Category Archives: Around the Farm

Updates on farm gatherings, news from Avalon Farms

Surgery update

Hendrix did very well and he was gelded today. A break in the weather before the real winter cold was the perfect time to do it. Dr Thomas and his assistant came out at 11am. I didn’t feed Hendrix beforehand…just … Continue reading

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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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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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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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1st cutting of hay in the barn!

We had a great first hay cutting this year with 38 bales in the barn. At 1000lbs each thats 38,000lbs of hay! Second cutting is normally better than the first and we’ve been getting rain so should be good. One … Continue reading

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English hunt seat 16.2 Thoroughbred Mare Free to the right person

This is a special horse and her owner Julee has asked me to help find someone to take over her care. Here’s Julee’s email to me and the story of the precious thoroughbred mare that she rescued. If you have … Continue reading

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