When I first opened up the screener for the season 4 premiere of Heartland (also it’s 50th episode! I worried that this CBC drama, set on an Alberta horse ranch backdrop might bore me some, since I know nothing about horses. Thanks to Canada’s Culture Days and CBC, I had the pleasure of meeting with Amber Marshall, who plays horse-whisperery Amy and Graham Wardle, who plays her ridiculously adorable boyfriend Ty, who rode out of town in the finale of season 3.
It was like Little House on the Prairie meets The Young and the Restless – in the very best way possible, because those are two of my most favorite shows to ever hit the airwaves.
"We were our own wedding planners, and it wasn't stressful for me," says the native of London, Ontario.
The show had everything I needed to keep me entertained, keep me laughing, keep me rooting for the good guys.
They were really sweet and didn’t laugh (too much) as I walked into the Hard Rock Cafe carrying every single thing I own on my shoulders.
Wearing a strapless gown by Private Label by G and carrying a lilac bouquet arranged by her grandmother, Amber made a stunning entrance on her horse, Hawk, riding sidesaddle as her father - who only learned to work with the horse moments before the ceremony - held the reigns. "The applause made the horses a little nervous," recalls Amber. After tucking into a meal prepared by the same caterers who work on , Amber's off- and on-set families mingled.
Saying "I do" at the altar Shawn built The television actress is used to being in the spotlight, but exchanging vows with her groom in front of 150 of their loved ones presented an entirely new thrill. Having co-workers like Michelle Morgan and Chris Potter there was especially meaningful to Amber because in the six years that the show has aired, they've become family to her as well.
I find it fascinating to see how they interact and communicate with one another. I am continually learning more and would love to spend more time with those who have the ability to communicate to animals through body language and understanding.
I enjoy that saying and I feel that in many cases, it is all about a person's ability to see through the exterior of their partner.Amber talked about how the US people were so nervous about the show being set in Canada.They constantly asked questions like, “It’s just small town Canada, right? They both told me stories of moms driving their kids on quests to find the ranch.She slicks on some lipstick, brushes her cheeks with rouge, affixes an earring and descends a staircase, Mae West style, in a slinky white dress. w=1024&h=683 1024w" sizes="(max-width: 680px) 100vw, 680px" / But adjusting to Amy’s new grooming habits this season has been a learning curve for the London, Ont., native — and her fans are quick to notice.A few scenes later, she’s back at Heartland ranch in Alberta awaiting a blissful family reunion. “This year, as part of the changes for my character, they wanted me to have beautiful nails and that’s something I have never ever had.Whether that partner is a human, horse or something beyond, the logic remains the same.