Born and raised in London, Ontario now living in Calgary, Amber Marshall plays Amy Fleming on the popular TV series Heartland. Heartland is filmed in High River, Alberta and produced by SEVEN24 Films out of Calgary. Amber, a former veterinary assistant who is passionate about all animals, has been riding since a very young age and says that the two things she loves the most ‘acting and horses’ have come together to create this dream role of Amy on the Heartland series.
In between filming seasons of Heartland, Amber helps out at a local veterinary clinic and spends time with her many animals on her farm near Calgary, Alberta. She has horses, dogs, cats, chickens, turkeys and even peacocks! Amber has also volunteered at a Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre where she took raptor classes, to work with falcons and hawks.
Heartland, is based on the 25-novel series written by Lauren Brooke. The series started in 2007 with Coming Home and is currently airing Season Six on CBC. Season 7 will be returning to CBC starting in the fall. The television series is about a girl named Amy Fleming living in the fictional town of Hudson, Alberta. Her family owns a horse ranch called Heartland, where they have a long tradition of healing horses.
Amy helps abused horses by using psychologically based therapies instead of rough handling or force. Throughout this series she finds healing along with the horses that she treats every day. She recently won the 2013 Canadian Screen Star Award for this role. See more about Amy Marshall and the tv series Heartland.