Horse Breeding Farm Supervisor/Skilled Worker Wanted

Regular Full-time, live-in position on a beautiful horse farm close to Toronto. Duties include: Handling breeding stock ; mares, foals and stallions; live cover breeding; training of young and/or difficult horses; training foals; managing veterinary visits; handling and trimming hooves;general farm maintenance; ability to drive tractors and heavy equipment and livestock transport. Farrier experience and natural [...]

2014 Equine Canada Breeder of the Year

From the Equine Canada website: “Breeding for both high performance and the amateur market, Charlotte Schickedanz has proven Canadian-bred horses can be competitive in all disciplines, no matter the level. Galten Farms has produced numerous national and international champions in hunters, jumpers, dressage and eventing, including the famous international show jumping stallion Abdullah, who earned [...]

Haiti *E* – June 16, 1989 – March 29, 2014

It is with deep sadness that we let you know of the passing away of an amazing mare. Although Haiti was recently retired from the breeding herd, she was allowed to spend her last months at the farm… in Erin, surrounded by generations of her offspring. Although she was “bellied up to the bar” at [...]

Galileo GS – an exciting prospect

Our newest stallion prospect, Galileo GS (by Silvermoon, out of Givenchy – by Bruddenbrock), has recently started the training/breaking process, and is already under saddle! Not bad for a colt that was out in the field with his buddies up until two weeks ago. Galileo is an exciting prospect with intelligence, great genetics, and superb [...]

Woodwinds Horse Trials

GS horses had a great showing last weekend at Woodwinds Horse Trials. Hialeah GS was 1st in the OT on a great score of 43, beating her “Uncle” Humble GS, who was 4th. Godiva GS moved up to OP at this show and put in a great 2nd place finish. Thanks to Jessica Phoenix for [...]