We are happy to be back up at the Lakeside Ranches (Inverness, Fl). We moved from Tampa to Inverness about a year ago. Now that the kids are getting older we are keeping them busy with Ranch chores- feeding the horses and taking care of the animals. We just started Pony camp for Summer 2019. The boys are now camp counselors and they help the younger campers with Pony care. It is a great summer at the Ranch.
A great place to have a Rustic Wedding. Lakeside Ranch and Resort Location: Inverness, FL (60 miles north of Tampa) Lakeside Ranch: 700 acres of beautiful Florida grass-lands. Amazing views of the lake from the venue. Across the street from Lakeside Golf and Country Club. Options: ~Carriage Rides ~Hay Ride ~Horseback Riding ~Pony Riding ~Barn related decorations ~Kitchen w/ 2 gas stoves, 2 ovens, [...]
I decided to take the boys down to Horsepower 4 Kids yesterday afternoon. It may not have been the best idea because it was right during Garrett's nap time (next time we will plan to go in the morning). I had no idea they would have so many different types of animals. This petting zoo is a local (Tampa) and runs as a non-profit organization. I was [...]
This is a great video of Campbell and Annastyn riding their ponies singing a little song they made up. It is called Trail of Ponies. Watching them brought back memories of my own childhood. I remember being a little girl and having this same creativity and freedom that occurs naturally in youth. I played in my backyard for hours in my little imaginary world. There [...]
By Campbell Mitchell (age 10) I am writing about how I trained my horse (a Shetland Pony) during Spring Break. To start off, my horse is a girl and her name is Suzi. She is sometimes "wild" if I don't ride her alot. She tries to buck, kick, and bite sometimes, but I do not let her do those things. If she uses [...]
Pony Rides with the Kids.