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Fall 2018

Hard to believe fall is right around the corner. The horses are ready for it; the bugs have been miserable this summer.

Alas, this is gentle reminder that there is no Open House this year. But please feel free to contact us to set up a tour if you would like to visit the horses. Our horse population is aging and we are seeing more of them having medical issues and it is a constant balance keeping up with everything. Everything revolves around their quality of life, keeping them comfortable.

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Summer 2019

As always, we have been getting inquiries about Open House this year. Doing our best for the horses is always uppermost in our minds, and from time to time that means reevaluating what we do. We recently had to make the very difficult decision to not hold our annual Open House this year.

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Spring 2019

We are so ready for spring. Winters are often very challenging on the farm, and this year we were short volunteer help which made it that much more difficult to get everything done. We are so grateful to all the people that came out to help us in the freezing cold to care for the horses ≠≠-- thank you. Many hands really lessen the load. The horses are ready for spring, too, and to have their winter blankets off. They are itchy from shedding their winter coats and look forward to feeling the warmth of the sun on their backs. ...
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Holiday 2018

This year has been a whirlwind; hard to believe the holidays are already upon us. Taking care of the horses can be hectic and there is always work to be done - manure to pick up, feedings, medical care - but what makes it all worth it are the moments of success and joy we are witness to. Tango and Marley came in so thin and depressed, and now they have gained more weight and look healthy. It is wonderful to watch them gallop full out from one end of their field to the other. They play with the other horses over the fence, happy to be alive and thriving. Their eyes are bright and shiny, and they look forward to every meal.

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Christmas 2002 - The Definitive My Side of the Fence

'Ok, so they arenít ridable anymore.' It never ceases to amaze me how many people get rid of a horse that has been good to them for many years because they canít ride them. It just astounds me that people who have had the same horse for a long time, 10-20 years, just get rid of them like they were never a part of the family. Read More ....

 

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