... enjoy a Miniature Moment


Bubba, your former tour guide for Dakota Winds Farm
(Bubba passed away in June 28, 2010)

Simon - Tour Guide for Dakota Winds Farm
... he showed up one day and decided this is where he'd like to stay
(much to our delight!). Simon honours Bubba by taking over his duties

Keisha, your personal (and ever enthusiastic) welcom ing committee
at Dakota Winds Farm

Keisha plays with the girls

Portrait of Fox and Fly done in graphite by Jen Munday
- January 2013 - framed
(Photo credit: Jen Munday)

Whatcha watching Sirocco?

Romeo and Juliet? Nope, Natalie and Sirocco!

Dashing through the snow on a one Mini open sleigh ...

Dakota Winds Farm Miniature Horses and friends attended a PAWS fundraiser in the
summer of 2009. Shown here (back row, left to right): Carolyn Aarup, "Brisa" the
Miniature filly, Heather Aarup, Kelly Doherty and "May" the Miniature mare. Front row,
left to right: "Harley" & "Emma" the Shelties (owned by Kelly Doherty)and Natalie Aarup.

Photo courtesy of Carolyn Aarup. PAWS is a registered, non-profit charitable organization dedicated
to the rescue and shelter of abandoned and distressed animals. For more information about PAWS,
please visit www.pawstoronto.org


Carolyn announcing (& Heather along for the ride)
during one of the MHCO Miniature Horse demonstrations at Halton Place 2006

2004 International Plowing Match held in Meaford, Ontario
Heather, Carolyn & Binger giving a Miniature Horse Driving demonstration

2004 International Plowing Match in Meaford
Carolyn & May give a Miniature horse jumping demonstration


photos courtesy of Sandy Houston

Miniature Horse demonstration Renaissance Meaford Festival 2006

Heather helping Eve at the MHCO booth at the Royal 2006

Heather and Mini friend "Larry" doing an Obstacle demo
at the Royal 2006
Teaching at the Annual Miniature Horse Clinic in Tara

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Natalie & Carolyn taking Binger on one of many pleasure drives

A Mini Picnic at the Beach


Heather & Quetzi swimming at the beach 2005



"Hey Heather just let me just fix your number for you"
Photo courtesy of Kris Lampman

Heather and Quetzi

Meaford Fair Miniature Horse Show 2003


Scout & Canoe: Natalie & Sirocco win the Costume Class at 2009 Owen Sound Fair

Natalie & Sirocco as Scout & Canoe - Owen Sound Fair 2008

Costume class at Owen Sound Fair 2007

Heather & Borasco (Zorro & Tornado), Carolyn (Mom), Natalie & Sirocco (Witch & Cauldron)

Heather as Zorro and Borasco as Tornado (Zorro's trusty steed)

- 2007 -

"Little Miss Muffet & the Spider"
Heather & Sirocco


"Farmer & Barn"
Wendy Murphy & Sirocco win 1st in Costume at Orangeville
MHCO show 2006. Good costume, Sandy!


Photo courtesy of D. Zimon

CNE 2006 - Heather & Fly (Theme: "Fly fishing")

Photo courtesy of Marc Dexter

"Fireman & Firetruck"
Heather and Binger

"Punk Rockers"
Heather & Quetzi - Meaford Fair 2005

"Fish & Fishermen"
Natalie & Binger - Meaford Fair 2005

Sirocco, Heather, Natalie, Binger & Carolyn - Tara Fair 2004

"Basketball Player & Cheerleader"
Heather & May - OBF show 2003

Meaford Fair Miniature Horse show 2003

2010 Meaford Scarecrow Invasion Parade
Derby & Natalie, Brubu & Carolyn

2008 Meaford Scarecrow Parade

Photo courtesy of L. Rafter

2006 Holstein parade

Meaford Scarecrow Invasion Parade 2006

Meaford Santa Claus parade 2006


150th Meaford & St Vincent Fair Anniversary Parade 2005

Heather, Carolyn & Binger visit the Meaford Military Base Christmas 2006


Meaford Scarecrow parade 2005

2005 Meaford Scarecrow Invasion parade

2005 Owen Sound Canada Day Parade

Photo courtesy of Scott Woodhouse, Meaford Express

Carolyn driving Binger & Heather driving Borasco
at Hanover Sanctioned Show Aug 22, 2010 ... hey Matching jackets!

(Heather showing Borasco in Showmanship class - Beamsville MHCO club show 2010)

Eve Dexter and her groom, Heather Aarup, driving Eve's pair ("Rocky" & "Dezi") on the Cross Country Course
at the famous driving competition held at Walnut Hill, August 2010

Another successful day -
Results of Fox and Fly's day showing at
the 2010 Ontario Miniature Horses Classics AMHR Sanctioned show
summed up in one pic!

It's not ALL horses at a horse show!
Photo courtesy of Rob Green

Meaford Fair Miniature Horse Show 2008 - Puissance Class
Heather jumping Saydie (client's horse)
Photo courtesy of Gloria White

Natalie wins 2nd in Geldings with "Magic Mans Challenger" aka "Saydie" (client's horse), Owen Sound Fair 2008.

September 2008 - The Aarup family take the Owen Sound Fair Miniature Horse Show driving classes by storm!
(Shown here from left to right: Carolyn & Sadie, Heather & Sirocco, Ken, Natalie and Fly).

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Proof of a successful show day!

Mistral, being shown by Heather,
having a roll during his first halter class

2005 Nationals Country Pleasure Driving class

AMHR Nationals 2005

Photo courtesy of The Rider

2005 CNE


Almost all our babies in the show ring at
Owen Sound Fair Miniature Horse Show 2006!
(Coromell & her new owner Julie, Heather & Borasco,
Natalie & Barat)


Heather & Sirocco, Carolyn & Tansey
Meaford Fair Miniature Horse Show 2003

Heather & Mini buddy, Larry at MHCO Fun Day 2005

Hosting a MHCO drive on the Tom Thompson Trail 2006

Need some help, Heather?


Sirocco & buddy, Lark 2004

Heather & her friend Tanner
with their future driving team of Shaft & Sirocco

Leisurely jaunt around racetrack after Owen Sound Fair Miniature Horse Show 2006

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