Mark Bone Coming to Diamond Willow April 16 and 17, 2014 - SOLD OUT!!!

American Trainer and Judge Mark Bone is coming to Diamond Willow Stables on April 16 and 17 to give semi-private lessons to those interested.  Mark is well known for his amateur friendly coaching style and much recent success in the hunter and equitation rings.

This 2 day lesson format clinic will be offered ONLY to a select group of riders and horses.  We hope that this opportunity will give everyone the competitive edge at the start of our show season.  

Lessons are $100 + GST each and can be taken either day or both. 

Please contact Ashton Belcher at 587-998-6940

 Please see his website for additional background information.


  • Champion & Reserve Champion -Capital Challenge
  • Champion & Grand Hunter Champion - Harrisburg
  • Reserve Champion - Washington International
  • Champion - National Horse Show New York
  • Champion & Reserve Champion - Devon Horse Show
  • Champion & Grand Champion -West Coast Pony Hunter Finals
  • Winner of two $10,000 Hunter Classics
  • WCHR Grand Hunter Under Saddle Champion
  • WCHR Southwest Region Champion - 5 Times
  • Silver Medal, Pony Jumper Team - National Pony Finals
  • PCHA Medal Finals Winner
  • Onondarka Medal Finals Winner
  • Best Pony Rider - Devon, Menlo, Thermal, Del Mar National
  • Best Adult Rider - Menlo Charity Horse Show
  • Spruce Meadows North American Jumper Champion
  • PCHA Year End Champion & Reserve Champion - Hunter & Jumper Divisions
  • Zone 10 Horse of the Year Champion - Hunter & Jumper Divisions
  • CPHA Foundation Medal Finals Champion
  • THIS Medal Finals Champion
  • NAL Children's Hunter Finals Champion


As many of you know, we offer ongoing clinics, and schooling shows at Diamond Willow Stables.  However if you are looking for a clinician that we have not brought into DWS yet, or have any suggestions of horse training services that you would like to see at our facility, please do not hesitate to contact us at  

We look forward to hearing from you.  


Diamond Willow Stables is always happy to accept volunteers for our many services and programs we offer at our facility.  If you are interested please call 403-992-7433, or email us at

Bernie Traurig Clinic Coming to Diamond Willow Stables April 18, 19, 20, 2013

Diamond Willow Stables is excited to announce that we will be holding a Bernie Traurig Riding Clinic on Thursday, Friday and Saturday April 18,19, and 20, 2013.


Bernie has reached the top in all three of the traditional Olympic Equestrian Disciplines: Show Jumping, Dressage and Eventing. He has ridden many National Hunter Champions and (as a Junior) won both the AHSA Medal and ASPCA Maclay Final under the tutelage of Captain Vladimir S. Littauer.
Bernie has represented the United States Equestrian Show Jumping Team several times including the 1982 World Championships in Dublin, Ireland. He has competed in eight World Cup Finals finishing fifth in Del Mar, California in 1992 as the highest placing American rider, and eighth in Dortmund, Germany in 1990. He was the winner of the US League, qualifying in the top spot for the World Cup Finals four times.


Bernie Traurig has been producing champions for more than 40-years. He has trained Olympic equestrian teams, championship horses, and reached the top in all three of the traditional olympic equestrian disciplines: Show Jumping, Dressage and Eventing!




Diamond Willow Stables is happy to announce the start of our Monthly Clinic Series being held at our facility.  We will be hosting top US/Canadian Clinicians specializing in young rider horse development and competition show horse progress.  Please contact Cheryl Tycholis at 403-992-7433 or


Eddie Macken is an Irish equestrian showjumper, who was a member of the Irish team that won the Aga Khan Cup three years in a row (1977 to 79). Other notable career highlights include a record four consecutive Hickstead Derby wins (1976 to 79), two individual silver medals at the Show Jumping World Championships and an individual silver medal at the 1977 European Championships. Macken has many major Grand Prix victories worldwide.

Macken represented Ireland at the Olympic Games in 1992 and in 1996 in Atlanta and as team trainer in 2004 Athens Olympics

After moving to Canada in the early 2000s , Macken became based at New Kells Farm in Langley, B.C. and participated on the North American show jumping circuit. In 2008, Eddie Macken was asked by the Irish showjumping team manager and Chef d'Equipe Robert Splaine to jump at the Failte Ireland Dublin Horse Show 2008 as part of the Aga Khan Nations Cup team. It was Macken's first time on an Irish equestrian team in more than a decade. The Irish team finished 2nd behind Great Britain.  In 2010, 61-year-old Macken rode the Argentinian Warmblood Macuco to win one of the opening classes during the CSI "North American" competition at Spruce Meadows.


15 Stalls for Lease

Attention Trainers and Breeders.  Diamond Willow Stables has an opportunity for you to Lease 15 of our stalls in our Equestrian Centre.  Breeders, Diamond Willow Stables is the perfect place to train, showcase and sell your young stock.

 Each 12 x 12 Stall has its own waterer, soft stall matts, and individual turn-out paddocks.  A must see.

Our indoor arena has a show jumping ring complete with fibre silica sand footing and show jumps.  Our other indoor arena works well for flatting and starting young horses of any dicipline.  Our Grand Prix outdoor ring with fibre silica sand footing allows training to the Grand Prix level. 

"Hyde Moffat" Clinic

May 26 - 27, 2012

Our New Clinic Series 

Diamond Willow Stables is happy to announce the start of our Monthly Clinic Series being held at our facility.  We will be hosting top US/Canadian Clinicians specializing in young rider horse development and competition show horse progress.  Please contact 403-992-7433 for more information.  More Info