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Horse Illustrated Magazine – The FJORD Factor

by Lori Albrough on February 8th, 2014

The March 2014 issue of Horse Illustrated is out, and you can “Meet the Norwegian Fjord” in Samantha Johnson’s article “The FJORD Factor”.

Yours truly is one of several Fjord experts interviewed, and our stallion Mogly and I are pictured training in Wellington Florida.

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Norwegian Fjords in the Rose Parade

by Lori Albrough on January 15th, 2014

Bluebird Lane extends a hearty congratulations for a job well done to the team that represented our Norwegian Fjord Horse Registry in the 2014 Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA!

On January 1, in front of over eight hundred thousand spectators and broadcast nationally, this group of Fjord owners made us proud by presenting 13 beautifully turned-out Fjord horses, exhibiting the unique traits of our wonderful breed and their Norwegian heritage.

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Disney’s Frozen Movie and Sitron the Fjord Horse

by Lori Albrough on November 10th, 2013

Norwegian Fjord horse fans the world over were thrilled and excited when Disney’s upcoming animated movie, Frozen, was announced. The reason for this excitement? This new movie is set in Norway and the prince, Hans, rides a Fjord horse. Oh my!! But, how many of us can say our own Fjord horse was used in the production design?

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Caledon Dressage Year End 2nd Level Champion!

by Lori Albrough on October 6th, 2013

What a fun end to the show season to find out that my Fjord Ooruk and I were awarded the Caledon Dressage Year End Champion in the Second Level Open division! Woo Hoo!

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Wren Arrives Safely in Calgary

by Lori Albrough on September 26th, 2013

Bluebird Lane Wren left here on the morning of September 23rd, and arrived safe and sound at her new owner’s stable in Calgary, AB early on Sept 25th.

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Fjelljo’s Training Update

by Lori Albrough on August 29th, 2013

Four year old Fjelljo is ponying around the farm with saddle and bridle now. The wheat field has been cut, so today it was a great place for him to experience finding his balance walking up and down hills.

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Caledon Dressage August Show

by Lori Albrough on August 26th, 2013

The Bluebird Lane team just got back from our last show of the year, the Caledon Dressage August Silver Show! What a great time we had at the show, especially with the beautiful weather all weekend.

Lori showed Ooruk at 2nd Level, winning every class they entered. The pair earned scores up to 71.579% in Second Level Tests 1, 2, and 3, and won the Second Level Open Championship with an overall 70.25%.

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Finger Lakes Fjord Show

by Lori Albrough on July 14th, 2013

It had been far too long since our summer schedule has allowed us to venture down to upper New York State for the Finger Lakes show. This year, with our intern Janina Klingelhoefer being here from Germany, we really wanted to make it happen. The date was free, my passport arrived the week before, and everything just kind of came together at the last moment for us to go.

We set off with two horses, our gelding Ooruk and mare Bluebird Lane Kestrel. The plan was that I would show Ooruk and Janina would show Kestrel.

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