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Horses Make People Feel Better

Recently I found some information to support what I have been observing for years. Horses make people feel better, both in the barn and long after they have [...]

Velvet’s Foal

Hello again! My baby has a name. We are calling her Chantilly Lace or Tilly for short. She is still very friendly and lively. In fact, she likes children [...]

EXCITING NEWS!! Special Delivery . . .

Hello everyone. Well, the most amazing thing has happened! I am a mother. Sunday morning very early, at 1:15 AM to be exact, I had a very cute black [...]

Velvet’s Story (Part 2)

When I was sleeping last night I had a dream. I dreamed about my life before Mike and Sam took care of me. I was at another farm, when one day a trailer [...]

Introducing… Velvet!

Hello everyone, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Velvet and this is my story. When people look at me they always smile and say how cute I [...]

Dashing through the snow…

This winter has certainly been a busy one! Jake and Paige, our magnificent sleigh team, along with their good friend Major in the one-horse open sleigh – [...]

Who leads who?

The herd at Back of Beyond continues to grow. The latest additions are Bo, a striking paint gelding and Annie a gentle Trakhener mare. They have joined [...]

Can every physically-sound horse be ridden?

Can every physically-sound horse be ridden? Or are there some horses that are just not good with a rider? I have heard of expensive horses being sold at [...]

How do you decide on a horse of your own??

Hi Cathy! When deciding to commit to having your own horse, what sort of things should influence your decision? And what should not? (as in, you may have a [...]