Hearts N' Hooves

   Trick Riding

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                                   Ashley Furgeson

As Ashley was raised on a horse ranch in northern Alberta it is only natural that horses are still a huge part of Ashley's life. Ten years ago she decided she wanted to learn to trick ride so she packed up her belongings and horses and moved to southern Alberta to take lessons from the world renowned trick rider Jerri Duce. Now performing all over Canada, Ashley loves the thrill of fast horses, performing for crowds and leaving audiences sitting on the edge of their seats. Her horse, Madonna, has proven to be an unbelievable partner. When not trick riding, Ashley can be found in the roping box or riding in the mountains in the summer.



          Mackenzie Jensen 


Mackenzie is only 15 years old, but don't let her young age fool you. She is a horsewoman way beyond her years. She is a two time Canadian Trick Riding Champion, 2016 Canadian Roman Riding Champion, 2016 Calgary Stampede Trick riding Champion, and 2016 North American Champion. Mackenzie has been riding horses pretty much her whole life. She started trick riding when she was only 5 with world renowned trick rider Jerri Duce. Since then she has had trained with some of the best trick riders in North America.  When Mackenzie is not trick riding you can find her and her horse barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying, and breakaway roping, spending family time camping and trail riding in the mountains. Mackenzie also enjoys working on CBC's hit TV series Heartland as a Stunt Double and Special Skills Extra. 

Bella DaCosta

Hearts N' Hooves are excited to have 13 year old Bella from Stony Plain Alberta joining their team this summer. She has been being riding since she was 3 and has always had a need for speed!! Bella has been trick riding since she was only 5. Bella is the 2015 Calgary Stampede Junior Champion 2016, Calgary Stampede Champion, 2016 Canadian Champion, 2016 North American Runner up and the 2017 Rodeo Rapid City Champion!! Bella loves to hear the crowd roar with excitement. When Bella is not trick riding you can find her on the back of her horses riding in the field or in the mountains. Bella can’t wait to meet you all this summer!