Ruth and Morley Armstrong
RR # 1, Orangeville, Ontario, L9W 2Y8
Ruth Armstrong, whose love of equestrian sport was cultivated in her native Great Britain, has competed internationally in both show jumping and eventing. In addition to being an active competitor and level 2 jumping coach, her Armstrong Farm has gained a reputation for its breeding program, which features proven Selle Francais bloodlines that have produced talented young stock that excels in all three Olympic disciplines. Armstrong Farm produces approximately 10 foals each season through its breeding program. Ruth trains these young prospects and, every spring, debuts a new crop of talented youngsters in the show arena.
On any day, Ruth wears many hats. In her ‘down’ time, she plays guitar and is a singer songwriter, mom, wife, coach, and rider. All this plus her duties as a stallion manager who runs a busy breeding facility & stallion station and specializes in preparing young horses and stallions for the show ring.
Armstrong Farm is a true family affair. While Ruth is in the competitive spotlight, her husband, Lieutenant-Colonel Morley Armstrong, works tirelessly behind the scenes when not on active duty. Their 12 year old daughter, Tiffany, has also been bitten by the eventing bug and has started her competitive career.