Pedro is a small pony with a lot of attitude. He is our little “pocket rocket”. He loves competitions and usually wins.
Pedro was Jesse’s pony, the love of his life. Sadly, Jesse outgrew him to the point where his feet almost touched the ground when he rode him. Eventually Jesse was forced to choose another horse to ride, and Pedro is now used to help teach the younger students in our riding school.
Apache, a gorgeous “paint horse”, was rescued with another horse, Storm. We don’t know his full story, unfortunately, but we do know that he is one of our most popular horses for outrides. He is calm and stable, and beginner riders love him. He is one of the more elderly horses on the farm, estimated to be about 22 years old.
Storm came to our farm with Apache. He has funny-shaped ears, because when he was young there were so many ticks on him that they ate, and caused to be mis-shapen, the cartilage in his ears. As a result, he looks really dorky.
He is used on our trail rides, and is a firm favourite. In spite of the strange directions his ears point, he is not as cross as he looks, and has a very gentle nature.
Clash came to us from the Polo Club next door to our stables. His previous owner was incredibly frustrated with him because he’d spent two years trying to train him to be a polo pony, but Clash just was not interested in playing the game.
He now enjoys the outrides we do, and loves to be amid the herd. He is one of the few horses on our farm that was not mis-treated.
Copper is a beautiful pony with delicate features and a lovely nature. We rescued Copper from a group of people who had neglected and abused him. They had used him in “bush races”, events where they beat the horses until they drop and become useless to them. He was badly beaten, extremely thin, and took ages to heal. He also hated children and would make a point to dump them on the ground, because it was mainly children that raced him.
Now, he loves everybody, and is used in our trail rides. We trust him with even the most novice rider. He has an extremely smooth canter and gallop, and loves to be out and about. He is best friends with Storm and Apache.
Amy came to our farm with a herd of 6 other horses. When she arrived, she was extremely skittish, and we found out she was also pregnant. She had a gorgeous foal, named Arabella, and, with love and attention, has turned out to be the most gorgeous, gentle horse. She is the Alpha of our entire herd.
Our guide, Ursula, usually rides Amy, but we do use her in trail rides if Ursula is not available. Amy looks after her people extremely well, and is a firm favourite.
Phantom is one of the babies of our farm, born and bred right on our land. He is almost four years old, and is absolutely adored by us. His father was a Fresian, and he inherited his good looks from that side of the family.
He has a curious and extremely trusting nature, and absolutely loves attention. We are working with him on trail rides at the moment, and he is very calm when outside. He is obviously still growing, but he’s already a big boy.
Lady Karma is the other foal born and bred on our land. Her father is Spenser, one of our two Friesians, and she gets her name because we had all but given up on Spenser breeding, until he decided an older “lady” was his crush, and broke out to be with her. Sadly, Karma’s mother, Music, is no longer with us, but she lives on in her foal.
Karma is extremely curious and trusting, and we absolutely adore her. She is currently being trained for outrides as well. She is almost 16 hands tall already, and still growing.
Sultan was previously known as Tarzan. He is a very gentle, very lazy horse, and was bought by a private client from a loving mom who did not have time for him any more. He is amazing in horseback archery, and does not even blink at the twang of the bows when arrows are shot from his back. He is used occasionally on trail rides too.
Dancer is approximately 7 years old, and was also born on the farm. She is calm and patient, and we are training her to be used in horseback archery.
She is the half-sister of Lady Karma, as her father is also Spenser.
She is mainly used in our riding school, but can also do trail rides if necessary.
Skemer is one of two Fresians we have on our farm. He is a movie star in his own right, having starred in films such as Of Kings and Prophets, and series such as Black Sails, to name a couple.
He is used to pull our Sinderella Carriage, but is also used on outrides. As big as he is, he is one of the biggest babies on the farm.
Nunu is a perfectly tiny pony. He is just about hip-height, and is quite docile considering he’s so small. He is used for the really young (3+ years old) students in the riding school.
He is also used for pony rides when youngsters come to our petting zoo.