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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

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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

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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

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Hrifandi (Hair-fan-dee) or Fandi

Hello. My name is Hrifandi (Hair-fandy). But the humans on Stoney Lick Farm call me Fandi. My name means gentleman. I am a 21 year old gelding (boy horse).  I am very kind and considerate  when I spend time with my horse and

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Bylgja (Beeg-ya) or Billie

Hi, Friends! I am a 21-year-old mare (girl horse) named Bylgja. I am an Icelandic Horse and am originally from the country, Iceland. Bylgia is an Icelandic name that means “Wave”. If you’d like, you can call me by my

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Stormur Goes to School

Hi Friends!  My name is Stormur. I’m one of the 9 Icelandic Horses here on Stoney Lick farm. I was born after a storm so Mr. Sam named me Stormur. I’m a 7 year old gelding (boy horse). I’ll be all grown up

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Countdown to Our Annual 10K Trail Run & 5K Fun Run/Walk

We are about a month away from our Annual 10K Trail Run and 5K Fun Run/Walk. September 4th will mark our 9th year of hosting this fundraiser for the Head Start Programs through the YMCA in Frederick County.  Proceeds for this event

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Behind The Scenes at ThorpeWood

It’s morning on Catoctin Mountain. The sun peeks over the tops of white pines and rays of sunlight travel across a dew covered pasture. Dandelions sway in a light breeze as a bumble bee visits each flower. An orchestra of

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ThorpeWood Trails: Don’t Just Take Our Word For It

As you know, ThorpeWood’s annual 5K Fun Walk/Run 10K Trail Run, is scheduled for Sunday, September 6th.  Registration is now open on active.com.  You can click here to be taken to our registration page.  All proceeds from this event will

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Register Now for ThorpeWood Trails September 6

It’s that time of year again:  ThorpeWood Trails 5K Fun Walk and 10K Trail Run time!  Registration is now open on active.com.  You can register by clicking here. What makes this event so special?  Truth be told, there are lots

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