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  • Fancy Hunter / Jumper Barns

    Since it is raining outside.
    I want to lighten the mood here and let's all post pictures of Fancy, Show Facilities either privately owned or publicly that are truly amazing. I have passed a few and taken pics .. So Here Goes......
    "YOU create your own stage. The audience is waiting."

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    This is not far from us
    http://www.forkstables.com/index.html

    While primarily eventing, it's still amazingly gorgeous!
    Fils Du Reverdy (Revy)- 1993 Selle Francais Gelding
    My equine soulmate
    Mischief Managed (Tully)- JC Priceless Jewel 2002 TB Gelding

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    • #3
      Arygle, Tx

      This ones about 30 minutes north of me: www.stargatesporthorses.com

      And this ones about an hour north of me: www.legacyequestriancenter.com
      Rural Property Specialist
      Keller Williams Realtors

      TexasEquestrianProperties.com
      Email Me for Horse Property!

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      • #4
        WOW they are all gorgeous!! I would love to win the lottery and build a place line anyone of the links posted!!!
        Kim
        If you are lucky enough to ride, you are lucky enough.

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        • #5
          http://www.springvalleyfarm.net/
          near Richmond VA
          Dear life, please send grapes. Sincerely, I prefer wine over lemonade.

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          • #6
            This place is simply amazing: http://www.hummingbirdnestranch.com/index.html It's in the L.A. area.
            ******
            "A good horse and a good rider are only so in mutual trust."
            -H.M.E.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Horseymama View Post
              This place is simply amazing: http://www.hummingbirdnestranch.com/index.html It's in the L.A. area.
              I heard that they are unfortunately getting rid of their equestrian facilities, all the boarders had to leave earlier this year.
              It's not having what you want, it's wanting what you've got.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by two sticks View Post
                I heard that they are unfortunately getting rid of their equestrian facilities, all the boarders had to leave earlier this year.
                I believe there are financial problems, due in part to the divorce of the owners.

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                • #9
                  Grand Central is one of my favorites http://hunterponies.com/thumbnail_farm.htm

                  My other favorite is Joe Fargis' place, can't remember the farm name, or if it even has a website. Both were featured in the same book though and are equally gorgeous and state of the art without being too elaborate

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Horseymama View Post
                    This place is simply amazing: http://www.hummingbirdnestranch.com/index.html It's in the L.A. area.

                    That place is gorgeous! Although I think I would get a complex with my horse living in nicer surroundings than me

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                    • #11
                      They held the FEI Children's International competition at Hummingbird's Nest for a couple years... I showed in it one year, and it was both an amazing facility and production. Unfortunately, the year after I was there, I believe they began experiencing their familial and financial woes.

                      It really is too bad the place is not really being used to it's full potential. Definitely one of the nicest facilities I have seen.

                      I like looking at barn construction companies. Not all of the ones on this website are necessarily "awe" worthy, but some of them definitely have me daydreaming...

                      http://www.kingconstruction.org/

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                      • #12
                        Here is the Joe Fargis place from the book Ultimate Horse Farms, http://books.google.com/books?id=0wz...20farm&f=false

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by two sticks View Post
                          I heard that they are unfortunately getting rid of their equestrian facilities, all the boarders had to leave earlier this year.
                          What does "getting rid of their equestrian facilities" mean, they are tearing the barns down or something? Boy, that would be a shame. Not that I even live anywhere close to this place, but I hate to see a beautiful barn go to waste!
                          ******
                          "A good horse and a good rider are only so in mutual trust."
                          -H.M.E.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by ontarget View Post
                            I think this is the company about to finish one of my clients' new places. She tore down her 8 stall single aisle barn (which was already beautiful) and replaced it with a U shape/courtyard style 30 stall facility that is absolutely amazing, and its not even done yet. I feel privileged that I get to teach there

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                            • #15


                              I feel so lucky/spoiled getting to ride at my barn

                              www.arborwoodstables.com

                              its only a 5 minute walk (on foot or horseback... lol) to WEF and we have some big named riders/trainers/judges that come in to train clients...

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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by BAC View Post
                                Here is the Joe Fargis place from the book Ultimate Horse Farms, http://books.google.com/books?id=0wz...20farm&f=false
                                Forget the barn, I want that cute little fuzzy pony in that one picture!
                                "I was not expecting the park rangers to lead the resistance, none of the dystopian novels I read prepared me for this but cool."

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                                • #17
                                  Here ya go http://www.pambakerhillcrestfarms.com/ a awesomed place and even a nicer lady!!!!!
                                  Author of COTH article "The Other Side of Aaron Vale"

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                                  • #18
                                    http://www.dutchmasters.on.ca/ they build some beautiful places!

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                                    • #19
                                      www.providencehillfarm.com

                                      you would never believe it's in the middle of nowhere Mississippi
                                      it feels more like a cathedral than a barn

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by SkipChange View Post
                                        www.providencehillfarm.com

                                        you would never believe it's in the middle of nowhere Mississippi
                                        it feels more like a cathedral than a barn
                                        Wow. I want to move to the middle of nowhere Mississippi just to ride there.

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