovarian

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on June 12, 2011, 11:50 am


Rafa is a big beautiful Hanoverarian mare learning the mounting block exercise with Rex, she is very smart, learning to move when asked and stand quietly.  This is a basic exercise all our horses must learn as part of their foundation training.
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Bugsy and Blaze

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on June 3, 2011, 12:13 am


Blaze is starting to show his personality more every day, here you can see how regal he can be.  Bugsy is very independent and curious like his daddy, and Blaze is more reserved.  They are starting to play together every day, especially in the late afternoon when it cools down.  Bugsy is now 8 weeks [...]
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Birthday Party at Windrock Farm

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on May 4, 2011, 8:34 pm


Every child’s dream Birthday Bash at Windrock Farm with an amazing show of the Hollywood horses by Rex and an opportunity for all of the kids to sit on the horse couch.  The parents have no idea how special and rare this is.  There was a bouncy castle for them to jump around in and [...]
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New Colt Born 4.21.11

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on April 23, 2011, 8:02 pm


Another colt by RJ out of Bay Prive, he is stunning and has a sweet disposition, he is very friendly, walking up to anyone in the field.  Bay is a wonderful mama and Bugsy is thrilled to have a buddy to play with.
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Webster at Windrock Farm

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on April 20, 2011, 8:58 pm


Webster is an integral part of Windrock Farm and as you can see one of his specialties is hugging, come visit soon and meet the mascot of the farm.  Suzanne Clair Guard captured this image on a recent visit.
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Vanessa and Flo on Allez

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on April 10, 2011, 6:22 pm


Spring riding with Flo and Vanessa at Windrock Farm.  The snow is finally gone and we are enjoying hacks across country watching the buds come alive.
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RJ’s Baby Colt Born 4.2.11

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on April 2, 2011, 12:56 pm


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Meet Mr. T and RJ at The Meadow Park, Doswell, VA

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on March 27, 2011, 11:43 pm


RJ and Mr. T will be giving a demo at 2pm at the Meadow Horse Park in Doswell, VA as part of the 40th year Birthday Bash for the amazing Big Red, Secretariat.  Come visit the park and meet us in the stables, or at the arena.  Check for upcoming demos and clinics on our [...]
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Training In Aiken

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on March 24, 2011, 1:31 pm


We have been working on many different breeds of horses with a variety of issues to correct.  This walking horse was a champion in the show arena and is now a trail horse.  Because of his training for the class caused him to have flashbacks while mounting and moving off for the first few steps. [...]
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Look for Mr. T in this Trailer for the new film “Arthur” Starring Russell Brand and Jennifer Garner

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on February 21, 2011, 7:53 pm


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The Importance of Desensityzing your Horse

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on February 17, 2011, 1:51 pm


Cari ~ “I just wanted to let you guys know that Arabel had a massage tonight and was so relaxed after today’s session that she actually fell asleep on the cross ties.  Arabel is usually grinding her teeth and pawing on the cross ties.  Wow ~ what a difference already in just one session. AMAZING!!” [...]
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RJ Creates Swanson Peterson Productions

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on February 17, 2011, 12:57 pm


Passion for horses led to birth of production company 2/13/2011 6:27 PM By BEN BAUGH Staff writer It seems Cari Swanson and Rex Peterson were destined to become professional horsemen, and the confluence of circumstances, people and events brought them together. The horsemen are in Aiken teaching at private barns and performing demonstrations at different [...]
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“Secretariat” and “Hidalgo” at Buckleigh Farm, Wed 3pm

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on February 8, 2011, 3:09 am


Here are Rex on Mr. T, Cari on McCoy and Ryan on Brownie at the Aiken Training Center for a clinic and demonstration on training horses for all disciplines.  A crowd of over a hundred people came out in the rain to meet these amazing horses. Meet Rex and Cari working RJ/Hidalgo and Mr. T/Secretariat [...]
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Meet RJ and Mr. T at the Aiken Training Center, Monday, Feb 7,2pm

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on February 6, 2011, 9:15 pm


RJ and Mr. T are enjoying southern hospitality and the sunshine with footing free of snow and ice.  Come meet them at the Aiken Training Center on Two Notch Road Monday, February 7 at 2pm, Rex will work the horses at liberty and Cari will demonstrate some of the training techniques under saddle.  Contact cari@cariswanson.com [...]
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Tristan-Reformed

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on February 4, 2011, 2:05 pm


For those of you who have been following this gifted horse, he has transformed from a known convict to a reformed athlete.  You can always refresh your memory by visiting Tristan-convicted felon on our youtube channel, lexington17.  Subscribe to our channel and watch him continue to progress through our training system.  This is an excellent [...]
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Cari and Rex Spring Clinic Schedule

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on January 21, 2011, 2:47 pm


Click here for updates on our 2011 clinic schedule January 24-27 Windrock Farm, Amenia, NY contact cari@cariswanson.com January 31, 2011 Seven J’s Farm, Glastonbury, CT contact Jeryl 860-614-6028 February 3-10  Aiken, South Carolina contact: cari@cariswanson.com March 12-20 Equitana, Essen Germany contact Cari@cariswanson.com April 8-10 Madison, Wisconsin contact: Linda Smedberg smedberg@centurytel.net April 29-May 1 The Plains, [...]
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Mini Cooper

Cari Swanson, Windrock Farm Archive on January 20, 2011, 3:57 am


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