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Goats at Head Start?!

The paved acres of Frederick and our own wild ones are mostly strangers to one another, yet the past few weeks have witnessed a curious cross-over in the form of a pair of bleating goats and their dutiful caretakers. These

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Classroom Bound!

From October to December, we spent four days a week with each of Frederick County’s fifteen Head Start classes. But once our last group boarded the bus, not to return until Spring, our farm seemed a bit quiet. A bit empty.

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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

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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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