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Horse trailer loading 101 (from my couch)

When I arrived to feed at the arena this morning, Deb had already fed the herd. Our rescue thoroughbred mare “Baby” was in the arena eating and cold so I put her blanket on. It’s still raining (and flooding) and … Continue reading

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Waiting for Mother Nature

Just finished watching the 2 DVD set “Ray Hunt’s Colt Starting” and I picked up several new ideas for my approach with Hendrix. The problem is it’s raining hard…and the round pen is a mud pit. ugh…Tomorrow the weather calls … Continue reading

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merry christmas

merry christmas.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope you have a great turkey day and enjoy food & good times with those you love.Things are buzzing around the farm as the holidays approach. The house is already almost all decorated and I’m working on Christmas cards. This … Continue reading

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Need someone to ride horse

One of our boarders here at Avalon Farms is in recovery from recent surgery and will be unable to ride her horse for several months. She’s looking for a local woman that rides to come out to the farm (45 … Continue reading

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Avalon Farms Horse Boarding

Avalon Farms Charlotte, Tn From: avalonfarms  | Nov 11, 2011 Avalon Farms is a 290 acre horse facility located 45 minutes from Music City USA…Nashville, Tennessee. A private valley surrounded by woods, trails and water… it’s the perfect peaceful spot to ride and … Continue reading

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last weekend’s ride

Robyn sent me some pics from last weekend’s ride…Lynn drove up from alabama and rode Emily’s mare “Blue.” Deb rode too on her horse, “Bill.”

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playing with Hendrix (colt starting)

I had company today at the round pen. Robyn Kevlin was visiting her horses at the farm and drove across the creek to check out our progress. I wanted to show her what Hendrix & I are doing together now. … Continue reading

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Free Horse

Grayson Chex Leo is a 10 year old gelding in need of an experienced trainer or serious Parelli student. He’s had a lot of time online and at liberty but only a few times backing and then just sitting on … Continue reading

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Blazing trails at Avalon

Robyn & Terry Kevlin and Deb Shoemaker worked on clearing new horse trails last weekend at Avalon Farms. Here’s a description of what they did from Robyn… “Terry and Deb working on the last trail, that comes off the bluff … Continue reading

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