Monday, June 7, 2010

Trillium Hunter/Jumper Horse Show

Port Sydney is located in the Muskoka Region south of Huntsville and is known to tourists in the summer for its beautiful Muskoka Scenery.
Woodridge Riding Centre in Port Sydney hosted the Trillium Hunter/Jumper Show where over 90 horses were showcased all the way from Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Orillia and other surrounding areas.
Visitors come to Port Sydney just to enjoy this show and to take in all the great things that this beautiful town as to offer.
Take your family away this year on a cottage vacation to Port Sydney to enjoy another great place in Muskoka.
For more information on this area contact Danette Evely.

English Schooling Horse Show #3 Powassan

Powassan is located in the Almaguin Highlands north of Muskoka, west of Parrysound and south of North Bay.  Almaaguin Highlands is known for amazing beaches, cottage resorts, bed and breakfast, motels and cottage rentals.
At the beginning of May go to Powassan for the annual English Schooling Show #3 hosted by Knowlton Ridge Equestrian Centre.  This annual events brings out lots of visitors with free admission and there is also refreshments available.   
For more information on this event call 705-724-1313.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Inaugural Huntsville Western Rodeo Royale

Over 250 rodeo competitors as far away as the United States and Brazil will be in Huntsville, Muskoka around the end of July.  This event takes place at the Huntsville Fairgrounds towards the end of the month featuring bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, tie down roping, team roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, breakaway roping, junior barrel racing and junior bull riding.
There will be food vendors, demonstrations by the Canadian Cow Girls drill team, clown, bullfighters and Saturday night dance.  Tickets for the Huntsville Western Rodeo is $16 for adults, $8 for children under 10 and free for infants.  Parking will be $2 on the grounds.  A portion of the money goes to local charities.
For a list of fun things to do and local cottage rental accommodations in the Almaguin Highlands and Muskoka contact Danette Evely at Sand Lake Cottages & Inn.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Knowlton Ridge Equestrian Centre Powassan

The Knowlton Ridge Equestrian Centre is located on Main Street North in Powassan.  The Almaguin Highlands has so much to offer for families throughout the year and this is one of them.  Kids can enjoy march break Camps, overnight camps, day camps, seminars, clinics, carriage trails, beginner instruction, advanced instruction, trillium show and pony club.  Take your family to Powassan this year and check out this great centre for the whole family to enjoy. 
The Almaguin Highlands area has so much to offer, make sure you make the area one of your trips this year.  Contact Danette Evely at Sand Lake Cottage Rentals for area fun.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Romantic Sleigh ride and Hot Tub Cottage Rental

Take a break away from your job and head up north for an amazing weekend with that special someone. Rent a lakefront cottage or lakeview chalet on Sand Lake near Algonquin Park for a romantic getaway.

Sand Lake Cottages & Inn is located north of Muskoka in the Almaguin Highlands in a small town called Kearney.

Start off your weekend on Friday relaxing beside a cozy large wood fireplace watching your favorite movie or reading a great book. Finish of the evening relaxing in a hot tub with a glass of wine.

Spend your Saturday going on a one-horse open sleigh ride along picturesque trails and scenic fields. Stop on the way at a secluded spot to warm up at a crackling bonfire to enjoy a hot beverage and snack. For more information on sleigh rides visit
Check out this great picture from Beyond Equine Center, visit their website for more great pictures.

Visit some of the great restaurants in the town of Huntsville or stay at your chalet rental and enjoy a home cooked catered meal or simply make your own meal.

Have a registered massage therapist provide a great massage beside your cozy wood fireplace. Wow! can you imagine a better way to spend a weekend!

Book your vacation now by contacting Danette Evely at

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Forrestview Farms Cowboy Rodeo and Fun Day

On the first weekend in May come to the Almaguin Highlands near Muskoka and Algonquin Park and stay at a cottage resort. Spend your weekend enjoying the Forrestview Farm Cowboy Rodeo and Fun Day. Located at 126 Leggett's Road in Katrine, Ontario.

Cowboys and Cowgirls wanted and the entry booth opens at 10am. Spectator day pass is $4.00 and Day pass and pig roast is $10/adult and $7.50/child.

All Cowboys / competitors get in free and the cost for the cowboys pig roast is $6/adult and $4/child.

Division Champions will receive belt buckles. Events start at 11am with Stick Horse Barrel Race, Dummy Calf Roping, Muttin Bustin, Mechanical Bull Riding 3 Divisions and Chicken Run.

The Events on horseback include Lead Line Barrel Race, Lead Line Tie a Ribbon on a Goat, Lead Line Dummy Calf Roping and Int. Riders, Youth Barrels, Youth Goat Tie and Dummy Calf Roping. Seniors and Adults over 18 enjoy Barrel Race, Goat Tie and Dummy Calf Roping.

Pig Roast and Award Ceremony is at 6pm.

Contact Julie at 1-705-382-9760 or email

View Forrestview Farms Website for more details.

Take your family away for a fun weekend and check out loads of fun things to do in the Almaguin Highlands at Almaguin Vacation

The Almaguin Highlands is located north of Huntsville near Algonquin Park. The area has amazing beaches and loads of Cottage Resorts and Private Cottage Rentals.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Almaguin Horse Show north of Toronto and Muskoka

At the Strong Agricultural Grounds adjacent to Sundridge Arena get out and enjoy the Annual Almaguin Horse Show. Free show and free parking at the south end of Sundridge off Highway 11.

Enjoy Open Barrel Race and Open Western Pleasure.

Registration begins at 8am and closes at 2pm.

The show is hosted by Milne Quarter Horses at the Sundridge Fairgrounds in the Almaguin Highlands at the end of July.

Contact Rachel Milne at 705-386-0530 or contact Doris Milne at 705-386-0284

For loads of activities and accommodations in the Almaguin Highlands visit Almaguin Vacation