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Our Other Animal Friends

Most everyone knows that we have horses on ThorpeWood’s Stoney Lick Farm (SLF) but besides our horses, we have many other animal friends.  This past year we added 6 new animals!In April we adopted two lop-eared rabbits, Oreo and Nugget.

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Happy New Year!

We hope you had a wonderful Holiday Season!We received this gift from a friend of ThorpeWood.It’s in a shadowbox frame. The text is a quote from Jan Struthers.“Physical weather certainly is beyond our control. But human weather – the psychological climate

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17th Annual Holiday Open House – December 10th!

Our Open House is a week away and we’ve been busy getting ThorpeWood decked out for the holidays!Our tree is up and decorated! The tree came from the northwest mountains in North Carolina. It’s a 16 foot Frazer Fir. As usual, each year at the open house, if

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News from ThorpeWood

The Fall Season is upon us and as usual Mother Nature did not disappoint. Although the picture to your right was taken after peak foliage, the fall colors are still quite vibrant.The season also  brings back our Head Start friends and we are

Posted in Head Start, Holiday Open House, Horses, Weddings

Garpur

Good Day, Sirs and Ma’ams,My name is Garpur. I am a 7 year old gelding (boy horse) here at Stoney Lick Farm. My name means “Hero”.  My coat color is Dark Chestnut which is a reddish brown.Miss Joy has nicknamed me

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Thokkadis

Hi Beautiful Friends!My name is Thokkadis! I am a 12 year old mare (female). My coat color is Dun Pink Chestnut. But if you look at my picture you can see I am not pink! The Dun means I have a dark stripe

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Vinur

Hi friends!My name is Vinur. I am a 17 year old gelding (boy horse) Icelandic Horse. My name means friend. My coat color is Pinto, like Stormur and Bylgja (or Billie). I am white and dark brown.Some of my favorite

Posted in EAL, Head Start, Horses

Geysir (Gay-zer)

Hi Kids!My name is Geysir. I’m a 19 year old gelding (boy horse). I was one of the first horses to come to Stony Lick farms 12 years ago. I was born in Iceland where they have lots of geysers. A geyser is a

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Snudder (Snoo-der)

Hi Friends!My name is Snudder but some people call me by the nickname,  Snuddy (Snoo-dee). I am a 21 year old gelding (boy horse). My coat color is chestnut. I’m reddish brown like a chestnut. I have white numbers on my

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Glampi (Glom-pee)

My name is Glampi, I am a 21 year old gelding (boy horse).  My name means gleam, glitter or twinkle. My coat is bright white and I have blue eyes.I love to roll around upside down in the fields. My gleaming

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