The New Barn Cleaner

Boy am I having a problem focusing this morning. Too excited. Checked on the bridge. it is open to all traffic. The boom ETA is 3 pm and that of course is always subject to bridge and weather. Wendell is coming with the backhoe to do the gravel trench. This man is the most amazing person with the … Read more about The New Barn Cleaner

Finally

This is Finally, Jeannie S' first foal, born in New London a Trahkaner X too. Wonderful conformation. Loved to jump. Came to the Sanctuary when he was 5 with a with badly infected scratches. We fixed that. He was born in 1998. Great horse in the ring. He has the very best training before he came. … Read more about Finally

Morning Missed

This is Morning Missed, the offspring of Jeannie S. and Lapland Skipper which makes her a Trahkaner X. She has exceptional conformation and beautiful gaits. She needs a job and all my accomplished riders have gone west. … Read more about Morning Missed

Brilliant Art

Robbie Smith donated Art to the Sanctuary, he was born in 2000. He had a lot of racing problems when he came which included a Bowed Tendon, Capped Hock, Foot Abscess and a locked stifle. It took me a while, to get him sound for his job at the Sanctuary. We love him so much, he has been our poster … Read more about Brilliant Art

Prince

This is Prince, a Welsh cross pony. He was donated to the Sanctuary because he was a bad acting bully pony and they did not feel he was safe for their children. It took a bit of work to change his attitude and give him a bit of manners. He is just wonderful now and a great starter pony for … Read more about Prince

Mira

This is Mira, a Lusitano Xbred. Lovely high stepping gaits, jut perfect for Helena and the Autistic crowd. … Read more about Mira

Fiddler Fred aka Dawson

Standardbred Gelding (1997) Dawson came to the farm as a 2 year old stallion, not suitable for racing. He was gelded and we started his ground training. At three he was ready for the trail. He has a wonky stifle, so we have to do a lot of miles to strengthen the ligaments and muscles. He is a … Read more about Fiddler Fred aka Dawson

Chairo Yuki

This is Chairo Yuki (which means brown snow in Japanese) Chairo was donated to the Sanctuary by Peggy and Brent Mackinnon when she was four. She was born in 2010. As you can see she is what we call an easy keeper in horse talk. This was her year to be backed. She has lovely smooth gaits, a credit to … Read more about Chairo Yuki

Obie

Obie is a Standardbred and has beautiful gaits. He competed in dressage, He was very unhappy about jumping. The did not even like the cavelleti's He was born in West Prince and came to the Sanctuary when he was 8. He was born in 1998. Obie was entrusted to our care a long time ago by Natalie … Read more about Obie

Northwinds Bunny

The nicest Standardbred mare. This is Northwinds Bunny and is from NB, When she was a foal she was brought to the Vet College with her mother. Both had very serious wire cuts. She was abandoned when she was losing the hoof. But the interns grew a new hoof wall in the year they were at the Vet … Read more about Northwinds Bunny

Dandy & Streeter

HB Dandy - Standardbred Gelding (1984) HB Streeter - Standardbred Gelding (1987) Both these boys were donated by Trailblazer Krista; Krista had both boys since they were three. They have done everything and are nice old fellows to go down the trail. Streeter is great in our chariot. Krista … Read more about Dandy & Streeter

Darling

Shetland Pony Mare (2000) Dropped off August 2003, kicking squealing and biting. Very unhappy pony. Does not like males, forks and rakes. The story that came with her; she was abused. Trailblazers are working hard to gain her confidence. We hope to have a driving pony by the summer of 2005. … Read more about Darling

Dixie

Grade Pony Mare Donated when she was 8 and sadly outgrown. She has her moments and hates her herd so we have to watch her she will back up 20 feet to nail another horse. Donations have a history that we do not know so this is a good pony to teach you to watch and keep heads up. When we ride her … Read more about Dixie

Jamaica

Trahkener/PEI Plug Mare (Susie) (2000) Born and raised at the Sanctuary, Jamaica just kept growing she is 16.2 at age 6. In her 4th year she developed a growth on her right front elbow, this proved to be a large cell Cancer growth. AVC's Dr. Riley operated successfully, she recovered that winter … Read more about Jamaica