Establishing a Horse Community, Cavallo in the News & Cavallo Apparel

In the last blog, I alluded to a December project I would talk about… our plan was to erect a storage building to house a number of things one would prefer to not get buried in the snow 🙂  However, the recent snowfall has made that simply too difficult. So, we’ll add this project to the summer list and make …

When Opposites Attract

In the spirit that it takes more than “horse people” to run a horse business, this week we feature two people who have been instrumental in the “ying & yang” of Cavallo. You can think of this as “high tech” meets “horse people”… Lauren and her daughter Lindsey have been around horses for most of their respective lives. They close …

The Creative Minds Behind Cavallo

This week we continue the theme of recognizing those that have been instrumental in helping us get the business up and running. This week we’ll thank and recognize 3 people you will unlikely see on the property, but that doesn’t mean you don’t see their work… Elizabeth Dziersk Every business needs a logo. It represents the identity one wants to …

Open for Business !!!!!!

Last week, I began to recognize and thank those who have helped Cavallo renovate, re-furbish and otherwise prepare to officially open as a business. It has been about 9 short weeks since we assumed ownership of the property, and hopefully the blogs I have written have provided you with a glimpse into the work that has gone on. This week …

50 Shades of Hay

While hay may not come in 50 shades, it is nevertheless one of the more important factors we take into consideration in the day-to-day operation of the property. We suspect it is also high on your list and if your horse could communicate, even higher on their list! In all things, not just hay, we are committed to using local …

Racing Mother Nature

As we enjoy a beautiful New England Fall and approach the end of October, we are getting to see Mother Nature “do her thing” with color.  To our surprise, there are quite a few sugar maples sprinkled across the 24 acres bringing bright red color to a palette of orange, gold, soft browns and green.  At the same time, this …

How is an Equestrian Center like a Restaurant?

In the restaurant business, soft openings are pretty much standard practice.  Instead of opening their doors on day one and trying to serve everyone coming through the doors at a high level of quality and overall customer experience, the restaurant starts to bring on business through word of mouth.  This allows a lot of the rough edges to be smoothed over. …

6 Horses Now Call Cavallo Home

Cavallo Equestrian Center is proud to announce that our very own Michael Teto and his horse Louie competed at the Massachusetts Medal Finals in North Hampton over the weekend of September 30 – October 1.  Michael and Louie are in training with Lauren Stevens who is one of Cavallo’s amazing resident trainers.  Michael placed 6th in the open equitation 14 …

Is that a Jackhammer in the Barn?

I bet when you stand around or go to sleep, you do so on a surface that is level and comfortable.  Imagine if you tried to stand for a long time or sleep on a surface that is slanted!!! Over the years the mats in our stalls have shifted and are no longer level.  We have begun to remove over …

Cleaning, Trainers and a Refrigerator

It has been about 3 weeks since I became a co-owner of the Cavallo Equestrian Center. I want to use this weekly blog to keep those of you who have already contacted us informed of our progress and to enable everyone to stay in touch as we prepare for a Fall Open House… more on that in a future blog …