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About Distance Finding: What the Experts Say

Distance-finding may be the most mysterious — and anxiety-producing — aspect of horse riding. The best of riders reach almost every jump in stride, almost magically. And the rest of...

Abbi Stoll Committed to University of Kentucky equestrian team
College Bound: Meet Mechlin Rider Abbi Stoll

Abbi Stoll is a fixture at Mechlin Farm — but not for long. Abbi's long-standing goal of riding for a college equestrian team is about to become reality, and that...

Raviani pony for sale
Rosmel’s Bronze Benz — Pony

Meet Rosmel's Bronze Benz, aka Raviani, a 2005 Welsh pony. Short stirrup expert, great with up-and-coming riders. Raviani is located in St. Louis.

Coral Lane — Hunter

Coral Lane (aka Elle) is a 2009 bay Dutch Warmblood mare with a beautiful jumping style. She's competitive in the 3'3" or 3'6" hunter ring. Green eligible in 2019. Elle...

Leila — Hunter for Lease

Leila is a '99 Oldenburg mare who's looking for her next student. She's a confidence-builder and teacher in the 2'6" ring — a  great match for a novice rider who's...

Windsor and Emma
Windsor — Hunter

Windsor is an experienced 2002 Brandenberg gelding with a long record of show miles. He’s a great teacher in the 2’6″-3′ hunter ring, and well-suited for a younger rider who’s...

Monkey 2'6" hunter
Montego Bay — Hunter

Montego Bay (aka Monkey) is a wonderful first horse with the record to prove it. He's a hack winner, and a solid 2’-2’6 competitor — willing to teach any kid...

Funbelievable — Welsh Pony

Meet Funbelievable, a 2013 Welsh pony, currently available for lease or sale! 13.1 hands and located in Wellington (2019). Email us for info! 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How Temperature Changes Affect Your Horse

If you aren't wintering in Florida this year, you and your horses have likely dealt with some fairly extreme temperature changes. The wild swings from cold to warm and back...