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A few weeks ago we welcomed FOUR new faces to the Green Barn the SAME day…

[2 pony faces + 2 people faces = 4 new faces!]

“Tucker,” a sweeter-than-is-right 4 year old OTT gelding whose talent is obvious to all who meet him, and “Lily” a just LOVELY 6 year old Welsh/draft cross who looks like she’s floating on a cloud as she extends in her trot across the flat; and their owners – Lauren and Becca!  … Continue Reading

Although both “Ben” and Amy have been at the Green Barn for some time, this is their FORMAL welcome :)


Amy came to the Green Barn several months ago as a staff member, and I have been thrilled to have her.  … Continue Reading

This past week at the Green Barn we made a new friend… a breathtakingly GORGEOUS new friend, may I add…

This is Gruezi (pronounced – “GREW-IT-SEE” <– at least that’s what I think!).  He is a 12-year old Oldenburg gelding with impeccable manners – and that’s a GREAT thing, since he’s also 17.1 hh!!  … Continue Reading

Helmets are of the utmost importance… and major kudos to the USEF (United States Equestrian Federation) for recently amending the rule regarding helmets – effective March 1, 2011, helmets will be required for all dressage riders in national level competition.

The rider mentioned in the above article, Courtney King, suffered a fractured skull when a young horse she was schooling slipped and fell this past March.

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This just in:

Superstar stallion “Moorlands Totilas” is a daddy!  The first foal to this champion was born just this past Sunday.

“Moorlands Guinevere” is a beautiful bay filly.  Congrats to Toto, Moorlands Stables and very busy mommy – “Moorlands Sajouti.”

*Courtesy of and my friend Laura for keeping me informed!

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Moorlands Totilas (nicknamed “Toto”) is a 10-year-old black Dutch Warmblood stallion, who many people are calling the horse of the century.

Wonder why?  Look at him!

Toto won all 3 Gold medals in the World Equestrian Games, the first horse ever to do so.

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The WEG starts today!!

Held every 4 years, the World Equestrian Games (WEG) is the ultimate in equestrian competition.  Combining the disciplines of jumpingdressageeventingdrivingendurance and vaulting all in one place, the 2010 Games are being held for the very first time on US soil.  

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