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Your Horse, Your Life – Horse and Rider Magazine

Everyone!!! Please STOP what you’re doing, and take 2 seconds to click HERE.  Then click “RATE!”

OK, now… reminder reminder reminder!  Make sure you vote!  Every day!  My friend Connie has entered the Your Horse, Your Life contest hosted by Horse and Rider magazine.  … Continue Reading

Snapshots of Summer – Part 2

As we transition from summer to fall, I love to take a little stroll down memory lane… here are some snapshots of our glorious summer at the Green Barn

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We expanded! This is the inside of the “other” Green Barn!… Continue Reading

Welcome “Harley” to the Green Barn!

We’re so excited to welcome “Harley” and owner Lise to the Green Barn! Harley is a 16-year old Saddlebred gelding who’s had his share of the show ring… but now he just loves to take Lise on long, enjoyable trail rides :)

…and Aidan was so lonely before!!… Continue Reading

Snapshots of Summer

As we transition from summer to fall, I love to take a little stroll down memory lane… here are some snapshots of our glorious summer at the Green Barn

River exploring with Eliza and Jolene

We moved to the farm!… Continue Reading

A worthy cause…

Check out the following video for information regarding Equine Assisted Therapy in St. Louis, MO.  Our sweet Aidan’s St. Louis family (Robin and Dave Bair) recently donated their beloved “Hero” to the program and asked me to pass along this info… and of course, i’m always willing to aid a worthy cause!!!… Continue Reading

Welcome “Crimson and Clover” to the Green Barn!

Several weeks ago, we welcomed two beautiful ladies to the Green Barn, Crimson and Clover (aka “Chloe”) and her owner Haley.

Chloe is a 7-year old chestnut Hanoverian mare who not only is a Parelli expert, she loves to wow the crowd as an avid eventer.… Continue Reading

The Many Sizes of Grayce

It is truly remarkable how large… and how FAST… a Great Dane puppy grows! I kind of thought I knew what I was in for… but now… not so sure! :-D

…but I wouldn’t change a thing!! Scroll down to watch our baby Grayce grow before your very eyes… kind of like she does with us!… Continue Reading

A True Honor…

You know i’ve been busy when I haven’t had time to write a blog since “September Updates” …and it’s Oct.  Whoops!  I will be making a concerted effort to catch up – but trust me – SO MANY NEAT THINGS HAVE BEEN HAPPENING!!  … Continue Reading

The Green Barn – September Updates!

Interested in what’s going on at the Green Barn?  Check out our September newsletter :)

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Happy Birthday Green Barn!

Exactly one year ago today I took the leap.

I can’t believe it’s been a year already.  Sometimes it feels like yesterday the Green Barn slid its doors open for the first time, other times I can’t even remember life any other way.  … Continue Reading

Welcome “Remmy” and “Ruby” to the Green Barn!

About a week ago, the Green Barn welcomed some very special new friends… 2 babies, Rivendell’s Rembrandt and Rivendell’s Ruby Red, aka Remmy and Ruby.  Bred at Rivendell Farm in Altoona, AL, these PRECIOUS babies are bringing a lot of life to the barn!  … Continue Reading

Expansion is a GREAT thing :)

The “other” Green Barn is open for business!

Expansion is a GREAT thing :)  After packing and moving households for the last month, Chad and I turned our attention to cleaning and preparing the “other” green barn on the farm!  Working feverishly night and day paid off, we’re open!… Continue Reading

Are you a horse-aholic?

If you answer YES to more than three of the following, you may be a horse-aholic. :)

  • Can you say “sheath” in public without blushing?
  • Do you drive a big truck with a towing package when everyone else drives a real car?
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Don’t choke!

Choke is a condition that can occur in horses when feed or hay gets stuck somewhere in their esophageal tract.  Unlike choking in humans when the airway is blocked, choke in horses is usually not a life-threatening condition.  The horse is able to breathe, just not swallow.  … Continue Reading

Welcome “Ranger” and “Duke” to the Green Barn!

The Green Barn LOVES new friends!

Just this week, we welcomed “Ranger” and “Duke,” and family Heather and Addie.  Both Ranger (right) and Duke (left) are 5 year old geldings (WHEW!  The girls were really outnumbering the boys for a minute there!)

Ranger is a Tennessee Walking Horse who especially loves to take Addie on swimming trips to the creek, while Duke is an Appendix (half AQH/ half TB) who has a lot of jumping in his future.… Continue Reading