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Gideon: Fancy Pony Hunter Prospect

Gideon is smart, sensitive, and super fancy! At just under 14.2 with a warmblood look, Gideon turns heads in the pony hunters. Gideon is taking the “natural” road to the show ring and the results are impressive:  Gideon captures Champion … Continue reading

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Angus MacCloud – 2005 Thoroughbred Shire Sport Horse

Congratulations! We know Angus will be a well-loved addition to a wonderful family! We are absolutely crazy about Angus, our 6 year old, 16.1 hand Shire-TB! With his great mind, cloud-like gaits, and storybook look., what’s not to love! Friends … Continue reading

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FireStorm – 2003 RPSI cross mare

Updated 9/29/2012: Congratulations Tim on your awesome new horse; and congratulations Stormy on your incredible new life 🙂 We hope to be hearing lots of great stories about both of you in the coming years! —— Stormy: 15.1 RPSI cross … Continue reading

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Drummer Boy – 2007 Pinto Friesian Percheron Cross Gelding

Let this extraordinary Pinto Friesian Percheron cross color your world!  His look-at-me markings (complete with rare ink-spots) complement his correct conformation and movement. Drummer Boy has a comical, sweet personality that make training sessions a true joy. His solid foundation … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Freezing rain and ice-slick roads confine us to the farm tonight… and there is no place we’d rather be! Mark and I play with the horses well after dark. I trim Grace’s hooves and start teaching her a new trick, … Continue reading

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Clydesdale Rides Trail! Putting the Natural in Horsemanship

Clydesdale Rides Trail! Putting the Natural in Horsemanship Yesterday was a story of turning bad happenings into good results. A bit of background: Much to both mine and Dolly’s chagrin, after spending the afternoon on Tuesday last week mowing the … Continue reading

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Flymasking the Un-halterable, Headshy Horse

You remember the story of belling the cat. We were handed a similar scenario… The challenge: To put a flymask on a horse who is not halter-trained and is known to be headshy. The solution: Clicker Training to the rescue! … Continue reading

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Cricket: Appendix Registered Quarter Horse Mare For Lease

Congratulations to the Knock Family of Kearneysville, WV! We’re so thrilled that this special mare is staying “in the family,” and that you love her as much as we do!

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Gideon’s Hunter/Jumper Clinic Prep: It All Starts Here

Bill Moroney holds an impressive list of credentials in the equestrian world.  He is currently the president of the U.S. Hunter Jumper Association, sits on the U.S. Equestrian Federation Board of Directors, and is a past chairman of the USEF … Continue reading

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Natural Horsemanship Training with Cavaletti

Natural horse trainers look for creative ways to use their environment to help train their horses. Cavaletti, also called ground poles, are unsung heroes in creating a bridge between horse training equipment and the horse’s environment. Cavaletti, the Italian word … Continue reading

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