Mechlin Farm Blog

Intrepido aka Sawyer junior hunter
Intrepido — Hunter

Intrepido aka "Sawyer" is a 2009 Danish Warmblood gelding with a beautiful jump. Consistent performer in the competitive 3'6" junior hunter division. Sawyer is out on lease and will be...

Riding Like a Princess: Meet McClain

Riding tends to attract hard-working, well-rounded kids, and McClain is truly in that category. We know her to be exceptionally caring and attentive with her horses — and sweet as...

How to Choose a Show Barn

In early-2016, I started calling around St. Louis horse facilities in search of weekend riding lessons. I had hung up my riding hat and rust breeches in the '80s and...

An Amateur Comeback Story: Meet Kristi

The Mechlin Farm barn community has something for everyone — rising stars working their way through the pony ranks,  juniors stepping up to new challenges, and amateurs juggling demands of...

Beckford Hunter
Beckford — Hunter — Lease Only

Beckford is a 16.2 hand, 2000 bay gelding who's a seasoned pro in the hunter ring. A beautiful mover and veteran winner, from Wellington to Texas to California. Lease only.

Mackenzie Altheimer jumping her horse at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center
Success with a Smile — Meet Mechlin Rider Mackenzie

If you've been around the local or national horse show scene at all, you've heard of Mackenzie Altheimer. She's a talented junior rider who's proven herself in all three rings...

Genuine — Jumper

Genuine is 16-hand, 2004 Warmblood mare. A great low children’s jumper. She's quick, positive and confidence building.

Bellevue Jumper for Sale
Bellevue — Jumper

Belle Vue is a 2001 Warmblood mare. 17 hands and easy — a confidence-building ride. Fast and careful. Great for junior or amateur through 1.3 meters.

Argo Z — Jumper

Argo Z is a 2005 Belgian gelding, standing at 16.3 hands. 1.4m experience in Europe, and has shown through the 1.2m meters in the US. Very quiet, easy to ride....