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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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Race Results 2016

We had a fantastic turnout for our 9th Annual ThorpeWood 10K Trail Run and 5K Trail Walk/Run! Our final count was 200 participants, the most we’ve had in 9 years! We had runners and walkers from all across Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Participants who came

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T-Shirts, Trophies, and Tips for our Trail Run

September 4th will be here before you know it! Pre-Registration ends on September 1st. Participants who pre-register receive a T-shirt so if you’re “all about the shirt” register today!  Pre-registration is $20 for the 5K and $25 for the 10K. You

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Door Prizes at the Trail Run, September 4th, This Sunday!!!

We have some fabulous door prizes for those participating in this Sundays 9th Annual 5K/10K Trail Event at ThorpeWood! Registration numbers are low, so please consider participating for a great cause!! Tarara Winery is donating a concert VIP tent that accommodates 16

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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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The Hagen Arboretum at ThorpeWood

It’s a rainy afternoon in early summer on Catoctin Mountain. The curvy road to ThorpeWood takes you to an elevation above 1500 feet. There are no city sounds up here, only the sound of the rain hitting the leaves and

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Save The Date: ThorpeWood’s 9th Annual Trail Run

We are very excited to announce that the date of this year’s Trail Run will be September 4th. This is the 9th year for our 10K Trail Run and 5K Fun Run/Walk. It is our only fundraising event of the year.  The proceeds help offset the costs

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